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AFROSAI-E CEO Appointment Process

The 14th AFROSAI-E Governing Board Meeting was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 8 – 11 May 2017 and the outcomes of this meeting will be made available shortly. However, we would like to provide some contextual information regarding a decision that was made in the closed session of the Governing Board meeting regarding the appointment of the new AFROSAI-E CEO, as it has come to our attention that this information has already communicated outside of the organisation. The contract of the current CEO, Mr Wessel Pretorius, will expire at the end of 2017 and, following a rigorous selection process, the Board approved the recommendation that Mrs Meisie Nkau be appointed as the new CEO. This appointment process must however still be finalised and, the announcement on the new CEO will therefore only be formally communicated when this process has been completed.    

A professionalisation strategy by Africa for Africa

In the last six months, we’ve made exciting progress on our AFROSAI-E Professionalisation Strategy. The strategy aims to bring stakeholders together at a regional level to “set the standard for public sector accounting and auditing professionals, and provide the tools to turn this standard into reality” (click here to obtain more information about the strategy). The strategy is currently in an awareness raising phase. The mantra for 2017 is to “Create awareness and build support. This update outlines the achievements to date

Sierra Leone Auditor General Receives National Award

The Auditor General of Sierra Leone, Mrs Lara Taylor-Pearce has been decorated with the award of "Grand Officer of the Order of the Rokel" by His Excellency the President, Dr Ernest Bai Koroma. The prestigious award was presented to the Auditor General during the nation’s 56th Independence anniversary on 27 April 2017 at a grand ceremony at State House, Freetown.

Call for proposals on Independent Sustainability Assessment of AFROSAI-E

AFROSAI-E requires the services of a specialist consultant with the necessary research expertise, to assess the long-term role and function of AFROSAI-E and develop a Sustainability Plan

AFROSAI-E Quality Assurance Certification gets underway

To further grow the quality assurance capacity in the region, AFROSAI-E developed a Quality Assurance Certification programme in accordance with the ISSAIs, which is being rolled-out for the first time this year. The QA Certification is intended to strengthen the credibility of the independent QA review processes and procedures within the region, ensure greater consistency in QA practices and, will result in a strong pool of certified QA professionals.

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