Category Archives: Rankings

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Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises

Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises. The World Bank Group. Overview Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises assesses regulations affecting domestic firms in 189 economies…

Freedom in the World 2013 – Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa 50 countries & territories. 901 million people. 13% free. PRESS: 5% free Despite being home to several of the world’s worst performing countries in terms of respect for human rights, the region saw…

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Where Does Africa Stand on Budget Transparency?

BudgIT, a civil society organization based in Lagos, Nigeria, created “A Window on Africa,” an infographic that visualizes the scores of the 30 sub-Saharan and North African countries covered in…

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Mo Ibrahim Foundation: 2012 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG)

  Website: http://www.moibrahimfoundation.org/iiag/ The IIAG provides an annual assessment of governance performance in Africa. Funded and led by an African institution, and consisting of 88 indicators drawn from 23 independent international data providers, the IIAG is…

Transformation Index BTI 2012: Country Reports

  Country reports provide detailed information on the factors of assessment for each country examined, such as the status of development, problems specific to the country and management performance and…

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Reporters Without Borders: PRESS FREEDOM INDEX 2013

After the “Arab springs” and other protest movements that prompted many rises and falls in last year’s index, the 2013 Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index marks a return…

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Global Integrity: Africa Integrity Indicators

http://www.globalintegrity.org/information/africa-integrity-indicators The Africa Integrity Indicators, a new initiative of Global Integrity undertaken in collaboration with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, assesses key social, economic, political and anti-corruption mechanisms at the national level…

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Freedom House: Freedom in the World 2013

DEMOCRATIC BREAKTHROUGHS IN THE BALANCE The emergence of popular movements for reform were the driving force behind major gains in the Middle East last year, according to Freedom in the World…