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Meet West Africa’s trio of unelected young soldier presidents: Damiba joins Doumbouya, Goïta

Ghana Web 27 Jan 2022
• Three of the four are in West Africa ... All these leaders were produced in the last three years, three in West Africa and one in Central Africa ... GhanaWeb profiles three of them, specifically those in West Africa as leaders of the regional bloc, ECOWAS, readies to meet over the ...
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Nigeria ranking second most corrupt country in West Africa confirms our stance - Minority leader

Ghana Web 27 Jan 2022
According to him, Nigeria has been ranked as the second most corrupt country in West Africa and 154 out of 180 countries globally ... the 2021 Transparency International (TI) which ranks Nigeria as the second most corrupt country in West Africa and 154 out of 180 countries globally.
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West Africa opportunity for pioneering cement technology

Construction Review Online 27 Jan 2022
The cement sector in West Africa could make exciting use of clay calcination ...
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Coup in Burkina Faso Bodes Ill for Stability in West Africa

All Africa 27 Jan 2022
Putschists in West Africa should not interpret initial popular support for coups as an indication that citizens no longer desire responsive, accountable governance ....
photo: GFDL / Pymouss
The flag of Burkina Faso in La Gacilly
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Burkina Faso coup: Return of the military strongmen to West Africa

Yahoo Daily News 27 Jan 2022
Following the military takeover in Burkina Faso, regional analyst Paul Melly considers why West Africa is seeing a new wave of coups after democracy had seemingly become entrenched in the region ... Yet, West Africa was a region where constitutional multi-party civilian politics had become the norm ... Why France faces so much anger in West Africa.
photo: AP / Sophie Garcia
A man holds a portait of Lt. Col. Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba who has taken the reins of the country in Ouagadougou Tuesday Jan. 25, 2022
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Another U.S.-Trained Soldier Stages a Coup in West Africa - The Intercept

WorldNews.com 27 Jan 2022
Earlier this week, the military seized power in Burkina Faso, ousting the country’s democratically elected president, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. The coup was announced on state television Monday by a young officer who said the military had suspended the constitution and dissolved the government. Beside him sat a...read full story. "When the U.S ... .
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Apiate Explosion: Govt reviewing safety regulations for mining sector – Akufo-Addo

Ghana Web 27 Jan 2022
Addressing the acting Executive Vice President and Head of Goldfields West Africa, Joshua Mortoti, the Chief Executive Officer of Goldfields Group, Ghana, Chris Griffith, and other executives of Goldfields West Africa, at the Jubilee House today 26 January 2022, when they paid a ...
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EU announces €175 million in EU humanitarian aid for West and Central Africa

Reliefweb 27 Jan 2022
The EU is reaffirming its solidarity with vulnerable people in countries in West and Central Africa through a humanitarian budget of €175 million in 2022 ... "*A complex humanitarian crisis continues to affect the populations of West and Central Africa ... The EU's humanitarian funding in West and Central Africa countries aims to.
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EU to Give $195 Million in Humanitarian Aid to West, Central Africa

Urdu Point 27 Jan 2022
"The EU is reaffirming its solidarity with vulnerable people in countries in West and Central Africa through a humanitarian budget of 175 million in 2022," the commission said in a statement ... in Africa, with at least 25 million of this sum earmarked for West and Central Africa.
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Successful Step Forward towards the Development of “Pool of Trainers” in West Africa through the Master Trainer Programme (WCO - World Customs Organization)

Public Technologies 27 Jan 2022
This workshop is the second in a series of activities to be undertaken by these six Customs Administrations in West Africa, namely Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo to enhance their capacity related to the implementation of RoO especially with the AfCFTA entry into force.
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Gold Fields plans up to US$500 million investment in Damang Mine

Ghana Web 27 Jan 2022
It is on the back of this performance that Acting Vice President & Head of West Africa, Joshua Mortoti, said as part of its strategic vision the company will seek to extend the LoM of Damang Mine after investing some US$360million into the facility when approved by management.
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Gold Fields plans up to US$500m investment in Damang Mine

B & FT Online 27 Jan 2022
It is on the back of this performance that Acting Vice President & Head of West Africa, Joshua Mortoti, said as part of its strategic vision the company will seek to extend the LoM of Damang Mine after investing some US$360million into the facility, when approved by management.
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Morocco says Iran threatening 'Africa's spiritual security'

The New Arab 27 Jan 2022
"Iran plans to enter West Africa and to spread the Shia doctrine in the region," he told the committee, local media present at the meeting reported ... as soft power to spread its influence across the world, particularly in West Africa, Asia, and parts of the Middle East.
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West and Central Africa - Irregular Migration towards Europe | Western Africa - Atlantic Route (January - December 2021)

Reliefweb 27 Jan 2022
This document presents the resumption of migration from the coasts of West Africa to the Canary Islands (Spain) ... West African Coasts, representing a slight decrease of 707 people compared to 2020 (23,023) (3) . Data on the West Africa - Atlantic route remain scarce and incomplete.
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