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UBA to offer Uganda with US$150,000 as COVID-19 relief support

Kampala, Uganda | Isaac Khisa | Uganda government is set to receive US$150,000 from the pan-African lender, United Bank for Africa, as part of its efforts to stem the effects of the devastating coronavirus. The support is part of the US$14 million kitty that UBA has announced through its UBA Foundation to …

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Bankers, technology companies partner to fight online fraud

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Bankers’ Association-UBA, has signed a collaboration agreement with technology companies which will among other things see them share information on how to tackle and respond to internet fraud. Under their umbrella, Finance and Technology Service Providers Association (FITSPA), the companies usually referred to …

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UBA lobby to manage youth livelihood fund

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | United Bank for Africa- Group’s Martin Che, while in Uganda, paid a visit to the Prime Minister’s office to discuss the possibility of a new partnership between the bank and the Government of Uganda. During the meeting, Che addressed UBA’s intentions and desire to manage the …

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USAID, UBA signs a new partnership deal

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Prosper Africa initiative is partnering with the United Bank for Africa (UBA) to increase two-way trade and investment between the United States and the nations of Africa. The partnership will ensure that businesses are equipped …

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Ugandans lost UGX192 bn to hackers in 2018 – Survey

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Online attacks by hackers saw a whopping USD 52 million (192 billion Shillings) stolen from different organizations in Uganda, including banks in 2018, the latest survey shows. This was a growth from the USD 44 million (162 billion Shillings) stolen in 2017 and USD …

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Customers Bank deposits now protected up to UGX 10m

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has increased the deposit insurance limit from the current 3 million to 10 million shillings. This is the amount of money that is put aside to cater for misfortunes like the closure of a bank, as a guarantee that depositors can be …

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