Is Buhari Capable of Making Difficult Choices?

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

During his election campaign President Buhari touted his experience in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector as a major reason why he was the perfect leader to clean the corruption plagued state-run Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). But the ...

Ghana Civil Society to MPs: Don’t leave critical transparency provisions out of exploration and production bill

Monday, July 13, 2015

To further improve transparency in the oil and gas sector in Ghana, civil society organizations (CSOs) have recommended to the parliamentary Sub-Committee on Mines and Energy that lawmakers include explicit provisions on contracts and beneficial ...

Divestment of JVS Assets Must Be in National Interest - Iledare

Monday, July 13, 2015

Amid calls by civil society groups for the federal government to divest its shares in Joint Ventures (JV) projects in the petroleum sector, Energy Economics Professor, Wumi Iledare, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to thread with caution.

NNPC has outlived its usefulness, says el-Rufai

Monday, July 13, 2015

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to set a machinery in motion aimed at unbundling the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

For Zambia to keep its mines running, it needs to import power

Monday, July 13, 2015

Africa’s second largest copper producer Zambia will start importing power and advance with the construction of new generation plants as it seeks an end to electricity shortages that threaten mining output.

President Pledges to Implement Far-Reaching Reforms in Oil, Gas Sector

Monday, July 13, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured investors that his administration would implement far-reaching reforms to boost accountability and transparency in Nigeria's oil and gas industry.

"Siege mentality" grips under-fire Nigerian state oil firm

Monday, July 13, 2015

The four grey towers that form the headquarters of Nigeria's state oil company in the dusty capital, Abuja, feature tinted windows as opaque as the organisation inside, accused of failing to account for tens of billions of dollars.

Indigenous Rights: A Case Study in Bottom Up Social Metrics

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Extractive industry projects may not be created to victimize women, but violence against women has become a major by-product of these project operations. Rampant exploitation of women happens when thousands of mostly male workers are housed in ...

Nigeria's President Buhari asks state oil company to review swap scheme -spokesman

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the state-run oil company to review agreements behind a programme to swap crude for refined products, his spokesman said on Monday.

Africa’s Opportunity in Addis

Sunday, July 12, 2015

This week, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital and a city full of symbolic importance for all of Africa, will host the Third International Conference on Financing for Development. Most developing countries hold high expectations for the conference. They ...