Assoc Prof. Turyahebwa Abanis

Associate Professor

Prof (Dr). Abanis has over 15 years experience of working in various organizations at National, Regional and international levels at managerial and senior operational levels. He worked as a Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dean- School of Business, Head of Department of Business and as a Chief Accountant. Over the years he has participated in design and implementation of institutional systems of Universities and many financial, human resource and development projects and programs, designing and implementing financial plans, supervision and coordination of organizational activities, planning and budget execution.  Prof. Abanis has supervised five Ph.D. students and over 50 Masters Students successfully and over 190 Bachelors students and has conducted many consultancies.

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Qualifications

  • PhD (Mgt Science –Finance & Accounting) KIU
  • CFIP (Certified Forensic Investigation Professional)
  • ACCA
  • MBA (Finance & Accounting) KIU
  • BBA (Accounting) KIU

Research Interests

Focus is on Financial Modelling, Financial Intelligence, Financial Markets with focus on currencies and crypto currencies and other emerging markets, Financial Management, Performance of SMEs, Financial Reporting, Internal Control Systems, Corporate Governance and Project Cost Management

Publications

Abanis Turyahebwa,Byamukama Eliab Mpora and Arthur Sunday . (2022) . Internal controls,corporate governance and financial performance of MFIs in Uganda . Kabale University interdisciplinary Research Journal (KURJ), 1(4), pp. 102-117
Abanis Turyahebwa, Kasozi Geoffrey . (2022) . Financial Accounting , p. 208. Available at: https://www.morebooks.shop/bookprice_offer_d644bfa35d5aacab594739b636baac112b946b5b?locale=gb¤cy=EUR
*Abanis Turyahebwa1, Moses Agaba1, Arthur Sunday1, Eliab Byamukama1 . (2022) . Leadership styles, talent management and employee performance in the hotel industry in Uganda. . Kabale University Interdisciplinary Research Journal (KURJ), [online] Volume 1(Vol 1. Issue 2.). Available at: https://www.kurj.kab.ac.ug/index.php/1/article/view/12/12
Marus Eton , Abanis Turyahebwa, Fabian Mwosi , Constant Okello-Obura, and Gilbert Uwonda4 . (2021) . Financial inclusion and the growth of small medium enterprises in Uganda: empirical evidence from selected districts in Lango sub-region . Journal of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Perpetua Arinaitwe1, Marus Eton1, Moses Agaba1, Abanis Turyehebwa1, Bernard Patrick Ogwel2 and Fabian Mwosi3 . (2021) . Financial accountability mechanisms in local governments in Uganda: a case of Kabale District Local Government . Journal of Accounting and Taxation, [online] Volume 2(Vol. 13(2), pp. 99-109, April-June 2021). SSN 2141-6664: , pp. Article Number: 357DF5266699. Available at: http://www.academicjournals.org/JAT
Dr. Abanis Turyahebwa, Mugiraneza Donat, Dr. Agaba Moses and . (2021) . THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS OF FAMILY SIZE IN KIREHE DISTRICT, RWANDA . International Journal of Science Academic Research, [online] Volume 2(Vol. 02, Issue 04), pp. pp.1261-1266. Available at: https://www.scienceijsar.com/sites/default/files/article-pdf/IJSAR-0466.pdf
Agaba. M., Mwijukye. D., Turyahebwa .A., Sunday. A. and Kanyesiime. A . (2019) . Village Savings and Loan Associations and Socio-Economic Empowerment of Vulnerable People in Kamuganguzi Sub- county Kabale District, Uganda, . International Journal of Development Research, [online] Volume 9(10), pp. 30478-30485. Available at: https://www.journalijdr.com/sites/default/files/issue-pdf/16766.pdf
Dr Abanis Turyahebwa Dr Arthur Sunday Dr Derick Ssekajugo Dr Mabonga Eric ,Dr Kirabo. Kyeyune. B, Busingye Suzan, Tumwebaze Lydia . (2018) . nternal Control System And Financial Performance Of Microfinance Institutions In Central Region -Uganda . International Journal of Research, [online] Volume 5(Issue 12). Available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/324695010_International_Journal_of_Research_Internal_Control_System_And_Financial_Performance_Of_Microfinance_Institutios_In_Central_Region-Uganda_International_Journal_of_Research
Turyahebwa Abanis,Sunday Arthur ,Byamuakama.Eliab Mpora,Mabonga Eric,Turkei Martin . (2017) . Ownership Structure and Financial Performance of Companies in Uganda
Abanis Turyahebwa, Novembrieta Sumil, Ssemugenyi Fred, , Kazibwe Sophia, Amina Nakimuli . (2017) . Research engagement in teacher education: Balancing Sternberg’s components of successful intelligence and innovators’ DNA . Institute for Educational Development, East Africa, The Aga Khan University
Dr.Turyahebwa Abanis, Dr. Sunday Arthur, Dr. Eliab Byamukama Mpora, Aluonz Burani, Yahaya Ibrahim. Dr. Sumil Novembrieta. . (2013) . Business Efficiency in Small and Medium Enterprises In Selected Districts In Western Uganda. , p. 28
Dr. Sunday Arthur, Turyahebwa Abanis,Byamukama Eliab Mpora,Dr. Novembrieta Sumil . (2013) . Financial Performance in the Selected Microfinance Institutions in Uganda . Journal, p. 11

Projects

Katiuscia Cipri (Project Coordinator) Godfrey Sempungu (KAB Project Team leader) Alex Saturday (Didactic leader), Jacqueline Akello (Project Administrator) December, 2023 → December, 2026
National ICT Initiatives Support Programme (MoICT and NG) Together with Kabale University June, 2022 → June, 2025
Kabale UnIversity Research and Ethics Committee May, 2022 → June, 2023
Dr. Arthur Sunday, Prof. Kaaya Siraje, Dr. Abanis Turyahebwa, Dr, Byamukama Mpora Eliab and Associate Prof. Tamwesigire Caleb June, 2020 → December, 2020

Supervision

 

CURRENT POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS UNDER SUPERVISION AT KABALE UNIVERSITY

SN NAME AND REG. NO. , TELEPHONE RESEARCH TOPIC SUPERVISOR STATUS /RESEARCH LEVEL
1. NAHABWE HILDA TAX ADMINISTRATION AND PERFORMANCE OF BUSINESS ENTERPRISES IN KABALE DR. ABANIS TURYAHEBWA COMPLETED
2. AKANDWANAHO CHARLES COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING SYSTEM AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN UGANDA DR. ABANIS TURYAHEBWA COMPLETED
3. MUBANGIZI PROTAZE CREDIT MONITORING, RECOVERY STRATEGIES AND PERFORMANCE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN UGANDA DR. ABANIS TURYAHEBWA COMPLETED
4. KATSIMBAZI LILIAN MULTIPLE BORROWING AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN UGANDA DR. ABANIS TURYAHEBWA COMPLETED
5. ATUHAIRWE MARTHA CONTRIBUTION OF COVID-19 TO TEENAGE PREGNANCIES IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN KISORO DISTRICT DR. ABANIS TURYAHEBWA COMPLETED
6. MUJURIZI JUSTUS ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER AND BUSINESS GROWTH AMONG SMES IN KABALE MUNICIPALITY DR. ABANIS TURYAHEBWA COMPLETED
7. NZAYISENGA THARCISSE RWANDA SOCIAL SECURITY BOARD BENEFITS AND THE SOCIAL ECONOMIC WELFARE OF MEMBER RETIREES DR. ABANIS TURYAHEBWA COMPLETED
8. Natukunda Loy

2018/MAPPM/1809/W

Donor supported projects and community livelihoods in Rubanda District.   A case of Echuya Forest conservation Project. Dr Abanis Turyahebwa COMPLETED
9. TUMURAMYE LEMIGIOUS

1819/PPM/1896/W

0785446305

statistics Production and Utilization in Local Government in Kabale Municipality Dr.AbanisTuryahebwa

0779010013

COMPLETED
10. TURYOMUNSI AMBROSE

2018/MBA/1796/W

0772852709

Access to Micro-Credit and Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Kabale District.” Dr.  AbanisTuryahebwa

 

COMPLETED
11. ORISHABA SHALLON

15/A/MBA/077/PG

0778443679

 

Customer care Practices and Business Performance of small and Medium Enterprises in Kabale District Dr.  AbanisTuryahebwa

0779010013

Dr Arthur Sunday

COMPLETED
12. NYIRATEBUKA ESPERANCE

1819/MBA/1906/W

0780608837

ACCESS TO FINANCE AND PERFORMANCE OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN UGANDA Dr. AbanisTuryahebwa

 

COMPLETED
13. Barekye Alex    17/A/MBA/094/W

0781854788

Adoption and Utilization of Business Innovations of Agricultural Research in Uganda: A Case of National Agricultural Research organization Dr Abanis Turyahebwa COMPLETED
14. Thembo Stephenson

17/A/MAHRM/033/W

0774142135

Institutional rewards and employee performance in local governments: A case study of Kisoro District Local Government, Uganda Dr Abanis Turyahebwa COMPLETED

 

 

 

PhD Students Supervised to Completion

S/N NAME TOPIC
1 Baba L. Lukumay The Effectiveness of Forensic Accounting Services in Financial Crime Detection and Prevention in Selected Public Organizations in Dar es Salaam Tanzania
2 Christine Casian Ngoyani Public Financing Efficiency on Utility Project Performance, A case of Water Sector Development Programme in Tanzania

 

 

Masters Supervised to completion in other Universities other than Kabale University

S/N NAME TOPIC
1. Ndayambaje Theoneste

 

Non Performing Loans and Profitability of Commercial banks in Rwanda; case study of BPR Ltd/Woman Branch
2. Uwimana Pascasie

 

Internal Audit And Cash Management In Non Governmental Organizations: A Case Of Compassion

International Rwanda

 

3. Emmanuel Musengimana The Credit Policy and the Performance of Commercial Banks, a Case of Popular Bank of Rwanda Ltd, KIMIRONKO BRANCH
4. Ahimbisibwe Samuel Agaba

 

Interest Rates And Financial Performance Of     Industrial Business Enterprises In Uganda A Case of BM   in Mbarara Municipality
5. Kiconco Emily

 

Customer Care And Revenue Collection In National

Water And Sewerage Corporation; A case Study

Of NWSC Kabale Area

 

6. Harindimana Nshuti Anastase The Role Of Tax Exemptions On Exchange Promotion

Of Originated E.A.C’s Commodities In Rwandan’s

Small And Medium Enterprises

 

7. Mukeshimana Christine Loan Financing And Investment Capacity Building Of The Entrepreneurs In Rwanda. A Case Of

Popular Bank For Women

Promotion.

 

8. Andrew Nkurunziza Efficiency Of Electronic Business And Banking Operations  In Rwanda (A Case Study Of EcoBank Rwanda Ltd)

 

9. Charles  Nsengiyumva

 

Challenges and Prospects for Human Capital

MANAGEMENT on microfinance institutions:

A case study of vision finance CO.LTD

 

10. Tuyizere Emmanuel Financial Services Development And Economic Growth: A Case Of Banking Sector In Rwanda

 

11. Mayira Viateur

 

Supply Chain Management And Agribusiness Sales Volume: A Comparative Analysis Of Vegetable

Marketing In Rwanda

12. Niwemubyeyi Marie Rose

 

Organizational Planning And Project’s Success In

Microfinance Institutions In Rwanda:

A Case Of Caf Isonga Ltd

13. Uwineza Jean Pierre

 

Portfolio Management And Investement Decisions In Commercial Banks In Rwanda:  A case Of Bank Of Kigali

 

14. Ruhamanya Francois Effect Of Microfinance Institutions On The Welfare Of The  Households   Excluded By Commercial Banks In Rwanda: A Case Study Of

COOPEDU

 

15.  Placide Simbizi  E-Banking Services And Customers’ Satisfaction

In The Rwandan Banking Industry: A Case Of Banque Populaire Of Rwanda (Bpr) Limited

 

16. Bizimungu Jean Baptiste Internal Controls And Cash Management In A Manufacturing Firm In Rwanda: A Case Of Urwibutso Enterprise (2008-2010)
17. Aimable Nsengiyumva

 

Capacity Building And Staff Performance In Rwanda Case Study Revenue Authority Headquarter, In Kigali Rwanda
18. Francis Bijwanka Sabiiti

 

Financing And The Growth Of Small And Medium Enterprises (SMEs) In Kasese District

 

19. Mbyariyehe François

 

Financing Small And Medium Enterprises On Economic Growth In Rwanda: A Case Of Vision Finance Company Ltd, Nyarugenge Branch
20. Habimana Hassan

 

Cost Leadership Strategy And Competitive Advantage In Commercial Banks In Rwanda

 

21. Ndagijimana Anastase

 

Non Performing Loans Management And Performance Of Microfinance Institutions In Rwanda: A Case Study Of Amasezerano Community Banking Ltd

 

22. Charles  Nsengiyumva

 

Challenges And Prospects For Human Capital

Management On Microfinance Institutions:

A Case Study Of Vision Finance CO. Ltd

 

23. Niyongabo Eustache Risk Management Practices And Investment Decisions: A Case Of Rwanda Commercial Bank (Bcr)

 

24. Niyonagize Jean Pierre Deposits Management And Performance Of Commercial Banks In Rwanda: A Case Study Of People’s Bank Of Rwanda Ltd, Nyamirambo Branch
25. Mutunzi  Ndagijimana Ponchelin

 

Leasing and collateral issue in Rwandan financial institutions. A case study of Commercial bank of Rwanda (BCR) Kigali branch
26. Mwije Dinah Tender Management Process And Service Delivery In Local Governments In Uganda: A Case Of Mbarara

District Local Government

27. Salim Karuhanga

 

The Contribution Of Foreign Exchange Inflows On Internal Purchasing Of The Domestic Currency:

A Case Of Stanbic Bank Kampala

Branch Uganda

 

28. Tumwine Venant

 

Governance And Performance Of Microfinance Institutions In Rwanda, A Case Study Of Vision Finance Company S.A

 

29. Nteziyaremye Jerome

 

Privatization Of State-Owned Enterprises And their Financial Management A Case Of Pyrethrum Processing  Company (Sopyrwa)

 

30. Ingabire Senkindi Goretti

 

Corporate Income Tax And Financial Sustainability Of Small And Medium Enterprises In Rwanda

 

31. Jean Claude Munyaneza

 

Finance Costs And Microfinance Out Reach In Rwanda: Case Study Of Vision Finance Company Ltd
32. Musinguzi Angelo The Impact of Value Added  Tax on Revenue Generation. A Case of Rwanda Revenue Authority
33. Karangwa Alphonse Internal Audit and Cash Management in Public Institutions in Rwanda
34. Mbasa Rugigana The East African Customs Union and Revenue Collection in Rwanda between 2008 and 2011. A case of Customs Ddepartment-RRA
35. Ador William Miabek Determinants of Personal Income tax collection in South Sudan. A Case of Ministry of Finance- GOSS
36. Ndatebwa Alphonse Analysis of Management Functions and Performance of Mutual Health Insurance in Rwanda. A Case of Huye District
37. Bizimana Jean De Dieu The role of Central Bank in the Economic Development of Rwanda. A Case of National Bank of Rwanda
38. Kamanzi John Analysis of Budget Control System and Performance of Public Entities in Rwanda. A Case of MINECOFIN
39. Ntaganzwa Frank Accounts Receivable Management a tool for Effective Performance of Construction Companies in Rwanda. A case of Horizon Construction Company
40. Kugumisiriza Derick Information Communication Technology and Business Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises. A Case of Kabale Municipality
41. Nimpano Desire The role of Small Scale Enterpprises in Improving People’s Socio-Economic Welfare in Rwanda. A case of Urwibutso Enterprise
42. Byombi Kamasa Vedaste Trade Entreprenuership and Economic Growth in Rwanda. A Case of Bugesera District
43. Munana William Corporate Governance and Performance of Parastatal Organizations in Rwanda. A case of Rwandatel SA
44. Nsekerukunze Andre Financial Performance Comparative Analysis of Rwanda Leading Commercial Banks

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