Traveller24: 2016-01-11 09:36 – Selene Brophy

The Kaza uni-visa, which allows visitors from 40 countries to travel between Zimbabwe and Zambia using the same document, has been reinstated, after initially being put on hold towards the end of December. This was due to Zambia’s running out of the required stamps, Zimbabwean Minister of Tourism, Dr Walter Mzembi, said. Speaking at the relaunch of Somalisa in Hwange National Park and former home to famous Cecil the Lion, he explained that the uni-visa, initially sponsored by World Bank, will now be extending to other regions such as Namibia, Botswana and Uganda in the second phase,   It is hoped that the third and final phase, aimed at including all SADC countries, will be achieved by the end of 2018. 

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