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Mozambique: EITI Report Shows Only Minor Discrepancies in Payments

15 April 2014
The discrepancies between the amount of taxes and other payments received by the Mozambican state from mining and hydrocarbon companies, and the amounts the companies say they have paid, has dropped to 0.4 per cent, according to the latest EITI report.

Transparency in Eurasia: Answering Frequently Asked Questions

15 April 2014
In mismanaged economies, the path to government accountability and sustainability begins with transparency—but there is often resistance along the way. After all, power is at stake.

UK gives grant for mining program

15 April 2014
The British government has bestowed a £100,000 grant on a local civil society group as part of its continuing assistance to push the Philippines’ candidacy to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

Extracting gold in Kyrgyzstan - blessing or curse?

11 April 2014
Oliana Valigura writes about gold extraction and its effects in Kyrgyzstan.
11 April 2014
PWYP's Asmara Klein on what civil society in Papua New Guinea expects from the EITI.
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What can transparency bring to Papua New Guinea?

10 April 2014
Papua New Guinea is rich in culture, rich in biodiversity and also happens to be very rich in natural resources.

Kerosene Probe: House Discovers Discrepancies in Supply Volumes

9 April 2014
From 2011-2013, there were huge discrepancies in yet to be disclosed volumes of kerosene discharged from vessels bearing the commodity. This was the finding of the House of Representatives committee probing the kerosene subsidy regime within the period.

TTEITI Chairman: Tobago may soon become a major energy player

7 April 2014
Tobago “is on the cusp of becoming a major energy player in the future,” according to the Chairman of the government-appointed Steering Committee of the Trinidad and Tobago Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (TTEITI), Victor Hart.

Liberia: Technical Staff Dismissal Affects Forestry Agency

7 April 2014
Technical Staff Dismissal Affects Forestry Agency

Crude Oil Theft: The Billion Dollar Gambit

7 April 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan recently announced that the federal government has set aside $1 billion for the implementation of a comprehensive programme to curb oil theft and the vandalism of oil and gas infrastructure in the Niger Delta.

Big Men: the new film about the meeting of Ghana, oil and Wall Street

3 April 2014
Oliver Balch finds out about oil exploration, foreign investment and tax imbalances in Africa's newest petro-state.

Plugging the leak: Nigeria's revenue concerns

3 April 2014
Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi's removal has made waves with foreign investors in Nigeria, leading to questions about the future of anti-corruption efforts in the banking industry.

Taleveras clears air on crude oil swaps

3 April 2014
Taleveras Group said the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) in its audit report listed 52,308,878.00 USD value against it in the crude oil swap arrangement, and not 152,308, 878 litres as grossly misinterpreted.

Ethiopia: Dr. Tedros Holds Talks With the Us Deputy Assistance Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor and the Us Ambassador to Ethiopia

1 April 2014
Dr. Tedros Adhanom held talks on Thursday (March 27) with Mrs. Karen Hanrahan, Deputy Assistance Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor of U.S State Department and Ambassador Patricia Hasslach, US Ambassador to Ethiopia.
31 March 2014
Behavioral code applying to all EITI stakeholders.
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31 March 2014
The Prime Minister balanced enthusiasm and realism at the launch of their EITI Report.
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No longer a curse?

31 March 2014
African leaders take action that could transform the mining sector

Payments for extraction rights put under spotlight

31 March 2014
Firms will have to declare payments they make to governments for oil, gas and mineral rights under proposals unveiled by Business Minister Jenny Willott today (28 March 2014).

Taleveras Clarifies Crude Oil Swaps with NNPC

31 March 2014
Taleveras Group yesterday refuted claims by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) in its audit report that it under delivered 152,308,878 litres of petroleum products in 2011.
31 March 2014
The EITI profile of the month Cheikh Tidiane Touré says ensuring more transparency is siding with history.
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