Somalia is Africa’s least peaceful country, followed by Sudan, Chad and Democratic Republic of Congo. The most peaceful is Botswana, in this dataset of 39 African countries.
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.
Nearly half of South Africa’s ministers are women, the highest proportion in Africa, but the percentage falls very fast – women ministers are 20% or higher in just 10 countries, in this dataset of 36 African countries.
Mugabe gets especially bad marks for presiding over inflation so bad that in January the government released a $50 billion note — enough to buy two loaves of bread.