Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) -
  • UN/ECOWAS Team On Small Arms For Six Countries
    24 june 2001 18:24:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- A joint team of ECOWAS and UN officials has left Nigeria for six West African countries as part of efforts to ensure compliance with the ECOWAS' Small Arms Moratorium. Full text...

  • Ghana wants ECOWAS executive secretary post
    22 june 2001 23:03:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- Ghana plans to put up a candidate for the position of executive secretary of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Foreign Minister Hackman Owusu-Agyemang said Friday in Accra. Full text...

  • US assistance for ECOWAS
    15 june 2001 20:10:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The US has certified ECOWAS as the only Organisation within the West African sub-region qualified for direct assistance as part of the collaboration between Washington and the 15-nation Community. Full text...

  • Commission Recommends 167 Products For Duty Exemption
    14 june 2001 15:50:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- An ECOWAS Commission has recommended 167 new products to benefit from the organisation's Trade Liberalisation Scheme, exempting designated products from customs duty within Member States. Full text...

  • Gambia seeks Eyadema's support for ECOWAS job
    07 june 2001 16:33:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Togolese President Gnassingbe Eyadema has received an envoy of his Gambian counterpart Yaya Jammeh, seeking his support for Gambia's candidate for the post of Executive Secretary of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Full text...

  • West African Justice Ministers against corruption
    23 may 2001 18:57:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- West African Justice Ministers have called for a joint international diplomatic and legal action to retrieve illegal wealth stashed in financial institutions abroad. Full text...

  • Jury selects lyric for ECOWAS Anthem
    15 may 2001 19:06:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- A jury of experts in music and arts from seven member countries has selected a lyric for the ECOWAS anthem after considering 65 entries from six member States. Full text...

  • Nigeria moves to implement ECOWAS arms Moratorium
    08 may 2001 13:14:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria has taken a major step toward complying with the ECOWAS' Small Arms Moratorium by setting up a national committee to oversee its implementation in the country. Full text...

  • Jury to pick ECOWAS Anthem
    05 may 2001 15:59:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Members of a jury drawn from 10 ECOWAS member countries will converge in Abuja next week to pick the winning entry for the lyrics of the community anthem, sources at the Abuja secretariat of the sub-regional body said Saturday. Full text...

  • ECOWAS finance ministers end meeting in Togo
    30 april 2001 17:14:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- ECOWAS finance ministers Sunday ended a two-day extraordinary session in Lome after discussing a report of the administrative and financial commission on enhancing the community's financial resources. Full text...

  • Emergency ministerial council meeting to be held in Lome
    29 april 2001 13:28:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- The fourth extraordinary session of the council of ECOWAS finance ministers has opened at the ECOWAS headquarters in Lome to examine the conclusions of the Administration and Finance Commission. Full text...

  • Benin signs accord for fourth ECOWAS observatory
    25 april 2001 17:41:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has signed an agreement with Benin for the siting of the Community's fourth conflict observatory headquarters zone in Cotonou. Full text...

  • ECOWAS mission holding talks with Liberia on sanctions
    20 april 2001 21:48:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- An eight-man Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) mission to verify Liberia's compliance with conditions set by the UN sanctions committee Friday began holding talks with Liberian officials here as part of their visit to the country. Full text...

  • ECOWAS warns against impostors
    19 april 2001 21:04:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The Executive Secretary of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Lansana Kouyate, Thursday advised entrepreneurs in the sub-region to beware of "unscrupulous persons," who claim to be agents of the Community. Full text...

Special File - Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS)

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