Apr 24

BAOA to help track dispersion of risk

New and sophisticated financial techniques and instruments (IFRS9IAS32) are in principle a positive development insofar as they reduce the likelyhood of risk being concentrated in, or more on, the financial institutions sector of the economy.

Apr 23


Botswana Accountancy Oversight Authority (BAOA) and Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA) signing of the Memorandum of Understanding.

Mar 17
Honourable Minister Mathambo

Minister Launches BAOA

“Sometimes it is necessary that the police are themselves policed”. These were the words uttered by the late Honourable Baledzi Gaolathe commenting on the need to pass law that was to establish an independent accountancy oversight authority in Botswana.

Feb 06

Mr Zubaidur Rahman impressed with progess at BAOA

Mr Zubaidur Rahmanof the World Bank visited BAOA on January 9 2014 and had a meeting with BAOA Management.

Feb 06
Ms. Keitumetse Kgasudi

BAOA hosts IPSAS Training

BAOA hosted a one week IPSAS training at which BAOA and Government officers were facilitated on the International Public Sector Auditing Standards. This training was part of the World Bank capacity building project which is aimed equiping the regulator with requisite expertise in reviewing the public sector audits.Participants at the workshop were grateful for the opportunity to learn at the same time with BAOA reviewers. The facilitator, Mr. Gavin has worked with BAOA before where he facilitated capacity building in IFRS.

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