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1 July 2004

Development & diamonds in Angola

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1 July 2004

[PDF] Angola Diamond Industry Annual Review

Author: Partnership Africa Canada

This first Annual Review of the diamond industry in Angola...examines the potential for diamonds to serve as an engine of development rather than war. And it spells out some of the challenges that now face a government that has been widely criticized...

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1 July 2005

Partnership Africa-Canada report says Angola producing $900 million of diamonds this year, but residents of mining areas see few benefits & are dispossessed of land

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1 July 2005
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23 November 2006

Kalahari diamond search rekindles Botswana’s Bushmen dispute

Author: Tom Price, Business Day [So. Africa]

After years of debate over the link between the relocation of Botswana’s Kalahari Bushmen and diamond exploration, renewed mineral exploration on Bushmen land is rekindling the controversy... Business Day has confirmed that TH Drilling (THD) of...

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17 August 2008

Striking miners at Helam live in squalid conditions [So. Africa]

Author: Wiseman Khuzwayo, Business Report [So. Africa]

Workers at the Helam diamond mine, in the North West, live in appalling conditions. The hostels are filthy and the grounds stink of raw sewage. In short, the place can be described as unfit for human habitation. The miners are on strike...demanding...

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13 October 2011

Diamonds - Kimberley Process: Flaws in the process

Author: Charlotte Mathews, FM [South Africa]

Civil society organisations are angry at the failure of the Kimberley Process to address human rights violations around diamond mining in Marange in Zimbabwe, as well as other issues...World Diamond Council president Eli Izhakoff says the support of...

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1 July 2012

Report examines how companies can trade on UK stock markets regardless of conduct in conflict zones

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19 July 2012

[PDF] Asset laundering and AIM: Congo, corporate misconduct and the market value of human rights

Author: Rights & Accountability in Development (RAID)

This report sets out the history of CAMEC’s [now owned by Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC)] listing on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in the context of the unresolved legacy of the wartime mining contracts...

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20 May 2017

So. Africa: Informal miners protest against Kimberly Ekapa Mining for allegedly operating without a permit; say when they mine in the same area they are arrested

Author: Sowetan Live (South Africa)

"Zama zamas‚ backed by BLF‚ protest against 'illegal mine'", 11 May 2017...

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