It seems political hardening is increasingly a global phenomenon. Though the local factors that drive a nativist, authoritarian, or anti-liberal mood might be unique to each country, the broader trends are apparent.
These Indicators capture six key dimensions of governance – voice and accountability, political stability and lack of violence, government effectiveness, regulatory quality, rule of law, and control of corruption
The inaugural Ibrahim Index measures the provision of key political goods, which are gathered under five major categories: safety and security, rule of law, participation, sustainable economic development and human development.
Mauritius, Seychelles, Cape Verde, Botswana and South Africa are the continent’s top five best governed nations, says this dataset that includes 44 African countries.