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Emirates expands reach in Southern Africa via interline agreement with Airlink

Emirates and Airlink have announced an interline agreement, widening Emirates’ reach into Southern Africa as countries begin opening their borders for travelers. Emirates and Airlink have announced an interline agreement, widening Emirates’ reach into Southern Africa as countries begin opening their borders for travelers. Emirates’ agreement with Airlink will provide …

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Emirates announces resumption of flights to Entebbe

Emirates announces resumption of flights to Entebbe

Emirates today has announced it will restart services to Entebbe, Uganda on 1 October 2020 and Muscat, Oman from 2 October, bringing the total number of cities served by the airline to 94. Emirates is gradually resuming operations and rebuilding its network to provide more opportunities for travel, sparing no …

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UTB Launches Domestic “Take on The Pearl” Tourism Campaign

Uganda Tourism Board has Friday September 11 launched a domestic tourism campaign dubbed ‘Take On The Pearl’. The 8-week long campaign is aimed at jump-starting the country’s tourism with much emphasis on the domestic market, in addition to putting a spotlight on some of the country’s prized tourist attractions. Addressing …

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Miss Tourism 2020 beauty pageant cancelled

The 2020 Miss Tourism Uganda beauty pageant activities have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The cancelled activities include regional crowning , national boot camp and national crowning of 2020. According to Kanyike Allan Bwette, the Chief Executive Officer of Miss Tourism Uganda, with covid-19 they were left with …

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Africa’s top 10 Covid hotspots face virus storm

The World Health Organisation has warned that the coronavirus pandemic could overwhelm already strained public health systems in Africa. Despite considerable investments in the past five months, Africa’s healthcare infrastructure remains gravely inadequate. The average doctor to patient ratio of 1:5,000 is still far short of the World Health Organisation …

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Rwanda Opens Airports for travellers

Rwandan airports on Saturday reopened to international travellers, more than four months after the East African nation suspended commercial passenger flights to mitigate the Covid-19 outbreak. The suspension didn’t affect cargo and emergency flights. Tourists travelling by charter flights had been allowed to enter the country that is famous for …

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