Education has a bearing on prospects for sustainable economic opportunities as it feeds the market.
The gaps in African government are twofold: governance and education. It is important to focus on both areas to bring about overall improvements.
Elections, and observer processes are a big priority in Africa.
Surveys shows that the majority of Africans prefer democracy, despite its flaws, to the alternatives.
Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame is seen as having promoted economic growth at the expense of human rights.
To improve, African countries need to find a balance between political and economic matters. This is where leadership becomes particularly important. But this is currently lacking on the continent.
Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara at an election campaign rally.
Ivory Coast’s democratic election in 2015 may be another example of good news out of Africa that is ignored by the global media.