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Kenya improves in Africa's governance ranking

10 October 2011, 16:30

According to reports by the Daily Nation, Kenya has been ranked 23rd in Africa on governance issues according to the latest ratings released by Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

In the past five years Kenya's overall governance performance had deteriorated between 2006 and 2010. However this year, the country ranked highest on National Security matters scoring 78 per cent.

At sub-category level, Kenya’s highest rank is in Gender and Rural Sector where its ranked 11th and lowest in Personal Safety and Infrastructure where its ranked 40.

In Eastern Africa, Kenya is ranked fourth among 12 nations, although it's infrastructure development scored lowest with 18 per cent.

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