Nigeria’s Missing Billion
What on earth happened to the $1.1 billion that oil giants Shell and Italy’s Eni paid for one of West Africa’s biggest oil blocks?
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The Turn Towards Transparency
Global movement to end the corruption that blights resource-rich countries is gathering pace.
Uganda's country’s fledgling oil and mining industries could transform an economy in which millions live in dire poverty, but only if well managed.
Guinea's "Deal of the Century"
It’s not often a story sets out the mechanics of corruption as starkly as the foray by billionaire Beny Steinmetz’s BSG Resources into Guinea.
The battle to protect Africa's oldest national park.
Myanmar’s oil and gas
Is the Myanmar government walking its reformist talk in the oil and gas sector?
The world’s newest country is also one of Africa’s biggest oil producers. The revenues are not reaching those who need them most.
Congo's Secret Sales
Huge international mining companies acquired major mining concessions in Congo for billions of dollars - but most of the money never reached state coffers.