Every year Rwanda celebrates their newborn baby gorillas by honouring them at a Gorilla Naming Ceremony called Kwita Izina. This year to coincide with #WorldGorillaDay, 24 September 2020, the event is going virtual so everyone around the world can join in to watch this amazing ceremony. The challenges of the current

One of the leading economic casualties of the COVID-19 outbreak is tourism, and the impacts in Africa from a decimated tourism industry is having ripple effects into rural communities and wildlife conservation across the continent. In an effort to help alleviate hunger in across the local South African communities, a group

Newly opened Wilderness Safaris’ Magashi Camp, is strongly rooted in a core purpose: To help contribute towards the conservation and sustainable operation of Rwanda’s last protected savannah ecosystem, and to drive sustainable ecotourism in the wildlife-rich Akagera National Park.  Launched in partnership with African Parks and the Rwanda Development Board, collectively called

Conservation efforts to save the endangered mountain gorillas are paying off, with the latest census counting over 1,000 gorillas. This is an increase from the previously counted 800. The count revealed 604 mountain gorillas living in trans-boundary Virunga Massif in the Virunga Mountains. This vast area that covers Rwanda, DR Congo

Gorilla trekking is definitely one of a few dramatic wildlife experiences you can have and there is no place better to do this than Rwanda. It is a rare experience that will bring you up close with endangered mountain gorillas in the wild. With no single mountain gorilla in captivity, Rwanda is a must

Rwanda is known as the ‘land of a thousand hills’, and with that tittle comes a lot of trekking options. While the gorilla trekking is the biggest draw card for visitors to Rwanda, there are many other treks and hikes around the country that are guaranteed to feed your wildside. Due to

In an ambitious effort to save the species from extinction, nine critically endangered black rhino have been relocated from South Africa to Singita Grumeti earlier this month. This groundbreaking relocation was conducted by the non-profit Grumeti Fund, in partnership with the Tanzanian Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA). It is the largest

Singita has officially opened Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House in Rwanda, working to further conserve the rare mountain gorillas. Singita has operated iconic ecotourism lodges and camps in Africa for the past 26 years. The brand’s expansion into Rwanda supports the company’s 100-year purpose to preserve and protect large areas of African wilderness for