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Prez Buhari reaffirms Nigeria’s commitment to keep ECOWAS secure and politically stable

By: RACHEL QUARTEY The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has reaffirmed the commitment of his country to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) with the support of its partners to keep the sub-region peaceful,...

Accra Initiative: President Akufo-Addo advocates an end to scourge of terrorism and violent extremism

By: Ivan Amponsah and Bright Ntramah A Counter Terrorism Conference of the Accra Initiative has opened in Accra with a call to pursue a comprehensive approach that promotes the adoption of social intervention programmes to help address the developmental gap...

Nigeria-Morocco Gas Project on The Move

By: Napoleon Ato Kittoe It is called a project for peace, African economic integration and co-development. It also vibrates as a project for present and future generations. The Nigeria-Morocco Gas Project had a bilateral agreement on it in 2016 between...

ECOWAS hands over Ekok-Mfum Joint Border Post to Nigeria and Cameroon

The ECOWAS Commission has handed over the Ekok-Mfum Joint Border Post (JBP) to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Cameroon, following its successful completion with financial support from the African Development Bank. The handover was done by...

EBID Board approved $250 million for five ECOWAS Member States

The Board of Directors of the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has approved a total of $250 million for five ECOWAS member states. The facility is to boost the oil and gas, energy, road infrastructure and agricultural sectors...

High-level ECOWAS mission dispatched to Niger to review situation of stranded migrants

A high-level mission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) led by Prof. Fatou Sow Sarr, Commissioner of Human Development and Social Affairs of the ECOWAS Commission, will visit the Republic of Niger to review with the Niger...

ECOWAS and UN Commemorate International Day of Peace

The ECOWAS Resident Representative Office in Liberia and ECOWAS Radio in partnership with the United Nations in Liberia celebrated the International Day of Peace on 21st September, 2022 with a commitment to continue working with Liberia for the promotion...

President Akufo-Addo rallies support for global action against terrorism at UN 

By Rebecca Ekpe President Akufo-Addo speaking at the 77th Session Of The United Nations’ General Assembly in New York has described the current terrorist threats and political destabilization on the African Continent as a global issue that needs urgent global...

ECOWAS condemns violence in parts of Sierra Leone as curfew is imposed

Leaders of the West African regional bloc ECOWAS have condemned the violence that erupted in various parts of Sierra Leone on Wednesday. Sierra Leoneans have been rallying against the high cost of living, corruption and police brutality. There are demands for...

Guinea-Bissau’s President Embaló elected ECOWAS Chairman

By: Bright NtramahThe President of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embaló, has been elected as ECOWAS Chairman. He takes over from President Nana Akufo-Addo who has served for two terms since 2020. This was announced at the end of the 61st ordinary...

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CHARJ: Stakeholders discuss Amendment Bill on preventing torture

By Justine Mensah A stakeholder engagement to amend Act 485, which establishes the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice,...

Your Business Activities could worsen Climate Change- EPA Ghana Boss

By Oforiwa Darko Business activities could possibly cause direct environmental impact when carried out within host communities and indirect environmental impact through supply chains. Experts also...

New ways of power generation take center stage at 2022 Women in Energy Conference in Accra

By Dominic Hlodzi and Mabel Annang For a successful clean energy transition, gender diversity and the broad participation of women in the energy sector are...

Manhyia Hospital Incidence; Alex Opoku Apologises

By Emmanuel Oti Acheampong Mr. Alex Opoku Mensah, the Ashanti Regional Director for the National Service Secretariat, has taken to his Facebook page to apologize...

The Good And Bad Of “Gold For Oil” Policy Depends On Implementation Frame Work- Energy Analyst

By: John Guamah Energy Analyst, Benjamin Nsiah has asserted that the feasibility of government's "Gold for Oil" policy statement depends on the implementation frameworks. The batar...