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13 November 2019

Opinion: Climate change & food security among reasons why Africa should fight against corporate impunity

Author: JA4Change (Mozambique)

" Why Should Africa Lead the Fight Against Corporate Power?...

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12 November 2019

So. Africa: Civil society & community members urge govt. to accept "responsible investment only"

Author: Esther Rose, All Africa

‘Only Responsible Investors Need Apply - Activists Urge Govt’  5 November 2019...

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10 November 2019

CK Power did not respond

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10 November 2019

Laos: Protests continue against Xayaburi Dam for the reduced river flow and risk of livelihood crisis as it begins operations

Author: Panu Wongcha-um, Reuters

"New Mekong dam in Laos opens to protests, dried-out downstream", 28 Oct 2019...

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10 November 2019

Laos: Xayaburi Dam begins operations despite villagers arguing that dam will destroy their livelihoods

An article alleges that the Xayaburi Dam, in which CK Power is a main developer, will destroy the livelihoods of the villagers. It further alleges that the beginning of the commercial operations of the Xayaburi Dam coincides with “parts of the Mekong...

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6 November 2019

Papa New Guinea: Ok Tedi mine disaster fund at the centre of another legal battle

Author: Nick Toscano, The Sunday Morning Herald

"PNG's Ok Tedi mine disaster money locked in new legal fight", 3 November 2019...

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30 October 2019
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Author: Iara Moura, Carta Capital (Brazil)

“Mídia silencia povos do mar na cobertura de vazamento no Nordeste”, 11 de outubro de 2019...

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26 October 2019
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Author: Aurélie Giraud, Conso Globe (France)

...[S]ix ONG ont décidé de poursuivre en justice le groupe Total pour ses activités en Ouganda…C’est ce que dénoncent les ONG selon lesquelles la première action en justice est basée sur la loi relative au « devoir de vigilance » des multinationals…...

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25 October 2019

Kenya: 58 people sue Coca-Cola for alleged contaminated drinks; claim they developed food poisoning-related complications

Author: Gaitano Pesa, Business Daily (Kenya)

"10 witnesses to testify in Coca-Cola Busia contaminated drinks case"...

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22 October 2019

So. Africa: Environmental affairs minister overturns plans for giant coal mine citing agricultural concerns

Author: Elise Tempelhoff, New 24 (South Africa)

‘Minister rejects plan for giant coal mine in Gauteng’ 23 October 2019...

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