African College of Commerce & Technology is an Educational Institution majoring in Business Technical and Vocational training programmes.
he head Office of African College of Commerce and Technology -ACCT is located in Kabale District in Uganda.
The physical location is Kekubo Cell, Kirigime Ward, Southern Division, Kabale Municipality, Kabale District, and South Western Uganda. This is just 400 kilometers from Kampala, 22 kilometers from the Katuna Boarder post with Rwanda and 62 kilometers from the Bunagana Boarder Post with Congo.
It is just one Kilometre from the town Centre of Kabale. From the Post office, take south of the town, pass by Kabale Secondary School, Uganda College of Commerce and National Teachers College, then you find African College of Commerce and Technology.
African College lies on the on kilometer south of Kabale Town. Kabale is situated in the hills of south western Uganda 400 kilometers from Kampala. The roads snakes up and down through the famous beautiful terraced and well decorated hills of southwestern Uganda. The hills provide a cool and calm atmosphere to its surroundings. Kabale is well known as the as Switzerland of Africa.
Below is the historical background of the institution.
1986: 14th April, Commissioned as a Business Education Institution.
1986: June, Registered and Recognised by the Ministry of Education.
1990: Held the first Graduation Ceremony;
1992: Introduced Computer Science Courses;
1994: Granted Exams Centre U62 by the Uganda National Examinations Board, (now UBTEB)
1998: Purchased land on which the Campus is constructed.
2003: Affiliated to Makerere University Business School (MUBS)
2004: Shifted from rented building in the town centre to a kilometre away in our own buildings in an area conducive for learning
2005 Received Donation from the Federal Republic of Germany in form of buildings, computers, text books and human resource development.
2007: Worn a BRONZE Medal from Federation of Uganda Employers for being the Best Employer in Uganda for the year
2008: Accredited by the National Council for Higher Education – NCHE as a recognized Institution of Higher learning in Uganda:
2010: Re-branding African College of Commerce started. Introduced more Technical and Vocational programmes and short courses.
2011: April 16th 2011, Celebrated Silver Jubilee 1986 to 2011. Made outreach to Rwanda, Congo, Tanzania Burundi and Kenya;
2012: Transformed into a fully fledged Polytechnic. Engaged all the training programmes into innovation and production units for products and services. Concretised the hands on training and competence based approach.
2014: CHANGED NAME. The Government of Uganda permitted change of name from African College of Commerce (ACC) to African College of Commerce & Technology (ACCT)
2014: Results of students are released on line. ACCT students and their guardians can access the academic results and fee payment on line:
2015: The National Council for Higher Education – NCHE Granted a Certificate of Classification and Registration (Charter).
2015 All the programmes are Accredited by the NCHE.
2015 Affiliated to Kyambogo University for Diploma in Instructor and Technical Teacher Education (DITTE)
To be a leading Institution in Business, Technical and Vocational Training in Africa
To establish a competence based training that equips students with skills relevant for the economic growth and employment.
Principal: Mr. Tumusiime Andrew
Phone: +256 776446620
Bursar Mr. Bagyeruka Valentin
Phone: +256 776446646
Registrar Mrs. Tusingwire Juliet
Phone: +256 776446627
Director Mr. Ndemere Adrian
Phone: +256 772 484739 +256 776446646
Post Offices in Western Uganda:
Kabale, Ntungamo, Kisoro, Rukungiri, Kanungu, Kihihi, Mbarara, Lyantonde, Rushere, Ibanda, Kabwohe, Bushenyi, Rubirizi, Kamwenge, Kasese, Bwera, Fort Portal, Bundibugyo, Kyenjojo, Kagadi, Hoima. Mitooma at a stationery shop opposite District Headquarters.
Mr. Africano Begumisa – Nasar road +256 772436884
Mr. Kanyesigye Henry – Nkuruma road +256 772602990
Mr. Damascene Jean – Nyabugogo Phocas House Building, 1st floor Room 6 Tel: +250 788304565