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Enhancements in competency framework for professional public sector accountants and auditors

The professionalisation of public sector accounting and auditing in the African public sector has taken another step forward.

Joint effort of Professional Accounting Organisations and Auditors General to drive public sector professionalisation

The third meeting of the Interim Oversight Board (IOB) for the Professionalisation of Public Sector Accounting and Auditing in Africa was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 6 to 7 July 2017. It was the first IOB meeting to include five members nominated by the Pan-African Federation of Accountants (PAFA).

New PAFA President and Vice-President

The PAFA Secretariat would like to announce to its Members and other Stakeholders the election of the new PAFA President and Vice President. President Mr. Jacobus Du Toit has been elected President of the Pan African Federation of Accountants. He is currently the CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia.

PAFA MOU with ANAN to provide scholarships to Ten students to study

PAFA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) to provide scholarships to Ten (10) students from African Francophone countries to study at the Nigerian college of accountancy.

AfDB funding received

AfDB funding received on 02 November 2015 will be applied as follows: PAFA in consultation with the AfDB will support OCAM – Mozambique, ORNATAC – Guinea Bissau, IIDRC – DR Congo and ONECCA – Burkina Faso, ICAM – Malawi and ICASL-Sierra Leone. The selection was based on linguistic balance, two each from Lusophone, Francophone and Anglophone.