No Winner for the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Good Governance in Africa

Author:
Mantsadi Sepheka
Publisher:
AllAfrica
Publication Date:
15 October 2012
Tags:
Africa, Governance

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation, which is dedicated to improving the quality of government in Africa, cannot find a good enough leader to win the world's most valuable individual prize for good governance on the continent.

The prize is awarded to a democraticaly elected leader who has stepped down in the last three years after respecting term limits and has demonstrated excellence in office. The prize is worth U.S. $5 million.

AllAfrica's Mantsadi Sepheka reports.

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