Archives - 17 november 2017
  • US spends $4 billion on HIV/AIDS programme in Nigeria
    17 november 2017 21:03:40
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The United States Center for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) said on Friday that it has spent over $4 billion on HIV/AIDS response programme in Nigeria since 2004.Full text...
  • Gambia to pay compensation to journalists victimized by ex-president Jammeh
    17 november 2017 20:55:30
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The Gambian government will start paying compensation to three journalists victimized by former president Yahya Jammeh before the end of the year, PANA confirmed Friday.Full text...
  • Three shot dead in Kenyan opposition march in Nairobi
    17 november 2017 20:46:01
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – Three people were shot dead and scores of others wounded when police used live ammunition against supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga, who braved tear gas, water cannon trucks and road barricades to welcome him back from a tour of the United States on Friday, witnesses and opposition party officials said.Full text...
  • (ROUNDUP) Zimbabwe ruling party calls for Mugabe to step down
    17 november 2017 20:09:13
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Eight out of 10 Provincial Coordinating Committees (PCC) of Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party have called on President Robert Mugabe to step down as president of the country and President and First Secretary of the party. Full text...
  • Buhari condoles Iran, Iraq on "devastating" earthquake
    17 november 2017 17:35:04
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Friday commiserated with e Iranians and Iraqis on the devastating earthquake which struck the western province of Kermanshah recently, causing the death of hundreds and injury to thousands.Full text...
  • Day 6 fixtures of Rwandan first division football league
    17 november 2017 13:59:38
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are fixtures of Day 6 of Rwandan first division football league to be played this weekend.Full text...
  • Rwandan cyclist Uwizeyimana wins stage 5 of Tour du Rwanda
    17 november 2017 13:43:46
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwandan Bonaventure Uwizeyimana on Friday won the fifth stage of the 2017 Tour du Rwanda, while his compatriot Joseph Areruya retained the yellow jersey.Full text...
  • Regional handball defending champions pull out of tournament
    17 november 2017 11:55:41
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - East and Central Africa Club men and women handball champions Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) and Nairobi Water respectively will not defend their titles after pulling out of the tournament slated for 21-26 November in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Full text...
  • IFAD hails France support to small scale farmers in developing countries
    17 november 2017 11:44:29
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), is in Paris to take part in a roundtable that will review results from an independent evaluation of France's partnership with IFAD, the specialised UN agency said in a news dispatch Friday. Full text...
  • President Mugabe makes first public appearance since Zimbabwean crisis started
    17 november 2017 11:31:35
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, who is facing a military coup in his country, on Friday made his first public appearance since armoured vehicles rolled into Harare last Tuesday evening.Full text...
  • IAAF ratifies Jepkosgei 10km World Record
    17 november 2017 10:55:49
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has ratified the women 10km world record set by Joyciline Jepkosgei of Kenya in Prague on 9 September, 2017.Full text...
  • Friday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    17 november 2017 10:31:54
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are Friday's foreign exchange rates for the Rwandan franc, as issued by the National Bank of Rwanda.Full text...
  • Friday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    17 november 2017 10:29:26
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Friday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...
  • 'No one safe from global pollution without concerted action' - warns UNEP
    17 november 2017 10:24:04
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Everyone on earth is affected by pollution, according to a new report issued by UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on Thursday in Nairobi.Full text...
  • South African Justice minister denies Chris Han's killer parole again
    17 november 2017 09:21:59
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Justice Minister Michael Masutha on Friday denied parole to Janusz Walus who nearly sparked a full-blown race war by assassinating South Africa Communist Party leader Chris Hani ahead of the country’s historic first democratic elections. Full text...
  • SADC holds extraordinary summit to consider Zimbabwe’s political crisis
    17 november 2017 06:44:38
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – An urgent extraordinary summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is due to be held on Friday in Gaborone, Botswana, to consider the situation in Zimbabwe following the military takeover of the country’s administration on Tuesday.Full text...
  • Friday's exchange rates for Tanzania Shilling
    17 november 2017 06:13:23
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - The following are Friday's exchange rates for the Tanzania Shilling as issued by the Bank of Tanzania.Full text...
  • Friday’s exchange rates for Ghana cedi
    17 november 2017 05:11:14
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The following are Friday's average interbank exchange rates for the Ghana cedi as announced by the Ghana Association of Bankers. Full text...
  • 'UN plan for post-conflict transition in Libya makes headway'
    17 november 2017 05:02:42
    New York, US (PANA) – The political process for a successful post-conflict transition in Libya has made significant headway over the past two months, the United Nations envoy for the North African country said on Thursday. Full text...
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