ACCA accredits accounting degree

BY Staff Writer The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), a global body for professional accountants, has accredited Uganda Christian University’s (UCU) Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), in Accounting majors. The accreditation of this programme comes with an exemption of six papers for the UCU graduates who majored in accounting applying to sit for ACCA. “We have been chasing for this exemption accreditation for a while now, and I am happy it was finally formalized. “This accreditation means that our students of BBA who majored in accounting, already did course…

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Why you need that sleep daily

BY ROSE RUTH AKONGO You probably have had one of those nights when you stare at the ceiling, or try to read a book to fall asleep, but all in vain. Insomnia (inability to sleep) is a condition where one fails to sleep even when one is supposed to rest the body. Having sleepless nights is a common occurrence that is caused by various factors. One’s lifestyle can lead to insomnia. For instance, spending a lot of time watching television, or playing video games can lead to lack of sleep.…

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Tennis: Oringa braced for Rwanda Open

David Oringa in action

Tennis ace David Oringa is hoping to put his 2016 misery to rest as he goes for glory in the third Rwanda Open Tennis Championship due September 15 to 25 at Amahoro stadium courts. “I hope to put all my disappointment in the past. I have been putting in extra effort and this will be the ultimate test for me,” Oringa said. The event, which was initially scheduled for August 22 to 28, will attract tennis stars from Uganda, Burundi, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania and hosts Rwanda. Kenya’s…

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