The African Union has elected the President of Mauritania, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, as the new chairman of the African Union for 2024.
The President of the Economic Community of West African States( ECOWAS) Commission, Alieu Touray has emphasized the need for the unity of the Member States to remain together as one bloc.
Senegal lawmakers will today examine a bill to extend President Macky Sall’s mandate until the next elections amid a proposal to postpone the February 25 polls for six months.
The Nigerien military junta has claimed that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is not only influenced by certain foreign powers but has also “diverted from its noble missions.” Even as it regrets Nigeria’s role in decimating its exit from the west African bloc.
Namibia’s President Hage Geingob, 82, died in hospital early on Sunday, the presidency said, weeks after he was diagnosed with cancer.
According to Nigeria, for half a century, ECOWAS had worked to promote peace, prosperity and democracy in the region, as well as reach out to all members of the ECOWAS family to resolve the difficulties being faced, the statement read.
Niger Republic’s Defense Ministry says it would intensify joint efforts to stabilize the region with the Russian counterpart. The Russian Ministry of Defense has swiftly confirmed the agreements.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has reacted to the announcement by the military juntas in Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger Republic, that they have exited from the regional bloc.
The number of the membership of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has reduced by three, with the announcement of the immediate withdrawal of the military regimes in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger Republic.
India says it plans to build on its decades long relations with Africa by expanding investment in industries such as steelmaking and renewable energy as well as through joint military exercises such as 2023’s AFINDEX that included troops from 25 African nations.