The United Arab Emirates announced that it will lift a travel ban to 12 African countries
DUBAI, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates announced that it will lift a travel ban to 12 African countries for citizens who are fully vaccinated, state news agency WAM said on Friday.
The countries include Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nigeria, the Republic of Congo, South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zimbabwe.
Fully vaccinated citizens who had booster doses will be allowed to travel starting from Feb. 6.
The move also allows medically exempted unvaccinated persons and "humanitarian cases" to travel, according to WAM.
Reporting by Lilian Wagdy and Moaz Abd-Alaziz; Writing by Lina Najem; Editing by Louise Heavens and Andrea Ricc
Dubai is definitely a popular vacation destination so this is good news. Nice to see
There are plenty of awesome African countries and I'm sure theyd love the news of a lifted travel ban!