The World Happiness Report for 2017 has listed 10 African cities as the happiest on the continent for 2017.
The ranking was based on their respective country index, GDP per capita, average life expectancy, trust in governance, freedom of speech and making choices, citizens ability to hold governments accountable, social support, and generosity.
Below are the top 10 happiest cities in Africa according to the World Happiness Report for 2017
Port Louis, Mauritius
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Freetown, Sierra Leone
The World Happiness Report was first released in 2012, and ever since, it has given us annual global happiness reports that have included Africa. International Day of Happiness is now celebrated worldwide on March 20.