Visa-free status: South Africa denies Nigeria, grants Ghana

is the latest country to be granted a by the South African government.

’s Department of Home Affairs has added Ghana to a list of seven countries whose nationals will be permitted to enter South Africa -free.

was not included despite the large volume of trade between the two countries.

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South Africa announced in September 2018, that it was finalising a number of visa waiver agreements with other countries including Ghana to allow travellers to enter the country without a visa.

According to the Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, citizens of the seven countries are able to enter South Africa without a visa.

“Tourism will soar if we relax visa requirements for entry into South Africa. We know that Tourism is very important for job creation,” he said today at a briefing in South Africa.

“Out of the 193 countries who are member states of the United Nations, the Department has granted visa-free status to 75 countries. Of these 16 are in our continent and are SADC members and 59 are from all over the world.”


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