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Senegal Heads for March 24th Presidential Election

After several weeks of civil mass protests across the country against incumbent President Macky Sall who took a decision to postpone presidential election originally...

Russia and the G5 Sahel Group’s Indivisible Security Relationship

In practical terms, the indisputable geopolitical changes and the restructuring of global power architecture have significant impact on Russia's military influence in Saharan-Sahel region,...

West African bloc meets as troubled states test unity

West African foreign ministers convened emergency discussions on Thursday to discuss Senegal's political turmoil and the three coup-hit countries’ exit from the regional organization. The...

Alliance of Sahel States Departure from ECOWAS: Implications for WAEMU and the CFA Franc

On January 28, 2024, the military juntas of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger jointly announced their immediate departure from ECOWAS. The decision of Burkina Faso,...

A Shifting Landscape: Is ECOWAS Awakening to Regional Economic and Security Realities?

Given the multidimensional difficulties facing the regional bloc, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the most delicate being forging indivisible regional security...

France backs West Africa bloc efforts to restore democracy in region

France will support West African bloc ECOWAS more as it works to restore democracy in a region hit by recent coups as insecurity in...

Nigeria, Ghana Ready for energy and infrastructure collaboration with Germany

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has paid a working visit to Africa intended to strengthen cooperation. While the significance of this should not be over-stretched,...

EU commits €150 billion for economic development between 2021 and 2027 in Africa

European Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen and ECOWAS Commission President Omar Alieu Touray, during their special meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, have launched a...

West African Highway Construction Still Fraught with Interstate Obstacles and Financing Challenges

After successfully launching the grandiose highway project referred to as 'Abidjan-Lagos Corridor' back in 2017, the five West African States - Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana,...

UNOCT And ECOWAS Sign Agreement to Strengthen Cooperation on Preventing and Countering Terrorism

The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on September...

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Singapore, Kazakhstan to deepen cooperation

Singapore and Kazakhstan have signed agreements in economic cooperation,...

ICJ ordered Israel to stop its military offensive in Rafah

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday ordered...

Iran’s Armed Forces released the first report on President Raisi’s helicopter crash

The initial report on the helicopter crash that resulted...

The Global Landscape of AI Security: A Guide for Policymakers in Developing Countries

In the ever-evolving digital era, artificial intelligence (AI) has...

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