), is acommercial bankinUganda. It is licensed and supervised by theBank of Uganda, thecentral bankand national banking regulator.

The headquarters and main branch of the bank are located at the DTB Centre, at 17/19 Kampala Road, inKampala, Ugandas capital and largest city.3The geographical coordinates of the headquarters of Diamond Trust Bank Uganda Limited are: 01847.0N, 323501.0E (Latitude:0.313056; Longitude:32.583611).4

As at December 2016, the banks total assets were valued at about UGX:1.437 trillion (approximately US$383 million), with about UGX:200.67 billion (approximately US$54 million).1As of 31 December 2015, DTBUL was the seventh largest commercial bank in Uganda by assets, controlling about 4 percent of the assets in the banking industry.5

The bank dates to 1945, when it was operating as the Diamond Jubilee Investment Trust (DJIT), with its head office inDar es Salaam, Tanzania, and branches inMombasa, KenyaandKampala, Uganda. Branches were later opened atNairobiandKisumuinKenya. The company was initially established as a community-based finance house, dedicated towards the extension of credit to the East AfricanIsmailiCommunity and the mobilization of their savings. In 1965, DJIT was split into three entities, one each in Kenya,Tanzania, and Uganda.6

In 1968, the rapid economic development of post-independence Uganda saw the founding of Diamond Trust Properties Uganda Limited. In 1972, Diamond Trust (Uganda) Limited (DTU) commenced operations as anon-bank financial institution. Between 1972 and the early 1990s, DTU was largely moribund because of political instability.6

In 1995, the institution was recapitalized with the participation of theAga Khan Fund for Economic Developmentand Diamond Trust Bank (Kenya) Limited. In 1997, the bank became a full-service commercial bank and was renamed Diamond Trust Bank (Uganda) Limited.6

DTBU is a member of theDiamond Trust Bank Group, a large financial services provider with operations inBurundi, Kenya,Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.78

Diamond Trust Bank (Kenya) Limited owns at least 56.97 percent of the shares in Diamond Trust Bank (Uganda) Limited.9

As of January 2016update, Diamond Trust Bank (Uganda) Limited had a network of branches in the central, eastern, northern, and western regions of Uganda. The branch network included the following locations:10

Bwaise Branch – 3300 Bombo Road,BwaiseKampala

Equatoria Branch – Equatoria Hotel Building, 37-39 William Street, Kampala

Forest Mall Branch – Forest Shopping Mall, Lugogo Bypass, Kampala

Freedom City Branch – Freedom City Mall,Namasuba, Kampala

George Street Branch – Georgian House, George Street, Kampala

Industrial Area Branch – 10-12 Kibira Road, Kampala

Kabalagala Branch – Ggaba Road,Kabalagala, Kampala

Kampala Road Branch – 17-19 Kampala Road, Kampala

Kamwookya Branch – 67 Kira Road,Kamwookya, Kampala

Kisenyi Branch – USAF Market, Kisenyi,Katwe Zone, Kampala

Kikuubo Branch – Sena Arcade, 60 Ben Kiwanuka Street, Kampala

Kitintale Branch – 1336 Port Bell Road, Kitintale, Kampala

Kyengera Branch – Ssendi House, 415 Masaka Road,Kyengera

Naalya Branch – Metroplex Shopping Mall,Naalya

Nakivubo Branch – Ssekaziga House, 12-37 Channel Street, Kampala

Namanve Branch -Kampala Industrial and Business ParkNamanve

Nateete Branch – Batuma House, 764 Masaka Road,Nateete, Kampala

Ndeeba Branch – 336 Masaka Road,Ndeeba, Kampala

Ntinda Branch – Haruna Shopping Centre, 2117 Kira Road,Ntinda, Kampala

Oasis Mall Branch – Oasis Mall, Yusuf Lule Road, Kampala

Old Kampala Branch – 17-21 Club House,Old Kampala, Kampala

Owino Market Branch – St. Balikuddembe Market, Kampala

Wandegeya Branch – 38 Bombo Road,Wandegeya, Kampala

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New Times Reporter (14 August 2009).Kenyas Diamond Trust Bank To Extend To RwandaThe New Times (Rwanda)

Juma, Victor (5 May 2016).DTB raises stake in Uganda unit with $10.9 million injection.

List of Diamond Trust Bank Branches In Uganda. DTB Uganda

Ainebyona, Emmanuel (16 January 2015).DTB Widens Footprint With Four New Branches.

Masinde, Andrew (14 March 2014).Kisenyi Residents Advised To Embrace DevelopmentNew Vision

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