Rwanda announces visa-free travel for all Africans as continent opens up to free movement of people

President of Rwanda Paul Kagame walks along Downing Street to a meeting with Britain’s Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, in London, Thursday, May 4, 2023. Rwanda announced Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023 visa-free entry for all Africans, becoming the latest nation on the continent to announce such a measure aimed at boosting free movement of people and trade to rival Europe’s Schengen zone. President Paul Kagame made the announcement in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, where he pitched the potential of Africa as “a unified tourism destination” for a continent that still relies on 60% of its tourists from outside Africa, according to data from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda-File)