Ethiopia´s communication affairs office controls which media is entitled to be invited to state organized press events, and which media is not invited.
- I explained how South Africa is very violent... "Yet, the bad guys do not seem to hurt journalists for some reason", I said... How wrong I was.
We represent five African countries that are all affected by tax flight. Norwegian companies should become role models for financial transparency, because tax dodging costs lives.
The Norwegian programme Oil for Development removes a budget item regarding EITI in the partner agreement with Uganda.
- We are disappointed with the Norwegian authorities, says Winnie Ngabiirwe of PWYP Uganda.
In January, a new legislation will be introduced in Norway that might prevent capital flight and ensure a greater degree of transparency. Three activists from the civil society in South Sudan, Uganda and Ghana explain why this law is vital for their work. See the video interview!
In recent years Angola has dropped significantly lon Transparency Internationals corruption index, and is now getting close to the bottom. Oil related corruption has received most of the blame for this. Now Angola plans to create its own sovereign wealth fund. Could this help to put the breaks on corruption?
Summary: The first round of PWYP Norway’s capacity strengthening programme was concluded in December 2009. UK based INTRAC and PWYP Norway have developed a paper in the Praxis Note-series, seeking to capture the lessons learnt from the first round of the programme; a practical experience of capacity development with CSOs in seven African countries to promote greater transparency over oil revenues.