nairobi-Kenya - most beautiful cities in AfricaHere is a demanded list of the best countries to live in Africa as of 2018, below we present you the top 10 Best African countries to live in. The ranking below is mostly Judge by how developed, civilized, peaceful and safe these countries are.

Best Countries To Live In Africa 2018

The below is a list of the best places (countries) to live in Africa as of 2018:

1. Tunisia

The economy of Tunisia depends on the manufacturing, services, tourism and mining sector with the services sector contributing the most to the GDP. The World Economic Forum ranked Tunisia as the most competitive country in Africa in 2009. The average Tunisian is expected to live until he is 75 years old and to undergo 14.6 years of schooling. At the end of the year, a Tunisian is supposed to be US$10,249 richer. Pros:

  • Tunisia has the Second highest human development index in Africa (after Algeria).
  • Amazing infrastructure, a great deal of it inherited from the French.
  • A diversified economy that is closely tied to Europe.
  • Second highest life expectancy rate in Africa (after Algeria).
  • Third highest literacy rate (after South Africa and Libya)
  • African country with highest proportion with secondary and tertiary education.
  • Eighth lowest murder rate of Africa (after Madagaskar, Burkina Faso, Morocco, Algeria, Ghana, Malawi and Sierra Leone)
  • Best access to health clinics for women.
  • Lowest HIV rate.
  • Lowest birth rate (birth rates tell us something about quality of life).
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Cons: No LGBT rights.

2. South Africa

South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. It is bounded to the south by 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans; South Africa is probably the most popular country in Africa and is quite peaceful and serene, there are lots of white people in South Africa even though majority of the population are blacks. The most popular cities in South Africa are Cape Town and Johannesburg. Cape Town is regarded by Buzzfeed as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. This country is ranked second on the list of best countries to love in Africa.

3. Botswana

Botswana, a landlocked country, is located in Southern Africa. It is said to be one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world with a population of just over 2 million people. Botswana has been named the Most Peaceful Country in Africa by the Global Peace Institute, It is a very beautiful country with many forests and wildlife which attracts tourists in thousands to the country yearly.

4. Ghana

Ghana officially the Republic of Ghana, is a unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa. Ghana is one of the most peaceful countries in Africa and also one of the most developed. The most popular city in Ghana is it’s capital; Accra, Kumasi is also another popular city in the gold coast. Ghana is definitely one of best places to live in Africa

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5. Algeria

Algeria which is the largest country in Africa, is located in the north and happens to share borders with Tunisia. Travelers to Algeria over the years have reported that living in and visiting Algeria is safe despite some negative reports about the country in the media. Visitors and foreign residents in the country should however be cautious about keeping late nights.

6. Kenya

Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean. It encompasses savannah, lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands. It’s also home to wildlife like lions, elephants and rhinos. Kenya is a highly underrated African country and has been in the news for terror related violence in recent times but it is still one of the best African countries to live in, there are good infrastructures in place such as good roads, high speed internet, good hospitals and the like.

7. Rwanda

Rwanda is a landlocked East African country with a green, mountainous landscape. Its renowned Volcanoes National Park is home to mountain gorillas and golden monkeys. The park encompasses 4,507m-tall Mt. Karisimbi and 4 other forested volcanoes. Rwanda is an African country with a very low crime rate and a relatively good safety level. It also has rapidly developing cities. The most popular city in Rwanda is Kigali and is one of the most developed African cities. Definitely one of the best Places to live in Africa

8. Morocco

Morocco is one of the best countries to live in Africa. With world known cities such as Rabat, Marrakesh and Casablanca, it is a fun place to be. So many tourists from all parts of the world troop in and out of Morocco each year. Morocco is one of the safest countries in Africa and far safer than many other countries in the world.

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9. Mauritius

Mauritius is an island nation off the southern coast of Africa. The economy of Mauritius is boosted by its agricultural, tourism, and service sectors. The economy of Mauritius is fertile ground for local and foreign investors.

10. Seychelles

Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 countries that lies 1,500 km off the coast of Eastern Africa. The economy of Seychelles largely depends on tourism, agriculture, and fishing with tourism industry employing most of the labor force. Although it is the African country with the highest GDP, Seychelles is plagued by income equality and low wealth distribution which results in poverty of some its citizens.