Mo Ibrahim

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 18th, 2012
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Uche Igwe I was not so surprised to read that Nigeria has joined the ten bottom governance performers in Africa. The latest Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s Assessment of Governance in Africa ranked Nigeria 43 out of 52 countries assessed – slightly above Equatorial Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Cote d’ Ivoire...
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Oct 17th, 2012
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Dele Meiji Fatunla This year’s launch of the Mo Ibrahim Index on Governance and the Mo Ibrahim Prizefor leadership was full of signs and signals. In a signal that it wanted to engage more with governments, the foundation appointed Abdoulie Janneh, former executive secretary of the Economic Commission...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 17th, 2012
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Six years ago, Mo Ibrahim, a Sudan-born British philanthropist who made his billions selling cell phones, established an award to support good governance in Africa: a $5 million cash prize — which includes a $200,000 yearly stipend for life — to be awarded to any democratically elected le...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 17th, 2012
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Getahune Bekele One of the most revered Sons of Africa, admired for his firm stance on good governance, human right issues and economic development in the continent, the Sudan born telecommunication billionaire, Mo Ibrahim, once again sided with tyrannized Africans by withholding his foundations lucr...