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25 February 2020

Kenya: Locals in oil-rich Turkana claim only the elite have benefited from Tullow Oil's operations; company comments

Author: Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Villagers left high and dry as Tullow breaks promise"...

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24 February 2020

Cambodia: Cambodian, Thai and Vietnamese stakeholders urge Xayaburi hydropower developer to share information on its hydropower plant in northern Laos

Author: Vida Taing, Khmer Times

"Stakeholders visiting dam call Lao Hydro developer to share data", 21 February 2020...

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24 February 2020
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Author: Anoh Kouao, Fraternité Matin (Côte d'Ivoire)

"Lutte contre l’orpaillage illégal: La Bricm saisit du matériel", 19 février 2020...

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24 February 2020

Nigeria: Archbishop condemns land-grabbing & its knock-on effects of poverty, pollution, violence & deforestation

Author: devotednews.com

"Land grabbing causing poverty in Africa, Archbishop Kaigama warns", 18 February 2020...

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20 February 2020

Africa: The potential link between natural resources exploitation, climate change and natural disasters

Author: Diana Nabiruma, The Observer (Uganda)

"Locusts, climate change and oil exploitation", 19 Feburary 2020...

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20 February 2020

Kiwasco & Kibos Sugar allegedly discharging toxic effluent into Lake Victoria compromising locals' health & right to food; companies' comment

Author: Paul Wafula, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Shame of Kisumu water company destroying Lake Victoria"...

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20 February 2020

Uganda: Local community says abrupt closure of Nyamuliro Wolfram mine has compromised their livelihood; company comments

Author: The Independent (Uganda)

"Workers protest closure of Nyamuliro wolfram mines"...

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19 February 2020

Japan: "Recovery Olympics" may hinder Tohoku reconstruction following earthquake & tsunami disaster

Author: Magdalena Osumi, The Japan Times

“‘Recovery Olympics’ moniker for 2020 Games rubs 3/11 evacuees the wrong way”, 10 March 2019...

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18 February 2020
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Author: Red-DESC

“Desmantelando mitos en torno a las políticas fiscales regresivas en América Latina” - 3 de febrero de 2020 ...

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18 February 2020
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