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Top 7 African Countries With Good Road Networks

1. Namibia

Namibia has the most outstanding road quality in Africa and is ranked 22 globally. The country has an average point of 5.30 on the 7-point scale used to collect the data.

Namibia attained this through the Roads Authority established in 2000. The Windhoek Flyover is regarded as one of Namibia’s top roadways. The condition of the roads has caused travellers to compare it to some roads in Europe.

Aside from the lack of potholes on its roadways, the country has side pathways, clean streets, and high-quality, attractive structures.

2. Egypt

From 2006 to 2019, Egypt had an average value point from 3.47 to 5.1 in 2019. The lowest point was 2.74 in 2013. Point 5.1 ranked the country 29th of 141 countries in the world.

3. Rwanda

Rwanda is not just known for its clean atmosphere, but it is also home to some of Africa’s finest highways. In 2019, the East African country scored 4.8, putting it in 39th place globally.

From 2010 to 2019, the average value point was 4.76. The government’s efforts and help from China, the European Union, and others have contributed to the country’s current road and infrastructure quality.

4. Mauritius

Mauritius, also known as Africa’s most democratic country, has good roads that have also contributed to the country’s economic growth. The well-managed roads have been beneficial to the tourist centred Island country.

As of 2022, the country has 2,852 kilometres (1,922mi) of roads, of which 1,140 kilometres (710ml) are main roads, 913 kilometres (567 ml) are secondary roads, 104 kilometres (65 ml) are motorways, and 615 kilometres (382ml) are made up of other types of roads.

5. Morocco

Through the government’s rural infrastructure development, the country has been able to have more international standing, beating countries such as Belgium, Ireland, and Italy.

6. South Africa

South Africa is one of Africa’s most developed countries with well-developed infrastructures. Some of its best roads are in major cities like Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Also, the country has some breathtaking upcountry roads. The N2 is South Africa’s longest road, measuring 2,255 kilometres in length (1,401 miles). It connects Cape Town with Ermelo via Port Elizabeth, East London, and Durban.

7. Kenya

Kenya is the second East African country on the list with some of the best roads in the region. The country scored 4.1 in 2019. The average value from 2006 to 2019 was 3.67, with the lowest value of 2.22 in 2006 and the highest of 4.3 in 2017. The country ranked 64.

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