AfDB Launches First Africa Visa Openness Index


By chike onwuegbuchi The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched the first Africa Visa Openness Index, which shows how Africa remains largely closed off to African travellers. On average Africans need visas to travel to 55% of other African countries, can get visas on arrival in only 25% of other countries and don’t need a visa to travel to just […]

Read more

Kenyan coffee chain Java House targets Nigeria expansion

Kenya’s Java House has 36 coffee houses and restaurants and plans to open outlets across Africa in the next five years to capitalise on rising consumer spending, its chief executive said. Kevin Ashley, who founded Java’s first outlet in Nairobi in 1999, said the company would open in Kigali, Dar es Salaam, Lagos, Accra and Lusaka. For now, the firm’s […]

Read more

Zambia joins the bandwagon, launches E visa

The Zambia Tourism Agency (formerly Zambia Tourism Board) is pleased to announce that the Government of the Republic of Zambia through the Ministry of Home Affairs (Department of Immigration) launched the e-Visa facility on Wednesday, 14th October, 2015 at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka which was officiated by the Minister of Home Affairs. The e-Visa facility is open to […]

Read more