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The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has just published its 2018 ranking on governance in Africa. But this ranking Mo Ibrahim counts for the year 2017.
In this ranking, Cameroon occupies in general the 36th rank out of a set of 54 states. The country obtains an average of 46.2 out of 100 possible points, down 0.3 points over the 2008-2017 period. But, it should be noted that, even if Cameroon progressed by one place, the country is classified among those whose situation remains almost static in matters of governance since 2008.
By heading, Cameroon is ranked 17th in the Human Development Index, with a score of 58.2 out of 100 possible points, up 7.6 points (2008-2017), just ahead of Swaziland and behind the Senegal. In terms of sustainable economy, the country is ranked 24th with 47 out of 100 points, an increase of +0.2 (2008-2017), ahead of Niger.
Regarding participation in governance and human rights, Cameroon is 39th with 39 out of 100, an increase of 0.2 point (2008-2017). Regarding security and the rule of law, Cameroon is 44th with a score of 40.3 out of 100, just after Chad. That is a decline of 9.6 points over the 2008-2017 period.
In the overall standings, Mauritania is the best African country in terms of governance, with 79.5 points out of 100. Somalia is last in the standings with 13.6 points.