Loggers invade water catchment area as settlers’ eviction looms

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Camps de déplacés Kikuyu dans le district de Molo. Ces habitants ont fui la forêt de Mau suite à un conflit avec l’ethnie des Kalenjin – KENYA © AFP PHOTO/Tony KARUMBA

Hundreds of new settlers are trooping into the controversial Mau Forest every day in a last attempt to cut down trees for timber and firewood as Government evictions loom.

This is worrying the National Environment Management Authority (Nema), the environmental watchdog which is being accused of being slow in dealing with the Mau issue

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