22 June 2018

Namibia has the best roads in Africa!

According to the Global Competitiveness Report 2017/18 by the World Economic Forum (WEF), Namibia has the best roads in Africa and the 31st best roads in the world with a score of 5.2 out of 7.0 (1 = extremely poor - among the worst in the world; 7 = extremely good - among the best in the world). 

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Rwanda also scored 5.0/7.0, but the WEF ranked the country on 32nd position hence as the country with the second best road quality in Africa. Eswatini/Swaziland (4.7/7.0) has the continents third best roads (global rank 39), followed by regional powerhouse South Africa (4.4/7.0; global rank: 50).



The Global Competitiveness Report is a yearly report published by the World Economic Forum. The report ranks countries based on the Global Competitiveness Index, which integrates the macroeconomic and the micro/business aspects of competitiveness into a single index. The Global Competitiveness Index 2017-2018 presents a framework and a corresponding set of indicators in three principal categories (subindexes) and twelve policy domains (pillars) for 137 economies.

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