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22 August 2017

Uganda: Mining companies should ensure "conflict-sensitive" investment to avoid fuelling tensions, urges report

A report by Saferworld urges mining companies to think through their investment decisions to avoid creating or fuelling existing tensions in communities where mining is taking place.

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4 August 2017

Dem. Rep. of Congo: African Commission issues landmark decision on 2004 Kilwa massacre - rebukes Anvil Mining for role in abuses by army

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5 January 2016

Gibe III Dam on Ethiopia’s Omo river causing hunger & conflict, says columnist

Author: Sandra Postel, National Geographic

"Dam on Ethiopia’s Omo River Causing Hunger and Conflict", 2 Dec 2015...

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16 October 2015

Kenya: Human Rights Watch report says dam construction & water-intensive agriculture could negatively impact Turkana people’s ability to access food, water & health

Human Rights Watch recently released a report titled “There is No Time Left”: Climate Change, Environmental Threats, and Human Rights in Turkana County, Kenya". The report says that climate change, in combination with Ethiopia's massive plan for dams,...

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14 September 2015

Kenya: New report urges oil companies to improve grievance mechanims to reduce tensions with locals in oil-rich Turkana

Cordaid has released a new report on community perceptions of oil exploration in Turkana county. The report calls for inclusive dialogue between local communities, government and oil companies to prevent further tensions and ensure sustainable...

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30 August 2015

South Sudan: Ordinary citizens have never benefited from oil revenue, says local leader

Author: Ann Garrison, San Francisco Bay View (USA)

"South Sudan: African Union commission says oil resources must benefit the people for lasting peace"...

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