Uganda Bankers' Association

Uganda Bankers' Association (UBA) was formed due to the need to develop, promote, protect and represent the professional interest of its members and promote orderly conditions in relation to banking transactions subject to provisions of any law extant at any time in Uganda.

Uganda has witnessed changes in the banking industry since its independence in 1962. When Uganda attained independence, there were 3 commercial Banks in the Country. National and Grindlays Bank having entered the country in 1906, later Standard Chartered Bank followed in 1912. Barclays Bank opened business in 1927. By 1970 commercial banks in Uganda had a total of 290 branches and mobile agencies available to serve a population of about seven million people in the country with over 16 Districts.

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UBA Financial Literacy Overview

Uganda Bankers Association

Founded in 1981, Uganda Bankers Association is the umbrella body of commercial banks in

Uganda.  25 commercial banks and one development bank comprise the UBA membership.

Commercial banks are licensed and regulated by Bank of Uganda under the Financial

Institutions Act 2004. UBA’s role among other things includes the promotion, protection,

 representation and development of the professional and business interests of members. This also

includes fostering orderly conditions within the Banking industry subject to the laws prevailing

 at any time in Uganda.

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UBA launches countrywide Financial Literacy campaign on radio media

Uganda Bankers Association
After a period of quiet to allow Ugandans to watch the World Cup and enjoy Germany lifting the overall Trophy in glamour after trouncing Argentina in an exciting final match, Uganda Bankers Association (UBA) is planning to resume its Financial Literacy Campaign program which was started in December 2013.  The launch was presided over by the Governor, Bank of Uganda Prof.  Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile.
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Uganda Bankers Association

At the last Annual General meeting held on 9th May 2014 UBA members elected new office bearers to the following executive offices:-

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UBA launches financial literacy awareness

Uganda Bankers Association (UBA) has announced an intense literacy campaign to all Ugandans across the country.

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