Mauritius ranked First in Overall Governance in Africa

Mauritius retains its first rank in overall governance in Africa according to the Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) 2017. Mauritius got the highest overall score out of a total of 53 African countries. The four categories of governance as assessed by the Index are: safety and rule of law, participation and human rights, sustainable economic opportunity and human development.With a score of 81.4 for this year, Mauritius has experienced an increase of 3.1 since 2007. Seychelles comes second with a score of 73.4 while Botswana ranks third with a score of 72.7.

The 11th edition of the IIAG probes into the country and indicator trends over the last five years (2012-2016), within the context of the last decade (2007-2016).


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