Monthly Archives: February 2018

Transfer pricing course held in Oslo 21st-22nd November 2017

WGEI held a 2-days transfer pricing course in Oslo facilitated by Anders Pilskog and August Schneider from the Office of the Auditor General of Norway. The course was well attended with participants from Uganda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Norway and the INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI). The aim of the course was both to emphasise the…
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Artisanal Mining in Uganda

‘to a large extent, informal mining is a poverty-driven activity’ [Regularizing Informal Mining: A Summary of the Proceedings of the International Roundtable on Artisanal Mining, 17–19 May 1995. Barry, M., ed (1996)] INTRODUCTION Artisanal mining in Uganda is mainly subsistence (hand to mouth) despite the fact that it employs more than 200,000 people in Uganda.…
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Peer Learning Event for EITI Implementing in Francophone Countries in Africa

[caption id="attachment_15141" align="alignnone" width="900"] Peer Learning Event for EITI Implementing Francophone Countries in Africa[/caption] Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) recently hosted a peer-learning workshop in Yaoundé, Cameroon (28-30 November) for Francophone Africa. A great number of French speaking African countries are working towards implementing the EITI standards, to demonstrate transparency in their extractive industries sectors.…
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