Archives - 27 july 2014
  • Nigeria: Five die in Nigeria church attack
    27 july 2014 22:20:32
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Five persons were killed when an explosive device was lobbed at a Catholic church in Nigeria's northern city of Kano Sunday, the local media reported. Full text...
  • Nigeria: Muslims mark Eid-Eil-Fitr festival
    27 july 2014 21:24:22
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - As Muslim faithful across Nigeria Sunday marked the end of the month-long fasting period, an Islamic scholar, Gazal Shittu Adepoju, has stressed the need for them to continue to imbibe the lessons of perseverance, charity and love in post Ramadan period. Full text...
  • US: Obama leaves leaders of 4 nations out of inaugural US-Africa summit
    27 july 2014 20:52:28
    New York, US (PANA) - US President Barack Obama has left the leaders of Eritrea, Central African Republic, Sudan and Zimbabwe out of the list of those invited to the inaugural US-African leaders summit scheduled for Washington, DC, 4-6 Aug.Full text...
  • Libya: Public safety chief killed in Sabratha
    27 july 2014 18:15:41
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The public safety chief of Libya's western city of Sabratha, Police Col, Hassein Kamoka, was shot dead on Sunday at his residence by unknown gunmen, in the latest example of the security chaos in the country’s regions, Libya's Interior Ministry said. Full text...
  • Benin: LCDs, a force to unite partners, says UNDP
    27 july 2014 18:10:13
    Cotonou, Benin (PANA) - The group of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) is a force that unites partners against poverty, Director of the UNDP regional office for Africa Abdoulaye Mar Dieye said in Cotonou on Sunday.Full text...
  • Benin: LDC experts meet in Cotonou
    27 july 2014 17:18:36
    Cotonou, Benin (PANA) - The UN senior representative office for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) Sunday in Cotonou opened an annual workshop on national programmes, ahead of a ministerial conference due to open Monday in the Beninese capital, PANA reported from here. Full text...
  • Cote d'Ivoire:Trading at West African Bourse ends week low
    27 july 2014 16:32:22
    Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (PANA) - Trading at the West African regional stock exchange, BRVM, ended the past week on the decline, with the BRVM index 10 falling from 248.80 points to 247.66 points, representing a decrease of 0.46%.Full text...
  • Nigeria: Opposition seeks international probe of attempted assassination of its leader
    27 july 2014 15:02:12
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's main opposition party All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for an international inquiry into last Wednesday's suicide bomb attack against one of its leaders, former head of state Muhammadu Buhari, in the central city of Kaduna. Full text...
  • Tunisia: Two soldiers killed, six injured in terrorist attack
    27 july 2014 13:40:50
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Two Tunisian soldiers were killed and two others injured on Saturday evening in clashes with a suspected terrorist group in the country’s northern region of Kef, near the Algerian border, according to Tunisian Defence Ministry official Rachid Bouhoula. Full text...
  • Mauritania: Sunday's forex rates for Ouguiya
    27 july 2014 10:28:08
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Sunday's exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya: Full text...
  • Libya: 26 die, 40 wounded in Benghazi clashes
    27 july 2014 10:16:52
    Benghazi, Libya (PANA) - The violence that has ravaged Libya's second city of Benghazi continued unabated on Saturday, when clashes between the Libyan Army's special forces and armed groups left 26 dead and 40 wounded. Full text...
  • 2014 CAF Champions League: Sfaxien wins local derby, stays on course for semi
    27 july 2014 10:07:02
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - CS Sfaxien defeated Esperance 1-0 in an all-Tunisian game on Match Day 4 Saturday in the mini league stage of the 2014 CAF Champions League.Full text...
  • CAF Confed Cup: Coton Sport reaches semi
    27 july 2014 09:52:51
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Cameroonian club Coton Sport became the first team to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2014 CAF Confederation Cup, after a 2-1 win over visiting ASEC Mimosas of Cote d'Ivoire on Saturday in the port city of Garua. Full text...
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