ECOWAS lifts sanctions on Mali after recognizing a civilian-led transitional government

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has lifted the sanctions it placed on Mali. This follows the successful installation of a civilian-led transitional government. A communique that announced the decision of the Community Heads of States on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, acknowledged steps being taken towards a return to democratic rule in Mali […]

ECOWAS lauches Response Planning and Country Vulnerability Assessment reports

The ECOWAS Commission has launched the Joint Analysis and Response Planning Compendium and Regional and Country Risk Assessment Reports.  This event signifies the successful conclusion of the Reacting to Early Warning and Response Data project (REWARD) which commenced in 2015, with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Akufo-Addo commissions and hands over AfCFTA Secretariat to AU Commission

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commissioned and handed over the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area to the African Union (AU) Commission, at a brief ceremony, at the Africa Trade House, on Monday, 17th August 2020.  Delivering a speech at the ceremony, President Akufo-Addo stated that Ghana had […]