Case Studies: Is Mining really ‘on top’ in Africa?

Case Studies: Is Mining really ‘on top’ in Africa?

These case studies, shared by members of African civil society and their allies, offer an insight into the many grave social and ecological issues caused by large-scale mining in Africa and the failure of companies to adequately address these. In terms of reflecting the full scale of these problems in...

Corporate Social Investment in South Africa: A view from the inside

Corporate Social Investment in South Africa: A view from the inside

Corporate Social Investment in South Africa: a view from the inside   Juliana Thornton   “We must remember the history of mining in South Africa, of cheap black labour, racism and exploitation. This is the model for the rest of Africa too.” Reverend Dr Jo Seoka – Anglican Bishop of...

PRESS RELEASE: African Civil Society Challenges London Mining Conference

PRESS RELEASE: African Civil Society Challenges London Mining Conference

  Thursday 25th June 2015: For immediate release   PRESS RELEASE   African Civil Society Challenges London Conference and Asks: “Is Mining Really ‘On Top’ in Africa?”   Today civil society groups from Africa and their allies in the UK submitted an open letter to the organisers and delegates of...