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Ecowas Cannot Afford Another Crisis in Liberia, Says Ghanaian PresidentGhanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has emphatically said that the E
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Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has emphatically said that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is not prepared to intervene in another crisis in Liberia should there be one, urging Liberians to stay true to the... Read more
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NAFDAC DG - We Will Enhance Quality Testing of Medicines, Food Productsdrugs and medical products. "It will also create market opportunities for Nige
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drugs and medical products. "It will also create market opportunities for Nigeria in the supply of essential medicines to ECOWAS countries and beyond," she added. Emphasising the need for capacity building, the new NAFDAC boss, noted that the... Read more
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Protesters Demand Korkoya's ResignationSunday, December 24. The NEC Chairman revealed that a technical team from the
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Sunday, December 24. The NEC Chairman revealed that a technical team from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is due to arrive in the country (hopefully the same day he was announcing the runoff date) to help the Commission... Read more
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Mr. Weah, Convince Liberians About What You Are Capable of Doingthat their democratic rights will not be infringed upon this time around. Upon
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that their democratic rights will not be infringed upon this time around. Upon returning to the country from the ECOWAS parliamentarian meeting, the CDC standard bearer told supporters that Liberians have for too long suffered at the... Read more
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Is Israel Africa's New Best Friend?has returned to the continent twice, including as a special guest at the Econom
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has returned to the continent twice, including as a special guest at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) summit in June. There have been ups and downs in Africa-Israel relations, says Steven Gruzd of the South African... Read more
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Govt Demands Restructuring of UN Security Councilprestigious 15-member body. Nigeria's position was delivered by Babatunde Nuru
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prestigious 15-member body. Nigeria's position was delivered by Babatunde Nurudeen, Permanent Representative of Nigeria to ECOWAS at the UN General Assembly Debate on 'Question of Equitable Representation on and Increase in the Membership of the... Read more
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NAFDAC to Promote Herbal Medicine, Local Manufacturersand unsafe medical products and will also create market opportunities for Niger
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and unsafe medical products and will also create market opportunities for Nigeria in the supply of essential medicines to ECOWAS countries and beyond," she said. She, however, added that the laboratories would be revived to monitor drug... Read more
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Nigeria Parleys 37 Countries On Economic Cooperation, Bilateral TiesTrade and Investment Facilitation for Development co-hosted by Nigeria and the
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Trade and Investment Facilitation for Development co-hosted by Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Abuja in November, the group will continue its outreach to WTO members on the subject matter FIFD Statement... Read more
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Runoff December 26 - Liberia to Experience Politically Charged Christmasprohibiting those whose names are not found in the FRR from voting, amongst oth
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prohibiting those whose names are not found in the FRR from voting, amongst others. The NEC boss disclosed that an ECOWAS team would shortly arrive in the country to assist with the cleaning of the FRR. Meanwhile, the Senate has voted to... Read more
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Is Israel Africa's new best friend? |has returned to the continent twice, including as a special guest at the Econom
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has returned to the continent twice, including as a special guest at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) summit in June. There have been ups and downs in Africa-Israel relations, says Steven Gruzd of the South African... Read more
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Creating Conditions Conducive to Stability in Guinea52nd Ordinary Summit of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the
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52nd Ordinary Summit of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will be decisive in resolving the political deadlock in Guinea-Bissau. Despite the three-month time limit given to... Read more
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Appeal Court's Judgment Has Clipped Tyrannical Claws of EFF - Ozekhomeand utmost contempt. "Remember the Dasuki's and El-Zakzaky's of this world? Nu
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and utmost contempt. "Remember the Dasuki's and El-Zakzaky's of this world? Numerous courts, including the sub regional ECOWAS Court, has since ordered their immediate release with payment of damages for unlawful detention, but the Executive has... Read more
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Govt Signs Joint Declaration On Economic Cooperation With EFTATrade and Investment Facilitation for Development co-hosted by Nigeria and the
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Trade and Investment Facilitation for Development co-hosted by Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Abuja in November, the group will continue its outreach to WTO members on the subject matter. FIFD statement... Read more
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Troops Warned Against Selling Out to Boko Haramtheir duties. "Anyone that allows himself to be used by these unscrupulous ele
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their duties. "Anyone that allows himself to be used by these unscrupulous elements will have himself to blame," Gusau said. Boko Haram has also caused unrest in the rest of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region's member sta... Read more
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Exploiting France-Funai/Nigeria Collaboration for Educational Devthas come closer as a result of globalisation and technologies. Nigeria is surro
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has come closer as a result of globalisation and technologies. Nigeria is surrounded by French-speaking countries. At the ECOWAS and AU levels, we have opportunities of better association and relationships that can emerge with staff trained in... Read more
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India pushes for trade, diplomacy with NigeriaNigeria which is the most significant country in the military alliance called E
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Nigeria which is the most significant country in the military alliance called Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has been on the rise not only in terms of bilateral trade, but soft infrastructure loans to the region. Meanwhile,... Read more
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Govt Strengthens National Security StructuresBadjie was speaking on Monday at the opening of a two-day forum on National Inf
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Badjie was speaking on Monday at the opening of a two-day forum on National Infrastructure for Peace, designed for ECOWAS member states at a hotel in Kololi. "As you know, national legal and policy framework can be challenged by a number... Read more
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ECC Wants Supreme Court Clarify Mandate to NECan independent body to certify that the FRR has been cleaned. "The ECC is of th
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an independent body to certify that the FRR has been cleaned. "The ECC is of the view that the IT experts brought in by ECOWAS to assess the NEC's database can play a meaningful role in this direction," he said. Bloh wants the contending... Read more
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Good News From Chairman Korkoya, But...to know when this will take place and how. The public also wonders whether the
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to know when this will take place and how. The public also wonders whether the Economic Commission of West African States (ECOWAS), which already has a team ready to help in this cleanup exercise, will be invited to join in the cleanup... Read more
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Churches Urge Electoral Body to Implement Court MandateElections Commission; all political parties to remain committed to the Farmingt
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Elections Commission; all political parties to remain committed to the Farmington River Declaration signed before the ECOWAS Heads of States, displaying their commitment to peace for Liberia; all Liberians to refrain from hate speeches that... Read more
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Authorities Tight-Lipped Over Run-Off and Electoral Roll Cleanpush back the expected transfer of power from incumbent President Ellen Johnson
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push back the expected transfer of power from incumbent President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Technical staff from the regional Ecowas bloc may help Liberia's election commission with the clean-up of the voters register, according to local media... Read more
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In Wake of Ebola, West Africa Must Seize Opportunity to Build Better Public Health Systemsto improve detection, alert and response to outbreaks in the 15 countries of th
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to improve detection, alert and response to outbreaks in the 15 countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The money is unique in that it is directed only towards building public health surveillance systems and not the... Read more
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G7, Gulf of Guinea Nations Join Forces Against Maritime Crimes(IMO), Ministry of Defence (MOD), ENI, International Criminal Court (ICC), Econ
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(IMO), Ministry of Defence (MOD), ENI, International Criminal Court (ICC), Economic Organisation of West African States (ECOWAS), International Police (Interpol), African and European Unions. Some of the G7 countries in attendance were Denmark,... Read more
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Head-Head - Preview of Crowded Field for Liberia's Next SpeakerThere Rep. Hans Barchue Rep. Barchue has served government in several capacit
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There Rep. Hans Barchue Rep. Barchue has served government in several capacities, Hon. Barchue was appointed Head of the ECOWAS National Unit at the Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs where he was responsible to coordinate all programs and... Read more
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Finding the Right Role for the G5 Sahel Joint ForceHaram. The G5 and its armed force must also earn the trust of Algeria and the
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Haram. The G5 and its armed force must also earn the trust of Algeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). For the time being, these two regional powers prefer the Nouakchott process that groups together eleven West African... Read more
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Fair Trade With Europe Should Depend On Quality African Exportshas been indifferent over them. Several countries in blocs such as the Economi
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has been indifferent over them. Several countries in blocs such as the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) signed the agreement on the conviction that it would boost their exports to new European markets. While other... Read more
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Researchers Point to Regional Integration As Key Driver of Economic Growthcontinent; the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the E
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continent; the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS). In his paper focusing on ECOWAS, Nigerian researcher Musibau Adekunle called regional integration a necessity that... Read more
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Voters' Roll 'Must Be Cleaned Within Confines of Supreme Court Ruling'The Special Representative of the President of Economic Community of West Afric
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The Special Representative of the President of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission to Liberia, Ambassador Babatunde Olanrewaju Ajisomo, has disclosed that modalities are being worked out to ensure that the regional body is... Read more
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West Africa's Sports Ministers Meet in Abujaof West African Ministers of Sports Region 2 Steering Committee and Council of
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of West African Ministers of Sports Region 2 Steering Committee and Council of Sports Ministers opens begins today at the ECOWAS Parliament Conference Hall, Area 10, Garki Abuja. According to a statement by the sports ministry, the meeting will... Read more
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Infrastructure Hindering Foreign Investment, Says Nepzaplace that will enable a businessman to put up his factory in Accra and still a
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place that will enable a businessman to put up his factory in Accra and still access the Nigerian market. "You can use the ECOWAS platform and so that argument quite frankly is defective and I think quite honestly even dishonest. If people can... Read more
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What I Saw in Kogi, Bayelsa, Rivers' Elections Really Upset Me -who dismissed call by the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi's II, that the fe
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who dismissed call by the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi's II, that the federal government reviewed the ECOWAS protocol, said it was better to seek to live in peace with neighbors.' He said: "If you could recall, I've gone round... Read more
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West Africans Import U.S.$35 Million Small Arms YearlyArms and Light Weapons (SALWs) proliferation and terrorist financing, in Abuja.
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Arms and Light Weapons (SALWs) proliferation and terrorist financing, in Abuja. The programme was jointly organised by the ECOWAS Parliament, National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS), Africa Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and the... Read more
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My Kano Visit, Reception Is a Clear Message to the Oppositionhe would continue to do his best to ensure that the country attains greater hei
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he would continue to do his best to ensure that the country attains greater heights. On the trans-border relationship with ECOWAS countries, the president said his government was working to establish a cordial relationship with neighboring... Read more
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Why SADC Must Reinvent or Remain IrrelevantZimbabwe, SADC could have borrowed lessons from some of the actions taken by th
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Zimbabwe, SADC could have borrowed lessons from some of the actions taken by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) when its members are in crisis. Most recently in January 2017, ECOWAS played an active role in ensuring that former... Read more
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Dogara Advocates Legislative Intervention to Combat Proliferation of Weapons in West Africahis opening remarks at the Parliamentary Conference on Containment of Small Arm
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his opening remarks at the Parliamentary Conference on Containment of Small Arms Proliferation and Terrorist Financing in ECOWAS in Abuja, he said small arms and light weapons are dangerous tools of violence in in the region for obvious... Read more
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Will NEC Chairman Korkoya Be Allowed to Preside Over the Run Off?the question on the minds of the public. Admittedly, this is a matter which the
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the question on the minds of the public. Admittedly, this is a matter which the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has taken up with the dispatch of several experts to Monrovia. Strangely enough, President Sirleaf has not extended... Read more
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Gwanara-Bukuro-Benin Republic Road - Questioning Nigeria's Status As Giant of Africavictims were rushed to Shaki hospitals for treatment. "Presently, even though
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victims were rushed to Shaki hospitals for treatment. "Presently, even though i cannot confirm its authenticity I learnt ECOWAS is constructing the Benin Republic road that links to Nigeria, with a modern bridge on the river Nano that separated... Read more
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Osinbajo Finds Adamawa Town DesertedUnited Nations, Amnesty International (AI), Greenpeace, African Union and the E
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United Nations, Amnesty International (AI), Greenpeace, African Union and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), have been urged to wade into the humanitarian and food crisis rocking communities recently attacked by herdsmen in... Read more
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Finance Minister Amends 2018 Draft Budget Estimateshave increased it from D100 million to D110 million which they want to put asid
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have increased it from D100 million to D110 million which they want to put aside for awards of damages by the National and ECOWAS courts. He explained that they already have some awards which they have to pay at the ECOWAS court for the late Deyda... Read more
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President Barrow's Statement on First Anniversary of His Electionin this impressive numbers to once more say thank you to all Gambian women and
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in this impressive numbers to once more say thank you to all Gambian women and men; our youth, Gambians in the diaspora, ECOWAS bloc, UN, EU and other development partners and friends of The Gambia who were at the forefront of the struggle to end... Read more
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Balewa and a Christmas to Rememberthe house facing the Island Club at Onikan, Lagos. It is now the Lagos office o
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the house facing the Island Club at Onikan, Lagos. It is now the Lagos office of the Economic Commission for West Africa, ECOWAS. After his assassination in 1966, one writer described Balewa as "a man of peace overtaken by violence." Oftentimes,... Read more
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Nigeria Must Lead Campaign to Stop Modern Slaveryand Executive actions required to tame this evil trade. We must also sensitise
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and Executive actions required to tame this evil trade. We must also sensitise and activate, as soon as possible, the ECOWAS Parliament and other Inter Parliamentary bodies such as IPU, CPU and other affiliated bodies to wade into this... Read more
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Resign Now, Female Parliamentarians Tell Ecofepa Chair, Stella OduahStella Oduah, over her continuous absence from the programmes and activities of
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Stella Oduah, over her continuous absence from the programmes and activities of the association. ECOFEPA, an arm of the ECOWAS Parliament, is a network of female parliamentarians who are representing member countries in the sub-regional... Read more
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Declassifying Petty Offences and Engendering Justice for Allwho is also a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Criminal Justice Ref
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who is also a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Criminal Justice Reform Committee, said: "The forthcoming ECOWAS Summit being hosted by Nigeria presents President Muhammadu Buhari with an uncommon opportunity to lead the campaign... Read more
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Time for Concerted Action in DR Congoa strong political consensus against incumbents prolonging their tenure in offi
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a strong political consensus against incumbents prolonging their tenure in office. This stands in contrast to West Africa's ECOWAS, for example. While they fear instability, the country's nine neighbours and other regional powers [...] have also... Read more
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Swiss to return $321 million in stolen funds to NigeriaPresident General Sani Abacha at the last session of the summit meeting of the
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
President General Sani Abacha at the last session of the summit meeting of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Abuja. Picture: AFP. ZURICH - Switzerland will return to Nigeria around $321 million in assets seized from the... Read more
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Women Crucial to Ecowas Development - Stella OduahAbuja — President of ECOWAS Female Parliamentarians Association (ECOFEPA), Sena
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Abuja — President of ECOWAS Female Parliamentarians Association (ECOFEPA), Senator Stella Oduah, has said that the womenfolk is crucial in the development of the regional block. She made the assertion while speaking with journalists at the on-going... Read more
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SLPP Mayoral Aspirant Vows to Transform FreetownDe' Souza George said he represented Sierra Leone as one of the judges who deci
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De' Souza George said he represented Sierra Leone as one of the judges who decided the winner for the Lyrics of the ECOWAS anthem in Abuja. He was subsequently appointed resident director for Kalamazoo College, which appointment led to the... Read more
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High-Level Policy Dialogue On Natural Resources Value Chains in the Ecowas Regiongovernment officials, private sector companies, academia and CSOs from the Econ
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government officials, private sector companies, academia and CSOs from the Economic Community for West Africa States (ECOWAS) to discuss value chains in the gas, iron ore, diamonds, and fish sectors. Africa is endowed with both renewable and... Read more
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Ibadan On Olayinka's Watch31 students from different West African countries who are being sponsored by th
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31 students from different West African countries who are being sponsored by the Economic of West African States (ECOWAS) are currently resident on campus, undertaking postgraduate studies. In addition, a set of 22 postgraduate students... Read more
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