Mauritius No1 in overall governance in Africa according to the Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) 2018.


The Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) 2018 puts Mauritius on the topmost spot in overall governance among African countries in its latest report released on Monday, 29 October 2018

Mauritius has achieved the highest overall score (79.5) out of a total of 54 African countries. Seychelles is ranked second with a score of 73.2, followed by Cabo Verde (71.1), Namibia (68.6) and Botswana (68.5).  The five other countries in the Top 10 are:  Ghana (68.1), South Africa (68.0), Rwanda (64.3), Tunisia (63.5) and Senegal (63.3).

Mauritius ranked first in all the four categories. On a score of 100, Mauritius scored 81.3 in Safety and Rule of Law, 77.2 in Participation and Human Rights, 74.8 in Sustainable Economic Opportunity, and 84.6 in Human Development.

The performance to remain on the topmost rung of the good governance ladder testifies the determination of the Mauritius government and its institutions to maintain Mauritius as an ethical centre of excellence for doing business.