AU chairperson: Travel bans ‘lack common sense’

AU boss Moussa Faki Mahamat

African Union Commission boss Moussa Faki Mahamat. He said there was no “common sense” or scientific reasoning behind the travel bans.

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What you need to know:

  • It has emerged that the Omicron variant existed in many corners of the globe before South African scientists identified it

African Union Commission boss Moussa Faki Mahamat says the world owes Africa a responsibility to lift travel restrictions imposed on the continent for discovering a new variant of Covid-19.

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