NEWS + ANALYSIS
LINDA KAVUKA KIGUHI

NEWS + ANALYSIS

ALUMNI IN FOCUS: THE CHEETAH GENERATION OF AFRICA

December 15, 2017 | by Linda Kavuka Kiguhi

Poverty, literacy rates, and youth unemployment are part of a long list of Africa’s biggest challenges. But at the top of this list is corruption. It sweeps indiscriminately across the continent. Africa has countries that have been ruled by dictators for over 30 years, and in others power shifts from father to son. This is only possible because of corruption. In Africa, the phrase “everyone has a price” is put to real practice. Institutions are not independent, as claimed on paper. And judiciaries in many countries are threatened by the executive and rules as per the will of the government.

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