WASHINGTON (AN) — Fighting the endemic corruption that deters Africa's development is a major focus for some international organizations in 2018 that want to improve governance and business with the support of young people.
The African Union's theme this year is "Winning the Fight Against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa's Transformation." It builds on an A.U. anti-corruption plank — the A.U. Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption — that took effect in 2006 and is ratified by 38 of A.U.'s 55 member nations. African leaders also declared July 11 as African Anti-Corruption Day every year.
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