Canada Expands Investment in Tanzania

Praising Tanzania as a model of progressive governance and an economic growth leader in Africa, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced on October 4th that Canada and Tanzania had reached an accord on a bilateral Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) during Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete’s first state visit to Canada. Canada has completed 13 […]

Is the Genie out of the bottle? The Environmental Protection lawsuit that may change the world

In a potentially precedent setting court case, four Nigerian farmers and Friends of the Earth Netherlands [Milieudefensie], an NGO, are suing Royal Dutch Shell, one of the largest multinationals in the world for environmental damage caused by oil spills. Shell, Nigeria’s largest producer of oil has dismissed the claims stating that domestic terrorism in the […]