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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The House of Representatives (Parliament) in Libya voted unanimously on Monday to pass a bill on family assistance amounting to 50,000 Libyan dinars (about 11,363 US dollars) for each Libyan family. However, beneficiaries of the marriage allowance granted by the government in the same amount are excluded [...]

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Pretoria, South Africa (PANA) - About a third of all adults in South Africa have received at least one Covid-19 vaccination dose, according to the Department of Health, which said on Monday 19,041,535 vaccines had been administered to 13,466,483 people or 33 per cent of the total adult population. To date, [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - After nearly two-and-a-half months without a government in Tunisia, the new prime minister, Najla Bouden Romdhane, announced here Monday the composition of her cabinet. The new government team includes 24 ministers and a secretary of state, with a record of 10 women including Mrs. Bouden. The previous government [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Al-Mangouch met with Dutch Ambassador to Libya Dolph Hochjoenich here Monday to discuss developments in Libya, including preparations for the upcoming elections scheduled for 24 December. The meeting, which took place at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, also focused on [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The Tunisian prime minister, Najla Bouden, enumerated on Monday the main agenda of her government, the most significant of which concerned the restoration of the citizen's confidence in the state and the fight against corruption. it also centred on the precise control of the functions of ministers [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The UN Human Rights Council (HRC), at the end of its 48th session, decided to extend the mandate of the Independent Fact-Finding Mission in Libya for nine months to allow for the implementation of its mandate. The HRC stressed the need to take into account the exceptional [...]

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The governor of the Sahel Region of Burkina Faso, Colonel Major Salfo Kaboré, announced here Monday an extension of the curfew imposed on the region for 45 days from 12 October to 25 November, 2021. The curfew extends from 00:00 to 4:00 for the towns of [...]

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Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - The Guinean Press Professionals Union (SPPG) Monday condemned with "the utmost energy" the violation Saturday night of the premises of the Djoma Médias press group by two heavily armed men belonging to the Special Forces Group (GFS) whose leader, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, took power on 5 [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal Sunday recorded four new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), all from community transmission and confirmed by tests carried out on 1429 samples, the Ministry of Health and Social Action announced on Monday. During its daily press briefing on the epidemiological situation the ministry also announced the recovery [...]

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The trial of the assassination of former Burkinabe President Thomas Sankara and 12 of his companions in 1987 that opened here on Monday after 34 years of legal proceedings, has been suspended to resume on 25 October 25 at the request of defense lawyers. The defense [...]

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Washington, DC, US (PANA) - Governments around the world responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with massive fiscal, monetary and financial stimulus packages. While these measures were aimed at addressing the health emergency, cushioning the impact of the pandemic on the poor and vulnerable and putting countries on a path to recovery, [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The work of a plenary session of the House of Representatives (Parliament) began behind closed doors Monday in Tobruk (East), devoted to the examination of the amendments requested by the High National Electoral Commission on the two laws of the election of the president and the [...]

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The UK on Monday announced that South Africa is one of 46 countries that have been removed from its COVID-19 red list with immediate effect. As a result, visitors from South Africa will no longer be required to quarantine in a hotel at their cost [...]

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The Malian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdoulaye Diop, on Saturday participated in the 5th edition of the Italy-Africa Business Week in Rome, called "Italia-Africa Business Week". Italia-Africa Business Week is an initiative of the African Diaspora in Italy, aimed at fostering new partnerships between Italy and Africa. The [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Seventeen new patients have died from COVID-19 infection in Libya, bringing the death toll to 4,792, the National Centre for Disease Control has announced. In a statement issued on Monday, the Centre also announced 637 new infections out of 4,863 samples tested in the last 24 hours. In [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Cracks in Libya's interim Government of National Unity (GNU) have deepened as members from the eastern Berga region, called Cyrenaica, claim the government has not respected the implementation of terms of the Political Agreement and threaten "escalating measures". They said the interim leadership has also not respected [...]

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Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - Sierra Leonean president Julius Maada Bio is expected on Monday in Conakry during which he will hold talks with Guinea's military junta, as the sub-regional body, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), steps up pressure on the military to return the country to civilian [...]

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Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Monday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Mauritian Commercial Bank: Currency                       Buying   Selling Australian Dollar           30.32     31.92 Canadian Dollar            33.14      [...]

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Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The Mauritian Minister of Health and Wellness, Kailesh Jagutpal, said on Sunday that the country's mental health services consulted more than 93,000 patients last year and more than 3,200 people were admitted at the Brown Sequard Mental Hospital. Besides, more than 224 patients under the age of 18 [...]

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Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Monday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Central Bank of Gambia. Currency                                 Buying           Selling US Dollar                                   51.50          52.30 Pound Sterling                         67.00            69.50 Euro                                             59.00       62.50 CFA Franc (5000)                     [...]

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