Central African Republic
The Foreign Office advises ‘against all but essential travel to central Bangui between the Airport and the Oubangui river. Tensions are high in Bangui and across the country. There are armed patrols that have set up several roadblocks across the country. Reports of violence, reprisal killings, looting and human rights abuses continue across the country. Since January 2015, there have been a number of kidnappings of government ministers and humanitarian and UN workers.’
What are we missing? Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park, is home to an incredible array of spectacular wildlife including the black rhino, cheetah, elephants, buffalo and leopards. Sangha Trinational is another World Heritage Site, where as the name suggests three countries (Cameroon, Central African Republic and Congo) and three national parks meet.