Barclays bank of Uganda Limited commonly known as Barclays Bank Uganda Limited is a commercial bank in Uganda. It opened in 1927, with two branches in the capital city, Kampala, and one in Jinja, the country’s second-largest commercial center. In 1969, the bank acquired the Ugandan business of the Commercial Bank of Africa.
In February 2007, the bank completed its acquisition of Nile Bank Uganda Limited, strengthening its presence in the country. The bank is primarily involved in meeting the banking needs of individuals, small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and large corporations.
Before 2006, the bank focused on meeting the banking needs of large corporations and high net worth individuals, that focus was loosened to include SMEs and regular customers.