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‘Unprecedented Terrorist Violence’ in West Africa, Sahel Region

“”The region has experienced a devastating surge in terrorist attacks against civilian and military targets,” Mohamed Ibn Chambas, UN Special…

Anti-French Sentiment On the Rise in West Africa As Security Situation Deteriorates

“Despite the ongoing presence of French troops in the troubled Sahel region, violent attacks against civilians and security forces are…

AfDB Approves $210m Power Projects in Nigeria

“The board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the Transmission Company of Nigeria’s, TCN’s, NTEP -1 projects in…

West Africa: Lassa Fever – Who Increases Response in Nigeria, Four Other West African Countries

“With five West African countries reporting outbreaks of Lassa fever, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has scaled up its efforts…

US imposes visa restrictions on Ghana

“The United States said on Thursday it was imposing visa restrictions on Ghana, accusing the African country of not cooperating…

Nafaa Sets Record Straight On Senegalese Fisheries Deal

“Contrary to reports that Liberia has entered an unscrupulous fisheries agreement that licensed 300 Senegalese vessels to operate in the…

MORE ATTACKS, ‘PERSISTING SECURITY CHALLENGES’ THREATEN PROGRESS IN WEST AFRICA, SAHEL

A rising number of attacks by extremist groups, using more sophisticated tactics, risk undermining progress in West Africa and the…

RÉUNION 2018 DU PARTENARIAT DE OUAGADOUGOU – ALLOCUTION DU PREMIER CONSEILLER DE L’AMBASSADE DES ÉTATS-UNIS

Allocution duPremier conseiller de l’Ambassade des États-Unis, Madame Boustani Réunion 2018 du Partenariat de Ouagadougou Jeudi 13 décembre 2018  …

Saving the last West African giraffes in Niger

“For almost 50 years, the highly threatened West African giraffe has been absent from Niger’s Gadabedji Biosphere Reserve. Illegal hunting, climate…

ECOWAS COMMISSION TRAINS POLITICAL PARTIES ON MEDIA AND CAMPAIGN STRATEGIES IN PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY

ABUJA, Nigeria, 2nd  November 2018-/African Media Agency/-The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the 31st of…

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