Mauritius has claimed the top spot in Africa in the Global Competitiveness report 2017/18 published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) while coming 45th globally.
In the same vein, Rwanda has risen one position continentally in the Global Competitiveness report to take second place while South Africa came in third in Africa.
However, the report’s latest release, published on Tuesday, showed that, globally, Rwanda has slipped six positions from 52nd to 58th.
Regionally, Rwanda maintained its position as East Africa’s most competitive economy with Kenya in 91st position and Tanzania in 113th. Uganda was ranked 114th and Burundi 129th.