The Tanzanian government had planned to lease the 1,500 square kilometers of Maasai ancestral land to Otterlo Business Corporation, which a group of Dubai royal families own, according to petitioners. But after evictions in 2009, 2013 and 2017, the Maasai sought legal recourse, reports Charles Wachira.
Pressure from the United States is going to ensure that the only realistic outcome of negotiations is continued Moroccan control of Western Sahara. All parties involved in the conflict are readying for battle. Far from peace, the Abraham Accords are going to accelerate a return to war in this part of Africa, writes Vijay Prashad.