Governor Mutebile backs innovation as Orient Bank marks 25th anniversary

Governor Mutebile backs innovation as Orient  Bank marks 25th anniversary

PICTURE: ORIENT Bank founder and Vice Chairman Ketan Morjaria at the 25th Anniversary at Kampala Serena Friday, June 22, 2018 – Orient Bank Uganda Limited has today  celebrated 25 years of banking excellence in Uganda by launching a  revolutionary mobile banking application FastPay. The mobile banking application launched by the Governor Bank of Uganda Emmanuel […]

DFCU begins Bancassurance sales as traditional brokers lose jobs

DFCU begins Bancassurance sales as traditional brokers lose jobs

Kampala, Uganda, Friday, June 1st, 2018. Over a year after dfcu’s acquisition of Crane Bank, Uganda’s second biggest bank has commenced Bancassurance sales in 66 branches countrywide as the country seeks to increase the number of its nationals covered by insurance policies. Bancassurance is an arrangement in which a bank and an insurance company form a […]

Sadolin partners with local investors in expansion plan

Sadolin partners with local investors in expansion plan

Sadolin has today opened two more color centers in Ntinda suburb and the industrial area in a bid to expand market reach and consolidate its position in the Ugandan market. The color centers are setup through franchise agreements with local entrepreneurs and Sadolin. The establishments will offer experiential shopping for high end customers and will […]

MTN coming for your business too

MTN coming for your business too

In June 2015, a report by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) crowned Uganda as the world’s most entrepreneurial nation, beating 72 other nations in the ranking. The report discovered that out of an average of 10 Ugandans, 3 were entrepreneurs. It was a surprise that Uganda, a small country tucked away in Eastern Africa, could beat […]

Mkutano forum targets investment surge in Uganda

Mkutano forum targets investment surge in Uganda

Business people are set to benefit from the inaugural Mkutano investment conference as discussion will focus on how to sustain economic development using the capital markets. Mr David Ofungi, Founder and CEO of DERO, the curators of Economic Mkutano conference due to take place on Tuesday 15, May at Kampala Serena Hotel Conference Centre said […]

Ugandan banks roll out Shared Agent Banking

Ugandan banks roll out Shared Agent Banking

The head of Uganda Bankers Association, Wilbrod Humphreys Owor has explained that with the launch of the “Shared Agent Baking System,” the bankers’ body had continued to set standards catering to the needs of traders and artisans at different locations across the country. Owor said the new service was aimed at giving the unbanked, especially […]

Bank of Africa tips SMEs on how to access financing

Bank of Africa tips SMEs on how to access financing

Bank of Africa’s Managing Director, Mr. Arthur Isiko, has tipped various Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) on how to access finance as a key aspect for sustainable business growth. Mr. Isiko (pictured above) was speaking at a business forum hosted by the Bank at Tick Hotel in Kawempe Division. This forum, which is a first […]

Gender imbalances in accessing credit hurting women: DFCU

Gender imbalances in accessing credit hurting women: DFCU

Uganda’s third biggest bank, dfcu says the gender imbalances in accessing credit continue to be of major concern to women. This was revealed by dfcu Bank’s Head of Consumer Banking, Denis Kibukamusoke in his speech as part of the celebrations to mark the women’s month of March with over 400 women entrepreneurs set to benefit […]

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