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The Scandal Of Nigerian Oil Block OPL 245

AFRICANGLOBE - Despite Nigeria's abundant oil wealth, Nigerians remain amongst the world's poorest people. In a country that continues to be plagued by corruption, the need for citizen oversight of payments to governments for their natural resources is as important as ever.

Gutless Companies Launch Lawsuit to Avoid Coming Clean On Conflict Minerals

Global Witness today condemned the attempt by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) to use a lawsuit to overturn...

The Devil Is in the Detail With the New Sudan and...

Global Witness has welcomed the announcement of an oil deal reached by South Sudan and Sudan, while stressing the need for the final text...

Renewed Fighting Highlights Urgent Need to End Conflict Minerals Trade in...

Renewed violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) underscores the urgent need for companies and governments to clean up Congo's minerals trade, said...

Glencore ‘Should Explain Potentially Corrupt Deals in Congo’

Global Witness is today calling on Glencore to explain potentially corrupt deals in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and is calling on the company...

BP Making Secret Payment in Angola in Exchange for Oil Concessions

As oil industry lobbyists attempt to water down watershed transparency legislation in the United States and the European Union, Global Witness shows that BP...

Report Cautions Against Deepening Corruption in Oil Sector

A new report by Global Witness, an international non-governmental organisation, has warned of a high risk of corruption in natural resource contracts in Nigeria...