Virunga National Park Archives - We Are Africa

WE ARE AFRICA POSTPONED TO 17-20 May 2021

Chéri Samba, Place de la victoire à Kinshasa/Matonge, 1991, 80 x 100 cm oil on canvas – courtesy of Pascal Polar Gallery, Brussels
30
Apr
2018
HOW DRC’S ARTISTS COULD CHANGE PERCEPTIONS OF THE HEART OF DARKNESS

4 -min. read 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.

23
Aug
2017
ON THE HUNT FOR THE ‘REAL’ AFRICA

7 -min. read In response to the modern traveller’s desire for true immersion in a destination, African safaris are stepping up their game. Melissa Twigg looks at a few of the experiences going beyond mere observation to allow participants intimate access to the most extraordinary wildlife and terrain on the planet.

21
Feb
2017
TRACK GORILLAS IN VIRUNGA WITH EMMANUEL DE MERODE

2 -min. read We’re offering We Are Africa tribe members the once-in-a-lifetime chance to track gorillas in Virunga National Park with extraordinary Park Director Emmanuel de Merode and acclaimed conservationist and philanthropist Jochen Zeitz. Not your average fam trip, then…

28
Apr
2016
MEET OUR CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

4 -min. read For the 2016 We Are Africa Conference, we’re excited to introduce two speakers and a panel of African influencers who will be telling their stories Made In Africa.

15
Apr
2016
HARDLY A WALK IN THE PARK

7 -min. read Virunga National Park’s Director, Emmanuel de Merode, on why tourism is the key to securing its future.

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