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  • Why Go Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Africa

    Why Go Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Africa

    Wildlife, scenic Islands ,friendly people ,rich culture, landscape, lakes, rain forests, volcanoes, mountains-Uganda and Rwanda has all these to offer but gorilla trekking is more wrapped up as the top tourist attraction in the region regarded as the first welcoming trip to all visitors. Historical records confirm that Uganda and Rwanda are the leading gorilla…

  • The Tree Climbing Lions of Uganda

    The Tree Climbing Lions of Uganda

    Tree climbing lions are the highlights of most Uganda safaris to the Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Several tourists visit this East African country just to have a glance on these unique features of the pearl of Africa. The tree lions are the second most sought-after wildlife after the mountain gorillas that are…

  • EU to Back Kenya at CITES next month

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    With just a few weeks to go to the next meeting of CITES in Bangkok, the Dutch ambassador to Kenya has announced that the EU will be voting as a bloc in favour of Kenya’s proposal to ban all trade in ivory for the next 9 years and to prevent any proposals for auctions being…

  • Meet the Primates of Uganda and Rwanda

    Meet the Primates of Uganda and Rwanda

    One of the features that sets apart the African continent from the rest of the world is the unique gifts found in East African countries of Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Apart from Africa’ diverse, unique and attractiveness, these countries seal the deal. Therefore it is easy to understand why all primates’ lovers…

  • The Critically Endangered Dryas Monkeys of DR Congo

    The Critically Endangered Dryas Monkeys of DR Congo

    If you happen to go on a primate safari in the Democratic Republic of Congo, be sure to meet exceptional wildlife species not found in other African countries, and the Dryas monkeys are one of them. Also referred as Salonga monkeys, the Dryas monkeys are scientifically known as Cercopithecus dryas  and are interestingly one of…

  • Gorilla Trekking in the Virunga Mountains

    Gorilla Trekking in the Virunga Mountains

    National parks in Virunga region includes: Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Volcanoes National park (Rwanda) and Mgahinga national park in Uganda. The Virunga region is the best world’s mountain gorilla trekking centre because of the presence of the mountain ranges. Virunga region is composed of nine Virunga mountains namely; Mt. Mikeno,…

  • Interview With Douglas Groves ‘The Elephant Man’

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    When elephants are your best friends…. Douglas Groves Q: Doug, I have met you a couple of times in Botswana and from the way you live and handle your elephants I would say you have more with animals than with humans. Is that statement correct and how did you develop your deep love for nature…

  • KWS Ranger Killed by Poachers

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    A Kenya Wildlife Service ranger was killed on Monday after being caught in an ambush by poachers. The ranger was part of a team protecting rhinos at the Ol Jorgi Ranch in Laikipia North  The ranger team was involved in a gun fight with a poaching gang outside the park when they were also attacked…

  • Namibia set to kill a third of remaining desert bull elephants

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    There are growing fears that Namibia is about to sell off hunting rights to a third of the remaining adult bull desert elephants in the country. With an estimated population of just over 100 elephants and just 18 of those being adult males the loss of a third of the breeding males would be devastating…

  • 7 Rangers Killed in Ghana Last Year

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    Dr Samuel Afari Dartey, Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission of Ghana announced yesterday that since 2011 his service had lost 69 wildlife rangers and forest guards. This is an increase of 7 since the announcement last year at the launch of the new re-vamped forest service. While the number of rangers killed has fallen on…