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30 April 2018

Acacia's response to concerns over its revised grievance mechanism

Author: Acacia Mining

“Response to an April 2018 Ngo “Assessment and  Recommendations” Regarding The Community Grievance Process at The North Mara Gold Mine, Tanzania”...

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30 April 2018

NGOs say Acacia Mining's grievance mechanism falls short of its human rights obligations

Author: Legal & Human Rights Centre & others

"Letter to Acacia Mining's Board of Directors expressing concerns on the company's grievance mechanism'...

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30 April 2018

Tanzania: NGOs claim Acacia Mining's new grievance mechanism does not meet international standards, company responds

Five civil society organisations have written an open letter to Acacia Mining claiming that the recently revised grievance mechanism at the company's Tanzania's subsidiary is not compliant with its human rights obligations. The company has responded to...

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2 January 2018

Tanzania: Acacia says it is sourcing job opportunities for workers retrenched due to reduced mine operations

Author: Pius Rugonzibwa, in Tanzania Daily News

"Acacia Offers Survival Kit for Life Without Jobs"...

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Company response
21 November 2017

Acacia Mining response

Author: Acacia Mining

"Acacia Mining reponse" Acacia Mining has provided a previous response to these allegations when they were first raised. The new letter repeats previous allegations and as such Acacia has nothing further to add at this stage.

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21 November 2017

Activists want justice for victims of human rights abuses at Acacia's mine included in govt.'s framework agreement with parent Barrick Gold

Author: Legal & Human Rights Centre, HakiRasilimali, Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition & others

“Address human rights concerns at Acacia’s North Mara Gold Mine under the framework agreement with Barrick Gold Corporation”...

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21 November 2017

Tanzania: Activists want justice for victims of alleged human rights abuses at Acacia's mine included in govt.'s framework agreement with parent Barrick Gold; company responds

Human rights advocacy organisations have urged the govt. to address human rights abuses allegedly committed at Acacia's North Mara mine, as part of the framework agreement with Acacia's parent company, Barrick Gold. The activists are seeking President...

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Article
23 October 2017

Mining agreement with Barrick Gold giving more revenue to govt. to be used as a benchmark to ensure Tanzania benefit from natural resources

Author: Allan Olingo, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"Tanzania sets stage for review of mining agreements after Acacia deal"...

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NGO rejoinder
31 July 2017

RAID's rejoinder

Author: Rights and Accountability in Development

"RAID response to Acacia Mining"  

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24 July 2017

Acacia Mining faces lawsuit in UK over concerns of inadequate compensation for deaths at its Tanzania mine

Author: Jon Yeomans, The Telegraph (UK)

"Acacia Mining faces more legal claims over mine site deaths"...

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