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Nigerian women possess leadership traits needed to drive the nation into prosperity, and to achieve this, they must be given the opportunity, the European Union Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS said in Abuja on Thursday, March 23.
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ECOWAS Parliament Summit discusses methods to curb irregular migration
6 Jan 2020
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has endorsed the candidacy of African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina for a second term at the helm of the institution.
13 Feb 2020
Journalist, Charles Ideho shares his thoughts on the $1bn pledge made by ECOWAS in tackling terrorism in the sub-region and the Sahel, says it is coming too late by his estimation.
19 Feb 2020
Heads of State from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have agreed to set up a committee to study and make a full report on the impact of Nigeria’s land border closure with her neighbours. Nigeria had closed its borders in August 2019. The government says the decision seeks to curb smuggling among others. But was this move the right call? Joining CNBC Africa for more is Paul Alaje, Senior Economist at SPM Professionals.
23 Feb 2020
Moody’s Investors Service says debt burdens have risen across ECOWAS member states raising concerns over debt sustainability in the region. Lucie Villa, Vice President and Sovereign Analyst at Moody’s joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss the debt concerns in West Africa.
22 Jun 2020
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22 Jul 2020
The deadlock continues in Mali between the government and the opposition as four leaders of neighbouring West African nations are set to arrive in Bamako later this week to pursue mediation attempts. This comes after recent protests that saw at least 11 people killed. Also, in Ivory Coast, the sudden death of PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly has left a major void in the political scene as he was set to run in presidential elections this year. Will Alassane Ouattara now stand for a third term? Finally, Nigerian superstar Tiwa Savage speaks to FRANCE 24.
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Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.
8 Oct 2020
West African bloc ECOWAS has lifted the sanctions that it had imposed on Mali after the military coup last August, this comes after several of the bloc's demands were met. Also, as the rainy season begins to set in across the DR Congo, our team in the country has more on how authorities and residents are trying to prevent a repeat of last year's tragic flooding. And French lawmakers are examining a bill on whether to return stolen artifacts to Benin and Senegal.
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Benue Gov. writes President Buhari, calls for review of ECOWAS protocol
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