- Ghana's High Commissioner to South Africa has disclosed that the much-awaited visa-free entry to South Africa for Ghanaian travellers has started
- Charles Owiredu disclosed that the landmark initiative started on Tuesday, November 1, 2023
- The visa-waiver initiative permits travellers to transit through, depart from, and stay in the territory of both Ghana and South for up to 90 cumulative days
Ghana's High Commissioner to South Africa, Charles Owiredu, has confirmed the start of a visa-free entry initiative into South Africa from November 1, 2023.
Test runs conducted in the past couple of days were reported as successful, ensuring the smooth launch of this initiative.
The visa waiver, announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, applies to holders of ordinary passports from both Ghana and South Africa.
As per the agreement, travellers with ordinary passports from these nations will no longer require visas for certain types of visits.
This landmark development is expected to bring about significant changes for travellers between Ghana and South Africa.
It permits travellers to transit through, depart from, and stay in the territory of both countries for up to 90 cumulative days, eliminating the need for visa applications.
Ghana's High Commissioner has expressed his optimism about the initiative, as initial entries have been reported as successful.
A dedicated contact number was made available for Ghanaians entering South Africa to report any challenges, providing a mechanism to ensure the smooth implementation of this new policy.
This visa waiver signifies a positive step towards enhancing travel and economic ties between Ghana and South Africa, fostering a more seamless experience for travellers from both nations.
Ghanaian man advises youth wanting to fall in love with White women
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has reported in a separate story that a Ghanaian man has advised young men to seek relationships with older foreign women as a means to travel abroad and shared his own experience of marrying a 67-year-old woman for that purpose.
His viral video has ignited discussions on social media, with some viewing his approach as adventurous while others question the ethics of such relationships.
The story raised alarm on the unconventional paths people may take to fulfil their travel aspirations, prompting a range of reactions online.
Man advises Ghanaians to travel before turning 40 years
Also, a Ghanaian man residing in Germany has said it is important for people who want to travel out of Ghana to do so before they are 40 years old.
He explained that for him the appropriate age to relocate from Ghana in search of greener pastures is between 20 years and 40 years.
The man gave reasons for his advice and one of them was the deteriorating health of humans as they grow older.
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