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Towards a Visa-Free Africa

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One Africa – One Visa – One Passport. An idyllic dream that could become reality within this decade. In this article, we explore the African Passport and Free Movement of People, the Africa Visa Openness Index, and a multi-stage walkathon ...

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33rd African Union Summit to Silence the Guns

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 7 February 2020 – The annual African Union Summit kicked off in Addis Ababa on 21st January and will run until the 10th of February under the theme: Silencing the Guns: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa’s Development.   The president of ...

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South Africa to Chair African Union in 2020

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 11 February 2019 – Following the 32nd African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government Summit which kicked off yesterday, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected as the 1st Vice Chairperson of the African Union ...

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Suspect African Union Meeting in Addis Ababa

Following numerous media articles and views on suspicious conduct relating to the recent UNWTO Secretary-General elections, the photograph depicted above has surfaced of African Union (AU) tourism ministers meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which according to the then Seychelles Secretary-General ...

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AU funding model, a threat to tourism in Africa

South Africa hosted the African Union Summit in Sandton in Johannesburg from 07 June 2015 to the 15 June 2015. The AU want all member countries to impose a US$2 hospitality levy per hotel stay and a US$10 airfare levy ...

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