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Acomai Isabella
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John Sloan favorited Acomai Isabella's blog post First things first; Government should sort out uncollected fees and royalties
Oct 10
Acomai Isabella posted a blog post

First things first; Government should sort out uncollected fees and royalties

Variances in gold export declarations by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) and the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) continue to stress a missed opportunity in Uganda’s mineral resources. The Office of the Auditor General’s 2016/17 report highlights an 8,674.719kgs variance between the MEMD declaration (16.281kgs) and the URA record (8,691kgs). Similarly, the 2015/16 financial year highlighted a variance of 5,223kgs of Gold exports between the 93kgs of gold awarded export…See More
Oct 7
Acomai Isabella favorited Dominic Eagleton's blog post Finding the Missing Millions: a new handbook for using revenue data from the extractive industries
Aug 27
Acomai Isabella favorited Dominic Eagleton's blog post Finding the Missing Millions: a new handbook for using revenue data from the extractive industries
Aug 27
Antipas Massawe commented on Acomai Isabella's blog post 'Congo seeks more from her minerals; companies up in arms'
"Moreover, the core of problem in the issue dwelt on here has also been addressed in very simple clear language here: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2017/05/africa-poor-stealing-wealth-170524063731884.html as well as…"
Feb 21
Antipas Massawe commented on Acomai Isabella's blog post 'Congo seeks more from her minerals; companies up in arms'
"DR Congo also failed to base its review on the fact that most of its foreign miners dominated owner-ships of the developments and exploitations of its nonrenewable precious and strategic mineral deposits involve three different investors: The DR…"
Feb 11
Acomai Isabella posted a blog post

Congo seeks more from her minerals; companies up in arms

 For so many years, the people of the mineral endowed Republic of Congo have demanded reforms in the country’s mining code. Similar to existent laws in a number of mineral rich countries in Africa, the 2002 Congo code offered laxities for purposes of attracting investors at a time when the country was faced with high levels of insecurity.A decade and six years down the road, the 2002 Congo code remains to the benefit of mining companies in a country that holds some of the world’s largest…See More
Feb 9
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May 22, 2017

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Organisation (if non, specify N/A)
Africa Centre for Energy and Mineral Policy
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation, Media
Website
http://www.plexii.org
Job Title
Communications Officer
About My Work
Research on extractives for purposes of information sharing
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, investing, geology, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
Intererested in job/consulting opportunities
yes

Acomai Isabella's Blog

First things first; Government should sort out uncollected fees and royalties

Posted on October 7, 2018 at 8:44 0 Comments

Variances in gold export declarations by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) and the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) continue to stress a missed opportunity in Uganda’s mineral resources. The Office of the Auditor General’s 2016/17 report highlights an 8,674.719kgs variance between the MEMD declaration (16.281kgs) and the URA record (8,691kgs). Similarly, the 2015/16 financial year highlighted a variance of 5,223kgs of Gold exports between the 93kgs of gold awarded export…

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Congo seeks more from her minerals; companies up in arms

Posted on February 9, 2018 at 7:30 2 Comments

 

For so many years, the people of the mineral endowed Republic of Congo have demanded reforms in the country’s mining code. Similar to existent laws in a number of mineral rich countries in Africa, the 2002 Congo code offered laxities for purposes of attracting investors at a time when the country was faced with high levels of insecurity.

A decade and six years down the road, the…

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