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Africa's natural resources: From curse to a blessing

Africa's natural resources: From curse to a blessing. The mining sector investment could provide more jobs Daniel Bekele is the senior director for Africa advocacy at Human Rights Watch.

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China’s Environmental Footprint in Africa Pambazuka News

Civil society and academic observers have expressed concerns about the impacts of China’s economic expansion on Africa’s governance human rights environment local employment and labour conditions product quality and the sustainability of the continent’s debt burden.

Centre for Environmental Rights Advancing

The Centre for Environmental Rights condemns in the strongest terms the active monitoring undertaken by the State Security Agency (SSA) of civil society organisations as reported in the December 2018 Report of the HighLevel Review Panel on the SSA released by the Presidency over the weekend. South Africa power crisis: The human cost

Cobalt mining in Congo: Child labor still rife

The facility is supposed to set a new standard for ethical mining but in a country where natural resources have long been entwined with war and corruption the reality is much murkier.

Out of Africa: British tax havens and Congo’s missing $1.5

Journalists and Global Witness researchers have previously revealed how in the period around the disputed 2011 elections a series of suspicious mining deals was struck with anonymous offshore companies that cost Congo $1.36 billion in potential revenues.

China in Africa the new imperialism Pambazuka News

South African campaigners can point to Chinese exports of textiles to South Africa which grew from 40% of clothing exports to 80% by the end of 2004. But local industry also suffers from the growth of lowcost Chinese exports to the USA and Europe which cuts off prospective African exports in those markets.

Child miners aged four at Congo cobalt mine Daily Mail

Human rights charity Amnesty International also investigated cobalt mining in the DRC and says that none of the 16 electric vehicle manufacturers they identified have conducted due diligence to

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Apple Samsung and Sony under fire over child miners in Africa

Jan 19 2016nbsp018332Apple Samsung and Sony under fire over child miners in Africa. The children are mining for cobalt a vital component of the lithium ion batteries found

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Labor amp Community. Many of the world's diamonds are mined using practices that exploit workers children and communities. Partnership Africa Canada. Diamonds and Human Security . New York Times. In Sierra Leone Still a Tough Dig for Diamonds . they are regularly employed in the diamond mining industry. In some areas of Africa

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Mining Strike Impacts South African Economy cost platinum and gold producers over 16 billion rand that year when the current account gap was 5.2 percent of GDP. South Africa's economic challenges BBC News. Mining. Mining is regarded as the bedrock of the South African economy but in truth it contributes less than 10% to overall economic

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In October 2012 BBC News reported that Glencore had more ships than the British Royal Navy. Glencore's operations in 40 countries handled 3% of the world's oil consumption. Xstrata's operations in more than 20 countries employed 70000 people.

Child labour behind smart phone and electric car batteries

Mining the basic materials that power an electric car or a smartphone should be a source of prosperity for miners in DRC. and Afrewatch are calling on multinational companies who use lithiumion batteries in their products to conduct human rights due diligence investigate whether the cobalt is extracted under hazardous conditions or

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Primate Factsheets: Gorilla (Gorilla) Conservation

Agriculture logging fuelwood and forest product collection and grazing domestic animals all degrade gorilla habitat and are problems that only increase as the human population in Africa

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What is mining Mining is the extraction (removal) of minerals and metals from earth. For example manganese is a key component of lowcost stainless steel. mining is particularly active in the Amazonia region Guyana Suriname and other South American countries. In Central Africa mining devastated a National Park called KahuziBiega

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Is HIV a time bomb under the mining industry

Is HIV a time bomb under the mining industry The world's fourth biggest gold producer Gold Fields has estimated the total cost from HIV at around $5 per ounce of gold produced in South Africa and even with gold trading at around $650 per ounce the cost is significant. By Jonny Hogg BBC News Antananarivo Madagascar. 18th July 2007.

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UK using mining heritage to secure sustainable economic

Visitors to one of the biggest mining conference in Africa were invited to an industry dialogue between key figures in different sectors at a panel discussion hosted by the UK’s Department for

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Oil gas and mining industry operations too often go hand in hand with allegations of human rights abuses. Extracting resources can contaminate the land water and air affecting health and livelihoods. Local people are often excluded from economic benefits.

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Rareearth mining in China comes at a heavy cost for local

Pollution is poisoning the farms and villages of the region that processes the precious minerals

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China in Africa. A Chinese worker looks on as locals cross a construction site in Viana Angola. China has boosted African oil and mining sectors in exchange for advantageous trade deals

Out of sight: the human and environmental costs of our

The two key minerals which fall into this domain are coltan and gold which are commonly used in electronic circuits and abundant in some of the most troubled regions of Africa.

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The human devastation of climate change: Why Cyclone Id

6 days agonbsp018332According to TaylorDavis South African team leader for 350 Africa the people who are causing climate change big corporations that burn fossil fuels and governments that support coal mining