African Organisation of English-speaking Supreme Audit Institutions

Archive for Jun 2020

Interview with Mr Kimi Makwetu on AGSA’s Covid-19 response

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, AFROSAI-E conducted a research project entitled “SAI resilience in addressing the auditor expectation gap during disaster periods: The case of sub-Saharan SAIs during the COVID-19 pandemic”. Amongst other findings, the research shows that here is a notable expectation gap on the audit activities SAIs are expected to perform…

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Highlights from webinar on PFM & domestic resource mobilisation in times of COVID-19 pandemic

The novel coronavirus pandemic has put government systems across the world under stress. Governments have had to quickly and urgently respond with emergency response packages to support the economy and strengthen essential public services in key sectors, such as health care. In several countries worldwide, governments have already introduced broad and costly measures, making use…

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World Environment Day 5 June 2020 – it’s Time for Nature

World Environment Day is a United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) global initiative, celebrated annually on 5 June. It is a day for everyone to actively engage in the protection of our beautiful planet. The foods we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the climate that makes our planet habitable, all come from…

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Launch of PFM Reporting Framework version 2.0

Background At the 2016 INCOSAI, members committed to make a meaningful contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). One such contribution, is to rethink the way in which supreme audit institutions (SAIs) audits and reports on public financial management (PFM). Sound public financial management, as a catalyst for government performance, is crucial to achieve the…

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