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14 October 2019

USA sanctions companies for engaging in corruption "at great expense to the South Sudanese people"

Author: Mohammad Ali, in UrduPoint.com (Pakistan)

"US Sanctions 2 South Sudan Businessmen, 6 Companies For Corruption - Treasury Dept."...

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12 October 2019

Myanmar: Inclusive Business Challenge launched to recognise enterprises that address poverty & enhance economic growth

Author: John Liu, Myanmar Times

"Inclusive Business Challenge launched to recognise enterprises with social impact", 10 October 2019 The UK-aided DaNa Facility and Myanmar Young Entrepreneurs Association (MYEA) launched the Inclusive Business Challenge...to raise the awareness of "i...

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11 October 2019
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Author: Manon Schick, Amnesty International Suisse, dans 24 heures (Suisse)

« Les sénateurs cèdent devant le lobby des multinationales », 8 octobre 2019...

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9 October 2019
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Author: El Diario (España)

“La crisis política en Ecuador se agrava entre intensas protestas, movilización de grupos indígenas y el traslado del Gobierno” – 9 de octubre de 2019...

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9 October 2019

Africa: How shift to low carbon economies could impact extraction of natural resources

Author: Busani Bafana, Inter Press Service

"Africa’s Mineral Wealth May Just have to Stay in the Ground to Protect a Changing Climate"...

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9 October 2019

Kenya: Govt. closes over 40 artisanal gold mines for poor workplace health & safety conditions

Author: Ruth Mbula & Ian Byron, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Tycoons who reap big from the Migori gold mines of death"...

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8 October 2019
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Author: Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

“Cuestionario de consulta para la elaboración del Informe: ‘Privatización de la seguridad: Impacto de la seguridad privada en los derechos humanos’" - 5 de septiembre de 2019...

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8 October 2019
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Author: Djakaridia Siribie, Sidwaya (Burkina faso)

"Rebranging Africa Forum 2019 : Pour des ressources minières profitables aux Africains", 7 octobre 2019...

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7 October 2019

So. Africa: Mining companies should embrace modern mining to build thriving communities says Anglo American

Author: Creamer Media (South Africa)

'Modern, sustainable mining can build thriving communities – Anglo' 2 October 2019...

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7 October 2019

Zambia: Mine ordered to stop programme restricting supplies to foreign contractors in effort to save jobs

Author: Lusaka Times (Zambia)

‘Government orders Mopani Mine to halt program disadvantaging local suppliers’ 5 October 2019...

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