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What kind of development is this?

Published by MAC on 2005-12-09

What kind of development is this?

9th December 2005

The world's largest diamond miner and trader - Anglo American/De Beers - seems to have buckled under pressure from Survival International and others, after a sustained campaign to get the company off the land of Botswana's Khoisan (Bushmen) - at least so long as the government is forcibly removing them. The company's announcement came a few days before Gana leader, Roy Sesana, received the prestigious "Right Livelihood Award" in Stockholm, where he employed stirring and moving language to encapsulate what his people have already lost, and still risk losing.

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