Dr. Vera Songwe Assumes an Important Post 

A Prestigious Appointment Recently, Dr. Vera Songwe was appointed as the new Executive Secretary of the United Nation’s Economic Commission for Africa (the “ECA”). An economist with extensive experience directing policies relating to the World Bank’s activities in West Africa, she becomes the first African woman to hold the influential position. The United Nations Economic Commission For Africa issued…

Nollywood Film “The Wedding Party” Smashes Box Office Records

  Despite the recession, Nollywood is seeing their best-ever box office returns thanks to a number of recent blockbusters. The romantic comedy The Wedding Party is leading the way with great critical acclaim and huge box office success. This film broke a number of box office records. According to The Guardian, it had “the biggest opening weekend in…