African Accounting &
Finance Association

About Us

The African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA) aims to provide a platform for academics and practitioners to debate the role of accounting and finance in Africa.  It is our sincere hope that the activities of AAFA will advance knowledge and understanding of education, research and practice in all areas of accounting and finance in Africa.



  • 1.     Professor Teerooven Soobaroyen                                                       President
  • 2.     Dr Ibrahim Bedi                                                                                  Vice President
  • 3.     Ms. Mariaan Roos                                                                              Secretary
  • 4.     Professor Stephen Nkundabanyanga                                                  Treasurer
  •  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Stephen K. Nkundabanyanga, Ph.D, MBA, ACCA and B.COM, lectures at Makerere University Business School where he is also the Head of Department of Accounting. He received a Makerere University Busness School academic Excellence Award in 2015. Currently, he is also the Editor of the Makerere Business Journal. He has several years’ work experience in the private sector including with Uganda Telecom and Top Finance Bank. Prof. Nkundabanyanga has authored several publications and is a member of numerous accounting and management associations. He is on editorial boards of refereed Journals such as International Journal of Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility and Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies.

  • Regional Representatives
  • 5.     Souleymanou Kadouamai                                                                  Central Africa
  • 6.     Dr Olayinka Moses                                                                            Diaspora
  • 7.     Dr. Irene Nalukenge                                                                            East Africa
  • 8.     Dr Philippe Lassou                                                                             Francophone Africa
  • 9.     Mrs Nezha Baghar                                                                              North Africa
  • 10.  Professor Lesley Stainbank                                                                Southern African
  • 11.  Mr. Elisha Shavah                                                                               West African
  • Other Representatives
  • 12.  Professor Collins Ntim                                                                       Journal Representative
  • 13.  Dr Kayode Fasua                                                                                Practitioner Representative                                                   
  • Ex-Officio
  • 14.  Professor Jane Ande
  • 15.  Professor Venancio Tauringana

Past Presidents

Professor Mathew Tsamenyi                         (2011-2015)

Professor Jane Ande                                       (2015-2017)

Professor Venancio Tauringana                      (2017- 2019)


As a member of AAFA you will be eligible to attend our conferences, seminars, research workshops/training, and emerging scholar colloquium. You will also have access to members only area of the AAFA website which contains a link to a number of vital resources and information sources. In addition you will be regularly receiving the AAFA Newsletter that provides current information in the field of Accounting and Finance in Africa.

The annual membership subscription rates are US$20 for academics and US$10 for students. You will automatically become a member of AAFA when you attend our annual conference. Your membership fee will therefore be included in the conference fee you pay. Those not attending the annual conference will need to join/renew their membership by completing the membership joining/renewal form and paying their annual subscription directly to the AAFA secretariat.

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AAFA Secretariat Address;

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AAFA Secretariat



Department of Accounting

University of Ghana Business School

P. O. Box LG 78,

Legon, Accra


Tel: +233-21-500026


Department of Accounting

Faculty of Management Sciences

University of Jos

P. M. B. 2084,


Tel: +234-803-349-2313


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