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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The President of Burkina Faso, Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, Monday met the Secretary General of the Follow-up Committee of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, Peng Wu, who is also Director General of the Africa Department at the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the presidency announced [...]

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - President Cyril Ramaphosa is attending the G7 Summit in Germany where he is expected to participate in two outreach sessions – a working lunch on ‘Investing in the future’, and ‘Stronger Together’ that will address food security issues. On Sunday evening, Ramaphosa attended a dinner [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - A total of 480 migrants were landed on Libyan shores on 19-25 June, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced here Monday, illustrating the continuing phenomenon of illegal immigration from Libya via the Mediterranean towards Europe. A maritime update from the IOM office in Libya said that [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Libyan National Oil Company (NOC), Mustapha Sanalla, said here Monday the company was "considering the announcement of a state of force majeure in the next 72 hours in the Gulf of Sirte region, unless production and shipment [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Members of the United Nations Security Council will discuss in a briefing session on Monday the developing situation in Libya, official sources said here. This followed the stalemate in the political process after the failure of parliamentary consultations in Cairo, Egypt, to reach consensus on a legal [...]

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Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Ethiopia has denied the accusation of Sudan that its army has executed seven Sudanese soldiers and a citizen who were prisoners of war, describing it as "misrepresentation of facts and unjust blame". A statement by the Sudanese Armed Forces had said: ”In a manner that contradicts all [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The Tunisian Minister of Industry, Mines and Energy, Neila Gonji Nouira, on Saturday inaugurated the first floating experimental photovoltaic power plant in Tunis. This experimental plant is the first of its kind in Africa and the Arab world, the minister said. Construction of the 496,000-euro project started on [...]

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Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - Burundi on Saturday inaugurated its largest football stadium with a capacity of 25,000 seats, after 10 years of work initiated by Reverien Ndikuriyo, a former president of the National Football Federation, who is currently Secretary General of the ruling party. The "Peace Park Complex Pierre Nkurunziza", named after the [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdelhamid al-Dbaiba, on Sunday suspended the management of the Libyan General Electricity Company (GECOL) and ordered an administrative investigation of the company. This is against the backdrop of the persistent electricity production crisis that has recently led [...]

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, has resigned from office days after an intense public battle erupted between him and his colleagues at the Supreme Court who accuse him of sundry infractions ranging from corruption to high-handedness.  Details of the development appear scanty at the moment [...]

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

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Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan says the Ethiopian army has executed seven Sudanese soldiers and a citizen who were prisoners of war stressing that "this treacherous situation will not pass without a response". A statement by the Sudanese Armed Forces said: ” In a manner that contradicts all the laws of [...]

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has expressed "deep shock and concern" at the violent and degrading treatment of African migrants attempting to cross an international border from Morocco into Spain last Friday, with the ensuing violence leading to the deaths [...]

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – Armed separatist fighters have killed at least seven people, injured six others, raped a girl, and committed other grave human rights abuses across Cameroon's Anglophone regions since January 2022, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday. In an uptick of violence, the separatists have also burned at least [...]

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