The Good Financial Governance in Africa programme promotes transparency and accountability in public financial management and is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the European Union (EU). Its objective is to foster Good Financial Governance in Africa, more specifically to equip decision-makers in African public finance to use region-specific services, products and further education to improve financial governance.
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By Otsile Malebaco. On 21st May 2019, the Ghana Audit Service (GAS) launched the CITIZENEYE app, the first mobile application in Africa that allows citizens to report public service delivery issues to the Auditor General. The auspicious occasion was attended by various government and non-governmental representatives, interested to know more about the app. The CITIZENSEYE
The Good Financial Governance (GFG) in Africa programme team is saddened by Dr Ralf Uhl passing on 17 December 2018. Dr Uhl, Ralf to his colleagues, was a highly valuable and respected member of the team. He made many great contributions to the GFG in Africa programme and helped it move forward in numerous ways.
By Friedmut Abel & Otsile Malebaco. The African Organisation of Public Accounts Committees (AFROPAC) hosted its 3rd Conference under the theme “One Voice for African PACs on Managing Debts and Fighting Corruption”, hosted by the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda and supported by GIZ’s Good Financial Governance in Africa Programme. Secretary-General Hon. James Opiyo
By Julia Bastian. There’re people who are unaware and understand the role of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in promoting good governance. People ask what are Supreme Audit Institutions? How are they combatting corruption? What do Auditors actually do? These are some of the questions asked to the representatives of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs), one of
By Tassilo von Droste & Camilla Fredriksen. It’s often difficult to get the environment on the top of a government’s agenda. There are more immediate crises: The environment is considered a long-term challenge, often neglected by politicians who work in short-term political cycles. Yet, the costs of not preventing pollution and environmental degradation are tremendous.