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Ghana and Nigeria visa info

Be aware everyone, the regulations for the Ghana and Nigerian visas have changed since January 2011 and unless you are residents in Mali or Bukina Faso they won´t hand out the Visas for either, also heard it´s the same in Accra in Ghana etc etc. Best to apply in your own country before traveling.
Saying that we have heard of a few people who have managed the Ghana one in Bamako Mali, one couple through a travel agent contact who knew the consulate and a Dutch cyclist who managed to get the Dutch embassy to write a convincing letter to the consulate and 4 weeks to get it!!!!!
We know a couple who set off Xmas 2010 and so far haven´t had a problem
they just got through before the changes. Hope this helps everyone.
P.S see the thread regarding the multivisas for West Africa.
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