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National Payment Systems Act: Will New Regulations Deliver Growth In Fintech Sector? 

It’s been thirteen years since the Ugandan payments landscape was disrupted by the First mobile money system. In 2009, MTN Uganda introduced the first mobile money transaction service and today, the sector has grown to more than 170 private players consisting of mobile network operators, commercial banks, non-bank financial institutions,

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Banks Refuse To Write Off Loans, Ask Gov’t To Create Shs1 Trillion Fund For Struggling Private Schools

Wilbrod Owor, Executive Director UBA Commercial banks under their umbrella body, Uganda Bankers Association (UBA) have warned Ugandans against asking financial institutions to write off loans incurred by private school owners, saying pressure should be put on Government to set up a medium term education sector recovery fund of USD300Million equivalent to

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Oil Pipeline: Masaka Security Committees, Land Board Officials Hold Crisis Meet Over Rights Violations

Security committees, Land Officers and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) from Rakai, Kyotera, Lwengo and Sembabule districts have held a crisis meeting following fresh protests among the people affected by the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOPE) route. The protests started on Wednesday last week following complaints of increasing human rights

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