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  • Ecowas street in Freetown, street vendors displays wares ranging from household utensils, slippers and other fashion items. market scene at ECOWAS street in Freetown, lack of proper space for people to sell has left them no alternative but to display thier wares on the tarmac and makeshift stalls in Sierra Leone.

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  • Sonny Ugoh, communications director of the regional bloc said ECOWAS is working closely with the Ivory Coast’s independent electoral commission to ensure a credible vote.

    ECOWAS Observers to Monitor Ivory Coast Sunday Vote

  • Three presidents from the regional group known as ECOWAS met this past week with Mr. Gbagbo in hopes of arranging his departure.

    Rival Ivorian Leaders Ignore Calls to Step Down

  • Mr. Tandja's attempt to stay in power prompted the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States, known as ECOWAS, to suspend Niger from its ranks, and the U.S. and Europe cut off aid to the uranium-rich nation.

    Niger Opposition Urges Junta to Hold Elections

  • The regional bloc known as ECOWAS previously offered 3,000 troops and suggested the United States contribute 2,000.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The West African regional bloc known as ECOWAS is now proposing to mobilize an initial 1,000 soldiers in the next two weeks and is asking the United States for 1,500, west African diplomats involved in the talks said on condition of anonymity.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He has encouraged the East African countries and the so-called ECOWAS nations to step forward, as they are now doing.

    CNN Transcript Aug 5, 2003

  • I am also certain that our interaction will help to strengthen the ties between the two important regional organisations to which we belong, namely ECOWAS and SADC.

    ADDRESS TO THE PARLIAMENT OF GHANA

  • They focused a lot -- President Soglo, at one point, was the chair of ECOWAS, which is the regional peace-keeping body in West Africa --

    Press Briefing By Mike Mccurry

  • The West African bloc of states known as ECOWAS has threatened military invasion to oust

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