DRC reopens Africa's oldest natural park.

Position:Kaleidoscope - Improvement in security of Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo - Brief article

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s Virunga National Park has reopened after a deadly attack on a group of tourists forced the park to close over a year ago.

Virunga is situated in DRC's north-eastern Kivu province, near the Ugandan border, and is an area associated with rebel groups and Ebola.

Last May, a ranger was killed during the kidnapping of two Britons and their Congolese driver--who were eventually released. Armed militias continue to control large swathes of the park and 175 have been killed protecting it. Yet Africa's oldest national park and largest tropical rainforest reserve is also an area...

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