Monthly Archives: January 2012

RWANDA GETS 2011 MALARIA FIGHT AWARD

Rwanda has received an award for supporting access to malaria control and treatment. The 2012 African Leaders Malaria Alliance award has been received by President Paul Kagame on behalf of the country. Seven African countries received the award and President … Continue reading

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NYUNGWE RAIN FOREST ON WAY TO EXTINCTION (rwanda gorilla trekking)

Nyungwe rain forest in the south western region of Rwanda is progressively disappearing according to findings from the National University of Rwanda. However, The Government has decided to declare it a national reserve for tourists to support its conservation and … Continue reading

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GERMAN TRAVEL INDUSTRY WARNS KENYA ABOUT SAMBURU EVICTIONS (kenya tours)

The travel industry of German has warned Kenya that its image as a tourist destination will be affected if it does not find a quick solution for the current evictions of the Samburu tribe. A number of brutal evictions by … Continue reading

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TripAdvisor puts Porini Mara Camp into Africa’s Top Ten for 2012 (kenya tours)

Gamewatcher Safaris and Porini Safari Camps are no strangers to receiving awards, but being elevated by global review giant TripAdvisor into their Top Ten African Properties still got the buzz going. The hotel review site has just published their recommendations … Continue reading

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AIR UGANDA TERMINATES CODE SHARE AGREEMENT WITH RWANDAIR (gorilla trekking)

While Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni honoured his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame in a ceremony at Liberation Day in Kapchorwa / North Eastern Uganda on Thursday, the day when 26 years ago his then National Resistance Army captured the capital … Continue reading

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Ethiopian tourist killings and abductions blamed squarely on Eritrean regime’s support for terrorist

Eritreas dictatorial and radical regime has been fingered by Eritrean opposition groups, Ethiopian and other international sources for alleged complicity in the recent spate of attacks on foreign tourists and abductions as Ethiopian rebels granted safe havens inside Eritrea are … Continue reading

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Rwanda raises gorilla permit fees by 50 percent, effective June 01st (budget gorilla safaris in rwanda)

An announcement was just received that the Rwanda Development Board will, effective 01st of June 2012, raise gorilla permit fees for new permits, though not permits already pre-booked until the time of the announcement, from the present US Dollars 500 … Continue reading

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Tourist aged 79 sets foot on summit of Mt Kilimanjaro (mountain trekking in africa)

A Canadian tourist has called upon Tanzanians to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to be able to test, enjoy and appreciate the beauty of Africa’s highest peak bestowed to them by God, the Al Mighty. The tourist, Raymond Walker (79), made the … Continue reading

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UWA GETS ANTI POACHING GADGETS (group uganda tours)

The Uganda Wildlife Authority has received a donation from Bush Meat Eastern Africa that is worth Shs 7.5 million to control poaching. The donation included ivory detectors to detect ivory in every way it has been carried out, computers to … Continue reading

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RWANDA TO INTRODUCE CONVENTION TOURISM (budget gorilla safaris in rwanda)

Rwanda will target business travellers to boost on revenue from the tourism industry by launching conventional tourism in 2012. The convention bureau will market Rwanda as the best destination for meetings and conferences. This was   discussed by stakeholders in 2008 … Continue reading

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