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Mauritius to sell citizenship and passports

WVNTR – By all means Mauritius is trying to attract investors. Mauritius is offering foreigners the chance to obtain Mauritian citizenship in exchange for a non-refundable contribution of $1m to the national sovereign wealth fund. Applicants’ dependents are also eligible for citizenship with an additional cost of $100,000 per family member. Another scheme will offer […]

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Nigeria, Ecuador to sign visa-free agreement

Ecuadorian Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Deopoldo Rovayo WVNTR – The Ecuadorian Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Deopoldo Rovayo, says his country and Nigeria have agreed to sign a visa free agreement to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries. Rovavo made the announcement when he paid a courtesy visit to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry […]

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The United States has threatened to impose visa restrictions on Ghanaian citizens

WVNTR – The United States government has threatened to impose visa restrictions on Ghanaian citizens for not complying with international obligations regarding the issuance of travel documents to Ghanaians awaiting deportation from the U.S. In a statement issued Wednesday by the United States embassy in Accra, the U.S. government stated that they will be forced […]

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51 young South Africans stranded in China following visa scam

International Relations and Co-operation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu. Picture: African News Agency (ANA) Archives WVNTR – Johannesburg – The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) is working with Chinese authorities to help dozens of young South Africans who are stranded in China due to a visa scam. A statement said Minister of International Relations and […]

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Tourism creates 21 million jobs in Africa, exceeds manufacturing, banking — AU

WVNTR – (Vanguard) – The African Union, AU, says the tourism sector supports about 21 million jobs in Africa with a value of over $160 million, exceeding manufacturing and banking sectors combined. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, the AU Commissioner for Infrastructure and Tourism, disclosed this at the just- concluded 61st UN World Tourism Organisation, UNWTO Regional […]

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Zimbabwe grants visa-on-arrival to Chinese visitors

WVNTR – (ECNS) – Zimbabwe will relax travel restrictions for Chinese visitors starting July 1, offering visa-on-arrival for Chinese nationals. As a landlocked country with abundant natural beauty in southern Africa, Zimbabwe brims with wonder and spectacle for tourists, boasting five World Heritage Sites. These recreational cultural and historical locations are popular destinations for visitors […]

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US: Why We Revoked Visas of some Nigerians Travelling to America

Image Creddit –  PunchNg WVNTR – (ThisDay) – Among the number of reasons the United States Government had revoked the visas of some Nigerians traveling to the US might have been because of overstaying the period of admission, applying for asylum in another country, and working without proper authorisation. This was indicated in an email […]

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