Category Archives: Central African Republic

Dzanga-Sangha gorilla twins turn four; WWF

The first-ever twins born to habituated gorillas in the Dzanga-Sangha Protected Area are now four years old.  Gorilla twins are extremely rare, but the survival of Inguka and Inganda brings hope that it is possible for other gorilla twins to survive in the future.

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COVID & the Ba’Aka Tribe of Dzanga-Sangha; Liz Watt; WWF

In the Central African Republic, WWF supports the Indigenous Ba’Aka tribe of Dzanga-Sangha in social distancing to protect themselves from COVID-19.

Source: COVID & the Ba’Aka Tribe of Dzanga-Sangha | Stories | WWF

Study tracks first incursion of poachers into ‘pristine’ African forest; John C Cannon; Mongabay

Source: Study tracks first incursion of poachers into ‘pristine’ African forest

A map of the countries you should never visit; Joe Vesey-Byrne; MSN

Central African Republic – Sangha Trinational

There are only sixteen countries where the Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises against all travel or travel to certain dangerous areas.

The British government advises against ‘all but essential’ travel to a further 40 places on earth.

Here are the more dangerous 16:

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The FCO advises that UK nationals completely avoid these six, and advises nationals living there to make arrangements to get out as soon as possible.

  • Central African Republic
  • Libya
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Syria
  • Yemen

Each of these six countries contain some amazing heritage sites, culture, cuisine, and stunning scenery – but the safety of travellers always comes first.

Sangha Trinational, Central African Republic

Sangha Trinational is a UNESCO world heritage site, and is situated in the north-western Congo Basin, where Cameroon, Central African Republicand Congo meet.

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