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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - A total of 15 bodies of illegal migrants of Sudanese nationality who were trying to reach Libya have been discovered in the Libyan-Sudanese border area, the section of the Anti-Illegal Immigration Body in Kufra (south) announced. In a statement issued on Saturday, the body said that nine [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - A total of 2,297,234 people have been vaccinated against the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Libya since the national pandemic vaccination campaign was launched in March 2021, the National Centre for Disease Control announced, as it began administering the fourth booster dose. "The total number of people vaccinated against [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The acting head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Raisedon Zenenga, has urged Libya's political leaders on the occasion of International Youth Day "to put in place practical mechanisms to involve young people in the decision-making process. They must also respond to their call [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan prime minister of the national unity government, Abdelhamid al-Dbaiba, has assured "those who want to control through military coups that this time is over" and that the people's choice for elections could not be ignored. In a speech at the celebration of the International Youth [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal has recorded 29 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), all from community transmission, confirmed by tests carried out on 857 samples, the Ministry of Health and Social Action announced on Saturday. In its daily communiqué on the epidemiological situation, the ministry also announced that 26 patients tested [...]

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Cotonou Benin (PANA) - The Beninese state has disbursed 1.5 billion CFA francs as subsidy to the three most representative political parties in the country, official sources said here Saturday. The 'Force Cauris pour un Bénin émergent' (FCBE, opposition), the Republican Bloc (BR, movement) and the Progressive Union (UP, movement) are [...]

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The French military force Barkhane announced on Saturday the neutralization of two jihadist fighters in the Ansongo region of Mali. In the morning of Saturday 13 August 2022, in the vicinity of the town of Tassiga (37km south-east of Ansongo) in the Malian Liptako, a unit [...]

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Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Saturday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by the Central Bank of Gambia. Currency                                 Buying           Selling US Dollar                                   53.00          54.50 Pound Sterling                          [...]

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New York, US (PANA) - The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has strongly condemned last Sunday's terrorist attack against the Malian Armed Forces in Tessit, Ansongo region, which resulted in a high number of casualties and loss of life. A statement on Friday by his spokesperson, Stéphane Dujarric, said the UN chief "expresses [...]

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Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Health authorities in Mauritius on Friday reported four new deaths attributed to coronavirus (COVID-19), the Government Information Service (GIS) said. It  also indicated that, as at 10 August 2022, there were 210 active cases of COVID-19, in the island, out of which 30 were admitted to the [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Senegalese politician, diplomat, and former minister, Abdoulaye Bathily, has been proposed by the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, to become the next UN Special Envoy to Libya. This comes nine months after the vacancy of this crucial post in the UN mediation to support the North African [...]

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