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Thousands of Tanzanian Masai Evicted From Ancestral Land by Arabs

The Tanzanian government has ordered thousands of Masai tribesmen to abandon traditional grazing lands to make way for a conservation site.

But the Maasai are refusing to leave their ancestral land. They say the real reason they are being forced out is to give a Dubai-based hunting company exclusive access.
Wildlife Instead, the hunting company, says that it will bring clients in for a six-month season and the Maasai can graze their cattle out of season. However, researchers say that the livestock are a part of the area’s ecosystem.

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  1. Kon Swaby says:

    So it's not the Arabs…It's the Tanzanian government …shame displacing people for monetary gain, that's very African!

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