Kenya – Plastic Bag Ban

I just found out (as I’m to transit Kenya tomorrow) that Kenya has a plastic bag ban, penalizing the offender with jail time and huge fines. I can’t find out if this applies to people transiting the airport, or only to people who clear immigration.

Rwanda / East Africa

If entering East Africa through Rwanda, you can apply for East Africa visa online at travelsrwanda.com. Their 100% online application process is less intimidating than other alternatives and costs $169 for entry to three countries (RW, UG + Kenya). However, it took 22...

Gabon

e-Visa was not fast. iVisa.com provided no support, and we got our visas through the intervention of our local contact. Visa payment is made in cash at entry to the country. Officially, the visa is paid in Euros or FCFA — I was quoted $110 to pay in US currency. Two...