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  • ECOWAS Council Of Elders Meet On Conflicts
    30 june 2001 15:14:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- As part of efforts to ensure peace in the West African sub-region, the ECOWAS Council of Elders will hold its inaugural meeting in Niamey, Niger, 2-3 July to discuss its role under the Protocol relating to the Mechanism for Conflict Prevention. Full text...

  • Bishop calls on world community to respond to DRC "genocide"
    29 june 2001 20:48:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The Archbishop Frederick Etsou of Kinshasa has called on the international community to condemn the occupation and plundering of natural resources in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), especially in the eastern part of the country. Full text...

  • UN report says Guinea-Bissau lacks firm stability
    29 june 2001 16:32:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- The UN representative in Guinea Bissau has described the politico-military situation in the country as "ephemeral and unstable" whereby a fresh conflict may erupt. Full text...

  • Palestinian envoy urges Israeli to withdraw
    29 june 2001 10:38:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Palestine Liberation Organisation's political department head, Farouk Kadoumi, has reiterated in Dakar that lasting peace would only be restored in the Middle-East if Israel withdraws from the Palestinian territories. Full text...

  • OIC hails peace efforts in Sierra Leone, urges aid for Guinea
    28 june 2001 22:34:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The 28th ministerial session of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) that wound up in Bamako, Mali Wednesday, has lauded the deployment of a UN mission in Sierra Leone. Full text...

  • Ethio-Eritrean temporary security zone still unsettled
    28 june 2001 14:15:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The UN Military Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) co-ordinating bureau in Addis Ababa Thursday slammed Eritrea for its failure to establish the Temporary Security Zone (TSZ) as required under a UN resolution that ended the war between the two countries. Full text...

  • Libya, Egypt propose interim government in Sudan
    27 june 2001 20:36:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Libya and Egypt have proposed an interim government as an initial step at ending the protracted war in Sudan, press reports said in Khartoum Wednesday. Full text...

  • Niger researchers design frame for measuring good governance
    25 june 2001 20:19:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Niger researchers have designed a software for analysing and assessing good governance, a member of the research team hinted Monday. Full text...

  • DRC rebels invite unarmed opposition for talks
    25 june 2001 17:19:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The Rwanda-backed Congolese Rally for Democracy (RCD) has called a consultation meeting with representatives of unarmed Congolese civilian opposition in the eastern town of Goma on 30 June. Full text...

  • Buyoya, Mandela optimistic over Burundi peace
    24 june 2001 19:20:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- President Pierre Buyoya of Burundi Saturday echoed what he said was the optimism of the mediator in the country's peace process, Nelson Mandela, that it was only a matter of days before things worked out. Full text...

  • Industrial accidents on the decline in Niger
    24 june 2001 17:40:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Eleven people died in 361 recorded industrial accidents in Niger in 1999, according to figures from the National Social Security Fund (CNSS) quoted by the local press. Full text...

  • RUF wants clarification on Special War Crime Tribunal
    24 june 2001 17:29:00
    Freetown Sierra Leone (PANA) -- The leadership of Sierra Leone's rebel Revolutionary United Front (RUF) has requested clarification on the planned UN Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Special Courts to try war crimes suspects, a UN official has said. Full text...

  • Paper Accuses Neighbours Of Wreaking Havoc On Kenya
    24 june 2001 17:12:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Reflecting the concerns of many Kenyans on the negative impact the conflicts in neighbouring countries is having on their country, the privately-owned 'The People' newspaper has urged the Nairobi government to do something about the situation. Full text...

  • Ethiopian president accused of anti-democratic ways
    23 june 2001 12:39:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The central committee and cadres of OPDO have decided to expel Ethiopian President Negasso Gidada from the organisation, accusing him of using anti- democratic ways to distract its activities, Radio Ethiopia reported Saturday. Full text...

  • Lissouba pledges to assist Congo regain freedom
    22 june 2001 21:45:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Exiled former Congolese President Pascal Lissouba has reaffirmed his readiness to work for peace, liberty and reconciliation so as to foster harmonious development in his "marvellous country. Full text...

  • Sierra Leone demobilisation commission enlists RUF members
    22 june 2001 13:55:00
    Freetown- Sierra Leone (PANA) -- The executive secretary of Sierra Leone's National Commission for Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (NCDDR) Francis Kaikai, has confirmed the inclusion in the body, of five senior members of the rebel Revolutionary United Front (RUF). Full text...

  • Peace boat gets warm welcome in Kinsangani
    21 june 2001 15:26:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- A Peace Boat chartered by the UN Mission in Congo (MONUC) to initiate the reopening of traffic on the River Congo between Kinshasa and rebel-held Kisangani, was warmly welcomed by populations last Tuesday. Full text...

  • Philippine peace talks open in Libya
    21 june 2001 13:57:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader Col. Full text...

  • Cape Verdian premier urges Savimbi to stop war
    20 june 2001 14:14:00
    Praia- Cape Verde (PANA) -- Cape Verdian Prime Minister Jose Maria Neves has appealed to UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi to work towards the search for a peace in Angola. Full text...

  • Police To Shoot Lagos Armed Robbers At Sight
    20 june 2001 13:16:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The fight against rising violent crime in Nigeria's economic capital of Lagos is taking a new turn with the decision by the police to henceforth shoot armed robbers at sight. Full text...

  • Sudanese entity seals software deal with Indian firm
    19 june 2001 17:08:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- The Khartoum-based Electronic Banking Services Company (EBSC), which coordinates banking correspondence nation-wide, Tuesday sealed a "partnership" deal with the Indian Pentasoft Engineering outfit. Full text...

  • Mediator updates sub region on Congo peace process
    19 june 2001 14:25:00
    Windhoek- Namibia (PANA) -- The Facilitator of the peace process in DR Congo, former Botswana President Ketumile Masire, has acknowledged what he said was positive progress in the implementation of the Lusaka Peace Protocol, affirming that all was going according to plan. Full text...

  • Burundi army kills 13 rebels on Lake Tanganyika
    19 june 2001 13:51:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Burundi's army has reportedly killed 13 rebels on Lake Tanganyika, which borders Bujumbura, official sources said Tuesday in the Burundian capital. Full text...

  • Paper Says Nigeria Provides Security For Kuffour
    18 june 2001 19:14:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- A team of Nigerian secret service officials has been dispatched to Ghana to help ensure the security of President John Kuffour, the privately-owned Guardian newspaper has reported. Full text...

  • Good governance is vital for democracy - conference
    18 june 2001 12:03:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- African leaders have been reminded that the sustenance of democracy and constitutional rule depends on good governance. Full text...

  • DR Congo decries presence of rebels in CAR
    16 june 2001 11:37:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The presence in the Central African Republic of DR Congo rebels helping the CAR government against its own rebels may have compromised the participation of the CAR's armed forces in an integrated joint command in charge of ensuring the resumption of free traffic on the Ubangui and Congo rivers, said a military source Friday. Full text...

  • Police reinforce security in Lagos
    15 june 2001 20:49:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria Police have reinforced security in the country's economic capital of Lagos, even as the Federal and Lagos State governments contemplate other measures to curb the growing violent crimes in the city. Full text...

  • Rebels kill at least three people
    14 june 2001 23:40:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Armed bandits killed one person, stole cows and looted shops in an attack Wednesday morning in the Mikoni business centre, a commune of Bukinanyana in the north- western province of Cibitoke, the Burundi Press Agency (ABP) reported Thursday. Full text...

  • Burundi alliance of parties to meet mediator Mandela
    14 june 2001 23:34:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- A delegation from a seven-party alliance of the Hutu majority ethnic group in Burundi flew Thursday to South Africa for talks next Friday with the mediator in the Burundi conflict, Nelson Mandela. Full text...

  • Food group urges production research in Cote d'Ivoire
    14 june 2001 21:23:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- A body monitoring food security in west and central Africa (SADAOC) has observed that Cote d'Ivoire had the potential of going self-sufficient for up to 18 months if the authorities there researched into increased yields as well as food conservation. Full text...

  • UNESCO honours long-serving Ghanaian official
    13 june 2001 21:28:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- UNESCO Wednesday honoured the Secretary General of Ghana's National Commission for UNESCO, John Kusi Achampong, for his commitment and devotion to the service of the UN agency. Full text...

  • More troops deployed to troubled Mindouli
    12 june 2001 23:47:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The Congo Armed Forces (FAC) Tuesday despatched additional troops to Mindouli, some 200-km south of Brazzaville, to prop up security in the troubled city, the official radio reported. Full text...

  • Libya-Egyptian initiative to be reactivated
    12 june 2001 22:49:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The latest developments in Sudan, the reactivation of the Libya-Egyptian initiative to settle the armed conflict there, and how to reconcile Sudan's warring parties were high on the agenda of a ministerial meeting Tuesday in Tripoli. Full text...

  • NGOs plan African Commission for conflict resolution
    11 june 2001 22:29:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Representatives of several NGOs began a meeting in Lome Monday for the formation of an African conflict mediation and resolution Commission. Full text...

  • Insecurity alarms tour operators in Maasai Mara
    11 june 2001 14:18:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The Kenya Association of Tour Operators has sounded an alarm over insecurity in the world famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve, located in the expansive Rift Valley, warning that it was a powder keg waiting to explode. Full text...

  • EU calls for acceleration of Sudanese peace process
    09 june 2001 18:30:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The European Union has commended the recent Inter Governmental Authority for Development (IGAD) summit devoted to the civil war in southern Sudan in Nairobi and expressed the hope this would step-up the peace process. Full text...

  • Pakistani peacekeepers begin arriving in Sierra Leone
    09 june 2001 10:16:00
    Freetown- Sierra Leone (PANA) -- Some 265 Pakistani troops have arrived in Freetown to prepare for the peacekeeping contingent from that country, according to UNAMSIL spokesperson Margett Novicki. Full text...

  • Advance Pakistani troops arrive in Sierra Leone
    08 june 2001 23:40:00
    Freetown- Sierra Leone (PANA) -- An advance party of 265 Pakistani UN peacekeepers has arrived in Freetown, the spokesperson of the UN Military Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) Margett Novicki confirmed in Freetown Friday. Full text...

  • Three top defence ministry officials suspended
    08 june 2001 18:01:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- Three top officials of the Liberian defence ministry have been suspended and ordered probed by president Charles Taylor, state radio said Friday. Full text...

  • Niger, Nigeria agree to curb border insecurity
    08 june 2001 16:11:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Niger and Nigerian authorities have agreed to join forces to fight insecurity on their common borders, after a week-long meeting of their joint Commission in Niamey. Full text...

  • UN asks Mkapa to pursue peace in Great Lakes region
    07 june 2001 23:17:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- The UN Security Council has asked Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa to play a more pivotal role in the quest for peace in the war ravaged Great Lakes region. Full text...

  • UNICEF highlights food insecurity in war-torn north
    07 june 2001 23:07:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- A UN official Thursday emphasised a looming threat to food security in northern Liberia as she announced the arrival of an additional 30 metric tonnes of relief supplies in the country. Full text...

  • "Peace Ship" to sail River Congo in July
    07 june 2001 16:40:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- A "Peace Ship" will sail on River Congo next month bound for Mbandaka, capital of the north-western DR Congo province of Equateur, carrying medicine, clothes, school equipment and tools for the local population. Full text...

  • Eleven Ethiopian soldiers defect to Kenya
    06 june 2001 18:01:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Eleven Ethiopian army officers have defected to Kenya. Full text...

  • Commission sues for peace in Burundi
    06 june 2001 13:18:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Some 20 members of the Commission in charge of monitoring the Burundi peace agreement, have appealed to the country's politicians to cease "political and military hostilities" with a view to reaching a final compromise, official sources said. Full text...

  • Crime on the rise in Yaounde
    06 june 2001 10:05:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- At least nine armed raids or suspicious deaths were recorded in the Cameroonian capital, Yaounde, in the latter half of May, official sources conceded. Full text...

  • South Africa takes pulse of situation in Comoros
    05 june 2001 14:04:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- South African Foreign minister Dlamini Zuma is in Moroni to get first hand information on the situation in Comoros and see what support Pretoria can give implementation of an agreement signed there on 17 February under the aegis of the OAU. Full text...

  • Police raid Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's home
    04 june 2001 19:52:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Police swooped on Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's Soweto home at the weekend in search of documents related to bank fraud. Full text...

  • Over 400 policemen attacked in five years
    04 june 2001 18:48:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- At least 460 police officers have been attacked in the last five years in Mauritius, according to statistics released Monday in Port Louis. Full text...

  • Pan African peace caravan to visit Bujumbura
    04 june 2001 13:59:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- The Peace and Solidarity Caravan initiated last year by a network of men and women with different profiles from about 30 African countries, is due mid-June in Burundi, official sources said. Full text...

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