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news by category: Ecowas

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Trading blocs hit the blocks

Does Morocco really want to join Ecowas? Its application is going nowhere and clashes with other commitments and interests

After scoring a significant coup by rejoining the African Union in January 2017, Rabat's next step in its 'turn to Africa' was to consolidate regional links by joining the Economic...

Jobs for the boys

Ecowas is often dysfunctional but choosing a Commissioner to succeed Victor Gbeho is proving truly problematic

The quarrel between Presidents Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso and Thomas Yayi Boni of Benin over the Economic Community of West African States is symptomatic of an organisation in...

Dinosaur encore

The summit of the Economic Community of West African States in Abuja on 30-31 October made several agreements, none of them noticeably economic.

Less than economic

West Africa's economic club has won one war and begun another

Charles Taylor, Liberia's new President, paid the supreme compliment: 'But for the stern commitment of Ecowas, we may still have been at war'. At its 20th summit in Abuja, the 16-m...

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