08 Jun 2022

ECOWAS unhappy with Mali’s 24-month transition decision

Mali’s military government announced a delay on the return to civilian rule by 24 months on Monday. The 24-month timetable is being implemented starting from March 2022 while negotiations between the military and civilian sides are ongoing. The Economic Community of West African States has announced that it regrets the

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03 Feb 2022

ECOWAS holds emergency summit after coups in West Africa

An emergency summit in the Ghaniain capital Accra is being held by West African leaders after a recent series of coups in the region. The talks were initiated after Burkina Faso became the third member of the Economic Community of West African States to be overtaken by the military in

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31 Jan 2022

AU suspends Burkina Faso after coup as envoys head for talks

Burkina Faso has been suspended for a week from the African Union after the coup by a faction of the army. Envoys from West Africa and the United Nations are heading to talks with the coup leaders. The Peace and Security Council of the AU has suspended Burkina Faso from

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