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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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Presidential elections in Ghana, others top agenda at ECOWAS meeting

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The 44th Ordinary Meeting of the Mediation and Security Council of the Economic Community of West African States has called attention to the ongoing insurgency...
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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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Attacks on Nigerians: Ghana’s president assures ceasefire – Speaker Gbajabiamila

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The President of Ghana, Prof. Nana Akufo Ado has assured the Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila that his government will review...
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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 junta postpones transfer of powers meeting as cracks emerge

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Mali’s military junta on Saturday postponed the first meeting on the transfer of power after rising tensions with the group that sparked the August 18...
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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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Malians: Nothing has changed after coup

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More than a week has elapsed since rebel soldiers toppled Mali’s president, sending shockwaves around West Africa and in France, its staunch ally. But in...