Illegal logging and poverty fuel local tensions in southern Senegal

In the early hours of 6 April 2018 Mustapha Gueye awoke to the buzz of a chainsaw outside his home in Sam Yero Gueye, a small village in the scrublands of Kolda Region on the Senegalese border with Gambia. Mustapha got up to investigate; 300 metres outside his village he was ambushed by loggers who … Meer lezen over Illegal logging and poverty fuel local tensions in southern Senegal