Almost 41 million people speak about 128 different languages. Until now no uranium deposit was built, but the first is planned.

As is so often the case, money is one of the main reasons, because there will be 1600 new jobs through the mine and 5 million US Dollars revenue yearly. The grave environmental and health issues connected to opening a mine next to one of the most important natural reserves in the world are also being ignored here.


News & Activities on Tanzania

International Conference against uranium mining in Bahi

Tanzania Conference[01.10.2013] The international conference in Tanzania has started. Today, the activists are going to travel to Bahi, where mining companies  Mantra Ressource und Uranex have been reported doing test drills on the local Uranium deposits. Tomorrow, activists from all over the world will share thoughts, facts and opinions at the conference.


Uranium Mining: Impact on health and environment - Conference in Dar Es Salaam and Bahi, October 1st-6th

Tanzania Conference

The demand for uranium, the fuel for nuclear power plants and nuclear bombs, creates an apparent need for more mining operations. For this reason and because of insufficient local regulations, uranium-mining companies are increasingly focusing on African countries.


Statement re: Mkuju River Uranium Project and Selous Game Reserve Word Heritage site.

LogoClean2In July 2012, the World Heritage Committee, chaired by Ms. Mitrofanova from Russia, had made a decision to accept the application of the Government of Tanzania for a "minor boundary change" of World Heritage site Selous Game Reserve (SGR), in order to allow a uranium mining project, Mkuju River Project  to go ahead under conditions specified by the World Heritage Committee.


GEO on the Selous problem

A German article by GEO on the Selous problem: Uranabbau im Selousreservat?

LHRC urges protection of public from uranium hazards

Imelda-UrioThe Tanzanian government has been advised to put in place a policy, laws and regulations that show how the public, especially those living around uranium mining areas, will be protected against uranium hazards.




Tanzania launches probe on ‘uranium dust’ rumors

LogoClean2Tanzania has launched a special team of experts to work on rumors that Tanzanian farmers in northern part of the country are using uranium dust as pesticides to preserve cereals and agricultural produce...



Call for care in uranium exploration, extraction

uranium-mineGerman experts yesterday urged the government to exercise maximum care in uranium exploration and extraction to ensure the mineral does not affect people’s health.



Press Release Re: World Heritage Comittee Decision on Selous Game Reserve Boundary Changes

LogoClean2[30.07.2012] Elephants, Rhinos and the environment under threat from 60 million tons of radioactive waste as World Heritage Committee agrees boundary change that will allow uranium mining at the Tanzania Selous Game Reserve - a World Heritage site.