AU set to Eradicate Corruption on the Continent in January 2018
To eradicate corruption in any society the leadership must take the lead. We require individuals who are incorruptible and, undoubtedly, what produces such individuals is a legitimate legal working system.
Corruption begins in the mind. If we can alter our thinking, we can safely say that we shall have eradicated corruption by at least 50 per cent.. When an airplane takes off, it leaves behind everything and reaches a higher plane, at which point it is capable of flying towards its destination without any hurdles.
The African Union is determined to restrain corruption. The 30th Ordinary Session of the AU’s Summit, scheduled to take place from January 22 to 29, 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia will discuss ways to end corruption in the continent.
The African body is ambitious to start its year by curbing corruption for the sake of the sustainable development of the African continent. The AU’s 30th ordinary session of the assembly of heads of state and government will take place under the theme “Winning the Fight against Corruption: a Sustainable Path towards Africa’s Transformation,” according to AU.
The event will take place at the headquarters of the Pan-African block in Addis Ababa. According to the AU’s agenda, the regular session of the Committee of Permanent Representatives is set to take place on January 22-23, followed by the Executive Council, which will take place on January 25-26.
These two events will be eventually followed by the 30th Ordinary Session of the Heads of State of the African Union.
The 29th African Union Summit took place on June 27 in Addis Ababa under the theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth. Morocco is set to participate in the AU’s thirtieth summit. The North African country made its comeback to the African body on January 31 after 33 years of absence due to political issues over Western Sahara. Thirty-nine countries supported Morocco’s bid to join the body. The same Morocco is also hoping to join ECOWAS which Algeria described as Geographical earthquake.