Radio Erena: 08 October, 2014
According to Ibrahim Index Of African Governance [IIAG] annual report by Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Eritrea, Somalia and the Republic of Central Africa hold the least record in their leadership and governance performance among the 52 African states in 2014, respectively.
Top on the list are Mauritius, Botswana, and Cape Verde and these three nations are reported to have been holding the record for the last five years.
The governance and leadership performance in Africa annual report measures leadership and accountability, respect for citizens, commitment to improve citizens’ living conditions, policies, and other factors.
Mo Ibrahim Foundation was founded in 2006 by a Sudanese-British mobile communications entrepreneur and billionaire – Mo Ibrahim, to encourage better governance in Africa and minimize dictatorship in the continent. Accordingly, the foundation has set up an award to African heads of state that deliver security, health, education and economic development to their constituents and democratically transfer power to their successors.