THE MULTILERAL Investment Guarantee Agency, (MIGA), of the World Bank has dismissed claims that the Barrick Gold Corporation, of Canada, and the Tanzanian government were implicated in the alleged deaths of miners during an official operation to fill unsafe mine shafts in 1996.

MIGA, which encourages foreign direct investment into developing countries by providing political risk insurance, has rejected "so-called new evidence" brought forward by the Lawyers' Environmental Action Team.

This group had produced a Swahili ...

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