South Africa tops 'Good Country' survey of African nations – which were the worst?
South Africa is the highest scoring African nation in terms of its contribution to humanity.
South Africa has topped the list of African countries in a survey that measures the contribution nations make to humanity as a whole. Nations of the Great Lakes region came in the bottom third of the table. The Good Country Index ranks 163 countries by the good they do for humanity. The politico-humanitarian study ranks countries based on what they contribute to others, and is put together from 35 indicators including United Nations and World Bank data, among others.