In Focus | West Africa
Battle over the future chair of ECOWAS

The Guinea-Bissau president's hopes of a second term at the ECOWAS helm could well be dashed. The West African regional group, weakened by a series of coups in its member states and by a spat over whether national presidents should be allowed to serve a third term, is looking at several other potential candidates. [...]
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The battle to find the next president of ECOWAS has begun.
The battle to find the next president of ECOWAS has begun. © Studio Pachamama // © Olukayode Jaiyeola/Nurphoto/Nurphoto via AFP // © Tunisian Presidency/Handout/Anadolu Agency/ Anadolu Agency via AFP // © Umit Donmez/Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency via AFP // © Issouf Sanogo/AFP // © Cedeao

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