PAN AFRICAN E-PASSPORT BECOMES A REALITY, AU ISSUES FIRST BATCH

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African Union, AU is exploring ways of fostering closer integration of Africans to fast track economic development and promote travel and tourism within the continent. One of the major steps in that direction was the launching recently, of a common passport that will enable the holder have visa-free access to all 54 member states.

The first of the electronic passports were unveiled at the AU Summit in Kigali, Rwanda, where they were issued to heads of state and senior officials.

The AU plans to issue the passport to all eligible Africans by 2020.

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