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24 February 2020

Liberia: Two killed and one injured after mine collapses

Author: Selma Lomax, Front Page Africa (Liberia)

‘Two Buried Alive in Jackson Village Mine Collapse’ 21 February 2020...

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24 February 2020

So. Africa: Customer safety concerns raised as manufacturer recalls ‘unfit for human consumption’ products

Author: Sunday Times (South Africa)

‘Manufacturer recalls 'unfit for consumption' 400g tins of Pilchards’ 23 February 2020     ...

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15 February 2020

Laos: Chinese-owned banana farms are polluting a river affecting over 500 families

Author: Max Avary & Richard Finney, Radio Free Asia

"Lao River Clogged With Trash From Chinese Banana Farms", 3 February 2020...

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11 February 2020

So. Africa: Court grants access to report on prison violence that may reveal torture of inmates by security company

Author: Estelle Ellis, Daily Maverick (South Africa)

‘Human rights lawyers win access to Mangaung prison riot report’ 11 February 2020...

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11 February 2020
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Author: Monitoreo Económico

“Transnacionales prefieren aguas fronterizas porque pueden quitar concesiones a los usuarios”, 9 de febrero de 2020...

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10 February 2020

Mozambique: 11 people die after mine tunnel collapses

Author: Africa Feeds (Ghana)

‘11 miners die after tunnel collapse’ 7 February 2020...

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10 February 2020

Zimbabwe: Survivor of collapsed mine says more bodies trapped despite rescue operations being called off

Author: Zim Eye (Zimbabwe)

‘Mine Disaster Survivor Says More Bodies Are Trapped Underground As Rescue Operations Are Terminated’ 10 February 2020...

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6 February 2020

Indonesia: Batik Air transports 270 Indonesian passengers from virus-hit Wuhan during a humanitarian mission

Author: Rizki Fachriansyah, The Jakarta Post

"Social media users laud Batik Air for evacuating Indonesians from virus-hit Wuhan", 3 February 2020...

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6 February 2020

Myanmar: Protesters urge closure of the military-run Myaing Kalay cement factory for allegedly causing water contamination

Author: Myat Moe Aung, Myanmar Times

"Kayin villagers blame black water on factory", 28 January 2020 [...] The protesters called for the closure of the military-run Myaing Kalay cement factory... [...] Their top concern is the scarcity of clean water in the surrounding villages, which th...

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4 February 2020

Ghana: Abandoned mining pit collapses, killing two suspected illegal miners

Author: Pulse TV (Ghana)

‘Two ‘illegal miners’ die in abandoned pit’ 2 February 2020...

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