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Ruhija Staff Quarters

New Accommodation Block for Staff at Ruhija

New Accommodation Block for Staff at Ruhija

Ruhija Staff Quarters

The Bwindi Mgahinga Conservation Area (BMCA) – Chief Warden Guma Nelson has commissioned a new accommodation block for staff based in Ruhija sector. The block has 6 kitchen units, 4 bathrooms and 04 water borne toilets. At the unveiling of the new structure, Chief Warden Guma noted that much as the block is not adequate

Nkuringo Sector Receives Food Donation

Nkuringo Sector Receives Food Donation

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Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has received a donation of food items from the Director Nkuringo Bwindi gorilla lodge and Nkuringo Walking Safaris Ms. Nandudu Lydia to all staff in Nkuringo sector – Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (BINP) on July 21, 2020. A total of 119 staff (44 for Nkuringo and 75 for Rushaga) have benefited

Furaha with a baby in Bwindi

Nkuringo Gorilla Family Stabilizes

Nkuringo Gorilla Family Stabilizes

Furaha with a baby in Bwindi

The fears of the Nkuringo Group splitting are no more after reports that the group has now stabilized. The group which lost Rafiki, a few weeks back to poaching has now stabilised and it has got a new leader. The group which comprises of now 11individuals is being led by Rwamutwe the dominant black back

Byamukama Felix

UWA Arrests Four Over Death of Rafiki

UWA Arrests Four Over Death of Rafiki

Byamukama Felix

The Uganda Wildlife Authority has arrested four poachers in the southern Sector of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park over the death of a gorilla known as Rafiki, the silverback of the famous Nkuringo Group. The arrest follows investigations into the silverback’s death by our personnel after a post-mortem report revealed that the silverback sustained an injury

Nshongi Baby Gorilla and Mother

Two New Baby Gorillas Born in Bwindi Forest

Two New Baby Gorillas Born in Bwindi Forest

Nshongi Baby Gorilla and Mother

Despite the suspension of gorilla trekking due to pandemic Covid-19, the park received two new born babies which have added on the population of gorillas in the jungle. The new born babies were born on 1st may 2020 and 25th may 2020 from Nshongi Gorilla family and Muyambi Gorilla family respectively. The good news has

Bwindi Baby Gorilla

Two Gorilla Babies Born in Bwindi

Two Gorilla Babies Born in Bwindi

Bwindi Baby Gorilla

It is double celebration in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park following the birth of two baby gorillas. The two babies have been born in Nshongi and Muyambi families of Rushaga Sector in Southern Bwindi Forest. The infant gorillas thought to have been born on April 25 and May 1, 2020 has caused excitement in both families.

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

UWA Suspends Gorilla Tourism in Bwindi

UWA Suspends Gorilla Tourism in Bwindi

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

The Uganda Wildlife Authority has suspended primate tourism in all its national parks. This means that the country will not be allowing travelers to go gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, the most popular destination for gorilla tourism in Africa. In a public statement made the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), the agency has stated that

Mishaya Baby Gorilla

Baby Gorilla Born in Mishaya Family of Rushaga

Baby Gorilla Born in Mishaya Family of Rushaga

Mishaya Baby Gorilla

It’s celebrations in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. A baby gorilla has been born in the Mishaya Gorilla family in Rushaga in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The news has been shared by the Uganda Wildlife Authority. The mother of the baby has been identified as Biretwa an adult female in the Rushaga Sector of Bwindi. Both

Bwindi Forest

Bwindi Gorilla Population Increases to 459 Individuals

Bwindi Gorilla Population Increases to 459 Individuals

Bwindi Forest

The outgoing Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities has unveiled the results from the Gorilla Census that was conducted in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The long awaited results have put the number of mountain gorillas living in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and the Sarambwe Nature Reserve of the Democratic Republic of Congo to 459 mountain gorillas.

Another Baby Gorilla Born in Mubare

Another Baby Gorilla Born in Mubare

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The wildlife community is filled with excitement. The exciting news from the Bwindi Forest is a second birth in a space of two weeks within the Mubare Gorilla group. This is the oldest group in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and the mother has been identified as Karungi. She gave birth to a live baby gorillas. The