Nigeria and South Africa lose ground, while Botswana, Angola and Ethiopia only countries to move up--but just.
With increasing revisions to economic growth, a tough 2016 could still be in the offing, testing continent's famed resilience.
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India –Africa trade which stood at just $5 billion about a decade ago is forecast to surpass $100 billion this year. And Africa can look within.
Also, contrary to the perception they are accessible and open to scrutiny, none of their countries are on the top 10 of key governance rankings.
President Xi’s anti-corruption drive has had 182,000 officials reportedly punished for corruption and abuse of power since he came into office.
The country boasts one of the highest literacy rates in the world, which stands above 90%.
The third oldest stock exchange in Africa was established in Zimbabwe's second largest city, Bulawayo, in 1896.
There is an MP for every citizen, well almost, and bread has nearly disappeared from the breakfast menu.
In effect, the issue of migrants brings to the fore certain truths that may be unpalatable to some, especially, the more advanced economies.