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Tanzanian ex-PM loses farm, accused by government of leaving land 'idle'

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tanzanian President John Magufuli has revoked ownership of a large farm belonging to former prime minister Frederick Sumaye, because he left it ‘idle’, a local government official said. The move comes just months after the east African nation embarked on a national campaign to seize land left undeveloped… Read More »

'Puppy farm capital' Ireland dogged by trafficking

DUBLIN: Illegal dog-breeding on an industrial scale has turned Ireland into the “puppy farm capital of Europe”, according to campaigners who say a recent crackdown is failing to curb the lucrative business. Thousands of puppies worth hundreds of euros each are shipped to British ports and then on to mainland Europe every year, many of… Read More »