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19 June 2017

East Africa: Initiative to phase out use of mercury in artisanal mining will reduce health & environmental hazards

Author: Kennedy Senelwa, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"East Africa leads efforts to cut use of mercury in mining"...

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Article
13 June 2017

Uganda: Cultural issues & lack of information deter women from benefiting from mining sector

Author: Josephine Nabaale, Oil in Uganda

"Culture hindering women involvement and benefits from mining"...

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Article
12 June 2017

Uganda: World Bank unfreezes road funds after govt. pledges to adhere to social safeguards, including protecting minors from sexual abuse by contractors

Author: George Kamau, The East African (Kenya)

"How Museveni got the World Bank to unfreeze road funds"...

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24 May 2017
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En mars 2016 le journal Le Monde révélait qu’une cimenterie du groupe LafargeHolcim en Ouganda s’approvisionnait dans des carrières de pouzzolane où travaillaient des enfants. Suite a ces révélations le groupe a décidé en janvier 2017 de cesser de s...

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23 May 2017

Uganda: LafargeHolcim urged to remediate for child labour in its subsidiary's supply chain; includes Hima Cement's response

A report by Bread for All & Twerwaneho Listeners' Club has called on LafargeHolcim to take responsibility for former child labourers who have been supplying raw materials to its Uganda subsidiary for over 10 years. In its response, Hima Cement has...

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Article
18 May 2017

Uganda: Chinese firm accused of land grabbing, compromising locals right to food; company denies allegations

Author: NTV (Uganda)

“Chinese firm accused of grabbing land in Mubende”...

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Article
18 May 2017

Uganda: NGO promotes use of alternatives to mercury in artisanal gold mining to reduce health risks

Author: Betty Obbo, National Association of Professional Environmentalists (Uganda)

"NAPE Promotes Alternative Methods of Extracting Gold from the ore without Mercury"...

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17 May 2017

LafargeHolcim's response to rejoinder

Author: LafargeHolcim

"LafargeHolcim's response to rejoinder"

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Article
11 May 2017

Uganda: LafargeHolcim urged to take responsibility for former child labourers supplying its subsidiary with raw materials

Author: Bread for All (Switzerland) & Twerwaneho Listeners' Club (Uganda)

"Child Labour in the Supply Chain of LafargeHolcim in Uganda: Unresolved Issues"...

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8 May 2017

Uganda: Activists call for an end to discrimination against women in mining sector

Author: Edward Ssekika, Oil in Uganda

"Address challenges faced by women in mining – MPs, activists ask government"...

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