WAELE Set To Establish Africa Women TV And Radio Station

The Women Advancement for Economic and Leadership Empowerment in Africa (WAELE) will soon commence its television and radio station across the African continent as it awaits its operational licence to come into full force.   This was disclosed by the Founder/President of the organization, Otunba Basirat Nahibi Niasse during her welcome address at a 2-day peace building training workshop held from July 27 to July 28, 2018 at the Newton Park, Abuja, Nigeria.

According to her, WAELE Africa Women Television and Radio will soon commence operation from its headquarters in Windhoek, Namibia and with the mandate to give voice to all voiceless women and showcase issues concerning women in various spheres of life across Africa.   She said the broadcast outfit will start with 11 correspondents who will be based in the following cities; New York (USA), Abuja and Lagos (Nigeria), Dakar (Senegal), Nairobi (Kenya), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). Others are Cairo (Egypt), Algiers (Algeria), Johannesburg (South Africa) and Douala (Cameroon).

She stated that vocational training centres will be built in all the 52 Africa countries that WAELE covers while adding that six hospitals will be built in each geopolitical zones in Nigeria while boreholes and water treatment plants will be provided to reduce water-borne and other related diseases and which in no way stop the widows financial empowerment in the 52 countries.   In addition to WAELE many empowerment programs for widows especially and women in general, the organization is poised to open its continental headquarters in Abuja and five regional headquarters across Africa.

While the West, Eastern and Central Africa regional offices will be in Dakar, Dar es Salaam and Cameroon respectively, the Southern Africa will be in Windhoek and Algiers for the North.   “With hope, passion, energy and intellect being the most visible and available human resources noticeable in our all members, we courageously, boldly and self reliantly embarked on this selfless endeavour to become champions of global peace and relentless advocates for the total emancipation of women. We have invested our valuable time, precious, material and scarce financial resources to promote the cause of peace by empowering women and displaced families in areas devastated by incessant wars, violence and communal conflicts. As we look forward to the smooth and successful implementation of these laudable projects, we urge our members to remain focused and rededicate themselves to the pursuit of our mandate especially in the critical areas that concern the wellbeing and progress of our women throughout the African continent,” said Nahibi Niasse who is a national award recipient of the Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON).

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