The United Kingdom, Canada, The United Arab Emirates and other developed countries are barring entry into their respective countries from passport holders of certain African countries. Irregardless of your health test or vaccination status, you are banned from entering certain developed countries if you are a citizen with a travel passport from one of the banned African countries.
“The new variant, omicron, has already been found in three [ECOWAS] member states and has led to unfortunate impositions of travel bans by some countries, which are unjustified and unacceptable,” ECOWAS Chairman and President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo said.
“Africa should not be labelled and penalized for COVID-19 variants and mutations that occur randomly elsewhere in the world. Africa is not the source of COVID-19,” President of African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina