WEST AFRICA

New ECOWAS commissioners unveiled following intense lobbying

Umaro Sissoco Embaló (centre), president of Guinea-Bissau and new chairman of ECOWAS, in Accra, Ghana, on July 3, 2022.
Umaro Sissoco Embaló (centre), president of Guinea-Bissau and new chairman of ECOWAS, in Accra, Ghana, on July 3, 2022. © Seth/Xinhua News Agency/Newscom/MaxPPP
Following the change of president at the ECOWAS commission, seven new commissioners were appointed at the regional organisation's 3 July summit in Accra. Yet Dakar is not happy that it didn't get the "peace and security" post. [...] (465 words)
Issue dated 07/07/2022 Reading time 2 minutes
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