Top 12 Most Powerful Countries in Africa


Hold on; this is not the list you thought. This article is not about the military prowess of African countries but a ranking of their brands’ strengths.

Brand strengths is considered a nation’s soft power and the stronger a country’s soft power, the greater its ability to attract investment and market its products and services.

Below is Africa’s most powerful countries based on brand strengths as compiled by Brand Finance.

  1. Egypt
  2. South Africa
  3. Morocco
  4. Mauritius
  5. Seychelles
  6. Tunisia
  7. Rwanda
  8. Algeria
  9. Ivory Coast
  10. Ghana
  11. Nigeria
  12. Sudan