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1 March 2009

[PDF] Breaking the Curse: How transparent taxation and fair taxes can turn Africa’s mineral wealth into development

Author: Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW), TWN Africa, Tax justice network for Africa, Actionaid, Christian Aid

The central argument made by the report is that African governments have not been able to optimize the mining tax revenue due to them before the 2003 to 2008 price boom; neither have they been able to capture the anticipated windfalls during the price...

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16 January 2009

SAHRC finding highlights issues of community relocation to make way for mining [So. Africa]

Author: Dennis Ndaba, Mining Weekly [So. Africa]

The issue of human rights and mining is highlighted in a first-of-a-kind investigation into the relocation of communities to make way for mining...However...human rights activist Rhoda Kadalie...says that the report fails to state whether or not human...

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18 November 2008

Business lags in war against Aids [So. Africa]

Author: Keith Ross, Daily News [So. Africa]

Business in South Africa - with some marked exceptions - is not doing enough to help in the fight against HIV and Aids. Many businesses do not rate HIV and Aids very highly on their risk schedules and do not, therefore, see the need to get actively...

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5 November 2008

Anglo Platinum Urged to Consult Over Graves, School Transport [So. Africa]

Author: Antony Sguazzin, Bloomberg

Anglo Platinum Ltd., the world's largest producer of the metal, should consult with South African communities on issues ranging from school transport to the movement of graves, a government human rights body [the Natl. Human Rights Commission] said......

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5 November 2008

South African Human Rights Commission vindicates ActionAid investigation

Author: Action Aid

The South African Human Rights Commission’s report...is a major indictment of Anglo Platinum and a vindication of ActionAid’s investigation into the mining giant’s activities in Limpopo. The report confirms the serious impacts that Anglo Platinum is...

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4 November 2008

Anglo Platinum’s Comments on the SAHRC’s mining related observations and recommendations

Author: Anglo Platinum

Underpinning this report are two very important arguments about human rights and corporate accountability...First, the SAHRC urges companies to ‘move beyond legal compliance and push for the development of processes and institutional structures which...

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1 November 2008

So. African Human Rights Commission releases report on Anglo Platinum mine, makes recommendations

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1 November 2008

[PDF] Mining-related observations and recommendations: Anglo Platinum, affected communities and other stakeholders, in and around the PPL Mine, Limpopo

Author: South African Human Rights Commission

The investigation initiated by the South African Human Rights Commission (“SAHRC”) at the end of March 2008 was intended to focus on the broad human rights context surrounding the resettlement process undertaken by Anglo Platinum’s Potgietersrust...

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15 October 2008

Response by Anglo Platinum (part of Anglo American): Local leader claims Anglo Platinum plan to construct dam on community land will destroy cultural heritage.

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14 October 2008

[DOC] Anglo Platinum’s response to article by Mathibela Mankge on Anglo Platinum’s alleged intention to expropriate cultural land for dam construction

Author: Anglo Platinum

As part of its feasibility study, Anglo Platinum commissioned various specialist studies and consulted all interested and affected parties as required...The graves and sacred pools were addressed in the EIA documentation and will be dealt with in a...

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