Category Archives: Transparency/Accountability

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Illicit Financial Flows from Africa

The billions that got away: Stop the Bleeding – Campaign to End Illicit Financial Flows from Africa Africa: The billions that got away.  eBook. TrustAfrica / Mail & Guardian Africa….

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Africa Progress Report 2015: Power, People, Planet

Africa Progress Report 2015: Power, People, Planet. Africa Progress Panel. Press Release: Boost investment in Africa’s energy for a triple win for people, power and planet, Annan report urges. Africa Progress Panel. May…

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Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency

Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency October 29, 2014 Download (PDF) Overview Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency, a World Bank Group flagship publication, is the 12th in a series of…

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Illicit Financial Flows: Net Resource Transfers from Africa

Between 1980 and 2009, the economies of Africa lost between US$597 billion and US$1.4 trillion in net resource transfers away from the continent. Illicit Financial Flows and the Problem of…

African Development Bank Develops 10-Year Plan for African Development

The African Development Bank Group said it has made a 10-year plan and strategy that would focus on the economic transformation of the African continent. In a statement issued on…

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Resource Governance Index 2013

Oil, Gas and Minerals for the Public Good: The Revenue Watch 2013 Resource Governance Index. Revenue Watch Institute. May 2013. …Trillions of dollars in resources lie buried in the backyards…

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Open Budgets: Transparency, Participation, and Accountability

Revised/Updated – June 2015 Transparency for What? The Usefulness of Publicly Available Budget Information in African Countries. Paolo de Renzio, International Budget Partnership; and Rebecca Simson, Overseas Development Institute. December 2013 This…

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Africa Progress Report 2013

Relentless Plunder: Extractives: Poor Governance, Corruption, Tax Evasion, Illicit Financial Transfers. Progress “will require strengthened governance backed by international cooperation to stem the hemorrhage of revenues associated with tax evasion,…

Huge Boost for Aid Effectiveness As Groundbreaking Transparency Initiative Gains Momentum

22 APRIL 2013 London — More than 130 organizations are now publishing their data to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI), an open data platform that gives a comprehensive and…

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Tax Havens And Africa: Will The G8 Deal With The Real Issue?

By Richard Dowden April 23, 2013 If you hadn’t noticed it is the United Kingdom’s turn to host the G8 again. Not as important these days as the G20 but, as…