Rwanda’s Gorilla Habitat shrinking as Gorilla Number Grow

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September 23, 2017
Rwanda’s Gorilla Habitat shrinking as Gorilla Number Grow

In nearly 50 years down the conservation road initiated by American primatologist Dian Fossey in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, the mountain gorilla species which where at the brink of extinction, today have seen the numbers doubling from just about 240 gorillas a figure got from a census conducted around the time of Dian Fossey to…

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Rwanda to Celebrate the International Day of Peace

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September 21, 2017
Rwanda to Celebrate the International Day of Peace

23 years down the peace road, the government of Rwanda and the Never Again Rwanda (NAR) have made a significant strides in peace-building in the country that today Rwanda is one of the most peaceful countries to visit in Africa. Rwanda joins the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of Peace (IDP)…

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Rwanda to Expand Volcanoes National Park

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August 28, 2017
Rwanda to Expand Volcanoes National Park

Gorilla tourism in Rwanda is a true successful conservation story, a dream of passion initiated by Dian Fossey a famous American primatologist who foresaw that making mountain gorillas a tourism object would protect the lives of mountain gorillas and promote their sustainability. As such there has been a notably steady increase in the number of…

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Gorilla Safaris in Bwindi Forest National Park

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July 19, 2017
Gorilla Safaris in Bwindi Forest National Park

Gorillas in Uganda can be watched in Bwindi impenetrable national park and it takes one long day of driving to reach from Entebbe. Alternatively to cut the distance, one can opt to track the bwindi gorillas from Rwanda crossing to Kisoro via the Cyanika border only 1 – 2 hours drive. From Kigali the shortest…

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Kwita Izina a benefit for the Community

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July 4, 2017
Kwita Izina a benefit for the Community

This year at the Kwita Iziina – also called the gorilla naming ceremony of Rwanda, 13 baby gorillas will be named.The 12 year old gorilla naming ritual was started in 2005 by the Rwanda Development Board as means of creating awareness of mountain gorilla conservation in Rwanda and recognizing the collective efforts of the local…

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