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Helping Rwanda's children People | culture
Written on Mar 02, 2020

David Mugisha is the managing director of Wildlife Tours Rwanda and has been working in tourism for 20 years. He started out as a tourism, administration and law enforcement warden in Volcanoes National Park in 2000. Held similar positions from 2004-2007 in Akagera National Park as well as being ...

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Volunteering on safari People | culture
Written on Jan 30, 2020

Go Volunteer Africa was founded in 2009. It now operates in 43 African countries. Since its inception, 35 boreholes and spring wells have been drilled. 500,000 trees have been planted by volunteers. The largest volunteer travel organization based in Africa

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The dangerous 7 African wildlife
Written on Jan 13, 2020

The big five animals continue be a big lure for photography safari enthusiasts are: African buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhino. The dangerous seven is the big five plus the Nile crocodile and the hippo.

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Protecting Africa's big cats Conservation projects
Written on Nov 21, 2019

Your African Safari recently interviewed Drew Abrahamson of Captured in Africa Foundation to discuss the work they do towards the protection, relocation or rescue of vulnerable and at risk big cats, both in the wild and exploited captive situations.

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Fishing safaris Planning your safari
Written on Nov 01, 2019

The day typically starts around 6am, with guests enjoying a hearty breakfast while sitting on the banks of the Zambezi River, before heading out to fish. Tigerfish, vundu, bream and tilapia are all found in this part of the Zambezi.

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Uganda gorilla permit price increase African wildlife
Written on Aug 20, 2019

Uganda has announced that it will raise the price of gorilla tracking permits in these parks from $600 to $700 per person, effective 1 July, 2020. Those wishing to trek before the price increase are encouraged to book soon.

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Interview with Blood Lions Conservation projects
Written on Jul 10, 2019

It is estimated that there are between 8,000 and 12,000 predators currently being held captive in over 250 breeding facilities across South Africa

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Solar lodges and mega-projects Environmental
Written on Jun 25, 2019

As African safari lodges are transitioning to clean energy, a different debate is also roaming the plains of remote Africa—the impact of mega-projects on national parks and African wildlife. Here’s what we know about how energy generation is changing in popular African national parks regions.

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The best of western Tanzania Planning your safari
Written on May 10, 2019

The national parks of Mahale Mountains and Katavi are a world apart from the most famous safari destinations such as Ngorongoro and Masai Mara.

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Are genets really cats? African wildlife
Written on Mar 04, 2019

The genet is well-adapted to several kinds of African habitats, from forestry environments to grassland. Three of the most likely to be seen genets include the large-spotted genet, the small-spotted genet and the common genet.

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