Shell and Eni's Misadventures in Nigeria
In 2011, Shell and Eni paid US$1.1bn for one of West Africa’s largest oil fields, situated off the coast of Nigeria, but the money did not benefit the country’s citizens.
Jade: Myanmar's "Big State Secret"
As Myanmar's historic election approaches, our report reveals a secret jade trade worth up to US$31 billion, and controlled by military elites and drug lords.
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The Turn Towards Transparency
Global movement to end the corruption that blights resource-rich countries is gathering pace.
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.
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.
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.