17 cities in Africa you should never travel to alone

Traveling comes with a lot of risks.

From dangerous airports to roads and theme parks, vacation destinations boast thrilling adventure opportunities but hide precarious personal safety conditions.

Although travelling alone is often the best way to explore a new country or city, it could equally be frightening.

African cities may be one of the world's biggest hotspots for tourism, but how does it fare for solo travellers?

Business Insider sub-Saharan Africa has compiled a list of the 17 cities in Africa that you should not travel to alone.

The list of cities below is based on the most recent study by Numbeo's 2017 Crime Index (where 0 is utterly safe and 100 is the most crime-ridden).

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