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Waiver: Embassy to issue free visas for World Cup

FOOTBALL By Rebecca Gichana | June 8th 2013

By Rebecca Gichana

Kenyans wishing to go to Brazil for the 2014 Fifa World Cup will be handed free visas by the Brazilian Embassy.

Brazil assistant ambassador to Kenya, Renata Rossi said they have waived the visa fees to enable as many football lovers as possible to enjoy the World Cup in Brazil come next year. Rossi added that people working in Brazil during the World Cup will, including organisers, participants, volunteers, attendees, spectators and members of the press, will also be granted temporary waivers on visa.

These waivers will also apply to the forthcoming Confederations Cup and the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics Games.               

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