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27 March 2020

FCO Updates - 27 March 2020

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In the last 24 hours the FCO has updated advice for the following countries

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26 March 2020

Wildlife webcams accessible from home

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While all SANParks have closed for the 21-day lockdown period, their webcams are still operational. If the travel bug comes biting, log onto the webcams and marvel over the undisturbed wildlife. There are still and live webcams available for viewing. The still cams are located in Addo Elephant National Park, Nossob within the Kgalagdi Transfontier National Park and Orpen, Punda Maria and Satara within the Kruger National Park.

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26 March 2020

FCO Updates - 26 March 2020

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In the last 24 hours the FCO has updated advice for the following countries

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25 March 2020

FCO Updates - 25 March 2020

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In the last 24 hours the FCO has updated advice for the following countries

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24 March 2020

FCO Updates - 24 March 2020

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In the last 24 hours the FCO has updated advice for the following countries

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23 March 2020

FCO Updates - 23 March 2020

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In the last 24 hours the FCO has updated advice for the following countries

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23 March 2020

Ethiopia receives Jack Ma's coronavirus donation to Africa

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March 22: Jack Ma’s coronavirus donation arrives in Ethiopia A coronavirus support from CEO of Ali Baba, global e-commerce giants, has arrived in Ethiopia. The consignment was flown in by Ethiopian Airlines from Guanzhuo to Addis Ababa.

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23 March 2020

In Memoriam: Legendary hotelier Sol Kerzner passes away

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Legendary hotelier Solomon ‘Sol’ Kerzner, who was instrumental in revolutionising the Maldives tourism industry, has passed away. The South African hotel mogul, 84, died of cancer at his family home in Cape Town.

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20 March 2020

FCO Updates - 20 March 2020

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In the last 24 hours the FCO has updated advice for the following countries

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20 March 2020

#AirSeychelles takes delivery of second brand new #Airbus #A320Neo

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Air Seychelles has announced that the airline has taken delivery of its second new A320neo aircraft registered as ‘S7-PTI’. Named Pti Merl Dezil, the aircraft landed in the Seychelles late in the evening on Thursday, 19 March 2020 but without the usual pomp and ceremony, cognizant of the current #COVID19 outbreak.

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20 March 2020

Win for conservation as African black rhino numbers rise

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Numbers of African black rhinos in the wild have risen by several hundred, a rare boost in the conservation of a species driven to near extinction by poaching. Black rhinos are still in grave danger but the small increase – an annual rate of 2.5% over six years, has swollen the population from 4,845 in 2012 to an estimated 5,630 in 2018, giving hope that efforts put into saving the species are paying off.

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19 March 2020

FCO Updates - 19 March 2020

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In the last 24 hours the FCO has updated advice for the following countries

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19 March 2020

First baby rhino born on KZN reserve in over 100 years

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Thula Thula Private Game Reserve announced the birth of a baby white rhino, to mother Mona, on Facebook. This is the first time in over a century that a rhino calf has been born on the private game reserve in KwaZulu-Natal.

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18 March 2020

FCO Updates - 18 March 2020

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In the last 24 hours the FCO has updated advice for the following countries

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17 March 2020

FCO Updates - 17 March 2020

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In the last 24 hours the FCO has updated advice for the following countries COVID-19 Exceptional Travel Advisory Notice As countries respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, including travel and border restrictions, the FCO advises British nationals against all but essential international travel. Any country or area may restrict travel without notice.

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17 March 2020

FCO Updates - 16 March 2020

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In the last 24 hours the FCO has updated advice for the following countries

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17 March 2020

COVID-19 Travel Advisories - 16 March 2020

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In the past week various countries have imposed entry restrictions on travellers from various countries affected by COVID-19

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17 March 2020

COVID-19 Legal Update - 16 March 2020

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Just as the government has moved into the delay stage, I believe operators faced with FCO advice not to travel, must do the same.

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13 March 2020

World’s first 3D-printed resort to open in Mozambique

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Kisawa Sanctuary situated on Mozambique’s Benguerra Island – the second largest island in the Bazaruto Archipelago – will be the world’s first 3D-printed luxury resort when it opens later this year. The sanctuary will feature 12 bungalows on a private sanctuary beach.

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12 March 2020

Radisson Hotels to reduce single-use plastics globally

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The Radisson Hotel Group is set to launch a global roll-out plan of plastic reduction - including the introduction of bulk amenities in all hotels across the group's portfolio by 2022. The group will implement bulk amenity dispensers across all brands by the beginning of 2022, replacing small bottles for common bathroom products. This action will remove 57 million miniature amenities from circulation, avoiding the use of almost 500 tons of plastic annually.

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