Kenya's move to lift visa restrictions for visitors aims to promote continental trade, but the introduction of the Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) has stirred controversy. The eTA, priced at $34, imposes new requirements for travelers, making the process more complex. While exemptions exist for certain groups, critics argue that the system, intended to enhance security and streamline processes, adds unnecessary hurdles for travelers. Despite mixed reactions, the Kenyan government asserts that the eTA will create a fair, faster, and reliable system, contributing to the country's open and accessible image.
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