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All citizens of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) can leave and enter any ECOWAS country and reside in it without any hindrance, Minister for Information, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, has disclosed.

Mr Abdul-Hamid explained …

IGAD Executive Secretary Contributes to EU-East Africa Seminar

May 25, 2017, Djibouti (Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, H.E. Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim, today actively participated in the European Union (EU)-East Africa Regional Seminar held in Djibouti.

This EU-East …

Non-Governmental Organizations Committee Recommends 7 Groups for Special Status with Economic and Social Council, Postpones Action on 75

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 7 entities for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, while deferring action on 75 others.

The 19-member Committee vets applications submitted by non-governmental organizations, recommending …

International Cooperation to End Tax Crimes Crucial for Achieving Sustainable Growth Agenda, Speakers Say as Development Financing Forum Concludes

The global movement under way to stamp out international tax fraud was central to ending the booming illegal cross-border flow of money and capital obstructing realization of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Economic and Social …

FAO Food Price Index dips again in April, led by sugar and vegetable oils

Photo: ©FAO/Vyacheslav Oseledko

Goats in Kyrgyzstan.

4 May 2017, Rome-Global food commodity prices fell in April amid expectations of ongoing robust supplies of many key staples.

The FAO Food Price Index averaged 168 points in April, down …

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