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  • 11 Jan 2018 4:36 PM | David Agyemang (Administrator)

    Editor’s Desk

    The five papers in this special edition are the top five papers that won the award of the call for research initiatives in Africa. The call for papers opened on the 1st of December 2016 through to the 31st of January, 2017. A total of 97 submissions were received by the African Accounting and Finance Association secretariat.

    An Implementation Review Committee (IRC) was set up made up of senior academics and professionals in Africa and Africans in diaspora to assess the 97submission of abstracts. The top ten abstracts were identified and full papers were later submitted and handled by the same IRC. The top five papers which was the target of the advert were selected out of the ten papers. Out of the five papers, the authors of the top three papers were sponsored to present their papers at the African Congress of Accountants (ACOA) in Uganda May 2-5, 2017.

    The paper selection process was in line with the agreement in the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA) and Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA).

    The process was sponsored by World Bank Group and the challenge now is to work on a similar research project for ACOA to be held May 2019 in Morocco. The research theme is: ‘Sustainability and Relevance of Accounting and Finance Research in Africa’. Watch out for details on our AAFA website:

    Prof Jane Ande


    Please, download AAFJ here

  • 03 Nov 2017 5:15 PM | David Agyemang (Administrator)

    Theme: ‘Governance and Sustainability in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities’

    Main Conference: 5th-7th September 2018

    Emerging Scholars Colloquium: 4th September 2018

    CESAG Business School (Centre Africain d’Etudes Supérieures en Gestion)

    Dakar, Senegal

    Key dates

    • ·         Deadline for conference papers: Monday 30 April 2018.
    • ·         Notification of acceptance for conference papers and emerging scholar colloquium submissions: Friday 25 May 2018.
    • ·         Early bird registration: Saturday 30 June 2018.
    • ·         Final regular registration: Tuesday 31 July 2018.
    • ·         Emerging Scholar’s Colloquium: 4th September 2018
    • ·         Conference: 5th to 7th September 2018.
    • ·         Deadline for the submissions to the CPA special issue: Monday 31 December 2018.


    CESAG sponsors limited bursaries for the registration of Emerging Scholars (Doctoral and MPhil Students). The bursaries only cover the early bird rate. Please email separately Dr Kémo Baldé at by Saturday 15 June 2018 to apply.

    Guest Speaker: Prof. Marcia Annisette

    Prof. Marcia Annisette is Associate Dean, Students at the Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada. Prof. Annisette holds a PhD in accounting and a Masters of Accounting and Finance from the University of Manchester, and is a Fellow Certified Chartered Accountant of the UK.

  • 25 Jul 2017 11:13 PM | David Agyemang (Administrator)

    Call for research initiatives in Africa PAFA and AAFA collaboration supported by World Bank

    The call for research initiatives in Africa was implemented by African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA )in collaboration with Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA). 97 abstracts were received. First round selected top 10 for full paper development. Second round selection was done to get the top 5. The top 3 were sponsored to African Congress of Accountants (ACOA) in Uganda 2nd – 6th May, 2017 Speke Hotel, Uganda. Click to open the file   ACOA_2017_Awards.pdf

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