The Vice President Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is calling on African leaders to desist from begging from the international community.
He suggested to Africans to look for investment, cooperation and partnerships.
“Africans will only get the respect of the rest of the world if we emancipate ourselves economically. We don’t have to take begging bowls around the world. We should look for investment, cooperation and partnerships,’ he suggested.
Speaking during Africa Leadership university in Mauritius, on how to unlock the leadership potential of the continent, he said there is the need for greater intra-African trade to improve livelihoods of Africans.
Later, Ghana signed Double Taxation Avoidance agreement (DTA) with Mauritius .
Ghana’s agreement was signed by Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, and Seetanah Lutchmeenaraidoo, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade signed on behalf of Mauritius.