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Salala Rubber Company closes operations

Operations at one of Liberia’s major exporters of rubber, the Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC), have been paralyzed for days, because the workers are on a go slow action demanding permanent employment.

Acquittement général au procès Socfin-Hubert Fabri

La 11e chambre de la cour d'appel a acquitté ce matin l'homme d'affaires belge Hubert Fabri et ses sociétés Socficom et Socfinco, des entités de la puissante galaxie Socfin, qui règne sur la production de caoutchouc et d'huile de palme en Afrique et Asie du sud-est.

The village women taking on the palm oil giant

Award-winning Cameroonian journalist Madeleine Ngeunga and Fern’s Indra Van Gisbergen recently visited villages in the shadow of Socapalm’s oil palm plantations to see if the issues driving the dispute between locals and the company are being resolved.