Centre hosted its first ever Public Dialogue on Friday 28th February 2020 at
the School of Law Makerere University. The dialogue was intended to facilitate
the conversation on Digital Money and Uganda’s Economy within the students and
wider Ugandan community.
opened by the Principal School of Law, Associate Professor Chris Mbazira, the
dialogue was attended by Faculty, students and members of the general public.
The Minister of State of Finance for Planning, Hon. David Bahati, delivered the
keynote address, focusing on the place of digital money in Uganda’s 2020
panel of experts comprising of Mr. Vincent Bagiire, Permanent Secretary
Ministry of ICTs in Uganda, Dr. Tumubweine-Twinemanzi, Executive Director
Supervision at the Bank of Uganda, Mr. Noah Baalessanvu, Director Strategy at
CryptoSavannah and Gloria Matovu Kawooya, Partner at MMAKS Advocates, traversed
several key issues like the status of digital money in Uganda, the legal and
regulatory framework, the attitude held by key players and institutions and the
The discussion was moderated by Mr. Kwame Rugunda, Chairperson of the Blockchain Association of Uganda, who also engaged the audience and the panel in a stimulating plenary session.