Since 2017, an ongoing civil war between Anglophone Cameroonians and the Francophone government has led to increasing ethnic tensions and strife. The civil conflict has consequently contributed to the displacement and loss of livelihood of pastoralist Mbororo, an indigenous group who reside throughout Cameroon and its neighboring countries.
Despite having been present in Uganda for over a century, Maragoli people are not recognized in the Ugandan constitution. They have been at risk of statelessness since 2015, when the National Identification and Registration Authority issued identification cards only to recognized “tribes”. Without identification cards, the Maragoli are unable to access education, healthcare, financial services,…
Evictions of Mursi and other indigenous peoples in Omo and Nechisar National Parks, Ethiopia. Photo Credit: Anne Steinbach Clemens Sehi
Indigenous Baka face violence and precarious conditions from conservation, mining, logging, and rubber plantations.
A fossil fuel company secured a deal to drill in search of a petroleum system in the Kavango Basin, posing a threat to San in the area.
Batwa communities were forcefully removed from their land in Kahuzi-Biega National Park (PNKB) without further accommodations.
One of the world’s last and most ancient hunter-gatherer societies struggle for survival in northern Tanzania.
The Baka people in the Congo Basin are fighting to remain in and preserve the forests.