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Charles Nyonyintono Kikonyogo
(C.N.Kikonyogo 1935 - 2000)
The 8th Governor of Bank Of Uganda, Charles Nyonyintono Kikonyogo was born in September 1935 in Bukuya Singo, Mubende District, Uganda.
Kikonyogo attended the following institutions:
- Kings College Buddo
- Nairobi University College
- Brandies University in Massachusetts (for his Bachelors Degree)
- Syracuse University in New York (where he obtained a Masters Degree in Political Science).
- After school, he returned to Uganda and worked briefly for the Buganda Government.
- He joined Bank of Uganda in 1967 and rose through the ranks. He was appointed Deputy Governor of the Bank of Uganda for 5 years from May 1975 - May 1980.
- From February to April 1979, he served briefly as Governor when the Governor then, Henry Kajura who served only from September 1978 had left and a new Governor had not been appointed.
- He left the Bank in May 1980 when his 5 year contract as Deputy Governor ended.
- He served as Governor of the Bank of Botswana for 5 years and during this time he was also Botswana’s representative to the International Monetary Fund.
- He then returned to Uganda as Director of Finance in Spear Motors and later as Managing Director of Nile Bank Limited.
- He was appointed Governor of the Bank of Uganda on 11 May 1990 and served for two terms until 10th May 2000.
He passed on in 2000, a few months after retiring from the Central Bank.
It is in recognition of his contribution to the Economy and the institution that management of the Bank decided to name the Money Museum after him.
- Central Bank Rate (CBR)
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- Financial News Report
|T/Bills (91 days)||11.23||9.31|
|T/Bonds (2 years)||12.30||12.30|
|T/Bonds (3 years)||13.27||13.27|
|T/Bonds (5 years)||13.98||13.98|
|T/Bonds (10 years)||14.14||14.14|
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|Deposit Rate||2.81||March 2013|