August 31, 2017 Comments Closed

Agency Banking is finally here. Where is the real opportunity for the banks?

Posted by:Timothy Musoke On:August 31, 2017

The Amendment of the Financial Institutions Act by parliament has paved way for the introduction of Agency Banking. Agency banking, in its simplest form, is where a licensed financial institution engages an agent to provide special financial services on their behalf, outside of the conventional avenues of tellers, cashiers and ATMs. These services may range…

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January 19, 2017 0

Financial Records for businesses in the informal sector – Commercialis makes it possible

Posted by:Lucrezia Biteete On:January 19, 2017

About 60% of the population in Uganda is employed in the so-called “informal” sector. In addition, it is common for people in formal employment to have an informal business on the side. These businesses can be anything from a corner shop to a clothes resale, from a hardware shop to a private school or a…

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January 11, 2017 6

Using SQL Views with Entity Framework Code First

Posted by:Morgan Kamoga On:January 11, 2017

I have a complex linq query with lots of joins, group by, some data aggregations, data formatting and or data projection that takes long to execute in code. How do i convert this query into a sql view and execute it on the database side using Entity framework Code first? Solution While there is a…

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February 8, 2017 5

Blockchain technology could be the banks’ answer to mobile money

Posted by:Timothy Musoke On:February 8, 2017

Digital ledger software, such as blockchain, has captured the interests and imaginations of researchers, banks, real-estate companies, insurance companies, innovators and entrepreneurs and everyone else interested in the next big step in technology. It is safe to say that blockchain has the whole globe buzzing and every sector moving to be the first to use…

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January 13, 2017 0

Same President, New Term. What Now?

Posted by:Lucrezia Biteete On:January 13, 2017

The fact that the NRM stays in power does not mean this new term is not an opportunity for change. The government has many years of experience, qualified people and a vision, so it is time to make a real change for the bulk of Uganda’s population, that voted it so faithfully. A country like…

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February 13, 2014 2

Understanding your employee’s motivations

Posted by:Lucrezia Biteete On:February 13, 2014

  Being nine years old, I joined my dad driving a convoy of trucks across Tanzania, hauling a mobile well drilling rig to the huge refugee camps on the border with Rwanda. My dad was working as a geologist, and there was one other Norwegian in the crew of perhaps 20 people. This other Norwegian…

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