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16 July 2019

Africa: Chocolate companies have failed to deliver on promises to eradicate child labour in the cocoa industry throughout West Africa

Author: Katherine Martinko, TreeHuger

‘Child labor is still a huge problem in cocoa industry’ 10 July 2019...

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16 July 2019

Nigeria: Communities bemoan neglect by oil companies operating in their areas

Author: Julius Osahon Yenagoa, The Guardian (Nigeria)

‘Oil Spill: Bayelsa communities slam oil firms over neglect’ 13 July 2019...

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16 July 2019

Zimbabwe: Over 30 000 to be displaced to pave way for mining companies; no compensation offered-NGO says

Author: Anna Chibamu, New Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe)

‘More than 30 000 communal people face eviction to pave way for new mining initiatives – CNRG’ 16 July 2019...

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15 July 2019

Colombia: Business association publishes corporate human rights due diligence guides in English

Author: Fundación Ideas para la Paz (Colombia)

“Guías Colombia launches its corporate human rights due diligence guides in English” – 8 July 2019...

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8 July 2019

So. Africa: Documentary exposes the dark history of South African gold mines

Author: Rebecca Davis, Daily Maverick (South Africa)

‘Dying for Gold: New documentary lays bare the stark debt SA owes its miners’ 4 July 2019...

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8 July 2019

So. Africa: Govt. taken to court to force it to clean the dirty air caused by coal mines in Mpumalanga’s Highveld region

Author: Ramin Pejan, Earthjustice (South Africa)

‘A Fight for the Right to Breathe Begins in South Africa’ 8 July 2019...

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8 July 2019

Zimbabwe: Legislator alleges that some Chinese firms operating in the country aren’t adhering to local laws & are abusing workers

Author: Andrew Mambondiyani, The Epoch Times

‘Zimbabwe Independent Legislator Takes on Chinese Companies for Worker Abuse’ 8 July 2019...

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2 July 2019

So. Africa: Security industry regulator suspends Red Ants' business license over reports of human rights violations

Author: Ernest Mabuza, Sunday Times (South Africa)

‘Red Ants business licence suspended after Alexandra demolitions’ 2 July 2019...

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2 July 2019

Zimbabwe: Over 200 workers get relief from court after 13 months without salaries

Author: Nhau Mangirazi, News Day (Zimbabwe)

‘Reprieve for 200 mine workers’...

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1 July 2019

So. Africa: NGOs still to receive a decision on whether banks which collaborated with apartheid govt. will be investigated one year after submitting evidence

Author: Lee-Anne Bruce, Centre for Applied Legal Studies (South Africa)

‘Apartheid's banks no closer to facing justice’ 23 June 2019...

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