Kenyans the happiest people among gloomy East Africans

Kenya is the happiest country in East and Central Africa, a new report by the United Nations says PHOTO/FILE

What you need to know:

  • Finland retained its top position globally, with Denmark, Switzerland, Iceland and Norway following in that order.
  • In Africa, Libya tops the list at position 80, followed by Cote d’Ivoire (85), Benin (86), CongoBrazzaville (88) and Ghana (91). Kenya is position 18 on the continent.
  • The World Happiness study is conducted every year by the Earth Institute of Columbia University.

Kenya is the happiest country in East and Central Africa, a new report by the United Nations says.

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