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2014-09-09 08:23:22

KIGALI, Rwanda, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charlene Jendry, an American conservationist, made a maiden visit to the Akagera National Park in Rwanda in 1990. Lions were the prime tourist attractions then. Jendry stayed at Gabiro Guest House, a magnificent safari lodge, right in the middle of the jungle. Jendry had a spectacular experience and then flew back to USA only to return to Rwanda five years later, in 1995. The park had changed, with almost no lions in the park. The big...

2009-08-02 12:54:13

Investments in Africa are drying up because global economic woes have hit the continent hard, economists say. In one example, plans announced last year by Dubai World to invest $230 million in Rwandan tourism have been scaled back to include only two of eight proposed projects, with a luxury hotel in Kigali hotel and an ecolodge in Akagera among the portions being dropped, The New York Times reported Sunday. The scaling back of foreign investments like Dubai World certainly impacts the things...

2006-04-01 04:44:25

By Arthur Asiimwe NYUNGWE FOREST, Rwanda (Reuters) - Surviving a rebel attack and braving crocodile-infested waters, a group of explorers has completed an 80-day voyage down the world's longest river reaching what they say is the source of the Nile. The three explorers from Britain and New Zealand claim to be the first to have traveled the river from its mouth to its "true source" deep in Rwanda's lush Nyungwe rainforest. "History has been rewritten," British explorer Neil McGrigor...

2006-04-01 05:30:00

By Arthur Asiimwe NYUNGWE FOREST, Rwanda (Reuters) - Surviving a rebel attack and braving crocodile-infested waters, a group of explorers has completed an 80-day voyage down the world's longest river reaching what they say is the source of the Nile. The three explorers from Britain and New Zealand claim to be the first to have traveled the river from its mouth to its "true source" deep in Rwanda's lush Nyungwe rainforest. "History has been rewritten," British explorer Neil McGrigor told...

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2006-04-01 04:40:00

By Arthur Asiimwe NYUNGWE FOREST, Rwanda -- Surviving a rebel attack and braving crocodile-infested waters, a group of explorers has completed an 80-day voyage down the world's longest river reaching what they say is the source of the Nile. The three explorers from Britain and New Zealand claim to be the first to have traveled the river from its mouth to its "true source" deep in Rwanda's lush Nyungwe rainforest. "History has been rewritten," British explorer Neil McGrigor told reporters on...


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