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23-Sep-2022 to 09:43

Ecowas announces 'gradual' sanctions on Guinea

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The West African regional grouping has announced what it calls gradual sanctions on members of the military junta in Guinea for refusing to back down on their 36-month transition timetable, APA can report on Friday.

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22-Sep-2022 to 15:57

Mali-Guinea juntas united amid Ecowas threat

APA-Bamako (Mali) — The regionally isolated juntas in Mali and Guinea seem to find common ground amid threats of sanctions against the latter by the West African regional bloc Ecowas.

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22-Sep-2022 to 08:53

Macron spearheads new Kigali-Kinshasa rapprochement

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame and his DR Congo counterpart Félix Tshisekedi have met on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly at the behest of France in a new rapprochement to build trust and confidence as neighbors.

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21-Sep-2022 to 17:19

46 detained Ivorian soldiers in Mali expected to dominate ECOWAS meeting

APA-Bamako (Mali) — The detention of 46 Ivorian soldiers by Bamako will be at the heart of the summit of West African heads of state in New York.

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21-Sep-2022 to 17:00

Ecowas threatens tough sanctions on Guinea

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — President Umaro Sissoco Embalo of Guinea Bissau in his capacity as chair of the West African regional bloc is threatening tough sanctions against Guinea should its military rulers stick to their 36-month transition timetable.

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20-Sep-2022 to 15:55

Abuja optimistic about end to Bamako-Abidjan row

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria's top diplomat is convinced that the Ivorian soldiers detained in Bamako on suspicion of being mercenaries are innocent and the issues around their detention would be amicably resolved.

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20-Sep-2022 to 12:57

Foreign minister leads S/African delegation at UN debate

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — International Relations and Cooperation Minister, Naledi Pandor, is leading South Africa’s delegation to the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA77) which opens debate in New York City on Tuesday.

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