Zim relaxes visa terms for Chinese tourists

All Chinese nationals visiting the country will now be required to obtain visas at ports of entry with effect from next month after Government reviewed the country's visa regime to boost the tourism i...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 June 2018


Zimbabwe rolls out online visa payment system

Government has rolled out the online visa payment facility as part of efforts to facilitate travel in line with the objective of improving the ease of doing business through harnessing information com...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018


StanChart limits Visa Card use

STANDARD Chartered Bank Zimbabwe (StanChart) has introduced annual limits for its Visa Card and prohibited its use in offshore investments, The Financial Gazette reported.StanChart joins other local b...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 April 2018


Zim reviews visa requirements for US citizens

Zimbabwe's Immigration Department (Immigration) has reviewed visa fees for United States (US) citizens.Under the new requirements, American tourists seeking to visit Zimbabwe will now have to pay $160...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 April 2018


Zimbabwe cabinet ministers denied UK visas

Britain's immigration authority has denied a ministerial delegation from Zimbabwe visas to attend a key investment conference in London convened to discuss investment opportunities in the southern Afr...

By Staf reporter | Published: 15 March 2018

Zim revises visa regime in bid to boost tourism

The government of Zimbabwe has announced a revised visa regime which will see 29 countries being moved from Category C to Category B (visa on arrival) as the country moves in to improve travel facilit...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 February 2018


Zim revises visa regime

Zimbabwe is planning to revise its visa policy to help attract more tourists, trade and investment into the country. Immigration Department principal Clemence Masango said government is working on mea...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 January 2018


Ecobank launches mVisa across African Countries

Ecobank has partnered with Visa to launch Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa solutions to their consumers. The strategic tie-up signals interoperability on a cross-border level - and potentially huge gains -...

By APO | Published: 02 October 2017


Expert tells Zim to relax visa regime,

Zimbabwe has to relax its visa regime to attract Nigerian tourists and market the country as a destination for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (Mice), a tourism expert has said.Uloma...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 September 2017


Zimbabwe, Zambia integrate Uni-Visa systems

ZIMBABWE and Zambia are working on integrating the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (Kaza) Uni-Visa into their internal systems to increase efficiency.This comes at a time when an estim...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 September 2017


Confed of Zim Retailers, Visa in partnership talks

THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR) is in partnership discussions with a global technology brand, Visa to promote payment solutions to the country's urban and rural consumers.CZR president M...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 September 2017


ZB engages Visa, card ready in Q3

ZB Financial Holdings is working towards the introduction of Visa cards in the third quarter of the year.Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, banks and gov...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 August 2017


Comesa 'business visa' nears implementation

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) is close to implementing a business visa for the region.Speaking at workshop to finalise policies and challenges hindering cross border movem...

By Lynn Murahwa and Funny Hudzerema | Published: 02 July 2014


Zimbabwe - Zambia in univisa talks

Talks for the implementation of a univisa pilot project between Zimbabwe and Zambia have been set in motion with officials from the two countries expressing optimism that the development will boost t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 February 2014


Zim launches e-visa for China, India

ZIMBABWE has launched an e-visa platform for China and India in line with the increased tourist arrivals and investment from those countries.In an interview yesterday, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority chief...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 November 2013


UK scraps £3,000 visa bond plan for 'high risk' Africans

Britain is scrapping a plan to force visitors from six "high risk" countries to pay a cash bond of £3,000 (about R48,000), the interior ministry said on Sunday.The government had been preparing to pi...

By Sapa-AFP | Published: 04 November 2013


SADC to expedite introduction of UNI-VISA

SADC is likely to expedite the adoption of a new streamlined visa system after the regional bloc yesterday further committed itself to the introduction of a UNI-VISA system.This was the major outcome ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 August 2013


Mzembi lobbies for visa liberalisation

Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Walter Mzembi has bemoaned the impact of a stringent visa regime and regimented air system on tourism.To this end, he called for the urgent liberalisation of ...

By Business Reporters | Published: 18 July 2013


Metbank to introduce Europay, MasterCard and Visa

Metbank announced last week that it will introduce Zimbabwe's first certified Europay, MasterCard and Visa in collaboration with the global payments technology company, MasterCard.This will see the b...

By Business Reporter | Published: 01 July 2013


'Relax visa rules to unlock intra-regional trade and economic growth'

AFRICAN Development Bank vice president and chief economist Professor Mthuli Ncube says visa requirements in Africa are among the factors restricting intra-regional trade and economic growth.Professo...

By Business Reporter | Published: 10 June 2013

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