Visa openness in Africa unlocking intra-regional trade and investments potential, report shows

AFRICA – African travellers now have liberal access to over half the continent, the 2019 Africa Visa Openness Index published by the African Union Commission and African Development Bank, reveals. The report was launched on the sidelines of the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa. On average, Africans can travel to approximately 27 countries visa-free or with a visa on arrival. The progress on visa openness in Africa follows growing momentum for greater integration between countries and signals that policymakers across the continent are pushing reforms, making it easier…

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