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  • Rwanda, Uganda accuse each other of preparing for war
    23 october 2001 21:35:00
    Kigali- Rwanda (PANA) -- Tension is building up between Rwanda andUganda with both countries trading accusations that one is preparing to launch a war against the other, military sources in Kigali reported Tuesday night. Full text...

  • More die from gunshot wounds in Malawi
    23 october 2001 14:13:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- At least two people die of gunshot wounds per week in Malawi due to an influx of assault rifles, an orthopaedic surgeon at Lilongwe Central Hospital has revealed. Full text...

  • Governor satisfied with security situation in Bengo
    23 october 2001 10:36:00
    Caxito- Angola (PANA) -- The Governor of Angola's northern Bengo Province, Isalino Mendes, said the security situation in the area has now improved. Full text...

  • Mauritian group calls for common declaration against war
    21 october 2001 12:52:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- A Mauritian social group, Lalit, has called for a common declaration against war saying the use of arms is not an effective way to combat terrorism. Full text...

  • Army disbands UNITA base in Benguela
    19 october 2001 23:36:00
    Benguela- Angola (PANA) -- Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) say they recently disbanded an important military base of the rebel UNITA movement at Ganda district in central coastal Benguela Province. Full text...

  • UN Security Council to discuss Angola Friday
    18 october 2001 18:52:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- The UN Security Council would on Friday discuss the peace process in Angola, according to a despatch Thursday, of the Angolan Press Agency (ANGOP). Full text...

  • British embassy in Tanzania suspends activities
    17 october 2001 18:19:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- The British embassy in Dar es Salaam Tuesday suspended its activities for a week to sort out security problems at its offices. Full text...

  • Nigeria tightens security at Airports
    16 october 2001 19:50:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- As the effects of 11 September aerial attacks on the US continues to reverberate, Nigeria has introduced measures aimed at tightening security at its airports nation-wide. Full text...

  • Kabila reiterates call for foreign troops to quit Congo
    16 october 2001 19:13:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- President Joseph Kabila at the weekend reiterated his call for a complete withdrawal of foreign troops from DR Congo as a precondition for lasting peace in the country. Full text...

  • High Commission Denies Pakistanis Arrested In Nigeria
    16 october 2001 17:28:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Pakistani High Commission in Nigeria Tuesday denied claims that five of the Asian country's citizens, suspected to be terrorists, were arrested in Nigeria, even as the police authorities re-confirmed the report. Full text...

  • Mbeki weighs request to send troops to Burundi
    16 october 2001 13:35:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- President Thabo Mbeki is still considering a request for South African troops to be sent to Burundi to protect exiled Burundian leaders returning home. Full text...

  • Govt. orders arrest of killers of Nigerian soldiers
    15 october 2001 19:22:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Nigerian government Monday ordered the arrest of those behind last week's killing of 16 soldiers deployed to the crisis-torn communities along the borders of the northern States of Benue and Taraba. Full text...

  • Deputy President Zuma gets more honours
    15 october 2001 09:05:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The University of the North has conferred an honorary doctoral degree on South Africa's Deputy President, Jacob Zuma, in recognition of his proven dedication to freedom, equity and democracy. Full text...

  • Four Africans receive Africa Prize for Leadership
    14 october 2001 17:24:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- Four Africans who have made extra-ordinary contributions to the fight against HIV/AIDS in their countries were Saturday awarded the Africa Prize for Leadership at a colourful ceremony in New York by The Hunger Project, a non-governmental organisation committed to reducing poverty in the world. Full text...

  • Kenya tightens security on its borders
    14 october 2001 11:09:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The authorities in Kenya have announced a tightening of security at all border entry points, airports and around vital installations to counter possible terrorist attacks. Full text...

  • Ghana media yet to wake up to Annan's Nobel Prize award
    13 october 2001 11:12:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- The Ghanaian media is yet to wake up to the news of Kofi Annan, Ghanaian-born UN Secretary General, being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Full text...

  • Government, rebels agree to bury the hatchet
    12 october 2001 16:18:00
    Freetown- Sierra Leone (PANA) -- The Sierra Leonean government and the rebel Revolutionary United Front (RUF) have agreed to sink their differences and speed the peace process in the country. Full text...

  • Kofi Annan, UN clinch Nobel Peace Prize
    12 october 2001 14:10:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Ghanaian-born UN secretary general Kofi Annan and the world body itself have been awarded the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize. Full text...

  • South African troops may assist with Burundi peace process
    12 october 2001 08:15:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Former President Nelson Mandela has said he will urge the South African government to send troops to Burundi within the next few days to protect exiled Burundian leaders returning home. Full text...

  • Cape Verde to set up intelligence gathering unit
    11 october 2001 15:30:00
    Praia- Cape Verde (PANA) -- A State information and security service would soon be set up in Cape Verde, the Portuguese News Agency (LUSA) Wednesday quoted Prime Minister José Maria Neves as hinting. Full text...

  • South Africans warned to keep off US-Afghan conflict
    10 october 2001 12:11:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The South African government has warned that it would prosecute citizens planning to avenge US military strikes against Afghanistan. Full text...

  • Nigeria to host another meeting of Congo's belligerents
    10 october 2001 11:53:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria is to host another meeting of parties to the crisis in DR Congo as a follow-up to last week's botched conference aimed at restoring lasting peace to the central African country. Full text...

  • Nigeria tightens security following US reprisal attacks
    09 october 2001 13:54:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- In the aftermath of US reprisal attacks on Afghanistan, Nigerian security officials are meeting in Abuja as part of efforts to tighten national security and protect foreigners living in the country. Full text...

  • RUF Rebels Prepare for Tripartite Talks
    08 october 2001 22:56:00
    Freetown- Sierra Leone (PANA) -- A six-member delegation of the Revolutionary United Front has arrived here for a tripartite meeting with UN and Government scheduled for 11 October. Full text...

  • Norbert Zongo given posthumous award
    08 october 2001 22:49:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Late Burkinabe journalist, Norbert Zongo was elected co-winner of the Integrity Award 2001, given by the international anti-corruption NGO, Transparency International. Full text...

  • African gendarmerie authorities meet in Dakar
    08 october 2001 09:42:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Gendarmerie heads from Africa and France Monday began a two-day international symposium in Dakar, Senegal on the maintenance of order while respecting public liberties. Full text...

  • Rebel attacks in Burundi leave 16 dead
    08 october 2001 09:29:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- At least 16 people were killed and several others are missing or wounded following attacks blamed on Burundian rebels since Thursday in the north-western province of Bubanza, an official source said. Full text...

  • America launches attacks on Afghanistan
    08 october 2001 07:53:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- The US Sunday launched attacks on Afghanistan targeting the military command posts of the ruling Taliban government and terrorist training camps in the country. Full text...

  • Bashir sends peace adviser to Abuja
    07 october 2001 12:50:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- President Omar el Bashir Sunday sent his peace adviser, Ghazi Atabani, with a message on the peace process in Sudan to President Olusegun Obasanjo, the official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported. Full text...

  • Britain joins the search for peace in Sudan
    06 october 2001 13:00:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Britain says it is seeking a leading role in ending 18 years of fighting in Sudan, Khartoum press reports Saturday quoted the Ambassador Richard Makepeace saying. Full text...

  • Angolan government says UNITA rebels are desperate
    06 october 2001 10:08:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- President Jose Eduardo dos Santos of Angola has intimated that the rebel UNITA movement was now in a state of despondency, barely carrying out isolated attacks on unprotected civilians and economic targets. Full text...

  • Displaced women lose hope in the future
    05 october 2001 21:47:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- A study carried out by the National Pedagogic Institute (IPN) has shown that most women displaced by the war in DR Congo have little hope in the future. Full text...

  • University awards top sports personalities
    04 october 2001 11:42:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Top South African hockey player Sophie Mayer and basketball star Quintin Denyssen were crowned sportswoman and sportsman of the year, respectively, at the University of the Witwatersrand's annual sports awards dinner Wednesday night in Cape Town. Full text...

  • Government denies involvement in fighting
    02 october 2001 23:42:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- DR Congo Press and Information minister Kikaya Bin Karubi has refuted allegations that government forces (FAC) were involved in recent fighting in the eastern town of Kindu. Full text...

  • Burundi peace talks stumble in Arusha
    02 october 2001 20:57:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela returned to South Africa Tuesday empty handed after talks in Arusha, Tanzania on the Burundi peace process failed to secure a breakthrough. Full text...

  • EU Special Envoy to the Great Lakes meets Kabila
    02 october 2001 00:00:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The EU special envoy to the Great Lakes Region, Aldo Ajello, said he discussed at the weekend with President Joseph Kabila, the peace process in DR Congo as well as the situations in Rwanda and Burundi. Full text...

  • Buyoya for Arusha peace talks
    01 october 2001 23:46:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Burundi leader Pierre Buyoya left Bujumbura Monday for a sub-regional Summit in Arusha, Tanzania, on the peace process in his country. Full text...

  • Experts study prospects of peacekeeping in Burundi
    01 october 2001 14:26:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- African military experts supporting the peace process in Burundi have assessed the possibility of deploying a foreign peace keeping force in the country, according to Defence Minister Cyrille Ndayirukiye. Full text...

  • Nigeria to establish commission on security
    01 october 2001 12:34:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Amid a rising wave of violent crimes, ethnic and sectarian crises, Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo Monday announced plans to establish a Commission on Security to advise it on ways and means of strengthening overall security in the country. Full text...

  • South African television documentary wins Award
    01 october 2001 10:16:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- The South African wildlife television newsmagazine, "50/50" has won the 2001 Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage Pal Award. Full text...

  • Govt. to honour 275 Nigerians, foreigners
    30 september 2001 16:57:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Some 266 Nigerians and nine foreigners are to receive Nigeria's national awards this year, to mark the country's 41st independence anniversary being celebrated 1 October, an official statement said Sunday. Full text...

  • Brussels to host conference on conflicts in Africa
    29 september 2001 13:35:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- A two-day international conference opens in Brussels Monday to draw up international co-operation instruments for African countries affected by crises or violent armed conflicts. Full text...

  • US donates security equipment to Lagos State
    28 september 2001 13:25:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- In fulfilment of its pledge, the US government Friday donated some security equipment to Nigeria's Lagos State to boost crime fighting. Full text...

  • MRU defence, security ministers meet in Monrovia
    26 september 2001 16:30:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- Defence and national security ministers of the Mano River Union (MRU) states Wednesday began a three-day meeting here to review the security situation in the region. Full text...

  • Government moves to tighten national security
    26 september 2001 12:09:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Escalating ethnic and religious violence in the country and recent terrorist attacks in the US have forced the Nigerian government to take measures aimed at tightening security nation-wide. Full text...

  • MFDC denies authenticity of rebel leader's letter
    25 september 2001 17:43:00
    Ziguinchor- Senegal (PANA) -- One of the leaders of the rebel Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC), Sidy Badji, Monday denied the authenticity of a statement allegedly sent by dissident rebel Salif Sadio, whereby Sadio reaffirmed his allegiance to MFDC's honorary president, Father Diamacoune Senghor, in a leadership dispute with Badji. Full text...

  • Spain calls for studied response to terrorism
    25 september 2001 14:20:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Visiting Spanish Prime Minister appealed Monday in Tunis for a "clear and intelligent response" to acts of terrorism, stating that his country was prepared to show its solidarity with the United States and all other countries suffering from terrorism. Full text...

  • African military experts meet in Bujumbura
    24 september 2001 20:49:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- African experts in the technical military committee backing Burundi's peace process are currently meeting in Bujumbura to determine modalities under which foreign peacekeepers would operate in the country. Full text...

  • Govt. moves to tighten national security
    24 september 2001 15:54:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Escalating ethnic and religious violence in Nigeria and recent terrorist attacks on the US have prompted tighter security measures in the West African country. Full text...

  • Rebel attack leaves one dead in Bujumbura
    22 september 2001 17:16:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Official sources in Bujumbura reported Saturday that at least one person was killed in the locality of Kanyosha, south of the Burundi capital, in a rebel attack last night. Full text...

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