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Author: Modern Ghana
‘WACAM Wants Gender Equity Mining Laws’ 28 November 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Women & girls
Africa: Study claims artisanal & small-scale mining's negative impacts outweighs big mines'; incl. on health & environment
Author: Flavia Olivieri, Lifegate (Italy)
"Artisanal and small-scale mining in Africa, the environmental and human costs of a vital livelihood source"...
USA: Ohio Judge rules DuPont cannot relitigate claims decided in previous trials in lawsuit over company's alleged responsibility in water contamination & links to health issues
Author: Ellen M. Gilmer, Bloomberg Environment
"PFAS Plaintiffs Score Partial Win Over DuPont in Ohio Litigation," 26 Nov 2019...
So. Africa: At least 5 million miners have suffered and died from tuberculosis and silicosis across Southern Africa over 130 years
Author: Mining Review Africa
‘Five million die through mining in southern Africa’ 26 November 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Natural Resources
Nigeria: Oil spills may kill around 16,000 infants in the Niger Delta annually within their first month of life
Author: Bassey Willie, Daily Trust (Nigeria)
‘Oil pollution: 16,000 infants at risk in N/Delta’ 4 November 2019...
So. Africa: Sale of business will not led to evasion of liability for listeria outbreak giant meat company says lawyer
Author: Neo Koza, 702 Radio (South Africa)
'Tiger Brands can still be held liable in listeriosis case' 11 November 2019...
- Related companies: Tiger Brands
Kenya: Govt. agency bans five maize millers over suspected contamination with cancer-causing aflatoxins; millers' association comments
The Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) has suspended the licences of five maize millers over the sale of substandard flour, hours before the airing of an NTV investigation that reveals how state regulators have let millers flood the market with maize...
Malawi: Customs and Border Protection issues withhold release order on tobacco from Malawi on allegations of forced labor
Author: Geneva Sands, CNN
'US suspends tobacco imports from Malawi over forced child labor allegations' 1 November 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Child labour
So. Africa: New blog series on use of class action lawsuits to hold mining companies accountable over health-related issues of miners