Power Africa: Israel’s Gigawatt Global signs a deal with ECOWAS

The West African Power Pool (WAPP) has entered into a landmark strategic relationship with an Israeli company, solar developer Gigawatt Global signing a deal with ECOWAS, the 15-nation Economic Community

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ECOWAS inaugurates diseases control centre in Abuja

ABUJA –  ECOWAS has inaugurated a Regional Centre for Disease Control in Abuja to strengthen regional disease surveillance and outbreak response programmes. The Togolese Minister of Health, Prof. Mustapha Mijinyawa,

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PHOTO NEWS: Faces At 3rd ECOWAS  Health Communication Specialists Meeting 

The 3rd meeting of ECOWAS Health Communication Specialists was held from November 22-23 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. These are faces at the two-day meeting.

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ECOWAS to increase duties on tobacco, unhealthy products 

ECOWAS is set to increase excise duties on tobacco and other unhealthy products to increase revenue and reduce consumption of such products in the sub-region. The decision was part of

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Meeting of ECOWAS Health Communication Specialists Opens in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU – The third meeting of the Network of ECOWAS Health Communication Specialists got underway on Wednesday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It was declared open by the Minister of Health

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Nigerian Govt says committed to Lagos-Abidjan Highway realization

ABUJA – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has pledged the commitment of Nigerian Government to the realization of the Abidjan-Lagos corridor highway development and its completion on schedule. Osinbajo made the

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USAID, ECOWAS sign $31.6m development fund agreement

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Friday signed an agreement with ECOWAS to make 31.6 million dollars available for projects development in the sub-region. The agreement was

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Buhari urges caution in implementing ECOWAS Single Currency

President Muhamadu Buhari Tuesday in Niamey, Niger, urged ECOWAS member countries to tread carefully in pushing for a single currency in the sub-region by 2020, drawing attention to the challenges

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Buhari off to Niamey for ECOWAS meeting on Common Currency

President Muhammadu Buhari will Tuesday depart for Niamey, Republic of Niger, to participate in a meeting on common currency for the West African sub-region. Member countries of the ECOWAS Task Force

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ECOWAS, ILO move to promote decent work in West Africa

By Innocent Odoh               The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) have teamed up to develop of the

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