Over 260 organisations call on banks not to finance Total’s East African Crude Oil Pipeline With a final investment decision nearing, African and International organisations warn banks against joining $2.5 billion loan for a “manifestly irresponsible” project On the 1st of March 2021, 263 community and not-for-profit organisations from around the world urged the CEOs… Read More
What happened when Chad found oil? : “Quel Souvenir” A Documentary
What happened when Chad found oil?: “Quel Souvenir”, a new documentary The objective of oil companies is not to be socially-responsible – that costs money; it is to make as much money as possible. It’s the government’s job to be socially-responsible, and to ensure that oil companies adhere to practices that don’t harm anyone. This… Read More
Lake Edward Missing Fish?
Cameroon Missing Fish Christiane Badgley, for the Pulitzer Center Source: Pulitzer Center Fishing in Kribi isn’t what it used to be. There are certainly multiple reasons for the decline in fish stock, but everyone here singles out the pipeline as the main culprit. The pipeline cuts right through the middle of the coastal village of… Read More