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WSJ: This Week on the Frontiers

By Dan Keeler | May 25 2018

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Liberia’s former president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has urged companies active in Africa to take the lead in stamping out corruption on the continent. At the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association / IFC annual meeting in Washington, DC, Sirleaf teamed up with Mo Ibrahim, creator of the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, to highlight the crucial role governance will play in supporting and driving economic growth in Africa.

“Governance must start with companies—shareholders, director votes—you must show that in the management of your portfolios you have transparency, accountability, that you set the example so it also matches efforts being made by governments, which must continue to abide by international standards,” Sirleaf said.

Read the full post on The Wall Street Journal here.