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On July 16, 2014, the Tax Appeal Tribunal of Uganda ruled in favor of the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) in its suit against Tullow Oil...

Imagine this: A biochemical process forms hydrocarbons, in reserves that are proven or unproven, and in types that are sweet and light or heavy and sour. Then find out the commercial viability of such reserves and measure the output in barrels per day...

Challenges around oil revenue management came to the forefront of the policy agenda as Uganda hosted the first International Growth Centre Africa Forum.

RWI is offering journalists in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda a chance to learn more about the extractive industries in a six-month program on covering oil, gas and mineral sectors.

Angelo Izama believes Uganda can grow and diversify its economy if it can improve governance of its oil sector.

Five of the winners of ACME/RWI's prizes for best reporting on oil, gas and mining are alumni of our media training program.

RWI cohosted a technical briefing for Ugandan MPs on the Public Finance Bill, which is lawmakers' best hope for establishing a strong legal framework to manage oil revenues.

Ghanaian and Ugandan journalists explored issues from petroleum science to oil legislation and traveled onsite to Uganda's oil development region.

When Norwegian People's Aid looked for a media organization to support its South Sudan program, RWI's Ugandan partner ACME was a natural choice.

RWI and local partners held a workshop to discuss inputs to three proposed petroleum bills.

RWI and partners analyzed Uganda's new petroleum bills to provide international context to the debate in parliament and across Uganda.

This video explores how legislators won greater disclosure of contracts and the chance to get a better deal for their countries.

How intensive advocacy in Sierra Leone spurred the recall of the controversial mining deal and a new appreciation in government for civil society’s role.

In Uganda, collaboration between members of parliament and NGOs led to a turning point in the transparency of mining contracts.

Lawmakers from Uganda, Sierra Leone and Tanzania face the serious responsibility of ensuring that resource wealth can translate into public benefit.

After four years of work with legislators on managing oil and minerals, RWI is pleased to announce our new toolkit to help strengthen parliaments.

After years of operating under a decades-old oil law, Uganda's government formally presented its petroleum governance bill.

Two alumni of RWI's media training program received top awards in a Ugandan contest for best reporting on oil and mining issues.

RWI Uganda partner ACME holds an "editor briefing" on transparency and accountability with civil society and government.
Meet both classes from the 2011 pilot program training journalists from Ghana and Uganda, two nations facing an array of challenges after recent major oil discoveries.

This September, amid heated debate, RWI and AFIEGO held two workshops on Uganda's new oil bill.

Revenue Watch convenes 70 members of parliament, activists and journalists to share knowledge on oil and mineral management.

On Monday, 14 African journalists arrived in Ghana for a 10-day workshop to strengthen their knowledge and skills for reporting on oil, gas and mining.

In this audio slideshow, RWI's Uganda media training partner explains the on-site education journalism trainees receive.