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Southern Africa Resource Watch

Clôture de la 3ème Alternative Mining Indaba sur fond d’un plaidoyer

Plusieurs recommandations ont été formulées à cet effet, il s’agit de s’assurer du contrôle des substances minières, vulgariser le nouveau code minier, définir une vision minière claire, créer une bourse des valeurs, organiser une table ronde sur la filière du cobalt, organiser une table ronde sur le fonds minier et la prise en compte par le gouvernement du décret portant création et organisation du fonds minier….

A gift is a gift, says Glencore on $1.4bn DRC debt write-off — but US Dept of Justice is watching the mining giant

In July 2018 the US Department of Justice announced it was examining Glencore’s compliance with US laws on foreign corruption and money laundering. And in April 2019 the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced it was investigating whether Glencore and its subsidiaries may have violated certain provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act through corrupt practices…
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SARWatch and its partners visit First Quantum Minerals to assess its social corporate investment programme

SARWatch is undertaking a major investigation into the corporate social investment at Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi. Kansanshi Mine is subsidiary of First Quantum Minerals (FQM). This assessment will focus on the welfare of communities that live around the operations of First Quantum’s Kansanshi Mine at Solwezi. Between 15th and 17th April 2019, SARWatch took a…
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Lualaba : L’ONG SARW s’oppose à la présence des militaires pour garder l’entreprise Tenke Fungurume mining

L’ONG Observatoire des ressources en Afrique australe (SARW) se dit préoccupée du déploiement des Forces armées de la RDC (FARDC) pour garder le site de l’entreprise Tenke Fungurume Mining à Kisanfu. Dans un communiqué publié lundi 17 juin, son directeur des programmes, Georges Mokondu, redoute les dérapages de la part des militaires. « Nous ne voulons…
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Congo deploys army to protect China Moly’s copper mine from illegal miners

DAKAR, June 19 (Reuters) – Congo’s military has deployed hundreds of soldiers to protect a major copper and cobalt mine owned by China Molybdenum Co Ltd 603993.SS from illegal miners, an army spokesman said on Wednesday. The Tenke Fungurume mine is one of the largest in Democratic Republic of Congo, which is Africa’s leading copper…
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