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Ugandan banks not yet out of the woods

The real impact of COVID-19 pandemic on banks will be seen in the second or third quarter of next year Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Ugandan commercial banks may believe that they are headed for recovery amid the novel coronavirus pandemic but the headwinds are still big, said Tumubweine …

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Equity makes history, hits trillion-shilling balance sheet

  Equity Becomes the first bank in Eastern and Central Africa to achieve the trillion-shilling balance sheet milestone after migrating Banque Commercial Du Congo (BCDC) to Equity’s core banking platform Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT |  Equity Group has crossed the Ksh.1 trillion rubicon (UgSh33 trillion), becoming the first bank in …

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Equity Uganda officially unveils a new brand identity

  Equity will now present itself as a unified brand with a consolidated business model for its inclusive range of financial services. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Equity Uganda, a wholly owned subsidiary of Equity Group Holdings has today unveiled a new identity in line with Equity Group Holdings’ ongoing …

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Equity Group offers 30% more loans, Uganda deposits up 50%

    Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Equity Group has reported giving out 30% more loans than the previous year, as it supports companies seeking new opportunities as they recover from the COVID-19 lockdown. This has been possible as customer deposits grew from Kshs478 billion ($4 billion) to Kshs 691 billion ($6.3billion), …

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Equity CEO wins coveted Oslo Business for Peace Award

    Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. James Mwangi, Group Managing Director and CEO of Equity Group Holdings Plc and Executive Chairman Equity Group Foundation was on September 9 honored with the prestigious 2020 Oslo Business for Peace Award. “Dr. James Mwangi receives the Award for his business-worthy …

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MPs summon Security Ministers over non-compliance with gender, equity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the budget committee have summoned ministers for Defence and security to explain why the sector failed to comply with gender and equity requirements. The decision stemmed from a presentation from Equal Opportunities Commission on the gender and equity responsiveness of the …

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Equity Group unveils a new look

  Equity’s refresh geared towards leveraging on the brand’s global capability, strong heritage, internal talent assembly and agile business model to scale across demographic segments in Africa Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT |  Equity Group Holdings Plc has launched a new brand identity that reflects a streamlined financial services provider positioned as …

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