THE GAMBIA: West Africa cannot afford another conflagration

              January 18th, 2015   THE GAMBIA: WEST AFRICAN ACANNOT AFFORD ANOTHER CONFLAGRATION   The Center for Democracy and Development (CDD) views the rapidly evolving political developments in the Gambia with utmost concern. The country’s December 1st, 2015, presidential election resulted in a defeat and initial concession of defeat …

Africa Policy in the Trump Administration American University’s Mary Graydon Center

Africa Policy in the Trump Administration American University’s Mary Graydon Center rooms 203-205    Wednesday, January 18 at 6:00 pm Hosted by the School of International Service Africa Cluster   Sylvester Okere is the Democratic National Committee’s Liaison to the African Diaspora and the Congressional Black Caucus. He is a Visiting Scholar at George Mason …

REQUEST FOR CONSULTANT

REQUEST FOR CONSULTANT Project Title: De-radicalization, Counter- Terrorism and Migration in Northeast Nigeria (DCM Project) The Project: The project aims to support the security agencies and civil society organizations in developing and disseminating counter-radical narratives to radical ideologies of fundamentalist groups in Nigeria.  It intends to address increasing distrust between the security agencies and the …

Fiftieth ordinary session of the ECOWAS authority of heads of state and government

  17 December 2016, Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria FINAL COMMUNIQUE 1. The Fiftieth Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was convened on 17 December 2016 in Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria, under the chairmanship of H. E. Mrs Ellen JOHNSON-SIRLEAF, …

Trump Presidency and Nigeria Conference

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD-West Africa), in collaboration with the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), Trust Africa, Amplified Radio, DePaul University and American University (AU), will be convening an international conference themed: The Trump Presidency and Nigeria, on Tuesday 17th of January 2017 between 9am and 5pm (Nigerian Time) to examine …