Holders of the travel document will be entitled to visa-free travel across the continent and a maximum stay of 90 days in any member country.
The African Union says African heads of state will be the first to be given the passports, before rolling it out to citizens in the next three years.
Do you travel between African countries? Which ones, and for what reasons? Which method of transport do you use? How would using an AU passport change your ability to travel?
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Source: BBC Africa