What's happening in Africa? A COVID19 Update

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[vc_row][vc_column][dt_fancy_title title=”What’s happening in Africa? A Covid19 Update” title_align=”left” title_size=”h3″][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The last few months we have all been waiting for the world’s situation to improve while keeping a close eye on global travel. Every country has implemented their own measures along with safety protocols and so the travel world has been in a state of constant change.

We understand that with policies seemingly changing from week to week, it can prove daunting trying understand what the current travel panorama is like and plan your future safari adventures.

As of today Monday the 13th of July, these are the latest developments from some of our destination African countries in terms of travel with some good news in the mix!

Tanzania: open for local and international travel. Travelers entering the country should be aware of possible health risks posed by inadequate protocols and facilities within the quarantine locations

Kenya: local air travel will start operations from the 15 July under the Ministry of Health and Transport guidelines. He added that international travel shall resume, effective 1 August 2020. From the onset of the virus adopted stringent global health and hygiene protocols, gaining accreditation by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) a “Safe Travel Stamp”.

Rwanda: the Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure has issued a statement confirming that the Kigali’s International Airport will reopen on Aug 1. Travellers who wish to visit the country at this stage will be required to show proof of a COVID-19 PCR negative test from a certified laboratory, taken within 72 hours of arriving in Rwanda. For passengers entering Rwanda, a second PCR test will be conducted upon arrival, with results delivered within 24 hours, during which time they will remain in the designated hotel at their own cost.

Uganda: travel bans for local and international tourism remain in place with no date given to its reopening of tourism activities.

Republic of Congo: travel bans for local and international tourism remain in place with no date given to its reopening of tourism activities.

South Africa: travel bans for local and international tourism remain in place with no date given to its reopening of tourism activities.

Botswana: local travel is allowed while international travel ban remains in place, no date given to its reopening of tourism activities.

Zimbabwe: travel bans for local and international tourism remain in place with no date given to its reopening of tourism activities.

Namibia: travel bans for local and international tourism remain in place with no date given to its reopening of tourism activities.

Zambia: open for local and international travel. Stringent measures have been put in place to ensure your health & safety.

The current situation will undoubtedly change with new global developments; we will endeavor to keep you informed of any changes. Our team has made it a priority to be informed of all the latest policies & protocols in the different countries to be able to advise all our guests accordingly and address any questions you may have regarding travelling in times of COVID19.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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