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Africa

Find out more about what we do for our members in Africa, how you can join us, and the qualifications we offer.

ICAEW has established a Members Advisory Board (MAB), consisting of prominent chartered accountants from across Africa.

The Members Advisory Board was inaugurated at the Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi, on 28 November 2016. Its main purpose is to work with the ICAEW Regional Director Michael Armstrong to identify emerging major issues that will affect the accountancy and finance professions and ICAEW members in the region. The MAB will also act as a networking facility and provide strategic advice on ICAEW's Africa activity.

The ICAEW Members Advisory Board is made up of:

East Africa Community Daniel Ndonye, Former Senior Partner, Managing Partner and CEO, Deloitte East Africa (Chair)
East Africa Community Chemutai Murgor, CFO, Kenya and East Africa, Standard Chartered
Nigeria Ede Dafinone, Deputy Managing Partner, Horwath Dafinone
Mauritius Gerald Lincoln, Managing Partner, EY
Botswana Ian Haworth, Director, Ekusha Pty
Zimbabwe Robin Vela, Chairman, National Social Security Authority of Zimbabwe
South Africa Olufunke Ighodaro, Former CFO, Tiger Brands

How to study, train and qualify as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant in Africa

Global Accounting Alliance (GAA) in Africa

Through our involvement with the Global Accounting Alliance (GAA), ICAEW members in South Africa can access a range of member services from the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). These include CPD and networking events at SAICA member rates. ICAEW members can also receive news and information by subscribing to their e-mail newsletters.

Join us as a member of another accountancy body

If you are a qualified member of another professional body, you could be eligible to join the ICAEW. We offer various routes to membership, including reciprocal agreements, advanced credit arrangements, common content arrangements and our Pathways to Membership programme.

Member support and networking

Contact Members

ICAEW has a network of contact members around the world. Our Contact Members in Africa are your points of contact for enquiries and act as ambassadors in promoting ICAEW's strategy and brand within your country.

Volunteers in Africa host a variety of social and educational events for members. They include talks by prominent local business people, accounting updates, and social drinks. The events attract a friendly crowd and they are often free of charge. They’re a great way to meet other Chartered Accountants and expand your network of contacts in the area. New volunteers will be warmly welcomed!

To ensure you receive invitations to social events, please opt in to ‘Regional updates’ via your communication preferences. Updates on events which cover finance or business topics will depend on your other communication choices.  

Council Member

The Africa representative on ICAEW Council is Eddie Ouko.

Library & Information Services

Gain access to a range of information and resources on countries across Africa, including economic forecasts, guides to doing business, labour market reports and information on the tax climate in each jurisdiction.

Advisory helplines and services

Specialist advisory teams are on hand to support you throughout your career and help with any problems, issues or questions you have.

Qualifications and programmes available in Africa

The following ICAEW qualifications and programmes are available in Africa.

Reputation and influence

Working in partnership with global and regional organisations to promote good practice.