See the most powerful African passports according to Arton Capital’s ranking

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The financial firm Arton Capital has given a guide to knowing which African passports are more powerful than the others.

In other to make Africans traveling to other African countries easier, the African union has been calling for a borderless Africa that will permit Visa-free travel among African nations.
Some African countries like Ghana, Rwanda, Benin have responded to the call by taking away visa requirements for other Africans.
There is still a lot to do to achieve the borderless Africa initiative. Moreover, some African passports make more difficult travel both within African and the world at large.
Seychelles, Mauritius, and South African passports are considered the best passports, while Ethiopian, Somali and Nigerian passports are more stressful when one wants to travel with them. The rating was based on the number of countries the passport will allow it bearer visit without a visa or how fast countries will allow the bearer get visa on arrival.
Here is Arton Capital’s ranking of most powerful African passport.

Seychelles-126
Mauritius-118
South Africa-90
Botswana-69
Swaziland-64
Namibia-64
Kenya-64
Gambia-63
Cape Verde-63
Tanzania-62

Arton Capital’s ranking of least powerful African passport

Congo-43
Equitoria Guinea-43
Burundi-42
Nigeria-41
Djbouti-40
DRC-39
Libya-39
Eritrea-36
Sudan-36
South Sudan-34
Ethiopia-34
Somali-30

In a general global passport ranking of 193 countries, African passports ranks in the bottom half of the general list.

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