By Daniel Sabiiti
By end of 2018, all Africans will be able to enter the 54 African countries using the Pan African passport as part of a plan to facilitate free movement of persons and goods on the continent.
The urgent need to advance this process was highlighted at a Workshop of the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA) under the theme “free movement of persons in Africa” taking place from 26-28 May 2017 in Kigali.
“Since July 2016 all African presidents and ministers of foreign Affairs have the Pan African passport except Morocco which joined the African Union recently. Now we want all Africans to have these passports,” said Khabele Matlosa, the African Union (AU) Director of Political Affairs.
The Pan-African passport will come in three types of colors- the Red (diplomats) blue (civil servants) and green (ordinary) and each African country is expected to adopt the process of availing this travel document according to the new draft treaty which was endorsed in Kigali, this weekend…