Mauritius tops African Governance Index for 10th consecutive year

Mauritius came out top on the Mo Ibrahim Index on African Governance for the 10th consecutive year, with Botswana coming second and Cape Verde in third place, in the 2016 edition of the Index which was published on 3 October.

The Mo Ibrahim Index provides a comprehensive assessment of governance performance for each of the 54 African countries and is the most comprehensive collection of data on African governance. It combines 93 indicators into four categories namely: Safety and Rule of Law; Participation and Human Rights; Sustainable Economic Opportunity; and Human Development.

Source: Mo Ibrahim Foundation