West Africa: Benin / Burkina Faso / Cape Verde / Cote d'Ivoire / Gambia / Ghana / Guinea / Guinea-Bissau / Liberia / Mali / Mauritania / Niger / Nigeria / Saint Helena / Senegal / Sierra Leone / Togo
The eurozone's experience showed how unruly currency unions can be, and how important it is to continue experimenting and adapting. A currency union comprising the 15 members of the Economic Community of West African States will be no different – but that doesn't mean it can't work.
Private military and security companies have been regular fixtures in conflicts across the globe. For Africa, these corporations became increasingly visible with their role in civil wars in Angola and Sierra Leone.
The Federal Government of Nigeria and the United Nations Global Environment Facility (GEF) have decided to invest $15 million to improve the management of electronic waste that causes serious pollution problems in the country.
Nigeria will sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement when the AU holds an extraordinary Summit on July 7 in Niamey, Niger, Abuja has announced—signalling even more hope to bring down barriers to trade.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry and a team of investors from South Africa have held a Strategic Meeting aimed at establishing a Joint Trade Commission (JTC) and Partnership between Liberia and South Africa, a release from the Ministry has said.
The World Bank has announced the approval of a loan of CFAF 86 billion ($150 million) to support a drinking water and sanitation project in 12 secondary cities in Ivory Coast.
The UN Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) has facilitated a dialogue aimed at mitigating herdsmen/farmers crisis in the middle-belt region of Nigeria, Lucky Musonda, Head of Communication, UN Development Programme (UNDP) has said.
Nigeria and South Africa have been the two African countries of greatest strategic importance to the United States. They are the two largest economies on the continent, and a major venue for U.S. investment.
Foreign Minister Gbehzohngar Milton Findley says infrastructure and agriculture advancement are at the core of Liberia's engagement with the People's Republic of China under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).