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ECOWAS: Mali military junta must name president by September 15

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The West African regional bloc ECOWAS called on Mali’s new military government that seized power last month to appoint a civilian to head a transition...
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Ghana president emerges new ECOWAS chairman

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The President of Ghana, Prof. Nana Akufo-Addo, has emerged as the new Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States. He was elected president...
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Akinwmi Adesina: Why I should be re-elected to lead AfDB for another five years

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African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina on Wednesday made a case for his re-election as head of the institution, saying that he wanted to fulfil...
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Ivory Coast president sees growth slowing to 1.8% in 2020

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Ivory Coast’s economic growth is expected to slow to 1.8% in 2020 from a projected 7.2% due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, President...
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Ivorian president to run for third term amid protests

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Cote d’Ivoire President, Alassane Ouattara, on Monday submitted his application to run for a third term after more protests by opponents. The protesters say the...
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West African delegation ‘very hopeful’ after meeting Mali junta

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A West African delegation visiting Mali to push for a speedy return to civilian rule following a coup said it was “very hopeful” on Saturday...
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Ivory Coast rejects Laurent Gbagbo’s presidential election bid

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Ivory Coast election authorities rejected appeals by former President Laurent Gbagbo and former rebel leader Guillaume Soro to be allowed to run in the country’s...
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Ivory Coast bars public protests until September

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Ivory Coast has banned all outdoor protests until 15 September, according to a statement Thursday issued after deadly clashes ahead of presidential elections in October....
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One dead in fresh Ivory Coast clashes over president’s re-election bid

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vAt least one person was killed in clashes in Ivory Coast on Saturday in the latest violence sparked by President Alassane Ouattara’s controversial decision to...
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Several dead in Ivory Coast over president’s third-term bid

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At least four people have been killed in clashes in Ivory Coast as hundreds took to the streets following President Alassane Ouattara’s decision to run...