The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has released its report titled "A Decade of African Governance 2006-2015." Over the past decade it reports a very slight improvement in overall governance performance in Africa. The average score for African countries was 50 in 2015 as compared to 49 in 2006. Over the past ten years, 37 out of 54 countries have shown improvement in their overall governance score.
In 2015, the five highest ranked countries in overall governance were Mauritius, Botswana, Cape Verde, Seychelles, and Namibia. The five lowest ranked were Somalia, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Libya, and Eritrea. The five countries showing the most improvement over the past decade were Cote d'Ivoire, Togo, Zimbabwe, Liberia, and Rwanda. The five countries demonstrating the most deterioration were Libya, Madagascar, Eritrea, Central African Republic, and Mali.