Publications

UMRA Gets New Board Chairperson

Section 11 of the Tier 4 Microfinance Institutions and Money lenders Act 2016, provides for establishment of the board which is responsible for general…

Remarks by Executive Director on Security Interest in Movable Property Registry System (SIMPO) on 4th February, 2021

I would like to begin by thanking the management of URSB for organizing this important workshop and for inviting me to give Remarks.

Closed Issuance of Licenses for the Calendar Year 2020

Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority (UMRA) was established by section 6 of the Tier 4 Microfinance Institutions and Money Lenders Act, 2016 to license, regulate…

UMRA Licenses 894 Money Lending Institutions as the Regulator Closes 2020

Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority (UMRA) has stopped issuance of licenses for calendar year 2020 after licensing a total of 894 institutions around the country.

UMRA Gets a Substantive Executive Director.

Ms. Edith Namugga Tusuubira is the new substantive Executive Director of the Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority. Ms. Edith Tusuubira replaces Mr. Elly Avu Biliku,…

Who is Mrs. Edith Tusuubira?

Edith possesses over 20 years of experience in the field of financial/ investment/risk analysis and project management, 15 years of which are senior management…

List of Tier 4 Microfinance Institutions Issued Licenses as of 13th November 2018

In May 2016, Parliament passed the Tier 4 Microfinance Institutions and Money lenders Act to Regulate the Tier 4 Microfinance Institutions and Money Lenders…

What the Public Must Know about Money Lending Business in Uganda?

A money lending business should be a company registered with Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) and licenced by Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority (UMRA) in…