January 17, 2014

Searching for an Honest Man in Africa

Howard French, Newsweek

The Associated Press

In mid-October, Sudanese telecom billionaire Mo Ibrahim stood before a packed roomful of journalists at a London hotel and hinted that he had bad news. "This is the reality. This is the mirror we hold before Africa today," he said, subtly letting on that his Prize for Achievement in African Leadership--a $5 million check, plus a $200,000 annuity--would, for a second year in a row, go to no one at all.

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