This video about Ghana is called Glitter or Gloom? Mining West Africa’s ‘Gold Coast’.
Canadian mining companies — global land grabs, displacement and grassroot resistance: here.
Julio Godoy, Inter Press Service: “Wikileaks cables have revealed a disturbing development in the African uranium mining industry: abysmal safety and security standards in the mines, nuclear research centres, and border customs are enabling international companies to exploit the mines and smuggle dangerous radioactive material across continents. The Wikileaks cables reveal that US diplomats posted in a number of African countries – the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Tanzania, Niger, and Burundi, among others – have had direct knowledge of the poor safety and security standards in these countries’ uranium and nuclear facilities”: here.