Politics - Junta
  • ECOWAS rejects ''illegal'' transitional government in Guinea Bissau
    19 april 2012 21:44:30
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Thursday reiterated its opposition to the military coup in Guinea Bissau, and vowed not to recognize the transitional government formed by the junta. Full text...

  • AU slams Guinea Bissau junta's coup 'window-dressing' plan
    17 april 2012 10:20:14
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - As the African Union’s (AU) Peace and Security Council kicked off a crisis meeting to discuss the coup-plagued Guinea-Bissau on Tuesday, AU Commission chief Jean Ping has warned the military against “window-dressing” a coup d’état through the introduction of a so-called “new political architecture.” Full text...

  • Mali Junta denounces serious rights violations in rebel-held cities
    04 april 2012 20:47:57
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Mali's military junta, which took power on 22 March, on Wedndesday denounced the "grave" human rights violations in three major cities in northern Mali - Kidal, Gao and Timbuktu - which were seized by Tuareg rebels and Islamic groups in the past few days. Full text...

  • Niger's junta accepts 12-month transition
    07 may 2010 22:32:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Niger's ruling junta has accepted the 12-month transition proposed by the country's national consultative committee. Full text...

  • Niger junta unveils agenda
    01 march 2010 22:46:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) - â" Niger's junta chief, Squadron Commander Salou Djibo, ha s said the ruling Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy (SCRD) would e nsure that democracy and constitutional legality are restored before it hands ov e r power to civilians. Full text...

  • Niger junta, transitional gov't disqualified from presidential election
    01 march 2010 20:27:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- No member of Niger's military junta or the transition gov ernment will be allowed to stand in the country's presidential election, junta l e ader Squadron Commander Salou Djibo has said. Full text...

  • Niger gets new premier, Danda
    24 february 2010 12:22:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Niger's ruling junta has appointed Mahamadou Danda as the country's Prime Minister. Full text...

  • Head of Niger junta proclaims self head of State
    23 february 2010 15:32:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- The head of the Niger junta that toppled President Mamado u Tandja on Thursday, Colonel Salou Djibo, on Monday proclaimed himself head of S tate, according to a statement from the the Supreme Council for the Restoration o f Democracy (CSRD). Full text...

  • General Konatأ© vows peaceful transition in Guinea
    06 january 2010 23:03:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- The acting chairman of the Guinea's junta, the National Council for the Defence of Democracy (CNDD), General Sأ©kouba Konatأ©, on Wednesday vowed to cre ate â?a new peaceful transition authorityâ? that will soon set dates for electi ons. Full text...

  • Interim Guinea junta leader pledges free, fair vote
    24 december 2009 20:20:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- The interim Guinean junta leader has pledged free and f air election saying the country's problems can only be solved by legitimately el e cted people who will hold the reins of republican institutions. Full text...

  • Interim Guinea junta leader pledges free, fair vote
    24 december 2009 20:20:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- The interim Guinean junta leader has pledged free and f air election saying the country's problems can only be solved by legitimately el e cted people who will hold the reins of republican institutions. Full text...

  • Interim Guinea junta leader pledges free, fair vote
    24 december 2009 01:38:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- The interim Guinean junta leader has pledged free and f air election saying the country's problems can only be solved by legitimately el e cted people who will hold the reins of republican institutions. Full text...

  • Interim Guinea junta leader pledges free, fair vote
    24 december 2009 01:38:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- The interim Guinean junta leader has pledged free and f air election saying the country's problems can only be solved by legitimately el e cted people who will hold the reins of republican institutions. Full text...

  • Guinean junta says Dadis Camara convalescing
    22 december 2009 20:22:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- Guinean Minister and Permanent Secretary of the Nationa l Council for Democracy and Development (CNDD), Colonel Moussa Kأ©أ¯ta, disclose d in Conakry Tuesday that the junta leader, Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, was "doi n g very well". Full text...

  • Guinean junta says Dadis Camara convalescing
    22 december 2009 19:47:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- Guinean Minister and Permanent Secretary of the National Council for Democracy and Development (CNDD), Colonel Moussa Kéïta, disclosed in Conakry Tuesday that the junta leader, Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, was "doing very well". Full text...

  • Guinea rights body hails report on 28 September massacres
    21 december 2009 21:47:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- The chairman of the Guinean Organization of Human Right s (GOHR), Thierno Maadjou Sow, on Monday expressed satisfaction with the publica t ion of the report of inquiry into the massacres perpetrated by soldiers last Sep t ember 28th in Conakry. Full text...

  • Guineans give mixed reaction to Sأ©kouba Konatأ©'s speech
    12 december 2009 18:02:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- Guineans have given a mixed reaction to a speech by act ing junta head, General Sأ©kouba Konatأ©, who has condemned high handed actions o f soldiers in the country. Full text...

  • Guitroops patrol Conakry
    06 december 2009 15:08:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- Military troops, Guitroops, in armoured cars have been patrolling Conakry in search of soldiers suspected of attempted murder on the Gu i nean strongman, Moussa Dadis Camara, at the Autonomous Presidential Security Bat t alion (BASP) by his aide-de camp on Thursday, PANA reported. Full text...

  • Opposition party reacts to events in Guinea
    05 december 2009 15:40:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- Guinea's opposition political party, the New generation for Republic (NGR), has described as regrettable the attempted assassination on junta leader, Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, saying the development was an indictm e nt on the political class and the country's international partners. Full text...

  • Guinea Junta leader in Morocco for medical attention
    04 december 2009 17:01:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- Guinean junta chief, Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, Frida y flew to Morocco for medical attention after being injured by his aide-de-camp, Aboubacar "Toumba" Diakhitأ©, who opened fire on him on Thursday, a source close to the Alpha Yaya Diallo military camp said. Full text...

  • Another Guinea minister resigns
    03 november 2009 22:05:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- The Guinean minister in charge of Communication at the presidency and the Defence ministry, Tibou Kamara, has become the latest ministe r to quit the government of Captain Dadis Camara over the 28 September massacres t hat saw more than 150 anti-government demonstrators killed by security forces, r a dio reports said in Conakry on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Guinea junta leader vows to cooperate with inquiry on massacre
    03 november 2009 21:49:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- The Guinean junta leader, Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, said in a broadcast on Monday evening that he was prepared to assist the commiss i on of inquiry set up by the United Nations to investigate the bloody suppression of an opposition demonstration of 28 September in Conakry. Full text...

  • Former Guinea Prime Minister released
    02 july 2009 00:27:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) – Former Guinea Prime Minis-ter Dr Ahmed Tidiane Soumare w as released on Wednesday morning after being detained for a few hours at Peleton Mobile 3 (PM 3), a garrison of the gendarmerie in Conakry, according to his imme d iate family. Full text...

  • Junta head denounces resumption of political activities in Guinea
    26 june 2009 19:46:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- The head of the ruling junta in Guinea, Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, on Friday condemned a statement that announced the resumption of p o litical and trade unions activities in the country. Full text...

  • Guinea junta leader lashes out at German ambassador
    10 june 2009 22:40:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) – Guinea’s military junta l-eader, Captain Moussa Dadis Ca mara, on Wednesday lashed out at the German ambassador to Guinea, Karl Prinz, wh o had asked him whether he would contest presidential elections if they were held in 2010. Full text...

  • Guinean junta appoints military commanders
    06 january 2009 17:41:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- Leader of the Guinean ruling military junta, Captain Mo ussa Dadis Camara, Monday temporarily appointed various commanders of the countr y 's armed forces, an official source announced. Full text...

  • Kadhafi urges Guinean junta to heed international community's call
    02 january 2009 16:36:00
    Freetown- Sierra Leone (PANA) -- Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Kadhafi has called on Guinea's junta, the National Council for Democracy and Development (CNDD), t o listen to the voice of the international community and return the country to ef f ective political normalcy. Full text...

  • Several military officers arrested in Guinea
    31 december 2008 16:56:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- The National Council of Democracy and Development (CNDD ), the ruling military-civilian authority in Guinea since 23 December, has arres t ed several persons, including soldiers, a generally well-informed source told PA N A here. Full text...

  • Captain Dadis Camara named as chair of Guinean junta
    24 december 2008 19:36:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, who was acting, up to now, as spokesperson of the National Council for Democracy and Development (CNDD, militaro-civil authority exerting power in Guinea), was appointed Head of State of the country, to replace General Lansana Conté, who died Monday during a long illness. Full text...

  • Mauritania's junta sends delegation to AU Commission
    07 october 2008 15:52:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Mauritania's military junta may be pleading for t ime with the African Union (AU) Commission after Monday's deadline, set by the A U for the restoration of constitutional order in the West African country, expire d . Full text...

  • FNDD rejects dialogue with ruling Mauritanian junta
    08 september 2008 18:32:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The National Front for the Defence of Democracy (FNDD), an alliance of five political parties opposed to the 6 August military c o up in Mauritania, has refusal to establish a dialogue with the new government, i n a declaration made available to PANA Monday. Full text...

  • Mauritanian junta leader calls for unity
    02 september 2008 16:14:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritanian Head of State, General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Monday called on his compatriots for unity and solidarity during the holy month of ramadan which started here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Decree bars Mauritanian junta leaders from next elections
    24 august 2005 22:08:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The chairman of Mauritania's ruling Military Council for Justice and Democracy (CMJD), the Prime Minister, and the members of the transitional cabinet are barred from standing in the presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled in two years, says a decree adopted here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Police in Sierra Leone seek ex-junta leader Koroma
    20 january 2003 08:38:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Police in Sierra Leone have mounted a search for ex-junta ruler, Maj. Full text...



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