Ellen DeGeneres

I hope everybody has a chance to go to Rwanda – Ellen DeGeneres

The experience of trekking mountain gorillas in Rwanda is something everybody should have a chance to do, according to Ellen DeGeneres. The American TV star made the remarks on Monday night, February 18, during her show in a segment her partner Portia de Rossi revealed the ‘progress’...

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 5:58pm

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

Rwanda is right to promote its tourism, Dutch minister tells MPs

Recent news that Rwanda Development Board had become Arsenal’s first-ever sleeve sponsorship partner was largely greeted with praises with many describing the deal as a masterstroke that would help transform the country’s tourism sector. Nonetheless, some people criticised the...

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 5:01am

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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