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It was a harvest of time-tested strategies, lessons and experiences during the recently held Africa Power Women Conference 2020. The annual event, which is organized by one of the African Leadership U.K. Limited (www.africanleadership.co.uk) publications, Amazons Watch Magazine in collaboration with Centre for Economic and Leadership Development (www.celdng.org), is a gathering of leading African women in business, politics and diplomacy.

ABUJA, NIGERIA- 12 November 12, 2019/ The Chairperson of Malawi Electoral Commission, Justice Dr Jane Mayemu Ansah has recently confirmed to speak during the high panel session on Democracy and Gender Equality, scheduled to hold during the 7th edition of South America – Africa – Middle East – Asia Women Summit (SAMEAWS) on December 11th, 2019 at the Madinat Jumeirah Resort, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The roundtable session is being put together by the Centre for Economic and Leadership Development as a key highlight of the Centre’s flagship summit, the 7th South America – Africa – Middle East – Asia Women Summit (SAMEAWS). According to the CELD Advisory Board Chair, Dr. Mrs. Hannatu Adamu Fika, “… the Democracy and Gender Equality Roundtable Session will engage political parties, government bodies and institutions, and civil society organizations from across developing countries to identify reforms that would strengthen women’s participation in politics”. The…

By Miracle Nwankwo The participation of women in the political life of a country is very pivotal to its development. In light of this, the recently held Women in Politics dialogue forum, organized by Women in Management, Business and Public Service, WIMBIZ was targeted towards discussions that will promote the participation of women in politics in Nigeria. Speaking at the event moderated by Kadaria Ahmed, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, said that the country cannot achieve political dependence based on the rights of the Nigerian people to choose their leaders in a free and fair election without interference and imposition and yet argue for the imposition of quotas in elective offices. The Speaker, who says he owes his political achievements to his mother who he said encouraged his participation in politics, established that he wants to be remembered as someone who contributed positively to the…