Report: South Sudan governance remains the second worst in Africa
Report – The goverment of South Sudan is the second worst goverment in Africa, according to Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) released this week on Monday.
South Sudan is after Somalia which remains the worst in the list even last year.
The reports covers a lot of governance aspect which includes, generally, the Safety and the Rule of Law, Sustainable economic development and human development.
“The greatest improver at the Overall Governance level over the decade is Côte d’Ivoire (+13.1), followed by Togo (+9.7), Zimbabwe (+9.7), Liberia (+8.7) and Rwanda (+8.4)” Stated the report.
The report also pointed out that the continental average score for the Corruption & Bureaucracy indicator has declined by -8.7 points over the last decade, with 33 countries registering deterioration, 24 of them falling to their worst ever score in 2015, while Two-thirds of the countries on the continent, representing 67% of the African population, have shown deterioration in Freedom of Expression over the past ten years
South Sudan is also among the 26 African Countries who have registered their worst ever Safety & Rule of Law since 2015.
Niger, Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo and Kenya have progressed by more than +10.0 points in Business Environment over the decade, while Rwanda, Ethiopia, Angola, and Togo have increased by more than +10.0 points in Human Development over the decade.