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Mauritius: Govt bans plastic bags
2015-04-08 09:43:55
Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The Mauritian government has banned the use of plastic bags with effect from 1 Jan. 2016. Mauritian Environment Minister Raj Dayal announced the ban in Parliament Tuesday night, saying his ministry is already working o...Full text
Nelson Mandela
Côte d’Ivoire: UN seeks entries for Nelson Mandela Prize
2015-04-13 12:15:18
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - The United Nations has called for entries for the first edition of the Nelson Mandela Prize for persons who distinguish themselves in the promotion of reconciliation, social cohesion and community development, all of w...Full text

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  • Nigeria: NGO drags SA to ICC over xenophobic attacks
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigerian NGO Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has requested the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, to use her good offices to investigate allegations of hate speech by the Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, which has resulted in killing, violence and discrimination against Nigerians and other African citizens living in South Africa.   2015-04-23 11:50:56  Full text...
  • Nigeria: Experts suggest ways to end xenophobia in SA
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - International relations experts in Nigeria have proffered solutions to the recurrent wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the latest of which broke out two weeks ago and has left seven dead and thousands displaced.   2015-04-23 10:45:17  Full text...
African Air Transport (AFRAA)AFRAA
Tunisia: Tunisia gives conditions to open air space for Libyan planes
2015-04-15 11:47:45
Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia will open its air space to Libyan planes as soon as the security at Libyan airports is tightened, Tunisian Minister of Transport Mahmoudi Ben Romdhane told journalists here Wednesday. In this regard, the Minister sa...Full text
African Gender Awards (Femmes Africa Solidarité/FAS)
Mauritius: Mauritius signs the COMESA Social Charter
2015-04-21 14:41:25
Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Gender Equality Minister Mrs Aurore Perraud on Tuesday signed the COMESA Social Charter that is meant to boost economic, social and cultural development whilst adopting a human rights-based approach where wom...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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Conflict in Mali    The Panafrican Journal

ANGOLA : Candidate 2015-2016 for the UNO Security Coucil

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