Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) News

Rachel Maddow, Host of "The Rachel Maddow Show" on MSNBC

Rachel @Maddow's coverage of #ECOWAS and the #Gambia crisis, in particular, was pretty pathetic #ABCView

Typical ignorant and condescending coverage commonly associated with the Western media’s coverage of #Africa

Alassane Ouattara, President of Ivory Coast

President Alassane Ouattara sees transformative potential in Ivory Coast's economic comeback

President Alassane Ouattara sees transformative potential in Ivory Coast’s economic comeback — not just for his country, but also for the largely untapped and underserved west African market of more than 300m.

African Development Bank closes $200M for first renewable energy fund dedicated to Sub-Saharan Africa.

African Development Bank closes $200M for first renewable energy fund dedicated to Sub-Saharan Africa

The African Renewable Energy Fund (AREF), a dedicated renewable energy fund focused on sub-Saharan Africa, announced during the African Development Bank’s “Energy Week” that it successfully reached its final close at its hard cap of $200 million of committed capital.

Agricultural Growth in West Africa - Market and Policy Drivers: FAO

Huge opportunities for agriculture growth in West Africa: FAO (Report)

New report sees regional integration as high road to making the most of changing food patterns and dynamic populations. West Africa has unprecedented opportunities for agricultural growth, but making the most of them will require more effective regional integration.

Investing in Africa - Nigeria vs East Africa

Investing in Africa - Nigeria vs East Africa: Malimu Museru, Senior Analyst, RisCura

Nigeria and Kenya frequently feature as the top investment destinations in Africa, with Nigeria being the clear front runner. Investors, however, are starting to view East Africa as a combined investment region that could rival the West African giant, using Kenya as a sturdy stepping stone to the wider East African region.

Muhammadu Buhari (Left) and Goodluck Jonathan

Buhari vs. Jonathan - Beyond the Election: Chukwuma Charles Soludo, former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

I need to preface this article with a few clarifications. I have taken a long sabbatical leave from partisan politics, and it is real fun watching the drama from the balcony.

Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, Nigeria's Minister of Health

Nigeria has contained Ebola: Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, Nigeria's Minister of Health

Nigeria’s health minister has insisted the Ebola outbreak has been contained in the country, and said it was working hard with its African neighbors to fight the disease.

Wale Tinubu, Group CEO, Oando PLC

Meet Wale Tinubu, The Man Building Africa's Largest Energy Company (Part Two)

This is part two of an exclusive interview with Wale Tinubu, Group Chief Executive Officer of Oando PLC, a sub Saharan African indigenous integrated energy group.

Alara, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria

Redefining African Luxury in Lagos, Nigeria

Businesswoman Reni Folawiyo is building a concept store with celebrated architect David Adjaye on Victoria Island in Lagos. The mission? To redefine African luxury for Nigerians—and for the rest of the world.