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Rwanda gorilla family migrates to Uganda: National park leaders should take heed
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Rwanda gorilla family migrates to Uganda: National park leaders should take heed

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- October 19, 2019

According to sources in the Virunga conservation area, 20 gorillas from the Hirwa family crossed over to  Mt. Mgahinga Gorilla ... Read More

All About Mountain Gorilla Trekking – Guide, Tips To Trek Gorillas
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All About Mountain Gorilla Trekking – Guide, Tips To Trek Gorillas

editor editor- September 23, 2019

Nowadays treks to see mountain gorillas have undeniable become the world’s most done tourist adventure, a dream come true and ... Read More

World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member
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World Fusion Tours: African Tourism Board’s newest member

editor editor- June 10, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) welcomed World Fusion Tours as its newest member. The Kigali-based tour operator recently won the ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean
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World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

mm Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of ... Read More

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board
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Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2019

Uganda is the latest country joining the African Tourism Board as a member. For Ugandans welcoming all nationalities is an ... Read More

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park
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D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a protected ... Read More

“An inspirational story”:  Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018
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“An inspirational story”: Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

The Travel & Tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13.8% last year – one of the fastest rates in the ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police
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“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of ... Read More

Uganda makes top 3: Must Photograph for 2019
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Uganda makes top 3: Must Photograph for 2019

mm Alain St.Ange- January 22, 2019

A global survey of Facebook posts, commissioned by Huawei on the occasion of launching their latest smart phone, brought about ... Read More

Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO
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Uganda Tourism Board searching for a new CEO

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- December 18, 2018

Uganda Tourism Board CEO job is up for grabs as Stephen Asiimwe bows out after four years at the helm. Read More

Rwanda celebrates the birth of 19 baby gorillas
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Rwanda celebrates the birth of 19 baby gorillas

editor editor- June 13, 2012

KIGALI, Rwanda - Rwanda will for the 8th time celebrate the birth of 19 baby gorillas and the naming of ... Read More

Gorilla tourism shows results for Rwanda local economy
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Gorilla tourism shows results for Rwanda local economy

editor editor- August 27, 2010

(eTN) - The Ruhengeri/Musanze area of Rwanda is best known around the world for being the access point for tracking ... Read More

Nakumatt gives boost to gorilla conservation
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Nakumatt gives boost to gorilla conservation

editor editor- August 6, 2010

(eTN) – One of East Africa’s leading retail giants, Kenya’s Nakumatt, has made good on a pledge made earlier in ... Read More

Rwanda gorilla report raises tourism questions
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Rwanda gorilla report raises tourism questions

editor editor- June 16, 2010

(eTN) A report released by the American Journal for Primatology, coinciding with the Read More

Friend a Gorilla campaign to move to US schools
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Friend a Gorilla campaign to move to US schools

editor editor- May 19, 2010

The campaign for the conservation of the mountain gorillas, and by extension for www.friendagorilla.org, has taken another step, when Hollywood ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority confirms added habituation
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Uganda Wildlife Authority confirms added habituation

editor editor- March 29, 2010

The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has just confirmed that two added groups of gorillas are presently under habituation. Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority habituation of new gorilla group
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Uganda Wildlife Authority habituation of new gorilla group

editor editor- February 8, 2010

Information was received from the Uganda Wildlife Authority that work has begun to habituate another group of mountain gorillas at ... Read More

Friend a Gorilla needs extra boost
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Friend a Gorilla needs extra boost

editor editor- January 12, 2010

The gorilla conservation campaign, launched during the UN Year of the Gorilla 2009 by the Uganda Wildlife Authority, has sadly ... Read More

UN Year of the Gorilla 2009 ends
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UN Year of the Gorilla 2009 ends

editor editor- January 4, 2010

While the official celebratory year dedicated to the mountain gorillas is officially coming to an end, the campaign towards conserving ... Read More

Congo Brazzaville accused over wanton gorilla poaching
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Congo Brazzaville accused over wanton gorilla poaching

editor editor- September 19, 2009

Investigative reporters working hand in hand with key international conservation NGOs have launched a broadside against the government in Congo ... Read More

Rwanda’s “King of the Gorillas” passes away
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Rwanda’s “King of the Gorillas” passes away

editor editor- September 19, 2009

One of Rwanda’s most recognized and venerable silverbacks, also often fondly called the ‘King of the Gorillas,” died earlier this ... Read More

Virtual gorilla tracking moves into take-off phase
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Virtual gorilla tracking moves into take-off phase

editor editor- September 19, 2009

A press briefing by the Minister of State for Tourism, Wildlife, and Antiquities, Hon. Serapio Rukundo at the Uganda Media ... Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority to launch new gorilla group
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Uganda Wildlife Authority to launch new gorilla group

editor editor- September 19, 2009

UWA has now set the dates for the formal launch of the most recently habituated and arguably largest gorilla group ... Read More

Fire devastates section of gorilla park forest
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Fire devastates section of gorilla park forest

editor editor- July 21, 2009

RWANDA, Africa - A forest fire over the weekend destroyed nearly 10 hectares of prime forest inside the famed Parc ... Read More

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Trekking to the mountain gorillas in the Rwandan highlands

editor editor- June 22, 2009

Our day of trekking started early, with a 4:30 am departure from the hotel in Kigali, to make it in ... Read More

International gorilla forum held in Kigali
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International gorilla forum held in Kigali

editor editor- June 20, 2009

A one-day meeting in Kigali on Wednesday, June 17 was dedicated to the conservation of the endangered mountain gorilla, of ... Read More

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