Mo Ibrahim Foundation

 
Taking Africa’s democratic temperature as a dozen countries prepare for polls
Taking Africa’s democratic temperature as a dozen countries prepare for polls
More than a dozen national elections will be held across Africa next year. 
Mo Ibrahim: Africa’s decade of ‘lost opportunity’
Mo Ibrahim: Africa’s decade of ‘lost opportunity’
The 2018 African governance index was released this week. It’s not good news.
Kagame could be the next Mandela ― if he steps down
Kagame could be the next Mandela ― if he steps down
This year, Africa got rare good news when Liberia’s president, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was announced winner of the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Good...
‘No one must be in SA without documentation’― Mashaba
‘No one must be in SA without documentation’― Mashaba
Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba elaborated on his conception of illegal immigration while on a panel at the Mo Ibrahim Foundation's Governance...
Why Sirleaf’s win is a big deal for West Africa
Why Sirleaf’s win is a big deal for West Africa
It is very easy to find people in armchairs who criticize Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. Of course. You can point to the debilitating poverty that remains...
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the Ibrahim Prize’s exceptional problem
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the Ibrahim Prize’s exceptional problem
The Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership was established more than a decade ago, with the aim of recognising and rewarding...
Africa's future depends on empowering its people today
Africa's future depends on empowering its people today
"If Africa is rising, why are we so poor? We walk on gold, platinum, diamonds. Our mineral wealth powers up the global economy. We hold two-thirds...
No winner for Ibrahim African governance prize again
No winner for Ibrahim African governance prize again
The Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership – the world's biggest individual prize – was not awarded for a fourth time...
Africans see economic gains, democracy losses
Africans see economic gains, democracy losses
Many Africans are enjoying greater access to economic opportunity but are seeing their political rights undermined, according to an index of...
African prize for leadership fails to find a winner
African prize for leadership fails to find a winner
All must have prizes -- except in Africa, it seems. First the Mo Ibrahim Foundation announced that, for the second year running, it could not find...
SA drops in international rating
SA drops in international rating
South Africa has dropped four places in the global index of African governance due to concerns about the rule of law, transparency, corruption and...
Chissano wins $5m African leadership prize
Chissano wins $5m African leadership prize
Former Mozambique president Joachim Chissano won a new $5-million prize for African leadership on Monday and was hailed as "a powerful voice for...

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