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Corporate governance is gaining importance as a strategy for increasing organizational performance. In recent years, corporate governance has become more significant in firms. In the 1980s and the 1990s, economic growth was widespread in many African nations; consequently, corporate governance efforts began to take shape, particularly in the private sector in Africa. At the same time, in other parts of the world, the financial and nonfinancial sectors have experienced significant failures. Most failures have been linked to ineffective transparency in corporate governance practices. Many private sector initiatives on corporate governance have begun to emerge in some developing African economies. This paper reviewed specific corporate governance concerns and challenges in Africa.


Africa corporate governace developing economies private sector

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Peter Yin-nyeya Yidaan, Valley View University, Ghana

Peter Yin-nyeya Yidaan is a PhD student at Valley View University, Ghana.

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Yidaan, P. Y.- nyeya. (2023). Africa Perspective of Corporate Governance Practices: A Literature Review. Pan-African Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 4(2). Retrieved from


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