African Cup of Nations (CAF)
  • South Africa: Constitutional Court addresses Zuma scandal
    09 february 2016 12:30:21
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – All eyes are on the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg which is hearing an application about the illegitimate use of state funds for President Jacob Zuma’s private residence which has rocked his administration. Full text...

  • CAR: 'Strengthen peacekeepers to prevent renewed violence' - Amnesty
    08 february 2016 07:35:35
    Bangui, Central African Republic (PANA) - Civilians in Central African Republic (CAR) remain at risk of deadly violence and instability unless serious weaknesses in the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission, MINUSCA, are urgently addressed, Amnesty International said in a new report published on Monday. Full text...

  • UN: UN chief stresses need to eliminate cervical cancer
    04 february 2016 14:51:05
    New York, US (PANA) - Marking World Cancer Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Full text...

  • Central African Republic: UN renews sanctions, stresses urgent need to end impunity in CAR
    27 january 2016 18:35:16
    New York, US (PANA) – Stressing the urgent need to end impunity in Central African Republic (CAR) and bring to justice those who violate humanitarian law, the UN Security Council on Wednesday renewed its sanctions against individuals or groups implicated in the country’s ongoing sectarian tensions. Full text...

  • CAR: UN peacekeepers help provide security as CAR holds elections
    30 december 2015 16:26:08
    Bangui, Central African Republic (PANA) – United Nations peacekeepers were out in force at polling stations throughout Central African Republic (CAR) Wednesday as the country voted in presidential and legislative elections, a major step on the path to stability after two years of conflict between Muslims and Christians. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Born Free Foundation hails U.S. decision to list African lions as endangered
    22 december 2015 17:56:51
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - The Born Free Foundation on Tuesday applauded the decision of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to list African lions under the US Endangered Species Act (ESA). Full text...

  • Tanzania: ITC. EAC launch project to boost intra-African trade
    15 december 2015 18:19:48
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the East African Community (EAC) Tuesday announced that they were jointly launching a regional project to boost intra-African trade. Full text...

  • CAR: UN chief urges peaceful, credible conduct of CAR polls on draft Constitution
    12 december 2015 19:36:56
    Bangui, Central African Republic (PANA) - On the eve of the referendum on the draft Constitution in Central African Republic, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on all national stakeholders to ensure that the referendum is conducted in a peaceful and credible manner. Full text...

  • Mauritius: 'Mauritius to examine AU’s recommendations on elections'
    13 november 2015 12:11:15
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth has said that the government will examine the recommendations made by the African Union Observer Mission on the National Assembly Elections held on 10 December 2014.Full text...

  • UN: UN health experts say processed meat, bacon, sausage cause cancer
    26 october 2015 17:50:19
    New York, US (PANA) - Eating red meat more, especially processed meat and Full text...

  • Zambia: Vatican to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations with Zambia
    20 october 2015 14:10:21
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Pope Francis will from 7-10 November send his Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See to Zambia to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Holy See (Vatican) and the Republic of Zambia. Full text...

  • Tanzania: IOM condemns weekend violence, looting in Bangui
    29 september 2015 12:46:04
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has condemned the resurgence of violence in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), where at least 36 people have reportedly been killed since Saturday and another 100 wounded.Full text...

  • Ethiopia: AU calls Burkina Faso coup null and void
    17 september 2015 17:49:55
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has dismissed the coup in Burkina Faso as an affront on the political transition in the West African nation, saying it was null and void, coming as the country approached the end of months of a fragile process to return to civil democratic rule. Full text...

  • Tanzania: IMF approves US$11.8m financial assistance for CAR
    16 september 2015 09:13:15
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Wednesday announced a US$11.8-million package in financial assistance for Central African Republic (CAR.) under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF), to assist the authorities to meet urgent balance of payments needs and to support their emergency economic recovery programme. Full text...

  • Central African Republic: MINUSCA condemns attack on Rwandan police unit in Bangui
    10 september 2015 17:43:56
    Bangui, CAR (PANA) – The UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) has strongly condemned an ambush on the Rwandan police unit early Thursday. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Vatican announces Pope Francis' trip to Africa
    10 september 2015 17:13:09
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – Pope Francis is due to make a pastoral trip to Africa in November 2015 at the invitation of the Heads of State and episcopal conferences of Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic, according to a statement received here Thursday from the Vatican news service. Full text...

  • Central African Republic: Clashes in CAR force thousands to seek refuge at MINUSCA base
    27 august 2015 19:19:18
    Bangui, CAR (PANA) – Clashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced several thousand people to flee their homes in the Central African Republic (CAR) town of Bambari and seek shelter at a former cotton factory inside the compound of the UN peacekeeping mission, the UN refugee agency said Thursday. Full text...

  • Botswana: British technocrat endorses Masire-Mwamba for Commonwealth job
    13 august 2015 07:44:12
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Harvey Thomas, a former press and public relations director to the late British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, is due in Gaborone on 20 August to drum up support for Mmaskegoa Masire-Mwamba, Botswana’s nominated candidate for the post of Commonwealth Secretary-General.Full text...

  • Mali: Mali selected to benefit from quality education programme
    12 august 2015 21:12:33
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – Mali has been selected to benefit from a support programme to quality education initiated by the international NGO "Right to play, which has released 1.5 billion CFAF to support quality education in nine African countries, sources told PANA on Wednesday at the launch of the programme in the Malian central city of Segou. (US$1=595 CFAF) Full text...

  • Togo: International Federation of Maracana Sport set up in Togo
    06 august 2015 20:40:51
    Lomé, Togo (PANA) – The International Federation of Maracana Sports (IFMS) has been set up in the Togolese capital, Lomé, at the end of the general assembly held on Thursday in Lomé, sports sources told PANA.Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: New Suez Canal to be inaugurated shortly
    30 july 2015 14:18:25
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The new Suez Canal, built at a cost of 3 billion euros, will be opened to public use on 6 August, 2015, PANA reported, quoting official sources in Egypt.Full text...

  • Tanzania: Ruling party picks candidate to succeed President Kikwete
    12 july 2015 10:45:32
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzania’s ruling Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party on Sunday named Works Minister John Pombe Magufuli its candidate for the forthcoming Presidential election to succeed Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete who, under the constitution, is bound to stand down after serving two five-year terms. Full text...

  • 2015 FIFA WWC: USA beats Japan 5-2, claims 3rd title
    06 july 2015 07:39:15
    Vancouver, Canada (PANA) - Team USA claimed its third FIFA Women's World Cup here Sunday with an emphatic 5-2 win over defending champion Japan. Full text...

  • 2015 FIFA WWC: England beats Germany 1-0 for 3rd place, as USA meets Japan in final match Sunday
    05 july 2015 08:31:27
    Edmonton, Canada (PANA) - England on Saturday outlasted two-time champion Germany (winners in 2003 and 2007) in extra time to secure third-place at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada, thanks to a Fara Williams strike from the penalty spot in the 18th minute of the 30-minute extra time.Full text...

  • 2015 FIFA WWC: England vs Germany in third-place match
    04 july 2015 06:41:06
    Edmonton, Canada (PANA) - England take on Germany here Saturday in the third-place match at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada.Full text...

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