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Fifth Gorilla Birth in Bwindi/Uganda in just 6 weeks

Fifth Gorilla Birth in Bwindi/Uganda in just 6 weeks

FEATURED, NEWS, Rwanda, Tourism
This has increased the family membership to 18 taking the tally of new births to 5 in just six weeks. The Uganda Wildlife Authority [UWA] confirmed on Monday that The Rushegura gorilla family, welcomed yet another baby gorilla to mother Ruterana.  This has increased the family membership to 18 taking the tally of new births to 5 in just six weeks. The birth marks Ruterana’s third offspring. 18-year-old Ruterana was born on 1 January 2002. As she approached 12 years old, Ruterana gave birth to her first offspring on 13 September 2012 but sadly the first offspring succumbed to Pneumonia while only a fortnight old.  However, this did not retard Ruterana’s unstoppable resolve to procreation and on 10 May 2016, she gave birth to her second offspring, a vibrant juvenile fe
Virtual Tours Bring Tourists To Rwanda Amid COVID-19

Virtual Tours Bring Tourists To Rwanda Amid COVID-19

FEATURED, TRAVEL
By Our Reporter  A young Rwadan is offering tourists the chance to visit his country via virtual tourism amid the coronavirus pandemic. Patrick Karangwa, the founder of Kigali 360, a company that creates virtual tours of some of Rwanda's most impressive sights, has pumped life into Rwanda’s tourism sector by using technology. "I realised that Rwanda as a country and in general also Africa were under-represented on Google Maps, on digital maps; this is where the idea came from. I realised that this technology we could do it our self and it was affordable," Karangwa said. Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, the tourism industry has collapsed across all African countries. Most African tourism organizations have come up with the concept of providing the contine