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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Four Commissioners of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) wanted to moderate election results to force a presidential run-off, IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati claimed on Wednesday. The IEBC Commissioners split over the declaration of the presidential election results on 15 August after what a section of [...]

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Cotonou, Benin (PANA) - UNICEF will soon acquire 18 million doses of the world's first malaria vaccine, the UN agency said in a statement. The US$170 million contract for the purchase of these doses was signed on Tuesday between UNICEF and GSK, the manufacturer of the world's first malaria vaccine. This landmark [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - A total of 63,986 fake national registration numbers were discovered in Libya by commissions of the Civil Status Authority under the direction of a prosecutor, Libyan Prosecutor General Councillor Seddik Al-Sour announced here Wednesday. These numbers, he noted,, were baseless and did not exist in the country's [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdelhamid al-Dbaiba, has called for the launch of a special national programme for infertility treatment in six centres in the country. The announcement came during a meeting on Tuesday in Tripoli of al-Dbaiba with a number of [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - One death linked to the coronavirus (COVID-19)infection has been recorded in Libya from 82 new cases out of 280 samples analysed over the last 24 hours, representing a positive rate of 29.2 per cent, the National Centre for Disease Control announced on Wednesday. According to a statement [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal has recorded 22 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), comprising two imported cases and 20 cases resulting from community transmission confirmed by tests carried out on 835 samples, the Ministry of Health and Social Action announced on Wednesday. The ministry also announced that 16 patients tested negative [...]

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Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - Burundi has recorded in the last 24 hours 174 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) comprising 141 locally transmitted and 33 imported infections after tests carried out on 4,183 samples, the ministry of Health said here Wednesday. It also said 166 patients had recovered from the disease, [...]

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The South African Government on Wednesday announced a national ban on moving cattle to curb the spread of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), one of the most infectious animal illnesses. Cattle may not be moved from one property to another for a period of 21 days. The [...]

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Cotonou Benin (PANA) - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Mediator for Guinea, former Beninese President Boni Yayi, will arrive in Conakry next Sunday, as part of the management of the crisis in the country. A statement from the sub-regional group said the itinerary of the ECOWAS mediator includes [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The acting head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Raisedon Zenenga, has reiterated that getting the electoral process back on track should be a priority in response to the demands of the 2.8 million Libyans who have registered to vote. The United Nations is [...]

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Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The European Union (EU) has commended Kenyans for the calm and peaceful election day on 9 August, when they expressed their choice across six elections, including for the Presidency. A statement by the EU High Representative, Josep Borrell, said the EU takes note of the results by the Independent [...]

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Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - South Africa on Tuesday donated medical equipment to treat lung-related diseases to Mauritius. The Health and Wellness Minister, Kailesh Jagutpal, said the 400 Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), costing between $1,000 and $3,000 will help patients to have easier access to this non-invasive therapy for lung diseases. He [...]

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Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema on Wednesday left for Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), for a two-day summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of State and Government summit. "We have left for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to attend the 42nd SADC Ordinary [...]

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Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Wednesday’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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Washington, DC, US (PANA) - The U.S. Government announced on Tuesday that it will contribute more than $68 million through USAID’s continued partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP), to support the procurement, transport, and storage of up to 150,000 metric tons of Ukrainian wheat to address acute food insecurity. A press [...]

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New York, US (PANA) - The pharmaceutical company, GSK, has been awarded a contract to produce the world’s first malaria vaccine so that millions more children will be protected against the killer disease, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Tuesday.  The landmark award, valued at up to $170 million, will [...]

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