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28 August 2019

South Sudan: Govt. to assess pollution in oil-producing areas after concerns on its impact on livelihoods & health

Author: John Adukata, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"South Sudan to assess pollution in oil-producing areas"...

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26 August 2019

Uganda: Locals tell govt. inquiry how they were displaced without compensation to pave way for agribusiness

Author: Joseph Olanyo, The Observer (Uganda)

"Former MP, investors evict thousands in Kiryandongo"...

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19 August 2019

Ethiopia: Columnist attributes Gibe III dam's negative impacts, including loss of livelihood, to failure to consult local communities

Author: Aminata Diallo, The Organisation for World Peace

"Is The Building Of The Gibe III Dam In Ethiopia Helping Or Hindering Development?"...

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2 August 2019

Ethiopia: Human rights concerns related to govt.s' Kuraz sugar project, incl. displacement & food insecurity

Author: Benedikt Kamski, Ethiopia Insight (UK)

"Omo investors won’t scrub away Kuraz’s sugary stain"...

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2 August 2019

Uganda: Report claims Bidco's subsidiary benefited from land illegally acquired by govt. agency; includes company's comments

Author: The Observer (Uganda)

"New report cites land grabbing in oil palm project"...

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25 July 2019

Kenya National Action Plan on Business & Human Rights

The Government through the Office of the Attorney General & Department of Justice has developed a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, a comprehensive strategy for protecting against human rights abuses by businesses, whether private...

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25 July 2019

Uganda: Petition for restitution of community displaced to pave way for Neumann Kaffee Gruppe's subsidiary

Author: FIAN International

"Support the Evictees Against the Neumann Kaffee Gruppe and Government of Uganda"...

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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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8 July 2019

Uganda: How oil-related activities are causing social & economic tension

Author: Daily Monitor (Uganda)

"Are oil activities hurting Bunyoro heritage?"...

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8 July 2019

Uganda: Residents from oil-rich region raise concerns on displacement without adequate compensation; includes CNOOC's comments

Author: Julius Businge, The Independent (Uganda)

"CNOOC faces Hoima residents"...

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