All articles in 'Finance and Banking'


Incremental Innovation: 7 Small but Sure Steps to...

Why Banking Innovation?  Innovation is a powerful weapon of differentiation for financial instituti...

14th December 2009
Can the Effects of Global Financial Crisis be Miti...

During the past decades, many academics, professionals and policy makers (including the government)...

27th October 2009
Debt Forgiveness: Does it Help the Poor?

Debt forgiveness grants aid to those recipients that have best proven their ability to misuse that a...

19th October 2009
Can the Effects of Global Financial Crisis be Miti...

The roles of the IMF should be reviewed to adapt to a new international financial environment which...

2nd November 2009
Economics and the Search for Values

No system in the world is sustainable if it is not underpinned by a sense of morals, ethics and valu...

16th November 2009
The Government-Created Subprime Crisis

Half the mortgages in the world’s biggest economy have been re-nationalised. That’s right re-nationa...

23rd September 2008
Microfinance: Key to Achieving MDGs

The success of micro-finance in Africa will require joint efforts by the governments, the private se...

28th September 2008
Portugal: 'Angolagate' Bribes in Local Banks

The beneficiaries of the payments are led by Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos himself, who...

4th November 2008
Africa Must Pursue Monetary Union

It is interesting to note that more efforts were made during the colonial period to create currency...

11th November 2008
Ethiopian Bank Targets the “Unbankable”

The CBE cannot stand by and watch passively as Ethiopia’s small-holder farmers and owners of cottage...

18th November 2008
The Real Estate Conundrum

Investors need to think in terms of risk premium. Rental yields are unattractive compared with risk-...

18th November 2008
Kenyan Banks Assert Presence in Uganda

African Banking Corporation (ABC) is negotiating to take over Capital Finance Corporation, in what w...

18th November 2008
Does Nigeria Need the $3 Billion Loan?

Human Rights Watch condemned the government's decision to take the loan facility without conducting...

21st November 2008
Finance Ministry Suspends Sovereign Bond

The call by the IDA for more homework came at a time when Uganda was facing a tight race against tim...

23rd November 2008
The 2009 Economic Outlook

If you perform various multi factor regressions on hedge fund returns, you begin to realize that the...

24th November 2008
One Billion Opportunities: Banking the Unbanked Gl...

The numbers involved in meeting the needs of the unbanked may seem daunting, but in reality they rep...

24th November 2008
Banking: Mauritius and Asia Miles Apart

When governments try to do too much, that is precisely when they make things worse.

2nd December 2008
Global Financial Crisis: Lessons for Multilaterali...

Is the global governance we are dealing with today still relevant? Clearly it is not. We economic an...

1st November 2008
Credit Crisis Bites Uganda Shilling

What is more worrying is that further depreciation of the shilling is expected to strain efforts of...

26th October 2008
The Real Growth Challenge

It took decades to build a modern financial system but it took two days to bring it down to its knee...

21st October 2008
Financial Crisis: Is China Swallowing the US ?

China has accumulated billions in foreign reserves while America has effectively bankrupted itself.S...

28th September 2008
Does the EU Want America to Fall?

A giant rift in monetary policy has left the U.S. and the rest of the West deeply divided. Is the Eu...

30th September 2008
US Financial Crisis: Harvard's Credibility Questio...

Those unquestionably intelligent and competent Wall Street brokers, many of them graduates of Harvar...

4th October 2008
Zimbabwe Banking Blues Persist

An environment starving its citizens of liberty, property rights and the Rule of Law, even with a mi...

7th October 2008
America’s Financial Crisis Hits Uganda

The spillover effects troubling America’s financial markets are coming to a door step next to you. W...

7th October 2008
Likely Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis

Responsibility for executing low risk strategies for growth lies squarely on the shoulders of manage...

13th October 2008
Bankers Prey on their Clients

As some customers are finding out the hard way, only a username and password stands between criminal...

13th October 2008
Global Financial Crisis: Africa Must Rethink its E...

The turn of events reminds the world of the necessity of relegating to neo-socialism based on trans...

20th October 2008
Uganda's Pension Bill Translucent on Pertinent Iss...

The Bill is still unclear on the guidelines in which pension funds will be invested- a crucial area...

19th October 2008
Global Financial Crisis: Freemarkets not Guilty

The subprime debacle is a symptom of a greater and more fundamental problem; government monopolisa...

20th October 2008
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