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2014 Activity Report

AFROSAI-E plays a facilitative role in empowering member Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) to optimize their audit performance through sharing information and supporting them toward better performance in executing their mandates. The desire is to make a difference in the performance of SAIs through supporting them in their capacity building interventions.During the 2006 Governing Board meeting the Auditors General adopted the Institutional Capacity Building Framework (ICBF) as a self-assessment guidance tool to member SAIs as well as a benchmark for regional development that would assist the...

Integrated Annual report 2014

Scope and boundary This report includes information on the financial and non-financial performance for the period 1 January to 31 December 2014. It covers the activities of the AFROSAI-E Executive Secretariat established in terms of Regulation 7(1)(b). The activities and operations of the member SAIs fell outside the boundary of this report. Reporting against GRI G3 This is our third annual integrated report. Last year we achieved a Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) G3 Application Level C+, but this year AFROSAI-E is reporting a self declared Level C. 

Making SAI independence a reality

Supreme Audit Institutions need to be independent if they are to be credible and effective.However, across the Commonwealth several SAIs do not have the necessary independence which impedes their ability to hold the governments to account for their use of public resources. In this context, the Commonwealth Auditors General are committed to work towards increasing the independence of audit offices across the Commonwealth.This paper is a useful contribution to this endeavour. It recognizes that independence can not only be something given to Supreme Audit Institutions but it is to be earned...

AFROSAI-E completes a 3-module course in Abuja, Nigeria

AFROSAI-E recently completed a 3-module course in Abuja, Nigeria. The course, which started in May 2014, was hosted by the Office of the Auditor General for the Federation. 35 Performance Auditors graduated from the course, boosting the already increasing numbers in the region. The course initially included participants from the SAIs of Liberia, Uganda, and The Gambia. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, Liberia was unable to complete the course. This gave the SAI of Sudan an opportunity to join the last main study Module. Sudan, prior to joining, had attended the Module...

VIII EUROSAI-OLACEFS Conference 2015

The VIII EUROSAI-OLACEFS conference took place from 24 to 26 June 2015 in Quito, Ecuador. The two technical themes that were presented and deliberated upon at this year’s conference were:The global approach to coordinated auditsThe vision of SAIs on good governance and open dataCoordinated AuditsRepresentatives of the INTOSAI Capacity Building Committee (CBC), OLACEFS, EUROSAI and AFROSAI-E shared experiences of their respective organisations about the strength of working together in coordinated audits. Mrs Josephine Mukomba from AFROSAI-E highlighted that coordinated audits are a practical...

Employment Opportunity: Communication Manager

AFROSAI-E is an autonomous, independent and non-political organisation with the Supreme Audit Institutions from 26 English-speaking African countries as members. AFROSAI-E supports these offices in the area of public auditing and institutional development.AFROSAI-E is looking to employ a communication manager who will be responsible to ensure that all matters pertaining to the internal and external communication of the AFROSAI-E Secretariat are dealt with promptly and with the due care expected of a professional organisation. He/ she will also assist member SAIs to obtain the same high-level...

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