Nine Man SLEITI delegates return from EITI 16th Biennial Confererence held in Australia Date: 2013-06-05
A Nine Man Delegation from the Sierra Leone Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (SLEITI) has returned from Sydney, Australia after attending the 6th Biennial Global Conference on the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). The delegation was led by the Chief of Staff who is the SLEITI Champion, Dr Richard More...


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In Sierra Leone, Strong Actions on SLEITI Suspension Jun 12, 2013,
The Government of Sierra Leone, through the Sierra Leone Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (SLEITI) has taken action to ensure compliance by local government institutions and mining exploration companies. According to the State House Chief of Staff, Dr. Richard Konteh, checks and balances have been put in place to prevent the re occurrence of non-compliance approaches, which resulted in the suspension with active involvement of the Auditor General. More...


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Launch of 'Not sharing the loot'Date: 2012-06-05
December 2011 saw the launch of DanWatch's report, 'Not sharing the loot' in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown. The report is an investigation of how corporate structures within the mining industry in Sierra Leone facilitate a tax system where Sierra Leoneans miss out on millions of dollars in tax revenue, which could be used on developing the country. More...


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Briefing for National Advocacy Coalition on the Extractives, Sierra Leone (April 2012)
This briefing analyses the fiscal terms of the revised mining agreement between the UK-based London Mining with the government of Sierra Leone. It finds that while the new agreement is an improvement over the current one it contains 11 provisions inconsistent with Sierra Leone's legislation while some of its terms are actually worse than in the current agreement. More...
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