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  • The Washington Post

    By Rodney Muhumuza | AP

    KAMPALA, Uganda—Tens of thousands of Tanzania’s ethnic Maasai people are homeless after the government burned their houses to keep the savannah open for tourism benefiting two foreign safari companies, a U.S.-based group charged Thursday.

    Villagers in northern Tanzania’s Loliondo area, near the Ngorongoro...

  • Chicago Tribune

    Rodney Muhumuza Associated Press

    Tens of thousands of Tanzania's ethnic Maasai people are homeless after the government burned their houses to keep the savannah open for tourism benefiting two foreign safari companies, a U.S.-based group charged Thursday.

    Villagers in northern Tanzania's Loliondo area, near...

  • BBC

    Sammy Awami

    A new report accuses the Tanzanian government and some foreign safari companies of a series of human rights abuses against the indigenous Maasai people.

    The report, released today by independent policy think tank, the Oakland Institute, details cases of arrests, evictions and beatings of Maasai people.

    The Maasai...

  • The New York Times

    KAMPALA, Uganda — Tens of thousands of Tanzania's ethnic Maasai people are homeless after the government burned their houses to keep the savannah open for tourism benefiting two foreign safari companies, a U.S.-based policy think tank charged Thursday.

    Villagers in northern Tanzania's Loliondo area, near the Ngorongoro Crater tourism...

  • Norway News

    Oakland, CA—On February 14, 2018, Mr. Okello Akway Ochalla, an indigenous Anuak leader, Norwegian citizen, and the former Governor of the Gambella region of Ethiopia, was released after being held as a prisoner on trumped up charges in an Ethiopian jail for nearly four years.

  • World Rainforest Movement

    Green Resources – a Norwegian tree plantation, carbon offset, wood products, and renewable energy company – champion themselves as a good corporate citizen. They claim to have planted more trees in Africa than any other private company in the last ten years, and to have invested over 125 million US dollars in tree planting, as well as providing...

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