n African Renaissance - Governance, leadership and the African peer review mechanism : assessing progress so far

Volume 5, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1744-2532
  • E-ISSN: 2516-5305


By the late 1980s, Africa and its international partners started to express concerns over the persistent high levels of poverty on the continent and related socio-economic and security issues. The 1989 World Bank Report entitled has, for instance, noted that Africa's slow economic growth and development can be attributed to bad governance and mismanagement of the continent's resources. African leaders have also moved forward to acknowledge that governance is indeed important. The South African President's use of the concept of an 'African Renaissance' connoted a need for a fresh start in the way Africa conducts its business if development is wanted.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error