Senegal’s Offshore Oil Reserves a Pricey Pawn in Covert Deal
The sweetheart deal cost Senegal hundreds of millions of dollars in rights to the oil and gas concession
Seven separatists killed in Cameroon’s troubled Anglophone region
Armed separatists seeking to secede from largely French-speaking Cameroon have been clashing with government forces.
CPJ calls for investigation into arrest, alleged torture of Ghanaian journalists
One of the two Ghanaian journalists arrested said he was tortured.
Over 50% of judgements implemented by member states in past yr — ECOWAS Court
There was an improvement in the implementation of judgements compared to previous years.
Six bodyguards of Cameroon president arrested in Switzerland
The bodyguards were arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman.
16 soldiers killed in suspected militant attack in western Niger
The Mayor of Inates town, blamed jihadists from bordering Mali for Monday’s deaths.
Oppositions urge Benin Republic President Talon to resign
“We have a president whose company runs our ports, the cotton (industry)…,” the Benin opposition leader said.
Regional security, single currency focus as ECOWAS leaders meet in Abuja
Regional security and the security situation in Guinea Bissau top agenda.
At least 95 killed by suspected terrorists in central Mali
“The attackers also killed animals and burnt down houses,’’ the Mali government said.
ECOWAS parliament condoles with Burkina Faso over church attack
A priest and five churchgoers were killed by gunmen during mass at about 9am in the town of Dablo on Sunday.
Election: Buhari approves $500, 000, kits for Guinea Bissau
Mr Buhari sends envoy to Guinea Bissau, Benin
Drones to deliver vaccines, blood, drugs across Ghana
The aim is for deliveries to arrive within 30 minutes.
Nigerian govt to begin production of ECOWAS biometric identity card
Thirteen million biometric cards are expected to be produced within 10 years at a cost of over N14billion.
Nigerian academics hail court ruling on lecturers deported to Cameroon
Two separate judgments were handed down by the presiding judge, Anwuli Chikere, on March 1, 2019, in connection with the matter.
How The Gambia is going about its search for truth and reconciliation
Seeking uncomfortable truths about atrocities perpetrated against citizens has become an integral part of rebuilding societies after the fall of authoritarian regimes or at the end of armed conflicts.
Togolese football official gets life ban for bribery
Mr Fagla was also fined 3,000 Swiss francs.
Senegal president wins re-election with 58 per cent vote
Macky Sall has been in power since 2012.
Ghana’s ex-President Mahama nominated to contest 2020 election
It will be the third consecutive poll in which the two will face off.
President Sall tipped to win as Senegal votes on Sunday
About 6.5 million people are registered to vote at polling stations that opened at 8 a.m. (0800 GMT) and close at 6 p.m.
Polls postponement: ECOWAS Head of Observer Mission departs Nigeria
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, a former Liberian president will return to Nigeria on Thursday.
10 separatists killed, six soldiers wounded in Cameroon clash – Official
The Cameroonian army regularly refers to armed separatists as “secessionist terrorists.”