As an alumnus of the large family network of the International Institute for Journalism (IIJ) based in Germany, I had the chance to meet the participants of the just ended ECOWAS reporting course in Accra, Ghana. Continue reading ‘Is ECOWAS relevant?’
Guinea has been suspended from the West African regional bloc ECOWAS. The Economic Community of West African States on Saturday ruled that the world’s top bauxite exporter would be recognized as a member when the military junta which seized power last month held democratic election sometime soon. Continue reading ‘Well done ECOWAS’
Published December 26, 2008
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Tags: africa, aljazeera, AU, camara, Capt. Moussa Dadis Camara, conflict, coup, ECOWAS, Guinea, junta, lansana conte, military, politics, power, UN
There we go again. Another useless and stupid coup d’etat in Guinea just hours after the former president Lansana Conte died. A gang of thieves and riff-raffs in military uniforms have rubbished the supreme document – Constitution – of the West African State and installed themselves as new leaders.
Continue reading ‘When will Africa think?’