Cairo International Bank

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Cairo International Bank
Industry Financial Services
Founded 1995
Headquarters 30 Kampala Road
Kampala, Uganda
Key people
John Elangot,
Kassim Nakibinge,[1]
managing director
Products Loans, checking, savings, investments, debit Cards
Revenue Increase US$718,000 (UGX:1.86 billion) (2011)[2]
Total assets US$30 million (2011) (Estimate)
Number of employees
136+ (2014)
Website Homepage

Cairo International Bank (CIB) is a commercial bank in Uganda. It is one of the financial institutions licensed by the Bank of Uganda, the central bank and national banking regulator.[3]


In December 2011, Cairo International Bank was a small retail bank, with total assets valued at approximately US$30 million. This asset valuation represented less than one percent of all bank assets in Uganda and ranked Cairo International Bank as the twentieth largest commercial bank in Uganda, by assets, out of the 23 licensed commercial banks in the country at that time.[citation needed]


Cairo International Bank began operations in 1995, after receiving a commercial banking license from the Bank of Uganda.[4]


Cairo International Bank is a joint venture between several Egyptian banks and businesses, including: Banque Du Caire, Bank of Alexandria, National Bank of Egypt, Banque Misr, and Kato Aromatics SAE. Kato Aromatics SAE is owned by Ibrahim Kamel, dealing in several businesses worldwide including developing an industrial park in Uganda.[5]

Cairo International Bank Stock Ownership
Rank Name of Owner Percentage Ownership
1 Banque Du Caire
2 Bank of Alexandria
3 National Bank of Egypt
4 Banque Misr
5 Kato Aromatics SAE
Total 100.00

Branch network[edit]

Cairo International Bank has its headquarters in Greenland Towers at 30 Kampala Road, Kampala, Uganda's capital city. As of May 2014, the bank maintained the following branches:[6]

  1. Main Branch - 30 Kampala Road, Kampala
  2. Kikuubo Branch - Kikuubo Road, Kampala
  3. Bugoloobi Branch - Spring Road, Bugoloobi, Kampala
  4. Kabalagala Branch - Ggaba Road, Kabalagala, Kampala
  5. Bweyogerere Branch - Bweyogerere, Kira Town


The bank is governed by a seven-person board of directors. John Elangot, one of the non-executive directors, is the chairman of the board

Management board[edit]

The managing director of Cairo International Bank is Nabil Ghanem. He is assisted by nine other managers in supervising the normal operations of the bank. 'Nabil Ghanem, together with Osama Darwish, another executive director, also sit on the board of directors.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Tajuba, Paul. "I will clean up Cairo Bank, says Nakibinge". Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 
  2. ^ Kagenda, Patrick (6 April 2014). "East Africa: Cairo Bank Stand-Off". The Independent (Uganda) via Retrieved 1 May 2014. 
  3. ^ BOU (June 2015). "List of Licensed Commercial Banks As At June 2015" (PDF). Kampala: Bank of Uganda (BOU). Retrieved 18 December 2015. 
  4. ^ History of Cairo International Bank
  5. ^ "Shareholders of Cairo International Bank". Cairo International Bank. Retrieved 1 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "Branches of Cairo International Bank". Cairo International Bank. Retrieved 1 May 2014. 

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