Volcanoes Statement on Ross Langdon
We understand that one of the victims of the incident at Westgate Mall in Nairobi was Ross Langdon.
Ross was born in Tasmania, Australia and moved to practice architecture in London a few years ago. In early 2010 his practice, Regional Associates were appointed Consultant architects for designing and building Volcanoes Safaris Kyambura Gorge Lodge near [...]
Volcanoes Update on Embassy Closure
Volcanoes Safaris Update on the Temporary Closure of Certain US Embassies – Kigali 5 August 2013
The Department of State in the US has instructed certain US Embassies and Consulates to remain closed or to suspend operations from Monday, August 5 to Saturday, August 10, 2013. In accordance with these instructions, the U.S. Embassy in Kigali [...]
VS Update on Report of Unrest in the DRC 17 July 2013
Volcanoes Safaris update on report of unrest in the DRC 17 July 2013
There have been reports of Congolese refugees entering Uganda after recent unrest in the town of Kamango in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
The refugees are currently being cared for by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and other organisations.
We are [...]
VS Update on Homosexuality Bill
VS Update on Homosexuality Bill in Uganda 21 March 2013
There have been reports of concern about travelling to Uganda because of the Homosexuality Bill introduced in Parliament in 2012.
Speaking about the Bill, the President of Uganda in December 2012 said in discussion with Ambassadors from European Union countries:
“There is considerable misinformation on the debate of [...]
Update: Goma 4 December 2012
Update on the situation in Eastern DRC and Rwanda 4 December 2012
Concerted regional efforts to bring stability to the city of Goma and North Kivu province in the Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo are proceeding and there is optimism that these efforts will slowly help to restore order.
There have been reports of [...]
Update: Goma 28 November 2012
Update on the situation in Goma in Eastern DRC 28 November 2012
There have been continuing reports of instability in recent days near the city of Goma and North Kivu province in the Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo and with some reports of isolated incidents near the DRC/Rwanda border. The situation in North [...]