Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organized criminal networks involved
A prominent Chinese businesswoman dubbed the “Ivory Queen” was
“As a result of the work of a special task force launched in 2016 to fight wildlife poaching,
The number of rhinos, an endangered species, had increased from just 15 to 167 over the past four years, it said.
The presidency did not immediately respond to calls seeking comment.
Demand for ivory from Asian
The presidency said revenues from tourism were $2.5 billion last year, up from $1.9 billion in 2015.