Mountain Gorillas Nolonger Critically Endangered

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December 15, 2018
Mountain Gorillas Nolonger Critically Endangered

The steady increase of mountain gorilla population has made gorillas no longer critically endangered. Despite in the past when mountain gorillas were facing extinction, the rare species have slowly but steadily rebounded counting to over 1000 species. The International Union for conservation of nature based in Switzerland has therefore upgraded mountain gorillas from being “critically…

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ONOMO Hotel Chain Opens In Kigali

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December 7, 2018
ONOMO Hotel Chain Opens In Kigali

The Pan-African hotel group ONOMO has opened its doors in Rwanda’s capital Kigali to boost business tourism in Rwanda and in the region at large. The hotel premises are located in Kiyovu, Kigali city with easy access to the city center and Kigali International Airport. The hotel is a US $20million investment project seeking to…

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Congo Creates a New National Park For Gorillas & Elephants

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December 1, 2018
Congo Creates a New National Park For Gorillas & Elephants

As a rescue to the closed gorilla safaris to Virunga national park, Congo has created a new national park named Ogooue-Leteki with a sole purpose of sheltering gorillas and forest elephants. Virunga national park was closed for tourism in May 2018 following the kidnap of travelers and the killing of rangers in the park. Ogooue-Leketi…

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Conservation Efforts Help Mountain Gorillas To Thrive

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November 19, 2018
Conservation Efforts Help Mountain Gorillas To Thrive

The tourism fraternity in Uganda, Rwanda and Congo rejoice over the steady rebound of mountain gorilla population in the Virunga conservation area. As of 2018 gorilla census, the world shelters over 1000 mountain gorillas living in the Virunga Massif comprised of Virunga, Mgahinga gorilla & Volcanoes National Park While the remaining gorillas dwell in Bwindi…

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Rwanda Gorilla Safaris Decline After Price Hike

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November 1, 2018
Rwanda Gorilla Safaris Decline After Price Hike

If you have been following Rwanda tourism analytics, you should have realized a drop in the number of travelers to this land of a thousand years. Undeniably, Rwanda has lost a large number of travelers since May 2017 compared to the past years. The fall in Rwanda’s tourist arrivals is attributed to the double increment…

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