- Mauritius is Africa's most competitive economy
- Reliant on sugar exports for decades, Mauritius has diversified its economy in recent years
- The tiny island country is home to more than 1.3 million people
Each week, Africa View explores the trends, figures and initiatives shaping Africa. From education and energy to technology and innovation, it showcases topics and influential sectors driving countries on the continent.
(CNN)What is Africa's most competitive economy? Is it oil-rich Nigeria? No. Perhaps South Africa, the continent's mining powerhouse? Try again.