Economic Community of W. African States

Type: Organization
Name: Economic Community of W. African States
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ECOWAS Central Banks Seek Uniform Computation of Bad Loans

Banks within the West African sub-region will soon have a uniform format for computing bad loans.This was part of the decision taken at the meeting of the Committee of central bank Governors under ... ... [Published Big News Network - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

ECOWAS, publisher lament killings

The President of   ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Kadré Ouédraogo, has condoled with President Goodluck Jonathan, bereaved families and Nigerians over Monday’s  bomb blast.This is contained in a statement issued by Mr. Sunny Ugoh, its Acting Director of Communication, ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 12 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 6 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Ghanaian stakeholders bare teeth at forum on EPA

(Special for CAFS) Ghanaian stakeholders bare teeth at forum on EPAContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.ACCRA, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Sharp differences emerged between officials of the government of Ghana and other stakeholders at a forum Thursday to firm up the ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 13 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

EPAs might do the trick for ECOWAS’ industrialisation – Hanna Tetteh

Today - 16:27 GMTBusiness News of Thursday, 17 April 2014Source: radioxyzonline.comGhana’s foreign affairs minister Hanna Tetteh says signing onto the Economic Partnership Agreement might do the trick for industrialising the ECOWAS sub region, since according ... [Published Ein News - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Bomb Blast: ECOWAS Commission Condoles with FG, Bereaved Families

President of ECOWAS Commission, Kadré Ouédraogo, has condoled with President Goodluck Jonathan, bereaved families and Nigerians over Monday’s bomb blast at Nyanya Motor Park in Abuja.This is contained in a statement issued by Sunny Ugoh, its Acting Director ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

West Africa: INEC Offers Assistance to AU, ECOWAS

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it would soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on technical assistance to the two continental ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

On "South-South" migration

Moving sidewaysEven slim increases in potential income draw immigrants from one poor country to anotherSince 1990 more than a million people have travelled between Burkina Faso and Côte d'Ivoire, making it Africa's busiest migrant route, according to ... [Published Politicsweb - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

From Violence to Economic Hub

West Africa is moving beyond its violent past to focus on regional economic integration, seeking to become the continent's economic powerhouse, Liberia's finance minister said this week. Finance Minister Amara Konneh also said he was worried about the ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Ghana Assumes ECOWAS Chair At UN

Ghana’s Permanent Ambassador to the United Nations, Ken Kanda today, (April 15, 2014), assumed chairmanship of the ECOWAS group at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.It followed the election of Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama as the ECOWAS ... [Published Peace FM - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 7 reports

TUC To Meet Over EPA

Kofi Asamoah, TUC BossThe Trade Union Congress (TUC) executives will meet on Thursday to take a final decision over their next line of action following government’s insistence on signing on to the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European ... [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ecowas Police Meeting Tackles International Crime

- 18:09 GMTAbuja — POLICE chiefs from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are expected to meet in Bamako, Mali this week to discuss strategies for strengthening the region's capacity to combat transnational crime.According to a statement ... [Published Ein News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Ecowas clears Guinea-Bissau poll as free and fair

As the ballot count continues after Guinea-Bissau's presidential and legislative polls, Ecowas’ Election Observation Mission (EOM) has said the entire process is "so far peaceful, free, fair and transparent’’.An Ecowas statement on Tuesday in Abuja said ... [Published Africa Review - Apr 16 2014]

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She told the gathering that as Chair of the African Peer Review Mechanism, he was instrumental in the acceptability of the initiative. "He remains one of the finest sons of Africa's soil in terms of his intellect and his love for Africa; what he started must continue" she said
` "`The commission wishes to assure the government and good people of Nigeria that the entire community stands with them in solidarity in this difficult moment,’’ it stated."
...The CSOs said "the decision to convene the National Conference was not an act of gratuitous charity on the part of a benevolent regime; but that it is rather a concession wrested from the hesitant hands of a regime facing increasing isolation and reduced popular acceptance." The timing of the conference was viewed by many saw as unsuitable and convened to satisfy a divisive agenda, coming on the heel of a hotly divisive centenary...
"This is real financial engineering that has been exposed, with frontmen and complex structures. We discovered key sectors of the economy held by offshore companies based in Panama, the BritishBritish Virgin Islands and Luxembourg" prosecutor Antoine Diome said

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ECOWAS Central Banks Seek Uniform Computation o... [Published Big News Network - 1 hour ago]
Call for articles: Africa and its diaspora in m... [Published Pambazuka News - 8 hours ago]
Bombed Nyanya park to be relocated [Published Nigerian Tribune - 10 hours ago]
ECOWAS, publisher lament killings [Published Nigeria Punch - 12 hours ago]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Ghanaian stakeholde... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 13 hours ago]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Ghana to observe bo... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 13 hours ago]
Gyude Bryant Dead [Published New Democrat - 15 hours ago]
Ghana to be guided by collective position of EC... [Published Ghana News Agency - 16 hours ago]
African Currency Unit: An urgent question in th... [Published Pambazuka News - 16 hours ago]
EPAs might do the trick for ECOWAS’ industriali... [Published Ein News - 16 hours ago]
Coalition on Mining questions Dr. Aubynn’s appo... [Published Modern Ghana - 19 hours ago]
Bomb Blast: ECOWAS Commission Condoles with FG,... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - 19 hours ago]
EPAs might do the trick for ECOWAS’ industriali... [Published GhanaHomePage - 20 hours ago]
National Conference - What 20 Standing Committe... [Published Individual.com - 20 hours ago]
That Conference and Our Future (II) [opinion] [Published Individual.com - 21 hours ago]
Senegal ex-president's son to be tried for corr... [Published Asiaone - 21 hours ago]
NIGERIA: April 30 Deadline for Residence Card A... [Published Expatica France - 22 hours ago]
EU isn’t imposing EPA on us – Hannah Tetteh [Published GhanaHomePage - 22 hours ago]
Senegal ex-president's son to be tried for corr... [Published Yahoo! News - 22 hours ago]
West Africa: INEC Offers Assistance to AU, ECOWAS [Published AllAfrica.com - 22 hours ago]
Ghana Shouldn’t Be Intimidated To Signing EPA -AGI [Published Peace FM - 22 hours ago]
EPA will stifle Ghana’s economy [Published Spy Ghana - 22 hours ago]
Nigeria INEC Denies Suspending Constituency Del... [Published Spy Ghana - 23 hours ago]
Anti-Slavery anniversary: 175 years of campaign... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
Government to undertake impact assessment of in... [Published Graphic Ghana - Apr 17 2014]
On "South-South" migration [Published Politicsweb - Apr 17 2014]
Minister Sues for U.S.$20 Million [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Commission to sign technical support MoU with ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 17 2014]
Ghana Assumes ECOWAS Chair At UN [Published Peace FM - Apr 17 2014]
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Guinea-Bissau: Experts hail strong turnout in G... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Guinea-Bissau 04/14/2014 19:30 GMT by Stephane Barbier BISSAU, April 14, 2014 (AFP) - Almost three-quarters of Guinea-Bissau's eligible voters turned out for watershed elections called to turn the page on years of ...
Liberia: Health workers protest appalling worki... [Published H5N1 - Apr 14 2014]
Via FrontPageAfrica Online: FrontPageAfrica - Liberia Health Workers Protest Appalling Working Conditions. Excerpt:Monrovia - Health workers in Liberia are protesting appalling working conditions, including the lack of protective gears for medical practitioners ...
New Game Plan Against Epidemics and Access to Q... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 12 2014]
Monrovia, Liberia, April 12, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Declaring open the 15th Ordinary Meeting of the Assembly of Health Ministers of ECOWAS at the City Hall, the President of the Republic of Liberia, Her Excellency, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, told participants ...
Guinea-Bissau: Back to the ballot-box - Guinea-... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 11 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Guinea-Bissau BISSAU, 11 April 2014 (IRIN) - Guinea-Bissau observers doubt that the long-delayed post-coup presidential election set for 13 April will be sufficient to jolt the country back to stability. But there are hopes that the ...
Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone launches weapons mar... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 10 2014]
Source: Action on Armed ViolenceCountry: Sierra Leone By Liana Tepperman Last week marked the launch of the Sierra Leone Weapons Marking and Computerisation Programme, which is managed by the Sierra Leone National Commission on Small Arms (SLeNCSA) and ...
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