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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’ ...
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” ...
Author: The Charleston Chronicle (USA) 4 March 2019
“More Lives Lost In Africa’s Unsafe Mines” 4 March 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Natural Resources
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....
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....
- Related companies: EnviroServe
Author: Human Rights Watch (USA)
World Report 2019, 17 Jan 2019...
Author: Global Voices - ADVOX
"Taxed, throttled or thrown in jail: Africa’s new internet paradigm", 11 Jan 2019...
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....
- Related in-depth areas: Human rights defenders
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....
- Related stories: Cocoa industry linked to illegal deforestation in Côte d'Ivoire & Ghana
- Related in-depth areas: Climate change Natural resources (land, water, forests)
- Related companies: Olam
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"...
- Related in-depth areas: Land Rights & Displacements