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20 February 2011

Britain backs 'publish what you pay' rule for oil and mining firms in Africa

Author: Heather Stewart, Guardian [UK]

Britain is throwing its weight behind European efforts to force oil and mining companies to publish details of every penny they pay to governments in poor countries where they operate…When multinational resources firms move into African states they...

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10 February 2011

[PDF] Business & human rights in Anglophone Africa – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Anglophone Africa over the past year... [Headings:] Examples of the “resource curse” ...HIV/AIDS and TB...Dams:...

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10 February 2011

New briefing on business & human rights in Anglophone Africa, by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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8 December 2010

Report examines role of business-driven partnerships in addressing sustainable development in Africa - includes case studies

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8 December 2010

[PDF] Full report: "Business Partnerships for Development in Africa"

Author: Business Action for Africa & Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School

...Business Action for Africa’s 2010 Report...examines how business-driven partnerships are addressing Africa’s development challenges in new and innovative ways… creating new frontiers for sustainable development and growth on the continent...the...

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21 October 2010

UN drops award sponsored by Equatorial Guinea's Obiang

Author: BBC News

A United Nations agency has suspended plans to grant a prize sponsored by Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema after lobbying by human rights groups. Mr Obiang is accused of rights abuses, rigging elections and corruption...The UN...

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6 October 2010

Revenue Watch Index: First Ranking of Government Openness in Oil, Gas and Mining Management - Brazil, Norway rated highest; United States 11th; Turkmenistan last

Author: Revenue Watch

A pioneering new measurement of government public disclosure in managing oil, gas and minerals ranks Brazil and Norway highest among 41 countries for making public detailed information about these key resources, the Revenue Watch Institute (RWI) and...

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30 August 2010

UN independent experts express serious concern at the execution of four men after concluding its mission to Equatorial Guinea

Author: UN News Centre

Two members of the UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries Amada Benavides de Pérez...and José-Luis Gomez del Prado...concluded a five day visit to Equatorial Guinea...to investigate activities of mercenaries in the country and their impact on...

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24 August 2010

São Tomé e Príncipe: Oil Deals and the New Government

Author: Human Rights Watch

...São Tomé e Príncipe is at a crossroads with a chance to benefit from its potential oil wealth, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today...[By] the end of the year São Tomé is expected to announce the companies selected as the winners of...

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12 August 2010

UN experts visit Equatorial Guinea to discuss the menace posed by the activities of mercenaries

Author: UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries

The United Nations Working Group on the use of mercenaries will carry out an official visit to Equatorial Guinea from 16 to 20 August 2010, in what will be its first country mission in Africa. “There have been some 12 reported coup attempts involving...

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