Obiageli Ezekwesili

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2014
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If Africa’s economies are to take off, Africans will have to start making a lot more things. They may well do so The Economist LESS than an hour’s drive outside Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, a farmer walks along a narrow path on a green valley floor after milking his cows. Muhammad Gettu is carryi...
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Apr 1st, 2013
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By Favour B. Afolabi “So, to answer your question, I will not be “joining government”. I am not interested. Public pedagogy of the sort that I am doing is a higher, nobler calling than prostitution in government. There is nothing more satisfying than the privilege of being able to participate in publ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2013
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Former minister of education and co-founder of Transparency International, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has said Nigeria is suffering from serious leadership crisis, stressing that if the fight against corruption is to be won then the present leadership has to turn to ways of setting good examples. The for...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2013
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National Daily Call it the blame game, responding to criticisms or outright quest for transparency in the management of the country’s resources, more information will be streaming out in the coming years as the Federal Government has taken the query from the former World Bank Vice President, Mrs. Obi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 8th, 2012
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South African grocer Shoprite spends $20,000 a week in import permits to truck meat, milk and other goods to its stores in neighboring Zambia. One of its trucks may need as many as 1,600 documents to cross a border in southern Africa. Another major South African retailer Woolworths pays full tariffs ...
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Feb 1st, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 1, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On the heels of the 18th African Union (AU) Summit, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the World Bank (WB) held High-Level Consultations at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, on the 31st of January 2012. The meetin...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 30th, 2012
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African countries can prepare for the impact of the euro-zone crisis that threatens to derail economic growth on the continent by improving trade between their countries and fighting inflation, a top World Bank economist said on Sunday. World Bank’s Vice President for Africa, Obiageli Ezekwesil...