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24 October 2017

So. Africa's Standard Bank will not finance Kenya coal project opposed by activists due to potential negative impacts

Author: Save Lamu Campaign, in Greenpeace Africa (So. Africa)

"Standard Bank Sets The Record Straight on Financing Lamu"...

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8 May 2017

South African banks fund mining projects in southern Africa that raise issues over social, environmental, human rights impacts, says new report

Southern Africa Resource Watch, in announcing its report, South African Banks Footprint in SADC Mining Projects, said:...

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28 April 2017

Standard Bank response

Author: Standard Bank (South Africa)

In general, it is a well-balanced report, but we question some of the results and the conclusion. The results based analysis is based on exceptions, rather than the norm. From this, conclusions are then drawn around implementation. This demonstrates a...

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15 February 2017
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29 August 2016

Protesters against Bidco's alleged land grab in Uganda picket outside company's financiers' offices in London; Bidco comments

Author: Samuel Nabwiiso, East African Business Week (Uganda)

"Bidco fends off protestors over palm oil"...

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29 October 2015
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Author: Organisation internationale du Travail

« Onze grandes entreprises vont promouvoir l'insertion des personnes handicapées au travail », 28 octobre 2015...

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18 September 2015

Kenya: Kinangop Wind Park project stopped after row with locals over compensation for displacement

Author: David Herbling, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Sh15bn Kinangop wind park halted as land protests swirl"...

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2 September 2015

Africa: Academic urges economic justice actors to fight both illegal and licit financial flows, adopt more nuanced approach

Author: Patrick Bond, University of Kwazulu Natal in Pambazuka News (Africa)

'Retreat of foreign investment from Africa means less looting', 2 Sep 2015:…[A] Zimbabwe NGO conference…was dedicated to fighting illegal capital flight from across the African continent…[Will] the region’s…economic-justice NGOs take the next step and...

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16 April 2015

So. Africa: Foreign-owned shops targeted in new wave of violent, xenophobic attacks

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16 July 2014

ActionAid report says intl. aid & public policies facilitate corporate land grabs, leaving farmers impoverished & vulnerable

We invited the following companies mentioned in the report in the context of allegations to respond:...

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