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May 24, 2013
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Discussions have been held on what measures to put in place to prevent a repeat of devastating flooding in Benin last year.
During last year’s rainy season, flood waters from torrential rains engulfed Benin’s capital, Cotonou and large parts of the country, killing many people and leaving thousands displaced.
A symposium on the enforcement of judicial decisions by the ECOWAS court is underway in the Senegalese capital, Dakar.
A three-day conference on natural catastrophes in West Africa has ended in the Beninese capital, Cotonou.
Early seasonal weather forecasts predict rainfalls above average in Senegal, Mali and Burkina Faso during the June-September rainy season, a media statement from the UN humanitarian agency OCHA has said.
ECOWAS citizens living in Liberia are appealing to relevant authorities of the sub-regional bloc to establish a harmonized structure for resident permit fees across member countries.
The Executive Director of the African Governance Monitoring Project (AFRIMAP), Ozias Tungwarara, says there is need for West African countries to engage in a long-term sustained process of transforming electoral management bodies into viable institutions.
ECOWAS member states have been urged to collaborate with the general secretariat of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) in sensitizing regional police forces to secure international police cooperation in the fight against crime.
A project to fight border harassments in West Africa has been launched here in the Senegalese capital, Dakar.
Liberia Football Association has sharply reacted to CAF Executive Committee’s decision to support incumbent FIFA president Joseph Blatter for the ensuing election and disband WAFU shortly after the body’s second Nations Cup in Abeokuta in Nigeria.
Twelve Ministers from member countries of West African regional bloc, ECOWAS have been attending the ministerial meeting of the Intergovernmental Action Group against Money laundering in West Africa (GIABA).