• Register
Return to: Home > News > Public Sector > East and Southern African Associations of Accountants General joins regional initiative for public sector accounting and auditing

East and Southern African Associations of Accountants General joins regional initiative for public sector accounting and auditing

The Organisation of English-speaking African Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI-E) and the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) have invited the East and Southern African Association of Accountants General (ESAAG) to join their initiative aiming to professionalise public sector accounting and auditing in Africa.

In response to the invitation, the ESAAG has nominated five accountants general from Botswana, South Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, to serve on the Interim Oversight Board (IOB) of the Professionalisation of Public Sector Accounting and Auditing in Africa. ESAAG has also provided resources from the offices of their members to participate in the recent professionalisation development workshop.

More details on the African professionalisation initiative can be found here.

Top Content

    Addressing tax challenges and the digitisation of the economy

    As the economy becomes even more globalised through digital sources, the tax systems currently in place need to be scrutinised to examine whether they are still fit for current and emerging business models. Joe Pickard reports on the OECD’s approach to this issue.

    read more

    Primary financial statements: a game changer in reporting?

    International Accounting Standards Board chair Hans Hoogervorst delivered a speech at the Seminario International sobre NIIF y NIF, organised by the Consejo Mexicano de Normas de Información Financiera in Mexico. The Accountant presents the highlights.

    read more

    FASB readies standards for the netflix generation

    The US Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has updated its accounting standard for entertainment, with a specific eye on keeping up to date with how episodic content, such as television programmes, is consumed in the modern world. Jonathan Minter reports.

    read more

    Brexit: why it takes two to tango

    Former TA editor Vincent Huck, now editor of Insurance Asset Risk, looks at why Brexit might unleash geopolitical intrigue in Europe’s accounting standard-setting scene – and why IFRS 17 will be an incredible source of opportunity for firms in the coming years.

    read more
Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.