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Ghana Ranked 7th on Mo Ibrahim’s Index of African Governance

According to an article published on, the IIAG – the Ibrahim Index of African Governance 2013 has been published in Nairobi. Mo Ibrahim, the founder of the Ibrahim Foundation is monitoring all 54 African countries every year concerning the following parameters:

Safety & Rule of Law
Participation & Human Rights
Sustainable Economic Opportunity
Human Development

Mauritius scored 82.9/100 coming 1st place on the the IIAG rankings. Ghana came 7th with a score of 66.8/100 behind Namibia who scored 69.5/100. The key findings for Ghana includes the following:
Ghana scores higher than the continental average (51.6) and higher than the regional average (52.5) for West Africa.
Ghana’s highest rank was in Rights (3/52) and largest 6-year score improvement was in Rural Sector (+13.7)
Ghana’s lowest rank was in Infrastructure (20/52) and largest 6-year score decline was in Participation (-11.6)


Click here to take a look at the interactive chart below where you can check out every country in detail.


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