African states need strong democratic institutions

The former president of the United States of America, Barack Obama, while addressing the Ghanaian Parliament during a courtesy visit to Ghana in 2009, remarked as follows:

"No country is going to create wealth if its leaders exploit the economy to enrich themselves, or police can be bought off by drug traffickers. Africa doesn't need strong men, it needs strong institutions”.

The above excerpt describes the socio-political climate prevalent in Africa.

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