• Egypt, South Africa and Nigeria are the top most powerful countries in Africa, according to US News and World Report’s 2019 power ranking.
  • The US News and World Report’s “2019 Best Countries” ranking is in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania.
  • The report surveyed more than 20,000 people on their opinions of 80 countries.

EgyptSouth Africa and Nigeria listed among 80 most powerful countries on Earth, according to US News and World Report’s 2019 power ranking.

Other African countries on the list include Angola, Ghana, Tunisia and Tanzania.

The report looks at a country’s political and financial influences, as well as its international and alliances, the strength of its military and how it acts as an international leader.