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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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US estimates ÂŁ1.4 billion bill to remove Huawei, ZTE gear

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US rural telecommunications companies that rely on federal subsidies would have to spend at least $1.837 billion ($1.4bn) to remove and replace equipment from Huawei...
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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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Coup: Mali suspended from international Francophone organisation

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The international community increased pressure on the military junta that has seized power in Mali, as the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie suspended the nation...
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Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

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Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a...
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West Africa’s BCEAO central bank reopens in Mali for first time since coup

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The regional branch of West Africa’s BCEAO central bank has reopened in Mali for the first time since a military coup last week, Hamadoun Ba,...
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Britain inflation jumps in July

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British inflation jumped unexpectedly last month to its highest rate since March, pushed up by clothing retailers refraining from their usual summer discounts. This is...
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Gambia’s health system near collapse amid pandemic

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The Gambia has seen over a 70% rise in coronavirus cases last week, and its health sector is crumbling under the weight of the deadly...
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Nigerian government will use part of N2.3 trillion ESP stimulus as buyer of last resort

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The Federal Government will use part of the N2.3 trillion stimulus package to purchase locally produced items as buyer of last resort in line with...