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UN: UN agencies mobilize to support Benin on cases of Lassa fever
2016-02-05 20:22:56
New York, US (PANA) - After the identification of four cases of Lassa fever in Benin, the government, backed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has immediately launched a response against the epidemic, a UN sta...Full text
Nelson Mandela
South Africa: Mandela's grandson backs Apartheid-era ministers
2016-02-05 13:20:31
Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – A grandson of former world statesman Nelson Mandela on Friday condemned the criminal charges brought against former President FW de Klerk and apartheid-era Police Minister Adriaan Vlok. Earlier this week, the Anti-...Full text

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  • Nigeria: ACBF Scribe seeks increased support for Africa's legislature
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - The Executive Secretary of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie, who is currently on a five-day official visit to Nigeria, has appealed for increased support for African legislatures to enable them further develop the democratic culture on the continent.   2016-02-09 22:28:13  Full text...
  • UN: UN Security Council boosts number of corrections officers for UN mission in CAR
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Security Council on Tuesday decided to maintain the current personnel ceiling of more than 12,800 personnel in the military and police components of the UN peacekeeping operation in Central African Republic (CAR) and to increase the number of corrections officers, in order to ensure peace and security in the country.   2016-02-09 21:31:07  Full text...
African Air Transport (AFRAA)AFRAA
US: Qatar Airways to offer direct flights to Maputo, Mozambique
2016-02-10 16:00:56
New York, US (PANA) - One of the world leading airlines, Qatar Airways, on Wednesday said it would upgrade to non-stop B787 Dreamliner service three times weekly between Doha and Maputo, Mozambique, effective 27 March. A statement from the Qatar A...Full text
African Gender Awards (Femmes Africa Solidarité/FAS)
UN: Nigerian minister wins 2016 Woman of Distinction award
2016-02-10 15:04:27
New York, US (PANA) - The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, NY (NGO CSW/NY), one of the three women’s committees of the Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the UN (CoNGO) that advocates for women’s rights and gender equality, has...Full text
Community of Sahelo - Saharan States (Cen-SAD)Community of Sahelo - Saharan States
Togo: Togo ratifies CEN-SAD revised treaty
2014-07-03 16:15:21
Lomé, Togo (PANA) – Togo has ratified the revised treaty of the Community of Sahelo-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), adopted on 16 February, 2013, by the conference of Heads of State and government from the organization, PANA learnt from official sources he...Full text
The Panafrican Journal


Conflict in Mali    The Panafrican Journal

ANGOLA : Candidate 2015-2016 for the UNO Security Coucil

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