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So. Africa: Mineral Governance Barometer for Southern Africa launched; pilot study reviews mining regulations in 10 countries
Author: Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa & Southern Africa Resource Watch (South Africa)
This pilot study provides a barometer of mineral governance in ten Southern African countries: Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The barometer takes...
Author: Nicholas Hildyard, Corner House, published by Manchester Univ. Press (UK)
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Africa: Fair global tax rules needed to combat corporate tax evasion, mobilise development revenue, says analyst
Author: Sipho Mthathi, Oxfam So. Africa in allAfrica
'Africa: A journey toward an African tax renaissance', 2 Jun 2015: [How can] Africa…a continent so rich in natural resources be so poor? Economic growth is predicted to increase…[h]owever…public coffers…[strain to provide] public services like health;...
So. Africa: Commission for occupational diseases partners with mine companies, trade unions to compensate mine workers affected by silicosis and TB
Author: Tamar Kahn, Business Day (So. Africa)
'Miner's health claims get breath of fresh air', 1 Jun 2015: The team brought in by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi to turn around the Compensation Commission for Occupational Diseases (CCOD) appears to be making its mark…The CCOD is responsible for...
Author: Gus Greenstein, International Rivers
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