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15 October 2019

Africa: Sierra Leone’s cancellation of mining licence raises concerns about a resurgence of resource nationalism across the continent

Author: Henry Sanderson, Harry Dempsey & Neil Munshi, Financial Times

‘Sierra Leone mine dispute raises fears of resource nationalism’ 9 October 2019...

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19 August 2019
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Author: Observatorio de Conflictos Mineros de América Latina- OCMAL (Latinoamérica)

“El trazo sucio de la minas, rastreado en tres continentes”- 13 de agosto de 2019...

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22 July 2019

RAID's rejoinder to Acacia's press release

Author: Rights & Accountability in Development (UK)

"RAID Response to Acacia Mining’s press release", 18 July 2019...

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20 June 2019

Tanzania: Report alleges pollution, rape, killings & injuries at Acacia's subsidiary; includes company's response & tech. firms' comments

 An  investigation by the Guardian and its partners in the Forbidden Stories journalism allege that violence on the community sorrounding Acacia's North Mara Gold Mine perpetrators by security agents linked to the company has been going on. It further...

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17 July 2019

Acacia's response to Forbidden Stories Articles

Author: Acacia Mining

"Response to Forbidden Stories Articles", 26 June 2019...

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15 July 2019

Briefing on Business & Human Rights in Tanzania; covers extractives, agribusiness, & tourism

The Business and Human Rights Tanzania(BHRT), Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance(CHRAGG), and International Peace Information Service(IPIS) have released a briefing presents an overview of present-day business and human rights issues and...

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4 July 2019

Tanzania: RAID report claims Acacia's grievance mechanism "disempowers victims"; includes company's response & RAID's rejoinder

In a recent letter to Acacia's Board, RAID claims that rather than providing relief and compensation, the company's grievance process disempowers victims and subjects them to a humiliating process. It permits the company to act as investigator, judge...

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20 June 2019

Tanzania: Report alleges rape, killings & injuries at Acacia's subsidiary; includes company's denial & tech. firms' comments

Author: The Guardian

"Murder, rape and claims of contamination at a Tanzanian goldmine"...

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20 May 2019

Tanzania: Govt. agency fines Acacia Mining for environmental damage by its subsidiary

Author: JP Casey, Mining Technology (USA)

"Tanzania fines Acacia $2.4m over environmental damage"...

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11 March 2019

Tanzania: Govt. official orders Acacia Mining's subsidiary to stop alleged water pollution or face closure

Author: Reuters

"Tanzania orders water cleanup by March 30 at Acacia gold mine or face closure"...

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