- Egypt has been rated as the best country in Africa
- Ghana came in 5th as the best country in Africa and 67th in the world
- Switzerland, Canada and Japan are the 1st, 2nd and 3rd best countries in the world
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Ghana has been named the 5th best country in Africa and 67th in the world, according to the 2020 Best Countries Report put together by US News & World Report.
The report ranked Egypt as the number one country on the continent and 36th in the world.
The 2020 Best Countries Report says South Africa is 2nd in Africa and 39th in the world.
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Morocco and Kenya were 3rd and 4th, respectively in Africa and 39th and 40th in the world.
The report looked at perceptions of 73 countries.
The factors that were considered included how global perceptions define countries in terms of a number of qualitative characteristics, impressions that have the potential to drive trade, travel and investment and direct factors affecting national economies.
Other factors and attributes that were considered are Adventure, Citizenship, Cultural Influence, Entrepreneurship, Heritage, Movers, Open for Business, Power and Quality of Life.
Meanwhile, Switzerland was rated the 1st country in the world, followed by Canada and Japan occupied the 3rd position.
Germany, Australia, UK and US are 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th respectively.
The 8th, 9th and 10th positions are Sweden, Netherlands and Norway respectively.
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European countries dominated the 10 best countries in the world.
YEN.com.gh earlier report that majority of Ghanians who responded to a poll put by up by YEN.com.gh on Facebook say they will not vote President Nana Akufo-Addo in the upcoming polls on December 7, 2020.
By the time this story was published 77% of Ghanaians or respondents said they will not vote for Akufo-Addo judging from his performance in his first term.
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