Did you know that the Office of the Auditor General of Uganda is enhancing the benefits of extractive industries to citizens? Here is how: Strong SAI leadership, cooperation and harmonized donor support Auditing to ensure the use of oil industry revenue for the benefit of Ugandans Empowering local communities working in the mining sector Taking … Continue reading “SAI Uganda: Meeting the Challenge of Extractive Industry Auditing”

The Office of the Auditor General Zambia hosted the second meeting of the INTOSAI Working Group on Audit of Extractive Industries (WGEI) learning task force in Lusaka, Zambia from 9th to 12th April, 2018. The purpose of the meeting was to review and update the draft Extractive Industries Training Curriculum. The meeting was officially opened by the … Continue reading “Zambia Hosts the 2nd meeting of the Intosai Working Group on Extractive Industries (WGEI) Learning Taskforce”

In Uganda Minerals are owned by the state in trust for the people of Uganda as stated in the Mining Act 2003. However, there is no requirement for state participation nor to have a company or corporation that can hold the commercial interests of the state in the mining industry. Bearing in mind the mineral … Continue reading “Mining In Uganda: The case for a National Mining Company”

In 2017, the State Audit Office of Vietnam conducted an audit on State management of mineral exploration and mining during the period 2014-2016 at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and 08 provinces/cities. One of the most important tasks of the audit was “auditing the licensing of mineral … Continue reading “The Audit Office of Vietnam Audit on The Licensing of Mineral Exploration and Mining during the period 2014-2016”

The currently in force AFROSAI-E guideline on “Audit Considerations For Extractive Industries” was updated from a 2013 version in the year 2015. The update resulted in some sections of the 2013 version being deemed irrelevant after implementation in the region, such as detailed audit procedures, being removed. Some of the sections where re-written in order … Continue reading “Afrosai- E Is Updating its Audit Guideline for Extractive Industries”