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  • Nigeria gets two-million-dollar security assistance from US
    09 september 2002 21:29:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- The US government has provided Nigeria with additional 2. Full text...

  • Sierra Leone to mark International Peace Day
    09 september 2002 19:59:00
    Freetown- Sierra Leone (PANA) -- The Sierra Leonean government and the UN Mission in the country (UNAMSIL), plan to commemorate the International Day of Peace 21 September, according to UNAMSIL spokesperson Margaret Novicki. Full text...

  • EU welcomes peace efforts in Angola
    09 september 2002 17:13:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The European Union (EU) has commended the 26 August meeting in Luanda of the revamped Joint Commission under the Lusaka Protocol for the restoration of peace in Angola. Full text...

  • Iraqi envoy visits Kadhafi amidst war threats from US
    09 september 2002 09:54:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader Colonel Moammar Kadhafi Sunday met in Tripoli with Ali Hassan Abdemajide, a member of the Iraq Revolutionary Command, who gave delivered a verbal message from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. Full text...

  • ECA research project to assess good governance in Africa
    09 september 2002 08:39:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- A research project of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has been assessing and identifying good governance practices in some African countries, an official involved in the project said in Port Louis. Full text...

  • Sudan Rejects U.S Threats over Stalled Peace Talks
    08 september 2002 17:23:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Sudan has said it will not succumb to threats of economic sanctions by the U. Full text...

  • Tripartite meeting in Egypt reviews Sudanese peace talks
    07 september 2002 20:10:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Developments in Sudan following the suspension of peace talks between the government and SPLA rebels were at the centre of a tripartite meeting in Cairo involving Sudanese, Libyan and Egyptian authorities, diplomatic sources indicated Friday in Tripoli. Full text...

  • Nigerian govt securities transaction in upswing
    07 september 2002 13:31:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Transaction in Nigerian government securities was in the upswing this week as a total of 63. Full text...

  • Liberia's peace conference hits headlines
    07 september 2002 13:21:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- A decision by delegates attending Liberia's national conference on peace and reconciliation in Monrovia to hold talks with rebels fighting President Charles Taylor's government, made headlines in the countries' dailies this week. Full text...

  • Calm returns to Somali village
    05 september 2002 13:18:00
    Mogadishu- Somalia (PANA) -- Calm returned to Fagah village, north of Mogadishu Thursday after a two-day clan fighting left 30 people dead and 100 injured. Full text...

  • France decries fresh hostilities in Sudan
    04 september 2002 16:50:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- France Wednesday deplored the resumption of clashes in southern Sudan and called on the two warring parties to show restraint, a spokesman of the French Foreign Ministry said in Paris. Full text...

  • Britain urges resumption of Mideast peace talks
    04 september 2002 16:37:00
    London- UK (PANA) -- British Foreign Office Minister Mike O'Brien has called on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to rebuild trust and return to the negotiating table. Full text...

  • Ugandan Stock Exchange opens week with a slump
    03 september 2002 19:33:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- The Ugandan Securities Exchange (USE) opened trading for the week Tuesday with a dismal slump in activity, recording a miserly 415 dollars in turnover, way below last week's 155,052 dollars. Full text...

  • Magistrate court frees 12 Greenpeace activists over fines
    02 september 2002 10:05:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Twelve Greenpeace activists walked free from Atlantis magistrates court on Monday, after being fined R4000 for breaching security at South Africa's only nuclear power plant at Koeberg, near Cape Town. Full text...

  • Libya warns US, UK against striking Iraq
    01 september 2002 13:55:00
    Sebha- Libya (PANA) -- Leader of the Libyan revolution, Colonel Moammar Kadhafi, Saturday night warned the US and Britain to refrain from any military action against Iraq. Full text...

  • S. African govt officials meet Lesotho counterparts on security
    30 august 2002 16:45:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South African inter- ministerial security officials Friday met with their Lesotho counterparts to prepare a meeting aimed at finalising arrangements for a ministerial session on security issues planned for September. Full text...

  • Ugandan Army releases priests from detention
    30 august 2002 15:19:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- After a daylong military detention, the Uganda army Friday said that it had Thursday night released three Catholic priests arrested for collaborating with the Lords Resistance Army rebels who have been fighting Kampala for years. Full text...

  • Ugandan Stock Exchange ends week upbeat
    30 august 2002 12:14:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Trading at the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) remained upbeat at the close of trading Thursday, despite suffering a nine-percent slump compared to the turnover with the bourse opened the week last Tuesday. Full text...

  • Greenpeace defends action against South African chemical plant
    29 august 2002 11:42:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Greenpeace said Thursday it had spotlighted what it described as one of the world's most notorious corporate criminals, Dow Chemical, by signposting and fencing off an open discharge pipe for toxic waste at the company's manufacturing facility in South Africa. Full text...

  • Egypt declares support for Sudan peace talks
    29 august 2002 11:12:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Egypt has recoiled from its earlier opposition to the ongoing Sudan peace talks, saying the country now fully supports the process and would help mobilise resources for its implementation. Full text...

  • FAO announces food security programme for Gabon
    27 august 2002 20:27:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- FAO director general Jacques Diouf has announced the launching of a special food security programme in Gabon in 2003 to alleviate its food scarcity problem. Full text...

  • Polisario declares support for Baker's mission
    27 august 2002 19:25:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- A Polisario official has said that his front will continue to support and deal with former US secretary of state James Baker in his efforts to solve the conflict in Western Sahara. Full text...

  • Catholic Bishop sees no peace in Liberia without justice
    27 august 2002 15:28:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) – Liberia's Roman Catholi-c Bishop Michael Francis, warned Tuesday that the country would not know peace if those in authority choose to ignore justice. Full text...

  • Experts at WSSD differ with Greenpeace campaign against GMOs
    27 august 2002 15:08:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- A 175-million dollar campaign against the development of genetically modified (GM) crops, launched by the Greenpeace environmental group, has been criticised by dissenters who insist that biotechnology is vital in the search for food self-sufficiency in Africa. Full text...

  • Ugandan Stock Exchange opens week upbeat
    27 august 2002 13:27:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- The Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) opened trading for the week Tuesday with a 99. Full text...

  • FAO plans food security programme for Gabon
    26 august 2002 23:59:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation will implement a special food security programme for Gabon starting early 2003, the organisation's Director General, Jacques Diouf, announced here Monday. Full text...

  • Angolan govt, UNITA agree to complete Lusaka accord
    26 august 2002 22:46:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- The Angolan government and UNITA on Monday formally signed in Luanda a document containing compromise minutes for the conclusion of the political aspects under the 1994 Lusaka Protocol. Full text...

  • Greenpeace-France criticises Bush for absence at WSSD
    26 august 2002 18:16:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The NGO, Greenpeace-France, has expressed deep disappointment over the absence of US President George W. Full text...

  • South African soldiers injured in Burundi
    26 august 2002 18:14:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Two soldiers of a South African protection force based in Bujumbura were wounded on Sunday during an attack. Full text...

  • Transactions in govt securities upbeat in Nigeria
    26 august 2002 14:21:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Transactions in Nigerian government securities stayed upbeat last week, with a total of 42,050 million Naira worth of treasury bills traded by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), up from the 25,400 million Naira in the preceding week. Full text...

  • Angolan govt, UNITA agree implementation of Lusaka Protocol
    24 august 2002 21:47:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- The Angolan government and former rebel UNITA movement, have signed an accord in Luanda pledging to wind up the Lusaka Peace Protocol within 45 days. Full text...

  • Ugandan govt bows to pressure, makes cease-fire offer to rebels
    24 august 2002 16:58:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- The Ugandan government has bowed to local and international pressure and offered a one-week cease- fire to commence dialogue with the rebel Lords Resistance Army (LRA). Full text...

  • Stock of Zambian government securities rises
    24 august 2002 10:46:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The stock of the Zambian government securities has risen from 1,274. Full text...

  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu visits Greenpeace ship
    23 august 2002 12:20:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu who is a Nobel peace laureate visited the Greenpeace ship the Esperanza Friday in Cape Town, to give his blessing to the vessel and crew who recently protested against the passage of two plutonium carrying ships off the South African coast. Full text...

  • DR Congo, Rwanda trade accusations over accord violation
    22 august 2002 19:25:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- Less than a month after they signed a peace agreement, Rwanda and the DR Congo are accusing each other of violating the accord. Full text...

  • DR Congo, Rwanda trade accusations over accord violation
    22 august 2002 19:25:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- Less than a month after they signed a peace agreement, Rwanda and the DR Congo are accusing each other of violating the accord. Full text...

  • US promises more aid for good governance ahead of WSSD
    22 august 2002 18:39:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- The US government said in its report for the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) released Thursday, that it would give more aid to countries that ruled justly, invested in their people and encouraged economic freedom. Full text...

  • US embassy warns citizens to avoid crowds in South Africa
    22 august 2002 16:28:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- The US embassy in Pretoria on Thursday warned Americans visiting South Africa for the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) to avoid crowds. Full text...

  • African observers to visit Bangui and N'djamena
    22 august 2002 11:30:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Members from an ad-hoc commission created in Brazzaville, Congo recently will soon visit Bangui and N'djamena in a bid to ease the tension between the Central African Republic and Chad, official sources said in Libreville Wednesday. Full text...

  • Minister to lead 'peace' mission to DR Congo's Ituri province
    20 august 2002 23:18:00
    Kinhasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- DR Congo human rights minister Ntumba Luaba will soon lead a peace mission to Ituri Province in north- east of the country, official sources in Kinshasa said Tuesday. Full text...

  • HRW implicates rebel Commanders in Kisangani war crimes
    20 august 2002 20:52:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has in a new report, identified top commanders of the Rwanda-backed Congolese Rally for Democracy (RCD) rebel movement, implicated in the May massacres in Kisangani, DR Congo, and called for their prosecution for war crimes. Full text...

  • Ugandan Stock Exchange off to quiet start this week
    20 august 2002 20:27:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- The Ugandan Securities Exchange (USE) kept silent as the new trading week opened Tuesday. Full text...

  • Moi urges US to support IGAD peace efforts on Sudan
    20 august 2002 17:51:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi Tuesday urged the US to support the peace efforts on Sudan by the regional Inter-Governmental Authority for Development (IGAD). Full text...

  • US Ambassador in Dakar calls for budget transparency
    20 august 2002 13:44:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Transparent budgets constitute "a key element in any good governance initiative" the US Ambassador to Senegal, Harriet Elam-Thomas said in Dakar Monday. Full text...

  • South African delegation in DR Congo to assess peace accord
    19 august 2002 23:55:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- A six-member South African delegation is in Kinshasa to follow-up on the Pretoria peace accord signed on 30 July between the DR Congo and Rwanda. Full text...

  • 800 killed in Algeria since January
    19 august 2002 19:44:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Algeria's armed Islamic groups have killed 800 people since the beginning of the year, the International Human Rights Federation (FIDH) said. Full text...

  • US hopeful on Sudan peace process
    19 august 2002 17:41:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- US Peace Envoy to Sudan, John Danforth, has expressed optimism with the ongoing peace process, saying the prospects for ending the two-decade-old brutal war in the eastern African country have never been brighter. Full text...

  • Nigerian papers differ on US travel warning
    19 august 2002 15:49:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian newspapers Monday expressed different opinions on the US travel warning for Nigeria, issued earlier this month. Full text...

  • US renews commitment to Sudan peace process
    18 august 2002 17:08:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- US President George W. Full text...

  • Transactions in Nigerian govt securities upbeat
    17 august 2002 12:56:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Transactions in Nigerian government securities was upbeat this week, as a total of 25. Full text...

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