VISAs, Africa, Bureaucracy
The trials, restrictions and costs of traveling in Africa if youâ€™re an African
Working in Kenya has made me realise the difficulties many Africans face when applying for VISAs to enter most developed countries. While a Canadian waitress can fly to London without thinking a Kenyan Lawyer will have to apply weeks in advance, provide documentation sometimes even financial records.
What I wasnâ€™t aware of were the inter-African travel difficulties. The cost of flights often make it prohibitive but this article outlines the ridiculous bureaucracy when it comes to intercontinental flights.