Category Archives: Leadership

Why Fighting Corruption in Africa Fails

  William Gumede. Pambazuka News. November 14, 2012. Most well-intentioned corruption busting remedies in Africa fail because the root causes of corruption on the continent are often poorly understood. INTRODUCTION: COLONIAL…

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Legitimacy through Regional Governance: The African Union

Noele Crossley analyses the challenges facing the African Union as it works towards becoming an importance force for regional stability and local legitimacy. This post originally appeared on Global Policy. Noele…

Emerging Economies: Transparency and Accountability in the Extractive Industries Working Paper Series

Revenue Watch Institute & Transparency & Accountability Initiative. 28 November 2012 Emerging economies, their governments and their companies, are playing an increased role in oil, gas and mining production –…

UN Discussion Tackles Good Governance and Development

Revenue Watch Institute. 5 February 2013 Last night, RWI President Daniel Kaufmann participated in a panel discussion at the United Nations that confronted the question: “Is good governance good for development?”…

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Thoughts on Mo Ibrahim @ Achebe Colloquium

By Dominic Mhiripiri. Globalconversation.org. December 31, 2012. I had to wait for the last day of 2012 — after a reasonable amount of processing — to sketch a few thoughts on Dr. Mo…

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Achebe Colloquium Tasks Africa on Good Governance

Vanguard (Nigeria). December 23, 2012 For the continent of Africa to develop and march forward like other advanced regions of the world, there is the urgent need for them to address…

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Achebe, Fashola, Mo Ibrahim Link Terrorism to Inequalities

This Day (Nigeria). 24 Dec 2012. By Olawale Olaleye in Lagos and Muhammad Bello in Abuja Participants at the fourth edition of the Chinua Achebe Colloquium on Africa, which held in the…

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Where Does Africa Stand on Budget Transparency?

BudgIT, a civil society organization based in Lagos, Nigeria, created “A Window on Africa,” an infographic that visualizes the scores of the 30 sub-Saharan and North African countries covered in…

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Mo Ibrahim Foundation: 2012 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG)

  Website: http://www.moibrahimfoundation.org/iiag/ The IIAG provides an annual assessment of governance performance in Africa. Funded and led by an African institution, and consisting of 88 indicators drawn from 23 independent international data providers, the IIAG is…

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Meet The Man Who Is Grooming Africa’s Next Generation Of Leaders (Forbes.com)

Ghanaian-born serial entrepreneur, business consultant and McKinsey alumnus, co-founded the African Leadership Academy to address one of Africa’s most prevalent and daunting problems: a deficit of effective, ethical, visionary and accountable leaders. Read article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/mfonobongnsehe/2011/09/07/meet-the-man-who-is-grooming-africas-next-generation-of-leaders/