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New pool of SAI-PAC Champions undergo two weeks of intensive training

As a progression from the SAI/PAC programme mid-term review meeting held in Pretoria in July this year, Afrosai-E, in cooperation with GIZ, delivered a two-week workshop to train a new pool of SAI/PAC Champions. 14 delegates from Botswana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, South Sudan, Sudan and Swaziland underwent the training programme.The purpose of this training workshop was to:Create a common understanding of the roles and responsibilities of SAI/PAC ChampionsIncrease participants’ subject matter knowledge and skills, based on the AFROSAI-E SAI/PAC Communications Tool Kit and related good...

Review Meeting of Cooperative Audit on Extractive Industries

The review meeting of cooperative audit on extractive industries was held from 24 to 28 November 2014 at the Kopanong hotel and conference centre in Benoni, Johannesburg and was hosted by the Auditor-General of South Africa.The purpose of the meeting was to afford the participating supreme audit institutions (SAIs) an opportunity to share their experiences on conducting audits on extractive industries. The SAIs involved in the programme are, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, South Africa, South Sudan and Tanzania and all participated in the review meeting.AFROSAI-E in cooperation with the...

9th Annual Technical update: building capacity for the SAIs

AFROSAI-E hosted its 9th Annual Technical update on 12 to 14 November 2014 at the Kopanong Hotel and Conference Centre in Benoni, Johannesburg.The purpose of this event was to update the member Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) of the outcomes of all the workshops that took place and to explain the technical documents that were produced throughout the year.This year, 91 delegates from member countries, institutional partners and other international representatives attended the three-day workshop.Among these were Auditors General from seven countries, representatives from the Swedish...

Employment Opportunity - Technical Specialist: Professionalisation of public sector auditing and accounting

Job title: Technical Specialist: Professionalisation of public sector auditing and accountingLocation: South Africa, PretoriaContract period: 5 Years with the possibility of renewalCompensation: Negotiable based on qualifications and experienceBackgroundAFROSAI-E is an autonomous, independent and non-political organisation with the Supreme Audit Institutions from 25 English-speaking African countries as members. The professionalisation of Public Sector Auditing and Accounting in Africa is one of the key priority areas over the next 5 to 10 years.To achieve this a strategy has been developed...

Third MDP facilitation skills workshop leaps to another level

The third MDP facilitation skills workshop took place from 20 to 31 October 2014. Fourteen participants from eight member SAIs attended the programme. Three managers from AFROSAI-E also participated in the facilitation skills module of the workshop. The first eight days of the workshop were facilitated by Mr Pritom Phookun, an IDI-certified training specialist, and formerly from SAI India and the IDI. The workshop was opened by Mr Wessel Pretorius, chief executive officer of AFROSAI-E. He set the context by providing a brief history of the MDP and highlighted the region’s expectations from...

AFROSAI-E presentation made at the 13th General Assembly of AFROSAI held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

The attached presentation was made by AFROSAI-E’s CEO, Mr Wessel Pretorius, at the13th General Assembly of AFROSAI held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt from 23 to 30 October 2014.Click here to download the presentation

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