- Ghanaians no longer need a visa to travel to South Africa
- The South African Government added Ghana to the list of its visa-free countries
- Ghana joined the list with Qatar, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Cuba, Sao Tome and Principe
Information reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that Ghanaians no longer need a visa to travel to South Africa because the South African Government has added Ghana to the list of its visa-free countries.
This information was captured in a post on South Africa’s Home Affairs Twitter handle.
Other countries that were added to the list of visa-free countries include Qatar, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Cuba, Sao Tome and Principe.
A separate statement from the Home Affairs Minister, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi confirmd the news.
“Out of the 193 countries who are member states of the United Nations, the Department has granted visa-free status to 75 countries.
16 are in our [African] continent and are SADC members and 59 are from all over the world,” he noted.
He added that South Africa would immediately enter into discussions with the countries about how a visa-free regime will work.
In other news, Ghana's Black Stars have been eliminated from the 2019 African Cup of Nations following their defeat to the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia.
Many Ghanaians who were heartbroken by the results took to social media to vent their anger on the referee for the match, Victor Gomes.
The anger against the South African referee was for the fact that he disallowed a Ghana goal in the firs-half.
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Source: Yen Ghana