HLG – Weekly Newsletter – 03.03.2019

AFRICA   Zimbabwe   “Dual citizenship for Zimbabweans”, ZBC, February 26, 2019 Zimbabweans will now be allowed to hold dual citizenship once the Zimbabwe Citizenship Act is aligned with the Constitution and Cabinet also received updates on the rescue operations at Battlefields Mines in...
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HLG – Weekly Newsletter – 25.02.2019

AFRICA   Nigeria   Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja, “FG grants visa free waiver for accredited election observers”, The Nation, February 21, 2019 Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) on Thursday approved a visa-free waiver for foreign accredited election observers and monit...
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HLG – Weekly Newsletter – 18.02.2019

AFRICA   Kenya   Abel Agoro, “Government to Open New Offices for Issuance of e-Passports in Counties and the Diaspora”, Kenyans, February 11, 2019 The government is engaging in efforts to ease the e-passport application process by opening more centers for the Immigration Department. Ac...
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HLG – Weekly Newsletter – 11.02.2019

AFRICA   Ghana   “Validity of Ghana passport now extended to 10 years”, Ghana Web, February 9, 2019 The ministry of foreign affairs has announced the validity of the booklets of ordinary Ghana passport has been extended from five to 10 years. The directive takes effect March 31, 2019, ...
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HLG – Weekly Newsletter – 28.01.2019

AFRICA   Algeria  “Algeria and Russia to build robust Economic Ties”, News Ghana, January 26, 2019 Algeria and Russia on Thursday vowed to boost bilateral cooperation, particularly in the economic sector, during the visit of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to the North African natio...
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HLG – Weekly Newsletter – 21.01.2019

AFRICA   Rwanda   “Global Schengen Visa Application Centre Launched In Rwanda”, Taarifa, January 14, 2019 On January 15, 2019, VFS Global launches a Schengen Visa Application Centre in Rwanda. The new centre offers visa-processing services to people looking to travel from Rwanda to Bel...
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HLG – Weekly Newsletter – 14.01.2019

AFRICA   Angola   “New juridical regime for foreigners to boost investment”, EIN NewsDesk, January 10, 2019 On January 8, 2019, the specialized commissions of the National Assembly approved a new juridical regime for regulating the entrance, exit and residence permit for foreigners in ...
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HLG – Weekly Newsletter – 07.01.2019

AFRICA   Burundi   William Lubuulwa, “Burundi signs visa waiver with United Arab Emirates”, PML Daily, January 4, 2019 Burundi and United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in which their nationals will travel to either country visafree. The MoU was sig...
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