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31 October 2017

Call for abstracts: CALS/SAJHR Colloquium on Land and Property

CALS and the South African Journal on Human Rights will convene a Colloquium on ‘Land and Property in a Contested Terrain’ in July 2018...

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30 October 2017

Kenya: Report claims local community in titanium-rich area has not benefited from mining; Base Titanium responds

A recent report by HakiJamii says that titanium mining host communities in Kwale area are "experiencing dire socio-economic conditions despite the mining project minting billions from titanium exploitation in their backyards." The Business & Human...

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16 October 2017

Uganda: How a local advocacy group is organising against forced evictions & land grabbing, including by corporations

Author: Phil Wilmot (Solidarity Uganda), in Black Star News(USA)

“Ugandans Resist Land Grabbing and US-backed Dictatorship, an Interview with Phil Wilmot”...

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9 October 2017

Malawi: Govt. urges agribusinesses to embrace int'l responsible investment guidelines; says some projects stalled pending consultations with locals

Author: Lloyd M’bwana, Maravi Post (Malawi)

"MITC calls for responsible agriculture investment to avert economic tumoil"...

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2 October 2017

Kenya: Govt. opts to keep oil revenue sharing agreements confidential; Tullow Oil says it is open to disclosure

Author: Moses Michira, Standard Digital (Kenya)

“Kenya to wait longer for the oil trillions”...

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2 October 2017

Uganda: Locals to be displaced for oil facility construction claim proposed compensation is unfair

Author: Francis Mugerwa, The Monitor (Uganda)

"Buliisa residents turn down ‘meagre’ government compensation"...

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29 September 2017

NGOs call for public participation & compensation of communities to be displaced for Uganda-Tanzania oil pipeline

Representatives of civil society organisations from Tanzania and Uganda have called for fair compensation of communities to be displaced by the Uganda-Tanzania oil pipeline construction. They have also called on the involvement of local communities in...

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14 September 2017

Malawi: 250 households sue Global Metals & Mining for lack of compensation for displacement to pave way for mining

Author: George Singini, The Nation (Malawi)

"Kanyika mine in court" 4 September 2017...

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13 September 2017

Uganda: Oxfam urges fair compensation for locals who will be displaced for oil-pipeline construction

Author: Fred Ojambo, Bloomberg

"Oxfam Urges Fair Compensation for Ugandan Oil-Pipeline Land"...

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5 September 2017

Kenya: Community questions fresh coal mining plans due to environmental concerns & uncertainty about compensation

Author: Lydia Ngoolo, The Star (Kenya)

"Coal mining plan could be revived under Ngilu, resistance expected"...

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