Ebele Ogbue, Regional CEO East and Southern Africa, United Bank for Africa Plc.

UBA Bank Strengthens Diplomatic Ties on Trade, Economic Empowerment and Financial Inclusion

Banking & Finance

UBA Kenya, in a pioneering move to foster stronger ties with the diplomatic community has held an event serving as a pivotal platform to discuss collaborative efforts aimed at enhancing trade linkages, promoting economic empowerment, and advancing financial inclusion across borders.



UBA Kenya Bank Limited is a subsidiary of United Bank for Africa Plc (“UBA”, “The Group”), a leading Pan-African financial services group with presence in 20 African countries, as well as the United Kingdom, the United States of America, France and Dubai.


UBA in its commitment to economic growth, emphasized on their role as a facilitator of international trade, providing tailored solutions to support diplomatic missions in their economic endeavors.


“UBA Kenya sees itself not just as a bank but as a catalyst for economic collaboration. Our trade solutions are designed to facilitate cross-border transactions and strengthen economic ties between nations. We are keen to support diplomatic missions in their efforts to foster international relations and drive economic growth,”

said Ebele Ogbue, Regional CEO East and Southern Africa, United Bank for Africa Plc.


Recognizing the transformative power of Sustainable Banking, UBA Kenya Chairman, Alphan Njeru further emphasised the importance of sustainability which aligns with the values of responsible diplomacy. UBA remains accountable to its customers, shareholders, and the wider community, while upholding the highest standards of integrity.


UBA’s comprehensive suite of services, including excellent customer experience, cutting-edge payment and remittance solutions, robust treasury services, trade solutions, and consumer lending options, positions UBA as the preferred financial partner for the diplomatic community.



UBA plays a strategic role in facilitating international trade through cross border transactions and payment solutions such as UBA Africash a fast, secure, and reliable payment solution that allows money transfers across 20 African countries. UBA Connect is a feature of UBA accounts which allows customers to make withdrawals, deposits and transfers from their accounts at any UBA location across Africa.


In the spirit of collaboration, UBA Kenya and the diplomatic community will continue to work hand in hand marking the beginning of a journey that transcends traditional banking relationships, fostering a community dedicated to leveraging financial tools for the greater good. UBA Kenya Bank has footprints in 3 Counties; Nairobi, Nakuru and Mombasa.

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