Africa: Democracy Progressing in Africa, Transparency International Says

source: allAfrica (Washington, DC)
Charles W. Corey
24 February 2010

“Hopeful” and “moving in the right direction” is how a senior representative of Transparency International (TI) describes democracy and governance across sub-Saharan Africa. But, he warns, managing peaceful political transition remains a big problem in much of Africa.
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Akere Muna, vice-chairman of Transparency International’s international board of directors, told February 22 that at the most basic level, trends are positive because people are discussing the need for increased transparency and accountability in their governments. Speaking by telephone from his office in Cameroon, Muna said there is still much work to do.

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