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5th Annual Bankers Conference slated for next week

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s banks will next week hold the 5th Annual Bankers Conference focusing on recovering manufacturing, tourism and agribusiness sectors. The two-day conference starting on July 25 will take stock of the financing gaps and other funding challenges therein, how best the financial sector players and …

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Government rallies banks to help increase tax revenues

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government is rallying commercial banks and other financial institutions to help it increase tax revenues by ensuring more people are taxed. As the presentation of the 2022/23 national budget draws closer, the Uganda Revenue Authority figures show an uphill task if the agency is to …

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Uganda’s Annual Bankers Conference slated for July 26-27

The conference will focus on strengthening capacity to thrive in the 4th industrial revolution Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Bankers Association (UBA) is set to hold the 4th Annual Bankers Conference on the July 26-27, under the theme: Bend but don’t break: How the financial sector can thrive in …

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Bankers oppose planned cash withdrawal tax

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Bankers Association-UBA is petitioning the Central Bank to block the proposed taxation of cash withdrawals from the bank. The proposal has drawn condemnation across sections of the public after the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development wrote to the Governor of the …

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BoU lists banks with lowest lending rates on loans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bank of Uganda has named commercial banks charged borrowers lowest rates between January and June 2020, effectively making them the cheapest lenders for debtors to run to. Absa bank, Baroda, Bank of India, Citibank, Ecobank, NC Bank, Stanbic Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, United Bank of …

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Banks restructure UGX 2.5 trillion in May

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Banking institutions in May restructured loans worth Shillings 2.5trillion as more businesses and individuals applied to have their loan repayments halted due to disruptions by corona virus-COVID-19. This is more than the Shillings 2 trillion that were restructured in April 2020. Wilbrod Owor, the Executive …

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