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Plea for 'Marshall Plan' as pandemic hits African economies

Apr 04, 2020 - 7:30 AM

Niger, Ivory Coast, and Burkina Faso say the coronavirus pandemic has devastated their prospects for growth in 2020

A man wearing a protective mask rests in a market in Abidjan, on March 30, 2020. - On March 29, 2020, Ivory Coast announced its first death of coronavirus, out of 165 detected cases. A 9pm-5am curfew, announced on March 23 by President Alassane Ouattara, has been enforced along with a ban on movement in and out of the economic capital Abidjan and closure of bars, schools and restaurants. (Photo by Sia KAMBOU / AFP)

Burkina Faso in mourning amid wave of jihadist attacks

Dec 26, 2019 - 8:48 AM

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the bloodshed

West African leaders agree billion-dollar anti-jihadist plan

Sep 15, 2019 - 10:07 AM

The fund would help reinforce the military operations of the West African countries in their fight against jihadist attacks in the region

ECOWAS. (From L-R) Presidents Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali, Alassane Ouattara of Ivory Coast, Idriss Deby of Chad, Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger, Roch Marc Christian Kabore of Burkina Faso, Faure Gnassigbe of Togo, Macky Sall of Senegal, and Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria pose after the opening ceremony of ECOWAS G5 security summit in Ouagadougou on September 14, 2019. Photo by Issouf Sanogo/AFP

Niger presidential candidate ill, to be flown to Paris for treatment

Mar 16, 2016 - 9:23 PM

The COPA 2016 spokesman says Amadou will likely be admitted to the American Hospital in the west Paris suburb of Neuilly

HAMA AMADOU. Supporters in a bus carry a campaign poster for presidential candidate Hama Amadou which reads in French 'Vote, we will decide together' in Niamey, Niger February 13, 2016. File Photo by Arne Gillis/EPA