Remembering Mercy and Mulusew: A message from ACCA's president

Robert Stenhouse offers condolences to family and friends of ACCA member Mercy Ndivo Ngami and ACCA student Mulusew Alemu Abi

A time to remember Mercy and Mulusew

Many of you will have seen the news about the Ethiopian Airlines crash on the 10 March in which 157 people tragically lost their lives.

Sadly, we learned a few days afterwards that an ACCA member and an ACCA student were aboard the plane.

Mercy Ndivo Ngami ACCA was an ACCA member and a recent Masters in Professional Accountancy graduate. Mercy and her husband Mwazo Jared Babu had been in London to attend her Master’s graduation ceremony on 5 March, where we celebrated her success.  Mercy became a member in 2016 and worked as an auditor with KPMG in Nairobi. Mercy and Mwazo leave behind a 15 month old son.

Mulusew Alemu Abi was an ACCA student. Yodit Kassa, head of ACCA Ethiopia, let us know about Mulusew, saying that he had only recently visited the office to pay his subscription, and was on his way back to Kenya for his job with Catholic Relief Services. The Ethiopian team met with his family recently to offer their condolences at this very sad time.

ACCA is a global family. We are an association of members, affiliates and students who together make this organisation what it is – truly global and truly connected. At times like this it is fitting, that as an ACCA family, we remember Mercy and Mulusew who were part of our international community and honour their lives.

Our thoughts are with their family and friends.


"Our thoughts are with their family and friends."

Robert Stenhouse - President, ACCA