What you didn’t know about Africa’s mountain gorillas

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November 27, 2015
What you didn’t know about Africa’s mountain gorillas

Mountain gorillas are apes under the primates’ family that inhabit the forested Virunga Mountains in northwestern Rwanda, southeastern democratic republic of Congo and south western Uganda and those of Bwindi impenetrable forest. Mountain gorillas are very endangered species with only 900 of them estimated to be remaining on earth and they can only be viewed…

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Rwanda Gorilla Tours a successful story of Gorilla Conservation in Rwanda

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October 14, 2015
Rwanda Gorilla Tours a successful story of Gorilla Conservation in Rwanda

Mountain gorillas are the leading tourist attractions to Rwanda and have played a major role in contributing to the country’s foreign exchange, increasing the incomes of the local people directly involved in the activity for example guides, porters and trackers and most importantly ensuring tourists experiences and realization of their money value especially after the…

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The 2015 Kwita Izina to Accredit the role of local Communities

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September 4, 2015
The 2015 Kwita Izina to Accredit the role of local Communities

The long awaited Kwita Izina is finally here on Saturday 5th 2015, the friends and people of the land of a thousand hills will gathering in Musanza district at the foot hill of the Virunga Volcanic mountains, situated north of the country. This year marks 11 years of the gorilla naming ceremony which will see…

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1 day short Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

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July 17, 2015
1 day short Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

A short gorilla trek to the Volcanoes national park is a trip option for tourists on a busy schedule maybe attending a workshop in Kigali, seminar, business meeting but very much interested in meeting mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Make sure not to miss out on a Kigali city tour before your gorilla trek…

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The Secret behind Rwanda’s tourism success

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June 3, 2015

This is a very important question that many African tourism designations should ask, and hence borrow a leaf from Rwanda’s success story with regards to her fast tourism growth. Comparing the nature of tourism of Rwanda’s neighbors – Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and free falling Burundi, where tourism has been all but wiped out as a…

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Looking back at the 15 Years Of “Kagamecracy” in Rwanda

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April 29, 2015
Looking back at the 15 Years Of “Kagamecracy” in Rwanda

On April 22 2000, at 11.45am local Rwandan time; president Paul Kagame took oath of presidential office at Amahoro National Stadium in Kigali. Paul Kagame then had been Rwanda’s vice president, now as president ushered in a period of groundbreaking rebirth that today has placed Rwanda among the new ‘African tigers’. The country marks this…

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Top Tips for your Gorilla Trekking Excursion in Rwanda

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April 15, 2015

Planning to travel to Africa for gorilla trekking, Rwanda’s Volcano National Park is the best choice to go; to visit the endangered mountain gorillas in Africa. It is the oldest national park on the continent and has an excellent trekking system in place, which balances the curious tourist alongside the critical protection needs of mountain…

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The Cyanika border is a very important key for tourism Uganda & Rwanda

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March 5, 2015
The Cyanika border is a very important key for tourism Uganda & Rwanda

The Cyanika border is the crossing point into Uganda from Rwanda and vice verser therefore a key determinant to the growth of tourism between the two countries. Though not known to so many people but to the neighboring communities, the Cyanika border connects two major tourism areas in Eastern Africa. On the Ugandan side, it…

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Efforts to Preserve Natural Resources in Rwanda so as to balance with Population

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February 20, 2015

The land of a thousand hills suffered series of massive deforestation, depletion of bio-diversity, erosion, landslides, pollution of waterways and degradation of fragile ecosystems such as swamps and wetlands. This is because; the country is small on size yet having a growing population. For the government to control the situation, it has implemented control policies…

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The Virunga massif

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January 21, 2015
The Virunga massif

A massif is a geological word that is used to refer to a section of the planet’s crust that is demarcated by faults or flexures. It is a topographically high part of the earth’s crust that is bounded by faults and may be shifted by tectonic movements. The Virunga massif in this case, refers to…

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Kigali Memorial site –Gisozi Genocide Memorial

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November 25, 2014

The Gisozi Genocide site located in Kigali the capital city is Rwanda set up in memory of the manslaughter which took place in 1994. This place tells the horrific story of the massacre of millions of Rwandan locals population, which took place when the country turned on itself over 20 years ago in 1994. The…

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