Oil companies called by the Congolese Minister of Hydrocarbons to support the EITI process

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Minister of Hydrocarbons, Crispin Atama Tabe, invited oil companies to engage in Congolese implementation of the EITI process to improve their image and increase trust in local communities.

Australia: Transparent financial reporting: two birds, one stone

Thursday, July 19, 2012

As the EITI is piloted in Australia, project-by-project disclosures must be recognised as vital to better position mine-affected communities to negotiate with companies on more equal footing, but there are benefits for the companies as well.

Cameroon fails transparent mineral resource management compliance

Monday, July 16, 2012

EITI urges the government to explain how the extractive industries sector is managed, and present transparent data that would attract foreign investors as Cameroon fails to publish information on payments by mineral resources companies in the country.

Zimbabwe: EITI project hits snag

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

People in Zimbabwe are pushing for the country to become an EITI member, but the process is currently on hold while deciding who should lead the multi-stakeholder group.

Des centaines de millions USD détournés chaque année en RDC, selon l’ITIE

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Plusieurs centaines de millions de dollars américains perçus chaque année par les régies financières auprès des entreprises extractives ne sont pas déclarés au trésor public a indiqué RDC ITIE.

Uganda: Civil society challenge government over oil transparency deals

Friday, July 13, 2012

Civil society groups have questioned the transparency in Uganda’s petroleum sector, urging government to commit itself by publishing all oil deals.

Ghana: EITI Bill to be laid in parliament so to deepen transparency in extractive industry

Monday, July 16, 2012

The Bill will make compliance and fill disclosure mandatory and also consolidate and expand the scope of the EITI to cover the entire natural resources governance to include oil, gas, forestry and fisheries.

Transparency struggles and the mystery of Nigeria's Oil

Monday, July 16, 2012

The struggle for transparency in the oil and gas sector in Nigeria needs the Freedom of Information Act as well as the EITI to crack open the door to transparency.

Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at UK parliament

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

She praised Britain for its role in facilitating next month’s visit of the EITI Secretariat.

Ghana: Finance Minister Backs EITI Bill

Thursday, June 28, 2012

The law would give legal backing to the EITI implementation and mainstream transparency in the management of the nation's natural resources.