More Ugandans repatriated from South Africa and Zambia

A total of 75 Ugandan nationals and legal residents have successfully returned home from South Africa and Zambia as the ongoing Repatriation exercise by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The 75 returned home aboard the Uganda Airliner CRJ900 which touched down at Entebbe International Airport on Monday evening at 8:15 pm.

The Ugandan High commission in Southern Africa saw off 55 Ugandans from Pretoria and 20 Ugandans from Lusaka, Zambia who had registered to return home after being stranded aboard following the closure of the Airspace owing to COVID-19.

This is the second repatriation flight from Southern Africa has with the initial flight dating back to 2nd July 2020 that saw a total of 62 Ugandans and legal residents safely return home.

The categories of people aboard this flight included mostly Students, Professionals, Business People, government officials.

After meeting the set SOP’s set by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Health of Uganda, guidelines by the South African Government and other Governments in the Southern Africa region.

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