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15 October 2018

How Kenya Fluorspar Company has compromised locals' livelihoods, including displacement & abandoned mining pits; company comments

Author: Kevin Mwanza, Thomas Reuters Foundation

"Evicted Kenyans demand compensation after mining firm exits"...

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Company response
8 October 2018

Total's response

Author: Total

" Total's response to "Compensation glitches cited in oil-rich areas”, paper published in the Daily Monitor, September 24, 2018"...

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8 October 2018

Uganda: Locals impacted by oil exploration activities in Nwoya area allegedly not adequately compensated; Total responds

A recent article claims that farmers in Uganda's Nwoya district impacted by Total's oil exploration were neither consulted nor adequately compensated. The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre invited Total to respond to these allegations. Total...

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Article
26 September 2018

Kenya: Railway construction to delay due to dispute over compensation for displacement

Author: Stanley Ngotho, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Land pay row to further delay SGR’s 2nd phase"...

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Article
24 September 2018

Sri Lanka: Port City Colombo built by China Communications Construction Co. allegedly damages coastline and impact livelihoods of 80,000 households dependent on fishing

Author: Sheridan Prasso, Bloomberg Businessweek

"A Chinese Company Reshaping the World Leaves a Troubled Trail", 19 Sep 2018...

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Story
20 September 2018

USA: Gas utility co. to face lawsuits over gas explosion that caused death, injuries & destroyed homes

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19 September 2018
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Author: Leonel Matias, Deutsche Welle

"Nova barragem põe em risco famílias e sustentabilidade do rio Zambeze-As organizações Justiça Ambiental e Amigos da Terra Moçambique alertam para o impacto da construção da barragem de Mpanda Nkuwa no ecossistema. Projeto poderá afetar diretamente...

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Article
17 September 2018

Kenya: State counsel alleges intimidation of witnesses in Solai Dam burst case; dam collapse killed 48 people

Author: George Murage, The Star (Kenya)

"DPP accuses Solai Dam suspects of intimidating witnesses"...

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Article
13 September 2018

So. Africa: Locals say mining in coal-rich Limpopo could threaten their livelihoods & pollute environment

Author: Llewellyn Leonard (University of South Africa)in The Conversation (So. Africa)

"Why there’s resistance to coal mining at a world heritage site in South Africa"...

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11 September 2018
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Author: Nádia Pontes (Klamath, Califórnia), Deutsche Welle (Brazil/Germany/US)

“Indígenas das Américas se unem contra mudanças climáticasRecuperação de rio e manejo sustentável de florestas são prioridades para povo yurok, maior etnia da Califórnia. Em parceria com líderes da América Latina, eles buscam protagonismo no combate às...

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