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The 10 most generous African countries

Published 5:49 AM ET, Mon November 9, 2015
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The World Giving Index ranks the world's most charitable countries. The United States and Myanmar share the top spot globally, but how do African countries rank? Browse through the gallery to find out. AFP/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Malawi ranks as the 10th most giving African country, and places 56th in the world. Kayak Africa
Sierra Leone, which emerged from civil war in 2002 and has just fully recovered from an Ebola outbreak, is ranked 55th overall in the survey, and 9th in Africa. Chris Jackson/Getty Images
A beach in the Ghanaian capital Accra. Ghana is ranked as the 54th most charitable country globally. JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images
Zambia's Victoria Falls. The country shares the 47th overall position with Saudi Arabia and Taiwan. MACKSON WASAMUNU/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Liberia experienced one of the bloodiest civil wars in African history, but its World Giving Index ranking of 45 puts it ahead of countries like Belgium and Spain. SEYLLOU/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Guinea has been mired by political turmoil, but its people are in the 40th spot for charitable giving in the world, sharing the position with Sweden and Haiti. Shown here is the presidential palace in the country's capital, Conakry. Getty Images
Uganda's capital city of Kampala. The country is ranked 34th globally and just shy of the top three in the continent.
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A view of Johannesburg's skyline. South Africa is one of the continent's most affluent countries and comes in 3rd place when it comes to charitable giving. In the global ranking it's number 34. AFP/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Traffic flows on Agege Motor Road in Lagos, Nigeria. The country comes second in the continent and places 21st globally. EMMANUEL AREWA/AFP/Getty Images
Kenyans are the most generous people in Africa and they take the 15th position globally. Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, is visible here in the background. Courtesy Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club