Mauritius was ranked first among the Sub Saharan countries and 49th globally in the Doing Business 2017 report released by the World Bank the 25th October 2016. Rwanda was ranked 56th worldwide and second in Africa followed by South Africa, Kenya and Uganda.
Doing Business measures regulations affecting 10 areas of the life of a business. These areas are: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting minority investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts and resolving insolvency.
Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 190 economies
Source: The World Bank