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15 May 2012

Corporate Social Responsibility in Sierra Leone is a Right Not a Privilege!

Author: Awoko [Sierra Leone]

For far too long, corporate social responsibility has been viewed in Sierra Leone as a philanthropic gesture by multi-national enterprises...This perception is not only incorrect, it is simply disempowering. Recent events in Bumbuna underline the fact...

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Company non-response
9 May 2012

African Minerals did not respond to: One person shot dead, six injured during protest at African Minerals over working conditions.

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9 May 2012

Press Release: As conflict brews in Bumbuna, civil society demands immediate government action

Author: Natural Resource Governance and Economic Justice (NaRGEJ) Platform, Sierra Leone

We, the civil society organisations working on natural resources in Sierra Leone...are worried over the level of and frequency of violence that is occurring in that once peaceful community...It may be recalled that workers of the African Minerals...

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19 April 2012

Woman shot dead during miners protest in Sierra Leone

Author: Awareness Times (Sierra Leone)

A woman was shot dead on Wednesday in Sierra Leone after a protest by miners at an iron mine owned by London-based African Minterals turned violent, with police firing tear gas, police said. Assistant police superintendent Ibrahim Samura denied...

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25 January 2012

Sierra Leone in uphill battle to avoid "resource curse"

Author: Simon Akam, Reuters

Sierra Leone holds some of the world's richest iron ore deposits, but [it] lies in the midst of a region seemingly cursed by its rich natural resources. Its own diamond mines are believed to have funded rebels during the war...In an effort to head off...

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28 February 2011
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Author: Guineenews

Tous les observateurs avaient froncé les sourcils sur le fait que Jean Marie Doré et la Guinée puissent se faire avoir aussi facilement par un spéculateur aux moyens limités [BSGR (BSG Resources, filiale de Beny Steinmetz Group)] qui se tape autant de...

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12 October 2010

Africa: Minerals Dialogues With Communities [Sierra Leone]

Author: Mohamed Massaquoi, Concord Times [Sierra Leone]

African Minerals Limited...engaged members of the Marampa community in the Port Loko district to examine the company's environmental social health impact assessment (ESHIA) and to make meaningful contributions before they could finally embark on full...

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Article
1 October 2009

[PDF] Diamonds and Human Security: Annual review 2009

Author: Partnership Africa Canada

The Kimberley Process (KP)…is failing…Accountability is the primary issue…recommendations are ignored, and there is little or no follow-up…some reviews are completely bogus…cases of flagrant non compliance have been ignored…KP has become a talk shop,...

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1 October 2009
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Author: Partenariat Afrique-Canada

Aujourd’hui, les diamants de guerre ne représentent qu’une faible part du commerce mondial... Tous ces progrès seraient rapidement annulés si le SCPK [système de certification du Processus de Kimberley] devait échouer... Le SCPK est trop important pour...

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3 July 2007

China's hunger for African minerals

Author: James Reynolds, BBC

"China is hungry for minerals and Africa has rich reserves of cobalt and copper," says Li Xiao Dong, who runs the [Huayou] factory...The Communist state offers trade with no strings attached...If you are an African country and you have a raw material...

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