Nexia International has added a member firm in Kuwait and expanded to Burundi and Rwanda via its South Sudan member firm.

Alwaha Auditing is based in the State of Kuwait with three partners and 23 staff. It provides tax, audit, corporate Zakat, business advisory and asset valuation services.

IDIAA, an existing member of Nexia International based in South Sudan, has expanded into Burundi and Rwanda. With new offices in Bujumbura, Burundi, and Kigali, Rwanda, the firm specialises in providing audit, tax, risk and advisory services to businesses and the humanitarian sector. The firm employs a managing partner, four managers and 22 members of staff.

Nexia International chief executive Kevin Arnold said: "We are delighted to welcome Alwaha Auditing to Nexia International and extend the reach of our network into Africa with IDIAA’s new offices in Burundi and Rwanda. We look forward to working with both firms to identify and develop business opportunities for the benefit of our member firms and their clients."