We're Going Ahead with Hydroelectric Project, Tanzania Tells UN
The Stiegler's Gorge hydroelectric project in the Selous Game Reserve has triggered heated debate, with ecologists opposing it. But during a meeting of Unesco's World Heritage Committee in Poland last week, a government delegation said the country would go ahead with the scheme.
Daily News, 29 June 2017
President John Magufuli yesterday dismissed as groundless criticisms against the eagerly awaited Stiegler's Gorge Hydropower project, saying the mega scheme will cover only three… Read more »
Nation, 28 June 2017
Tanzania's President John Magufuli Tuesday met with a team of experts to discuss the building of a hydroelectric power dam at Stiegler's Gorge in Selous Game Reserve, despite… Read more »
Ecologists are up in arms, opposing the envisaged power project, which they say will subject the world heritage site to irreversible damage but the Tanzanian president has said the ... Read more »