Tag Archives: African Union

African Spy Chiefs Set Deadline for Continental Passport

By | May 27, 2017

The Pan-African passport will come in three types of colors- the Red (diplomats) blue (civil servants) and green (ordinary) and each African country is expected to adopt the process of availing this travel document according to the new draft treaty which was endorsed in Kigali, this weekend. The CISSA Executive Secretary, Shimelis W. Semayat said that it is… Read More »

AU Launches Common Passport

By | May 22, 2017

The African Union has launched a common passport that will grant visa-free access among all 54 member states. At present, only 13 African States are open to all African citizens without advance visas, with many placing severe restrictions on travel.   A recent report from the African Development Bank advised that easing entrance requirements would support economic growth,… Read More »