Mo Ibrahim

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Name: Mo Ibrahim
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Has civil society lost sight of its goals?

Danny Sriskandarajah, secretary-general and CEO of CIVICUS. Photo by: U.K. Foreign & Commonwealth Office  / CC BYCan civil society organizations be so bureaucratic, so businesslike and so accountable to their donors that they lose sight of their miss ... [Published Devex - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Strauss: Can a $1 million global teacher competition (backed by Bill Clinton) boost the profession?

(Bloomberg News)There’s no question that many teachers feel demoralized amid a punitive school “reform” movement and that their profession could use a boost, but is a $1 million global competition for a single “exceptional” teacher really the way to go ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The REAL DEMOCRACY RANKINGS; or why African presidents rarely lose elections

THIS week, former Mozambican president Joachim Chissano has controversially argued that two terms are “ not enough ” for an African president to get anything meaningful done.Speakingto a Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) lawyers’ forum in scenic Victoria ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

US announces $14 bn in new investments at Africa summit Aug 25, 2014

The United States heralded 14 billion worth of new investments in Africa as Washington seeks to demonstrate it is ready to take a strong role in the continent's economic takeoff.President Barack Obama is to announce the projects to some 45 African heads ... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Mo Ibrahim Foundation launches Photo Competition

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is to hold its flagship, high-level Annual Governance Weekend from the 21-23 November 2014 in Accra, Ghana.The focus of the weekend will be the Ibrahim Forum. The theme of the discussions is “African Cities”.It is projected that ... [Published BizNis Africa - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Sixteen Businessmen From Ukraine, Russia, Other Countries Urge Their Governments To Find Peaceful Solution To East Ukraine Conflict

Sixteen big businessmen from Ukraine, Russia and other countries urge their governments to compromise and find peaceful solution to the conflict in the east of Ukraine, and also say they are ready to offer help in defusing the conflict, reads their joint ... [Published Ukrainian News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Ebola in Liberia: Sirleaf bans all official travel "with immediate effect"

Via allAfrica.com, a report from FrontPageAfrica: Liberian Officials Banned From Traveling in Wake of Ebola. Excerpt:Monrovia — A week after Sudanese Billionaire Mo Ibrahim heralded her decision to stay home in the wake of the deadly Ebola surge in her ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Contrarian: Demystifying The Hype About African Development

President Obama with African leaders at the summit -- author says good governance and industrialization needed for development[U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit: The Day After]It was a hyperbole fest or “hypefest” at the U.S.-Africa Leadership Summit in Washington, ... [Published BlackStar News - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 5 reports

STRONG ROLE

US announces $14 bn in new investments at Africa summitThe United States heralded $14 billion worth of new investments in Africa on Thursday as Washington seeks to demonstrate it is ready to take a strong role in the continent’s economic takeoff. President ... [Published DailyTribune - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

US to counter Chinese trade dominance in Africa

WASHINGTON: US and African political leaders and corporate chiefs got down to business yesterday as Washington hopes an historic summit will trigger a surge in trade and investment between the two sides. The first day of the historic US-Africa Leaders ... [Published Kuwait Times - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

‘People need to see Africa as it is’, says billionaire Mo Ibrahim

“I have always been optimistic about Africa, and Africa is where I make my money, without paying bribes… In 15 countries we have built a mobile communications [company] there and we did not pay a single dollar [in bribes].”Mo IbrahimThis is according ... [Published How We Made It In Africa - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 2 reports

Tycoon tells 'misinformed' US businesses to Google Africa

Washington (AFP) - A leading African billionaire said Monday that "misinformed" US businesses need to study up on the continent's opportunities, suggesting they start by Googling.In Washington for the US-Africa Leaders Summit -- President Barack Obama's ... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 04 2014]

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Has civil society lost sight of its goals? [Published Devex - 15 hours ago]
Strategic Leaders Needed in Africa [Published Ventures Africa - Aug 31 2014]
Strauss: Can a $1 million global teacher compet... [Published Washington Post - Aug 30 2014]
Weekend Roundup: Where in Hell Did ISIS Come From? [Published Huffington Post - Aug 29 2014]
CDC loan to help Bharti Airtel expand African t... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
US-Africa Summit - an Unexpected Success for Ob... [Published Individual.com - Aug 28 2014]
The REAL DEMOCRACY RANKINGS; or why African pre... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Aug 28 2014]
The Word 'Bacon' Banned in Vermont Street Sign [Published American Thinker - Aug 26 2014]
US announces $14 bn in new investments at Afric... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - Aug 26 2014]
Final call for Indian teachers to enter the one... [Published PR inside - Aug 25 2014]
2 term limit not ideal for Africa: Chissano [Published New Zimbabwe.com - Aug 25 2014]
Liberia Basin Bid Round 2014 [Published Norton Rose Canada - Aug 23 2014]
Chissano urges African leaders such as Mugabe n... [Published Bulawayo24 News - Aug 23 2014]
Zim stalls execution of 96 death row inmates [Published Bulawayo24 News - Aug 23 2014]
Weekend Roundup: Subversive Pope Takes Aim at G... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 22 2014]
Chisano Urges African Leaders Not to Overstay i... [Published VOA News - Aug 22 2014]
Building from below and beyond borders [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Aug 21 2014]
U.S.-Africa Leaders' Summit - a Legacy, Busines... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 21 2014]
Afrobarometer says PP lost direction in many as... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 20 2014]
Mo Ibrahim Foundation launches Photo Competition [Published BizNis Africa - Aug 20 2014]
Sixteen Businessmen From Ukraine, Russia, Other... [Published Ukrainian News - Aug 20 2014]
“Snapping Cities” photography competition launched [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 20 2014]
Adamawa Guber: Umar Ardo Picks PDP Nomination Form [Published Leadership - Aug 20 2014]
MDGs: FG, Taraba Spend N3.5bn On Provision Of W... [Published Leadership - Aug 20 2014]
Why we need to bet on 2015 [Published Devex - Aug 20 2014]
Urging a peaceful resolution to Russia-Ukraine ... [Published Virgin Group - Aug 20 2014]
Shame On You, Mr. Kufuor! [Published GhanaWeb - Aug 20 2014]
Again, Jonathan Fails To Learn From History [Published Leadership - Aug 19 2014]
African Leaders Summit a 'Clear Success' [guest... [Published Individual.com - Aug 19 2014]
African Leaders Summit a 'Clear Success' [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
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Ebola in Liberia: Sirleaf bans all official tra... [Published H5N1 - Aug 12 2014]
Via allAfrica.com, a report from FrontPageAfrica: Liberian Officials Banned From Traveling in Wake of Ebola. Excerpt:Monrovia — A week after Sudanese Billionaire Mo Ibrahim heralded her decision to stay home in the wake of the deadly Ebola surge in her ...
How Africa Is Challenging Marketing [Published HBR Blog Network - Jun 27 2014]
For the first time, Western stereotypes associating Africa with death, disease, poverty, and war are being replaced by the reality of demanding, brand-conscious consumers who happen to live in a challenging environment. For too long, “Africa” has been ...
AfDB, Mo Ibrahim Foundation and Sierra Leone ho... [Published AfDB - News & Events - Mar 10 2014]
AfDB and Mo Ibrahim Foundation support Sierra L... [Published AfDB - News & Events - Mar 10 2014]
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WITNESS Celebrates The Power of Using Video For... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 06 2013]
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