Posted by: Bob Payne | August 1, 2011

Tanzania: PM Defends Mining in Selous Game Reserve

The Prime Minister, Mr Mizengo Pinda, has defended the decision by the government to allow mining activities within the Selous Game Reserve, saying the move has not violated the country’s laws. However, the premier was quick to note that the United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) world heritage committee, was still reluctant to allow doing so.

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