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Liberia Extractive Media Watch formed

The Extractive Media Watch (EMW) has been officially registered as a not-for-profit organization under the laws of Liberia.The organization was conceived in 2013 after a group of Liberian journalists attended a week-long intensive training on the covering the oil and gas sector.

The week-long training was provided by the International Institute for Information and Communication Technologies Journalism also known as…


Added by Kwami Ahiabenu on March 2, 2015 at 22:53 — No Comments

Musings on the Mining Contracts Booksprint...

So we are pleased to announce – “we” being ISLP, Vale Columbia Center, Revenue Watch, OpenOil and of course WBI who run GOXI – the publication of a book which explains how to read mining contracts. “Mining Contracts, How to Read and Understand Them” is up on the Resource Contracts website.

In the coming weeks we will be translating it into a couple of languages and…


Added by Johnny West on December 19, 2013 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

LIBERIA :US Ambassador Speaks On Oil Gas Revenues

As Liberia prepares to craft good petroleum guiding principle that would promote transparency and accountability within the extractive industries, United States Ambassador accredited near Monrovia Madam Deborah R. Malac says as an emerging producer in the extractive industries, Liberia has an opportunity to ensure that the natural resources revenues are managed for the benefit of the people.

Considering the role of the US Government which has put good governance and transparency right…


Added by Kwami Ahiabenu on October 4, 2013 at 8:58 — No Comments

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Empowering the Media to Play Active Watchdog Role over Mining Oil and Gas Revenue and Resources in Liberia Project

The International Institute of ICT Journalism (www.penplusbytes.org ) in partnership with the National Black Programming Consortium (http://blackpublicmedia.org) with funding from Humanity United (http://www.humanityunited.org) is extending its successful African mining, oil and gas learning opportunity to journalists…


Added by Kwami Ahiabenu on September 4, 2013 at 13:42 — No Comments

The story of Niger, or how not to have an oil boom while your people starve

There can't be many countries who face famine as their GDP rises by 14%. Yet that is the situation in the West African state of Niger, where the World Food Program, the International Red Cross, Oxfam and other humanitarian agencies launched appeals this week to help some 400,000 people now at risk from severe malnutrition. At the same…


Added by Johnny West on March 29, 2012 at 16:30 — 4 Comments

Naomi Campbell said Taylor sent diamond: Mia Farrow

Actress Mia Farrow has testified that model Naomi Campbell said she got a "huge diamond" from men sent by ex-Liberian president Charles…

Added by GOXI on August 9, 2010 at 14:08 — No Comments

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