African governance hampered by lack of safety, says new study

The 2016 Ibrahim Governance Index compiles 10 years' worth of data for Africa. While the index shows some gains, a decline in safety and rule of law in 33 countries means two-thirds of Africa's population is less-safe than 10 years ago.

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  • Molly Anders

    Molly Anders is a former U.K. correspondent for Devex. Based in London, she reports on development finance trends with a focus on British and European institutions. She is especially interested in evidence-based development and women’s economic empowerment, as well as innovative financing for the protection of migrants and refugees. Molly is a former Fulbright Scholar and studied Arabic in Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco.

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