Home Search

ECOWAS - search results

If you're not happy with the results, please do another search

ECOWAS says it is implementing reforms to address unconstitutional changes of governments

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says that it is taking several steps to address the growing trend of unconstitutional...

ECOWAS Commission keeps close-eyes on Senegal presidential elections

The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it is monitoring the electoral processes of its Member State,...

Consultative Competition Committee of ECOWAS Regional Competition Authority (ERCA) met in Abuja

Consultative Competition Committee of ERCA met in Abuja to review the draft Cooperation Agreement between ECOWAS and bodies in charge of competition...

ECOWAS holds emergency session over Senegal crisis and member exits

West African foreign ministers are holding emergency talks on Thursday in Nigeria’s capital Abuja to discuss the political crisis in Senegal and...

ECOWAS lacks an understanding of the shifting forces in sub-region – Prof Aning

The Director of Academic Affairs and Research at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, Professor Kwesi Aning, has what he believes...

Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali to decide fate of Ghanaian traders following ECOWAS ‘exit’

There’s a looming diplomatic row as Burkina Faso’s Military leader Ibrahim Traoré has disclosed that his country will consult Mali and Niger...

Akufo-Addo reacts to Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger’s exit from ECOWAS

President Akufo-Addo has expressed his disappointment over the unfortunate choice made by Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso to withdraw from the Economic...
law

Court dismisses case by former ECOWAS commission employee

The ECOWAS Court has dismissed a case filed by a former employee of the ECOWAS Commission on the ground that she filed...
ecowas

Kwesi Aning: Balancing the ECOWAS tightrope: Between democracy and security

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has since its establishment in 1975 acted as a norm entrepreneur, with democracy promotion...

GUTA fears supply chain disruption as Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger leave ECOWAS

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) is expressing concerns that their supply chain within West Africa may be disrupted soon.

ECOWAS reacts to exit of three member states

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has reacted to news of the exit of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger from...

Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso withdraw from ECOWAS

Three military-led West African nations have announced their immediate withdrawal from regional bloc ECOWAS, accusing the body of becoming a threat to its...
ecowas

More than 100 judgements not enforced – ECOWAS Court

Approximately 131 judgements out of over 400 judgements delivered by the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice (CCJ) have not been enforced.

Ablakwa accuses gov’t of concealing ECOWAS’s GHS2.4million for flood victims

Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has accused the Akufo-Addo-led government of concealing an amount of US$200,000.00 equivalent to...

ECOWAS officially suspends Niger over coup

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) regional bloc has suspended Niger's membership after the ruling military junta refused to reinstate...
ECOWAS and MFWA sign partnership agreement

ECOWAS and MFWA sign partnership agreement

On Tuesday, December 5, 2023, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) signed...

ECOWAS Commission reviews training policy for its Standby Force  

The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is reviewing the training Policy for its standby Force in order...

ECOWAS condemns disturbances in Sierra Leone

The Economic Community of West African states (ECOWAS) has condemned the disturbances in Sierra Leone, a member of the political bloc.

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) strengthens the capacity of Health Analysts of...

The Early Warning Directorate of the ECOWAS Commission, in collaboration with the West African Health Organization (WAHO), has concluded a four (4)...

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission trains West African diplomats on cyber...

The ECOWAS Commission, in collaboration with the German Federal Foreign Office, the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and the Diplo Foundation,...

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) towards economic resilience: ECOWAS Small and Medium...

The ECOWAS Commission, in partnership with the Nigeria Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASME), successfully organized the ECOWAS SME Partnership Conference...

Assist ECOWAS with resources in terror fight, as you do for Ukraine – Akufo-Addo...

President Nana Akufo-Addo has called on leaders of the global community to put into full effect the provisions of Chapters Seven and...

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) launches a sensitization campaign for women on...

The ECOWAS Commission, through its Directorates of Trade, Customs Union&Taxation, and Free Movement of Persons&Migration, along with the ECOWAS Gender Development Centre,...

Coup plotters forming alliance to defend themselves against ECOWAS

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has observed the rise of an alliance of coup plotters preparing to defend themselves...

Let’s deepen democracy, good governance to attract investments — ECOWAS Bank

The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has called for a deepening of democracy and good governance in the West Africa...

Democracy in West Africa in danger – Akufo-Addo tells ECOWAS Parliament

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged members of the Parliament of ECOWAS to find solutions to the emerging re-militarisation of governance.

Catholic Bishops’ Conference speaks on ECOWAS’ military intervention in Niger

The Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference has unequivocally denounced ECOWAS’ intention to deploy military forces to Niger to restore constitutional democracy following a...

Interior Ministry strengthens operational protocols at borders as insecurity heightens within ECOWAS

The Interior Ministry says security operational protocols are constantly being strengthened, especially along the borders, to address heightened insecurity within West Africa.

ECOWAS rejects Niger junta’s proposed 3-year delay for elections

West Africa’s main regional bloc, ECOWAS, has rejected a proposal by Niger’s military junta to hold elections within three years, extending a...

52% of citizens opposed to Ghanaian soldiers joining ECOWAS’ troops to Niger – Research

Some 52% of Ghanaians say they are not in support of any decision by the government to send Ghanaian soldiers to Niger...

Niger coup: TUC condemns ECOWAS’ resolve to deploy force to Niger 

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has condemned the resolve of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to deploy a Standby Force to...

Niger: ECOWAS military intervention will not happen – Prof Aning

The Director of the Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) says ECOWAS’ military...

Niger: We’re not going to engage in endless dialogues – ECOWAS

The ECOWAS Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security, Abdel-Fatau Musah, says the regional body is not ready to engage in endless...
Professor-Ransford-Gyampo (Facebook)

Ransford Gyampo: My take on the possible deployment of ECOWAS Troops to Niger

Coups are bad and there is no justification whatsoever for it. In the view of Plato, soldiers have no business governing a...
The Chiefs of Defence Staff from ECOWAS countries attending the Extraordinary Meeting of the ECOWAS Committee of Chiefs of Defence Staff at the Burma Camp, Accra, Ghana, 17 August 2023. The meeting is deliberating on the political situation in the Republic of Niger. EPA-EFE/CHRISTIAN THOMPSON

We’re going to Niger with our own resources – ECOWAS

The Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and Security of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Abdel-Fatau Musah, says the Community...
The Chiefs of Defence Staff from ECOWAS countries attending the Extraordinary Meeting of the ECOWAS Committee of Chiefs of Defence Staff at the Burma Camp, Accra, Ghana, 17 August 2023. The meeting is deliberating on the political situation in the Republic of Niger. EPA-EFE/CHRISTIAN THOMPSON

Frances Essiam, NDC woman clash over ECOWAS intervention in Niger coup

A member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Nana Akua Avle, has sent strong warning to the Akufo-Addo led government, urging them...

Niger coup: ECOWAS ready for military action – Commissioner

The Economic Community of West African States' (ECOWAS) military chiefs say they are ready for military action in Niger to restore democratic...

NPP applauds ECOWAS verdict; Agyapa Royalties deal legitimate

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Communications Director, Mr Richard Ahiagbah, has emphatically asserted the innocence of the government following the ECOWAS Community...

Niger: Foreigners’ safety would be at risk should ECOWAS employ military force – Seidu...

The President of the Ghanaian community in Niger, Seidu Abudu, has revealed that any plans ECOWAS has for using military intervention to...

ECOWAS army heads to meet in Accra today

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Committee of Army Heads will today, August 17, 2023, begin a meeting in Accra.
WhatsApp Icon