Geographical focus

Date: February 21st 2016
Source: / The Citizen


Land disputes involving farmers, pastoralists and investors have been plaguing Tanzania for years.

Cases are numerous in land tribunals and even the High Court. So serious are such misunderstandings that people have been killed or injured, livestock wounded, homes set alight, farms destroyed and hostilities lingered.


By: Aaron Maasho
Date: February 22nd 2016
Source: Mail Online / Reuters

ADDIS ABABA, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Ethiopia continues to crack down on demonstrators in its vast Oromiya region some four months after protests began over plans to develop an economic zone on what is now farmland around the capital, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.