Dian Fossey

Construction of Ellen DeGeneres campus commences in Kinigi

Scores of conservationists from across the world, government officials as well as Musanze District residents yesterday turned up to witness the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Ellen DeGeneres Campus. Located in rural area of Kampanga Cell in Kinigi Sector, the Campus is expected to...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 8:21am

Kagame commends conservationists for gorilla population growth

President Paul Kagame has applauded conservationists for their role in the population growth of the mountain gorillas in the Virunga massif. The population of mountain gorillas, one of the world’s most endangered species, has increased by 25 percent from 480 to 604, according to a latest...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 1:16pm

Ellen: Spending time with gorillas changed my life

Popular American TV talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres, described her experience trekking the gorillas as life changing. “Spending time with these gorillas changed my life. Thank you to everyone who is helping Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund,” Ellen wrote on Twitter. Spending time with these...

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 5:12pm

Kagame meets Ellen DeGeneres

Popular American TV host Ellen DeGeneres today met with President Paul Kagame at Village Urugwiro in Kigali. Ellen DeGeneres and her partner Portia de Rossi are on holiday in Rwanda since Sunday and to oversee the initial stages of the construction of the Ellen DeGeneres Campus that will be...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 8:06am

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