AFRICA: Like Fulanis, Kenyan Herdsmen attack and burn down safari lodge in Laikipia

Kenyan herdsmen

Kenyan herdsmen have looted and burned down an exclusive safari lodge owned by an Italian-born socialite and best-selling author who was portrayed by Kim Basinger in the movie of her life story. Armed herders reportedly raided the Mukutan Retreat owned by Kuki Gallmann, 73, on Wednesday and destroyed three buildings at the £525-a-night lodge. Ms Gallmann is best known internationally […]

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Fulani Herdsmen: ECOWAS to take over Development of Fouta Djallon Highlands to stem climate issues

fulani herdsmen

The Rampaging Fulani Herdsmen in Ghana and Nigeria were historically from the Highlands of Guinea and with the Climatic affect on grassland they  have become a nightmare to most farming communities in West AFRICA. To this end Ecowas is seeking to restore the source of the Major Rivers in West AFRICA  as a way of managing the environment and its […]

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The Mundari: The tribe dying for their cows

South Sudan is the world’s youngest country, and it has witnessed immense change since gaining independence in 2011. The promise of peace has given way to civil war, and tribal rifts continue to run deep, permeating political affairs. Over two million people have been displaced according to the UN, and tens of thousands killed. Amid the tumult is the Mundari, […]

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Nigeria bets on Yankari elephants and warm springs to lure tourists

A luxury safari is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when potential tourists think of Nigeria but that’s exactly what Yankari Game Reserve is hoping to change. In Africa’s largest economy, suffering from the collapse in global oil prices, tourism is being touted as a panacea to slow growth and a depreciating naira. Share our story:

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Fulani Rampage continues in Ghana as govt. sends 50 soldiers in Afram Plains to evict herdsmen

By: Godwin A. Allotey About 50 military personnel have been deployed to Kwahu Afram Plains in the Eastern Region, to help flush out nomadic herdsmen whose activities are causing havoc in the area. The military personnel, who will be in the area for about a month, will complement the efforts of traditional authorities in their quest to fight the Fulani menace. This […]

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