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14 January 2013

Leaders link multinationals eying land in region to bloodletting [Kenya] [Includes video]

Author: Bozo Jenje, Daily Nation [Kenya]

The bloodletting in Tana Delta may be linked to scramble for fertile soils by multi-nationals besides animosity between local communities. Local leaders and residents now blame the sporadic violence on external forces out to drive the communities out...

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21 April 2010
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Author: Isolda Agazzi, Inter Press Service

Des parties du delta de Tana, sur le littoral nord du Kenya, sont en train d’être louées à des étrangers pour produire des cultures alimentaires et des biocarburants destinés à l'exportation...selon Paul Matiku, directeur de Kenya Nature, une...

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20 December 2006

Farmers in Tiomin case lose [Kenya]

Author: Judy Ogutu, The Standard [Kenya]

…Eight [Kwale] farmers…have lost an attempt to nullify the special lease given to Tiomin Kenya…[T]he farmers wanted a constitutional court to declare the lease null and void…[,]…[that] the decision…contravened their Constitutional rights [and] …a...

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30 September 2004

[PDF] Corporate accountability to the poor? Assessing the effectiveness of community-based strategies

Author: Niamh Garvey & Peter Newell, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

While corporations secure access to decision-making and privilege through their contributions to state resources through taxes, and to economic development more generally by providing employment, the communities in which many TNCs invest, by contrast...

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9 July 2003

Kenyan govt faces criticism

Author: AFX

Kenyan non-governmental organisations (NGOs) on Wednesday accused the government of flouting its own rules by failing to hold proper consultations before issuing a titanium mining permit to Canadian firm Tiomin Resources.

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4 April 2003

company website: Tiomin Resources Inc.

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26 March 2003

Titanium Mine License Eludes Canadian Firm in Kenya

Author: Jennifer Wanjiru, Environment News Service

The mining of the world's largest titanium fields on the east African coast of Kenya appears to have hit another snag after the country's new government announced that it is planning to conduct a public forum to discuss whether Tiomin Resources Inc.,...

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16 July 2002

Concern Over Planned Titanium Mine [Kenya]

Author: U.N. Integrated Regional Information Networks

Plans for a titanium mine [operated by Canadian-based company Tiomin Resources] in southeast Kenya, approved by the Kenyan government last week, could lead to environmental damage and adversely affect the lives of people, local rights groups warned on...

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24 August 2001

Activists says mining firm menaces Kenyan coast

Author: Reuters

Plans by Canadian mining firm Tiomin Resources Inc. to build a titanium loading facility off the Kenyan coast threaten to cause irreparable environmental damage, a conservation group said yesterday.

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21 March 2001

Community Consultation in Mining

Author: Gail Whiteman & Katy Mamen, in Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 25, no. 1

...many mining consultation processes serve as a smokescreen, lacking substance and creating the illusion of democratic process. [refers to Tiomin Resources mine in Panama; Royal Oak Mines & Miramar Mining Corporation in Canada]

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