This is a pretty insightful report into African governance, ranking various governments in four components :

  • Safety and rule of law.
  • Participation and human rights.
  • Sustainable economic opportunity.
  • Human development.

Lowest ranked African countries for governance in 2015.
10. somalia – 10.6.9. South Sudan – 18.6.

9. South Sudan – 18.6.
8. Central African Republic – 25.7.
7. Libya – 29.6.Eritrea – 30.4.

6. Eritrea – 30.4
5.Sudan – 30.4.
4. Chad – 34.8.
3. Equatorial Guinea – 35.4.

2. DRC – 35.8.
1. Angola 39.2.

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Highest ranked African countries for governance in 2015:
10. Senegal – 60.8.
9. Rwanda – 62.3.
8. Ghana – 63.9.
7. Tunisia – 65.4.
6. South Africa – 69.4.

5. Namibia – 69.8.
4. Seychelles – 72.6.
3. Cape verde – 73

2. Botswana – 73.7.
1. Mauritius 79.9.

For the countries that ranked lowest, an improvement in accountability, national security and personal safety would go a long way in improving the ranking of the government.

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