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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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Bankers launch drive to stop extra charges on card usage

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Commercial banks through their umbrella association, Uganda Bankers’ Association (UBA) have unveiled a campaign to eliminate surcharges faced by people using their cards to make payments for goods. When customers use their bank cards to pay for goods, some traders charge an extra fee which …

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Banks restructure loans worth UGX 2 Trillion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Bankers’ Association has said that commercial banks have restructured loans to a tune of 2.02 trillion Shillings as a result of the effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on businesses. According to the Association’s Executive Director Wilbrod Owor, in the first month of …

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Banks restructure loans worth UGX 2 trillion

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Bankers’ Association has said that commercial banks have restructured loans to a tune of 2.02 trillion Shillings as a result of the effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on businesses. According to the Association’s Executive Director Wilbrod Owor, in the first month of restructuring, …

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