One of the essential factors for economic growth is domestic and international transportation, thus, road infrastructure needs to be maintained and updated regularly.
In Africa, some countries have made huge investments in improving road network and infrastructure to enjoy the benefits thereof, cites the 2017 – 2018 annual Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
The Global Competitiveness Report index tracks the performance of about 140 countries on 12 pillars of competitiveness, including the quality of road infrastructure development.
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Though some African countries have performed poorly, the following African countries are leading the way in terms of the best road quality and infrastructure, overtaking some world economic giants like China, Italy and India.