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How do we hold leaders accountable for agreements they sign?

History has taught us that politicians and leaders not only love travelling in style and indulging in five-star conferences, but also take pleasure in haphazardly signing agreements and treaties. But how many of these agreements have actually been implemented, who has been monitoring them and how do we hold leaders accountable for what they sign? Perhaps Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari set a daring, rare example by not signing the recent African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) agreement with 44 other African Union members. The agreement, with a predicted cumulative GDP of $2.5tn,…

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Africa Business Economy Education General 

INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT ON AFRICAN LEADERSHIP 2017, NEW YORK, USA

Leadership in Africa has evolved over the years, tilting towards a more democratic government, and enlightened populace, although challenges abound, Africa has continued to strive for a better society, where its leaders are more transparent, accountable and innovative; while its citizens remain engaged in the decision-making process. Businesses have also not been left behind as they have continued to offer disruptive products and services, touching society and operating business beyond just profits – but aiming for greater societal impact through corporate social responsibility and sustainability practices. The Summit will, therefore,…

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