MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

02-Oct-2020 to 15:50

Zimbabwe reopens airports as it further eases COVID-19 restrictions

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe has reopened airports for international travellers in a move aimed at igniting life into a tourism sector that had been crippled by more than six months of a COVID-19 lockdown, APA learnt here on Friday.

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01-Oct-2020 to 13:40

S/Africa reopens borders to African travellers

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa on Thursday reopened its borders to African travellers, ending a tough six-month lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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22-Sep-2020 to 17:27

Pressure mounts to liquidate S/Africa’s troubled airline

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Pressure mounted on Tuesday for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government to liquidate South African Airways and save taxpayers the burden of keeping the loss-making airline afloat.

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21-Sep-2020 to 07:46

Namibia welcomes first European flight after opening of borders

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — A Lufthansa plane carrying 133 passengers became the first direct commercial flight from Europe to land in Namibia on Sunday after the southern African country opened its borders to international travellers earlier this month.

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09-Sep-2020 to 07:01

Zimbabwe to resume domestic and int’l travel

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has approved the resumption of domestic flights starting on Thursday, with international flights expected to commence in October.

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02-Sep-2020 to 07:50

eSwatini launches domestic tourism campaign

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The eSwatini government has launched a campaign to encourage locals to patronise the country’s tourist attractions in the face of the international travel bans triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.

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26-Aug-2020 to 07:58

Namibia to allow foreign tourists from September 1

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia is set to reopen its borders to foreign tourists starting next week as part of efforts to revive a tourism sector hammered by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, a cabinet minister announced on Tuesday.

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