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African countries asked to relax visas for fellow Africans

The Global Peace Foundation Kenya CEO Mr. Daniel Juma Omondi has called on African countries to relax strict visa requirements for fellow Africans to promote pan African brotherhood and fraternity within the continent.

Speaking at the Hive Africa Global Leadership Program held at at the Golden Tulip Hotel Westlands in Nairobi, Juma said Africans face enough visa restrictions when travelling to other continents and therefore need not experience the same within the continent. He took issue with South Africa for its strict visa requirements and challenged other African leaders to emulate Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta who announced in 2017 that any African wishing to visit Kenya will be eligible to receive a visa at the port of entry.

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Juma decried the high number of visa applications of Africans who would like to migrate to western countries for greener pastures and urged Africans to join hands and make Africa the place to live and work in. He also decried cases of xenophobia in South Africa and spoke about the Global Peace Foundation work in Kenya and said his mission is to inspire the next generation of African leaders through moral and innovative leadership.

Juma who also sits on the steering committee of the Mkenya Daima Initiative of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) took the opportunity to talk about the upcoming elections in Kenya and called for peaceful polls and transition in the August 9th elections.

Juma presents an award to Dr. Abbey

He also launched the book “V.U.C.A world and the future of Corporate Strategy and Leadership” by Dr. Victor Abbey CEO of the V5 Solutions Ltd who was also a speaker at the forum.

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Other speakers at the 3 day event included the Secretary of the FCT Secondary Education Board of Nigeria Dr. Mrs. Nanre Emeje, the Chairman of Afro Arab Group in Accra Ghana Ambassador Alhaji Salamu Amadu, the Co-founder of Brave-Ihub Ms. Jessica Colaço, the Author of Son of the Nile Mr. Teddy Warria and many others.

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