THE RECENT BLACK OUT OF MORE THAN 24 HOURS AT LIBREVILLE AIRPORT IS THE SYMBOL OF A COLLAPSING STATE! LE RÉCENT DÉLESTAGE DE PLUS DE 24 HEURES À L’AÉROPORT DE LIBREVILLE EST LE SYMBOLE D’UN ÉTAT QUI S’ÉCROULE !
English version What are the characteristics of a well governed nation? For a country, to be well governed is to be strong on 3 pillars: Governance, decision-making and accountability in all domains. At its core, governance is about the quality of institutions and the processes that they support. Two key factors are important. One is the notion of national or subnational economic governance, which refers to the institutions and processes that support economic activity and economic transactions on statewide or subnational levels. The other is the country governance, which relates to the system of rules, practices, and processes by which the country is directed and controlled. Decision making is translated into a set of indicators that are used for the rapid assessment of issues and assignment of a verdict at the right level of responsibility and by the right people. Decision making depends on key indicators that center on the quality of political and econ