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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...

Celebrate Africa’s New Free Trade Agreement: Terminate CFA franc

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With the initiation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement on May 30, 2019, now is the time for African nations to finally jettison...
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ECOWAS Health Meeting Opens in Accra

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The Second ECOWAS Best Practices Forum in Health opened in Accra on Monday to review Good Practices identified by Ghana after the Grand-Bassam, Ivory...
Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo (5th from right on front row) in a group photograph with participants

CJ charges AU and ECOWAS to Put in Place Early Warning Systems

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The African Union (AU) and ECOWAS have been urged to put in place early warning systems for member states with regards to activities of...
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World Bank signs US$66 million energy grant to The Gambia

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The World Bank signed Wednesday a 66-million-U.S. dollar grant agreement, through its International Development Association (IDA), with The Gambia to provide access to grid-connected...
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ECOWAS, AU, UN Calls for Calm in Nigeria as PDP Rubbishes Poll Results

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The ECOWAS, the AU and the UN has called on all candidates, political parties and all Nigerians to continue to exercise patience, calm and...
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High budget deficits impede West Africa bloc’s single currency agenda – ECOWAS

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High budget deficit remained a major challenge to achieving a second single currency zone by its member states, the Economic Community of West African...

AfDB approves US$12.6m to finance study on Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway

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The African Development Bank and the Economic Community Of West African States Commission (ECOWAS) have signed an agreement for a study...
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We Must Promote French Language in Ghana – Minister

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Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, has said there is the need to promote the French Language across the country. He said a...
French police evict thousands of migrants living on sidewalks near the reception center for migrants and refugees at porte de la Chapelle, north of Paris CREDIT: PASCAL ROSSIGNOL/REUTERS

An Open Letter To The African Union Head Of States And Ecowas

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Mr. Presidents, I am writing this letter to invite your attention to the most serious issues that is affecting the lives of millions of Africans...
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China-proposed energy interconnection for sustainable development in Africa

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Heads of state and government in West Africa discussed on Saturday a China-proposed initiative on energy interconnection, exploring a solution to persistent power shortage...