A List of Top 10 Most Peaceful Countries to Visit in Africa
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Africa is one of the seven continents that attracts a good number of tourists each year. This is greatly attributed by the fact that there exists a good number of countries in Africa that are termed as peaceful on a global level. The level of peacefulness of one country is based on three thematic domains namely the degree of militarization, the level of safety and security in the society and the extent of ongoing domestic and international conflict. Below is a list of 10 most peaceful countries in Africa in 2020:

1. Mauritius

The Global Peace Index 2019 reports has it that Mauritius is the most peaceful country in Africa at the moment. It had a score of 1.562, 4 positions down from the previous year. Its global rank is 24.

2. Botswana

With a global rank of 30, Botswana happens to be the 2nd most peaceful country in Africa right now. It has a score of 1.676, 1 position up from the previous year.

3. Malawi

With a global rank of 40, Malawi is third on this list. It has a score of 1.779, 4 positions up from the previous year.

4. Ghana

Ghana is the 44th most peaceful country in the world and 4th in Africa at the moment. Its score is 1.796, 5 positions down from the previous year.

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5. Zambia

Zambia is the 48th most peaceful country in the world right now, tying in the same position with Timor-Leste. Zambia, the 5th most peaceful country in Africa has a score of 1.805, with no change in position from the previous year.

6. Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is the 52nd most peaceful country globally. It has a score of 1.822, with 18 positions up from the previous year.

7. Tanzania

This is the first and only East African country on this list. It is position 54 worldwide, two steps down from the previous year. Its score is 1.860.

8. Madagascar

With a score of 1.867, this island country of Africa is the 55th most peaceful country in the world at the moment, 2 positions up from the previous year. It shares the same position globally with South Korea.

9. Senegal

Senegal is the 9th most peaceful country in Africa at the moment. It is position 58 globally, 4 steps down from the previous year.

10. Liberia

At position 59 globally, Liberia is the 10th most peaceful country in Africa at the moment. Its score is 1.889.