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RAM update rearing to go

The Regularity Audit Manual (RAM) is part of an overall process to uplift SAIs in the AFROSAI-E region to a professional standard. The manual is in accordance with the ISSAIs (1000-2999); which mean full compliance with all relevant ISAs and the additional guidance set out in the INTOSAI Practice Notes to the ISAs. An AFROSAI-E central technical team is responsible for maintaining and updating the manual. The manual has been regularly updated since 2007, with the last major update taking place in 2013.In September last year, the technical team met to discuss and outline a roadmap to update...

2016 AFROSAI-E events calendar

2016 is set to be another busy and productive year for AFROSAI-E. A Performance Audit support visit to the SAI of The Gambia has already been concluded as well as the 3rd Executive Leadership Development Programme Workshop in South Africa and, and a Regularity Audit Manual (RAM) development workshop in Sweden. February kicked off at full speed with a Performance Audit Module 3 roll-out in Tanzania and, among other activities during the month, development workshops are also scheduled to review the IT Audit Manual, the HR Handbook and the Communication Handbook. The AFROSAI-E events...

SAI Sudan rolls out Management Development Programme

42 participants from the SAI of Sudan wrapped-up an intensive week-long Management Development Programme (MDP) workshop on 23 December 2015.  The participating managers, 11 of which were female, expressed their appreciation at the opportunity provided by the workshop to discuss issues affecting them as managers in the National Audit Chamber. They also singled out the Institutional Capacity Building Framework ((CBF) session, the change management session and the communication session as eye openers in terms of their roles and responsibilities. The workshop was facilitated by regional...

Auditor General of Zambia retires

After 13 years of dedicated service as the Auditor General of Zambia, Dr. Anna Chifungula retired from active service on Thursday 10th December 2015 upon reaching the age of 60 years as provided for by article 122 (1) of the Constitution of Zambia. She will be remembered for transforming the Office of the Auditor General from a small entity to a respected institution in the sub-region and the international community.Officiating at the farewell dinner, Secretary to the Cabinet Dr. Roland Msiska said during her 13 years tenure of office, Dr. Chifungula promoted accountability and transparency...

Sierra Leone Auditor General Bags Integrity Award

The Auditor General of Sierra Leone, Mrs Lara Taylor-Pearce has been awarded the 2015 prestigious National Integrity Award by the Anti-Corruption Commission. The award ceremony which normally coincides with the commemoration of the World Anti-Corruption Day took place at the Bintumani Hotel Complex on Wednesday, 9 December 2015.The colourful ceremony attracted public officials, development partners and Sierra Leoneans from various walks of life. Presenting the award on behalf of the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, the Secretary to the President Mr Osho Coker paid tribute to Mrs...

67th INTOSAI Governing Board meeting in Abu Dhabi

A total of 105 representatives from 34 different SAIs and countries participated in the 67th meeting of the INTOSAI Governing Board held at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 10 to 11 November 2015. Click here to go to the INTOSAI website where you can read more about the main decisions taken at the meeting.   

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