Obama urged African leaders to not let corruption or rebellions sidetrack their gains, as he pledged a new partnership at the landmark summit.
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But he stressed that African leaders had to do their part to protect their gains.
"Capital is one thing. Development programmes and projects are one thing. But rule of law, regulatory reform, good governance: those things matter even more," he said, "because people should be able to start a business and ship their goods without having to pay a bribe or hire somebody's cousin."
"And we are going to have to talk about security and peace, because the future belongs to those who build, not those who destroy," Obama said.
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