Perspectives on African Leadership & Governance


Making Leaders“. The Economist. 24 July 2003. ALPN director, Dr. Michael Isimbabi’s letter in response to The Economist‘s cover story, “Now for Africa” (03 July 2003).

The African Leadership & Progress Brief                                                             

Leadership & Governance Capacity Building in African Countries: Why and How Well-Off and Accomplished Africans, Especially “Brain Drain” Africans, Should Proactively Take Charge of Fostering African Progress

The Africa Governance Monitoring and Advocacy Project (AfriMAP)


The Africa Governance Inventory (AGI) Web Portal


Governance Links – UNDP

Africa Leadership Initiative – Overview


The African Leadership Institute (UK)


African Leadership Project – African Leadership Council


Leadership, Effectiveness, Accountability, and Professionalism (LEAP) Africa


Web Sites – NEPAD / African Union



The African Union – NEPAD Headlines


NEPAD Business Group

NEPAD Business Monitor

NEPAD Science and Technology Forum

Pambazuka News


Southern African Regional Poverty Network (SARPN) – NEPAD/AU Section

Official NEPAD documents  |  Views on NEPAD by key protagonists

African commentaries on NEPAD  |  Other commentaries on NEPAD

NEPAD related issues and documents  | NEPAD related sites

South African Institute of International Affairs / eAfrica Journal

UN Economic Commission for Africa


Recent Reports

Our Common Interest: The Report of the Blair Commission for Africa. 2005


Striving for Good Governance in Africa – Synopsis of the African Governance Report 2005Economic Commission for Africa

Africa Competitiveness Report 2004World Economic Forum

African Development Report 2004. African Development Bank

African Economic Outlook 2003-2004. African Development Bank/OECD

African Development Indicators 2004World Bank

Africa Policy Outlook 2004. Africa Action

Bertelsmann Transformation Index. Bertelsmann Foundation

Corruption Perceptions Index 2003Transparency International

Economic Freedom of the World: 2004 Annual ReportThe Fraser Institute

Global Corruption Report 2004. Transparency International

Global Governance Initiative – 2004 Annual Report. World Economic Forum

Global Integrity Report. Center for Public Integrity

Freedom in the World 2004Freedom House

Human Development Report 2004. UNDP

Human Rights Watch – World Report 2004: Africa on its Own

Index of Economic Freedom – 2004. Heritage Foundation & Wall Street Journal

Promoting Transparency in the African Oil SectorCenter for Strategic and International Studies

Time for Transparency: Coming Clean on Oil, Mining and Gas RevenuesGlobal Witness

World Bank Institute – Presentations, Reports, Papers, Etc. on Governance

World Bank Institute – Governance Indicators

World Development Indicators 2004. World Bank

World Resources 2002-2004: Decisions for the Earth: Balance, voice, and power

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