African auditors meet in Kampala
Publish Date: Apr 09, 2014
African auditors meet in Kampala
VP Edward Ssekandi (centre) with members of the African Federation of Institute of Internal Auditors (AFIIA); (L-R); Past IIA President, Parity Twinomujuni, the President, Insitute of Internal Auditors, Uganda, Timothy Etoor, Director Internal Audit Botswana and IIA Vice President, Aloysius Ivan Kalanzi during the African Federation of Institute of Internal Auditors (AFIIA) conference at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. PHOTO/AYIGA ONDOGA.
  • mail
  • img

By Vision Reporter

Audit professionals have been challenged to adhere to the principles of integrity, objectivity, confidentiality and competence.

This will enhance their performance, reduce corruption, fraud and an unethical behavior, the Vice President Edward Ssekandi has said.

He made the remarks on Wednesday while presiding over the inaugural African Federation of the Institute of Internal Auditors (AFIIA) conference at Commonwealth Resort at Munyonyo in Kampala.

Ssekandi said that studies conducted show that good corporate governance is linked to good performance and increasing in shareholder returns as well as making significant impact in wooing investors.

He said that the African continent is yearning for people of integrity who can assist their respective governments to provide services to their people at affordable prices.

Ssekandi called upon the professionals to ensure that the evils impacting negatively on service delivery are fought in both public and private sector institutions.

The Chairperson African Federation of Institute of Internal Auditors, Lesedi Lesetedi said that the conference that has also attracted six Auditor Generals from Africa will offer participants a forum to network, learn and share with fellow professional peers and practitioners their experiences and examples from their own countries.

The Chairman of the Institute of Internal Auditors Uganda Chapter Timothy Etoori said that internal auditing has becoming essential to daily life since it pivots along the tenets of the millennium development goals like good governance and accountability.

The 3-day conference that is convening under the theme “Unity in Diversity, one continent, one Internal Auditing Profession” has attracted about 500 delegates from 25 countries across the world.  


The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Mukula urges NRM unity in Eastern Uganda
CAPT Mike Mukula said the East and in particular Tororo district has its own demands that they need to present to President Museveni at the time when he needs their support...
Sironko NRM youth petition court over primaries
ELEVEN members of Sironko District NRM youth league have petitioned the High Court seeking to cancel the results of the just concluded party primaries for flag bearers...
Burundi wants its legistators to quit EALA
THE Speaker of Burundi National Assembly has written to the Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly ceasing membership of four members from the country...
Ssebuwufu further remanded over murder
The Buganda Road Chief Magistrate''s Court has further remanded city car dealer Muhammad Ssebuwufu and four others accused of murdering Dona Katusabe...
Mind the youth, poor, says Pope
Huge crowds braved heavy rains they hailed as "God''s blessing" on Thursday to take part in Pope Francis'' first open-air mass in Africa, singing and dancing in the centre of the Kenyan capital....
KCCA readies Kampala for papal visit
Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has recruited over 600 support staff to assist workers charged with beautifying the city and maintaining neatness during Pope Francis''s visit starting tomorrow...
Is Uganda ready for the pope's visit?
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter