SA fifth on Ibrahim Index

2011-10-10 10:41

South Africa ranks fifth overall on this year’s Ibrahim Index on the quality of African governance, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation has said.

Mauritius, Cape Verde, Botswana and Seychelles took the first four places out of 53.

Somalia was 53rd in the study of data which compiles 86 indicators to measure the effective delivery of public goods and services to African citizens.

Namibia was 6th, Lesotho 8th, Zambia 16th, Malawi 17th, Mozambique 21st, Madagascar 33rd and Zimbabwe 51st.

Libya was 28th and Egypt 10th.

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