A Sure Bet to Overturn the Curse by Shaping Upstream Mining of Critical Minerals

Introduction Critical minerals are in particular demand for the transition to low-carbon and renewable energies to attain the goals of the Paris COP21 agreement. The energy transition is expected to…

Celebrating a Salient Revolution – Towards Black Economic Empowerment in South African Mining Law

ANAYLSIS Ange Dorine Irakoze 28 February 2022 The month of February is devoted to celebration of Black men and women who brawled for civil rights to establish social justice and…

Access to Mining Rights in South Africa: Laying the Foundation of the Principle of Informed Consent

ANALYSIS Ange-Dorine Irakoze The regime of mining ownership in the South African Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 2002 (MPRDA)[1] is founded on State’s custodianship rights. Under this custodianship, the…

Curbing Illicit Financial Flows for Realization of the Right to Development in Burundi

ANALYSIS Ange-Dorine Irakoze 23 December 2021 Illicit financial flows (IFFs) are an international concern since they are inimical to the right to development provided in the UDHR, ICCPR and ICSECR.…