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29 March 2015

[PDF] Chinese companies reporting in EITI implementing countries

Author: EITI International Secretariat

Chinese companies operating in the 48 EITI implementing countries are…required to disclose information in accordance with the EITI Standard. This includes information about how much they pay to the governments…it also includes oil and mining...

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25 March 2015

South Sudan: Saferworld report highlights challenges & gives recommendations for Chinese investments

…This report, Managing risk in unstable countries: Promoting conflict-sensitive investment in South Sudan, focuses on Chinese companies currently operating, or looking to invest, in South Sudan. It explores some of the key challenges faced by Chinese...

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22 January 2015

Kenya: China Road & Bridge Corporation pleads with court not to suspend railway construction after local claims its activities may harm students' health

Author: Brian Wasuna, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Chinese company urges court not to stop SGR project"...

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Article
9 December 2014

How Africa is changing Chinese oil companies

Author: Beth Walker, chinadialogue

Sudan’s civil war and American sanctions against Khartoum in the 1990s opened the oilfields to China and India...But the political turmoil and bloodshed over the division of Africa’s largest country… Indian and Chinese large multinational corporations...

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19 November 2014

Tanzania: Local China Sichuan International Cooperation workers allege mistreatment; includes company's comments

Author: Habel Chidawali, The Citizen (Tanzania)

"Local staff fault Chinese firm"...

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Article
14 October 2014

Uganda: Govt. orders CNOOC to address workplace safety concerns by local workers; includes company comments

Author: Isaac Imaka & Nelson Wesonga, in Daily Monitor(Uganda)

"Govt warns Chinese oil firm against harassing local staff"...

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Story
6 October 2014

China: Report illustrates project supporting business dialogue on human rights

This is a report from a project entitled “The Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights in China and Globally”, which aimed to support participants to enter into meaningful peer-to-peer dialogue, and to share policies and practices related to...

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Article
3 October 2014

Amnesty Intl.: Chinese firms exporting "tools of torture" fuelling abuses in Africa & Asia

Author: BBC

"Chinese firms exporting tools of torture, says Amnesty", 23 Sep 2014...

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Article
15 September 2014

Uganda: Copper stockpiles left after mine closure compromising access to water; includes company comments

Author: Oil in Uganda

"Copper ‘waste’ poisoning Kasese river" 9 September 2014...

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Article
15 June 2014

Sudan’s oil ministry acknowledges radiation incident, downplays its impact

Author: Sudan Tribune

Sudan's oil ministry acknowledged...that foreign workers have been exposed to radiation at an oil facility in West Kordofan state attributing the incident to a common technical error. The state minister at the Ministry of Oil, Hatim Abu al-Gasim, said...

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