Tanzanians more cursed than blessed

In this opinion piece the author asks whose interests drive the government and politicians in Tanzania and who is at the heart of policy development and formulation when mining corporations enjoy a better relationship with politicians than their electorates do? He...

Barrick in trouble over Pascua Lama project

Huascoaltinos claim over Pascua Lama deemed admissible by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has acknowleged that the Chilean state may have committed violations of rights, enshrined in the American...

The Sun supports the Dongria Kondh, attacks Vedanta

Tribe’s fight to save their Pandora British tabloid The Sun has joined those comparing the story of James Cameron’s film Avatar to that of the Dongria Kondh people resisting London-based Vedanta Resources in the Niyamgiri Hills in the Indian state of...

London Mining plc condemned in Sierra Leone

NB There is no connection between London Mining plc and London Mining Network! National Advocacy Coalition on the Extractives (NACE), Sierra Leone MEDIA RELEASE Freetown, 4 March 2010 Dangerous draft mining contract about to be enacted, NACE warns A mining agreement...