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Virunga National Park’s 90 years of highs and lows

Virunga National Park’s 90 years of highs and lows

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Virunga National Park is situated in the centre of the Albertine Rift of the Great Rift Valley. Established in 1925, it is Africa’s oldest national park and has also been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979. Virunga park was founded by King Albert of Belgium and at first it named after him (Albert National

New Twin Baby Gorillas Born in Virunga National Park

New Twin Baby Gorillas Born in Virunga National Park

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Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the entire tourism sector   and Conservationists have been overfilled by joy as the Virunga National Park welcomes twin baby gorillas. While game rangers where carrying out inspections in the tropical rain forest of the Virunga National Park, they spotted an adult female gorilla from the Nyakamwe gorilla family group holding her

Emmanuel Working to re-establish a Ranger Presence in Virunga

Emmanuel Working to re-establish a Ranger Presence in Virunga

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Emmanuel is currently at Rumangabo with Pierre, Eddy and Brent Stirton, the photographer who took the pictures of the July 2007 massacre. He is at the park HQ working to find a way for the Rangers to get back into the park. The Rangers are desperate to get back to work and protect the flora

Virunga’s Widows Sewing Workshop has Opened!

Virunga’s Widows Sewing Workshop has Opened!

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Virunga National Park in the Congo DRC is Africa’s oldest national park and home to a quarter of the world’s mountain gorillas, and while in this park do not miss to visit Nyiragongo for the amazing hiking and this hike takes one day ascending and one day descending and on top you take an overnight

Wilderness Safaris to Open a New Lodge in PNV

Wilderness Safaris to Open a New Lodge in PNV

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Great news to all Rwanda visitors on luxury gorilla tours to volcanoes national park a new gorilla luxury lodge Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge is set to open up in June 2017 and it’s found next to volcanoes National park. There is nothing better than a relaxing gorilla tracking tour where you spend a night in

Virunga Ranger, Jules Kambale, Killed Defending the Park

Virunga Ranger, Jules Kambale, Killed Defending the Park

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One of the rangers of Virunga National Park Ranger confirmed as Jules Kombi Kambale, has been killed while defending the park. Kamba, aged 30 was killed on 1st September 2016, during an attack by the poachers. Jules was on a routine patrol within the Virunga National Park when the attack that claimed his life occurred.

22 Baby Gorillas Named on 12th Kwita Izina

22 Baby Gorillas Named on 12th Kwita Izina

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Yesterday, twenty Two baby gorillas were given names at the 2016 Kwita Izina. The 12th Kwita Izina was held at the Kinigi Grounds in Muzanze District (Ruhengeri). The 6 hour event attracted a good number of guests including conservationists, tourists, tourism officials and the local people living in the Northern province of Rwanda. The colourful

Kwita Izina Gala Raise Funds for Rwanda Conservation Projects

Kwita Izina Gala Raise Funds for Rwanda Conservation Projects

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Nature lovers, conservationists and well wishers who showed up for the Kwita Izina Gala at the iconic Kigali Convention Centre on the 26th of August 2016 raised funds for three special Rwanda conservation projects. The projects in question include a community Eco-Lodge on the outskirts of Akagera National Park, Imisambi Sanctuary for Grey Crowned Cranes

Two Virunga Park Rangers Killed for Mountain Gorillas

Two Virunga Park Rangers Killed for Mountain Gorillas

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A Rebel attack in Eastern Congo has left two rangers killed on a line of duty of protecting the mountain gorillas. The attack took place in Virunga National Park, one of the world’s last sanctuaries for the endangered mountain gorillas. The park officials confirmed the death of these two heroes and reported that third ranger

Two Virunga Rangers Killed for Mountain Gorillas

Two Virunga Rangers Killed for Mountain Gorillas

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A Rebel attack in Eastern Congo has left two rangers killed on a line of duty of protecting the mountain gorillas. The attack took place in Virunga National Park, one of the world’s last sanctuaries for the endangered mountain gorillas. The park officials confirmed the death of these two heroes and reported that third ranger