Report: Corporate tax dodging costs Zambia $3billion a year

Report: Corporate tax dodging costs Zambia $3billion a year

Zambia is losing $3 billion a year from corporate tax dodging according to a new report launched by War on Want. The sum is equivalent to nearly twice Zambia’s spending on health and education. ‘Extracting Minerals, extracting Wealth: How Zambia is losing $3 billion a year from corporate tax dodging...

Mining on Top Africa: London Summit Disrupted

Mining on Top Africa: London Summit Disrupted

Yesterday members of UK civil society held an action in central London to challenge the Mining On Top Africa: London Summit. Two of us managed to get into the conference cocktail reception and hand a UK-African Civil Society letter to a senior member of SNL Metals and Mining- the conference’s main...

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...

Glencore? No More! London protestors call for end to Glencore’s mining abuses in the Philippines and worldwide

Glencore? No More! London protestors call for end to Glencore’s mining abuses in the Philippines and worldwide

Today protesters gathered outside commodities and mining giant Glencore Xstrata’s London offices to call for an end to the company’s anti-people, anti-environment practices in the Philippines and worldwide. Organised by the Campaign for Human Rights in the Philippines, War on Want and PIPLinks, the protest was timed to coincide with...