Ibrahim Index of African Governance

Press release: South Africa retains ranking in 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance

Every year the Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance assesses the performance of all 54 African countries in categories such as human rights, the...

South Africa retains ranking in 2015 Ibrahim Index of African Governance

South Africa has retained its position in the 2015 Ibrahim Index on Africa Governance. In the 2015 Index, South Africa has retained its rank of 4 of 54 countries assessed in the Index.

South Africa must work hard to raise rankings internationally

South Africa places highly in several international rankings on competitiveness and governance, but some sticking points keep it back, most notably that it is a country of economic extremes. The National Development Plan aims to overturn this status and bring equality; such a change will have a knock-on effect on competitiveness.

South Africa must work hard to raise rankings internationally

South Africa places highly in several international rankings on competitiveness and governance, but some sticking points keep it back, most notably that it is a country of economic extremes. The National Development Plan aims to overturn this status and bring equality; such a change will have a knock-on effect on competitiveness.

South Africa is not corrupt, says Public Protector Thuli Madonsela

Like other countries worldwide, South Africa has a problem of corruption. But the Public Protector’s office, together with other crime-fighting institutions, is hell-bent on fighting the scourge and malfeasance in the country.

South African economy improving

There has been a slight uptick in South Africa's economy, and the country jumped a place in the 2014 Ibrahim Index of African Governance overall. But there are still deep concerns about the slow pace of change on the continent, with Mo Ibrahim saying it should adopt a stance of Afro-realism.

Tutu: lifelong speaker of ‘truth to power’

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is to give South Africa's Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu a special once-off award, accompanied by a $1-million grant, in recognition of his "lifelong commitment to speaking truth to power".

South Africa’s brand reputation growing

South Africa moved up one spot to 36th out of 50 countries measured in the latest release of the prestigious Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brand Index, confirming the steady improvement in the country's brand reputation.
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Brand South Africa up in the rankings

South Africa moved up one spot to 36th out of 50 countries measured in the latest release of the prestigious Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brand Index, confirming the steady improvement in the country's brand reputation.

Brand South Africa up in the rankings

South Africa moved up one spot to 36th out of 50 countries measured in the latest release of the prestigious Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brand Index, confirming the steady improvement in the country's brand reputation.