Energy and Metals & Mining Transparency

Niger Delta Avengers Sabotage Oil Output

A band of saboteurs that calls itself the Niger Delta Avengers has been prowling the swamps of Nigeria’s petroleum-rich south for four months, bombing pipelines and diving underwater to destroy equipment.

The damage has helped tip Africa’s biggest economy toward recession, and has cost...

Greed, Corruption and Danger: A Tarnished Afghan Gem Trade

KABUL, Afghanistan — The local people called the militia’s takeover of the giant lapis mine in northeastern Badakhshan Province a white coup — easy and bloodless. Perhaps, but the seizure has become a lesson in how the lack of accountability and rule of law in Afghanistan can...

Tanzania: Revenues From Extractive Industries On the Increase

By Masembe Tambwe
It was reported last year that government earnings from the extractive industry surged from 956 billion/- in 2013 to 1.221 trillion/- during the fiscal year 2014 which was according to findings of a report by the Tanzania Extractive Industries...

Albania Minister of Energy maps out extractives reform

Albania has released its 2011 EITI Report, its first under the EITI Standard, which details revenue from the country’s oil, gas and mining sectors.

The government is planning wider sector reforms, addressing issues highlighted in the EITI Report.

Albanian Minister of Energy and...

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“I want to see Iraq reborn". Mr Alaa Mohie Al-deen wants to help rebuild his country.

This interview was conducted in Baghdad in May 2014 by Pablo Valverde, EITI Country Manager, one week before the capture of parts of Iraq by ISIS...