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Djibouti’s reform heralds new hopes

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 1 Jun 2017

After securing a World Bank funding, Djibouti's accountancy profession is on the brink of a major reform that could take them to new heights..... read more

Ethiopia’s profession is taking shape

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 1 Jun 2017

Beakal Ejigu, audit standards director at the Accounting and Auditing Board of Ethiopia (AABE), tells Vincent Huck about the latest developments.... read more

Slow but steady developments in Senegal’s accounting reforms

  • Published: 25 Apr 2017

Progress on implementing accounting reforms in Senegal over the last decade could be said to mirror wider economic progress, with recent advances.... read more

Africa round table: Hear the roar of the African women’s silence

  • Published: 23 Jul 2015

African leader and feminist Thomas Sankara once said in the eighties that he could hear the roar of women’s silence. Nearly 30 years later, African.... read more

Africa round table: Tackling corruption and IFFs

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 3 Jul 2015

Following ACOA15’s plenary session on illicit financial flows, four heads of three Southern African professional bodies tell Vincent Huck how they.... read more

Africa round table: Regulatory hurdles for a continent’s growing profession

  • Author: The Accountant
  • Published: 5 Jun 2015

At the African Congress of Accountants (ACOA15) four heads of African regulatory bodies from four countries tell Carlos Martin Tornero and Vincent.... read more

West Africa survey: Hearing the roar of the African youth’s silence

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 31 Mar 2015

French speaking West African aspiring accountants face a lack of professional curses, foreign qualifications which are too expensive, and an.... read more

Ministry of Finance gets regulatory claws into South African profession

  • Author: Paul Golden
  • Published: 5 Dec 2014

Advocates of industry regulation in South Africa will have taken heart from recent developments, although the shape of the new regulator remains to.... read more

Colombia: Chronicle of a success foretold

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 4 Sep 2014

An era of fundamental change has been initiated to modernise the Colombian profession and bring it into line with international standards. However.... read more

Cuba: Accountancy profession key to opening up economy

  • Author: Carlos Martin Tornero
  • Published: 31 Jul 2014

A new law aimed at luring foreign investment into Cuba may bring unprecedented opportunities for the accountancy profession, but pose further.... read more

Brazil survey: Ever the optimist

  • Author: Paul Golden
  • Published: 23 Dec 2013

While the country continues to face considerable economic challenges and concerns over the slow pace of reform persist, those involved in the.... read more

Tax-Mex’ revolution: Mexico prepares for fiscal reform

  • Author: Gundi Jeffrey
  • Published: 26 Jul 2013

The Mexican profession’s efforts to modernise the national tax system seem to be backed by new President Enrique Peña Nieto. Gundi Jeffrey.... read more

Country report: South Africa

  • Author: Nicola Maher
  • Published: 30 Aug 2012

Despite a raft of anticipated regulation on the back of a newly signed Companies Act, South Africa’s institutes have seen little change in the past.... read more


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