Rwanda Ranks Highly on Africa Visa Openness Index

You are about to set off on a trip to another African country. Suitcases are packed, accommodation is reserved, tickets have been booked, and passport is in hand. Everything has been taken care of and you can get on your way. But can you?

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Uganda, Rwanda & Kenya Among Africa’s top performers on visa openness

Featured on the Kenyan Wall Street. The African Development Bank, in collaboration with the African Union Commission and the World Economic Forum has launched the second edition of the Africa Visa Openness Index which measures how open African countries are when it comes to visas by looking at what they ask of citizens from other African countries when they travel.

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Africans moved more freely in 2016, according to second Africa Visa Openness Index

The African Development Bank, in collaboration with the African Union Commission and the World Economic Forum, launched on Friday, May 19, 2017, the second edition of the Africa Visa Openness Index, ahead of the Bank’s Annual Meetings in Ahmedabad, India.

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AfDB President Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina receives African passport, symbol of continental integration

The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina received his copy of the African Passport in Abidjan on Wednesday, 5 October 2016, hailing the occasion as a clear signal of Africa’s move toward integration.

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Visa Free by 2018? Africa’s Open Visa Policy

African citizens currently face some of the most stringent visa restrictions in the world. According to the Africa Visa Openness Index Report launched by the African Development Bank (AfDB), citizens of African countries require visas to travel to 55% of countries within the continent.

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