Global Mobilization for the Protection of Virunga Against Oil

Africa’s oldest national park is under threat – 60 NGOs sign call for action. Virunga is Africa‚Äôs oldest national park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most bio-diverse areas on the planet. For the past three years Global Witness has been driving a major international campaign to stop oil companies drilling in… Read More

Global Witness: Congolese oil blocks raises further Corruption Concerns

News over ownership of Congolese oil blocks raises further corruption concerns 29th June 2012 The Financial Times has reported that Dan Gertler, a businessman close to the Congolese president, is one of the main partners in two offshore companies that obtained oil blocks in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo in controversial circumstances. The article, published… Read More