Cross-Border Cattle Disputes Cause Strain for Kenya, Tanzania

Diplomatic relations between Kenya and Tanzania have been strained over the seizure and sale of cattle belonging to Kenyan Maasai herders, and Tanzania is in the process of auctioning another batch of cattle for crossing into Mount Kilimanjaro National Park in search of pasture.



Authorities have seized more than 10,000 head of cattle that had strayed into Tanzania from Uganda and Rwanda.

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