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Kenya’s Passport is Among the Most Powerful in the World


The Kenyan passport has been ranked among the 50 most powerful passports in the world.
Many people especially Kenyans are so excited about this news and have been giving their views on social media.
The Kenyan passport is ranked 6th most powerful in Africa.
But what does it really mean? what can a Kenyan passport do for you that another African passport wouldn’t?
What it basically means is that a Kenyan passport can allow a holder entry into many countries without the need for a visa. Neither would one be required to purchase a visa on arrival to their destination.
The Passport rankings were released by  Financial Advisory firm Arton Capital on their tool passport index according to a report by the Daily Nation website.
The Kenyan passport is ranked with those of four other countries which include Jamaica, Cuba, Tonga and Botswana with their passport holders being able to access 68 countries visa free or with a visa-on-arrival.
Kenya is listed as having the 6th most powerful passport in Africa behind Seychelles which enables their passport holders to access 116 countries, Mauritius (111), South Africa (84), Guinea (81) and Sierra Leone (69).
Tanzania came in 57th with access to 61 countries while Uganda was ranked 60th with visa free access to 57 countries.
US and UK passports topped the worldwide list with their citizens getting access to 147 countries without an advance visa.

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