Kenya and Rwanda among Top 10 of the safest countries in Africa

Africa is considered the continent with the least developed countries in the world, thus poverty and political instability leading to crimes and petty thefts. Still, Africa is continent rich with immense natural resources and with great cultural diversity. Here is the top 10 of the most safest and beautiful countries in Africa:

1. Rwanda

Rwanda was ranked as the 9th safest country in the world, in 2017. It is arguably the most safest country in Africa, with its beautiful scenery Rwanda is a remarkable place to visit and has friendly and respectful people. There’s a lot of security around to make you feel secure and relaxed.

2. Botswana

Known as the country with the highest concentration on elephants in Africa. Botswana is easily one of the safest country in Africa and it’s rare for travelers to experience crime due to the political stability of Botswana. The tourism in Botswana is well established and most centered around Gaborone, Maun and Francistown. It is a peaceful country with beautiful sightings.

3. Mauritius

If you’re looking for an island country to relax and enjoy for your next vacation, then you should consider Mauritius. Mauritius is well known for its beautiful beaches and reefs. It is generally called one of the most safest countries to visit in Africa, with mostly just petty theft.

4. Namibia

The crime rate in Namibia is very low, which makes it the ideal place to visit. It is diverse country for wildlife and it is popular for epic adventurous activities.

5. Seychelles

Seychelles is one of the countries with less crime in Africa therefore considered one of the safest destination for travelers . Most tourists stay in beach resorts which minimize the chances of encountering any petty theft and crime.

6. Ethiopia

Ethiopia is one country with very low serious and petty crimes. Although it is one of the countries least developed in the world,Ethiopia is still one of the safest country to visit and not to mention how beautiful Ethiopian women are.

7. Morocco

Popular for many beaches and deserts, for tourists Morocco is one of the safest places to travel to. The stable government and political system keeps the levels of crime at bay in Morocco.

8. Lesotho

Lesotho is a landlocked country within South Africa. The population in Lesotho is approximately estimated at 2. 125 million in 2019, and the country side is the most safest and pleasant place to visit in Lesotho. The city is not that safe, that’s why it is important to be vigilant .

9. Zambia

The political situation is relatively stable with little conflict in Zambia, making it one of the safest place to visit in Africa. Travelers rarely experience crime because they fly straight to the wilderness areas in Zambia, whereas with most cities such as Lusaka there’s potential of petty theft.


10. Kenya


Compared to other African countries, Kenya is considered one of the most safest country in Africa. Despite Kenya experiencing political issues over the years, crime is still not an issue to a majority of tourists.

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Frank Fremer is a seasoned journalist, blogger and political analyst for over a decade in Uganda

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