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2019 Technical Update – Model Institutions that Lead by Example

Close to 180 participants gathered in the picturesque city of Cape Town for the 14th Technical Update. In addition to our member- SAIs, representatives from Brazil, Fiji, Portugal, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands were also in attendance along with key stakeholders from the region. For the first time, the Technical Update…

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WGEI & AFROSAI-E collaborates on Product Sharing Agreements course

The INTOSAI Working Group on Audit of Extractive Industries (WGEI) in collaboration with AFROSAI-E, is pleased to announce a training course dedicated to understanding and auditing management of Production Sharing Agreements/Contracts (PSAs). The training will be most relevant to SAIs in countries that implement the PSA model. Participants will gain knowledge on how to identify risks…

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Building sustainable training capacity

Increasing the number and quality of expert trainers, facilitators and resource persons in the region, is a fundamental step towards sustainable capacity building. The AFROSAI-E Training-of-Trainers initiative, implemented with the support of the Swedish National Audit Office, is a direct response to achieving this goal. The first phase of the ToT programme included two workshops…

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Welcome to new Head of SAI for Mauritius

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Sunil Charanjivshign Romooah as the new Director of Audit for the National Audit Office of the Republic of Mauritius. Mr Romooah was appointed with effect of 1 August 2019. On behalf of the AFROSAI-E community, we wish him all the best as he takes up the…

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AG Kenya and AG Mauritius terms of office concludes

Mrs Kwee Chow Tse Yuet Cheong, the Head of SAI Mauritius retired in August 2019. Mr Edward Ouko, the Head of SAI Kenya, also concluded his term of office in August. On behalf of the AFROSAI-E region, we applaud them for their efforts to strengthen public sector auditing in the region during their respective terms.…

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Regional HR Workshop participants experience Umuganda in Rwanda

The Office of the Auditor General of Rwanda welcomed the 45 participants from 16 member-SAIs in Kigali, Rwanda from 24 – 28 June 2019 for the annual AFROSAI-E HR Workshop. The theme this years’ workshop was: “Establishing a culture of staff engagement to improve individual and SAI performance”  In addition to intensive sessions on the…

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AFROSAI-E and ARABOSAI collaborate to train SAIs on auditing the SDGs

In the spirit of mutual experience benefits all, AFROSAI-E collaborated with ARABOSAI to hold a training workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Hammamet, Tunisia from 7-11 July 2019. Ten SAIs from the ARABOSAI region participated namely, Jordan, Tunisia, Algeria, Iraq, Qatar, Morocco, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Oman and Libya. The objective of…

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INTOSAI KSC Disaster Preparedness Research Project

The INTOSAI Knowledge Sharing Committee (KSC) Research Project on “Disaster Preparedness for Supreme Audit Institutions” exposure draft is now available for comments. The comment deadline is 29 August 2019. Download the document and provide comments on the INTOSAI Community Portal

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SAI South Sudan introduces new five-year Strategic Plan

At a ceremony held on 21 June in Juba, the National Audit Chamber of South Sudan launched its five-year Strategic Plan, 2019–2024. The plan is truly result-oriented with clear plans on how the SAI will contribute to better public financial management through relevant and high-quality audits. This includes expanding the audit coverage of both Central…

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AFROSAI-E Working Group on Information Systems Audit and Management

By Martin Kilungu At the 2018 AFROSAI-E Governing Board meeting, members held in-depth discussions on the theme: SAIs in the Digital Age. They agreed that SAIs are faced with significant information security and other challenges and that this is a focus area that requires urgent attention. As a result, they decided to create a regional…

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