The Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank released its annual Prosperity Index this week. The index is a massive survey which ranks 142 countries in terms of their so called “prosperity” Many of the countries that feature towards the bottom end of the index have been hit hard by wars and outbreaks of disease, and are generally lacking in strong economies, governments and education systems.
Nigeria, giant of Africa, is ranked as number 18 on the list due to safety and security issues plaguing the country. it is ranked as 5th most unsafe country in the world. Other countries on the list are:
19. Sierra Leone
16. Republic of Congo
6. Democratic Republic Of Congo
1. Central African Republic