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Ethiopian Airlines says ready to transport COVID-19 vaccines
Reuters
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian Airlines is set to take a lead role in ferrying COVID-19 vaccines around the world and expects demand for the service to last for up to three years, its head of cargo services said on Sunday…Read more>>

HEALTH

Uganda to begin nationwide Covid vaccinations Wednesday

Voice of America
Uganda launches its national vaccination program on Wednesday, two days after receiving 100,000 additional doses of Covid-19 vaccine donated by the Indian government….Read more>>

How Africa can save the world from a never-ending Covid-19 pandemic
Business Standard
As the rest of the world prepares for a vaccine-driven return to normal over the next few months, at her community health centre in a poor, working-class neighbourhood of Cape Town, Andrea Mendelsohn is dreading the arrival of April and May…Read more>>

TOURISM

Tunisia eases Covid-19 measures in hopes to save tourism season

Hindustan Times
The Health Ministry of Tunisia, on Friday, revealed that they will ease the Covid-19 protocols, including nighttime curfew, quarantine for visitors and movement between cities in an attempt to bring the tourists back….Read more>>

Seychelles to fully open borders March 25, regardless of vaccination status
Luxury Travel Advisor
The Seychelles has announced that it will be welcoming visitors from across the globe, irrespective of their vaccination status, from March 25, 2021. Visitors from South Africa will still not be permitted to enter Seychelles for the time being until further review…Read more>>

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