On June 11th, Graphic online published an article by BBC that, according to a report by Amnesty International released on June 9th, China is committing crimes against humanity in Xinjiang by creating “a dystopian hellscape on a staggering scale”. Such accusation is an outright lie.
The Forty-Sixth Ordinary Session of the Mediation and Security Council (MSC) at the Ministerial Level of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) opens today, June 15, 2021, at the Movenpick Hotel in Accra, Ghana.
President of the Republic of Ghana and Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the restoration of democratic ruling in Mali is not negotiable, as he urges his colleague West African Heads of State to remain resolute and to bring their perspectives on how same can be […]
Former President John Dramani Mahama has in a letter to the Chairperson of the African Union Commission withdrawn his acceptance of the continental body’s appointment as its High Representative for Somalia.
In collaboration with its partner, Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) the Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security of the ECOWAS Commission will launch its Guidelines on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) on the 23rd of April, 2021 in Abuja, Nigeria.
ECOWAS Commission has called for more youth and Women participation in its vision 2050, in a two day workshop, held in Abuja, 25th – 26th March, 2050.
The ECOWAS Commission and the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) are strengthening their existing collaboration in peace, security and good governance in West Africa.
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 […]
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).
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 […]