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Lockdown debt leads to Kenya safari cash-grab

24 January 2024

3:30 AM

24 January 2024

3:30 AM

A High Court battle will take place in Kenya on February 7, as safari operators and Kenyan officials clash over the more-than-doubling of conservation levies.

The daily charges – which foreign visitors have to pay to enter or stay in a game reserve – have been increased across the country, as the East African powerhouse struggles following years of Covid lockdowns, travel restrictions, and rising inflation.

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