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Trafigura settles over Ivory Coast toxic waste claims

Oil-trading company Trafigura has agreed to pay 30 million pounds to victims of toxic waste dumped in Ivory Coast in an out-of-court settlement, a spokesman for the firm said Sunday. The agreement with British lawyers Leigh Day and Company, who

Pollution trial opens in Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN (AFP) – The trial opened in Ivory Coast on Monday of 12 people charged with involvement in a 2006 toxic waste scandal which killed 17 Ivorians and poisoned thousands. Nine of the 12 were in court to face a