Top 10 Most Peaceful Countries in Africa 2017 — Global Peace Index

The 2017 Global Peace Index has placed Mauritius as the most peaceful country in Africa.

Top 10 Most Peaceful Countries in Africa 2017

The Global Index, produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace ranks 163 countries covering 99.7% of the world’s population. The index looks at 23 indicators covering the level of safety and security in society, the degree of domestic or international conflict, and the level of militarisation.

Maritius grabbed the number one spot overall in Africa, and 22 globally. scoring high for safety and security they are closely followed by Botswana, senegal and zambia. See full list below.

Top 10 Most peaceful countries in Africa 2017

Rank Country Overall score Global rank
1. Mauritius 1.547 22
2. Botswana 1.622 27
3. Senegal 1.760 39
4. Zambia 1.786 41
5. Ghana 1.793 43
6. Madagascar 1.797 44
7. Malawi 1.825 48
8. Namibia 1.838 59
9. Tanzania 1.876 54
10. Senegal 1.929 60

See also: Top 10 least peaceful countries in Africa 2017 – global peace index

So now you know…. The African countries above are the most peaceful countries in Africa… and are perfect for spending holidays.

Features image source: seeds of peace Africa

Uzonna Anele
Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.


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