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The coronavirus pandemic has transformed the travel landscape, potentially for decades to come. The Henley Passport Index known for measuring countries globally that are most travel-friendly has released a list of passports that might help one get ahead in their journey. The ranking by Henley & Partners, a citizenship and planning firm, takes into account how many countries can be visited without applying for a visa. The index shows that South Africa has lost two places in the rankings, moving down to 54th place. Nigeria sits at 97th. Other African countries ahead of Nigeria on the list are Namibia 68, Lesotho 69, Malawi 72, Kenya 73 and Tanzania 74, among others.

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South African passport.