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THE efforts of a veterinarian in conserving an endangered species of crane in Rwanda have been recognised by a Rolex Award for Enterprise.

Olivier Nsengimana has been named as a ‘young laureate’ by Rolex for his work to save Rwanda's grey crowned crane. He will receive 50,000 Swiss francs (about £32,500) towards his project.

Mr Nsengimana graduated in 2010 from the Higher Institute of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in Rwanda's Northern Province and joined the charity Gorilla Doctors in Musanze in the north of Rwanda as a field veterinarian. He …

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