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Real time audit by the Auditor-General of Sierra Leone on the management of Ebola Funds

Real time audit by the Auditor-General of Sierra Leone on the management of Ebola Funds The Auditor-General of Sierra Leone, Mrs Lara Taylor-Pearce, recently tabled a report on the management of Ebola funds. This is a practical example of a SAI taking a pro-active approach to audit an emergency and the financial implications relating to it, enabling timely accountability and corrective actions. The audit was undertaken in order to ascertain whether allocations and donations received in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease were utilised with due regard to economy and efficiency and...

SAI Independence – An Update

The INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) recently published an interesting article entitled “SAI Independence – An Update” in Volume 8 of their newsletter, IDI Focus. Click on the link below to read the newsletter http://intosaidevelopmentinitiative.cmail2.com/t/ViewEmail/

AFROSAI-E welcomes SAI Somalia to the community

We would like to officially extend a warm welcome to the SAI of Somalia as they recently became the 26th member of AFROSAI-E. We wish them all the best and hope they will make the most of the training opportunities.

New resolution on strengthening SAIs adopted by UN General Assembly

Towards the end of 2014, the 69th general assembly of the United Nations took a new and essential step to strengthen supreme audit institutions (SAIs) by adopting a resolution on “Promoting and fostering the efficiency, accountability, effectiveness and transparency of public administration by strengthening Supreme Audit Institutions”.Click on the link below to view the resolution.http://www.intosaicbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Resolution.pdf

Employment opportunities at the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI)

The IDI is seeking suitable candidates for six vacant positions. Please click on the website link below to view the positions:http://www.idi.no/artikkel.aspx?MId1=4&AId=395

New pool of SAI-PAC Champions undergo two weeks of intensive training

As a progression from the SAI/PAC programme mid-term review meeting held in Pretoria in July this year, Afrosai-E, in cooperation with GIZ, delivered a two-week workshop to train a new pool of SAI/PAC Champions. 14 delegates from Botswana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, South Sudan, Sudan and Swaziland underwent the training programme.The purpose of this training workshop was to:Create a common understanding of the roles and responsibilities of SAI/PAC ChampionsIncrease participants’ subject matter knowledge and skills, based on the AFROSAI-E SAI/PAC Communications Tool Kit and related good...