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10 October 2017
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Author: Peter von Hartlieb-Wallthor (EnergieAgentur NRW), Dr. Herwig Marbler (DERA)

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Report
7 May 2017

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...

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18 July 2016

New book calls infrastructure investments in Global South "licensed larceny"

Author: Nicholas Hildyard, Corner House, published by Manchester Univ. Press (UK)

"Licensed larceny: Infrastructure, financial extraction and the global South", June 2016...

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19 October 2015
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Author: Organisation internationale du Travail

« Protéger les droits des femmes enceintes au travail au Lesotho », 17 septembre 2015...

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Article
2 June 2015

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;...

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1 June 2015

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...

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5 March 2015

Lesotho: Communities complain of impoverishment following re-settlement by World Bank dam scheme

Author: Gus Greenstein, International Rivers

'World Bank dams leave Lesotho in the dust', 5 March 2015: The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) was one of the World Bank's biggest African dam schemes, and the Bank took special pains with project resettlement. Despite…this…poverty has...

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Company response
10 December 2014

Walmart response

Author: Walmart

We have a focus on positively impacting our global supply chain, and we care about the men and women who work in it.  As you may know, Walmart is a founding member of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety,  which launched the Bangladesh Worker...

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Company response
14 April 2014

Response by Netcare: re concerns that Lesotho hospital drains country's health budget

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20 February 2014

Amnesty International documents: Lesotho

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