If donors were to try to help get this money back, it maybe would contribute to democracy and democratization. Topping the index were Mauritius, Cape Verde and Botswana. We are convinced that neither can Africa's perpetual economic crisis be overcome, nor can a bright future for Africa and its people see the light of day unless the structures, pattern, and political context of the process of socioeconomic development are appropriately altered.
They indicated that "good governance entails the efficient and effective reciprocity between rulers and the ruled, with it incumbent upon government to be responsive. But, in the wake of a series of destabilising corruption scandalsfinancial mismanagement and the incompetent leadership of President Jacob Zumathis is no longer the case.
With regard to public officials, participants pointed out that mechanisms must be devised to hold leaders responsible when they use public resources in ways that society considers unacceptable.
Voters in Central African Republic went to the polls in February hoping to end years of conflictand the presidential run-off took place peacefully despite months of sectarian and ethnic violence, albeit with a lower turnout.
I agree that regional concerns should exist, as should regional governments, but the state should be given central powers to allow it to function effectively and to redistribute resources where needed.
Participants emphasized the notion that the principle of accountability, essential to democracy, requires exposing the truth, with stated and enforced consequences for violating the rules, without exception, even for those in power.