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Northern Uganda – Day 38

April 11, 2012

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Northern Uganda is an area I would very much like to visit one day. Nancy is from Gulu a town that has been left scarred in the last 20 years. Unlike my childhood, Nancy’s has been filled with happy as well as very traumatic memories. In 1994/1995 when fighting between the rebel militia – Lords […]

Eight Virunga Park rangers die following ambush by rebel militia

February 7, 2011

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Since 1996, one hundred and forty park rangers have been killed by rebel militia, for trying to protect Virunga National Park and the species within it. According to the charity, the Gorilla Organization, the park has suffered more ranger deaths than any other protected area in the world and in recent weeks the violence has escalated due […]