Will creation of an all-Africa passport deliver African unity?

Published: 9/Jul/2016
Source: The New Times

The African Union is set to launch a common electronic passport that would grant visa-free travel to all of its 54 member-states, a move that hits at the organisation’s long-running goal of more closely linking nations from across the continent.

The passport will first be issued to Heads of State and senior officials at the AU’s summit in Kigali, Rwanda, due next week, with the Union saying it aims to provide passports to all African citizens by 2020.

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Themes: Identity Documents, ID Documents and Passports
Regions: Pan Africa
Year: 2016