East Africa

Ethiopia: Govt Approved for Membership Contrary to Extractive Industries Rules

[HRW]Oslo -A prominent international natural resource transparency group has damaged its credibility by approving membership for Ethiopia. On March 19, 2014, the governing board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), which promotes openness over oil, gas, and mining revenues, admitted Ethiopia as a candidate country despite harsh government repression that has crushed Ethiopia’s once vibrant independent organizations and its independent media. Click Here to Read More

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