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West African states readying for Gambia intervention

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Nigerian and other West African countries are preparing a joint force to intervene militarily in Gambia if President Yahya Jammeh does not...

South Africa welcomes ECOWAS involvement in The Gambia

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South Africa's Department of International Relations and Co-operation (Dirco) this week said it supported mediation efforts by ECOWAS (Economic Community of West...

West African leaders to take ‘major decision’ on Gambia

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West African leaders will take a "major decision" on the political impasse in Gambia at a meeting in Ghana, a spokesman for...

ISS: How ECOWAS has got peacebuilding right

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been at the forefront of West African peace and security efforts. This has...

West Africa’s ECOWAS extends mission in crisis-hit Guinea-Bissau

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West Africa's ECOWAS regional bloc on Saturday extended a security force in Guinea-Bissau into 2016 to help protect state institutions amid a...

South African Cabinet welcomes ASF

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Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, has welcomed an AU Summit resolution on behalf of Cabinet to establish "a united and functioning...

ISS: A huge step forward in tackling piracy in the Gulf...

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Today, 13 March, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission will inaugurate the multinational maritime coordination centre (MMCC) for a...

Mali to meet northern Tuareg rebels in Algiers on July 16

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Mali government officials will meet northern Tuareg separatist rebels in Algiers on July 16, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Tuesday,...

16 countries train, familiarize, partner during Western Accord 2014

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In partnership with Senegal and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), U.S. Army Africa conducted U.S. Africa Command's Exercise Western...

Clean bill of health for Guinea-Bissau vote

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Observers from the West African regional bloc ECOWAS said Guinea-Bissau's weekend election was free and fair and called on international donors to...

ISS: Nigeria pulls out of MINUSMA: Protest or prioritisation of domestic...

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During the 43rd ordinary session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States...

ECCAS and ECOWAS take steps to improve maritime security

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Nations from the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have signed an agreement...

W.Africa bloc orders Mali rebels to end attacks

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West African regional group ECOWAS ordered Tuareg rebels to end hostilities against the Malian authorities and to give up the territories they...

W.Africa bloc cites intimidation before Gambia vote

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West African regional group ECOWAS said it would not send observers to Gambia's presidential election after its fact-finding mission found signs of...

Ignore fears, boycott call and vote: Liberia’s Sirleaf

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Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf urged voters to ignore a poll boycott called for by her rival, saying the move was illegal and...

West African bank in talks to raise US$1.5 bln from China

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West African ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) is in talks to raise US$1.5 billion from Chinese banks to finance projects...

UN urged to boost Liberia-Ivory Coast border monitoring

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West African leaders urged the United Nations and regional grouping ECOWAS to step up monitoring of the Liberia-Ivory Coast border after signs...

Nigeria commends EU reform of border posts

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Nigeria's Foreign Affairs Minister, Odein Ajumogobia, says the European Union (EU) proposed reform of border posts of five of the 15 member...

S Leone sets up body to clamp down on illicit arms:...

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Sierra Leone has set up an arms commission to control the illicit circulation of weapons in the hope of preventing the kind...

Frustration growing over West African governance

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Crippling poverty and rising corruption are feeding a growing public frustration over West Africa's political leadership, the top UN representative to the...

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