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October 9, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
A Conversation With Mo Ibrahim

Mo Ibrahim, founder and chairman of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation and member of CFR's Global Board of Advisers, discusses good governance and leadership in Africa.

October 10, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
RTX75MR Mo Ibrahim on Africa’s Growth

Earlier this week, we hosted Mo Ibrahim, the global telecom magnate and founder and chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, at the Council on Foreign Relations. Ibrahim spoke intelligently about Africa’s…

February 16, 2018

Liberia
Africa-Johnson-Sirleaf-Mo-Ibrahim-Prize-Liberia Liberia’s Johnson-Sirleaf Awarded the Mo Ibrahim Prize for African Leadership

The foundation’s prize committee stated that Sirleaf had shown exceptional leadership, and noted that Liberia was the only African country out of fifty-four to improve in every category of its Index of African Governance.

March 10, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Mo Ibrahim Final Yet Again, No Mo Ibrahim Prize Awarded

In February, the Ibrahim foundation announced that, yet again, it would not be awarding it’s famed Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. Mo Ibrahim, a British-Sudanese telecom billiona…

October 9, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
HBO History Makers Series with Mo Ibrahim

Mo Ibrahim, founder and chairman of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation and member of CFR's Global Board of Advisers, discusses good governance and leadership in Africa.

October 5, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Chairman of The Elders, listens to Aung San Suu Kyi, General Secretary of the National League for Democracy who was speaking over a monitor from Myanmar, during a discussion regarding humanitarian leadership at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, September 21, 2011. Mo Ibrahim Foundation Honors Archbishop Tutu

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation announced on October 4 that it is making a “one-off extraordinary award” of U.S. $ 1 million to Desmond Tutu, the retired archbishop of Cape Town, “in recognition of his lif…

October 13, 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa
Mo Ibrahim Prize for Governance and the Ibrahim Index Mo Ibrahim Prize for Governance and the Ibrahim Index

Sudanese-born telecommunications entrepreneur Mo Ibrahim addresses participants during the launch of the 2008 Ibrahim Index of African Governance in Addis Ababa, October 6, 2008. (Irada Humbatova/Cou…

June 30, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s Indictment of African Presidential Leadership Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s Indictment of African Presidential Leadership

In 2016, once again, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation has found no retiring African leader qualified for the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African leadership. Mo Ibrahim, a British-Sudanese telecom billi…

March 4, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Pohamba Namibia’s President Wins Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership

The 2014 Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership has been awarded to the Namibian president, Hifikepunye Pohamba. He is set to leave office later this month. Mo Ibrahim, British-Sudane…

October 16, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Sudanese-born telecommunications entrepreneur Mo Ibrahim listens during a conference promoting good governance in Africa, in Tanzania's capital Dar es Salaam 15/11/2009. No Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership this Year–Again

The Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership is awarded to a democratically-elected African chief of state who pursues good governance and then leaves office according to the constituti…