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Launch of the Mutebile centre

Longest-serving central bank boss feted at inaugural lecture Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The launch on Jan.11 of the Tumusiime Mutebile Centre of Excellence was the perfect moment to fete the long-serving governor of the central bank.  At the helm since 2001, Mutebile is the longest serving governor the …

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THE INDEPENDENT: Why BOU bosses’ fight isn’t helpful

COVER Saving Bank of Uganda: Why Kasekende, Bagyenda, Mutebile fight isn’t helpful THE LAST WORD Why our nations remain poor: African elites are victims of their own delusions about distorted history of developed countries. POLITICS Justice Kasule’s decent proposal on elections: Why not have regional Supreme Court to decide petitions? …

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Financial inclusion optimism

What the 2017 –2022 government strategy means to Uganda Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Uganda’s central bank in partnership with the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has unveiled a five-year financial inclusion strategy to enable more individuals and business access affordable financial products and services. The Uganda National …

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Good news on economy

But experts wonder if economy can survive local and regional political turmoil Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | There is some good news for Uganda’s economy finally. The Central Bank’s latest annual report shows a sharper GDP growth in 2016/17 than had earlier been estimated. The FY2016/2017 growth figures released on …

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Bank of Uganda cuts CBR to 9.5%

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile, has October 03, announced a reduction in the Central Bank Rate (CBR) by 0.5 percentage points to 9.5% for the next three months. The CBR is the rate of interest which a central bank charges on loans and advances to commercial banks. The …

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