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Parliament tasks finance ministry to investigate platinum credit, bayport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has tasked the Finance Ministry to investigate Platinum Credit Limited and Bayport for alleged exploitation of borrowers. Platinum Credit Limited is a micro finance company that offers emergency loans to borrowers among others. Bayport on the hand offers short term loans, medium-term loans, …

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Non-performing loans jump to UGX 783 Bn – BoU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The amount of money where borrowers have not made any payments for at least three months grew by 15 percent to 783 billion Shillings between January and March 2020, the Bank of Uganda has said. This is a growth from 666.3 billion Shillings of …

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Borrowers to default on loans– BoU survey

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Commercial Banks expect more borrowers not to meet their loan obligations in the three months to the end of December, according to a survey by Bank of Uganda. BoU says banks had “noticed unfavourable economic conditions experienced during the last couple of months, which were …

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MPs adopt committee report on movable assets bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have adopted a report by the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee endorsing a bill to facilitate credit for small borrowers and manage the risk of borrowing by the financial sector. The bill is envisaged to make credit affordable for Ugandans. According to …

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Banks court small borrowers

Centenary becomes third bank to unveil micro-loans to customers via mobile phones Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Despite talk that micro-loans may not create a big impact on the economy, the scramble for a share of the small loans business by Uganda’s banking industry continues to gain momentum. Centenary Bank …

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