Kibaki urged to stop road via Serengeti Park

Published on 15/06/2011 in the Standard By Kipchumba Kemei President Kibaki has been asked to engage his Tanzania counterpart Jakaya Kikwete to stop plans to build a road through Serengeti National Park. Tourism stakeholders say the road from Dar-es Salaam…Read More

Tanzania conservation breaking news – The corridor of destruction from the coast to the lake

THE CORRIDOR OF DESTRUCTION – FROM THE COAST TO THE LAKE A fuller picture is starting to emerge about the extent of the Tanzanian government’s plans to ‘modernize’ the country on the fast track, after looking at seemingly unrelated but upon closer review very…Read More

Stung by criticism, Tanzania president lays into tourism ministry

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN April 01, 2011 During the customary post-election visit to all the government ministries, Tanzania President Kikwete on Wednesday visited the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism. According to reports, the ministry was then…Read More

Join Us for the International Serengeti Day March 19th 2011

Ref: Invitation to celebrate the Serengeti–Mara ecosystem – a unique world heritage! The Ecotourism Society of Kenya (EK) and Youth for Conservation (YfC) invite You to the first ever World Serengeti Day celebrations to be held worldwide on Saturday 19th…Read More

Fate of Lake Natron soda ash project to be known soon

We suspect that the building of the road through Serengeti is linked to the Proposed soda ash mining at L. Natron that was stopped by environmental lobbyists, of whom Youth for Conservation was part of, about two years ago. This issue is being reviewed again…Read More

Kikwete says no plans to ‘kill’ Serengeti

By DAILY NEWS Reporter, 9th February 2011 THE Government has reassured the international community that Tanzania will never take any decision that may irresponsibly destroy the Serengeti National Park. However, the Government has reiterated its commitment…Read More

LATEST: Tanzania Moving ahead with the Serengeti Road

This is a press release from the Tanzanian government indicating that they are still going ahead with the road based on reasons they have stated to the World Bank. With this determination by both the government and conservationists on their positions are…Read More
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