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15 April 2019

Resource rich African countries increasingly changing laws to increase share of revenue from mining activities

Author: Barbara Lewis, Reuters

‘EXPLAINER-How countries are getting tougher with mining companies’ ...

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Article
18 March 2019

Africans urged to scrutinise climate change solutions offered by fossils fuels industry to ensure local communities' voices are heard

Author: Agbonkhese Oboh, Vanguard (Nigeria)

“Delegates to Africa Climate Week urged to reject ‘false’ solutions to climate change” ...

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Article
10 March 2019

More and more people being exposed to mining-related deaths in Africa, says co

Author: The Charleston Chronicle (USA) 4 March 2019

“More Lives Lost In Africa’s Unsafe Mines” 4 March 2019...

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Article
19 February 2019

Publish What You Pay reports on pilot project looking at gender and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative in West Africa

Author: Charlotte Ørnemark, Publish What You Pay

"Gendered change to transparency in extactives starts in West Africa", 15 February 2019....

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Article
5 February 2019

Africa: Increasing use of electronic devices threatens environment and calls for innovative e-waste solutions

Author: Mohammed Yusuf, Voice of America

"Africa's Growing Economies, Youth Create E-Waste Challenge", 4 February 2019....

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Report
18 January 2019

Human Rights Watch's new world report explores role of businesses in abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch (USA)

World Report 2019, 17 Jan 2019...

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Article
16 January 2019

Africa: Legal & economic cost of speaking out online increased in 2018, research says

Author: Global Voices - ADVOX

"Taxed, throttled or thrown in jail: Africa’s new internet paradigm", 11 Jan 2019...

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Article
17 December 2018

Enforcement of colonial & apartheid-era laws limits press freedom & endangers human rights defenders in Southern Africa

Author: Jonathan Rozen, Quartz Africa

"Colonial and Apartheid-era laws still govern press freedom in southern Africa", 7 December 2018....

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Article
17 December 2018

Environmental campaigners say cocoa industry not meeting deforestation pledges in Ghana & Ivory Coast

Author: Ruth Maclean, The Guardian

"Africa cocoa industry failing on deforestation pledge - campaigners", 7 December 2018....

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Article
23 October 2018

African Coalition for Corporate Accountability urges govt's & businesses operating in Africa to implement courts' rulings in favour of communities’ rights

Author: The African Coalition for Corporate Accountability

"ACCA Statement ‐ 2018 ACCA General Assembly"...

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