The DRC has been associated with war as long as we can remember. But its budding artists – and tourist attractions – are adding colour and life to the country’s sombre caricature. James Davidson investigates.
‘Conservation is war’ is a sentiment we often hear these days – and perhaps many readers will agree. But is it a war, or is it wishful thinking on behalf of those who want a decisive end to poaching? And if it is a war, do we really know who the enemy is?
Africa boasts 90 World Heritage Sites designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) – discover a few here.
Virunga National Park’s Director, Emmanuel de Merode, on why tourism is the key to securing its future.