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Okyenhene urges ECOWAS to address nomads-farmers’ conflicts

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Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, Okyenhene, has urged the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to help address the perennial conflicts between nomadic cattle...
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ECOWAS foreign/justice ministers discuss third states’ accession to ECOWAS Treaty

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Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration-designate, has opened a meeting of ECOWAS ministers of Foreign Affairs and Justice...
Akufo-Addo leaves

Ghanaian president leaves for G5 Sahel Summit in Chad

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Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left here Monday for Chad to attend the G5 Sahel Summit in his capacity as the Chairman of...
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Kadifo Institute congratulates President Akufo-Addo for his re-election

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The Kandifo Institute, a policy think-tank has congratulated President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on his re-election as the Chairman of the Economic Community of...
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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to serve 2nd term as ECOWAS chair

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Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will serve a second term as chairman of sub-regional bloc the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS),...
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COVID-19: GRNMA wants all staff tested, income tax waiver reinstated

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The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) has called for the testing of staff at health facilities for COVID-19 as primary sufferers in...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

Export application under AfCFTA through ICUMS to start January 18

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Application processes through the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS) for export under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is to commence on January...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

Ghana’s reputation high among comity of nations – Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the country’s reputation has risen high among the comity of nations in the last four years. ...

Alassane Ouattara sworn in to serve third term as Cote d’Ivoire president

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Cote d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara officially inaugurated on Monday his third term as head of Cote d'Ivoire at the presidential palace in Abidjan. This is...
Ghanaians

Businesses returning to normal in Ghana after general election

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A week after Ghana's presidential and parliamentary elections, businesses are returning to normal in the West African country with shops opened fully for commercial...
Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas,

UN, ECOWAS caution Ghanaians against democracy-undermining utterances

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The United Nations (UN) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS),are cautioning politicians in Ghana to be cautious of their utterances on...
Boko Haram

ECOWAS condemns killing of farmers by Boko Haram in Nigeria

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The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) on Tuesday condemned in strongest terms an attack on farmers in a village in Nigeria's northeastern...
Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Burkina Faso’s incumbent president wins election

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Burkina Faso's incumbent president Roch Marc Christian Kabore has won the November 22 presidential election and secured a second term of office, provisional results...
Induction Opening

KAIPTC holds an induction course for ECOWAS states

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The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has held a five-day Induction Course for Directors and Analysts of National Centres for the coordination...
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Polls close for presidential, legislative elections in Burkina Faso

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Polls for combined presidential and general elections in Burkina Faso have closed as scheduled at 1800 hours local time on Sunday, and provisional results...
Project Commissioning

Hunger Project commissions cross-border water project at Feo

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The Hunger Project-Ghana (THP-Ghana) in collaboration with THP in Burkina Faso have commissioned the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) cross-border water project...
Ecowas Trade

Government committed to ECOWAS integration to spur economic growth

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The Government of Ghana is committed to the regional integration process and the implementation of various protocols and policies of the Economic Community of...
Ecowas

Government reiterates commitment to ECOWAS integration

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The government is committed to the regional integration process and the implementation of various protocols and policies to improve the living standards of the...
Protesters Nigeria

AU urges peaceful means to de-escalate growing tension in Nigeria

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The Special Envoy of the African Union (AU) on Women, Peace and Security, Bineta Diop, has appealed to the Nigerian Government to swiftly explore...
Akufo-Addo

NPP will be strategic in international engagements

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP)government from January 7, 2021 to January 6, 2025, would adopt strategic international engagements by focusing on economic, commercial and...
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KAIPTC lauds ECOWAS for continuous support

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Major General Francis Ofori, the Commandant of the Kofi Annan Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), has lauded the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)...
Police Brutality

ECOWAS urges early resolution of protests against police brutality in Nigeria

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The Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) has urged the Nigerian government and the protesters to pursue dialogue for an "early and amicable" resolution...
Endsars

Human Rights Reporters condemn killings of Nigerian protestors, calls on Buhari, ECOWAS, AU et...

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The Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG) has condemned in no uncertain terms the alleged reports of wanton human rights violations rearing ugly heads in...
Police Brutality

President calls for calm in Nigeria

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for calm as the escalating protest by Nigerian youth demanding an end to police brutality threatens...
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ECOWAS calls for peaceful presidential elections in Cote d’Ivoire

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A monitoring mission from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Monday reiterated in Abidjan its call for a peaceful environment in...
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Fifth session of Ghana-Switzerland Political Consultations held

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The Fifth session of the Ghana and Switzerland Political Consultations has been held, a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional...

Profile of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Tuesday formally filed his nomination at the Electoral Commission (EC) to seek another four-year mandate in the December...
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ECOWAS lifts sanctions on Mali

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has lifted sanctions on Mali following the installation of a civilian-led transitional government, according to a...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS Launches Joint Analysis and Response Planning Compendium & R/CRVA Reports

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The ECOWAS Commission has launched the Joint Analysis and Response Planning Compendium and Regional and Country Risk Assessment Reports. This event signifies the...
Secessionists

Tongu Divisional Police Commander, two others taken hostage by secessionists

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A group calling itself Western Togoland Restoration Front (WTRF), the political wing of “Homeland Study Group Foundation” seeking independence from Ghana, in the early...