Olympics: Kazakhstan backs Olympic promises with oil fund

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Kazakhstan will break into its $70 billion sovereign wealth fund to help pay the bills if it wins the 2022 Winter Olympics, Prime Minister Karim Massimov said Wednesday ahead of an IOC vote.

Government of the Republic of Kenya--Government of the United States of America Joint Commitment to Promote Good Governance and Anti-Corruption Efforts in Kenya

Friday, July 24, 2015

The Government of the Republic of Kenya (Government of Kenya) and the Government of the United States of America (U.S. Government), hereinafter referred to as the "two Governments," RECOGNIZING the shared values and aspirations of our people for a ...

Obama to help Uhuru fight corruption, details of Kenya-America anti-corruption deal emerge

Monday, July 27, 2015

US President Barack Obama committed to help President Uhuru Kenyatta deal with graft in one of the agreements signed over the weekend.

Gov’t to Adopt “Green Economy” Policies

Monday, July 27, 2015

Policies and frameworks to develop an environmentally conscious Green Economy structure in Myanmar will be prepared, stakeholders announced at a national planning workshop held in Naypyitaw.

Obsession With Oil

Sunday, July 26, 2015

YES! All eyes are on Nigeria's oil money. Hardly one minute passes without stories of stolen billions and how to recover them. Fine and good; but we don't see the same energy channeled towards making new money and opening up other sectors of the ...

NEITI Board Dissolution Deepens Cracks among Extractive Sector’s CSOs

Monday, July 27, 2015

The recent dissolution of the board of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) by the federal government has continued to create division amongst Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), which partake in discussions in Nigeria’s ...

Nigeria: On Governance and Nigeria's Oil Industry

Sunday, July 26, 2015

The recent dissolution of the board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the presidential directive given the corporation to review existing refined product exchange agreements with various trading companies as well as the call for...

Transparency Initiative Boot Camp

Friday, July 24, 2015

The U.S. Agency for International Development or USAID, partnered with the World Bank and several Asia-Pacific nations including Papua New Guinea for an Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) boot camp.

Don’t Reverse your Decision on Dissolved NEITI Board, CSOs Urge Buhari

Saturday, July 25, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari has been enjoined to stand by his decision on the dissolution of the Boards of some federal government agencies and parastatals, especially that of the National Stakeholders Working Group (NSWG) of Nigeria Extractive Industry...

Group sues governors, others over public fund management

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A Group, Policing Nigeria Awareness Initiative (PNAI), has sued incumbent and former governors in an Abuja Federal High Court, seeking the release of information on the management of public funds.