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SAI Rwanda wins Best Performance Audit Prize for 2015

To promote the development of performance audit, AFROSAI-E launched the Prize for the Best Performance Audit Report of the year in cooperation with the Swedish National Audit Office (SNAO). The purpose of the Prize is to promote high quality performance audit reports that are produced within a maximum period of 12 months and; to share experiences and acknowledge the efforts of performance auditors in the region. The prize has been awarded annually since 2008.At the 13th AFROSAI-E Governing Board meeting, the winner of this coveted award was announced as being the team from the Office of the...

13th Governing Board meeting concludes

Turning Leadership Capacity into Capability Turning leadership capacity into capability was the theme of day 4 of the 13th Governing Board meeting. The scene was perfectly set by Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, in her inspiring keynote address on the topic: The Role of Leadership in Entrenching an Enduring Accountability and Transparency in our Public InstitutionsMs Ezekwesili, who has held a remarkable array of leadership positions including that of founding director of Transparency International, emphatically called upon the assembled Auditors-General to strengthen their role in ensuring...

2016 AGBM features robust discussions on Audit Innovation

Audit InnovationThe second day of the 2016 Governing Board meeting was formally opened with a key note address by Mr Jim Obazee, the Chief Executive officer of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria. His address on the impact of IPSAS on reforming Government Financial Management and Information Systems provided an appropriate introduction to the theme of the day namely, Audit Innovation.In line with this theme, four breakaway discussions were held on specific key strategic issues that have been identified over the course of the last year as being of critical importance to SAIs. These...

13th Governing Board meeting kicks off on high note

It was an eventful first day day at the 13th Governing Board meeting in Abuja, Nigeria! The proceedings kicked off on a high note with the formal opening ceremony hosted by SAI Nigeria. Mr Ukura, Auditor-General of the host SAI, Nigeria, formally welcomed members, partners, donors and observers to the meeting. Mrs Lara Taylor-Pearce, Chair of the AFROSAI-E Governing Board gave welcoming remarks during the opening ceremony and elaborated on the theme of the meeting: Leadership Driving Action.The special guest of honour, representing the Speaker of the House of Representatives of...

13th AFROSAI-E Governing Board meeting livestream

The 13th Governing Board meeting of AFROSAI-E officially starts today in Abuja, Nigeria. Delegates from across the region, and indeed from across the world have gathered here for this auspicious annual event. You can follow the proceedings on livestream: http://www.oaugf.ng/agbm2016/index.php/livestream

Exciting Technical Update planned for 2016!

In 2016, the 11th Technical Update is heading to the beautiful north coast of South Africa! The Update will take place from 1 – 4 November at the Gateway Hotel in Umhlanga, in the Kwazulu-Natal province of South Africa.What you can look forward to:The programme:This year we are planning loads of interactive sessions, subject-specific breakaway sessions as well as ample time for knowledge and experience sharing. Some of the exciting technical developments that will be featured include:Exposure draft of the updated RAMNew developments on PAMCommunication e-learning programmeEnvironmental audit...

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