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Aljazeera
Togo protests: What is the way out of the crisis?500 people died, the government and opposition parties signed the GPA in 2006 w
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
500 people died, the government and opposition parties signed the GPA in 2006 with the support of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). That eased tensions, precisely because it provided for the implementation of constitutional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unrest a Test for West African Leaderspresident. Regional response Amid this increasingly fraught impasse, internat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
president. Regional response Amid this increasingly fraught impasse, international bodies such the Economic Community of West African States, the African Union and the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel, have failed to bring the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Supports Ecowas Move to Harmonise Laws On Tobacco ControlAbuja — The federal government has commended the move by the Economic Community
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Abuja — The federal government has commended the move by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to harmonise all laws regulating the sales and consumption of tobacco products in the region. To this end, the government declared that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bonanza As Africa Prepares to Abolish Call Roaming Chargesblocs to abolish roaming charges. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern A
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
blocs to abolish roaming charges. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa), Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas), Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the East African Community (EAC) are working... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Nigeria's New Luxury Tax Policy Is Yet to Take Offout that the luxury tax planned by the federal government would cut across memb
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
out that the luxury tax planned by the federal government would cut across member states of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, with the affluent in the society in direct consideration. In August this year, while giving... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Weah, Boakai for Presidential Runoff PollLiberian people have shown a clear desire for a peaceful and smooth transfer of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Liberian people have shown a clear desire for a peaceful and smooth transfer of power." Head of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), former Ghanaian President, John Dramani Mahama, said Liberians had "exercised their sovereign... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecowas Court Awards N18 Million Against Nigeria in Rights SuitAbuja — The Community Court of the Economic Community of West African States (E
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Abuja — The Community Court of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has imposed a N18 million fine against the Federal Government in judgment of a case of violation of the fundamental human rights of one Dorothy Njemanze and two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Education for the Underprivilegedof the 26 per cent UNESCO budget recommendation for education in developing cou
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
of the 26 per cent UNESCO budget recommendation for education in developing countries. Among the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) sub-region, less wealthy states such as Liberia (12.1 per cent), Cape Verde (13.8 per cent) and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Chief of Army Staff, Victor Malu, Dies At 70career. "The APC fondly recalls the distinguished service of the late Malu as
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
career. "The APC fondly recalls the distinguished service of the late Malu as Force Commander of the Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group (ECOMOG) peace-keeping force in Liberia from 1996 to 1998. His impressive performance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Calls for Peaceful Elections in Liberiasaid the AU will continue to work closely with the larger international communi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
said the AU will continue to work closely with the larger international community, including the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the United Nations (UN). The key role played by ECOWAS and the UN includes work done... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chief of Army Staff, Gen Victor Malu, Dies at 70President Olusegun Obasanjo's administration and was removed in April 2001. He
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
President Olusegun Obasanjo's administration and was removed in April 2001. He was also commander of Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, peace-keeping force, ECOMOG, from December 1996 to April 1998 during the first Liberian civil... Read more
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BBC News
Liberia set to vote in presidential pollis one of the poorest countries in the world, with more than 50% of people livi
BBC News / Posted 13 days ago
is one of the poorest countries in the world, with more than 50% of people living in poverty. It was one of three West African states badly hit by the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak which left more than 11,300 people dead. An audit of how public... Read more
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The Hill
Liberian election proves strength of budding democracy in Africabuilding. Today, Liberia is a leading member of the 15-nation regional economi
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
building. Today, Liberia is a leading member of the 15-nation regional economic bloc, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), all nations at peace, and which have committed to democracy as essential to development. An... Read more
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EuroNews
Elections history in Africa's oldest democratic republic: Liberiaof the vote. The election was supervised by the United Nations Observer Missio
EuroNews / Posted 14 days ago
of the vote. The election was supervised by the United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia and the Economic Community of West African States. During his presidency, Taylor allegedly sold weapons to a rebel group in exchange for blood diamonds... Read more
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Gulf News
Liberia’s election: how it worksfor Liberia’s 2.1 million registered voters.Observers: The European Union, Afri
Gulf News / Posted 14 days ago
for Liberia’s 2.1 million registered voters.Observers: The European Union, African Union and regional Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have all deployed observer missions to ensure the elections are held in free and fair... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 16 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 16 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 16 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 16 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 16 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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11 News Houston
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
11 News Houston / Posted 16 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 16 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 16 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
KING5 Seattle / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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First Coast News
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
First Coast News / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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KTVB Boise
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
KTVB Boise / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeFilippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press free
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 17 days ago
Filippo Grandi (Europe's refugee crisis), Cumhuriyet and Can Dündar (Press freedoms in Turkey), The Economic Community of West African States (African democracy) and The White Helmets and Raed al Saleh (Syrian civil war). No pontiff has ever won... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Nobel Peace Prize: From White Helmets to Angela Merkel, who are the favourites?speculated to be a favourite before. Currently, it has odds of 5/1 on Ladbroke
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
speculated to be a favourite before. Currently, it has odds of 5/1 on Ladbrokes and is tied with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), a union of African countries that intervened earlier this year to ensure peaceful transition of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Let 2017 Election Be a Start of National Reconciliationfull of gratitude to God that we Liberians continue to breathe the breath of pe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
full of gratitude to God that we Liberians continue to breathe the breath of peace with the help of the Economic States of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union, and International Partners. A Message to all Presidential Aspirants and... Read more
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Philly.com
Who will win the Nobel Peace Prize?17 of Cumhuriyet’s employees stand trial for various charges of being complicit
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
17 of Cumhuriyet’s employees stand trial for various charges of being complicit in terrorism.” The Economic Community of West African States: ECOWAS played a vital role in the political transition in Gambia, which was seen as a victory for... Read more
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EuroNews
Who could be in contention for the Nobel Peace Prize 2017?two-time Peace Prize winner, the UNHCR, led by Filippo Grandi should be in with
EuroNews / Posted 17 days ago
two-time Peace Prize winner, the UNHCR, led by Filippo Grandi should be in with a chance. While the Economic Community of West African States – ECOWAS – has cropped up as an outsider choice for its work helping Gambia ensure a peaceful transition... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecowas, NEC Conduct Civic Education, Voters AwarenessThe Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) national office in Liber
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) national office in Liberia, in collaboration with the National Elections Commission, has commenced a week-long civic education and voter awareness in three of Liberia's 15 counties, namely Nimba,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S/Liberia Reaffirms Resolutionbroader leadership as 2016- 2017 Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
broader leadership as 2016- 2017 Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States." "Whereas Liberia will hold presidential and legislative elections on October 10, 2017; Whereas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Karnwea's Claims Must Be Investigatedsecurity apparatus as well as United Nations Mission in Liberia UNMIL, the Unit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
security apparatus as well as United Nations Mission in Liberia UNMIL, the United States Government, Economy Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), and other bilateral and multilateral partners to treat with outmost seriousness and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Warns Against Taylor's InterferencePresident Sirleaf's role in mediating a peaceful transfer of power in the Gambi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
President Sirleaf's role in mediating a peaceful transfer of power in the Gambia in January 2017 and her broader leadership as 2016- 2017 Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African Stat... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
US Calls for Free Elections in Liberialeadership as the 2016- 2017 Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
leadership as the 2016- 2017 Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States. It has been 73 years now since a peaceful transfer of state power from one elected president to another... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecowas Team Assesses ZOA Implemented ProjectA high-powered delegation from the Economic Community of West African States (E
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
A high-powered delegation from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) that arrived in country to assess a food security project has expressed satisfaction with the level of progress thus far. ZOA Liberia has been implementing a food... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Debate Not More Than Presidency, but Builds Confidence in Votersability to speak and represent them at major international forums, including th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
ability to speak and represent them at major international forums, including the Mano River Union, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), African Union (AU) and United Nations (UN), each of which Liberia is a founding member. A... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Herders Against Farmers - Nigeria's Expanding Deadly Conflictinstance, in May 2016, the Benue-based Movement Against Fulani Occupation (MAFO
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
instance, in May 2016, the Benue-based Movement Against Fulani Occupation (MAFO) filed a suit at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court based in Abuja, demanding the federal government pay N500 billion (about $1.6 billion) as... Read more
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