East Africa Launches New E-Passport
The new digitalised and machine-readable East African passport replaces the old travel document which was restricted to Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi only.
The new East African e-passport.
Region Launches New Travel Document
Daily News, 29 February 2016
President John Magufuli will be joining his four counterparts from Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi in launching the first community travel document here on Wednesday. Read more »
Opening of Borders Vital for Africa Trade Growth
Zimbabwe Independent, 26 February 2016
A recent report, the first of its kind, by the African Development Bank titled Africa Visa Openness Report 2016, confirmed that Africa largely remains closed, with Africans still… Read more »
EAC Citizens to Acquire E-Passports
Focus, 8 January 2016
East African Community (EAC) citizens will soon acquire EAC e-passports that will ease their movement in the bloc. Read more »
Region to Issue Electronic Passports
East African, 13 September 2015
Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda will begin issuing a common electronic passport in November. Read more »
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