“They came with large trucks with the army and the police, they rounded up our cattle, thousands of them, and took them to a compound, and then later on to Dar es Salaam. This was early 2016. We’ve lost cattle worth thousands of dollars, thousands. They reversed a car into three men and killed them. They burned down eight guest houses…”

Frank – not his real name – is in his fifties. He is a Maasai Parakuyo leader, and he speaks for about 500 people in his age group spread across a huge area of thousands of hectares in Tanzania. Different generations – and women – have different leaders: Parakuyo ...


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