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An organization’s internal auditing function must be independent but not isolated

In carrying out their work, internal auditors must focus on three areas – Risk Management, Risk Control and Governance. COMMENT | Francis Banalekaki Yiga | For any business or organization, there will always be risks that could ultimately tarnish its reputation, dampen stakeholder confidence or in worst case scenario, sink the organization …

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Uganda at listeriosis risk?

Outbreak from South Africa threatens 15 countries Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | In South Africa, an outbreak of listeriosis, a serious food borne disease, has been ongoing since the start of 2017. Between 1 January 2017 through 14 March 2018, 978 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases have been reported to the National Institute …

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Loss of wealth bad for health

People who suffer a sharp drop in wealth experience a 50 percent increased risk of dying. Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | An analysis involving more than 8,000 Americans found that those who suffered a “negative wealth shock” — defined as losing at least 75 percent of their wealth in two years …

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