sharing in governance of extractive industries
The Director of Mines at the Ministry of Mineral Resources (MMR), Jonathan Shaka, died suddenly on Sunday 14th April 2013, while on an official assignment in Kambia, north of the country.
According to impeccable sources, Mr. Jonathan Sharka came out of his hotel room looking frail and complaining of not feeling too good. He suddenly started perspiring and was rushed to a medical doctor in Kambia who pronounced him…Continue
The Republic of Sierra Leone has been suspended from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) implementation process, following the country’s woeful failure to meet the requirements for successful validation.
The country failed two consecutive validations in 2007 and 2012, recording an alarming discrepancy of over $8M (Eight Million United States Dollars) between what mining companies say they have paid to the government and what government says it has received from…Continue