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West African security services seek closer cooperation to curb cross-border crimes

Top security chiefs in West Africa told the media here on Tuesday they have resolved to collaborate in combating cross-border crimes in the sub-region. ...
Biafra agenda

Nigeria must understand the Biafra Agenda and its benefits

The quit notice from the Arewa youths have now brought firmly into the Nigerian mainstream a conversation that positive looks at and encourages the...

ECOWAS needs a serious reconsideration of its structure

Unlike the European Union member of Parliament (MEP) who get his mandate directly on universal adult suffrage, the ECOWAS member of Parliament (EMP) gets...

EDI appeals to Gov’t to ban tax on equipment for hospitals construction

Euroget De- Invest s.a. (EDI), has appealed to the government to reconsider the ban on the tax waiver on goods and equipment procured for...
food

Experts seek ways to consolidate West Africa’s food security

Stakeholders and Agricultural experts from the West African countries converged here on Tuesday for a Two-Day consultative meeting seeking ways to consolidate progress...

Access to energy to be transformed throughout West Africa

Access to reliable and affordable energy in four West Africa countries will be transformed once a new 1303 km electricity inter connector, inaugurated on...

President Akufo-Addo heads for Niger

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Accra on Tuesday for Niamey, Niger for a day's official working tour of that country. The President is on...

AU hails West African economic bloc’s achievements in different areas

The African Union (AU) has hailed the achievements by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in different areas, including among others ...

Afenyo-Markin absent at ECOWAS parliament sitting

The Honorable Member of Parliament (MP) for Efutu, Alex Afenyo-Markin has allegedly abandoned the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, two days...

President Akufo-Addo vows not to spare corrupt public officials

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has vowed to disown any public official found to be engaged in acts of corruption or malfeasance, emphatic that...

Abdul-Hamid calls for increased media reportage on migration

Minister of Information, Mr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, has called for increased media reportage on migration for better public appreciation of the subject matter because it...

Ghana to ratify co-operation agreement with Sierra Leone

Ghana and Sierra Leone have agreed to ratify the agreement for co-operation them, in order to provide the legal framework for addressing their trade...
Migration

West Africa’s complex migration situation requires holistic solution

The complex nature of migration in the West African sub-region requires a holistic approach to derive benefits for the sub-region, Sylvia Lopez-Ekra, Chief of...
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Prez Akufo-Addo strengthens bilateral ties with Sierra Leone

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Accra on Wednesday for Freetown, Sierra Leone on a day’s visit to the country. The visit forms part of...
Ghana Export Promotion Authority

GEPA targets $4 billion in NTEs earnings

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) is targeting $4 billion in non-traditional export (NTEs) earnings for 2017. The target represents a big leap from the...
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President Akufo-Addo urges regional exports of raw materials

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that there can be no future prosperity in West Africa, if member states maintain economic structures that...

Ghana assist Senegal on oil and gas revenue management – Akufo Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated Ghana’s preparedness to share its experiences in the management of its oil and gas resources, as well...

Energy Minister addresses Committee of Ministers

The Minister of Energy, Mr Boakye Agyarko has addressed the Committee of Ministers (COM) of the West African Gas Pipeline Project in Cotonou, Benin. A...

Security Council expresses concern over crisis in Guinea-Bissau

The members of the Security Council expressed their deep concern over the protracted political and institutional crisis in Guinea Bissau as a result of...

Ghana launches national migration platform

Ghana has inaugurated a national migration platform to back efforts by ECOWAS in optimising positive effects of movement of people in the sub-region...

Government will enhance protection of all Ghanaian citizens abroad – Ayorkor Botchwey

Ghana would use diplomacy to give enhanced protection for all its citizens abroad, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration,...

ECOWAS validates plan of action to end statelessness

Fifteen ministers and representatives from 15 ECOWAS member countries validated the 8-year Plan of Action meant to end statelessness in West Africa on Tuesday...

President Nana Addo Begins Tour Of Neighboring Countries

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday left Ghana to begin a three-nation tour of the nation’s immediate neighbours- Togo, Burkina Faso and Cote...

Former Tanzanian Leader Extols ECOWAS Over Biometric Passport

A former Tanzanian President, Benjamin William Mkapa, has applauded the decision of the Heads of States of the Economic Community of West African States...
Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Chamber Of Commerce Creates Atmosphere For Networking

Mr Fredrick Alipul, Chairman of the Accra Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has encouraged Ghanaian businesses to strategize and take advantage of opportunities available...
human trafficking

U.S Partners With Ghana To Combat Human Trafficking

Mr Robert Porter Jackson United States of America’s Ambassador to Ghana, says the United States is committed and will continue to partner Ghana, and...
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West African bloc sends observers to monitor Gambian poll

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has sent 20 observers to observe Gambia's national assembly elections scheduled for Thursday, said a senior...

Majority Leader Blames ECOWAS Parliament Fiasco Over Trust Issues

Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, has described Ghana’s recent ECOWAS Parliament fiasco as an act borne out of betrayal of trust.Ghana’s delegation to the...
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KAIPTC Tops Global Go-To Think Tank Ranking

The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has emerged the first institution in sub-Saharan Africa on the Global Go-To Think Tank Ranking. A statement issued...
ECOWAS

ECOWAS Committed To Improving Election Observation Missions

Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) is working with development partners to improve the integrity of its Long-term Election Observation Missions as an effective...