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ECOWAS suspends membership of Burkina Faso

Accra, Ghana | XINHUA | The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has suspended the membership of Burkina Faso over a military coup, said a communique issued by the regional bloc. The decision was made by the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the regional body during …

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ECOWAS imposes harsher sanctions on Mali

Accra, Ghana | Xinhua | The leadership of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Sunday announced a flurry of harsher sanctions on Mali. Leaders of ECOWAS gathered in an extraordinary summit to deliberate on the situation in Mali. In the communique after the summit, the regional body said …

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ECOWAS imposes sanctions on Malian transitional authorities

Accra, Ghana | Xinhua | The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Sunday imposed sanctions on the Malian transitional authorities in response to their claim of inability to meet the transition deadline of February 2022 for holding elections. A communique, issued after the Third Extraordinary Session of the Authority …

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ECOWAS suspends Guinea’s membership over coup

Accra, Ghana | Xinhua | The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) suspended the membership of Guinea, which has been gripped by a military coup, said a communique issued by the ECOWAS late Wednesday. The decision was made at a virtual meeting of the organization, convened by ECOWAS Chairman Nana …

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Military coup in Guinea condemned by UN, regional bodies

Conakry, Guinea | Xinhua | International organizations such as the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), as well as some governments condemned the military coup in Guinea on Sunday and called for release of the country’s president. Earlier on Sunday, heavy …

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Colonel Assimi Goita sworn in as transitional president of Mali

Bamako, Mali | XINHUA | Colonel Assimi Goita was officially sworn in as Mali’s transitional president by the Supreme Court on Monday. In a speech, the new Malian transitional president called for cohesion to meet all challenges, including the organization of fair, credible and transparent elections at the expected time. …

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Cipla to manufacture lifesaving medicines for ECOWAS, Zazibona regions

    Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited has been approved to market antiretrovirals and malaria medicines  to the ECOWAS and ZAZIBONA regions Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited (CiplaQCIL) recently acquired approval to manufacture and distribute lifesaving medicines to the ECOWAS and ZAZIBONA regions in Africa. The company was …

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