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AFROSAI-E hosts its 12th Governing Board meeting and celebrates ten years of success

The 12th meeting of the AFROSAI-E governing board took place from 4 to 8 May 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa under the theme “Celebrating ten years of making a difference in the performance of SAIs”.This year’s meeting marked the ten year anniversary of the organisation. The meeting was attended by more than 120 Auditors-General and participants. In addition to the member countries, representatives from the following organisations also attended: Representatives from the PACs of Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Togo, Malawi, Morocco, South Africa, Seychelles, Zambia, the Canadian Comprehensive...

SAI Tanzania scoops the 2014 performance audit report prize

The supreme audit institution (SAI) of Tanzania was recently awarded with the prize for the best performance audit report in the AFROSAI-E region for their report on “the management of demand forecasting and distribution of essential medicines and medical supplies to health facilities in Tanzania”.The award, which is sponsored by the Swedish National Audit Office, was announced during the 12th meeting of the AFROSAI-E governing board which took place from 4 to 8 May 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa. A total of twelve reports from eight supreme audit institutions were nominated for this year's...

IDI: Global SAI Stocktaking Report

The Global SAI Stocktaking Report 2014 presents the results on SAI performance, capacities and needs based on 2014 data by providing a global perspective on the performance of SAIs, identifying changes in SAI performance and needs as compared to the 2010 Stocktaking report, presenting the capacity development needs as communicated by SAIs and indicating possible areas for further research. The data has been obtained and triangulated from different sources including the 2014 IDI Global Survey, PEFA assessments, International Budget Partnership’s Open Budget Index, SAI Capacity Development...

Extractive Industries Workshop in Zambia

AFROSAI-E cooperated with the Office of the Auditor General of Norway, to carry out a week long workshop on Extractive Industries in Zambia. The workshop consisted of several facilitation sessions to identify key government actors, risks and audit topics to address those risks. The result of the workshop was that the Office of the Auditor General of Zambia identified 6 high risk audit topics with plans to address them in 2015-2016. The workshop also included lectures on the Extractive Industries sector in Zambia and Norway.

E-learning Mentor's Workshop

The Regularity Audit team conducted an e-learning mentor's workshop in the second week of March. The workshop challenged 24 participants to design their own trainings for different sections of the RAM, incorporating AFROSAI-E's e-learning program. AFROSAI-E facilitators offered advice and feedback on the training sessions and addressed problem areas in following the ISSAI standards and implementing the RAM methodology. The workshop produced commitments for e-learning based training in the 11 participating SAIs.

AFROSAI-E saddened at the passing of Louis Heunis

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the sudden passing of Louis Heunis from the African Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions for English-speaking countries (AFROSAI-E). Louis had been with the AGSA for over 40 years. In recent years Louis had established himself as a subject matter expert focussing on the relatively new direction of environmental auditing. He contributed widely to the 26 AFROSAI-E member countries as well as to the International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) community with support in this field. Louis was involved in a fatal car...