Ghana rated the 5th best country in Africa and 67th in the world.

Ghana has been ranked the 5th best country in Africa and 67th in the world, according to the 2020 Best Countries Report put together by US News & World Report which saw Egypt as the number one in Africa and 36th in the world.

The 2020 Best Countries Report saw South Africa as 2nd in Africa and 39th in the world. Morocco and Kenya were 3rd and 4th, respectively in Africa and 39 and 40 in the world.

The factors that were used included how global perceptions categorized countries in terms of a number of qualitative characteristics, impressions that have the potential to drive trade, travel and investment and directly affect national economies.

Also Adventure, Citizenship, Cultural Influence, Entrepreneurship, Heritage, Movers, Open for Business, Power and Quality of Life were factored.

Meanwhile, Switzerland was the 1st in the world, followed by Canada and Japan occupied the 3rd position. Germany, Australia, UK and US are 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th respectively.