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Sudan: Dozens killed after fuel tanker explosion in South Sudan
2015-09-17 18:39:25
Khartoum, Sudan (PANA ) - Scores of civilians were killed in South Sudan's Maridi town, West Equatoria State, when a fuel tanker capsized and exploded Wednesday, according to the UN Mission in that country, UNMISS. UNMISS said Thursday it had receiv...Full text
Nelson Mandela
South Africa: Mandela's grandson gets bail in rape case
2015-08-25 18:20:48
Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Mbuso Mandela, the grandson of former South African president Nelson Mandela, who is accused of raping a 15-year-old teenager was granted bail on Tuesday. The 24-year-old suspect was released on US$700 bail. He has...Full text

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  • Italy: IOM event reflects on Mediterranean deaths
    Rome, Italy (PANA) - Italy’s Mediterranean island of Lampedusa will on Saturday observe the second anniversary of a tragedy that took the lives of 368 migrants, who perished on 3 Oct. 2013, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced Friday, recalling that most of those who died had fled Eritrea and were attempting to sail to Europe via Libya.   2015-10-02 11:15:16  Full text...
  • Tanzania: Africa Code Week brings digital literacy to young people
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - SAP, a multinational inter-enterprise software company, Thursday kicked off 'Africa Code Week', a continent-wide initiative to spread digital literacy and simplify access to coding education for young people.   2015-10-02 09:17:05  Full text...
African Air Transport (AFRAA)AFRAA
Rwanda: RwandAir to launch flights to Europe, Asia by 2016
2015-09-08 20:20:34
Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwanda's flag carrier, RwandAir Express, plans to extend its services to Europe and Asia by next year, according to an official statement issued in Kigali on Tuesday. This follows the signing of an aircraft purchase agreem...Full text
African Gender Awards (Femmes Africa Solidarité/FAS)
UN: Mahama stresses need to address gender gap, ending child marriage
2015-09-30 19:11:37
New York, US (PANA) - President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana on Wednesday said his country places great importance on gender equality, noting that a major priority to enhance gender equality will be closing the vast gaps between men and women thro...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
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