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10 December 2018

So. Africa: Recent court judgments require mining companies to engage local communities & reinforce environmental protection

Author: Ciaran Ryan, Moneyweb (So. Africa)

"3 court judgments that have changed the face of mining in SA"...

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10 December 2018

Zambia: NGO says First Quantum Minerals failed to adequately restore locals' livelihoods after resettlement to pave way for mining operations; company did not respond

 A letter by Zambia-based Network for Community Resource Governance (NCRG) to First Quantum Minerals (FQM) reveals how the company failed to restore the local community's livelihood after it was resettled to pave way for the company's operations. The...

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Article
20 November 2018

So. Sudan: Govt. official says locals in oil-rich Pibor to be relocated to pave way for oil drilling

Author: Joseph Oduha, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"Thousands of South Sudanese to create room for oil extraction"...

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20 November 2018

Tanzania: Local communities increasingly registering their land to fight land grabs, including by commercial investors

Author: Kizito Makoye, OZY (USA)

"Tanzanian farmers crack the code for fighting land grabs", 13 Nov 2018...

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Article
13 November 2018

Sierra Leone: Court orders Sierra Leone Agriculture to return land & pay damages to local community for breach of lease conditions

Author: Namati

"Court Orders Oil Palm Company to Return Land and Pay Arrears of Rent to Landowners in Sierra Leone"...

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Article
13 November 2018

Swaziland: Royal Swaziland Sugar accused of illegally evicting local farmers, includes company's comments

Author: Farmer's Weekly (So. Africa)

"Swazi sugar corporation accused of illegal evictions"...

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Article
8 November 2018

Report on gender issues in Uganda's extractive industry

Author: Global Rights Alert (Uganda)

"Assessing Gender Sensitivity in Uganda’s Extractive Industry: A case of Buliisa, Hoima & Mubende Districts"...

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Report
6 November 2018

Report evaluating implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights by Norwegian-supported businesses in Tanzania & Mozambique

Author: NORAD

"UNGP, Human Rights and Norwegian Development Cooperation Involving Business"...

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6 November 2018

Sierra Leone: Local community & agricultural investor agree on land access rights after concerns over investor's failure to adequately consult landowners

Author: Sylvia Villa, Awoko (Sierra Leone)

"Investors and landowners reach consensus on land governance"...

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Article
23 October 2018

African Coalition for Corporate Accountability urges govt's & businesses operating in Africa to implement courts' rulings in favour of communities’ rights

Author: The African Coalition for Corporate Accountability

"ACCA Statement ‐ 2018 ACCA General Assembly"...

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