November 17, 2016
Southern Africa:Phosphate Mining Firms Set Sights On Southern Africa's Sea Floor
A persistent fear of diminishing phosphorus reserves has pushed mining companies to search far and wide for new sources. Companies identified phosphate deposits on the ocean floor… Read more »
September 27, 2016
Malawi:Unregulated Promotion of Mining Brings Hazards and Hardships
Nagomba E. is no longer young; her hip is giving her trouble and her back is stooped from years of bending over her corn and rice fields. Yet every morning, at the crack of dawn,… Read more »
May 19, 2016
Africa:Will Canada Recognise Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Developing Countries Too?
While Canada's long-awaited support for the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples brought hope and celebration last week, it's not yet clear whether the rights of… Read more »
November 25, 2015
Tanzania:From Darkness to Light - How Miners Were Rescued After 41 Days
The five artisanal miners who narrowly escaped death last week after a 41-day ordeal in a collapsed gold mine in northern Tanzania called their experience a living hell. They went… Read more »
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