Maasai clash with Tanzania in court over eviction from Serengeti


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Maasai clash with Tanzania in court over eviction from Serengeti
Reuters Africa
NAIROBI, June 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Maasai herders near Tanzania's famous Serengeti wildlife park have asked a regional court to stop the government intimidating witnesses supporting their legal bid to return to their ancestral land, a ...
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TRT World

Eviction of Maasai from Serengeti sparks controversy


TRT World
Eviction of Maasai from Serengeti sparks controversy
TRT World
Tanzania's government says it's relocating the Maasai tribe in order to protect its national parks. Locals say the eviction is to make way for a Dubai-based hunting company. Evicted tribe members are trying to survive in dire conditions with a lack of ...

 

4 years ago

DAWN.Com

Tanzania's Maasai face eviction threat


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Tanzania's Maasai face eviction threat
DAWN.com
DAR SALAAM: Tanzania will evict thousands of members of the Maasai community from their traditional lands if it goes ahead with plans to create a hunting park, campaigners claimed on Tuesday. Global activist group Avaaz alleged Tanzania had ambitions ...
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4 years ago

Aljazeera.Com

Tanzania's Maasai prefer death to eviction


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Tanzania's Maasai prefer death to eviction
Aljazeera.com
It's a familiar story, starring African land and outsized corporate appetites. It begins in 1992, when the Tanzanian government licensed Ortelo Business Corporation (OBC) - owned by a senior official of the United Arab Emirates government - to organise ...
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4 years ago

TheCitizen

Online global petition to stop Maasai eviction

A global civic organisation, Avaaz, says it will mobilise two million people to sign an online petition against a reported plan by the government to evict more than 40,000 Maasai people from their land in Loliondo in order to give it way to a hunting company owned a royal family in Dubai.

 

2 years ago

AllAfrica.Com

Tanzania: Mbowe Eviction Legally Okay, High Court Decides


Tanzania: Mbowe Eviction Legally Okay, High Court Decides
AllAfrica.com
Dar es Salaam — The High Court (Land Division) has dismissed an application by Chadema chairman Freeman Mbowe in which he opposed being removed from a city centre NHC building. Judge Sivangilwa Mwangesi reached the decision yesterday after ...

 

1 year ago

AllAfrica.Com

Tanzania: Ngorongoro Eviction Victims Now Pondering Court Option


Tanzania: Ngorongoro Eviction Victims Now Pondering Court Option
AllAfrica.com
Dar es Salaam — Residents from 14 villages in Ngorongoro are considering going to court to challenge their eviction in Loliondo division. The Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) national coordinator, Onesmo Olengurumwa told The ...

 

4 years ago

TheCitizen

Maasai eviction plan is big lie, JK affirms on Tweeter

>President Jakaya Kikwete has refuted claims that his government was planning to evict 40,000 Maasai community members from their land in Loliondo to pave the way for luxury hunting.

 

1 year ago

Xinhua

Tanzanian minister suspends eviction of Maasai communities from disputed land


Tanzanian minister suspends eviction of Maasai communities from disputed land
Xinhua
DAR ES SALAAM, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism Hamisi Kigwangalla on Friday ordered authorities in Ngorongoro district to suspend the forceful eviction of Maasai communities from the disputed 1,500 square ...

 

2 years ago

TheCitizen

Mbowe eviction legally okay, High Court decides

The High Court (Land Division) has dismissed an application by Chadema chairman Freeman Mbowe in which he opposed being removed from a city centre NHC building.

 

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