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"Land grabbing causing poverty in Africa, Archbishop Kaigama warns", 18 February 2020...
Author: Global Witness
With so much oil off its shores, will Guyana benefit from Exxon’s 2016 Stabroek license?... In light of critiques of Stabroek’s fiscal terms, Global Witness has commissioned OpenOil to determine what revenue Guyana will receive if Exxon extracts the...
Africa: Exploitative recruitment agencies and weak bilateral labour migration agreements with Gulf states expose migrant workers to abuses
Author: Michaeal Oche, Leadership (Nigeria)
"Labour Migration to the GCC: African Governments Can Do More To Protect Their Citizens"...
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Clearview AI wants to sell its facial recognition software to authoritarian regimes around the world
Author: Caroline Haskins, Ryan Mac & Logan McDonald, BuzzFeed News
A document obtained via a public records request reveals that Clearview has been touting a “rapid international expansion”... to at least 22 more countries, some of which have committed human rights abuses. The document... includes the United Arab...
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commits emergency $10m to help Africa and China to fight coronavirus
Author: Africa Times
"Gates Foundation commits emergency $5m for Africa CDC to fight coronavirus", 27 January 2020...
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Nigeria: Russia accuses British companies of leaving behind more than 1000 abandoned mines & highly radioactive quarries
Author: Nelson Omonu, Leadership (Nigeria)
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Author: Danielle Paquette, Washington Post
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North Korea: USA blacklists two companies for allegedly violating global ban on DPRK citizens working overseas
Author: Jacob Fromer , NNK News
“U.S. blacklists two companies for North Korean overseas labor sanctions breaches”, 14 January 2020...
Nigeria: 43 % of children involved in various forms of child labor, despite international conventions banning it
Author: Ifiok Ettang, Voice of America
‘Child Labor Still Prevalent in Nigeria, Despite Legislative Efforts’ 14 January 2020...
- Related in-depth areas: Child labour