4 main issues in focus at A.U. Summit in Mauritania

Nduta Waweru July 01, 2018

Photo: Transparency International


The A.U.’s theme of 2018 is Winning The Fight Against Corruption, and as such corruption was discussed at the summit.

It is estimated that the continent is losing about  $50 billion in tax evasion annually and is making huge amounts payments to poorly negotiated and inflated contracts. Additionally, a huge amount of resources is lost due to corruption.

AU Commission Chairperson urged the African Union Commission to “lead by example” when it comes to upholding good governance practices.


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