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Who is Afrika?

On 27th March Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary woke up to a pleasant surprise; our own Afrika had had a baby boy the previous night. Here is some information you did not know about this juvenile chimpanzee. Afrika is a female chimpanzee who is estimated to have been […]

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Two wild chimpanzees lost in Hoima District, Western Uganda

A group of hunters in Kitoba Sub County killed a chimpanzee in Mid-March. The hunters cut the animal into pieces, roasted and allegedly fed it to their dogs. Chimpanzee Trust team reached the scene and found remains of the chimpanzee. ‘We informed the Uganda Wildlife Authority who […]

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Baby chimpanzee born to Ngamba Island Community

Baby chimpanzee born to Ngamba Island Community

Ngamba Island’s chimpanzee community is celebrating the birth of a baby to Afrika. The baby boy was born on 27th March following an implant failure that had Afrika conceive in July 2014. Dr. Titus, the Sanctuary Manager and Veterinarian gives us an account of the events: “The […]

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Itohya forest thriving with new chimpanzee additions

Itohya forest thriving with new chimpanzee additions

Last month we reported about acquiring camera traps to help us monitor chimpanzee behaviour and ecology in Itohya forest in Western,Uganda. From the latest images captured by the camera, we have observed two baby chimpanzees; estimated at 1 year. Itohya forest is a 374 hectare privately owned […]

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Camera traps to ease chimpanzee monitoring

Camera traps to ease chimpanzee monitoring

Since 2008, we’ve been monitoring privately owned forests in Hoima district to document mammal ecology and behavior, in addition to human impacts on the forests. We have been doing periodic weekly monitoring patrols that document presence of mammals and changes occurring in the forests as a result […]

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The first hospital launched at Myende landing site

The nearest hospital to Myende fishing village on Lake Victoria is over 18Km away. Transport to the hospital would cost over $10 but with no guarantee of getting the right medication after diagnosis by the medical officer as medicines were in most cases out of stock.This proved […]

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Bilharzia reduces among island communities

Bilharzia is ranked among the Neglected Tropical Diseases in Africa which has affected over 42 million people. It is a common disease among fishing villages on Lake Victoria mainly because of poor sanitation in these communities. For the last 3 years Chimpanzee Trust has partnered with Dr. […]

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Enjoy a fishing trip on Lake Victoria

Enjoy a fishing trip on Lake Victoria

Have a get away on the cool waters of the 2nd largest lake in the world; Lake Victoria. Take a fishing trip and try your luck at catching a Nile Perch. We have a wide range of fishing methods although trolling has been the most popular. All […]

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Dr. Jane Goodall at Ngamba Island

Dr. Jane Goodall at Ngamba Island

We were honoured to host Dr. Jane Goodall to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary on 18th January 2014. This is what she thinks of the sanctuary.

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Ngamba Island’s alpha male passes

The remains of Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary’s alpha male, Mika were found in the forest yesterday. Mika has been the Ngamba Island chimpanzee group’s alpha male for over 10 years. He was reported missing on the evening of the 22nd of September when he did not return […]

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