Archives - 13 february 2016
  • 2016 CAF Confederation Cup prelim: Some first-leg results
    13 february 2016 19:43:58
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Some results from the first-leg, preliminary-round of the 2016 CAF Confederation Cup played Saturday across Africa. Full text...
  • 2016 CAF Champions league prelim: Some results from Saturday matches
    13 february 2016 19:20:02
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The following are some results from the first-leg, preliminary round of the 2016 CAF Champions league played Saturday across Africa. Full text...
  • Botswana: Entertainment industry acquires latest cinema technology
    13 february 2016 16:24:54
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) – Hospitium, a Botswana youth owned company, has introduced 7D XD Rider Cinema, a first for the country’s entertainment industry. Full text...
  • Botswana: President Khama launches Botswana economic stimulus package
    13 february 2016 15:06:56
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Botswana’s president, Lt.-Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama, has officially unveiled the country’s economic stimulus package (ESP), funded through drawing funds from foreign reserves. Full text...
  • Ghana: President Mahama to pay state visit to Iran from Sunday
    13 february 2016 14:13:25
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama will pay a State visit to Iran from Sunday, during which he will hold talks with his host President Hassan Rouhani and hold bilateral discussions with Iranian officials. Full text...
  • Ghana: Ghana: 'Bloody week' reported in Ghanaian media
    13 february 2016 09:44:31
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – The Ghanaian media this week reported a number of killings that rocked the country, with the assassination of a Member of Parliament, shooting dead by police of two people mistaken for armed robbers and bloody clashes between Muslim youth and residents of Tafo, a suburb in Kumasi, Ghana’s second largest city, being the most prominent. Full text...
  • UN: UN Chief saddened over attack against UN camp in Mali
    13 february 2016 09:38:18
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, has condemned the attack, on Friday morning, against a UN camp in Kidal, north-eastern region of Mali, which killed at least five peacekeepers and wounded 30 others. Full text...
  • Nigeria: FAO, partners warn El Niño could have devastating impact on southern Africa's harvests, food security
    13 february 2016 09:27:21
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Over the coming year, humanitarian partners should prepare for food insecurity levels as food insecure population numbers in southern Africa can be at their highest levels since the 2002-2003 food crisis, the United Nations agriculture agency warned Friday, citing an 'intense' drought as the main cause. Full text...
  • UN: UN officials stress importance of Radio during emergencies, disasters
    13 february 2016 09:14:59
    New York, US (PANA) - The international community should strive to find ways for radio to do even more to help people during responses to the increasing number of emergencies and disasters facing the world, top United Nations officials said here Friday, ahead of World Radio Day, celebrated each year on 13 February. Full text...
  • UN: 'Child soldiers are boys and girls we collectively failed to protect' – UN envoy
    13 february 2016 09:07:35
    New York, US (PANA) - An upsurge in global conflicts and brutal war tactics continues to make children extremely vulnerable to recruitment and use by armed groups, the United Nations warned on Friday, appealing to the international community to take greater responsibility for the boys and girls used as child soldiers or risk failing to protect them.Full text...
  • Senegal: Saturday's forex rates for Gambian Dalasis
    13 february 2016 09:01:50
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The following are Saturday’s exchange rates for the Gambian currency, the Dalasis (D), as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd.: Full text...
  • UN: UN chief hails departing all-India Police Unit in Liberia
    13 february 2016 08:59:49
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has praised the 125-strong contingent of the Indian Formed Police Unit (FPU), who are due to end their mission in Liberia on Sunday, saying "I commend your contributions in creating an environment for the Government of Liberia to assume fully its security responsibilities by 30 June 2016. Full text...
  • CAR: Ahead of elections in CAR, UN urges candidates to focus on children's needs
    13 february 2016 08:27:24
    Bangui, Central African Republic (PANA) - As voters in the Central African Republic (CAR) prepare for the second round of presidential and legislative elections on Sunday, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has urged the candidates to make strong commitments to invest in the survival, education and protection of children to ensure lasting peace in the country. Full text...
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