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Military junta rejects ECOWAS’ demand to let Conde leave Guinea

Guinea’s military junta said on Friday it would not bow to regional pressure and allow President Alpha Conde, detained since his overthrow...

ECOWAS puts travel ban on Guinea coup makers

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has given the military rulers in Guinea six months to return the country to...

ECOWAS Summit: Akufo-Addo calls for durable solutions to Guinea crisis

President Nana Akufo-Addo has called on member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to agree on a durable...

ECOWAS summit: Ceremonial roads in Accra to be closed on this date…

The Ghana Police Service has announced that parts of the Liberation and Independence Roads in Accra will experience a temporal disruption of...
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ECOWAS suspends Guinea after coup

The Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has suspended Guinea from all...

Ghana hosts maiden ECOWAS committee meeting

Ghana will host the maiden delocalised committee meeting of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament at Winneba, Central Region,...

ECOWAS Court stops Nigeria from prosecuting people using Twitter

The Nigerian government has been ordered by the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja not to prosecute people for using Twitter while it...

Akufo-Addo to serve 2nd term as ECOWAS chair

President Nana Akufo-Addo has been re-elected as Chairman by the Authority of Heads of States and Government of the Economic Community of...

Member States of ECOWAS announce timelines for ECO currency implementation

Member States of the Economic Committee of West African States, (ECOWAS) have fixed 2027 for full implementation of a single currency, ECO.

Full text: Akufo-Addo’s speech at opening of 59 Ordinary Session of ECOWAS

I welcome Your Excellencies to your second home, Accra, Ghana’s capital, for the 59th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State...

59th ECOWAS Ordinary Summit comes off in Accra

Ghana will from Tuesday, June 15 to Saturday, June 19, 2021, host the 59th Ordinary Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads...

Fight against terrorism a collective one; ECOWAS will assist Burkina Faso – Akufo-Addo

The Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of States and government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Nana Addo...
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Mali suspended from ECOWAS

The leadership of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has, with immediate effect, suspended Mali. This is...

Akufo-Addo charges ECOWAS leaders to be resolute in bringing peace to Mali

President Nana Akufo-Addo has charged leaders from across the ECOWAS sub-region, who are meeting in Accra, to be unyielding in ensuring that...

Atta-Mills Institute joins ECOWAS for observer mission in Benin

The Atta-Mills Institute (AMI) for Civic Education and Public Policy Advocacy has, once again, been invited by ECOWAS to join a Team...
Bad Governance Destroying ECOWAS' Potentials - Okyenhene

Bad governance destroying ECOWAS’ potentials – Okyenhene

The Okyenhene, Osaagyefuo Amoatia Ofori-Panin, says despite the vast opportunities available to make countries in West Africa harness their potentials, bad governance...
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Akufo-Addo re-elected ECOWAS Chair

Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been re-elected Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic...
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ECOWAS caps covid-19 PCR test for nationals at $50

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State have capped the cost of PCR test for COVID-19 for nationals within...
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Akufo-Addo’s speech at the 58th ECOWAS Ordinary Session

Opening Statement By The President Of The Republic Of Ghana, And Chair Of The ECOWAS Authority, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, At The...
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#EndSARS protest: ECOWAS reacts to police brutality in Nigeria

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has reacted to the violence visited on citizens demonstrating against police brutality in Nigeria.
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ECOWAS Chair Akufo-Addo reacts to #EndSARS protest in Nigeria

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has finally added his voice to the ongoing #EndSARS protest in Nigeria, which resulted in many deaths...
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Former ECOWAS member reported dead

Bashir Mamman IFO, the immediate past President of the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID), passed on in Lomé on October...
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Pressure mounts on ECOWAS chair Akufo-Addo to speak on violence in Nigeria

Pressure is mounting on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to speak out on the ongoing protests in Nigeria after protesters were reportedly...

Call Buhari to order over SARS – Afaglo appeals to ECOWAS Chairman

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Marrer Ghana Limited and Sustgad Boat Building and Fishing Industry, Novihoho Afaglo, has called on the...

Ghana hosts meeting of ECOWAS member States to review, validate Youth Strategic Action Plan

Ghana is hosting members of the Economic Community of West African States, (ECOWAS), experts and stakeholders to review and validate the Youth...

Let’s build united, prosperous, stable and secure economic community – Akufo-Addo tasks ECOWAS leaders

President Nana Akufo-Addo has tasked the president, commissioners and staff of the ECOWAS Commission to work to continue to work to build...
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ECOWAS gives Mali 12-month ultimatum to hold polls

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has given Mali up to 12 months to organise an election after the previous...
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CAF President congratulates Akufo-Addo on ECOWAS appointment

President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, has extended his congratulations to H.E. Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the...
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Mali coup: ECOWAS orders handover to civilian rule in days or risk sanctions

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has hinted at a possible return of the Malian government to civilian rule in...
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ECOWAS stands by civilian-led transition team in Mali – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday said ECOWAS has reaffirmed its position that a civilian leadership should be in charge of...

Heads of States arrive for ECOWAS meeting [Photos]

Heads of the various West African Countries have arrived for the scheduled September 15 Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) meeting...

Bawumia congratulates Akufo-Addo for Ecowas post

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has congratulated his “boss” Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his selection as the new Chairman of the...
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France gives ECOWAS $58 million loan

A €50 million ($58,613,000) loan agreement has been signed between the French Development Agency (AFD) and the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and...
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ECOWAS demands release of Mali opposition leader

West African presidents have demanded the release of one of Mali’s opposition leaders, Soumaila Cissé.He was kidnapped by an unknown group just...

Lets create country-specific COVID-19 measures and not copy blindly – Akufo-Addo to ECOWAS

President Nana Akufo-Addo has underscored the need for African States to use home-grown solutions to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
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ECOWAS to establish National early warning and response centre in Ghana

The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will establish a National Early Warning and Response Centre in Accra,...
The Nigerian government began closing its borders in August 2019

Nigeria border closure: ECOWAS must intervene – Consumer expert

Country Director of Consumer Unity and Trust Society, Appiah Kusi Adomako, is calling on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)...

Nigeria has taught Ghana how to defy ECOWAS protocols – GUTA

Since late August 2019, Nigeria has closed three of her borders -Seme-Krake, Igolo and Idiroko. According to President Buhari,...

ECOWAS court throws out Justice Dery, others over Anas bribes

The Community Court of the Economic...

Charlotte Osei gets ECOWAS job