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Innocent Mugarura

Male. Lives in Kampala,  Uganda.
Rwanda
2 Recommendations East Africa
Welcome to Rwanda We are a landlocked East African country with a green, mountainous landscape. Our renowned Volcanoes National Park is home to mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. The park encompasses 4,507m-tall Mt. Karisimbi and 4 other forested volcanoes. In the southwest is Nyungwe National Park, with ancient montane rainforest that's a habitat for chimpanzeesand other primates. Kigali, the nation's capital, has a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene. The Kigali Genocide Memorial documents the 1994 mass killings in Rwanda, associated with the civil war that ended the same year. In the northeast, bordering Tanzania, is sprawling Akagera National Park and its savannah – uncommon in Rwanda – which shelters wildlife including zebras, giraffes, hippos and elephants. Deep, crystal-clear Lake Kivu sits on the country’s western border with Democratic Republic of the Congo. On the lake's northern shore is Gisenyi and its beach resorts. Spanning on a 160 sqkm area in the northern part of Ruanda, Volcanoes national park is part of the great Virunga volcano conservation region spanning to cover Virunga national park Congo and Mgahinga national park Uganda. It was initially a small area around Karisimbi, Mikeno and Visoke volcanoes which was gazetted to protect the Mountain gorillas which were facing the threat of extinction as a result of poaching. In 1929, the Volcanoes National Park was extended into Rwanda and the then Belgian Congo and was named Albert national park managed and run by the Belgian Colonial Authorities. During early 1960s, the park was divided as Rwanda and Congo gained their independence and by the end of that decade, the park was almost half of its original size. In 1967, the American zoologist Dian Fossey who had been doing research on mountain Gorillas in the forests of Congo fled from insecurity and established her research base at a place between Visoke and Karisimbi volcanoes that was yet to be known as Karisoke research center. She spearheaded the conservation campaign of the mountain gorillas and mobilized resources to fight against poaching in this area, a fight she put up until her murder in 1985. She was buried at the research center next to the grave of her favorite gorilla called Digit.
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Windhoek
2 Recommendations City
Windhoek is the capital of Namibia, in the country’s central highlands. South of the city, the sprawling Heroes’ Acre war memorial commemorates Namibia’s 1990 independence. On a hilltop in the city center are the 1890s Alte Feste, a former military headquarters with historical exhibits, and Independence Memorial Museum. Colonial influences are visible in nearby buildings like the sandstone Lutheran Christus Church. Near the church are the Tintenpalast, seat of Namibia’s government, and the Parliament Gardens, with a bowling green. Just west, past leafy Zoo Park, the Post Street Mall shopping walkway has a meteorite display. North is the Owela Museum of natural history and ethnography. The nearby National Art Gallery of Namibia showcases works by local artists. The TransNamib Museum, in Windhoek Railway Station, explores the country’s transport history. Northwest is the diverse Katutura suburb, with its markets and local taverns known as shebeens. Farther west, Daan Viljoen Game Reserve is home to kudu, mountain zebras and rich birdlife.
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Kigali
2 Recommendations City
Kigali is the capital city of Rwanda, roughly in the center of the country. It sprawls across numerous hills, ridges and valleys, and has a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene. The Kigali Genocide Memorial documents the 1994 mass killings in Rwanda, associated with the country’s civil war. The city’s Caplaki Crafts Village has stalls selling traditionalhandicrafts, including woodcarvings and woven baskets. On the city's fringes, the Presidential Palace Museum is set in the former home of President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose plane was shot down in 1994. The museum, with its many rooms and secret passages, gives insight into the president's life. There are also parts of the ill-fated jet. In the former residence of German pioneer Dr. Richard Kandt, the Natural History Museum is dedicated to native plants and animals. Contemporary African sculptures, paintings and installations are showcased at the Inema Arts Center. The city is a jumping-off point for trips to Volcanoes National Park, known for its resident mountain gorillas. Kigali is a year-round destination. May–Aug is the most popular time to visit. Days are mild to warm most of the year, and it’s rainiest Sep–May. The weeklong Rwanda Film Festival (Jul) features screenings of African and international films. The Kigali UP music festival (Jul) draws crowds for blues, pop and reggae concerts. African designer clothes are showcased during Kigali Fashion Week (Jun/Jul) and Rwanda Cultural Fashion Show (Sep).
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Cafe Mocca
2 Recommendations Restaurant/Cafe
Cafe Mocca is a coffee shop and restaurant with two locations in the heart of Kampala. Dine with us and choose from a variety of Mocca signature drinks and foods!
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CoCREATE
2 Recommendations Business Services
We believe that problems are only gateways to solutions. Let CoCREATE help you unearth the underlying issues between you and your client to pave way for creative solutions. Branding is about clarity and consistency in who you are. Let us help you build a brand that will command legions of followers. BRANDING To attract masses you have got to be clear and consistent in who you are. Let CoCREATEhelp you build a brand that will command legions of followers. ADVERTISING Come let us amplify your brand, product or service to your ideal clients in a way that will LEAVE A MARK on their heart and mind. CREATIVE STRATEGY Creativity without strategy is like sailing without a compass. Come let's discuss how we can steer your brand in the right direction with a solid strategy. WEB DESIGN Having an online presence is now inevitable for any brand, that is why we would like to get you online in a way that will ATTRACT and CONVERT your site visitors into followers.
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Namibia
2 Recommendations South Africa
We are located in southwest Africa, distinguished by the Namib Desert along our Atlantic Ocean coast. Our country is home to diverse wildlife, including a significant cheetah population. The capital, Windhoek, and coastal town Swakopmund contain German colonial-era buildings such as Windhoek's Christuskirche, built in 1907. In the north, EtoshaNational Park’s salt pan draws game including rhinos and giraffes. Orange dunes loom above 500-year-old camelthorn trees in Sossusvlei, while arid conditions on the Skeleton Coast have preserved the many ships wrecked on its shores. Walvis Bay is a beach town best known for its fishing and adventure sports such as shark-angling and kiteboarding. Rugged Fish River Canyon offers more adventures, which includes a hiking trail that requires a doctor’s clearance. Prehistoric rock engravings at Twyfelfontein depict an array of wildlife still found in the area. With remote attractions and a sparse population. The Windhoek's christuskirche Best time to visit Namibia The wonders of our country are best experienced during Summer, that is  (Nov–Apr). This is a warm and sunny season everywhere. Dec is peak beach season at Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. Summer is also rainy season inland, including at Windhoek. Rain is rare at any time in coastal and desert areas, including Walvis Bay. Winter (May–Aug) is mild. Coastal regions are cooler than the interior, and sea breezes are common. Oktoberfest (Windhoek, Oct) is celebrated in traditional German style, with gusto, pork, pretzels and lots of beer. Namib Desert The People and History of Namibia Namibia, the driest country in Sub-Saharan Africa has been inhabited since early times by the San, Damara, and Nama peoples. Since the 14th century, immigrating Bantu peoples arrived as part of the Bantu expansion. Since then the Bantu groups in total, one of which is known as the Ovambo people, have dominated the population of our country and since the late 19th century, have constituted a majority. In 1878 the Cape of Good Hope then a British colony had annexed the port of Walvis Bay and the offshore Penguin Islands; these became an integral part of the new Union of South Africa at its creation in 1910. In 1884, the German Empire established rule over most of the territory as a protectorate (Schutzgebiet). It began to develop infrastructure and farming, and maintained this German colony until 1915, when South African forces defeated its military. In 1920, after the end of World War I, the League of Nations mandated the country to the United Kingdom, under administration by South Africa. It imposed its laws, including racial classifications and rules. From 1948, with the National Party elected to power, South Africa applied apartheid also to what was then known as South West Africa. In the later 20th century, uprisings and demands for political representation by native African political activists seeking independence resulted in the UN assuming direct responsibility over the territory in 1966, but South Africa maintained de facto rule. In 1973 the UN recognised the South West Africa People's Organisation (SWAPO) as the official representative of the Namibian people; the party is dominated by the Ovambo, who are a large majority in the territory. Following continued guerrilla warfare, South Africa installed an interim administration in Namibia in 1985. Namibia obtained full independence from South Africa in 1990. However, Walvis Bay and the Penguin Islands remained under South African control until 1994. Namibia has a population of 2.6 million people and a stable multi-party parliamentary democracy. Agriculture, herding, tourism and the mining industry – including mining for gem diamonds, uranium, gold, silver, and base metals – form the basis of its economy. The large, arid Namib Desert has resulted in Namibia being overall one of the least densely populated countries in the world.
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Nairobi
2 Recommendations City
Nairobi is Kenya’s capital city. In addition to its urban core, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered black rhinos and home to giraffes, zebras and lions. Next to it is a well-regarded elephant orphanage operated by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Nairobi is also often used as a jumping-off point for safari trips elsewhere in Kenya. In the city center, towers like the cylindrical KICC, home to the convention center, rise near attractions like the Nairobi National Museum, devoted to Kenyan art, artifacts, wildlife and early hominids. In upscale suburban Langata, the Giraffe Centre sanctuary features a hand-feeding platform. The Karen Blixen Museum, in the “Out of Africa” author’s preserved colonial home, stands on the former farm that’s now an affluent suburb called Karen. The Bomas of Kenya cultural center, with huts representing Kenya's major ethnic groups, offers a look at traditional tribal life. Tribal arts and crafts are sold at the roving Maasai Market.
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Kampala
2 Recommendations City
Kampala is Uganda's national and commercial capital bordering Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake. Hills covered with red-tile villas and trees surround an urban centre of contemporary skyscrapers. In this downtown area, the Uganda Museum explores the country's tribal heritage through an extensive collection of artefacts. On nearby Mengo Hill is Lubiri Palace, the former seat of the Buganda Kingdom. Google photo by Wamala Medy The National Theatre hosts music, dance and film events, and has an adjacent complex selling local crafts. Lively Owino and Nakasero markets sell food alongside shoes and secondhand clothes. The latter is at the bottom of Nakasero Hill, Kampala's business and government centre. South of the city, British colonial town Entebbe offers beaches, plus boating and fishing trips on Lake Victoria. Kampala is also a gateway for exploring the rest of Uganda, from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, a mountain gorilla refuge, to Queen Elizabeth National Park, whose wetlands, rainforests and plains shelter lions and elephants. WHEN TO VISIT Kampala is a year-round destination. Although near the Equator, its weather is cooled by its highland setting. Peak season is Dec–Jan when many tourists head off on safari around the country. This period, alongside Jun–Aug, is the dry season. There are usually heavy rains Mar–May and Oct–Nov. The Bayimba International Festival of the Arts (Sep) is a celebration of Ugandan music, art, film and theatre. The huge Kampala City Festival (Oct) offers colourful street parades, music and a vibrant party atmosphere. Photo from Googe by Environment
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Kenya
1 Recommendation East Africa
Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean. It encompasses savannah, lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands. It's also home to wildlife like lions, elephants and rhinos. From Nairobi, the capital, safaris visit the Maasai Mara Reserve, known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, offering views of Tanzania's 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro. Nairobi is also home to the National Museum, with exhibits spanning native art to natural history, and the roving Maasai Market. Beach resorts line the coast around Malindi, whose vibrant coral reefs make Watamu Marine National Park a popular diving area. It’s possible to hike or climb 5,199m-tall Mt. Kenya, whose snowy peaks dominate the central highlands. In the west, Lake Nakuru National Park shelters a massive flamingo population. Lamu Island offers tranquil beaches, mosques and tours in the region's typical dhow boats, known for their slanted triangular sails and pointed bows.
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Ethiopia
2 Recommendations East Africa
Ethiopia, in the Horn of Africa, is a rugged, landlocked country split by the Great Rift Valley. With archaeological finds dating back more than 3 million years, it’s a place of ancient culture. Among its important sites are Lalibela with its rock-cut Christian churches from the 12th–13th centuries. Aksum is the ruins of an ancient city with obelisks, tombs, castles and Our Lady Mary of Zion church. In the capital, Addis Ababa, the National Museum displays art and archaeology collections, while the Ethnological Museum has tribal artifacts. Copper-domed Holy Trinity Cathedral is where Emperor Haile Selassie was buried in 1975. The Fasil Ghebbi castle complex, once the seat of Ethiopian emperors, is in Gondar. Harar is a mazelike walled town with numerous mosques. Lake Tana is the Blue Nile River’s source, with the Blue Nile Falls flowing nearby. Less-traveled Bale Mountains National Park is noted for its native wildlife. Hiking routes mark Simien Mountains National Park, an endangered-species habitat. Photo by Vahe Tilbian When to visit Peak travel months include Jul–Aug and Oct–Jan. Ethiopia’s climate ranges from mild in the highlands to very hot in the desert lowlands. For much of the country, the rainy season is Jun–Sep, with mainly dry weather the rest of the year. Timkat (Jan) is the Ethiopian Orthodox Epiphany, with baptismal reenactments. Enkutatash (Sep), the Ethiopian New Year at the end of the rainy season, is marked by singing and bouquets of yellow flowers. The Festival of Maryam Zion (Nov) is a Christian pilgrimage to Aksum’s famous church.
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