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Lesotho Passport Ranked 6th Powerful in Africa

The Lesotho passport is the sixth most powerful passport in Africa with its citizens able to visit 74 out of 104 countries without visa.

Lesotho falls behind Seychelles, Mauritius, South Africa, Botswana and Namibia in that order in the report by Henley Passport Index published on Tuesday (March 26).

South Africa has dropped 16 spots over the past decade. The ranking is based on data from the International Air Transport Association.

Globally, Lesotho is ranked at 67, Seychelles 28 in the world, Mauritius 31 worldwide, South Africa 51, Botswana 60 and Namibia 66.

Japan, Singapore, and South Korea hold joint top spot on the Henley Passport Index.
Germany has risen to 2nd place, up from the 3rd place it held with France.
France remains in 3rd place, a position it now shares with Denmark, Finland, Italy, and Sweden.

The UK is in 5th place, while the US is in 6th.

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