This is the most open African country to African visitors in 2018

African countries are becoming more open to each other with Benin making the most progress in opening up its borders to African travellers, cites a report that assesses the progress African countries have realized in relaxing their visa regimes.

The third edition of the Visa Openness Index Report 2018 published by the African Development Bank and the Africa Union Commission said that Benin moved from 27th place in the 2017 edition to join Seychelles in the 1st place in the 2018 report, increasing its score by 200 per cent.

Benin is the second country on the continent after Seychelles to offer visa-free access to all African countries and the first Francophone country to do so.

“Based on the experience of Rwanda, I decided that Benin will no longer require visas for Africans….

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