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17 June 2019

Kimberley Process Civil Society Coalition says mechanism's mandate should include diamond violence and diamond revenue losses

Author: IPIS

"Kimberley Process must progress reform talks on diamond violence or risk irrelevance and diamond revenue losses"...

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13 June 2019

Switzerland: Debate intensifies around Initiative for responsible business conduct launched by NGO coalition

In April 2015, a coalition of Swiss civil society organizations launched a public initiative to hold Swiss companies to account for human rights abuses committed abroad. The initiative seeks mandatory human rights due diligence requirements for all Sw...

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12 June 2019
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Author: Agence Ecofin (Suisse)

"Nestlé Central & West Africa et l’AGRA soutiendront 2 000 jeunes entrepreneurs agricoles africains", 10 juin2019...

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12 June 2019
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Anlässlich des Internationalen Tags gegen Kinderarbeit am 12. Juni 2019 haben NGOs an die Bundesregierung und Wirtschaft appelliert, mehr im Kampf gegen Kinderarbeit zu tun. Sie fordern u.a. ein Gesetz, das Unternehmen verpflichtet, menschenrechtliche...

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29 May 2019

US and Chinese tech giants are investing in Africa's digital infrastructure to avoid internet censorship from authoritarian regimes

Author: Clarissa Herrmann, Deutsche Welle

"Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions?", 28 May 2019....

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28 May 2019

Facebook accused of allowing misinformation campaigns in African elections; co responds, includes plan to open content review centre in Nairobi

Author: Larry Madowo, BBC News

"Is Facebook undermining democracy in Africa?", 24 May 2019....

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20 May 2019

Africa50 launches its Innovation Challenge to help increase access to internet in the continent

Author: Financial Afrik (Mauritania)

"Africa50 launches its Innovation Challenge to help increase access to internet in Africa", 17 mai 2019...

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20 May 2019
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Author: Adama Wade, Financial Afrik (Mauritanie)

"Pierre Lhermitte sur le pétrole : “le contenu local doit être compétitif“", 16 mai 2019...

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14 May 2019
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Author: Nicolas Berman, Jeune Afrique

"Le rôle des multinationales dans les violences en Afrique", 10 mai 2019...

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29 April 2019

Reuters claims billions' worth of gold smuggled from Africa to the UAE fuels conflict, violates human rights & endangers environment

Author: David Lewis, Ryan McNeill & Zandi Shabalala, Reuters

"Exclusive: Gold worth billions' smuggled out of Africa", 24 April 2019....

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