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Unleashing the potential of open EITI data

Source: eiti.org/blog/ Author: Christoffer Claussen On 31 December 2017, an important provision of the 2016 EITI Standard comes into force. It requires…

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Majority of Petroleum Rights Holding Companies in Kenya Incorporated in Tax Havens

A report by Oxfam dubbed The Use of Tax Havens in the Ownership of Kenyan Petroleum Rights shows that all…

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Lobby Groups in Uganda Push For More Transparency in Oil Sector

Three lobbying groups namely Global Rights Alert, ActionAid Uganda and Transparency International have kick started an online petition to push…

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Burundi commits to implement the EITI

The Government of the Republic of Burundi formally committed to implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, EITI Standard in a…

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Mozambique’s extractive sector revenue triple boosted by capital gains tax

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Revenue from the extractive sector in Mozambique hit almost $400 million in 2012 thanks to the introduction of…

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Seychelles accepted as Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Candidate

Seychelles has been accepted by the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Board as a Candidate country to the EITI, the global transparency standard….