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Namibia introduces visa, permit stickers with built-in security features

Namibia's Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration on Thursday introduced visa and permit stickers with built-in security features to protect their integrity. ...
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Most Banks in Ghana have Moved onto EMV Card Standards

Banks that issue domestic cards have made some progress in converting them from magnetic stripes to Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV), the global standard for...
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Chinese travelers to Enjoy Visa Hub Service

Ethiopia's flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is to facilitate a visa hub service starting January 2019 for Chinese travelling to 35 African countries, an...
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Stanchart and FIFA Collaborate on 2018 World Cup Promotion

Standard Chartered Bank, Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) and Visa, one of the world's largest retail electronic payment networks, have entered into a...
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Businessman in trouble for fake bank statement

A businessman who presented forged bank statement in order to secure a German visa has been convicted by an Accra District Court. Oniel Awal was...
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Visa aids merchants in global QR Code specifications

Visa has announced its support of the new global QR Code Payment Specifications from EMVCo, the global technical body that manages the EMV Specifications. The...

Magu tried to sabotage me at the UK Embassy and failed – Patience Jonathan...

Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, said the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu,...

Standard Chartered Bank Ghana launches maiden Visa platinum credit cards

Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited has launched its maiden Visa Infinite and Visa platinum Credit Cards in Accra. The Standard Chartered Visa Infinite Credit Card...
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US Embassy defends controversial visa policy

Travellers seeking a non-immigrant visa for travel to the United States (U.S) must generally appear in person for an interview with a consular officer,...
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Visa openness level improving in Africa despite challenges

The visa openness level is improving in Africa, which enables African citizens to travel more freely across the continent, according to a latest report. ...
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UMB Focused On Creating Value For Customers

UMB has launched instant visa cards to customers to transact their businesses within minutes of issuance. Coming on the heels of an impressive financial performance...
A tourist from California waves a U.S. national flag inside a vintage American car near the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, on July 20, 2015. Cuba and the United States reopened their respective embassies on July 20 as part of their recent agreement to restore diplomatic relations. (Xinhua/Liu Bin)

U.S. Embassy Issues Statement On Visa Issuance To Ethiopians

We would like to clarify the most recent developments regarding U.S. visa issuance in Ethiopia. Rumors that limitations have been placed on...
Thomas Nellon, left, 17, and his brother Johnson Nellon, 14, of Liberia, smile at their mother in the arrivals area at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York earlier this month. The brothers received a health screening upon arrival. The U.S. says it will step up screening measures for arrivals from Ebola-affected West African countries.

Four Ways Social Media Influences Your Traveling Experience

Like it or loathe it, social media has now become part of our lives. It’s a vital communication tool for both personal and community...

Uganda Speeds Visa Issuance And Strengthens Border Security

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is supplying Uganda's Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC) with its Coesys Visa...

Yow Need To Know The ‘Snow Life’ In Canada

Maybe the economic downturn currently being experienced in Ghana is informing your decision to migrate to a foreign country to seek a greener pasture. Canada...
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DreamOval To Improve Money Transfer With New Mobile App

DreamOval Limited has introduced a new version of the Slydepay mobile App - a disruptive mobile money app that enables smooth money transfer, merchant...
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Tourism and Hospitality Image of Ghana over Visa on arrival policy

All AU nationals affected by the policy who arrive in the country must have a passport, valid for at least three months from the...
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Ripping off the poor all in the name of United States visa

The United States Embassy in Ghana has become notorious for refusing visas for Ghanaians in spite of the huge money they collect from the...
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Mahama announces Ghana’s visa on arrival policy

The implementation, would not only facilitate the movement of potential travellers to Ghana, but would also increase trade links between Ghana and other countries. ...

Walmart Canada to cancel the use of Visa cards

Fees applied to Visa card purchases "remain unacceptably high," the company said in a statement. Customers will no longer be able to use the card...

Girl Tells Her Prostitution Ordeal in Moscow

Two years ago, a woman came to Blessing Osakwe’s hometown in the south of Nigeria and told the young woman there was work for...
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Acquiring Nigerian Travel permit/Visa in the USA is a Bad dream

The change agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari has received positive reviews so far from the United States of America. Many American businesses appear ready...
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Tourism to receive boost from new visa arrangement

Ghana is to start issuing visa on arrival to citizens of all 54 AU member countries from July 2016. President John Mahama disclosed this during...

AU Agrees To Ghana’s New Visa Rule For Member States

President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana announced the decision in his State of the Nations address to the Ghanaian Parliament on Feb. 25, according...

Zimbabwe softens up on Visa for Chinese Tourists

The new visa regime comes into force with immediate effect, Zimbabwean immigration officials said. China has been on category C of Zimbabwe's visa regime, which...

Societe Generale Inaugurates New Office At Airport City

Mr Kofi Ampim, Board Chairman of Societe Generale Ghana, said the bank is currently expanding its branch network systems to bring modern banking to...

Visa Waiver Agreement Between Turkey and Syria Abolished

Syria said the decision came in response to the Turkish government's action last week to unilaterally revoke the mutual visa exemption agreement between...
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Digital kiosk wins first place at 2015 Corporate Entrepreneur Awards

The Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services, was awarded the “Best New Service” award at the 2015 Corporate Entrepreneur Awards earlier...

Electronic banking services to improve drastically in Ghana

The Margins Group, a full service ID and Biometric Systems and Solutions provider, says it is ready to meet the intelligent cards needs of...

South African government says new VISA rules not affecting tourism

The South African government on Wednesday refuted allegations that the new VISA rules have led to a sharp decline in tourists coming to the...