Events
 


About IPS

DAKAR FORUM 2015

16-17 november 2015


L'esprit de Dakar

DAKAR FORUM 2014

14-16 december 2014


Final Declaration



ELYSÉE SUMMIT

6-7 december 2013


Final Declaration

Latest News
  • Unidentified assailants in deadly Rwanda ambush 'fled to Burundi' - Rwandan Army
    18 december 2018 12:46:30
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The Rwandan Army says a group of unidentified gunmen who last weekend ambushed three passenger vehicles in southern Rwanda in which two persons were killed, escaped to Burundi during a military operation in which three of the assailants were killed. Full text...

  • Rwandan army pursues unidentified gunmen after deadly road ambush
    17 december 2018 15:16:53
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The Rwandan Army is on the hunt for gunmen who on Saturday ambushed three passenger vehicles, killed two persons and injured eight others on the main road crossing Cyitabi village on the fringes of Nyungwe forest in the south of the country, according to an official statement issued in Kigali on Monday. Full text...

  • DR Congo arrests spokesperson of Rwandan rebel group
    17 december 2018 13:12:52
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have arrested Ignace Nkaka, aka La Forge Fils Bazeye, spokesperson of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), an armed rebel group active in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, the local media reported on Monday in Kigali, quoting sources in neighbouring DR Congo. Full text...

  • Terrorist fighters wish to lay down their arms, says Burkinabe President
    17 december 2018 12:40:59
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Terrorist fighters in Burkina Faso want to lay down their arms, the President of Burkina Faso Roch Christian Kaboré told in a meeting with his compatriots in the French capital on Sunday, reports his Communication service.Full text...

  • Egyptian Salah retains BBC African Footballer-of-the-Year award
    16 december 2018 13:43:53
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Liverpool and Egypt striker, Mohamed Salah, ended a sparkling 2018 performance for club and country by winning the BBC African Footballer-of-the-Year Award for the second time in a row. Full text...

  • Tunisia, UNDP sign agreement on good governance programme
    15 december 2018 13:17:16
    Tunis, Tunisia (NAPA) - Tunisia and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Friday signed an agreement in Tunis on the implementation of a justice and peace programme aimed at building tolerant societies to achieve sustainable development and create effective and accountable institutions.Full text...

  • Barrow launches road, bridge projects in rural Gambia
    15 december 2018 13:09:35
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - President Adama Barrow on Saturday laid the foundation stone for a 50km road and four bridges to be built in the Upper River Region (URR) of rural Gambia.Full text...

  • Peacekeeping chief honours Tanzanian troops killed in deadly DR Congo attacks
    15 december 2018 05:13:37
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - A year on from the brutal killings of 15 United Nations peacekeepers from Tanzania in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the head of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) paid a visit to some of the victims’ families on Friday, to honour the memory of the soldiers who died in what was the biggest single loss of ‘blue helmets’ in recent history. Full text...

  • Libya launches training programme for police officers
    14 december 2018 12:18:38
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The Libyan government of national accord and the UN support mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Thursday announced the launch of a training programme for 1,500 police officers and 330 judicial police officers. Full text...

  • Let peace prevail, NRC urges South Sudan leaders
    13 december 2018 15:12:26
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The Norwegian Refugee Council has called for a full implementation of the revitalized peace agreement in South Sudan, noting that since 2013, the country has been plagued by armed conflicts marked by widespread sexual violence.Full text...

  • Mali President receives UN, AU envoys
    13 december 2018 11:33:24
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The Deputy UN Secretary General for peacekeeping operations, Mrs Bintou Kéita, and the African Union Senior representative of the African Peace Foundation, Dr Donald Kaberuka, on Wednesday paid a courtesy call on Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. Full text...

  • Germany ready to support Libya in fight against illegal migration
    13 december 2018 11:01:06
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The German vice foreign affairs minister, Walter Lindner, has expressed the willingness of his country to help Libya train its security agents and support the country in the fight against illegal immigrants, a statement from the Libyan interior minister of the national union government said on Wednesday.Full text...

  • Terrorists attack police station in south-west Burkina Faso
    12 december 2018 13:02:03
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The Bouroum-Bouroum police station, in south-west region of Burkina Faso, on the the border with Cote d'Ivoire, was attacked on Tuesday evening, security sources told PANA.Full text...

  • Mogadishu most crowded city in Africa as Somalis flee conflict - Report
    11 december 2018 11:18:48
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Mogadishu has become the most crowded city in Africa as Somali families running away from conflict and disaster descend on the city seeking shelter, protection and aid, a humanitarian organization said in a new report released in Nairobi Tuesday.Full text...

  • Kenyatta meets US Assistant State Secretary on deepening security ties
    06 december 2018 11:53:33
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta met US Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Tibor Peter Nagy, in Nairobi on Thursday to discuss how to deepen the Kenya-US partnerships in peace, security and trade, the President's office said.Full text...

  • Sustainability, peace, security ‘best guarantee against instability’, says Guterres
    06 december 2018 06:29:03
    New York, US (PANA) - “Peace and development are indivisible,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday, encouraging a stronger push along what he dubbed “the peace continuum” as the “best guarantee against instability and insecurity.” Full text...

  • Three gendarmes wounded in armed attack in northern Burkina Faso
    05 december 2018 16:12:01
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Three Burkinabe gendarmes were wounded and a vehicle burned late Tuesday, in the attack on a gendarmerie post on the Dori-Seytenga axis, in northern Burkina Faso, which has become a regular target by terrorists, PANA learned from an official source. Full text...

  • Malian Prime Minister announces security measures for Gao city
    03 december 2018 18:03:42
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga has announced measures to beef up public security in the northern city of Gao where about 30 people killed in brutal attacks since the beginning of this year. Full text...

  • Burkina government assesses national security situation
    03 december 2018 16:53:38
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Burkina Faso President Roch March Christian Kaboré on Monday chaired in Ouagadougou the High Council of National Defence (CSDN) as it discussed the security situation in the country marked by a resurgence of terrorist attacks. Full text...

  • Beninese government rewards outstanding sportsmen
    03 december 2018 16:20:28
    Cotonou, Benin (PANA) – More than 100 Beninese sportsmen were honoured at the weekend in Cotonou, by the ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sports. Full text...

  • Gambians propose two five-year terms for President
    03 december 2018 10:05:08
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – Many Gambians are in favour of two five-year terms for the president to be included in the tiny West African country’s new constitution in the making. Full text...

  • Five persons, including soldiers, killed in attack on army in eastern Burkina Faso
    01 december 2018 11:49:49
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) – At least five people, including soldiers, were killed on Friday in an attack directed to two patrol vehicles of the Burkina army at Boungou village in the east of the country, local security sources told PANA on Saturday. Full text...

  • Sudanese president Bashir says war in Darfur is 'a question of the past'
    30 november 2018 11:28:59
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The people of Darfur have left conflicts behind, as they have tasted the bitterness of war and learned their lessons, Sudanese President Omar Bashir has said. Full text...

  • AU awards Kenyatta for drawing worldwide attention to marine economy benefits
    28 november 2018 17:53:29
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The African Union Commission (AUC) has presented an award to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for successfully hosting the world's first Sustainable Blue Economy Conference, which ended in Nairobi on Wednesday. Full text...

  • G5 Sahel countries plan joint police force to meet needs of member countries
    27 november 2018 19:26:31
    Niamey, Niger (PANA) - The G5 Sahel Joint Force Assistance Coordination Conference was held Tuesday in Niamey to highlight the support of technical and financial partners for the operationalization of the joint police force component and respond in a coordinated, effective and inclusive way to the needs expressed by the five G5 Sahel states. Full text...

  • Daesh claims bloody attack on Tazerbou in southeast Libya
    25 november 2018 19:57:43
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The terrorist organization Daesh has claimed Friday's armed attack on the Tazerbou Oasis police station in the southeast of the country in which nine people, made up of civilians and police officers, were killed and 15 others injured.Full text...

  • Salama welcomes improvement of security in Tripoli
    25 november 2018 13:28:17
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The UN envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salama, said on Saturday that the security situation in Tripoli has improved since the signing of the ceasefire agreement in the city of Zaouia, in the west, on 4 September.Full text...

  • Gambia’s constitutional body resumes consultation in rural areas
    24 november 2018 20:15:49
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambia's Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) on Saturday resumed its nationwide consultations by holding two meetings within the Central River Region (CRR). Full text...

  • Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana conduct joint security operation
    22 november 2018 11:59:46
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - More than 850 security officers from Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana have started a joint security operation in the South and West zones of Burkina Faso to flush out criminal gangs, the Burkinabe government announced on Wednesday. Full text...

  • Police officer injured in attack in northern Burkina Faso
    22 november 2018 11:36:42
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - A police officer was slightly injured in an armed attack on Wednesday evening against a police station in Tongamayel, about 60 km from Djibo, in the north of Burkina Faso, PANA has learned from security sources. Full text...

  • Gambia's Constitutional body dismisses government's decision on abolishing death penalty
    22 november 2018 10:48:33
    Banjul, Gambia, (PANA) - Gambia’s Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) on Wednesday dismissed government’s statement to abolish the death penalty in the West African country “as an expression of opinion rather than a decision, or an intention for a decision to be made by the government”. Full text...

  • Two killed in clash between self-defence militia and butchers in Burkina Faso
    22 november 2018 09:25:38
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - At least two people died and another seriously injured on Wednesday afternoon during a clash between members of "Koglwéogo" self-defence group and butchers in a market of Tanghin district in Ouagadougou. Full text...

  • UN police officer recognised for protecting vulnerable Somali women from abuse
    22 november 2018 05:54:34
    New York, US (PANA) - United Nations Police Officer Phyllis Osei has been awarded the 2018 UN Female Police Officer Award, in recognition for her outstanding work with the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM). Full text...

  • UN chief calls for strengthening of peacekeeping in Africa
    21 november 2018 09:16:08
    New York, US (PANA) - Citing the “encouraging progress” achieved by United Nations peacekeeping operations in Africa – which hosts half of all ongoing missions – UN chief António Guterres on Tuesday urged the international community to strengthen cooperation and commitment to peacekeeping, during an open debate held at the Security Council. Full text...

  • South Sudan’s women caught up in ‘futile man’s war’ UN gender equality chief
    17 november 2018 05:18:32
    New York, US (PANA) - The women of South Sudan are leading calls for political and militia leaders to honour the recent revitalised peace agreement, and end what they regard as a “futile man’s war”, the head of the UN gender equality agency, UN Women, told the Security Council on Friday. Full text...

  • Ouagadougou to host meeting on security in Sahel
    15 november 2018 11:58:00
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Burkina Faso will host the ministerial meeting of the "Nouakchott Process", initiated in 2013 by the African Union, to strengthen security cooperation and information exchange in the Sahel-Saharan strip. Full text...

  • Libya's Interior ministry reports improved security situation in Tripoli
    14 november 2018 18:41:04
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Following the enforcement of the Common Security Plan in central Tripoli, the security situation in the Libyan capital has markedly improved, beefed up with street patrols by security agents, the Interior ministry of the Government of National Unity said in a press statement on Wednesday.Full text...

  • Gambian farmers call for empowerment
    13 november 2018 10:47:31
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – Gambian farmers in Nuimi District on Tuesday insisted that the new constitution in the making should empower them so that their welfare would be adequately addressed by those in authority. Full text...

  • Villagers want new commission for Gambian health workers
    12 november 2018 11:24:12
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The people of Jokadou District in Gambia have called for a constitutional provision on the establishment of a Health Service Commission to tackle the country’s health problems. Full text...

  • CRC holds consultations in Gambia’s North Bank Region
    12 november 2018 11:17:45
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Continuing its country-wide consultation process, Gambia’s Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) on Monday held meetings in towns within the North Bank Region (NBR) of the tiny West African nation.Full text...

  • UN Chief urges nations to work together
    12 november 2018 00:23:38
    Paris France (PANA) - From conflict and economic downturn to disease and climate change, global problems require “more than ever” a strengthening of international cooperation, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told world leaders at the Paris Peace Forum on Sunday, commemorating 100 years since the end of the First World War. Full text...

  • Nigerian President Buhari leaves for Paris Peace Forum
    09 november 2018 18:52:45
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari departed Abuja on Friday for Paris, France, to participate in the first edition of the three-day Paris Peace Forum which kicks off on Sunday. Full text...

  • Gendarme wounded in terror attack in northern Burkina Faso
    08 november 2018 19:24:46
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - A Burkinabè policeman was wounded early Thursday in a terror attack on Namsiguian gendarmerie station, located 65 km from Kongoussi in the north-central region of Burkina Faso, a police source said.Full text...

  • Senegal opens cyber security training centre
    08 november 2018 16:17:10
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - A National Cyber security School will open in January next year in Dakar, according to a statement issued here Wednesday following a session of the Council of Ministers that was chaired by President Macky Sall. Full text...

  • Kipchoge, Cherono win 2018 AIMS Awards
    08 november 2018 14:23:01
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - World record holder, Eliud Kipchoge, and three-time Berlin Marathon champion, Gladys Cherono, have been named the 2018 Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) best Marathoners, the IAAF said Thursday. Full text...

  • Sudan declares military cooperation with neighbours
    08 november 2018 11:00:48
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Sudanese Defence Minister, Lt. Gen. Awad Ibn Oaf, has revealed the existence of military coordination between Sudan, Ethiopia, Egypt and Libya to maintain security on their common borders. Full text...

  • Gambia’s constitution review body takes consultation to schools
    08 november 2018 10:39:51
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambia's Constitution Review Commission (CRC), as part of its inclusive drive of involving all citizens in the conversation on what should be or should not be included in the new constitution that is being drafted, on Thursday visited some schools in Banjul to sample students' views.Full text...

  • Dakar forum on peace, security in Africa ends
    07 november 2018 09:48:06
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The Fifth International Dakar Forum on Peace and Security in Africa ended on Tuesday in Diamniadio, about 40 km east of the Senegalese capital, with a call on African countries to strengthen cooperation between their intelligence services.Full text...

  • UN peacekeeping official calls for more women UN police
    07 november 2018 06:51:30
    New York, US (PANA) - More women officers are needed at UN Police, to make the work of the Organization more efficient and reach the whole population they are meant to serve, a senior United Nations peacekeeping official told the Security Council on Tuesday, adding that, “to reach our full potential, we must bring more women police officers into the fold”. Full text...

  • Dakar Forum on Peace and security in Africa opens in Senegal
    05 november 2018 14:49:24
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The fifth edition of the Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa began on Monday in Diamniadio, a town 40 kilometers east of the Senegalese capital, Dakar. Full text...

images images [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] images images


xhtml CSS