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20 May 2019

Zambia: Government to strip Vedanta subsidiary Konkola Copper Mines of its mining license over alleged license breaches

Author: Chris Mfula, Reuters

"Zambia seeks 'divorce' from Vedanta over alleged mining breaches", 20 May 2019....

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17 March 2019

Zambia: SARW report claims host mining community not benefiting from First Quantum Mineral's subsidiary; company responds

Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARWATCH) recently launched a report titled ‘ Living in a Parallel Universe, First Quantum Mine versus communities in Zambia’. The report raises a number of serious allegations against First Quantum Mine’s Kansanshi mine...

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22 January 2019

Zambia: Mining companies resist the urge to cut jobs despite new tax regime

Author, Chiris Phiri, Zambia Reports...

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10 December 2018

First Quantum Minerals did not respond

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10 December 2018

NGO requests First Quantum Minerals to restore locals' livelihoods after resettlement to pave way for company's operations

Author: Network for Community Resource Governance (Zambia)

"Community Grievance Against FQM"...

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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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10 October 2018

Panama: Supreme Court rules law used to grant mining contract to First Quantum Minerals' subsidiary unconstitutional

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22 March 2018

Zambia: Tax agency slaps First Quantum with $8 billion tax bill for alleged tax avoidance

Author: Nicole Mordant & Chris Mfula, Reuters

"Zambia slaps miner First Quantum with $8 billion tax bill", 20 March 2018...

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4 April 2017

Africa: Video documentary on how land acquisition for commercial investment impacts local communities

Author: Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (So. Africa)

"The Dynamics Of Land Deals in Africa"...

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15 February 2017
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