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Strengthening systems to combat Illicit Financial Flows

The enormous outflow of money as Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) is of global concern and is therefore also a high priority on the African agenda. IFF is defined as illegal movements of money or capital from one country to another. This movement is considered an illicit flow when the funds are illegally earned, transferred, and/or utilised. Examples of IFF include:• An importer using incorrect trade invoicing to evade customs duties, VAT, or income taxes;• A corrupt public official using an anonymous shell company to transfer dirty money to a bank account in a different country etc.To...

SAIs add a vital impetus in fighting Illicit Financial Flows - GIZ newsletter

The GIZ recently published an article written by Celestin Ankamtsene (INTOSAI Development Initiative / AFROSAI Secretariat at the time of writing), Wynand Wentzel (AFROSAI-E Secretariat), and Valentine Onya Bongado (SAI Cameroon / AFROSAI Secretariat) on the vital role of SAIs in fighting Illicit Financial Flows. The article delves into the challenges that appear for African SAIs and the concerted efforts against cross-border criminal activities. Click here to read the full article.

ELDP article featured in DDI magazine

Development Dimensions International (DDI) magazine entitled GO, recently published an article on the AFROSAI-E / SNAO Executive Leadership Development Programme (ELDP) entitled: A stick in the bundle is unbreakable. The article features insightful views from the facilitators and participants of the programme. Click here to read the article online or, click here to download the article now.

Second AFROSAI-E Newsletter out now

The second AFROSAI-E Newsletter is now available online. Click here to read all about our latest news, opportunities, upcoming events etc. The headlines of this issue include:Leadership driving Action at the 2016 Governing Board meetingLooking ahead with new e-learning innovations!  First Executive Leadership Programmes successfully concludesFantastic new career opportunities at the AFROSAI-E SecretariatExciting times aheadMember SAIs NewsGet social with AFROSAI-ETo subscribe to the AFROSAI-E Newsletter, click on the link at the bottom of the screen.

Exciting new vacancies at the AFROSAI-E Secretariat

AFROSAI-E is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following two exciting new vacancies in the Secretariat:Senior Technical Manager: ProfessionalisationThe professionalisation of Public Sector Auditing and Accounting in Africa is one of our key priority areas. AFROSAI-E is looking for an audit professional to drive the process of implementing the structures and systems necessary to professionalise public sector auditing in Africa. The position requires a sound knowledge of developing public sector oriented competency frameworks and curriculums.Manager: Capacity BuildingThe incumbent...

In Memoriam: Mrs Emily Dzinouya

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the tragic passing away of Mrs Emily Dzinouya from SAI Zimbabwe. Emily was in South Africa busy with preparations for the IT for Regularity Auditors workshop when she suddenly fell ill. Despite all efforts, Emily tragically died a few days later. Our deepest condolences go out to her husband, children, family and colleagues from SAI Zimbabwe.Emily was a Director of Audit at SAI Zimbabwe and she regularly participated as a subject matter expert and facilitator in AFROSAI-E activities. She was known for her warm and vibrant personality and will...