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Abdul Tejan-Cole

By Abdul Tejan-Cole

DAKAR – The Ebola epidemic is threatening not only West Africans’ lives, but also the progress toward democracy, economic growth, and social integration that Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea have made in the last decade. In order to protect their achievements, the three countries’ governments, which comprise the Mano River Union, must buttress their response to the current epidemic with a coordinated strategy to prevent future outbreaks.

The Association of Women in Business (AWiB) hosted a press conference to showcase the upcoming 2014 Women of Excellence Annual Dinner and Gala. The press conference was held on October 7, 2014 at Saro-Maria Hotel and gathered participants from the private and government media organizations, AWiB leadership as well as the 2013 WOE Sara Mohammed – Owner & Managing Director of Next Design College and Next Modeling School.
The Women of Excellence Annual Dinner and Gala, hosted by AWiB, is the foremost celebration of leadership and contribution by Ethiopian women. Each year, AWiB celebrates the dedication, ingenuity and achievement of amazing Ethiopian women, one of which will take the title of AWiB 2014 Woman of Excellence. The nominees are chosen for their vision, proven record of success, courage and compassion as demonstrated by how they have helped other women succeed. The evening is fully dedicated to celebrating their lives and work.