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Africa bans single-use plastic bags

Single-use plastic bags are banned in Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Namibia, Malawi, Morocco… Plastic bags are everywhere these days, and while they may seem like a cheap, easy way to carry our goods, they are wreaking havoc on the planet in a number of ways. The Namibian Government has announced a complete ban on plastic bags in...
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South Africa E-Visa

Hopefully it will soon be easier for New Zealanders to get a South African Visa! South Africa Online Visa to be piloted in New Zealand Need help planning your African Safari? We are your African safari experts. We don’t sell the world, we specialise in Africa, and we spend several months there every year. We...
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South Africa Visa Update

New Zealand passport holders can once again travel to South Africa without the need of getting any type of visa. After more than two years under the visa regime South Africa’s Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, announced the news during South Africa’s Home Affairs Budget Vote in July. In 2017, in what was considered...
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Tanzania plastic bag ban

The Government of Tanzania advises travellers to the country that, from June 1, all plastic carrier bags, regardless of thickness, will be prohibited from being imported, exported, manufactured, sold, stored, supplied and used in mainland Tanzania. This excludes plastic packaging for medical services, industrial products, construction industry, agricultural sector, foodstuffs, sanitary and waste management. Visitors...
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