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ECOWAS Commission President’s statement in the wake of the barbaric attack on the site of the Joint Operational Mechanism in Gao

ECOWAS Commission President’s statement in the wake of the barbaric attack on the site of the Joint Operational Mechanism in Gao Abuja, 18 January 2017. The ECOWAS Commission President, His Excellency Mr. Marcel A. de SOUZA, has learnt with outrage and great shock the Read on » » »

ECOWAS Statement on the bombing of the Rann refugee camp in North-eastern Nigeria

ECOWAS Statement The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was dismayed to learn about the bombing of the Rann refugee camp in North-eastern Nigeria, near the Cameroon border, causing the death of more than 100 people and leaving 120 wounded on Tuesday, 17 Read on » » »

President Sirleaf Congratulates ECOWAS as Regional Group Celebrate ECOWAS Human Rights Day; Receives Special Envoy from Chad

Monrovia, Liberia – Monday, January 16, 2017: The Chairperson of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has congratulated the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) for declaring January 16 – each year as ECOWAS Human Rights Read on » » »

ECOWAS Launches Human Capital and Travel Management Systems

  In continuation of its drive for best practices in the utilization of its human and capital resources, ECOWAS has launched the Human Capital Management (HCM) and Travel Management (AVM) systems on the 16th of January 2017. The Go Live of the modules would Read on » » »

CAMEROON :CAPA SUPPORTS ANGLOPHONE STRIKE CALLS FOR GHOST TOWN MONDAY 9th

Cameroon Parents Association (CAPA) supports on going strike.In the communique attached below CAPA says their children will stay home until those arrested in Kumba, Buea and Bamenda are released. . Please follow and like us:0 Read on » » »

Christmas Message By Her Excellency, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of States and Government of ECOWAS –         Fellow Liberians   As we celebrate yet another Christmas, we want to thank the Almighty God whose blessings and guidance have steered us through challenging moments. Our Read on » » »

President Sirleaf Leads High-level ECOWAS Delegation to The Gambia

(Monrovia, Liberia – Monday, December 12, 2016) The President of the Republic of Liberia and Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leads a High-level delegation of the Read on » » »

The Chairperson of ECOWAS Speaks on the Current Political Situation in The Gambia

(Monrovia, Liberia- Saturday, December 10, 2016): The President of the Republic of Liberia and Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed deep concern about current developments in the Islamic Republic of the Gambia. Referring Read on » » »

ECOWAS:Communique on the Outcome of The Ghanaian Elections (2016)

The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has taken note of the announcement of the final result by the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana, and the congratulatory phone call by the incumbent President, H.E. John Dramani Mahama, candidate Read on » » »

ECOWAS Ministers of Justice Endorse Supplementary Act on Enhancement of Powers of Parliament

Abuja 7th December 2016 The Ministers of Justice of ECOWAS have examined and endorsed the draft Supplementary Act on the Enhancement of Powers of the ECOWAS Community Parliament. Their endorsement came during a two-Day meeting which ended on the 7th of December 2016 at Read on » » »

ECOWAS Gender Commissioner Leads Humanitarian mission to Liberia

                              The ECOWAS Commissioner for Social Affairs and Gender, Dr. Fatimata Dia Sow, pays a one-day working visit to Liberia on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. Dr. Dia Sow, who will make an official delivery of ECOWAS Humanitarian Assistance, will meet with the Minister Read on » » »

Cameroon:lebialem people protest against bad state roads

According to a post by Nkem Quetin, alafnet.com understands that the people of lebialem  came out in their numbers in a peaceful protest on the 1st of December, 2016 to demonstrate on the  bad state of roads in their area which has been the major problem Read on » » »

ECOWAS Chairman Assures Commission of Support for Institutional Reforms

The President of the Republic of Liberia and Chair of Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has assured the ECOWAS Commission of support in the actualisation of the on-going institutional reforms. The ECOWAS chair who arrived the ECOWAS Read on » » »

OFFICIAL VISIT OF H.E MADAM ELLEN JOHNSON SIRLEAF PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA, AND CHAIR OF AUTHORITY OF ECOWAS HEADS OF STATE & GOVERNMENT

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In paradise of protest, Cameroon,”Mummy, mummy, mummy,”cries of innocent school pupils fleeing from police brutality (video)

“Mummy, mummy, mummy,” cries of innocent school pupils fleeing from police brutality in Buea,the capital of the South West region of Cameroon during demonstration by students of the University of Buea Monday 28th of November, 2016 .With Confusion everywhere children as young as three Read on » » »

President Sirleaf, ECOWAS Comm. President, De Souza Hold Talks on Crisis in Guinea-Bissau on the Margins of COP22

Marrakech, Morocco – November 17, 2017: Liberia’s President and Chairperson of the Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has held talks with ECOWAS Commission President H.E. Marcel A. de Souza on the margins of COP22 to receive update Read on » » »

Snake on a Plane!-Passengers trap a Snake with blanket aboard a Aeromexico flight

Composite Image: Aeromexico plane (Deposit Photos) with snake (inset, screengrab from Twitter/inda_medina).   Passengers have trapped an actual snake on an actual plane, in a drama with everything but Samuel L Jackson. The snake, captured on video (below) and posted to Twitter by passenger Read on » » »

Visit of an ECOWAS Commission Delegation to the Arab Bank For Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)

 (Khartoum, 8 – 9 November 2016) At the invitation of H.E Dr Sidi Ould Tah, Director General of BADEA, a delegation from the ECOWAS Commission undertook a working visit to BADEA in Khartoum, Sudan on 8 and 9 November 2016. The delegation was led Read on » » »

ECOWAS Ambassadors Adopt Memoranda for a More Stable Region

Abuja, 8th November 2016 ECOWAS Ambassadors have adopted the various memoranda geared towards creating a more stable, secure and economically viable region. At the end of the 25th session of the Mediation and Security Council (ambassadorial level) meeting in Abuja on the 8th of Read on » » »

President Sirleaf Delivers Special Message at West African Monetary Zone 8th Trade Ministers’ Forum

  Monrovia, Liberia: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has delivered a “special message” at the close of the 8th West African Monetary Zone Eight Trade Ministers’ Forum held in Monrovia and congratulated Ministers for successful deliberations. President Sirleaf expressed joy that even though, sometimes ago Read on » » »