25 Aug 2011 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: KARONGA LOCALS TAKE ON URANIUM MINERS...

A community task team from Malawi’s northern region district of Karonga has petitioned government for access to information that will enable them to effectively monitor mining activities in the area for compliance with fundamental human rights and labour standards. They…

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13 Dec 2010 Staff Writer
PRESS RELEASE: ZIMBABWE’S DIRTY DIAMONDS: TIME FOR RECLAMATION TO COME CLEAN...

Johannesburg – With Zimbabwe’s diamond industry still shrouded in secrecy, the Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW) and three Zimbabweans have petitioned South Africa’s New Reclamation Group for access to information that will shed some much-needed light on its controversial mining…

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22 Oct 2010 Staff Writer
TRANSPARENCY, ACCOUNTABLITY NEEDED IN MINING SECTOR...

“Transparency and accountability are essential elements for effective management of natural resources for poverty reduction, economic growth and sustainable development. In Zimbabwe, the government and private companies should be obliged by law to disclose, publish and subject to public scrutiny…

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17 Sep 2010 Staff Writer
DRAFT UN REPORT – PAVING THE WAY FOR JUSTICE IN THE DRC...

The leaked United Nations Mapping Report documenting  a decade of violence in the DRC has caused quite a stir. The report documents atrocities committed by various armed groups in the country, it also alleges that Rwandan forces systematically killed Hutu refugees that fled the DRC in the aftermath of…

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21 Jul 2010 Staff Writer
VIDEO: HOW CIVIL SOCIETY STOPPED AN ARMS SHIPMENT BOUND FOR ZIMBABWE...

Watch a short film on civil society’s campaign to stop a shipment of arms to Zimbabwe in the wake of the bloody 2008 elections here: http://www.youtube.com/salcvideo  

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26 May 2010 Staff Writer
M&G in court for report on Zim elections with counsel criticising the presi...

“The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple”. Coined by Oscar Wilde these words promptly comes to mind on following the arguments before Acting Judge Stanley Sapire at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Judgement was reserved on 25 May following the presentations…

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