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Kenya offers visas on arrival to Africans

Published on November 29, 2017

Any African travelling to Kenya will now not be required to apply for a visa before leaving for the East African country.

This is after President Uhuru Kenyatta abolished the pre-visa requirement on Tuesday when he took the oath of office for a second and final term."Today, I am directing that any African wishing to visit Kenya will be eligible to receive a visa at the port of entry," Mr Kenyatta said.

The move is in line with the Free Movement of Persons and the African Passport policy adopted by the African Union at the 27th ordinary session held in Kigali, Rwanda in July 2016. African states are expected to adopt the African passport and work closely with the AU Commission to facilitate its issuance at the national level based on international, continental and national policy provisions and continental design and specifications. Read more. Source | East African