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.


AAFA Exco members (2017-2019)

President: Professor Venancio Tauringana

Vice President: Professor Teerooven Soobaroyen

Secretary: Dr Ibrahim Bedi

Treasurer: Vacant

Regional Representatives

South: Lt. Col. Dandre van der Merwe

East: Professor Stephen Nkundabanyanga

West & Central: Dr Gospel Chukwu

North: Vacant

Francophone: Dr Phillippe Lassou

Ex-Officio Members

Professor Jane Ande

One vacancy 


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;

You can e-mail the AAFA secretariat at:, or write to:

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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