Nigeria’s president Buhari chairing the 55th ordinary session of the ECOWAS.
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ECOWAS needs to be decisive in enforcing its protocols and sanctioning members that flout the provisions of its protocols and policies.
Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the Biarritz G7, August 2019.
Why do some people greet each other with a kiss? How does the custom vary from place to place? This article is excerpted from the forthcoming 'Atlas of Regional Expressions.'
Africa has tried for decades to develop robust intra-regional trade. Free trade agreement is the most recent effort
Now that African countries have signed up for the continental free trade agreement, they must complete the institutional loop by jumpstarting the creation of the African Monetary Fund.
Cholera vaccines have been given to people in Beira after an outbreak following Cyclone Idai.
Cyclone Idai showed just how unprepared SADC is to respond to major natural disasters.
Matteo Salvini: the League has left its roots.
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The history of north Italian regionalism, and why Matteo Salvini's League represents the end of a long era.
Villagers watch the sunset over a small lagoon near the village of Tangintebu in the central Pacific island nation of Kiribati.
In the Pacific region, customary laws could create problems when implementing international law associated with climate change.
Tanzania’s John Magufuli greets ruling party members after being declared winner of the presidential elections.
Tanzania’s new president, John Pombe Magufuli, needs to change the country's lukewarm attitude to the EAC and regional integration, which has cast a shadow over the future prospects of the region.
Infrastruktur, Nicole Wermers, 2015 at Tramway in Glasgow.
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Shortlisted for the Turner in 1997, Christine Borland discusses the suffocating nature of the prize and its shortsighted attempts to branch out.
Just you wait.
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There's much more to the naked male bodies of these programmes than the simple titillation that meets the eye.
Clue: not London.
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DevoManc will see £6 billion devolved to Greater Manchester for the NHS, and
Enough playing around.
Mainstream politicians see no benefit in playing to English identity. They're missing a trick.
Not a time to go it alone.
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The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has renewed debate about the effectiveness of health systems and how best to support collective regional action. Having comprehensive, accessible and sustainable systems…
So, whose flag is this?
The UK government has agreed to extend protected minority status to the Cornish – a status already granted to Scots, Welsh and Irish. This will require the government and public bodies to factor in the…
Where’s the pasty shop?
Here’s a question: what do Cornwall, Scotland, Venice and Sardinia have in common? The answer: they all have vocal political movements calling for either independence from their nation states or at least…
Australian policymakers need to acquaint themselves with the changing nature of regional governance in Asia.
The growing competition between Japan and China over regional primacy is changing the face of Asian regional governance — but not necessarily in predictable ways. While observers have focused on Asia’s…