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Invitation to tender for evaluation of AFROSAI-E

We invite eligible evaluators and organisations to tender for an independent external evaluation of the African Organisation of English-speaking Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E), in accordance with the agreement with the Royal Norwegian Embassy (RNE) in South Africa. Click here to view the Terms of Reference. Proposals should be submitted to AFROSAI-E by 16 April 2021.

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Virtual Mining Indaba emphasises resilience and regrowth for African mining

Resilience and Regrowth: adopting the new mindset for African mining was the theme for the first ever virtual Mining Indaba. This global event, which normally takes place annually in Cape Town, included multi-stakeholder discussions with Africa’s most prevalent CEOs and influential figures and investors from the public and private sector.  While the pandemic necessitated a virtual…

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Strengthening SAI capacity to safeguard natural resource governance

About 3.5 billion people live in countries rich in oil, gas or minerals. With good governance and transparent management, the revenues from extractive industries can have an impact on reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity, while respecting community needs and the environment.[1] Historically, however, the extractive industries have often contributed to many of the challenges…

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SAI Nigeria welcomes new Auditor General, Mr Adolphus Aghughu

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Aghughu Adolphus Arhotomhenla as the Auditor-General of the Federation. The Senate confirmed his appointment last week and the President of the Senate, Mr Ahmad Lawan, noted that providing the required support to the office of the Auditor-General for the Federation would not only guarantee effectiveness and efficiency, but ensure…

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Professionalisation of SAI auditors – Relevance & Trust

INTOSAI P-12 (The value and benefits of SAIs) emphasises that auditors remain relevant and trusted professionals in the public sector by complying with several principles, including capacity building through promoting learning and knowledge sharing (Principle 12). It is therefore important that the SAI environment promotes continuous learning and upskilling. We support this principle by implementing…

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MoU with Gavi, Vaccine Alliance Audit and Investigations function

In line with our strategic goals, we have been working to capacitate SAIs to improve oversight by performing value adding audits. This includes auditing various donor fund grants implemented by state principal recipients. It is our strategic view that a critical ingredient to improving oversight of donor fund grants, is building strong relationships between key…

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PFM Reporting Framework website now live!

During the INCOSAI conference in 2016, theme discussions on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) brought to the forefront the vital role of SAIs in contributing to their achievement. In response, AFROSAI-E and the GIZ Good Financial Governance in Africa Programme teamed up to develop the Public Financial Management Reporting Framework (PFM RF). This tool was…

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Research Paper on Integrating Big Data in the Public Sector

With continuous technological advancements, the data created by people, applications and smart machines are exponentially increasing beyond the capabilities of traditional data-processing applications. SAIs are called upon to have a strategic response to data generated and stored by governments and how to use it in analysis. Therefore, SAIs, like most organisations, are facing a big…

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