The Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) hosted the second WGEI Steering Committee Working Meeting, which was successfully held at AFROSAI-E’s premises in Pretoria from 25th-27th September 2018. Some of the main discussions tackled involved the status for the implementation of the WGEI Activity Plan 2017-2019, the rolling-out of WGEI products, and the strategies for engaging WGEI members … Continue reading “WGEI Steering Committee (SC) Working Meeting, September 2018”

10th Meeting of the KSC Steering Committee Posted by WGEI On Dec 24, 2018

The 10th meeting of the KSC Steering Committee was held in Kampala Uganda from 20th to 22nd August 2018. The meeting was attended by representatives from the SAIs of Uganda, India, France, Indonesia, Philippines, China, and the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI), INTOSAI General Secretariat and Professional Standards Committee (PSC). The purpose of the meeting was to receive reports … Continue reading “10th Meeting of the KSC Steering Committee”

The discovery of mineral resources usually promises to bring prosperity in form of higher tax revenue, increased employment, improved infrastructure and trade, greater growth and wealth creation for all. However many resource-rich countries have not lived up to their development potential due to the “resource curse” of the negative effect of natural resources on the … Continue reading “A holistic approach to audit of extractive industries”

The mining of the world’s assets below the ground has fallen prey to illicit financial flows (IFFs), robbing countries of valuable revenue that could be used for the benefit of citizens. This was the subject of the second annual meeting of the Steering Committee of the International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI) Working Group … Continue reading “Underground assets and illicit financial practices brought under the spotlight in Pretoria”