It is a Total Shutdown now in most African countries – #Covid19

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Gambia Hotel Association elects former tourism minister, Fatou Mas Jobe-Njie as new Chairman

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Nigeria places travel ban on 13 countries with high risk coronavirus cases and stopped visa on arrival

The Federal Government of Nigeria has placed a travel ban on countries most hit by the coronavirus pandemic following repeated calls by its citizens to restrict travel into the country.

This is just as government also suspended the Visa on Arrival policy for the time being, announcing that the ban will take effect from Saturday, March 21, 2020.

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In a statement signed by Chairman of the Presidential Task Force PTF COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, he said Nigeria is restricting entry into the country for travellers from the following thirteen (13) countries; China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, Norway, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Switzerland.

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Virgin Atlantic offers Flying Club members Flexibility in the wake of Coronavirus

In the wake of the global pandemic, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Virgin Atlantic is introducing a flexibility option for its Flying Club members who may be impacted by travel restrictions occasioned by the deadly disease.

According to Oli Byers, Senior Vice President (Data and Customer Loyalty), Virgin Atlantic: “We recognize our loyalty programme is extremely important to our members and to ensure they don’t lose out during this period of restricted travel, we have introduced flexibility within the programme. …

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St. Ange Calls for Urgent Open Dialogue with Government Amidst Coronavirus in Seychelles

Leader of the One Seychelles party, Alain St. Ange has made an urgent call on the government of Seychelles for an open dialogue following the presence of the dreaded global pandemic, the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Indian Ocean island nation.

Only last week, ATQNews.com had reported the story of St. Ange, who is contesting in the Presidential elections of Seychelles, faulting the preparedness of the government in the event of the arrival of coronavirus on the island. Sadly, …

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Ghana issues travel advisory on COVID-19, as Africa World Airlines implement measures to aid passengers

As the surge of the coronavirus keeps spreading, the Government of Ghana has issues a travel advisory strongly discouraging all travels to the country.

In a statement by the government, it said Ghana Immigration Service, at their discretion, may refuse entry to passengers, whose travels are deemed to be for conferences, funerals or any form of public gathering, adding that the restriction applies to those who hold valid visas or visa-on-arrival approval as well

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