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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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Nigeria could lose $600 million to imported meters

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File Photo Nigeria may lose over $600 million to capital flight in favour of China in addition to hurting the local content pursuit with the...
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Mali: Military opens talks on transition to civilian rule

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Mali’s military junta will hold meetings on Saturday to discuss its promised transition to civilian rule after mounting pressure from neighbours to yield power in...
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Speaker Gbajabiamila arrives in Ghana

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has arrived in Ghana in a bid to resolving the issues arising from the $1m levy...
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Expert lauds President Buhari for granting waiver on prepaid meters import levy

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An Electricity expert, Mr Mohammed Idris on Monday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for granting a one-year waiver on import levy on prepaid electricity meters. Idris...
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Mali protest movement proposes two-year transition to civilian rule

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The protest coalition that campaigned against former Mali president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has proposed that the military junta that ousted him organise a transition to...
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ECOWAS, Mali military agree on transition programme

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Malian military junta have reached an agreement on the transition programme. The military junta, which...
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Mali’s neighbours tell junta to transfer power to transitional government

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Mali’s West African neighbours on Friday told the military junta which seized control 10 days ago that it must transfer power to a civilian-led transitional...
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Nigeria: ECOWAS agrees Mali’s transitional government to last only one year

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Mali’s West African neighbours have agreed the country’s transitional government must be lead by civilian and last no longer than 12 months, Nigeria’s presidency said...