Pires Accepts 2011 Ibrahim Prize for African Leadership

Pedro Verona Rodrigues Pires, the former President of Cape Verde, accepted the 2011 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership at a ceremony in Tunis on November 12. The Ibrahim Prize, which includes a $5 million annual payment over 10 years, recognises and celebrates excellence in African leadership.

The 2011 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership gala ceremony in Tunis.

Salim Ahmed Salim, Chair of the Prize Committee, presents the award for Achievement in African Leadership to Pedro Verona Rodrigues Pires.

Mo Ibrahim with President Pedro Verona Rodrigues Pires, at the 2011 Ibrahim Prize gala in Tunis.

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