Economic Community of W. African States

Type: Organization
Name: Economic Community of W. African States
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 2 reports

ECOWAS seeks fresh approach to tackle Ebola

A Nigerian health worker in Ebola protective gearThe President of the ECOWAS Commission, Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, has called for a fresh approach to deal with the spread of the Ebola disease.In line with this approach, he cautioned member states against ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 56 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Why Nigeria is Not a Beneficiary of EU’s N768m Small Arms Mopping Project

Ambassador Emmanuel ImoheBy Dele Ogbodo in AbujaThe Chairman, Presidential Committee on Small Arms and Light weapons (SALW), Ambassador Emmanuel Imohe, has said Nigeria is not one of the six members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), ... [Published This Day Online - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

God Gave Us A Second Chance – Ebola Survivors

All over the world, career choice has its own consequences. While some want to be lawyers, Journalists, engineers or even soldiers, others choose the medical profession. In this report, survivors of Ebola Virus Disease in Lagos recount their ordeals. ... [Published Leadership - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

Ebola: Over 240 health workers infected – ECOWAS

The late Adadevoh• As friends seek posthumous award for Adadevoh  • More states defer school resumptionNo fewer than 240 health workers across West Africa have contracted the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), with more than half of them losing their lives to ... [Published Daily Newswatch - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Prez Donated 3000 Tons Of Made In Ghana Products To Ebola Countries –Sam George

Sam George, an NDC communicator says the Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, President Mahama must be extolled for his brave resolve to visit the three Ebola plagued countries.“We must overwhelmingly salute his Excellency President ... [Published Radio Gold 90.5 - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

New plans for Lake Chad unveiled

The Economic Community of West African states, ECOWAS, is to speed up action for the realization of what the regional body calls ECOWAS Sahel Strategy.Under the development plan, ECOWAS intention is to specifically ensure that the once booming economic ... [Published Voice of Nigeria - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

MoTI Asks Non-Ghanaian retailers to leave markets

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has issued a 30-day ultimatum to non-Ghanaians in retail trade to leave 48 markets across the country where they mostly operate.In a public notice issued on Friday, the ministry stated that, “notwithstanding numerous ... [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 5 reports

Ecowas and Common Currency

Today - 12:43 GMTThe idea of a monetary union across West Africa is for now a fantasy, because the implementation is bound to be problematic The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has in recent years designed many programmes meant to aggregate ... [Published Ein News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 6 reports

U.S, ECOWAS sign security pact

(ABUJA)The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed agreement on countering violent extremism and promoting  trade activities in the sub-region.The revised agreement was signed ... [Published Daily Sun - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Liberia pushes ahead with bid round

Poised to offer four offshore oil blocks in a new licensing round, Liberia is courting investment from the Economic Community Of West African States companies, using an incentive that targets regional upstream operators.The ‘Local Content Participation’ ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 3 reports

Ebola virus: ECOWAS Chair Mahama to visit main Ebola-hit countries

Accra, Ghana - The chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama, was billed to visit Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the three countries in the sub-region that have been badly affected by ... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 7 reports

EBOLA: ECOWAS warns against border closure

16-09-2014ECOWAS has appealed to its international partners to contribute to the regional solidarity fund which has been set up to combat the spread of the Ebola disease.At the opening of the 10th edition of ECOWAS Development partner’s Annual coordination ... [Published Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria - Sep 16 2014]

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He is also expected to host and chair a meeting on Energy Efficiency before travelling to the United Arab Emirates to attend "Africa Global Forum” in Dubai, on October 1."
` "`At first our response was slow, yes we started late, because it was unexpected, and we lacked experience; but now, we are on track and information about the virus is available,’’ he said."
He also appealed to parents not to send their sick children to school, adding, "The regulation of schools will be more rigorous this time around. We acknowledge the reality that we are in an emergency situation right now. But we will do all that is needful to contain the spread of Ebola in Rivers State. “"

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The natural law of languages: Use it—or lose i... [Published Business Day Nigeria - 23 hours ago]
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Audrey Hepburn's granddaughter to make runway d... [Published African Entertainer - Sep 21 2014]
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Nigeria targets 2,483mw from renewable energy b... [Published SweetCrude Reports - Sep 20 2014]
Global Witness blasts Liberia oil block sale in... [Published SweetCrude Reports - Sep 20 2014]
ECOWAS commends Nigerian Govt on Ebola [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Sep 20 2014]
Prez Donated 3000 Tons Of Made In Ghana Product... [Published Radio Gold 90.5 - Sep 20 2014]
ECOWAS commends Nigeria for containing Ebola [Published Voice of Nigeria - Sep 20 2014]
New plans for Lake Chad unveiled [Published Voice of Nigeria - Sep 20 2014]
MoTI Asks Non-Ghanaian retailers to leave markets [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 20 2014]
Rivers schools to resume Oct 6 [Published The Nation Nigeria - Sep 20 2014]
Rivers Sets Oct. 6 Date for Schools Resumption [Published This Day Online - Sep 20 2014]
Ebola: Fears, Anxiety As Schools Resume [Published Leadership - Sep 20 2014]
On, never in, the continent [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 20 2014]
Rivers Fixes Oct 6 As Resumption Date For Schools [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 19 2014]
Ministry awaits FEC approval for draft road sec... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 19 2014]
UNICEF seeks help for Liberia, others over Ebola [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 19 2014]
GERMAN LEGISLATOR: WHAT AFRICAN NATION-STATES M... [Published Business Times Online Tanzania - Sep 19 2014]
UN seeks support for Liberia, others over Ebola [Published Nigeria Punch - Sep 19 2014]
HRW: Belgium/Liberia: War Crimes Arrest Major S... [Published Impunity Watch - Sep 19 2014]
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HRW: Belgium/Liberia: War Crimes Arrest Major S... [Published Impunity Watch - Sep 19 2014]
First Indictment for Atrocities During Liberia’s 1989-96 War  (Brussels, September 19, 2014) – The Belgian authorities’ arrest of a Liberian for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity during  Liberia ’s first civil war is a major advance for ...
Liberia: Belgium/Liberia: War Crimes Arrest Maj... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 19 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Liberia First Indictment for Atrocities During Liberia’s 1989-96 War (Brussels, September 19, 2014) – The Belgian authorities’ arrest of a Liberian for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity during Liberia’s ...
Sierra Leone president assures end of Ebola is ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 19 2014]
Via Politico SL News, a report by Umaru Fofana: Sierra Leone president assures end of Ebola is near. Excerpt:Weeks after excoriating the international community for what he said was their poor response to the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, President ...
Liberia: With Spread of Ebola Outpacing Respons... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 19 2014]
Source: UN Security CouncilCountry: Botswana, Canada, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Israel, Italy, Japan, Liberia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Turkey SC/11566 Security Council7268th ...
Mali: 2014-2015 Agricultural and food prospects... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 18 2014]
Source: Famine Early Warning System Network, World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal An agropastoral season with heterogeneous ...
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