Category: Women in Leadership

Courting business with Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya: Where are the women in leadership?

Sep 17, 2018, By Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj On the back of a successful meeting for the Commonwealth Heads of Government in April this year, the decision by Theresa May to visit the three power-houses of the African Commonwealth countries, South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya put a spotlight on the growth potential and subsequent trade opportunities across […]

Investing in women for peace and security

Friday, September 14, 2018 The Democratic Republic of Congo has adopted its 2nd Generation Plan to improve interventions around the theme Women, Peace and Security after a 2-day workshop aimed at contributing to the writing of a new generation of the National Action Plan for the implementation of Resolution 1325. The plan was adopted on […]

Nigeria: Group Recognises Glo’s Support for Female Entrepreneurs

By Emma Okonji Globacom has been celebrated at the Nigerian Women Digital Agenda Summit and Awards (NWDAS) for its support for female entrepreneurship in Nigeria. The telecoms company was recognised with the Best Women Enterprise Support (Company) award at a recent summit convened by the Centre for Cyber Awareness and Development (CECAD). President, Women Arise […]

Ethiopia: Women and Politics

Globally, women’s political participation has been recognized as an important measure of the status of women in any particular country. Hence, in recent years, women’s participation in politics and decision making has received significant attention across the world. However, in many countries women remain seriously underrepresented in decision-making positions and political involvement. Politics is almost […]

Josephine Anan-Ankomah is Ecobank’s new Group Executive

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated has appointed Mrs Josephine Anan-Ankomah as its new Group Executive in charge of commercial banking. As a member of the Group Executive Committee, Mrs Anan-Ankomah will report to the Group CEO and will be based in the Ecobank Group office in Lomé, Togo. Her appointment takes immediate effect. Mrs Josephine Anan-Ankomah is a well-rounded banker […]

GII Boss to chair Office of the Special Prosecutor Board

Executive Director of the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), Linda Ofori Kwafo, has been made the Chairperson of the Office of the Special Prosecutor Board. This was after a meeting of the board on Wednesday. She will serve for three years. Mrs. Ofori Kwafo explained that her current position is contingent on her role in civil society. “You have to […]

Reinstated DSP Tehoda resumes work today

DSP Gifty Tehoda is expected to resume work today (Monday) after she was reinstated by the Ghana Police Service and promoted to the rank of a Chief Superintendent. Her reinstatement comes after a Human Rights Court ordered the Police Service and Inspector General of Police, David Asante Appeatu to recall her after she was dismissed […]