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Rwanda visa on arrival, no prior application for visa to Rwanda

Effective from 01 January 2018, nationals of all countries will get the Rwanda visa upon arrival without prior application. Previously, one had to apply for their Rwanda visa online in advance before arriving Rwanda. This was reached upon in the Rwanda government cabinet meeting on November 08, 2017,  that approved the establishment of the new…

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Uganda Launches e-Visa application

All those who have guests, friends or relatives visiting Uganda, kindly advise them to apply for the Visas online. Soon they will be no issuance at the point of entry.It is not yet however known if Uganda will continue for the time being with a  parallel process of Visa on arrival as has been the…

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British Airways suspends Heathrow–Entebbe route flights

British Airways (BA) final flights to and from Entebbe airport to London Heathrow will be on October 2 and October 3, 2015 respectively as the company suspends all its services. BA says after a review of its flight schedules, Heathrow-Entebbe route was not considered commercially viable. Blogger Tags: British Airways Entebbe, BA closure Entebbe

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Tourism Visa fees for foreigner residents in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya Waived

Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda have waived visa fees for foreign residents to allow easy access to the region’s diverse tourism experience. According to Yamina Karitanyi, the Rwanda Development Board’s Head of Department for Tourism and Conservation, the waiver was agreed on under the Northern Corridor Integration projects initiative. Known as the East Africa Tourist Visa…

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Rwanda now screening visitors from USA, Spain too for Ebola

Rwanda now screening visitors from USA, Spain too for Ebola The Rwanda ministry of Health has issued health safety guidelines to incoming passengers from Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, USA and Spain or traveled to those countries in the last 22 days. The passengers are to call a toll free line (114) on a daily basis…

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Press Release: Health Status of Uganda Regarding Marbug Virus, Ebola

Press ReleaseOctober 15th, 2014Health Status of Uganda Uganda Tourism Board informs all visitors, travellers and tourists, domestic and international that the Health status of the country is okay contrary to some media reports.On 28th September 2014, one case of the Marburg hemorrhagic fever was reported and the people closest to this individual were immediately quarantined.…

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2014 Africa Ebola Spread– Are travellers to Uganda, Rwanda Affected?

We understand that there is concern over the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and we would like to reassure everyone  that to date there have been no reported cases of Ebola in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania,  Botswana, South Africa or Zambia. The World Health Organization (WHO) states: ‘The risk of a tourist or businessman/woman becoming…

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