March 4, 2024

Uganda’s central bank has denied making an announcement asking people to stop folding banknotes into decorative bouquets, although a spokesman warned against doing so.

The denied notice, dated Feb. 2, said those who misused the currency would be prosecuted and imprisoned. The Bank of Uganda said the next day’s press release was false.

However, in the daily monitoringBank of Uganda spokeswoman Charity Mugumya said the bouquets were a “misuse of money” and would wear out