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Guard robs Sh100M from MTN dealer

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakasongola police are hunting for a security guard from J Unit security company for robbing Shillings 100 million from an MTN dealer. Nicholas Ojambo reportedly put the MTN agent from Nile Com Limited and driver at gunpoint in the forest between Katuugo Check-point and …

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Judiciary refunding bail cash through mobile money

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judiciary has started refunding money spent by suspects to get bail using mobile money. It was previously only being refunded through bank accounts. The law provides for a refund of bail at the conclusion of the case whether one is convicted or acquitted. It …

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Nakaseke residents foil robbery on mobile money shop

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Nakaseke has arrested two men after they attempted to rob a mobile money shop. The suspects have been identified as Stuart Taremwa and the other only identified as Duncan. They attacked Viola Nakigudde in her shop on Thursday at Butikwa cell in Kiwoko …

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PostBank to disburse government COVID-19 relief funds

PostBank Uganda has been appointed to disburse the government COVID-19 relief funds to the select Ugandans heavily impacted by the pandemic Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | PostBank Uganda has been appointed to disburse the government COVID-19 relief funds to the select Ugandans impacted by the pandemic and the ongoing lockdown, …

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Arua mobile money conman arrested

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are holding a man who has been targeting mobile money operators in Arua city. Police picked up Alex Leku, a businessman from Ariwara town in DR Congo over the weekend after registering a complaint from one of his victims. It is alleged that Leku …

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BOU: Mobile money transfer will add value to money

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mobile Money services have now been completely detached from the regulation of the Uganda Communications Commission to that of the Bank of Uganda (BOU), amidst questions and fears from the customers. Last month, the Bank of Uganda started implementing the National Payments System Act …

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