October 23, 2018

Africa Gets Private Sector Trade and Investment Committee

Cairo, 22 October 2018: – Africa’s leading private sector institutions and corporates have established a Pan-African Private Sector Trade and Investment Committee (PAFTRAC) to serve as an advocacy platform […]
October 21, 2018

Ooni of Ife marries Evangelist Naomi as new wife

THE Ooni of lfe, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has taken a new wife, a renowned Evangelist in Ondo state, Naomi Oluwaseyi. Olori Naomi, aged 25 who hails […]
October 15, 2018


Participants at the 3-Day extended technical Workshop for the finalisation of the West African Festival of Arts and Culture (ECOFEST) have validated the proposed roadmap of the event on the 12th of October 2018, in Abuja, Nigeria. After a review and enrichment of the project proposals, participants also decided that all stakeholders should ensure the “political reportage” of the event at the highest level of the two institutions collaborating to berth the festival- the Economic Community of West African states (ECOWAS) and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA). In this regard, the ECOWAS and UEMOA Institutions have now set up a Regional Organization Committee (ROC) to coordinate the activities of ECOFEST 2019. The committee will also determine its attributions, composition and mode of operation. Participants were agreed on the launch of ECOFEST with effective communication and befitting sideline events, ceremonies, artistic and traditional performances, visual arts, c..
October 15, 2018


Six new personalities presented their letters of credence to the President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Jean-Claude Kassi Brou on 9 October 2018, in Abuja, Nigeria Jean-Claude Kassi Brou and Alhaji Rashid Bawa of Ghana They were the High Commissioners of Ghana and the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Alhaji Rashi Bawa and T. Raeenthiran respectively, Ambassadors of Egypt, Assem Mohammed Elseify, North Korea, Jon Tong Chol, Mali, Moustapha Traoré, as well as the country representative of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, Suffyan Koroma. Suffyan Koroma of FAO and Jean-Claude Kassi Brou Accepting their letters of credence, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou congratulated them on their appointments and pledged his support for successful tour of duty. He reviewed the status of cooperation between their respective institutions and countries and the regional organisation. He enjoined them to initiate new projects to enhance ..
October 13, 2018

President Buhari Signed Executive Order (EO6) places 50 prominent Nigerians on watch list

Abuja October 13, 2018–About 48 hours after a court backed Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on an executive order aimed at firming up his campaign against graft, […]
October 13, 2018

World Bank Announces $1bn Assistance for Indonesia Natural Disaster Recovery and Preparedness

NUSA DUA, Bali, Indonesia, October 14, 2018—The World Bank has announced funding of up to $1 billion for the Government of Indonesia to supplement relief and […]
October 13, 2018

Obasanjo, Jeffrey Sachs Propose African Education Fund at Second Babacar Ndiaye Lecture

Bali, Indonesia, 13 Oct. 2018: – Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo and development economist Jeffrey Sacks today in Bali, Indonesia, called for the establishment of an African […]
October 11, 2018


Experts drawn from across the region are examining the Gender and Elections Strategic Framework of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The Two-Day exercise is meant among others, to bring to light, the challenges faced by the Election Management Bodies (EMBs) in the 15th ECOWAS Member States in promoting women participation in elections and fashion out strategies to address same using the developed questionnaire as the main tool of assessment. Opening the technical meeting of the transformation team of the ECOWAS Gender and Elections Strategic Framework on the 11th of October 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria, the ECOWAS Director, Gender, Dr. Sintiki Ugbe noted that the EMBs are key to the implementation and enhancement of the Framework which came into being in 2017. She said the meeting serves as a consultation platform enabling participants to look at the kind of questions to be sent to the EMBs so as to get a clear picture of what they are doing and to mainstream gender ..
October 11, 2018

UN General Assembly UNG73: World Leaders Speaks at the United Nations

New York  September 27, 2018 (CABNC-TV)-CenterAfricatv.com, Washington D.C based Pan African cloud-based news network has received the UN Press accreditation recognition. The multi-media news outlet is […]
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