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EITI Conference on Beneficial Ownership Transparency

Theme: Opening Up Ownership: Africa Harnessing the potential of Extractives  The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Conference took place in Dakar, Senegal from 31 October to 2 November 2018. This conference was held to share experiences on the status of progress towards 2020 in terms of the EITI standard 2.5 (c) of 2016 implementation. According to…

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SAI Liberia gets hands on with FAM

Throughout the AFROSAI-E region, SAIs are taking up the challenge to transition from the Regularity Audit methodology, used since 2010, to the new Financial and Compliance Audit methodologies. SAI Liberia is one of the SAIs taking up this challenge. During the last week of August, a hands-on training workshop was held in Margibi County, Liberia,…

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SAIs put spotlight on protection of vulnerable coastal ecosystems

SAI Liberia brings attention to critical issues of Coastal and Marine Management with Audit and documentary film SAI Liberia launched its Coastal and Marine Management Audit at a Symposium in Monrovia on 20 August 2018. The launch event was themed: “Enhancing the Achievements of the United Nations SDGs (13, 14 &15) by ensuring a sustainable…

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Developing IT Audit Champions in the AFROSAI-E region

The first IT Audit Champions Programme concluded in July with the 3rd module workshop, held in Kigali, Rwanda. Governments within the AFROSAI-E region have embraced technology by digitising their existing processes and services. Some have gone the extra mile to use digital technologies to fundamentally re-design and transform their business models. This rapid change and…

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SAIs and the Cybersecurity challenge

Penetration testing as a defence mechanism against cybercrime The increase of information systems has brought with it many new developments to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes. But, it has also brought major challenges. Among the most concerning is the concern of cybersecurity in organisations and government institutions and the threat of cyber-attacks…

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Jam-packed year kicks off with multiple training interventions

We’ve wasted no time to start the new year off with several exciting events and interventions, the first of which was hosting members of AFROSAI for an Institutional Strengthening meeting in January. This was followed by a meeting with the Good Financial Governance network partners, namely ATAF, AFROPAC, AFROSAI and CABRI to further agree on…

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New partnership to strengthen challenged SAIs

IDI, AFROSAI-E and CREFIAF have established a partnership to contribute to the greater performance of the most challenged SAIs. This partnership has been established to follow the new Tier 2 initiative of the Global Call for Proposals (GCP). The SAIs included in the initiative are The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Madagascar, Guinea, Togo…

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