Eritrea and Somalia are among the least powerful passports globally, according to the 2019 Henley Passport Index.
Eritrea which has visa-free access to 38 destinations and Somalia with visa-free access to a paltry 32 countries, were named in the bottom 5 globally, alongside Afghanistan (30 destinations), Iraq (30), Syria (32), Pakistan (33) and Yemen (37).
According to the ranking, global mobility is rising, as citizens of different countries can travel to 107 destinations visa-free, as of 2018, compared to just 58 in 2006.
Japan has the most powerful passport globally, with its citizens enjoying visa-free access to 190 destinations.
The most powerful passports in Africa are Seychelles, South Africa, Mauritius, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Kenya, Gambia, Tanzania and Zambia.