South Africa denies Nigeria visa-free status, grants Ghana

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Ramaphosa of South Africa

Ghana is the latest country to be granted a visa-free status by the South African government.

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

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

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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Wonderful 


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Ibrahim Abubakar
3 months ago

Nice improvement 


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John Chibuike
3 months ago
That Is Their Business But Why Did They reject nigeria
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Okosun Cyril
3 months ago

Why this discrimination.  But Nigeria is a promoter of South Africa Mtn


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Jimoh Mubarak
3 months ago

I think Nigeria need to develop so that they can be honored 


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They should grab Nigeria we are a great nation


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Usmansulaiman
3 months ago

Why our leader Has no take any action 


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Too bad GOD will help us


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good inprovrment
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Wisdom Nna
3 months ago

Nice but why will they deny Nigeria that privilege


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Emeka Augustine
3 months ago

Just because of they are afraid of Nigerians!


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Lucky Friday
3 months ago
That is ther business
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Victoria Shaba
3 months ago

Wonderful thing


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Opeifa Temitayo
3 months ago

But it's not fair noww


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Bassey Eduon
3 months ago
what racism dis is not good for us
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Chinedu Ikeokwu
3 months ago

Nigeria is still a great nation, we can still fine a way out. 


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Ubah Joy Oluchi
3 months ago

Ghana can't be compared to Nigeria,this is not a good one.


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Lucky Baraya
3 months ago

Maybe it's because of AFCON


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Fabiyi Oluwasegun
3 months ago

the haterd towards nigerians from south africa and ghana is unacceptable..


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ABU ANTHONY O
3 months ago

Ramaphosa of South Africa what has Nigeria done not to be granted Visa-free despate the co-relationship between the two country


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