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Travelers from Ghana and Uganda to provide about three PCR Tests before entering the UAE

The UAE  has introduced new travel requirements for travelers on direct flights from Ghana and Uganda with immediate effect. The communique cited on the flyer directs all passengers travelling through Ghana and Uganda to provide a 48-hour PCR Covid-19 negative test as well as a six hour Rapid-PCR test taken at the airport of departure before boarding. "Passengers transiting through Ghana and Uganda must provide a provide a 48-hour PCR […]

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Private Organizations within the Tourism Chain Benefit from the Ghana Tourism Authority Support Project

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) and the National Service Scheme (NSS) this year, have collaborated with other private organizations to take in more NSS personnel in a support scheme for the tourism industry. The motive behind this project is to improve the tourism industry and also grow small businesses which have been adversely affected by the  COVID-19 pandemic. This is also to improve the technical skills of the national service […]

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Northern Ghana Diaspora community celebrates Damba Festival and educates on Dagbon Development Fund

A maiden edition of the Damba festival has been celebrated in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States of America on 18th December, 2021. As part of efforts to foster peace and unity among the Northern Ghana Diaspora Community in the United States, the festival brought together Dagombas and other sister tribes from Northern Ghana who reside in New Jersey and other parts of the United States. It was also used […]

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Sean Mendis Thoughts: Travel restrictions on African countries may be counterproductive in the long run

Following travel bans and restrictions on some African countries including South Africa, Botswana, Malawi and Nigeria, Sean Mendis, an aviation executive popularly known as the aviation encyclopedia of our time has shared his opinion on the move by Europe and other countries to restrict the African countries from flying into the Western countries. "I think that travel restrictions as presently implemented are a blunt instrument that may actually be counterproductive […]

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Southern African tourism sector to bear the brunt of the emergence of Omicron variant as travel bans continue

The Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (FEDHASA) hopes for a swift reversal of the UK’s decision to place South Africa and neighboring countries on its travel red list, following the emergence of the Omicron variant. ‘Our industry has had to endure being thrust from wave to wave for the past 20 months and it simply isn’t sustainable to keep businesses open and livelihoods intact,’ said FEDHASA National Chairperson Rosemary […]

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