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Ghana, South Africa To Conclude Negotiations On Visa Waivers

Ghana and South Africa are to meet next month to conclude negotiations on a visa waiver between the two countries to allow citizens travel to each other’s country without visas. South Africa’s High Commissioner to Ghana, Ms Lulu Xingwana, said South Africa’s Head of Immigration would be in Ghana to conclude the agreement. “We are left with issues concerning reciprocity

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SA urbanist cancels UK lecture, says visa process makes visitors “feel like criminals”

Zahira Asmal, an urbanist from South Africa, has been forced to cancel a planned lecture in London after a “humiliating” experience with UK visa services. The cancellation comes amid rising concern over the way overseas creatives, particularly those from Africa, are being treated when applying for visas to visit the UK. Asmal had been due to give a lecture in

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Stop The Rumour, The New Nigerian Passport Does Not Have Only Images Of Cows

The Nigerian government announced that a new international passport would be produced, which would replace the current one in use. This wasn’t much of a big deal because Nigerians believed the current passport was due for a change anyway. However, as soon as some of the features inside the visa pages were announced, it became controversial, as mischief makers started

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US Embassy In Nigeria Under Fire Over Constant Visa Denial

In recent months the United States (US) Embassy in Nigeria, has been under fire, as many Nigerians have complained about the high rate of visa denials by the embassy, despite filling the forms and providing authentic travel documents. Reacting to this, the US embassy stated that its officers do not derive joy in denying visa to applicants. The US Embassy

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