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Ghana ranked 2nd most peaceful country in Africa

Ghana ranked 2nd most peaceful country in Africa

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Ghana has been ranked the second most peaceful country in Africa behind Mauritius in the 2021 Global Peace Index report by the institute for Economic and Peace (IEP). The Global Peace Index is the world’s leading measure of global peacefulness. The index ranks 163 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 , it’s economic value, and how to develop peaceful societies. In the latest rankings, Ghana ranked 38th in the world out of a total of 163 countries reviewed . Ghana scored 1.715 which represents a two-pount move upwards from the country’s previous position. Mauritius, the most peaceful country in Africa ranked 28th globally, while Botswana ranked third place in Africa and 41st in the world . Nigeria ranked 146 globally behind Togo, Uganda, Kenya, The Republic of Congo and Cameroon. Iceland remains the most peaceful country in the world, a position it has held since 2008. It is joined at the top of the index by New Zealand, Denmark, Portugal and Slovenia . Afghanistan is the least peaceful country in the world for the fourth consecutive year, followed by Yemen, Syria, South Sudan, and Iraq . Burkina Faso recorded the deterioration in the Global Peace Index 2021.

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