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Imo State calls for laws to promote development and integration

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Nigeria’s Imo State, has called for the adoption of regional laws that facilitate the realisation of the objectives of the ECOWAS

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ECOWAS Court Judges calls for reforms

Judges of the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice have called for the amendment of the Court’s Rules of Procedure to take cognizance of its expanded mandate relating to the protection of the human rights of community citizens

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President Mahama pledges support for Middle East peace

President John Dramani Mahama said on Wednesday that Ghana would support any process that would bring a lasting peace to the entire Middle East

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UN Secretary-General’s message on World Refugee Day

Mr Ban KI-moon, UN Secretary General has urged the world to remember the plight of the millions of people worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes as a result of conflict and persecution

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EU holds Climate Information Session

The European Union in Ghana has organized a Climate Info Session to discuss the impact of climate change on Ghana, and to also prepare the country for the upcoming Paris Global Agreement

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Cameroon: End six-month illegal detention of 84 children held following Quranic school raid

Cameroonian authorities must immediately end the six-month illegal detention of 84 children – some as young as five years-old – who were rounded up during a raid on Quranic schools in the far north of the country, Amnesty International said today

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Liberia still cautious after Ebola-free declaration

One month after being declared free of Ebola Virus transmission by the World Health Organization, Liberia is still celebrating cautiousl

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ECOWAS should forge integration through rail transport- Forum

The Forum for National Equity, a civil society organisation, has challenged the Economic Committee of West Africa (ECOWAS) to exert the political will to link member states with rail lines to strengthen the integration process

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Africa Progress Panel launches Report tomorrow

Tomorrow, Friday, June 5, the Africa Progress Panel, chaired by Kofi Annan, will launch the 2015 Report on climate and energy at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town, South Africa

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Video: investigate Nigerian army for war crimes – Amnesty

Human Rights group The Amnesty International has called for the investigation of senior members of the Nigerian military for alleged war crimes in Boko Haram fight

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Gambia: Dozens Held Incommunicado, ‘Disappeared’

Gambian authorities have detained incommunicado, depriving them of all contact with the outside world, dozens of friends and relatives of people accused of involvement in a coup attempt since January 2015, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today

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African leaders urged to make AU effective

The people of Adweso in the Koforidua Municipality, have observed African Union Day with mass sports activities and aerobics, during which over 500 residents of the area took part in a two-hour walk and aerobics to improve their health

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Millions in Nigeria to lose cell phone services

Millions in Nigeria to lose cell phone services

The largest cell phone service provider in Nigeria announced Saturday that services to millions of customers will be interrupted if fuel shortage in the country continues

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ICC needs cooperation of all member states- Lecturer

Professor Nerina Boschiero, Lecturer and Dean of Law at the University of Milan has urged member states of the International Criminal Court (ICC), especially African states to cooperate with the Court to fulfill its functions

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Chancellor Merkel addresses World Health Assembly

German Chancellor, Angela Dorothea Merkel, said on Monday that the human right to health could only be pushed through an advanced and sustainable health system

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‘ECOWAS will prioritise job creation,’President Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday said members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) would in the coming years focus on job creation in the sub- region