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27 September 2019
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Author: Olivier Lamotte, Ana Colovic, Octavio Escobar et Pierre-Xavier Meschi, The Conversation

« Droits de l'homme : l'impact indirect des multinationales dans les pays émergents », 16 septembre 2019...

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24 February 2019

Bangladesh: Deadly fire shows lapses in development

Author: Associated Press (AP), DAWN, Pakistan

"Deadly Bangladesh fire shows lapses in development", 25 February 2019...

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5 February 2019

Tanzania: New bus rapid transit system is too expensive for poorest residents & threatens employment

Author: Matteo Rizzo, The Conversation

"Dar es Salaam's new rapid bus transit system won international acclaim - but it excludes the poor", 22 January 2019...

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5 December 2018

India: Thousands of farmers protest for guaranteed remunerative minimum support prices and freedom from debt

Author: Mridula Chari, Scroll, India

"Scroll Explainer: Why farmers are marching to Delhi", 29 November 2018...

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8 January 2018

Kenya: More than 4,000 families displaced for flouride extraction to be compensated after waiting for more than five decades

Author: Fred Kibor, Standard Digital

“Government starts fluorspar compensation following President Uhuru's directive”...

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7 November 2014

So. Africa: Ground Up report says Lonmin claim it could not afford to honour agreement to build worker's housing undermined by International Finance Corporation loan

A Ground Up report claims that evidence presented at the Marikana Commission, shows that a loan of US$150mil was made available to Lonmin by the International Finance Corporation - part of it for a "large-scale community development programme". This,...

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19 August 2014

Illicit outflows from Africa ‘mostly from extractive industries’, says AU chair

Author: Setumo Stone, Business Day

 "Illicit outflows from Africa ‘mostly from extractive industries’", 15 Aug 2014:…African Union Commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma…[s]peaking…at the mining lekgotla in…Johannesburg…said a high level panel, led by former president Thabo Mbeki...

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