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UBA’s Read Africa project visits Fortportal school

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | In a bid to curb the poor reading culture plaguing the youth in Uganda, United Bank for Africa(UBA) has embarked on a project dubbed read ‘Read Africa’ to equip students with literature. On Friday last week, the UBA Fortportal team led by the Head of …

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UBA wins best social banking award for leo-chat banking

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | UBA Uganda has been crowned the winner of the Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA) Social Banking award for its ground breaking Innovation -LEO Chat banking, at an event held at Kampala Serena Hotel last week. The 2018 Digital Impact Awards (DIAA) themed Include Everyone recognized …

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UBA to unveil mobile, agent banking this month

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Pan-African lender, United Bank for Africa, plans to roll out its mobile banking platform mid this month and later agent banking to facilitate customer convenience and also tap into the unbanked population. UBA Uganda CEO Johnson Agoreyo said the lender is in the final stage …

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Why Ugandan bankers are heading to court to battle URA

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Bankers Association (UBA) is challenging a directive to its members requiring them to furnish information related to all the accounts they hold. Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) last month wrote to all Ugandan banking institutions asking them to release demographic and financial …

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MasterCard partners with Centenary Bank on financial inclusion

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | MasterCard and Centenary Bank  have unveiled a personalized debit card in Uganda dubbed the Masterpass QR. The unique MasterCard card can be customized with elements such as images, colors and more. The launch of the product in partnership with UBA is in harmony with MasterCard’s vision to advance …

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Islamic banking presents new opportunities

Tropical Bank takes lead with more than 8000 customers interested in taking up Islamic banking services The Secretary General of the Association of National Development Finance Institutions in Member Countries of the Islamic Development Bank (ADFIMI), Nuri Birtek says Uganda’s commercial banks and investors need to support small and medium …

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