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Govt Signs Host Country Agreementcenter in Liberia will support countries of the Mano River Union (MRU) and memb
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
center in Liberia will support countries of the Mano River Union (MRU) and member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Its establishment is at the request of the MRU countries (Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone... Read more
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Nation Needs International Support to Overcome Stalemateof the other reforms foreseen in the APG To avoid a stalemate, the dialogue sh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
of the other reforms foreseen in the APG To avoid a stalemate, the dialogue should be led by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the AU, two actors already involved in easing tensions in Togo. These two organisations have... Read more
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Liberia Signs Agreement With Sustainable Development Center for Africacenter in Liberia will support countries of the Mano River Union (MRU) and memb
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center in Liberia will support countries of the Mano River Union (MRU) and member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Its establishment is at the request of the MRU countries (Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone... Read more
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Why We Insisted On Respect for Constitutional ChangeMuhammadu Buhari, Tuesday in Abuja expressed disappointment that he and other l
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Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday in Abuja expressed disappointment that he and other leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) had to use strong-arm tactics to get Yahya Jammeh, the former Gambian president out of office... Read more
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Nigeria's Economy Needs Double Digit Growth to Reduce Poverty, Create Mass Employmentbe an important pillar in the bank's work, advancing efforts to this regional i
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be an important pillar in the bank's work, advancing efforts to this regional integration within the Economic Community of West African states in particular and Africa as a whole. Buhari assured that Nigeria will continue to be a strong and... Read more
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Will the African Union Achieve Better Efficiency?Chatham House, there is an issue of coherence, because some regional organizati
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Chatham House, there is an issue of coherence, because some regional organizations, such as the Economic Community of West African states (ECOWAS) have already implemented an import levy to finance their activities. This may well mean that... Read more
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Conflict, Violence, Protests - and An Absent Presidentin September. The governor of Kaduna state called for the intervention of the r
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in September. The governor of Kaduna state called for the intervention of the regional bloc, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), to end the perennial violence between the two groups. In April, Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the... Read more
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Will the African Union achieve better efficiency? |Chatham House, there is an issue of coherence, because some regional organizati
DW / Posted 2 days ago
Chatham House, there is an issue of coherence, because some regional organizations, such as the Economic Community of West African states (ECOWAS) have already implemented an import levy to finance their activities. This may well mean that... Read more
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President Sirleaf Congratulates EcowasMonrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is congratulating the Economic Commu
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Monrovia — President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is congratulating the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), for selecting January 16 each year as ECOWAS Human Rights Day. ECOWAS Human Rights Day was proclaimed on December 16, 2016 during the... Read more
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Weah Talks Toughof developing the minds of Liberian youths. Tuesday, January 16, 2018, marked
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
of developing the minds of Liberian youths. Tuesday, January 16, 2018, marked the observance of the Economy Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Human Rights Day. The day was celebrated under the theme, "Promoting Rights to education... Read more
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Buhari Receives the Gambian President, Advocates Complementary Agenda for Both Countriesto visit him at his farm and that is why we are here." He recalled how the dea
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
to visit him at his farm and that is why we are here." He recalled how the deal he struck with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the international community became the bedrock... Read more
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Ecowas, Govt to Tackle Challenge of Livestock MovementAbuja — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Federal
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Abuja — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Federal Government are spearheading the renewed efforts aimed at tackling the problems associated with transhumance and its attendant security concerns in the... Read more
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Wake Up, CAN Tells Buhari Over Herdsmen's Killingsmaintained that no condition warranted the Benue killings, saying there was the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
maintained that no condition warranted the Benue killings, saying there was the need to revisit the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) protocol on migration of goods and services to prevent murderous herdsmen from entering the... Read more
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Why We Used 'Force' to Get Jammeh OutAbuja — President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that the member states of the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that the member states of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, were compelled to force former President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh out of office after losing re-election because of the... Read more
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Why Nigeria Helped Force Yahya Jammeh Out in GambiaMuhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja expressed disappointment that he and other
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja expressed disappointment that he and other leaders of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, had to use strong-arm tactics to get Yahya Jammeh, the former Gambian president out of office... Read more
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Pres. Sirleaf Declares Today As 'Ecowas Human Rights Day'as Chairperson at the 49th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
as Chairperson at the 49th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in Dakar, Senegal. The 77th Ordinary Meeting of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers, held on... Read more
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Liberia Holds 2nd Ecowas Human Rights Day TomorrowLiberia will on January 16 and 17 host the 2nd official celebration of the Econ
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Liberia will on January 16 and 17 host the 2nd official celebration of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Human Rights Day. The day will also be celebrated across the West African sub-region under the international theme: "Right... Read more
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Security Council Praises Liberia for Peaceful Electionsand presidential election. The members of the Security Council further express
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
and presidential election. The members of the Security Council further expressed appreciation to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union, and all international, regional, and domestic election observation missions... Read more
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Mixed Outlook for Africa in 2018African countries -- several that were not predicted for that year. Regional l
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
African countries -- several that were not predicted for that year. Regional leaders from the Economic Community of West African States ensured that President Yahya Jammeh obeyed the will of the Gambian people to end his 22-year reign.... Read more
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Security Council Avoids Congratulating Weahelection," the statement went on. The Council members further expressed appreci
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
election," the statement went on. The Council members further expressed appreciation to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union, and all international, regional, and domestic election observation missions... Read more
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UN Security Council Congratulates Liberiaand presidential election. The members of the Security Council further expresse
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
and presidential election. The members of the Security Council further expressed appreciation to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union, and all international, regional, and domestic election observation missions... Read more
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Airtel Takeover of Tigo Rwanda Operations Jolted Telecom Sectoragreed to abolish roaming charges. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
agreed 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) blocs worked... Read more
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The Hindu
The Liberian exampleoffice in neighbouring Senegal. The latter returned from exile only after the i
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
office in neighbouring Senegal. The latter returned from exile only after the intervention of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Intervention in the 2010 elections in the Ivory Coast, the world’s leading cocoa producer, is... Read more
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MRU Congratulates President Elect Weah(UNMIL) and the Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG); Represe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
(UNMIL) and the Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG); Representatives of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS); European Union (EU); African Union (AU) and other international observers for adding their... Read more
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Sierra Leoneons Share Memories of Civil War on Anniversarythe time. After weeks of fighting in Freetown, the rebels were driven out of F
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
the time. After weeks of fighting in Freetown, the rebels were driven out of Freetown by members of Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group (ECOMOG). Memories still fresh For Zainab Kamara, the memories of that time are still... Read more
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Looking Back - the Year 2017 in Reviewbe sure the development captured the attention of the international community e
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
be sure the development captured the attention of the international community especially the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Union whose head, Guinean President Alpha Conde, openly called on her to stay... Read more
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European Union Happy With Successful Electionssome ideas to strengthen Liberia's electoral processes. It also acknowledged t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
some ideas to strengthen Liberia's electoral processes. It also acknowledged the roles of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) during the elections, which it noted are... Read more
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Govt's Intervention Lifts Domestic Fish Supply By 71 Percent in Two Yearsset up a €50 million fund to encourage sustainable fisheries development and ma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
set up a €50 million fund to encourage sustainable fisheries development and marine security across Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) (Nigeria inclusive). The European Union estimates the annual commercial value from fisheries at... Read more
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Peaceful Election Represents Major Milestone for Liberia's Democracysince the end of the civil crises and the beginning of post-war reconstruction.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
since the end of the civil crises and the beginning of post-war reconstruction. The United Nations, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), African Union (AU), European Union (EU), and also to mention major partners such as the United... Read more
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38 'Unjustly' Dismissed Army Officers Drag Nigerian Govt to Ecowas Court38 top officers of the Nigerian Army have headed to the community court of just
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
38 top officers of the Nigerian Army have headed to the community court of justice of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS. The officers accused the federal government of violating their fundamental rights to fair... Read more
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Youth Hope George Weah Victory Will Bring Changedue to allegations of fraud and voting irregularities. Peaceful transition of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
due to allegations of fraud and voting irregularities. Peaceful transition of power The powerful Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the European Union Election Observer Mission in Liberia described Tuesday's polls as... Read more
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Liberia: Youth hope George Weah victory will bring change |due to allegations of fraud and voting irregularities. Peaceful transition of
DW / Posted 22 days ago
due to allegations of fraud and voting irregularities. Peaceful transition of power The powerful Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the European Union Election Observer Mission in Liberia described Tuesday's polls as... Read more
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New Africa-Wide Initiative Will Create Jobscapacities of RECs? Their capacities differ. The East African Community has a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
capacities of RECs? Their capacities differ. The East African Community has a strong capacity; the Economic Community of West African States and the Southern African Development Community too. The Economic Community of Central African States has... Read more
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Ecowas to Spend U.S.$29 Bn On Development Projects in West AfricaEconomic Community of West African States has said that it has concluded plans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Economic Community of West African States has said that it has concluded plans for sub-regional development projects worth 29.66 billion dollars for the period of 2018 to 2022. President of the ECOWAS Commission, Marcel Alain de Souza said this at... Read more
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Third Africa Forum On STIand innovation. Since then, the Bank approved various STI projects such as in A
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
and innovation. Since then, the Bank approved various STI projects such as in Angola (2015), South Africa (2016), Tunisia (2017), and regional projects in Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the East African Community (EAC) in 20... Read more
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People Have Spoken - George Weah Will Be Liberia's 25th President!"cleanup" exercise. Nor did UP give any hint that they would seek further redre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
"cleanup" exercise. Nor did UP give any hint that they would seek further redress in the Court of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The Supreme Court, to most people's expectation, upheld Korkoya's December 26 runoff, leaving... Read more
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Accept the Election Result, Ecowas Tells CandidatesThe Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called on the Liberi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called on the Liberia National Police to fast track the investigation of a pre-marked ballot case involving staffer of the National Elections Commission. The mission head and former... Read more
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'Runoff Credible, Transparent'Q. Harmon and Hannah N. Geterminah The election observer missions of the Afric
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Q. Harmon and Hannah N. Geterminah The election observer missions of the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have described the December 26 presidential runoff election held between the ruling Unity Party... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Liberia vote: First results Thursdaypraising "the government, political parties and the people of Liberia for the o
New Zimbabwe / Posted 24 days ago
praising "the government, political parties and the people of Liberia for the orderly poll". The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) also hailed the peaceful nature of the vote. 'Exciting moment' After a vote that passed... Read more
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Morocco Desperate to Salvage Contentious ECOWAS BidJohannesburg — WITH its unprecedented and divisive bid to be accepted as a memb
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Johannesburg — WITH its unprecedented and divisive bid to be accepted as a member of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) hanging in the balance, the Morocco mission in South Africa is making frantic lobbying to be accepted into the... Read more
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UN Praises Nigerian Peacekeepers in Liberiaof the effort to come to the assistance of Liberia, even without the UN at the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
of the effort to come to the assistance of Liberia, even without the UN at the time of ECOMOG (Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group) prior to the UN's deployment, they were there as one of the largest contingents. So, I... Read more
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Supreme Court Upholds December 26 Runoff Datethe mandate was not an event but a process, and the NEC was working with the Ec
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
the mandate was not an event but a process, and the NEC was working with the Economic Community of the West African States and the United Nations Development Program's technicians to ensure that the FRR was fully cleaned up as... Read more
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Rule of Law Reset - the Case of Liberia's Fraught Elections 2017seeking people. The patronage shenanigans must end. Regional and International
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
seeking people. The patronage shenanigans must end. Regional and International Interventions The Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS), the African Union, the United States of America through its Agency for International Development... Read more
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Deputy Defense Minister Craves Ecowas Intervention in Electoral ProcessThe Deputy Minister of Defense for Operations , Saint Jerome Larbelle, has urge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
The Deputy Minister of Defense for Operations , Saint Jerome Larbelle, has urged the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to continue its support to the electoral process in Liberia. According to a release from the Liberian Embassy in... Read more
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Will the UN challenge US threats over Jerusalem?Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became the first non-African head of
Aljazeera / Posted 30 days ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became the first non-African head of state to address the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) summit in Liberia. Furthermore, Israel has taken great strides to cooperate with and provide... Read more
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