MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCES
MR. FANUEL TJIVAU CA (NAM)
The Institute would like to express its deepest sympathy and condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Fanuel Tjivau, an ICAN member who departed from us on 7 July 2021.
In 1997 Mr. Tjivau qualified as the first previously disadvantaged Chartered Accountant in Namibia. He held numerous positions in commerce and industry. Mr Tjivau was also a Registered Accountant and Auditor.
The Institute is deeply appreciative of his immense contributions to the accounting profession and business community in Namibia.
We keep Mr. Tjivau’s loved ones in our thoughts and prayers.
APC December 2020
The December 2020 Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) results were released on 26 April 2021. A total of 37 candidates (38% pass rate) successfully cleared the final hurdle to becoming fully-fledged Chartered Accountants.
This sitting of APC produced an honours roll candidate, namely Mr. Waylon Wentzel, who earned a place on ICAN’s prestigious APC Honours Roll. The roll is made up of candidates who demonstrate exceptional performance and show the greatest insight into the way they complete the APC.
ITC April 2021
The April 2021 Initial Test of Competence (ITC) results were released on 2 July 2021. The overall ICAN pass rate was 66%. The next sitting of the 2021 ITC is taking place on 1 and 2 September 2021.
PUBLIC SECTOR COMMITTEE
ICAN held its first Public Sector Committee meeting on 4th March 2021. The common purpose of the Public Sector Committee is to facilitate discussion on the areas of common concern in the public sector and commerce and industry. The first meeting was attended by representatives from the Office of the Auditor General, BIPA, CA’s in Commerce and Industry and a Public Sector expert.
ICAN revived its inactive Youth Committee on 30 March 2021. The common purpose of the Youth Committee is to promote the growth of the chartered accountancy profession, promote the Chartered Accountancy as a career choice in Namibia and to drive certain projects and initiatives that impact the pipeline of the CA profession, including the promotion of the CA brand amongst the youth. The meeting was attended by representatives from Academic Accounting Societies, Public Accountants’ and Auditors’ Board, CA’s in commerce & industry and HR/Marketing specialist.