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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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Banks want to discuss with gov’t on Landlords and tenants bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Bankers Association has said they want to discuss with government their concerns with the Landlord and Tenants Bill 2018 before it is assented into law by President Museveni. Wilbrod Owor, the UBA Executive Director, said as bankers they still have concerns with some …

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2019 Bankers conference to attract 500 participants

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | About 500 people are expected to attend the 3rd Annual Bankers Conference to be held at Kampala Serena Hotel on July 16. The Uganda Bankers Association (UBA), an umbrella organisation for all commercial banks is the overall organiser of the conference that will carry the theme …

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Bankers’ conference to discuss funding for farmers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan bankers will this month use their annual conference to discuss how they can offer money to the agricultural sector. According to Patrick Mweheire, the Executive Director of Stanbic Bank and Chairman of Uganda Bankers’ Association (UBA), agriculture has huge impact on key issues …

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