Standard Chartered Bank Uganda in partnership with Uganda Banker’s Association has spearheaded industry discussions on Information and Cyber Security (ICS) as a principal risk type arising from the digital and technological revolution.
ICT Industry

Standard Chartered and Uganda Banker’s Association in fight against Cybercrime

Standard Chartered Bank Uganda in partnership with Uganda Banker’s Association has spearheaded industry discussions on Information and Cyber Security (ICS) as a principal risk type arising from the digital and technological revolution. The session was attended Heads of Operations, Heads of Information Technology, Heads of Compliance, Heads of Risk Management and Audit as well as […]

Cabinet has approved the appointment of former Deputy Chairperson of the Uganda Electoral Commission Joseph N. Biribonwa as the new Chairperson of the National Identification and Registration Authority(NIRA).
ICT Industry

Biribonwa approved as new NIRA Board Chairman 

Cabinet has approved the appointment of former Deputy Chairperson of the Uganda Electoral Commission Joseph N. Biribonwa as the new Chairperson of the National Identification and Registration Authority(NIRA). Biribonwa, who was until recently the Vice-Chairman University Council of Victoria University Uganda and also the Chairperson National Initiative for Civic Education in Uganda (NICE-Uganda), got the […]

Vodacom Tanzania has partnered with online money transfer service WorldRemit to enable ten million M-Pesa customers to receive money directly to their M-Pesa wallets from friends and family living abroad.
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Vodacom Tanzania and WorldRemit launch mobile money transfers to M-Pesa accounts

Vodacom Tanzania has partnered with online money transfer service WorldRemit to enable ten million M-Pesa customers to receive money directly to their M-Pesa wallets from friends and family living abroad. The new service increases convenience for money transfer recipients in urban and rural areas of Tanzania as they can receive international money transfers directly to their […]

Discussions about “sustainability” usually centre on a company’s environmental and social commitments, and for understandable reasons.
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Is Tech a New Frontier for Sustainability?

Discussions about “sustainability” usually centre on a company’s environmental and social commitments, and for understandable reasons. But the financial sector, in particular, should consider two other, less obvious, dimensions of sustainability. Regulatory sustainability is essential for addressing the systemic risk that the financial sector poses to our societies. In addition, the emerging new frontier of […]