The Network of Women Leaders of African News Agencies, in abbreviation “NWL”, was created on 17 October, 2019 by journalists and women executives of African News Agencies participating in the seminar on the theme “Women’s Leadership: Needs and Strategies of African News Agencies”, which was organized from 14 to 18 October 2019 at the African Center for the Training of Journalists (CAFJ) in Rabat (Morocco),.
The NWL, affiliated with the Atlantic Federation of African Press Agencies (FAAPA), aims to promote the exchange of experience and data as well as the sharing of skills among its members in all areas of common interest, in particular in the field of women’s leadership. It also aims to organize seminars and thematic symposia under the aegis of FAAPA, and in partnership with organizations and institutions at African and international levels.
The Network of Women Leaders of African News Agencies carries out its activities with the active cooperation of its members, who provide support and expertise. It may ensure, where necessary, the assistance of experts or organizations outside it.
The Coordination and Communication Committee of the Network of Women Leaders of African News Agencies is composed as follows:
Coordinator General : Mrs Carine Edwige MINDZE – GABON
Coordinator : Mrs Magdalena THOMAS (Maggy) – NAMIBIA
Mrs Blavi Catherine AGBANOU – BENIN
Mrs Astrid Lydie YASSIWA – CENTRAL AFRICAN R.
Mrs Maimouna MAHALMOUDOU TOURE – NIGER
Mrs Sokhna khadydiatou SAKHO – SENEGAL
Mrs Elsa INDOMBE – RD – CONGO
Mrs Luzia Manuela dos Santos NGOMA – ANGOLA
Mrs Bouchra AZOUR – MOROCCO