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  • Winners Announced for the 2019 African Ranger Awards

    Winners Announced for the 2019 African Ranger Awards    On July 31ST, 2019 The World Ranger Day, African Ranger Awards proudly announced 50 winners in recognition of their extraordinary contribution to the protection of Africa’s wildlife and conservation areas. Recipients are selected from 115 nominated rangers working in 17 countries across the African continent. This…

  • 2019 African Ranger Awards Nominations Submission Opens

     2019 African Ranger Awards Nominations Submission Opens. Africa is the world’s richest continent in terms of wildlife, yet this treasure trove of biological diversity has been suffering from rampant illegal hunting. At present, the African elephant population is declining at a rate of 38,000 per year. Animals such as black rhinos and gorillas are also…

  • SOWC Features for the Month of March

    Student Feature 1st Quarter, 2019 Debra Magwada, Zimbabwe Rejuvenate Umhlaba Land Restoration Company. Rejuvenate! Umhlaba is a land restoration company that intends to establish a high value market for land restoration credits. This a market where buyers (degrading companies) meet sellers (land restorers) to buy recognition for supporting land restoration (the commodity) in exchange for…
  • Conservation MBA Founding Class Graduates

    On March 16th ALU’s School of Business held an MBA graduation ceremony which included the first cohort of Conservation professionals. Graduates hailed from Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. The ceremony was presided over by Dr. Eugene Mutimura (Rwandan Minister of Education), Fred Swaniker (Founder and CEO of ALUSB), and Dr. Donald Kaberuka (former African…
  • Conservation MBA Students Selected To Present at a Conservation Forum at Oxford University

    Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), in conjunction with ALU's School of Wildlife Conservation (SOWC), has announced the award of 4 prestigious scholarships funding attendance at a global conservation meeting in Oxford next year. Terence Chambati, Nqobizitha Ndlovu, Noel Mbise and Edwin Tambara, all students in our Conservation MBA program, will participate in the…
  • Key Admissions Dates 2019

    In this article, we share with you key admissions dates to take note of in the next few months. Happy New Year Everyone! Our campuses in Mauritius and Rwanda both resumed last week in full swing. Everyone is energized to start off the year in style. More importantly, our Year 4 students on our Mauritius…
  • School of Wildlife Conservation’s 2018 Highlights

    Frederick K. Swaniker Since it was founded in 2016, the School of Wildlife Conservation has made incredible progress thanks to the invaluable support of our partners and determination of the team. Here are some highlights from 2018: 1. Key Programs: This year, we doubled enrollment in our Conservation MBA from 15 to 30 rising conservation…
  • 5 Things to do in Rwanda

    In the country of a thousand hills, you can expect to have a thousand experiences. Rwanda is a country that is vibrant and full of nature, culture, and art. It is home to our ALU campus in Rwanda which is based in Kigali, the cleanest and safest city in Africa– a true demonstration of the…