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Ghana's president, John Dramani Mahama, has [announcing / announced] that his country will [issue / issued] visas to citizens of African Union member states from July. Anyone [arrival / arriving] at a port in Ghana [bearing / boring] a passport from an African Union nation will be granted a visa, which could be for up to 30 days. President Mahama said his [new / newly] initiative was aimed at [bridging / bridged] the gap between African citizens on the continent. He said: "With [effect / affect] from July this year, we will be allowing citizens of AU member states to enter our country and [retain / obtain] visas on arrival with the option to stay for up to 30 days and experience [that / what] our country has to offer. This [measurement / measure], with time, should stimulate air travel, trade, investment and tourism."

The African Union Commission chairperson [commended / commanded] Ghana's efforts in [help / helping] to bring Africa closer [together / apart] and reducing barriers [to / by] travel. She said: "After Ghana, I am convinced that many [others / other] African countries will follow [dress / suit] , in the interest of achieving an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa." She added that the new visa policy would greatly [beneficial / benefit] Ghana in its relations with other African countries. She said more countries needed to [track / follow] Ghana's example. Only 25 per cent of countries in Africa offer visas on arrival to other African nationals. This means it is actually [easily / easier] for U.S. citizens to travel to and within Africa than it is for Africans to visit each [other's / other] countries.


 
 

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