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Trade expert tasks ECOWAS on border laws, policies

Dr Ken Ukaoha, a trade and economic development advocate, has urged ECOWAS to ensure that trade and border related laws and policies within West Africa...
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IFDC, EBID sign pact to boost agriculture in West Africa

The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) for the improvement...
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António Guterres pledges deeper AU-UN cooperation to advance peace, security

The United Nations has reaffirmed its commitment to deepen cooperation with the African Union to advance peace, security and development in the continent. UN Secretary-General...

NBS: Nigeria’s foreign trade bill stands at N23.2 trillion

The total value of Nigeria’s merchandise trade from January to date is to N23.2 trillion, while trade in the third quarter of 2020 (Q3 2020)...

Algeria seeks improved multilateral ties with ECOWAS

Algeria says it is seeking to strengthen economic, trade, political, diplomatic, and security relations with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Algeria’s Minister...

ECOWAS Parliament to foster closer relations with National Assemblies – Speaker

The Speaker of ECOWAS Parliament, Sidie Tunis, has said that there is a urgent need to build closer relationship between the sub-regional Parliament and the...

Burkina opposition candidate alleges ‘massive fraud’ ahead of Sunday vote

Burkina Faso opposition candidate Zephirin Diabre said President Roch Kabore is orchestrating a “massive fraud” to secure re-election in Sunday’s presidential vote, and that he...

Speaker: ECOWAS parliament will back states on e-learning

The ECOWAS Parliament has expressed its readiness to support Member States in implementing e-learning in the various countries, using Information Communication Technology (ICT). Parliament’s Speaker...

2012 coup: ECOWAS court orders release of 12 ex-Malian soldiers

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the immediate release of 12 former soldiers belonging to the National Committee for the Recovery of Democracy and...