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African Public Servants unhappy

Africa Public and Civil Service Union Network (APACSUN) has expressed indignation that large proportion of workers on the continent are not covered under the social security systems, especially for the informal sector. APACSUN has, therefore, resolved to support member unions to study and adopt best practices that enable the improvement …

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ECOWAS countries must accept ECO with caution

Public Services International (PSI), a  global union federation for workers in public services, has cautioned countries belonging to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), to tread cautiously in accepting ECO as a legal tender. It noted that wholesale acceptance of the currency without due consideration to differences in …

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CCIJ joins global community to condemn jailing of Benin journalist, Ignace Sossou

…Demands his immediate unconditional release The Center for Collaborative Investigative Journalism (CCIJ) has joined the global community of journalists and journalism rights organisations to condemn the unfair trial and sentencing of Benin journalist, Ignace Sossou and called for his immediate unconditional release. In a statement issued today, January 16, 2019, …

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ECOWAS urged to involve citizens in its activities

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been urged to involve citizens in its activities to enable them to better appreciate its contribution to the socio-economic development of the sub-region. ECOWAS has also been urged to work towards ensuring community ownership of its programmes to ensure sustainability and …

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Ghana, Turkey sign MoU on diplomatic archives

Ghana’s Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Ministry has signed  a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its Turkish counterpart for cooperation in the field of information technologies and diplomatic archives. The Foreign Affairs Ministers: Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey sealed the deal on behalf of Ghana, while  Mr Mevlut Cavusoglu, signed on …

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