Africa’s best states in 2014 are Mauritius and Botswana: Ibrahim Index
Somalia, Eritrea, and the Central African Republic rank at the bottom of the annual Ibrahim Index of African Governance, which calculates the health of civil society, security, and economic development.
By Ryan Lenora Brown (CSMonitor, Sep 29, 2014)
Johannesburg — Is Africa a rising giant – or falling into crisis?
Sudanese billionaire Mo Ibrahim has a simple answer to that question: Yes.
“Anyone who wants a true grasp of African realities must reject the ‘one-size-fits-all’ attitude,” he writes in the introduction to his annual Ibrahim Index of African Governance, a respected ranking of progress and stability of African states.
Indeed, the 2014 index, released today, reveals a staggering diversity of competence and capability across more than 50 different governments, evaluated in areas ranging from economic and human development, to human rights, safety, and the rule of law. .. MORE