• African citizens can travel freely within all 54 countries by 2018 – AU

    African citizens can travel freely within all 54 countries by 2018 – AU

    The African Union, AU, is working to produce a common electronic passport that will grant holders visa-free access to all 54 member-countries.

    This was contained in a statement by the union on Wednesday.

    AU said the passport was a step towards the fulfilment of the continent’s aspirations as enshrined in Agenda 2063 action plan, which is “to promote greater continental integration and forge a united Africa”.

    AU disclosed that the passports will be distributed to all African citizens by 2018, a plan that […]