5. Botswana


A life expectancy of 67.6, a mean of 9.3 against an expected 12.6 years in school and a GNI per capita of 15,534 makes Botswana the fifth in Africa.

It is positioned at position 101 in the world in terms of human development.

The main pillars supporting the expansion of Botswana are mining, tourism and cattle rearing.

It is positioned as having one of the fastest growths per capita in the world.

Due to the many investments taking place in the country, economists have predicted more expansion in the future.

4. Tunisia

Fourth in Africa and 95th globally is this North African nation with a life expectancy of 75.9, a mean of 7.2 against an expected 15.1 years in school and a GNI per capita of 10,275.

The significant expansion of the country’s economic muscle is a result of manufacturing, tourism, services, and mining.

The services sector has contributed profoundly to the expansion and economic development of the country.

The country is also home to many foreign investors who have set up camp there due to its productive business environment.

3. Algeria

This is the third most developed in Africa and 85th in the world.

It has a life expectancy of 76.3, a mean of 8.0 against an expected 14.4 years in school and a GNI per capita of 13,802.

Algeria is one of the largest oil producers in Africa.

Its dominance in the oil industry has created lots of job opportunities for Algerian youth.

Aside from hydrocarbons, Algeria has struggled to find alternative sources of income.

At present, there are developments in the tourism, fuel research, and communications industries.

2. Mauritius


Mauritius comes in second in African and 66 globally. It ranked 74.9 in life expectancy, 9.3 mean against 15.1 years of schooling and 20,189 GNI per capita.

The country grew from an agriculture-based economic set up in the 1960s into a middle-income diversified financial setup.

This has led to an expansion in industries such as textile, sugar, financial services, and tourism.

Mauritius is currently focusing on essential sectors such as healthcare, property development, seafood, communication, and renewable energy to boost its economic income.