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  • Burundi army denies loss of 50 soldiers
    13 december 2001 22:54:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- The Army in Burundi Wednesday denied reports that at least 50 government soldiers were recently killed in fighting with rebels at Tenga, just 12 km north-west of Bujumbura. Full text...

  • SADC plans ministerial committee on security
    13 december 2001 10:50:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Foreign Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will lead South Africa's government delegation to the Committee of Ministers of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security scheduled next Monday in Luanda, Angola. Full text...

  • Upsurge of violence in Kabylie
    12 december 2001 22:10:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Tension heightened in Kabylie Tuesday even as a workshop continued between Algerian government officials and about a thousand delegates from the troubled region. Full text...

  • Red Cross urges Zambia to beef border security
    12 december 2001 16:51:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- A senior Zambia Red Cross Society (ZRCS) official has appealed on the government to beef up security in boarder areas to facilitate the smooth distribution of relief maize, the country news agency reported Wednesday. Full text...

  • UEMOA conducts awareness ahead of Dakar summit
    12 december 2001 14:44:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) has begun awareness days in Dakar where the union would hold its sixth summit scheduled on 19 December. Full text...

  • Dos Santos receives UN Official
    11 december 2001 23:48:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos Tuesday in Luanda, received UN Special Representative for African Affairs, Ibrahim Gambari, who brought a message from Secretary General Kofi Annan. Full text...

  • Mozambique police to punish its "bad apples"
    10 december 2001 21:04:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The Mozambican Interior Ministry, which is responsible for the country's police, has promised to "severely" punish policemen who break the institution's rules and ethical codes. Full text...

  • Envoy says continuous war in Angola worries UN
    10 december 2001 12:41:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- The continuous war in Angola and the serious humanitarian situation it has caused for millions of people remained a deep concern for the United Nations, Secretary General Kofi Annan's representative for African Affairs, said in Luanda. Full text...

  • Libyan paper hails Khartoum summit outcome
    05 december 2001 16:20:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Africa, "which wrote its new birth certificate on 9-9-99, has decided to replace the battle axes and embark on a struggle for peace and development," the Libyan daily, Al-Chams, said. Full text...

  • Ben Ali, Yasser Arafat hold telephone conversation
    05 december 2001 14:12:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisian president Zine el Abidine Ben Ali Tuesday held a telephone conversation with the chairman of the Palestinian Authority Yasser Arafat, who informed him about "the dangerous situation" created by the Israeli raids against Palestinian cities and institutions. Full text...

  • Death toll in Ghana ethnic fighting rises to 26
    05 december 2001 10:44:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- The death toll in a bloody ethnic clash between Mamprusi and Kusasi at Bawku, some 830 km north of Accra, has risen to 26, police indicated Wednesday. Full text...

  • Magazine examines root causes of bad governance in Africa
    03 december 2001 07:56:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The assassination of the DR Congo's first prime minister Patrice Lumumba in 1961 and Belgium's recent recognition of its role ("political and moral responsibility") in the killing has been examined and explained as the root causes of governance problems which continue to haunt Africa today. Full text...

  • CEMAC, SIN-SAD discuss Central African unrest
    01 december 2001 19:56:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) will meet Monday in Libreville at the initiative of Gabonese President Omar Bongo, to discuss the situation in the Central African Republic. Full text...

  • Benin papers deplore the fresh outbreak of crime
    01 december 2001 18:49:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Benin papers this week deplored a new wave of crime in the capital, in the wake of allegations of child abductions. Full text...

  • Rebels kill four soldiers in fighting near Bujumbura
    30 november 2001 15:30:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Burundi rebels have killed at least four soldiers and wounded ten others in a fresh battle in Bujumbura's western suburbs of Tenga and Nyabunyegeri, Defence minister General Cyrille Ndayirukiye confirmed. Full text...

  • Nigeria explains shift of Sudanese peace talks
    29 november 2001 11:58:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Nigerian government said a peace conference on Sudan, scheduled for Abuja 12-17 November, was shifted due to representation made by a key stakeholder to limit delegate participation and pre-determine the outcome. Full text...

  • Congolese Reverend Ntumi demands military status
    28 november 2001 17:23:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Reverend Frederic Btisangou alias Ntumi, chairman of the National Resistance Council (CNR), whose military arm fought against Congolese government troops in 1998 and 1999, is demanding military status, according to media reports in Brazzaville. Full text...

  • Govt forces regain control of two Central African towns
    27 november 2001 23:19:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Government forces in the Central African Republic are reported to have regained control of the towns of Kabo and Batangafo in the north of the country, spokesman for the Presidency, Prosper Ndouba, told PANA Tuesday. Full text...

  • Somalia has some success tales to tell
    27 november 2001 20:59:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The UN office for Somalia, currently operating from Nairobi, Kenya, continues to operate under difficult conditions to serve a community whose nation many considered to have been tossed into oblivion a decade ago. Full text...

  • Kinshasa authorities brace up against insecurity
    26 november 2001 22:48:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The Congolese government Monday said it was stepping up measures to check rising insecurity in Kinshasa. Full text...

  • Zambia, Angola discuss border conflict
    26 november 2001 13:47:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambia on Monday sent four senior military officers, led by deputy army commander Henry Nkweto, to Luanda to discuss with Angolan government officials the brewing border conflict between both countries. Full text...

  • Zambia, Angola discuss border conflict
    26 november 2001 11:01:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambia on Monday sent four senior military officers, led by deputy army commander, Henry Nkweto, to Luanda to discuss with Angolan government officials the brewing border conflict between both countries. Full text...

  • First-ever Miss Cameroon, UK crowned
    25 november 2001 16:30:00
    London- UK (PANA) -- Twenty-one-year old Namondo Domanju, a student nurse in the University of Sheffield, has been crowned the first-ever Miss Cameroon, UK at a Cameroon cultural evening held Saturday in London. Full text...

  • Third "Pacific Congo-Oubangui" mission ends
    24 november 2001 15:44:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The third mission of the operation "Pacific Congo-Oubangui" (OPAC) ended with the return to the Kivu capital of "Naval Force", the ship used to transport troops. Full text...

  • Zambian soldiers kill 10 Angolans
    23 november 2001 08:21:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian soldiers stationed in the Western Province on the border with Angola have killed 10 Angolans, reliable sources quoted Zambian President Frederick Chiluba as affirming Thursday. Full text...

  • EU says Lusaka accord is road to peace in DR Congo
    22 november 2001 23:43:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Belgian foreign affairs minister, Louis Michel said the Lusaka accord was "the Bible that paves the way to peace" in DR Congo. Full text...

  • Ethiopia warns of fresh conflict with Eritrea
    22 november 2001 20:32:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Ethiopia and Eritrea could drift into renewed conflict if the latter would not stop what Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin said Thursday were "provocative activities". Full text...

  • Zambian border district wants security stepped up
    22 november 2001 17:50:00
    Mongu- Zambia (PANA) -- Local authorities in Zambia's Shangombo district on the border with Angola have urged the government to reinforce security in the area following the recent killing of seven Zambians, allegedly by Angolan troops that cross into Zambia in pursuit of rebel UNITA fighters. Full text...

  • Congolese urged to contribute financially to talks
    22 november 2001 15:51:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The leader of the Congo's opposition Innovative Forces of the Sacred Union (FONUS), Joseph Olengankoy, has called on Congolese abroad to make financially contributions towards the inter-Congolese dialogue. Full text...

  • Angola declines responsibility for death of Zambians
    22 november 2001 13:40:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Angola has declined responsibility for the death of seven Zambians allegedly killed when Angolan forces crossed into the Zambian border town of Shangombo in pursuit of UNITA rebels. Full text...

  • Rumours circulate about South African presence in Burundi
    21 november 2001 23:18:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Nasty rumours are circulating in Burundi concerning the South African battalion sent to protect senior officials and institutions under Burundi's recently installed transitional administration. Full text...

  • 4,000 Burundians displaced in Muyinga Province
    21 november 2001 15:18:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Some 4,000 people are taking refuge in the province of Muyinga (North-east) after rebels attacked their village Monday morning, a territorial administration source has said. Full text...

  • Kadhafi wants Arab Afghans returned home for trial
    21 november 2001 14:30:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader Colonel Moammar Kadhafi Wednesday proposed that Arab Afghans besieged in Konduz by the Northern Alliance group, be allowed to return to their countries for trial, to avoid more blood baths in the raging Afghan conflict. Full text...

  • Nigeria slates security summit
    21 november 2001 11:00:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Against the backdrop of a global security alert following the 11 September terror attacks in the US, Nigeria is to hold a security summit in Lagos on 29 November. Full text...

  • DR Congo denounces killings in Eastern Congo
    20 november 2001 17:54:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The DR Congo government has denounced and condemned the 16 November tragic acts that occurred in Wembo- Nyama (eastern Kasai) where a joint force of the Congolese Rally for Democracy (RCD) and the Congolese Liberation Movement (MLC) killed four people and injured 17 others. Full text...

  • Tensions heighten in Burundi
    20 november 2001 14:14:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Rebels reportedly attacked the province of Muyinga in the north-east of Burundi just before dawn on Monday, sources in Bujumbura said. Full text...

  • Rebels attacks spread to North Eastern Burundi
    19 november 2001 20:19:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Rebels burnt or looted private and public assets during an early Monday morning attack in north- eastern Burundi's Muyinga province, various sources in the area said. Full text...

  • Uganda detains hundreds of Rwandans
    19 november 2001 18:08:00
    Kigali- Rwanda (PANA) -- Hundreds of Rwandans and Ugandans of Rwandan origin are reportedly detained in military barracks and various detention centres in Kampala, a pro-government newspaper in Kigali reported on Monday. Full text...

  • Libyan leader proposes world committee of elders
    19 november 2001 15:29:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader Col. Full text...

  • Libyan newspaper comments on developments in Afghanistan
    19 november 2001 12:53:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The Libyan independent daily, "Al Chams," made ironic comments about rapid developments in Afghanistan, questioning the reasons which led Mullah Omar's men to flee from Kabul to the southern city of Kandahar. Full text...

  • Govt says Angola's peace process is well on course
    16 november 2001 23:38:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- Angolan Foreign minister Joao Miranda Thursday intimated in New York that peace was slowly but surely becoming an irreversible reality in the troubled country. Full text...

  • Two senior Angolan soldiers captured in Zambia
    16 november 2001 21:11:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Two senior officers from the Angolan army have been captured in the Shangombo area of western Zambia by the Zambia army following an abduction of over 100 Zambians by the Angolans. Full text...

  • President and prelates discuss Angola's peace prospects
    16 november 2001 19:48:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- President Jose Eduardo dos Santos Friday granted audience to a delegation of the Episcopal Conference of Angola and Sao Tome (CEAST) with which he discussed the country's search for peace. Full text...

  • Benin awards outstanding artists, journalists
    16 november 2001 16:40:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Four prizes worth over two million CFA F (2,666 dollars) were awarded Thursday to Benin's outstanding journalists and artists for 2001. Full text...

  • Fifth edition of Benin Golden Awards
    16 november 2001 16:01:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The fifth edition of the Benin Golden Awards (BGA), the largest awards event in the country's cultural and artistic scene, was launched Thursday in Cotonou by Culture, Crafts and Tourism Minister Amos Elegbe. Full text...

  • Six people killed, several injured in Bujumbura attack
    15 november 2001 21:25:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Suspected armed rebels killed six people, three of them soldiers, and injured several others, during a late Wednesday night attack that went on into the early hours of Thursday in Mutanga and Gihosha districts located north of Bujumbura, the Burundi defence ministry said Thursday. Full text...

  • South Africa to assist Lesotho to destroy small arms
    14 november 2001 22:59:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa will this week destroy redundant small arms and light weapons belonging to the kingdom of Lesotho. Full text...

  • US seeks agreement points between warring parties in Sudan
    14 november 2001 18:41:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- The US government was searching for points of agreement between the Sudanese government and rebels of the South-based Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) before embarking on practical peace negotiations, the special envoy of President George W. Full text...

  • US peace envoy begins visit to Sudan
    13 november 2001 17:00:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- John Danforth, the US peace envoy to Sudan, who arrived in Khartoum late Monday, will Tuesday night meet with President Omar el Bashir, the official Sudan News Agency reported Tuesday. Full text...

  • Radio Burundi criticises transitional government
    13 november 2001 15:56:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Two weeks since Burundi's Transitional Government was inaugurated, peace still eludes the central African country and the new authorities are accused of remaining passive to rebel attacks. Full text...

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