African Cup of Nations (CAF)
  • Niger: IOM launches reintegration projects for West African migrants with EU support
    28 march 2017 18:32:52
    Agadez, Niger (PANA) - With support from the European Union (EU) Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Niger has launched 20 community-based reintegration projects for over 3,000 returning migrants in five of the primary countries of origin – Senegal, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Guinea Conakry and Cameroon – as part of the Migrant Response and Resource Mechanism (MRRM). Full text...

  • UN: UN atomic agency, Sudan govt host meeting on cancer in developing countries
    22 march 2017 20:52:14
    New York, US (PANA) - Cancer can be a death warrant in some developing countries, spurring the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the international community on Wednesday held a high-level meeting in Khartoum, Sudan, on how to get more funding and support for treatment to parts of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Full text...

  • Rwanda: Timelines of Catholic Church's role in Rwanda's genocide
    21 march 2017 08:53:28
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Here are timelines of developments since the Catholic Church was accused of playing a role in Rwanda's 1994 genocide against Tutsis. Pope Francis on Monday asked for "forgiveness" for the Catholic Church's role in Rwanda's tragedy.Full text...

  • Rwanda: Rwandan president meets Pope Francis in Vatican city
    20 march 2017 13:13:10
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Monday held talks with the Holy Father, Pope Francis, at the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican City focused on several aspects of the relationship between Rwanda and the Holy See, according to an official statement issued to PANA in Kigali said. Full text...

  • Canada: UN global aviation body adopts new carbon emissions standards for aircraft
    07 march 2017 05:42:26
    Montreal, Canada (PANA) - The United Nations aviation body on Monday adopted new aircraft emissions to curb the impact of aviation greenhouse gas emissions on the global climate. Full text...

  • 2017 CAF U-20 AFCON: Zambia’s U-20 progress at AFCON elates President Lungu
    04 march 2017 18:24:18
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – President Edgar Lungu is confident that Zambia is on course towards the formation of a solid senior football team due to the "decisive and steady progress" the Junior Chipolopolo team has made in the ongoing Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament. Full text...

  • Zambia: Guinea qualifies for FIFA U-20 World Cup
    04 march 2017 17:04:37
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambia maintained their winning spree with a 3-1 win over Egypt in the third Group A match of the 2017 Under-20 AFCON, played on Saturday at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka. Full text...

  • 2017 CAF U-20 AFCON: Zambia in formality match against Egypt Saturday
    04 march 2017 05:05:36
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Host Zambia, already through to the semi-finals of the 2017 CAF Under-20 AFCON and a ticket to the FIFA 2017 U-20 World Cup in South Korea, play its third Group A match against Egypt on Saturday. Full text...

  • UN: UN mission in CAR reinforces presence in restive Bambari
    18 february 2017 07:05:30
    New York, US (PANA) - Following ongoing rebel activity in and around Bambari in strife-torn Central African Republic (CAR), the UN mission in the country has reinforced its presence in the city with the arrival of additional troops, including a quick reaction unit and Special Forces.Full text...

  • UN: UN official condemns armed attack on CAR hospital
    09 february 2017 18:09:10
    New York, US (PANA) - Denouncing forceful entry by armed individuals into a hospital in Central African Republic's restive PK5 neighbourhood with the intention to kill some of the patients, the Acting UN Humanitarian Coordinator in CAR, Mr. Michel Yao, has said such incidents are in violation of the international humanitarian law. Full text...

  • UN: WHO says early cancer diagnosis, better trained medics save lives
    03 february 2017 19:57:35
    New York, US (PANA) - Early cancer diagnosis saves lives and cuts treatment costs, particularly in developing countries where the majority of cancer cases are diagnosed too late, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. Full text...

  • UN: WHO says cervical cancer kills 250,000 women annually
    02 february 2017 20:03:03
    New York, US (PANA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said cervical cancer kills more than 250,000 women every year and that 85 per cent of these deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries, stressing the importance of vaccinating girls against the cancer-causing virus and screening programmes to detect and treat precancerous lesions. Full text...

  • CAR: UN fund allocates US$6 million to help thousands in violence-hit parts of CAR
    01 february 2017 09:10:16
    Bangui, CAR (PANA) - The top United Nations relief official on Tuesday approved an allocation from the organization’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support response to assist the response to new emergencies triggered by a surge of violence in the Central African Republic (CAR)’s Kaga Bandoro, Bambari and Bria areas. Full text...

  • Mauritius: AU renews support to Mauritius on Chagos Archipelago
    31 january 2017 18:54:43
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Heads of State and Government of the African Union on Tuesday adopted a resolution renewing the support of the Continent to Mauritius on the Chagos Archipelago in its dispute with the UK, PANA learnt from official sources in the Mauritian capital. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Equatorial Guinea’s corporate technocrat who wants to fix the AU (A News Analysis by Kennedy Abwao, PANA Correspondent)
    26 january 2017 05:58:35
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Agapito Mba Mokuy, Equatorial Guinea’s foreign minister, seeking support to capture Africa’s most influential diplomatic post, has evaded fame despite the growing diplomatic stature that has come with his country’s active involvement in continental affairs. Full text...

  • Central African Republic: IMF chief encourages CAR to promote peace
    25 january 2017 17:07:15
    Bangui, Central African Republic (PANA) - While facing a legacy of fragility, authorities in Central African Republic (CAR) must have a concrete focus on building peace, restoring social cohesion, and assembling a working government, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said here on Wednesday. Full text...

  • Zambia: Zambia lobbies for its candidates for AU position at AU summit
    25 january 2017 15:49:00
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Zambia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba, who is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Wednesday, introduced two Zambian candidates vying for two positions at the African Union. Full text...

  • Kenya: Canada grants more funding for global food safety
    24 january 2017 14:49:53
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Canada late Monday announced it will contribute an additional US$1 million to international bodies that develop the standards for food safety and plant protection. Full text...

  • South Africa: Company linked to fake Twitter scandal
    24 january 2017 13:49:06
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Oakbay Investments, which has been linked to damning allegations of state capture, is being accused of launching a flurry of fake news reports aimed at protecting embattled South African President Jacob Zuma. Full text...

  • Gambia: West African troops clear ground before President Barrow's takeover
    22 january 2017 18:20:26
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Moving to ensure a peaceful take over of office by Gambia's new President Adama Barrow, a contingent of West African troops on Sunday secured two military barracks in Gambia's North Bank without resistance from Gambian forces, reliable sources confirmed to PANA in the capital, Banjul.Full text...

  • CAR: Rights group calls for urgent need to rebuild CAR justice system
    11 january 2017 06:44:30
    Bangui, Central African Republic (PANA) - Human rights group Amnesty International says individuals suspected of committing war crimes including killing and rape during the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) are evading investigation and arrest, and in some cases live side by side with their victims. Full text...

  • Belgium: EC appoints new commander of its training mission in CAR
    10 january 2017 12:36:42
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The European Council on Tuesday appointed Brigadier General Herman Ruys, a Belgian national, as Commander for the European Union (EU) military training mission in Central African Republic (EUTM RCA). Full text...

  • Rwanda: Trial of deported genocide suspect from Canada postponed to 1 Dec
    28 november 2016 14:42:42
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The trial of Rwandan national, Jean Claude Seyoboka, 44, who was deported recently from Canada over his alleged role in the genocide of 1994, was adjourned to 1 December, the chief judge of the Rwandan military tribunal announced on Monday.Full text...

  • Rwanda: Canada deports wanted Rwandan over alleged genocide role
    17 november 2016 10:50:06
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Canada has expelled a Rwandan national, Jean Claude Seyoboka, over his alleged role in the genocide in 1994, the National Public Prosecution Authority (NPPA), said on Thursday in Kigali.Full text...

  • UN: UN expert says justice, reconciliation key to peace in CAR
    16 november 2016 19:00:30
    New York, US (PANA) - A UN expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic (CAR), Ms. Marie-Therese Keita, has said the justice system in CAR must be urgently strengthened if the country is to achieve lasting peace and reconciliation.Full text...

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