Category Archives: Briefs

After the 2005 G8 and UN Summits: Independent, High-Impact Information Infrastructures and Networks for Transparency and Accountability in African Countries

2005, the “Year of Africa”, witnessed much discourse and activities culminating in a special focus on Africa at the G8 and UN Summits (see several articles and reports listed on ALPN’s portal pages: Africa…

The Mo Ibrahim African Governance Index and Leadership Prize Revisited

March 2008 The Mo Ibrahim African Governance Index and Leadership Prize Revisited How Dr. Ibrahim and Other Well-Off Africans Can Best Foster Good Governance in African Countries (By Jump-Starting Resource-Pooling Efforts to…

ADDRESSING AFRICA’S HUMILIATION: ‘BRAIN GAIN’/’BRAIN CIRCULATION’ DIASPORA NETWORKS FOR AFRICAN PROGRESS

This brief provides an overview of the role of “Brain Drain”/Diaspora Africans (BDAs) in fostering African progress, in the context of the reality that most accomplished BDAs, for a variety…