Thursday, 2 December 2010

African governance

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is offering a prize of almost €4 million in recognition of contributions to good governance in sub-Saharan Africa. The Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership to former African executive Heads of State or Government who have demonstrated exemplary leadership, including delivering security, health,education and economic development to their constituents, and democratically transfer power to their successor. The prize will consist of €3.8 million over 10 years and a further €150,000 a year thereafter, making it
the largest prize in the world.