WATCH: World's most powerful passports for 2018

Cape Town - These are the must-have passports for the best visa options, according to the  Henley Passport Index 2018.

The index is determined by the number of visa-free countries one country's passport can visit.

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South Africa came 52nd on the list, with 100 countries we can visit visa-free, while Germany scored the number one spot. The worst-ranked passport is Afghanistan, coming at 104th.

Seychelles, which, with visa-free access to 141 countries, is the highest-ranking country in Africa and sits in 27th place on the index.

Sierra Leone, which gained visa-free access to seven countries, rose eight places to secure 73rd position, making it the African country that improved the most on this year’s index. Meanwhile, Somalia, Libya and Eritrea, with a visa-free scoring of 32, 36 and 37 respectively, sit at the very bottom of the region in the Henley Passport Index.

You can read more about the index here.

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