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The 12 Most Beautiful Places to Live in Africa 

Most beautiful places to live in Africa
Written by Jesca

Thanks to a developing economy and a sizable number of enterprises competing to fill market gaps, Africa offers many beautiful places to live. 

The relative cost of living, the fascinating cultures and towns, and the wildlife’s natural beauty may all be major draws of living in Africa. However, deciding whether to move to a particular country depends on the level of safety and development of the infrastructure, healthcare system, and educational system.

Africa provides travellers and explorers alike with a multicoloured canvas from Nairobi to Cape Town. Even though each African nation has pros and cons, we have identified some of the best countries to live in based on factors like safety, social life, quality of life, and more.

Port Luis, Mauritius


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Because of its vibrant and competitive economy, Mauritius is one of the most prosperous countries in Africa and one of the safest and cleanest.

You will find plenty of social and recreational activities to partake in here. Mauritians are typically friendly and accommodating. The gorgeous beaches, variety, lovely animals, and pleasant tropical temperature of Mauritius are further attractions.

Windhoek, Namibia


Namibia. Photo/ Pinterest

Namibia is a model democratic nation that is safe and peaceful. It has a wealth of mineral resources and a strong human rights record. It also provides high-quality healthcare services. Namibia ranks as the 10th richest country on the continent.

Windhoek, the nation’s capital, is a quaint little city with many social events. The nation is also popular for its stunning desert landscapes, which draw tourists from abroad.

Accra, Ghana 


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Accra, the nation’s capital, is situated on West Africa’s Atlantic coast. Accra, is a vibrant city with a lot to see and do. National banks, political structures, and a plethora of business and industrial prospects may all be found in the city.

Algiers, Algeria


Algiers. Photo/Alkhaleej Travel

The “Paris of Africa” is how people sometimes refer to Algiers. This name refers to the city’s fusion architecture, which combines elements of Arabian and European styles. Beaches, a socialist system, and breathtaking scenery make it the most beautiful place to live.

Tunis, Tunisia 

Tunis, Tunisia

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Our list of the 10 beautiful places to live in Africa includes Tunis, which is arguably one of the most stunning additions.

Tunis is well-liked by tourists and was recognized as one of the happiest places to live in all of Africa. There are several reasons ‌this city may be a good choice for your next home, including its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a thriving economy.

Kigali, Rwanda

cityscape, Kigali, Rwanda

cityscape, Kigali, Rwanda. Photo/Rough Guides

If you’re looking for a change of pace, Rwanda’s Kigali might be the place for you. The Central Business District in Kigali, the country’s capital, is flourishing and full of chances.

What’s not to enjoy about the wilderness that encircles the city and offers countless thrills, such as gorilla trekking and volcanic hiring?

Casablanca, Morocco 

Casablanca, Morocco 

Morocco. Photo/ Medium

At the very tip of Morocco, in northern Africa, stands Casablanca. As the country’s largest Atlantic port, it offers chances for people active in global trade and business.

Casablanca also receives high reviews for being a culinary attraction. One of the nicest places to live in Africa may be here if gastronomic delights tickle your interest.

Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam


Dar-es-Salaam. Photo/Pinterest

Another one of the best locations to migrate to is Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. The political, commercial, and economic hub of the nation, this area is brimming with opportunities.

Nairobi, Kenya 


Nairobi. Photo/kayak

Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, is among the most beautiful places in Africa to live. Why? In the last ten years, it has nearly fully changed into a safe and practical place to live. Infrastructure, transportation, and economic development all show the country’s durability and power.

There are many activities available for individuals who enjoy an outdoor lifestyle.

Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town

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Cape Town is among the greatest places to live in Africa if you’re searching for a lively, active city with lots to do. The city is full of options and exudes a stylish, international vibe.

This city and sea location check all the boxes, being surrounded by majestic mountains and embracing a dazzling beach.

Victoria, Seychelles

Seychelles, Victoria

Seychelles, Victoria. Photo/YouTube

Perhaps moving to Victoria in Seychelles is a beautiful place you should think about if you’re looking for a small piece of paradise.

Victoria is a port city and the hub of all business, economic, and political activity in the nation. It is situated on Mahe island, the biggest island in the archipelago.

Johannesburg, South Africa 

Most beautiful places to live in Africa

Most beautiful places to live in Africa- Johannesburg South Africa. Photo/

Joburg, South Africa, as one of the wealthiest cities in Africa. Johannesburg offers chances in all key sectors. The city is home to a lively social scene, which includes pubs, entertainment venues, dining establishments, and retail.

It’s interesting to note that it also has the biggest artificial forest in the world.

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Besigye is a Ugandan writer and a teacher by profession. She loves adventure and travelling that's why she loves writing travel blogs.

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