Culture - Archaeology
  • Cameroon: Some 40,000 archeological pieces discovered in Cameroon
    29 march 2014 18:19:00
    Douala, Cameroon (PANA) – Some 40,000 archeological remains have been discovered on the construction site of the hydroelectric dam of Lom Pangar in eastern Cameroon. Full text...

  • Egypt threatens to pull out of Swiss exhibition
    20 march 2008 23:17:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- Egypt has threatened to withdraw from a Swiss archeological show because of a parallel picture exhibition that the Supreme Council of Antiquities sees as offensive to the public image of Egypt. Full text...

  • Archaeological study on sunken slave ship in Mauritius
    26 september 2006 23:20:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- An archaeological study was launched Tuesday on the sunken vessel "Coureur" involved in the 1821 illegal slave trade, off the coasts of Pointe-aux-Feuilles, south-east of Mauritius, official sources said. Full text...

  • Libya retrieves 15,000 archives from Turkey
    23 june 2006 08:42:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The Libyan Office for documentation and manuscripts has brought home from Turkey 15,000 documents of Ottoman Empire archives spanning Libya's occupation by Turkey when the North African territory was under Italian colonial rule. Full text...

  • Libyans discuss archaeological treasures
    22 june 2006 10:39:00
    Beidha- Libya (PANA) -- Sayed Geddhaf Addam, general co-ordinator of the Libyan popular and social commands has emphasised the importance of knowledge about historical heritage, and explained that a nation without history is one without future. Full text...

  • Morocco to recover archaeological items seized by France
    30 december 2005 20:30:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Morocco's minister of culture Mohamed Achaâri has declared his country's intention to recover more than 17,000 archaeological items seized in France. Full text...

  • Mozambican archaeologists raise eyebrows over sea treasures
    28 may 2004 16:40:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambican archaeologists argue that the recent sale in Holland of items salvaged from a Portuguese shipwreck in country's territorial waters was illegal, and that the archaeological heritage should have remained in Mozambique. Full text...

  • Nouakchott hosts Arab conference on archaeology and heritage
    25 december 2003 16:30:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The 17th conference on Archaeology and Arab Civilisation is underway here under the aegis of the Arab Organisation for Education, Science and Culture (ALESCO). Full text...

  • German embassy stages charity concert in Sudan
    08 february 2003 16:05:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- The German embassy in Khartoum Saturday organised a concert to raise funds for the restoration of a famous Sudanese pyramid. Full text...

  • Three ancient royal statues unearthed in northern Sudan
    19 january 2003 13:44:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Swiss and local archaeologists have unearthed granite statues belonging to three monarchs from Sudan's Kingdom of Napata, which ruled from 900 to 400 BC. Full text...

  • Relics of 'rebel slaves' discovered in Mauritius
    19 november 2002 18:06:00
    Saint Denis- Reunion (PANA) -- A research team from the Mauritian National Heritage Trust (NHT) has confirmed relics of African slaves or so-called "maroons," who revolted against their fate in the 18th and 19th centuries. Full text...

  • Researchers unearth first century temple in Sudan
    13 june 2002 16:09:00
    Khartoum- Sudan(PANA) -- Researchers have unearthed a first century temple in Berber district 250 km north of Khartoum, the Sudanese capital. Full text...



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