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New Website, New Features

As you may have noticed AFROSAI-E recently launched a new website. The new website aligns with our refreshed identity and makes use of the latest mobile responsive web technologies to ensure a good user experience for all our visitors, including those who access the web through mobile devices.The home page is a mashup of all the latest content, with the slideshow highlighting important events and announcements. Because most visitors use the site to register for our events or gain access to publications and reports, we added quick access buttons on the homepage as well as throughout the...

11th SADCOPAC Annual Conference and General Meeting

The 11th annual conference and general meeting of the Southern Africa Development Community Organisation of Public Accounts Committee (SADCOPAC) took place from 1 to 5 September 2014 at the Mlungishi International conference centre in Lusaka, Zambia.The theme for this year’s conference was “Enhancing Development through Oversight of Public Procurement: The Role of Public Accounts Committee”.Speaker of the National Assembly of Zambia, Honourable Justice Dr Patrick Matibini, officially opened the conference which attracted more than 200 delegates from countries from the Southern, Eastern,...

AFROSAI-E Activity Report for 2013

The transversal activity report for year 2013 is compiled from the self-assessments made by the 24 member countries’ supreme audit institutions (SAI) within the AFROSAI-E region. The survey questionnaire used as well as this activity report is built on the Institutional Capacity Building Framework (ICBF) developed by AFROSAI-E and on the strategic imperatives decided on by the Governing Board in 2006. The response rate for year 2013 was 100% which means all 24 member countries responded to the survey. The results presented in this report are primarily based on the responses provided by the...

AFROSAI-E Integrated Annual Report for 2013

The period under review is 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013. The report reflects on the financial position of AFROSAI-E and the activities of the AFROSAI-E Executive Secretariat (Secretariat), which is established in terms of article 7(1)(b) of the Statutes of AFROSAI-E. The detailed results of the SAIs’ self-assessment positions of the strategic imperatives, as set in the AFROSAI-E 2010-2014 Corporate Plan and detailed in the Institutional Capacity Building Framework, are reflected separately in the 2013 Activity Report. A comparative summary is included in Table 6 on page 55.

Working Group on Extractive Industries - Inaugural Meeting in Uganda

The INTOSAI Working Group on Extractive Industries (WGEI) held its inaugural meeting from 25 to 27 August 2014 in Uganda and kick- started its work by agreeing on terms of reference, organisation and a work plan.The WGEI was created at INCOSAI in 2013 and is chaired by the Office of the Auditor General of Uganda (OAGU). Its objective is to enhance the capacity of member SAIs in auditing the complex regulatory environment of the extractive sector.The three day meeting included presentations by the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), the World Bank and a number of the participating...

Audit Flow Proof of Concept Workshop: 18 - 22 August, 2014

The use of Information Technology (IT) in auditing is one of the strategic imperatives of AFROSAI-E. To realise this important strategic imperative AFROSAI-E embarked on the audit flow project as an important step towards automation of the audit process in SAIs that do not have audit management systems. Audit Flow is a basic audit automation that helps SAIs to manage their audit while using standardised working papers and ISSAIs.While the audit flow proved very useful in most SAIs, there is still a need for an audit management system in most SAIs that is scalable, easy to use and manage while...

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