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Commonwealth Sec Gen wins international prize for services to women’s empowerment

The Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland, has received a Distinguished Champion award at the WEConnect Gala in Washington DC, for her tireless efforts to empower women and achieve gender equality across the world. "I am particularly pleased the WEConnect...

President Buhari Assures Credible Poll As Atiku, others Sign Second Peace Accord

President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the governing All Progressives  Congress (APC), and former vice President Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, as well as candidates of other parties on Wednesday signed...

What you need to know about Commonwealth Secretary -General Rt Hon Patricia Scotland

Patricia Scotland was born in Dominica in 1955 as the 10th child in a family of 12, and raised in Walthamstow, east London, where she attended state schools. From that modest background, she became the first black female QC...

Commonwealth Secretary-General to visit Kenya

  The Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will make her first official visit to Kenya later this week. "Kenya is a much-valued member of the Commonwealth family," said the Secretary-General. "This visit is a welcome opportunity to convey in person my appreciation...

Zambia’s President, opposition leader agree to peaceful dialogue

President Edgar Lungu and opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema have agreed to engage in a peaceful dialogue to address the country's political tensions, after extensive consultations with Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland. Scotland who arrived in the country on Sunday as part of...
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