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MoU Partners

Due to the importance of the worldwide fraud and corruption problem, the AFRICA Training Academy collaborates with organisations with the same objective of combatting fraud.

AFRICA Training Academy and its MoU partners think that training and awareness are essential components of a comprehensive worldwide strategy for combatting commercial fraud. It remains the most effective strategy for reducing corporate fraud and corruption and establishing a strong culture of good corporate governance in the business environment as a whole.

The anti-fraud and anti-corruption warriors are actively battling fraud to protect Africa from the ongoing fraud pandemic. Every day, fraudsters are searching for new ways to perpetrate fraud. To assure success, investigators, auditors, and accountants must be better trained.

The South African Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE SA) is a recognised South African professional body, representing and governing fraud examination professionals in South Africa. The South African Chapter represents the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, which is the world's largest anti-fraud and white- collar crime organisation and premier provider of training and education in these industries. Our members are committed to reducing white-collar crime worldwide and inspiring public confidence and objectivity within the profession.

 ESAAG is a regional Association of Accountants General currently consisting of 15 member countries: five in the East (Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda) and ten in the South (Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe). It was formed in Arusha, Tanzania, in 1995 with an aim of supporting each other in government accounting. With the current PFM reforms, this role has evolved into supporting each other with implementing the reforms as the countries are at different implementation stages

The University of Pretoria established two campus entities in 2000 following a strategic decision to develop a formal structure to organise its interaction with the private sector and government. These two entities – Business Enterprises at University of Pretoria (Pty) Ltd and Continuing Education at University of Pretoria Trust – ensured that the University’s external research and continuing education activities could be managed from a business foundation to generate additional income for the University and its personnel. Enterprises at University of Pretoria Trust was formally founded in 2008, and became operational as the official corporate holding entity for the Group. In January 2016, the tree companies were consolidated into one company – Enterprises University of Pretoria (Pty) Ltd – with the University of Pretoria as the sole beneficiary. 

The Public Sector Accountancy and Audit Academy (PSAAA), established in 2020, is set to increase the knowledge, skills and abilities of public sector accounting and auditing professionals and to capacitate the public sector to ensure accountability in the prudent management of public financial resources.

The Special Investigating Unit is an independent statutory body that was established in terms of the Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act, Act No. 74 of 1996 (SIU Act).

The primary mandate of the SIU is to investigate serious allegations of corruption, malpractice and maladministration in the administration of State institutions, State assets and public money as well as any conduct which may seriously harm the interests of the public, and to recover any financial losses suffered by    State institutions through civil ligation. The SIU is empowered to take civil action to correct any wrongdoing it uncovers in its  investigations.

ACFE Zimbabwe Chapter (“ACFE ZWE”) was registered as a chapter in November 2012 and is a member chapter of the ACFE tasked to service the Zimbabwean members. The ACFE ZWE Chapter serves its members by providing training, ensuring that the international professional standards for fraud examiners are met, and providing a networking platform thereby protecting the integrity of the forensic practitioner’s (fraud examiner) profession and public interest.

   The NICG  was established in 2016 to pave the way for like-minded corporate governance      professionals in Namibia to have a common place to develop their skills, compare experiences, impart learnings and share  practices, with the ultimate aim of encouraging a high-level corporate governance culture in Namibia.

  The University of the Western Cape (UWC) was founded in 1960 and occupies a unique space in      the South African higher education landscape. It is a dynamic institution committed to excellence  in learning, teaching, research and innovation in a globally competitive environment whilst remaining true to the values and ethos that have shaped its identity as a university rooted in serving the public good.

  IRMSA is recognised as the Professional Body for Risk Management in South Africa by the South African Qualifications        Authority (SAQA). IRMSA represents individuals and companies committed to the enhancement of the Risk Management discipline. 

The Namibian Region of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) started in 1992 with a small group of Accountants. Due to the dramatic changes in the regulations, the Namibian Institute of Professional Accountants (NIPA) was formally established in June 2007. NIPA is constituted by the members, to regulate the accounting profession in Namibia. The NIPA brand is used since 2014.

Stellenbosch University(SU) is firmly committed to the pursuit of knowledge, research and innovation, in service of society. We provide a world-class centre for learning and development, which is globally relevant, yet rooted in the upliftment and transformation of our local communities. Our actions are guided by key values and attributes, and enabled by outstanding staff and students, sound operating systems and a deep sense of purpose. SU is home to an academic community of more than 32 500 students, including more than 3 700 international students from 104 countries. SU has 4 658 permanent and fixed-term contract staff members, including 1 393 academics.​

Our ten faculties (AgriSciences, Arts and Social Sciences, Economic and Management Sciences, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine and Health Sciences, Military Science, Science, and Theology) as well as the School for Climate Studies, the School for Data Science and Computational Thinking and the Stellenbosch Business School are located across five campuses in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

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