Mo Ibrahim on governance, accountability and Obama's legacy in Africa

Mo Ibrahim is up front and straightforward — with a no-nonsense attitude that may come from the security of being a billionaire. He's also a man who is passionate about Africa and what needs to be done to tackle some of its greatest challenges, including addressing corruption and ensuring good governance. Here's what he had to say in a recent interview with Devex.

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  • Adva Saldinger

    Adva Saldinger is an Associate Editor at Devex, where she covers the intersection of business and international development, as well as U.S. foreign aid policy. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, Adva explores the role the private sector and private capital play in development. A journalist with more than 10 years of experience, she has worked at several newspapers in the U.S. and lived in both Ghana and South Africa.