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UPDF SACCO ‘Wazalendo’ to hit shs.1trillion assets by 2025

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Colonel Freddy Joseph Onata, the Chief Executive Officer of the UPDF’s Savings and Credit Cooperative -Wazalendo, has expressed confidence to achieve their target of being a One trillion asset institution by next year. He said said the SACCO boasts a membership of over 100,000, share capital of …

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Police SACCO struggling with massive withdrawals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The continuous withdrawals by police officers are posing a significant threat to the existence of Exodus Savings and Credit Cooperation Organization (SACCO). Established in 2007 during the tenure of Gen Edward Kale Kayihura as Inspector General of Police (IGP), the Exodus SACCO aimed to …

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Police cautions SACCOs, mobile agents ahead of Christmas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  As the year-end festivities and business transactions pick up pace, the police have issued a warning to mobile money dealers and Village Savings and Credit Cooperation Organizations (SACCOs), highlighting their susceptibility to armed robberies during this period. This follows a recent surge in armed …

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SACCO leaders in Serere ordered to refund PDM cash

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Fisheries, Hellen Adoa Abeku has ordered the Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization (SACCO) leaders in Serere to refund money allegedly extorted from residents seeking to benefit from the Parish Development Model (PDM) program. The orders were made during a …

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Six arrested for theft of UGX 16m from Nebbi workers SACCO

Nebbi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Nebbi District are holding six suspects to aid investigations into the theft of 16 million Shillings from Nebbi Workers Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization (SACCO) Ltd. Unknown thugs broke into the premises of Nebbi Workers Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization (SACCO) located in …

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Kashari youth emyooga SACCO chairperson arrested

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chairperson Kashari South Youth Emyooga Savings and Credit Cooperative organization, has been arrested. Victor Twinomugisha was arrested on Thursday on the directive of Mbarara Resident District Commissioner Emmy Katera Turyabagyenyi. This followed complaints from the SACCO members that Twinomugisha withdrew 30 Million Shillings from …

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Manager arrested for embezzling sacco funds

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Duncan Twesigye, the Manager of Kigezi Umoja Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization (UMOJA SACCO) in Kabale has been arrested for allegedlly embezzling 36 million Shillings. Twesigye has been on the run prompting the Sacco management to file a complaint at Kabale Police Station accusing Twesigye …

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