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Coronavirus – UK: First Bus brings in changes including new ticket payment rules

Coronavirus – UK: First Bus brings in changes including new ticket payment rules

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BRISTOL --- Social distancing measures were trialled on the number 24 buses in Bristol. Passengers travelling onĀ First BusĀ services have been advised of changes including new preferences on payment and a "ground-breaking counting facility". Stricter measures have been rolled out this week by First West of England to protect passengers and bus drivers amid the coronavirus pandemic. Although people are still being discouraged from going on public transport, those who rely on it are being asked to adhere to safety precautions. In a statement this afternoon (Wednesday), First said it had installed a "ground-breaking passenger counting facility" to the drivers' ticket machines, which advises them when their bus is at safe capacity and when to turn on the 'sorry bus full' display. ...
Coronavirus – Uganda: Eddy Kenzo to be repatriated from Ivory Coast

Coronavirus – Uganda: Eddy Kenzo to be repatriated from Ivory Coast

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Kampala --- The Ugandan Government has started the process of repatriating superstar Eddy Kenzo. The celebrated Ugandan musician has been stranded in Ivory Coast for months and now government with the help of businessman Balaam Barugahara.This comes after the Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Sam Kahamba Kuteesa authorised the repartriation of more Ugandans who have been stranded abroad due to Covid-19. Eddy Kenzie performing at his VIP sshow at Serena Hotel last year The first repartriated Ugandans landed in the country on Monday aboard Ethiopian Airlines.Once Kenzo is brought back, he will be quarantined for 14 days.Legislators early this month renewed calls for repatriation of Ugandans stranded abroad following the outbreak of Covid-19.Hon. Anna Adeke Ebaju (Indep., National Fe...