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COVID-19 FIGHT: WAHO assures continued medical supplies for West African states

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The statutory health body for the West African sub-region has allayed the fears of a possible shortage of medical supplies in the sub-region amid...
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World Bank to support Ghana and six others to harmonise statistics

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Ghana and six other West African countries are to benefit from a $379 million World Bank Group support to help harmonise and improve their...
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Profile of Prof Mensa-Bonsu President’s nominee to Supreme Court

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Professor Henrietta Joy Abena Nyarko Mensa-Bonsu, a Professor of law at the University of Ghana has been nominated to the Supreme Court by President...
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UNIDO and EU strengthen capacity of Ghanaian cosmetic producers

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The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in partnership with the European Union (EU) commenced a two-day capacity building conference for Ghanaian cosmetic manufacturers...

Minimize restrictions on movements across borders – Chief

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Naba Dazuur II, Divisional Chief of the Kpikpira Traditional Area in the Tempane District of the Upper East Region has appealed to government to...
The incumbent president of Guinea-Bissau Jose Mario Vaz votes at a polling station near the presidential palace in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Dec. 29, 2019. Guinea-Bissau's presidential election runoff kicked off here on Sunday between two former prime ministers, Domingos Simoes Pereira and Umaro Sissoco Embalo. (Xinhua/Xing Jianqiao)

Guinea postpones legislative election and constitutional referendum

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Originally scheduled for March 1, Guinea's double ballot for the legislative election and the constitutional referendum has been postponed for two weeks, President Alpha...

African Union Executive Council endorses AfDB President for second term

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The Executive Council of the African Union has supported Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s candidacy for a second term as President of the African Development Bank. The...
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African communities vulnerable to climate change

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African experts and policymakers have expressed joint concern over the vulnerability of African communities to the adverse effects of climate change. Some 200 sustainable development...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs asked to engage citizens on ECOWAS protocols

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Participants at a two-day consultative workshop on the evaluation of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) vision 2020, in Ho have...
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Liberia signs MoU with neighboring countries to lower telephone roaming charges

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The Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) on Tuesday said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with neighboring West African countries to lower telephone...

Delegates at AMI2020 want support from regional blocs

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Delegates at the end of the Alternative Mining Indaba (AMI2020) has called on regional blocs and communities to set up a harmonised legislative, administrative...
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West African leaders set to probe Nigeria’s border closure

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West African leaders have agreed to launch a probe into Nigeria's land border closure with neighbors, a spokesman for the Nigerian president confirmed on...
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ECOWAS, Monetary Zones and the Dialectics of Regional Integration

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Currency reforms must be linked to genuine unity and sovereignty There has been much discussion and debate over the potential for adoption of a new...

GITFIC 2020 to help participants actualize AfCFTA

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The fourth edition of the Ghana International Trade and Finance Conference (GITFIC) to be held in April is expected to help participants actualize the...

Intra-regional migration mobility promotes economic development

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Intra-regional mobility has the potential to promote economic development in both migrant receiving and sending countries. Professor Mariama Awumbila, Project Coordinator of Migration and Development...
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ECOWAS urged to step up fight against trans-border crimes

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been asked to do more to fight crimes on the borders of member states to...
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Ghana committed to regional integration processes – Charles Owiredu

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Mr Charles Owiredu, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has reaffirmed government's commitment to the regional integration process of the Economic...

ECOWAS urged to involve citizens in its activities

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been urged to involve citizens in its activities to enable them to better appreciate its...
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Ghana committed to adopting ECO

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The Government has welcomed the decision by eight members states of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) to adopt the ECO, the...

Mali should focus on national dialogue and reconciliation initiatives

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Peace and security experts are urging Mali to stay focused on the on-going inclusive Inter- Malian Community and National Dialogue and Reconciliation initiatives. The government...
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Guinea Bissau leader sacks government prior to presidential elections

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Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz dissolved the government led by Prime Minister Aristides Gomes in a presidential decree on Monday night, but was rejected...

Ghanaian Company gets Eco Mark Africa Certification

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Quarcoo Initiatives, a local agro company known in the market place as Quin Organics, has received the Eco Mark Africa standardisation certification,...

Nigerian academic urges judicial pronouncement on Nigeria’s border closure

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A Nigerian academic has said that there was the need for the court of Justice of the West African sub-regional grouping Economic Community of...

Veep calls for strategic investment to achieve universal energy

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Tuesday opened the third ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum, with a call on stakeholders to reflect on the...
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AU, UN urge calm ahead of presidential election in Guinea-Bissau

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The African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN) and African regional economic communities on Tuesday urged all political actors in Guinea-Bissau to resolve any...
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EU funded WACOMP to strengthen Ghana’s export competitiveness

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The European Union (EU) has supported Ghana with 6,350.00 Euros under the West Africa Competitiveness Programme (WACOMP) to strengthen her competitiveness in export through...

Sierra Leone: Amnesty joins legal battle against govt ban on pregnant girls attending...

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Amnesty International has joined a legal case brought by two non-governmental organizations, Equality Now and WAVES, to challenge the Sierra Leonean government’s ban on...

Prez Akufo-Addo grabs Guyana’s Highest National Award

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The Order of Excellence of Guyana, the highest national award of Guyana, has been conferred on the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa...
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All Well Meaning Africans Must Reject ECOWAS Hypocrisy

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Following the success of day 1 of the protest action held by the Council of Patriots (COP), the Economic Community of West African States...

ECOWAS, AU, UN, Others Must Step Into The Political Situation In Benin – Dr...

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The Chairman of the Alliance for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (ASDA), Dr Prosper Ladislas Agbesi, is calling on the leadership of the ECOWAS Sub-region...