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BOU Governor Mutebile decries low private sector credit uptake

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bank of Uganda Governor Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile has said Uganda’s private sector credit remains low at 12% of country’s Gross Domestic Product, an issue that has led to slow business growth. Private sector credit challenges According to Mutebile, in most cases it’s only large corporate …

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Behind Sudhir win

SUDHIR CASE: Plan to have BOU pay heavily Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE & ISAAC KHISA | Real estate tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia has won a major case in the High Court in Kampala that could see the Bank of Uganda pay him billions of shillings in costs and compensation for …

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Behind Sudhir win

Plan to have BOU pay heavily Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE AND ISAAC KHISA | Real estate tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia has won a major case in the High Court in Kampala that could see the Bank of Uganda pay him billions of shillings in costs and compensation for lost business …

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BOU to appeal against Sudhir ruling

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Crane Bank (in Receivership) is dissatisfied with Monday’s High Court’s ruling in their UGX397 billion case against Sudhir Ruparelia and will appeal, Bank of Uganda has confirmed. The High Court Commercial Division on Monday dismissed the  Crane Bank (in Receivership) suit against Sudhir and …

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Court dismisses BOU case against Sudhir

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court Commercial Division has dismissed the  Crane Bank (in Receivership) suit against Sudhir Ruparelia and Meera Investments, with Justice David Wangutusi ruling that they have no legal basis to sue. The judge dismissed the suit on Monday over lack of legal basis …

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COSASE summons Mutebile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE, has summoned the Central Bank Governor, Prof. Emmanuel  Tumusiime Mutebile. Mutebile is supposed to respond to petitions related to closure of commercial banks next week on Thursday. The Constitution gives Parliamentary committees’ quasi powers of …

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Private sector lending up

But who is benefiting? Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Latest statistics from Bank of Uganda shows that private sector lending has gone up. But, a section of the private sector mainly traders, manufacturers, economic experts are saying that they are yet to benefit. Issa Sekitto, for instance, an importer …

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Uganda’s coffee, maize, beans exports fall

🇺🇬 Export earnings ⬆               2017/18 – 2018/19 Gold 🥇 US$343m – US$1,068m Fish 🐠   US$146m – US$185m Tobacco US$54m  – US$85m Cocoa B  US$58m – US$73m 🇺🇬 Export earnings ⬇                2017/18       2018/19 Coffee☕ US$492m  …

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Kadaga clears COSASE to probe BOU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises – COSASE to conduct proceedings on issues that were not concluded as pertains matters on the closure of seven commercial banks by Bank of Uganda.  The seven banks …

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