The participation of women in politics has increased unlike the olden days when they were not guaranteed the right to uphold any political positions in the society. Thanks to civilization, even some African countries now has a record of women being their Head of States which are: 1.
Jonathan Meets Ellen Johnson Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette Goodluck Jonathan and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf have met to promote peace and political stability in West African countries. Ms Sirleaf disclosed this while speaking with journalists after her closed-door meeting with Mr Jonathan in Abuja. She explained that the meeting was also to deepen already established initiatives to promote a smooth transition of power within the West Africa region.
What does it take to go down as the best president on the African continent? Perhaps it requires perseverance and dedication. What about responsibility? Surely, with enormous power comes great responsibility. The personalities we are about to explore had more to them than the above character traits. These African men and women had the highest sense of responsibility mixed with heavy doses of altruism. Heroes and heroine of their times, these presidents were willing to put everything on the line to encounter
Before you continue,please click on the follow button at the top right hand corner of the page to get more interesting and quality articles from @JustCarl. An African woman is an epitome of mental,physical and emotional beauty,hardworking and zest.Roles of women in Africa today differ,depending on the religion,culture or geographical factors.Nonetheless,an African woman is an embodiment of whatever role she play in her society. Most people usually have the mindset that the leadership of a country or state is
Today's Headlines:Another Female Politician Backed To Replace Buhari In 2023, Adjogbe Lauds Nwaobosi
Another Female Politician Backed To Replace Buhari In 2023. Recently, A former president of Liberia (Ellen Johnson Sirleaf) supported Amina Mohammed (Deputy secretary-general of the United Nations) to succeed President Buhari in 2023. (Photo Credit: Naija News). While speaking during a symposium organised by the Centre for Public Research and Development to commemorate Amina Mohammed’s 60th birthday, Sirleaf said she wants Mohammed to become the second elected female African president.
Ex-Liberian President Backs Amina Mohammed To Succeed Buhari Photo Credit: Naija News Former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, said she believes Amina Mohammed, the current deputy secretary-general of the United Nations (UN), is the perfect person to replace President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
In this modern era of the world's political and leadership sector, recognition of the untapped capacity and talents of women and women’s leadership has really started growing.
Liberia was the first country that elected woman as their president in Africa. Liberia’s trailblazing former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will launch a plan on Sunday to help other African women reach the top in a continent dominated by male heads of state. Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, became Africa’s first elected female head of state in 2006 and stepped down in 2018 in the war-scarred West African state’s first peaceful democratic transition in seven decades. “We’re creating
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Former President of Liberia has been dragged by some Nigerians for condemning the suspension of Hadiza Bala-Usman as Managing Director (MD) of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).Ellen Johnson via her Tweet page reveals that it was disheartened to hear about how Hadiza Bala-Usman was relieved from her job as the MD of Nigeria Ports Authority despite knowing her as a dedicated and accomplished leader.
History and time have somehow managed to paint men as the perfect candidate to govern a nation.Although there have been times where women have taken upon this mantle of leadership, the rate cannot be compared to that of the males.In 1980, Vigdís Finnbogadóttir of Iceland became the first ever woman to become president when she won the presidential elections.
The President of Liberia George Weah has reacted to the Attack by his Predecessor, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The attack came after the Liberian President Preformed the Lighting of National Christmas Tree on the 18th of December 2020. The Former president said 'The Opulence displayed at the lighting of the Liberian President Christmas tree was indeed impressive, but with the country's difficult economic climate it is an affront to the thousands who have not been paid and are hungry'. President George Weah then
Apart from Samia Hassan, Here are Nine African Women Who Have Served As President of Their Countries
Born on January 27, 1960, Samia Suluhu Hassan is the sixth president of Tanzania.She had been the Vice President of Tanzania since November 5, 2015.But following the death of President John Magufuli, she assumed office as the President of Tanzania.
It's a source of great joy when you meet amazing people who have set records and have made history for themselves.BBNaija star, Kim Oprah shared lovely photos of herself meeting Liberia's first female president, Mrs Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for the first time on her Instagram page a few minutes ago.
Many people know only the office of President of the Republic of African Heads of State and even believe that all those who have come to be Head of State have all had a noble family line, coming from a ruling class. Well, you are wrong, because some people had to fight and work hard to become president. So here is a list of five presidents, including one woman, who were once teachers. 1- PRESIDENT ELLEN JOHNSON SIRLEAF OF NIGERIA Ellen Johnson Sirleaf marked her time and her era by being the first to be elected
Gone are the days when a woman’s role was believed to be restricted to the kitchen. Those were days when a woman, beginning from her days as a little girl, was made to see herself merely as an appendage to the man who would later be her husband. That was a time “when a well trained”woman might not see beyond her place as a house wife and a mother of babies. Here are now the days of what a man can do a woman can also do better “. In recent times, many women have excelled in various spheres of life, from
Why Nigerians Should Elect Amina Muhammed As The First Female President, Ex-Liberian Leader Reveals.
Former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Nigerians should elect the former minister of environment, Amina Muhammed as the first female president in the country. Amina is currently the deputy secretary-general of the United Nations. If elected, she will become the second female president in Africa after Sirleaf.
Women have contributed a lot to history and their contribution can not be neglected. Women have rules countries for decades and have performed excellently during their time. An example of such woman is Ellen Johnson sirleaf. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is a Liberian politian who served from 2006-2018. She was the first elected head of state in Africa. She was born in Monrovia to a Hola father and Kru- German mother. She was educated at the college of west Africa. She completed her education in the United States and
Sahle-Work Zewde is the first elected female President of Ethiopia and currently the only female out of the 54 Presidents in Africa. She took office on October 25, 2018 after being unanimously elected by members of the National Parliamentary Assembly. She has got her name on the list of the women to lead an African country in the political history, the likes of Slyvie Kiningi of Burundi (The first African female president), Ivy Matsepe-Cassaburi of South Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, Rose Francine
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was elected the Liberian and Africa first female President on the 8th of November 2005 in a keenly contested election with one time FIFA world best player, George Weah in an election that Weah contested the result. The announcement of the new leader was postponed until further election investigations were carried out. On 23 November 2005, Sirleaf was declared the winner of the Liberian election and confirmed as the country's next president and the first woman to be elected as president
Welcome to this article, below are five Wonderful things that has happened in other countries but has not yet happen in Nigeria. 1. A female president : Eversince Nigeria Adobted democracy as its system of governmen in June 12 1993 ( New democracy day as declared by the president Buhari lead administration in 2018) we've never gotten the chance to witness the first female president of this great nation, even though prominent women have rised to big positions in our government offices. It would be nice to