Kenya has announced that nationals of all African countries will now receive visa upon arrival in Kenya. The pronouncement was made by President Uhuru Kenyatta in his inauguration speech for his second term. “To underscore Kenya’s commitment, this shall not be done on the basis of reciprocity,” President Kenyatta noted.
Africans now wishing to visit Kenya will not need to worry about getting their visa in advance. President Uhuru Kenyatta pronounced that all Africans will get a visa at points of entry when they arrive in the country.
He made the statement during in a speech at his inauguration for a second term in office at the Kasarani Stadium. Kenyatta said he hopes that other African states will open up their borders to allow free movement.
“I am directing that any African wishing to visit Kenya will be eligible to receive a visa at the port of entry. To underscore Kenya’s commitment, this shall not be done on the basis of reciprocity. The freer we are to travel and live with one another, the more integrated and appreciative of our diversity, we will become,” he said.