10 African Countries with Good Road Networks


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Who says there are no African countries with good road networks! Despite the fact that the western media only show widespread poverty and corruption in the continent’s states, several African governments are working to expand their economies.

These African countries with good road networks made the top ten list according to the examination of the worldwide quality road networks conducted by the Global Economy.

  • Namibia
  • Egypt
  • Rwanda
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • South Africa
  • Kenya
  • Senegal
  • Tanzania
  • Algeria


source: the African carrier

Namibia is the #1 nation on the list of African countries with good road networks with an average value score of 5.24. With a score of 5.3 points for the most recent year, the nation was ranked 22nd overall.

The development of Namibia’s road infrastructure can be in large part traced to the creation of the Roads Authority in April 2000. This naturally contributed to the socio-economic development of the country.


source: Egypt independent

Egypt’s value points ranged from 2.74 in 2013 to 5.1 in 2019, with 3.47 serving as the country’s average between 2006 and 2019.

It was ranked 29th out of 141 African countries with good road networks in the world according to the most recent data for 2019.


source: the new times Rwanda

Not only does Rwanda take pride in its clean environment, but it also ranks among the nations in Africa with the greatest roads.

The most recent value for 2019 was 4.8, placing it in the 39th spot worldwide. From 2010 to 2019, value points were on average 4.76.

The government’s efforts as well as aid from China, the European Union, and other sources have helped to make the country’s roads and infrastructure as good as they are today.


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The island nation of Mauritius is regarded as Africa’s most democratic democracy. The country benefits from having well-kept roadways because the island is a popular tourist destination.

The most recent value for 2019 was 4.7, up from the average value point for the country of 4.45. In terms of global ranking position in 2019, it is one of the top fifty.


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The government’s efforts in rural infrastructure have greatly aided this country in improving its place internationally, surpassing nations like Belgium, Ireland, and Italy in the rankings.

The country’s value points on average were 4.02, and the most recent value was 4.7 points in 2019.


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The N2 is 2,255 kilometers long, making it the longest road in South Africa (1,401 miles). The road from Cape Town to Ermelo passes through Port Elizabeth, East London, and Durban.

With 4.5, the country has a global ranking of 51 out of 141. 4.77 points were the country’s average value points.


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Kenya, the second country in the region to reach the list, boasts some of the best roads in East Africa. The most recent score for quality roads in 2019 was 4.1.

The average value calculated from 2006 to 2019 was 3.67, with 2.22 points in 2006 representing the lowest value and 4.3 points in 2017 representing the highest value.


source: BBC

Senegal earned 4.10 points, placing them in the 65th spot on the world ranking. The value ranged from 2.6 points in 2007 to 4.10 points in 2019, with 3.45 serving as the average.


source: business daily

Another East African nation that made the top 10 list is Tanzania. Its roads had an average score of 3.18 points; the highest score was in 2019 with 4.1 points, and the lowest score was in 2008 with 2.48 points. With 4.1, the current global ranking position is 66.


African Countries with Good Road Networks
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The final nation on this list, Algeria, averaged 3.38 points from 2006 to 2019. The most recent assessment of road quality from 2019 is 4.0, while its current position in the world rankings is 4.07. Out of 141 countries, the position is 67 in the overall ranking.

Also read: 10 African Countries With The Highest Number of Dollar Millionaires in 2022


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