Kigali: Pride of Rwanda

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Kigali is often looked up to in Africa as a shining star of progress, and it’s easy to see why. Just 20 years after a devastating genocide took place here, the city has advanced far beyond its neighbours. There are paved roads, ATMs, a ban on plastic bags and even motorbike taxis who are registered, have well maintained bikes, don’t overload and carry passenger helmets.

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Posted from Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda.

Fort Portal: Sirens, Sex & Spirituality in Uganda

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Fort Portal is located around 4 hours drive west from Uganda’s capital. It’s an area of natural beauty, gateway to several national parks and the starting point for many gorilla tracking expeditions. Sitting in this peaceful, laid back town, it’s hard to believe that just beyond the mountain range lies the Democratic Republic of Congo, and all its woes.

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