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Byline: Rasna Warah
IN THE PAST FEW YEARS, "GOOD governance" has become a priority policy agenda among donors, multilateral organisations and civil society.
A great deal of money is being poured into promoting issues such as democratic accountability, the rule of law, transparency, and stable property rights, particularly in developing countries.
In fact, it would be hard to find a government or an NGO in Africa that does not have a good governance element embedded in its policy documents.
This scenario, says Mushtaq Khan, professor of economics at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies, has led to an "unholy alliance" between international finance …