Namibia is the country where the experience of violence is the greatest worldwide, with 63% of the population having experienced serious harm from violence or known someone who had in the past two years. This, the Namibian Sun newspaper reports is according to the 15th edition of the Global Peace Index, which ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness. The report says that “Namibia has the highest rate in the world, at 63.3%, followed by South Africa (57.9%), Lesotho (56.1%), Liberia (55.2%), and Zambia (53.9%).” The report, however, ranked Namibia amongst the top 10 most peaceful countries in sub-Saharan Africa.