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30 March 2017

Kenya: Base Titanium donates food to locals in drought-stricken area where it operates

Author: Alloys Musyoka, The Star (Kenya)

"Base Titanium donates food to Kwale residents"...

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12 December 2016
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Author: El Heraldo (Honduras)

“Honduras: Anuncian consecuencias a empresas que no paguen salario mínimo”,  6 de Diciembre de 2016...

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20 November 2016

Women entrepreneurship: As gender diversity gets priority at India Inc, here’s how business systems can get a big boost

Author: Uma Srinivasan, Financial Express

Gender diversity is getting high on the agenda for India Inc. An increasing number of organisations are realising the impact of having a diverse and inclusive workplace. Having women across management levels not only makes better business sense.....

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4 November 2016

Malawi: Initiative to help locals access information & engage mining companies on their operations

Author: Evangelical Association of Malawi

"Tonse Tipindule Project empowers mining communities in Malawi’s Mwanza, Phalombe”...

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2 November 2016

Kenya: Columnist urges businesses to embrace sustainability "as part of the core business and not as tokenism"

Author: Karin Boomsma, Sustainable Inclusive Business Initiatives, in Daily Nation(Kenya)

"Sustainable inclusive business is new way of corporate social responsibility"...

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31 October 2016

Kenya: I&M Bank offers food & medical assistance to slum residents

Author: Martin Mwita, The Star (Kenya)

"I&M boost Kibagare slums residents with Sh3.5 million"...

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31 October 2016

Kenya: I&M Bank offers food & medical services to slum residents

Author: Martin Mwita, The Star (Kenya)

"I&M boost Kibagare slums residents with Sh3.5 million"...

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26 October 2016

Uganda: Report on corporate accountability calls for business operations that is "consistent and promotes human rights"; includes companies comments

The Uganda Consortium on Corporate Accountability recently released a report on "The State of Corporate Accountability in Uganda". The report documents the human rights impacts of business operations on communities in the oil exploration and mining...

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11 October 2016

Africa: Expert urges private sector to view "healthy population as an economic investment", not philanthropy

Author: Dr. Githinji Gitahi (Amref Health Africa), in Daily Nation (Kenya)

"There's strong case for engagement of private sector in healthcare"...

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4 October 2016

Malawi: Human Rights Watch report says communities in mining areas "face serious problems with water, food and housing"; companies comment

A recent report by Human Rights Watch says mining in Malawi has put local residents at health risks and led to their loss of livelihoods. It says  families "living near coal and uranium mining operations face serious problems with water, food, and...

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