The WGEI Secretariat, consisting of Mr. Maxwell Ogentho, Ms. Sheilla Ngira and Mr. Emmanuel Angole, held meetings in Oslo from March 25th to 29th with the Office of the Auditor General of Norway (OAGN) and external stakeholders such as the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI), The Norwegian Oil for Development (OFD) and Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), to … Continue reading “WGEI Secretariat visits OAGN and external stakeholders in Oslo”

Oil and gas parallel audit in action Posted by WGEI On Apr 18, 2019

The regional project “Performance auditing in the oil and gas industry” is funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and led by the Netherlands Court of Audit (NCA) in partnership with AFROSAI-E. Partners in the program are SAI Tanzania, SAI Mozambique and SAI Kenya. The purpose of this regional project is to further improve … Continue reading “Oil and gas parallel audit in action”

The growth of the extractive industries sector in Africa is escalating and continues to present challenges for the public sector. The regulatory framework that is needed to ensure sustainable development of the sector, a fair share of income and an equitable distribution of that income, is complex and challenging. As part of keeping abreast with … Continue reading “AFROSAI-E Launches E-Learning for Extractive Industries Sector Auditors”

Investing in African Mining Indaba at 25 Posted by WGEI On Apr 18, 2019

The Investing in African Mining Indaba celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. The Indaba was held from 4th to 7th February 2019. The conference brought together 6192 delegates comprising of government representatives, mining executives, investors and government ministers. It was an opportunity for the delegates to discuss and gather knowledge on the state of mining in 2019, and … Continue reading “Investing in African Mining Indaba at 25”

This year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba had Sustainable Economic Growth on the agenda. At the conference, thousands of government representatives, mining companies, investors, interest groups, non-governmental organisations and consultants discussed topics such as environmental sustainability, local content, community development, economic opportunities, resource nationalism, responsible investments and mine closure. Discussions on mine closure revealed that: … Continue reading “Recent good practice tools and resources developed for ensuring effective mine closure”

SAI Fiji and Extractive Industries Posted by WGEI On Apr 18, 2019

SAI Fiji became a member of the INTOSAI WGEI Steering Committee to promote the audit of extractive industries in order to stimulate good governance and sustainable development in the Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI) region. On 24 April 2018, a five-member WGEI Committee was formed within SAI Fiji. The Committee chaired by the … Continue reading “SAI Fiji and Extractive Industries”