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If Looking For Peace Visit These Countries

This are independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness. This report presents the most comprehensive data-driven analysis to date on trends in peace

1. Mauritius

2. Ghana

3. Botswana

4. Sierra Leone

5. The Gambia


 Mauritius was the most peaceful country in Sub-Saharan Africa. The country scored 1.59 in the Global Peace Index and ranked 28th out of 163 countries globally. Ghana and Botswana also positioned on the top of the ranking, with scores of 1.72 and 1.75, respectively.

Mauritius conducted a peaceful election and attained a high level of economic stability according to the Global Peace index.


Ghana made a giant leap to the 2nd spot in Africa on the most peaceful countries in Africa this year. Ghana was the third most peaceful country

Ghana held general elections. Although there were tensions and allegations of rigging, it was resolved amicably in court rather than through violence. This was one of the elements that made Ghana stand out in the rankings


It has as its aims the empowering of the academic community, civil society, private sector, international institutions and governments with the knowledge to proactively use peace to achieve their desired goals.

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone had the highest ranking of all West African countries, with Sierra Leone placed 39th out of 163 nations. 

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