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Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger Hint At a New West African Currency – What It’ll Take for It to Succeed

By AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[The Conversation Africa] On 11 February 2024, the head of Niger’s ruling military junta, General Abdourahmane Tiani, spoke of the possible creation of a common currency with Burkina Faso and Mali. “The currency is a first step toward breaking free fro…

West Africa: How Nigeriens in Nigeria Are Faring After Country’s Exit From Ecowas

By AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Daily Trust] The exit of Niger Republic from the ECOWAS has continued to attract reactions from national and international circles. With a large number of Nigerien citizens in Nigeria, Daily Trust Saturday sought to find out how they are faring.

Niger: Ecowas Prepares to Lift Sanctions on Niger – Report

By AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[allAfrica] Dakar — According to information from Jeune Afrique, regional organization Ecowas will lift the economic sanctions on Niger “soon” – a decision made after the coup on July 26, 2023, by General Abdourahamane Tchiani against elected presiden…

West Africa: West Africa Trade Will Take a Hit As Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso Leave Ecowas

By AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[The Conversation Africa] The membership of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) has been whittled down from 15 to 12 following the unilateral withdrawal of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso in February.

West Africa: Editorial – Ecowas and the Burden of the Sahelian Contagion

By AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Premium Times] PREMIUM TIMES believes that the message in all of this for ECOWAS is: good governance and an economy that works for all are the guardrails of any democracy.

Nigeria: Women Protest in Streets Over Hunger, Cost of Living

By AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Leadership] Some women, on Monday morning, took to the street and blocked the Kpagungu axis of Minna-Bida Road in the Niger State capital city, protesting against hunger and high cost of living.

Niger: Shettima Departs for World Economic Forum in Switzerland

By AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Premium Times] Mr Shettima will return to Nigeria at the end of the meeting which is from 15 to 19 January.

West Africa: Ecowas Finally Suspends Niger Republic

By AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[Premium Times] ECOWAS had, until Sunday, considered the situation in Niger Republic as an attempted coup.

West Africa: Niger Junta Refuses to Free Ousted President Bazoum

By AllAfrica News: Economy, Business and Finance

[allAfrica] Harare — The head of Niger’s armed forces declined to free the country’s ousted president Mohamed Bazoum in exchange for the lifting of sanctions, BBC reports.

Niger: Badou Zaki – Moroccan Legend Takes the Helm to Revive Niger’s Fortunes

By AllAfrica News: Sport

[CAF] Acclaimed Moroccan goalkeeping legend Badou Zaki has been tasked with reviving the fortunes of the struggling Niger national team after his appointment as head coach on a two-year deal.