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ITSCI 'surprised' by RMI's decision to drop the scheme from list

Mining Weekly 03 Nov 2022
... Congo, Rwanda, and Burundi for human rights abuses such as child labour and conflict financing.
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Responsible Minerals Initiative cuts ITSCI from approved traceability list

Mining Weekly 01 Nov 2022
ITSCI, which is run by the International Tin Association, is a private sector scheme monitoring tin, ...
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Hiding Behind A Mask of “Gentle Humanism”, Canada’s Prime Minister Sells Out His People to ...

GlobalResearch 20 Oct 2022
Trudeau’s government subsidizes these mining companies, blocked prosecution of a particularly corrupt one , and waited years to establish an ombudsperson who lacked any power to compel testimony from mining executives ... which opened up Rwanda’s economy—and Congo’s—to foreign mining interests.
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Melbourne brothel manager who prostituted 16-year-old girl avoids jail time

Yahoo Daily News 11 Oct 2022
A Melbourne brothel manager who pleaded guilty to selling a 16-year-old girl for sex has avoided jail time ... Li’s lack of prior criminal history and guilty plea for receiving payments for sexual services provided by a child contributed to his sentencing ... Chinese mine manager in Rwanda sentenced to 20 years in prison for whipping local workers ... ....
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Rwanda: Why Development Is Not Enough

OWP 02 Oct 2022
Kagame’s claim, “the future is digital,” mirrors his past attempts to anticipate new opportunities for Rwanda’s development ... Growth in Rwanda has come in many forms, including agriculture, entrepreneurship, mining, and tourism; Rwanda’s real GDP grew by more than 120% over the last two decades according to the World Bank.
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Miners' Body Recommit to Safeguard Environment

All Africa 25 Sep 2022
The New Times' Alice Kagina had an interview with Jean Malic Kalima, Chairman of Rwanda ...
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Explainer: What's Behind the Rising Conflict in Eastern DRC

Voa News 11 Aug 2022
Blinken also aims to ease smoldering tensions between the DRC and its neighbor Rwanda ... Rwanda has had its own deals with the DRC — including flying RwandAir routes and processing gold mined in Congo — but the Congolese government suspended all trade agreements in mid-June.
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Five killed during protests at UN mission in Congo

Irish Independent 27 Jul 2022
... of Congolese deaths, the United States has frozen security aid to Rwanda and is reviewing a further $145m (€143.2m) in aid.Mr Johnson’s administration, which has recently struck a deal to resettle asylum seekers in Rwanda, has remained relatively quiet on the issue.
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Explainer: What’s Behind the Rising Conflict in Eastern DRC?

Voa News 22 Jul 2022
Competition for resources and influence in DRC also has sharpened longstanding rivalries between Rwanda and Uganda ... Rwanda has had its own deals with the DRC — including flying RwandAir routes and processing gold mined in Congo —but the Congolese government suspended all trade agreements in mid-June.
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Zebras, giraffes … and a cycle race through the Maasai Mara

The Observer 30 Jun 2022
cycling ... “Cycling is a very Eurocentric sport,” says Mikel Delagrange, the prime mover behind the event ... Photograph. saltlakephoto.nl ... Last year, Delagrange set up the Amani team – eight men and four women from the top cycling clubs in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. “Amani has changed my life, but not just mine,” says Suleiman Kangangi, 33, a Kenyan cyclist.
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East African Community Agrees to Deploy Troops to Stabilize DRC

Voa News 21 Jun 2022
Weeks of fighting between DRC troops and rebels has raised tensions between the DRC and Rwanda. Congo accuses its neighbor of supporting the rebels, something Rwanda denies ... Kenya will lead the operation to pacify the region, which is home to dozens of rebel groups, some domestic, others with origins in Uganda and Rwanda.
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What is the latest conflict in the DR Congo about?

Al Jazeera 21 Jun 2022
The Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), Cooperative for the Development of Congo (CODECO), M23, and the Mai-Mai are among the most deadly in North Kivu and Ituri, two mining provinces there, bordering Rwanda and Uganda ... One Congolese soldier has been shot dead, leading to the DRC closing its border with Rwanda ... How is Rwanda involved?.
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East African Bloc Discusses Troop Deployment to Congo

Voa News 20 Jun 2022
The insecurity in the region is heightening tension between Congo and Rwanda. Congo accuses its neighbor of supporting the M23 rebel group, a claim denied by Rwanda. M23 has fought for years to control rich gold and platinum mines found in eastern Congo, where other rebel groups from Rwanda and Uganda are also active.

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