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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Representative at the United Nations, Taher al-Sonni, said Libyans are tired of UN Security Council sessions on Libya without effective results, stressing that the Libyan citizen has lost confidence in international initiatives that encourage those who obstruct the interests of countries that sponsor them.  Speaking [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council and Second Vice-Chairman of the African Union (AU), Mohamed Al-Manfi, said Friday that the humanitarian crisis caused by displacements and illegal migration required the provision of sustainable solutions. Al-Manfi made the call at the 15th Extraordinary Summit of heads of [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal has recorded six new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), all from community transmission and confirmed by tests carried out on 892 samples, the ministry of Health and Social Action announced on Friday. The ministry also announced that 19 patients were still under treatment but required no care [...]

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Cape Town has been nominated for a string of accolades at the World Travel Awards Africa region 2022. The prestigious awards programme rewards leaders in the tourism industry at large. The tourism Mecca has been nominated for the following categories:  Africa’s Leading Beach Destination, Africa’s Leading [...]

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Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - The French lawyers of pressure group, the National Front for the Defence of the Constitution (FNDC) of Guinea, on Thursday expressed concern about a probable repression of future peaceful demonstrations following statements by senior government officials in the region of N'zérékoré, in southern Guinea. In a statement, [...]

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The 22nd Bamako Forum opened on Thursday under the chairmanship of Malian Prime Minister, Choguel Kokalla Maiga, with the theme "Women, peace, security and development." The three-day annual international symposium in Bamako brings together delegations from Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mauritania, France and Senegal, as well as from [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The US Special Envoy and Ambassador to Libya, Richard Norland, on Thursday discussed in Tunis with officials of Libyan financial institutions a mechanism for managing oil revenues in the country. In a series of tweets, Mr. Norland said he participated on May 26 in a technical discussion [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Victims of the late Chadian dictator Hissène Habré have yet to receive any reparations, six years after his historic conviction in Senegal, seven organisations said on Friday. On 30 May, 2016, Habré, who died in August 2021, was convicted of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and torture, including sexual violence [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegalese President Macky Sall on Thursday dismissed the Minister of Public Health and Social Action, Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr, less than 24 hours after 11 newborns died in a fire at a neonatal unit of a hospital. He is replaced by the Director General of Public Health, Dr. Marie Khémesse Ngom Ndiaye, [...]

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Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - The former Guinean Prime Minister, Mamadou Cellou Dalein Diallo, who held several ministerial positions in the governments of the late President Lansana Conté, is expected to appear before the Court of Repression of Economic and Financial Offences (CRIEF) on 13 June. He would answer questions on embezzlement of [...]

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

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Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian health authorities announced on Friday that they detected eight new positive cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of positive cases to 38,020 since March 2021, the time of the third wave. Official sources at the Ministry of Health and Wellness [...]

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Washington, DC, US (PANA) - The US Department of Justice has confiscated a $3.5-million mansion acquired from alleged corruption proceeds by the former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, through a trust set up by his wife, Zineb Jammeh. It said in a statement on Thursday that this is pursuant to a court-ordered default [...]

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New York, US (PANA) - The United Nations paid tribute to the men and women serving under its flag in some of the most dangerous places in the world during a ceremony in New York on Thursday to mark the International Day of UN Peacekeepers. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres began the commemoration by [...]

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New York, US (PANA) - African countries are at the vanguard of a vital transformation of food systems to simultaneously address food security, nutrition, social and environmental protection – all while boosting resilience – said the UN chief on Thursday.  Antonio Guterres was addressing the start of a high-level policy dialogue at UN Headquarters [...]

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New York, US (PANA) - Despite UN efforts, political, economic and security deadlock continues in Libya, the UN political affairs chief told the Security Council on Thursday, adding that human rights have also deteriorated. “We are concerned that the protracted political impasse is having an increasingly negative impact on security,” said Under-Secretary-General [...]

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