Prison sentence on Matome Maponya, first time in South African history such a ruling was made.
This was the first training activity and attracted of total of thirty (30) participants of which 16 were males while 14 accounted for females. The total budget that was incurred to undertake this event was USD 1,176 (ZMW6, 440).
"Tanzania benefits little from its abundant resources, says TEITI Chair.
Tanzania EITI blames poor contracts from the 1990s for low tax revenue from gold mining.
Tanzania EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) is the national branch of the global standard promoting openness about revenues from natural resources.
The countrys third EITI Report published last week revealed that the governments revenue from gas and mining was US $330 million in 2010/11, up 19% from the previous year.
The Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW) organised a major consultative conference in Kinshasa on 2-3 May, 2013 to discuss the impact of key peace agreements and the trade in conflict minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
This project seeks to strengthen mass media in southern Africa and increase their coverage of topical issues relating to extractive industries in the region. In this endeavour, the project intends to use innovative media training, coaching and networking to improve the understanding and investigative skills of journalists working in mass media in the region in the field of extractive industries.