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Wednesday 20 September 2017
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Category: West Africa

Gambian rivals prepare for January 10 showdown!

  More public officials flee into exile By John Eche   The rivals in the lingering Gambian political face-off, the dictator Yahya...

Nigeria’s stance on ECOWAS Court ruffles feathers

  Analysts say action undermines authority of ECOWAS By Akpo Ometan   Nigeria’s continued refusal to heed the ruling of an...

West Africa gets flood alert

Nigeria, Mali, Guinea, Niger to be affected   By Ada Anioji As many as 100million West Africans, a third of the population, will be...

Jammeh, opposition clash over political prisoners

By Nsikan Ikpe   The government of President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia and the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) of Gambia are at...

Concern as ECOWAS Court slams Nigeria

By Olanrewaju Oyedeji   Concern is rising on the possibility of a deepening of the current thaw in relations between Nigeria and the...

We will support ECOWAS – Saraki

  By Nsikan Ikpe   Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has declared the readiness of the Nigerian parliament to...

World Bank, France tackle erosion in West Africa

By Olanrewaju Oyedeji   A new scheme to combat the scourge of coastal erosion in West Africa is underway. The project which is a...

Relief over Burkina Faso truce

  There is palpable relief across West Africa over the seeming avoidance of yet another potentially bloody civil war in Burkina Faso...

Coup: Burkina Faso waits on Ecowas

  Tension is high in Burkina Faso even as Presidents from West Africa’s regional group Ecowas meet in Nigeria’s capital,...

‘Mahama has been a brother’

  From JOSEPH OJUMU, ACCRA   The outgoing Nigerian High Commissioner in Ghana, Ambassador Ademola Oluseyi Onofowakan has...