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8 January 2018

Kenya: More than 4,000 families displaced for flouride extraction to be compensated after waiting for more than five decades

Author: Fred Kibor, Standard Digital

“Government starts fluorspar compensation following President Uhuru's directive”...

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7 November 2014

So. Africa: Ground Up report says Lonmin claim it could not afford to honour agreement to build worker's housing undermined by International Finance Corporation loan

A Ground Up report claims that evidence presented at the Marikana Commission, shows that a loan of US$150mil was made available to Lonmin by the International Finance Corporation - part of it for a "large-scale community development programme". This,...

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19 August 2014

Illicit outflows from Africa ‘mostly from extractive industries’, says AU chair

Author: Setumo Stone, Business Day

 "Illicit outflows from Africa ‘mostly from extractive industries’", 15 Aug 2014:…African Union Commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma…[s]peaking…at the mining lekgotla in…Johannesburg…said a high level panel, led by former president Thabo Mbeki...

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