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  • UN: UN chief condemns killing of opposition politician in Burundi
    24 may 2015 19:28:09
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday condemned the killing of a Burundian politician and his bodyguard in a move that threatens to further destabilize the country amid simmering political tensions and a growing humanitarian crisis. Full text...

  • UN: UN chief applauds political dialogue in Burundi
    23 may 2015 06:33:28
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed happiness at the ongoing political dialogue in Burundi following weeks of tensions and a reportedly failed coup d’etat in the country’s capital of Bujumbura. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: UN independent expert, Ivorian electoral commission hold talks
    22 may 2015 22:22:19
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The UN independent expert for human rights, Mohammed Ayat, on Friday held talks with the chairman of the Ivorian national independent electoral commission (CEI), Youssouf Bakayoko. Full text...

  • Tunisia: Tunisian Prime Minister to visit Brussels on Wednesday
    22 may 2015 21:13:19
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – The Tunisian Prime Minister, Habib Essid, will on Wednesday travel to Brussels to visit European Union institutions. Full text...

  • Kenya: Al Shabaab conducts daring raid on Garissa villages
    22 may 2015 12:16:12
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Fighters loyal to the Somali Al Shabaab militia group have raided three villages in Kenya’s northern Eastern region in a hunt for local government officials, residents and the Interior Ministry said Friday. Full text...

  • Belgium: Guinea, Burkina Faso to receive Belgian public aid again
    21 may 2015 20:32:38
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) – Guinea and Burkina Faso are to once again benefit from Belgian public aid for development. Full text...

  • Kenya: Al Shabaab militants raid mosques in northeastern Kenya
    21 may 2015 17:46:09
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenyan government officials remain alert for possible Al Shabaab militants strikes in Garissa County of northeastern Kenya after a raid on two mosques by gun-wielding militants. Full text...

  • Zambia: Oasis Forum appeals to donors to provide funds for referendum
    21 may 2015 15:38:07
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – The Oasis Forum, comprising the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia, Council Churches in Zambia, Zambia Episcopal Conference, Law Association of Zambia and the Non-Governmental Organisation Coordinating Committee, has appealed to Zambia’s cooperating partners to show unflinching support for the constitution-making process in Zambia by making resources available for the referendum. Full text...

  • Sierra Leone: 'Elections will hold in 2017'
    21 may 2015 09:09:28
    Freetown, Sierra Leone (PANA) - Sierra Leone's National Electoral Commission (NEC) has assured that the country's presidential and parliamentary elections will hold in 2017, laying to rest the speculation that the polls will be postponed. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Jonathan holds farewell meeting with African ambassadors
    20 may 2015 19:18:54
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on Wednesday urged the global community and Nigerians to support the incoming government of President-elect Muhammadu Buhari. Full text...

  • Rwanda: Constitutional crisis looms in Burundi after postponement of parliamentary polls (A News Analysis by Aimable Twahirwa, PANA Correspondent)
    20 may 2015 18:33:36
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Following protests by thousands of people who in recent weeks marched on Burundi's capital, Bujumbura, demonstrating their disapproval of President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in violation of the constitution, authorities in the country have decided to put parliamentary elections off till 5 June on grounds of national security. Full text...

  • Zambia: Grand Coalition urges President Lungu to honour promise on Constitution
    20 may 2015 17:01:32
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – The Grand Coalition, a group advocating for a people-driven constitution, has called on Zambian President Edgar Lungu to honour the promise he made to the Zambian People during his inauguration last January when he promised to enact a people-driven constitution through a referendum. Full text...

  • Tunisia: UN making efforts for political dialogue in Burundi
    20 may 2015 15:41:49
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – The special envoy of the UN Secretary General for the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit, has said there is an urgent need for political dialogue to ease the tension caused by the failed coup attempt in Burundi, especially as the African nation prepares to hold elections soon. Full text...

  • UN: UN envoy says Al-Shabaab poses threat to political process in Somalia
    19 may 2015 21:19:30
    New York, US (PANA) - Mr. Nicholas Kay, UN Special Representative for Somalia and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), on Tuesday in New York, said Al-Shabaab terrorist group is expected to do everything it can to "derail" the political process in Somalia. Full text...

  • UN: UN special envoy meets Burundi's President in Bujumbura
    19 may 2015 19:05:58
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes, Mr. Said Djinnit, on Tuesday Full text...

  • US: Kerry to lead US delegation to Nigeria inaugural
    19 may 2015 11:36:35
    Washington, DC, US (PANA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry will lead the American government's delegation to Nigeria's presidential inauguration on 29 May 2015, the State Department has announced. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Govt, UNDP sign pact for Ivorian electoral process
    19 may 2015 11:14:21
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - The Ivorian Independent Electoral Commission (CEI) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have signed an 8.82 billion CFAF (US$15 million) pact on the financing of the country’s electoral process. Full text...

  • Sudan: Khartoum denies supporting S/Sudan's armed opposition
    19 may 2015 10:55:27
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Sudanese government has denied an accusation by the government of South Sudan that Khartoum is supporting the armed southern opposition of former Vice President Riek Machar, the official Radio Omdurman announced Tuesday. Full text...

  • Sudan: Govt, opposition differ on Morsi death sentence
    19 may 2015 10:47:50
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The government of Sudan and the country's opposition have disagreed on the death sentence recently passed on deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi by the country's court. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Pres. Jonathan to attend his last ECOWAS Summit
    19 may 2015 09:07:12
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan leaves here Tuesday for Accra, Ghana, to attend the 47th ECOWAS Summit, which will be his last since he is due to vacate office 29 May after losing the 28 March presidential election. Full text...

  • Rwanda: Govt announces new visa fees for visitors to Rwanda
    18 may 2015 18:24:56
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwanda's Directorate of Immigration and Emigration on Monday announced an increase in visa fees for all foreign visitors, due to movements in exchange rates of main currencies including the US dollar, euro and pound sterling. Full text...

  • Zambia: President Lungu holds private talks with South Sudan President
    18 may 2015 15:39:24
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Zambian President Edgar Lungu has held bilateral talks with his South Sudan counterpart Silva Kiir, in the Angolan capital, Luanda, on the sidelines of the Great Lakes Regional heads of state summit. Full text...

  • Tanzania: ECOSOCC deplores continued violence in Burundi
    18 may 2015 15:35:38
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) of the African Union (AU) said Monday it was deeply concerned about the unfolding political, security and humanitarian situation in Burundi. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Jonathan appoints new CEO for the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission
    18 may 2015 14:23:20
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigerian leader, President Goodluck Jonathan, has approved the appointment of Mrs. Uju Aisha Hassan-Baba, as the new Executive Secretary/Chief Executive of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC). Full text...

  • Kenya: Kenya, SA leaders appeal for speedy solution to Burundian crisis
    18 may 2015 12:12:06
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has telephoned his Burundian counterpart Pierre Nkurunziza to appeal for the postponement of elections due next month until calm has been restored to the Central African nation, which is still reeling from a failed coup attempt, a Kenyan State House official said Monday. Full text...

  • Algeria: Algeria, Tunisia set to strengthen tourism ties
    18 may 2015 10:05:13
    Algiers, Algeria (PANA) - Algeria and Tunisia have come up with new programmes aimed at promoting tourism and craft industries between the two countries under their bilateral commission. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Incoming ruling party condoles with family of late Senator
    17 may 2015 12:04:49
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's incoming ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has condoled with the family of one of its Senators who died after a brief illness on Saturday. Full text...

  • Libya: PM Abdallah al-Theni invited to AU summit in June
    17 may 2015 11:48:38
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - South African authorities have invited head of Libya's interim government Abdallah al-Theni to the African Union (AU) summit scheduled for 7 June in Pretoria, according to official sources here. Full text...

  • UN: UN Security Council hails CAR's national forum, urges implementation of peace pact
    16 may 2015 17:39:11
    New York US (PANA) - UN Security Council has welcomed the recent national reconciliation Full text...

  • Mali: Peace and reconciliation deal signed in Mali
    15 may 2015 22:19:47
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The Malian government, represented by its ministry of foreign affairs, the representatives of the armed movements and those of the international mediation team, led by Algeria, on Friday signed the peace and reconciliation agreement, agreed on 1 March in Algiers by most of the concerned actors, official sources told PANA. Full text...

  • UN: UN Secretary-General hails Mali peace agreement
    15 may 2015 20:40:12
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday welcomed the signing of Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: South Africa to host 6th Pan-African Parliament session
    15 may 2015 20:25:27
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The 6th session of the Pan-African Parliament will be held 18-27 May in the South African city of Midrand, according to an official communiqué received here Friday by PANA. Full text...

  • France: French govt welcomes release of child soldiers in CAR
    15 may 2015 17:58:43
    Paris, France (PANA) – The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development on Friday welcomed the liberation of hundreds of child soldiers in Bambari region of Central African Republic saying: "It is about a new important step towards peace." Full text...

  • Tanzania: AU PSC mulls over civilian protection mission in Burundi
    15 may 2015 09:56:24
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) has requested the AU Commission, in consultation with the East African Standby Force, to undertake contingency planning, in view of the possible deployment of an expanded mission to ensure the protection of civilians and property and facilitate the cessation of violence in Burundi. Full text...

  • UN: UN condemns coup attempt in Burundi
    15 may 2015 05:25:51
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned all attempts to oust elected governments by military force and appealed to the Burundi’s political and security leaders to clearly and openly reject the use of violence following last Wednesday's coup attempt in the country. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Failed constitutional order in Burundi, another lesson for Africa (By Anaclet Rwegayura, PANA Editor, Tanzania)
    14 may 2015 11:59:33
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - When will Africa absolutely do away with coups d'état as a way of changing government, despite African Union's principle of rejecting unconstitutional change of government? Full text...

  • Nigeria: MPs representing defeated Pres. Jonathan join incoming ruling party
    14 may 2015 10:13:11
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The Senator and House of Representatives members representing the home constituency of outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria, in oil rich Bayelsa State, have decamped to the former opposition and incoming ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). Full text...

  • Rwanda: Political situation in Burundi at a turning point after military coup attempt (A News Analysis by Aimable Twahirwa, PANA Correspondent)
    13 may 2015 22:19:57
    Kigali, Rwanda (Rwanda) - An announcement of a coup attempt launched by a group of senior military and police officers in Burundi to overthrow the regime, came few hours after President Pierre Nkurunziza arrived in the capital of neighbouring Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, to attend the summit of heads of state from the East African region. Full text...

  • UN: UN chief urges calm, restraint in Burundi
    13 may 2015 18:58:38
    New York, US (PANA) - Amid reports of political upheaval in Burundi, UN Secretary-General Full text...

  • Tanzania: EAC leaders condemn coup attempt in Burundi
    13 may 2015 17:30:18
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – General and presidential elections due to be held in Burundi next month should be postponed until the currently heated situation in the country is calmed down, East African Community (EAC) leaders resolved at a one-day summit held here Wednesday. Full text...

  • South Africa: Pretoria monitoring Burundi crisis
    13 may 2015 15:13:28
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Pretoria is closely monitoring the dramatic situation in Burundi amid reports that a renegade senior general said he had dismissed President Pierre Nkurunziza. Full text...

  • ECOWAS: 40th Anniversary Celebrations postponed
    13 may 2015 14:28:25
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - The West African regional bloc ECOWAS on Wednesday announced the postponement of the celebration of its 40th anniversary, originally scheduled for 28 May 2015 in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, where it is based. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Burundi’s Nkurunziza toppled?
    13 may 2015 13:51:37
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - As Burundi’s muddled politics put leaders of neighbouring countries on their toes, reports from Bujumbura Wednesday said President Pierre Nkurunziza has been toppled while attending a regional summit here that was trying to work out a solution to the crisis in his country. Full text...

  • Algeria: Algeria, France urge Malian parties to sign peace deal
    13 may 2015 11:51:26
    Algiers, Algeria (PANA) - Algeria and France have urged all parties involved in the Malian crisis to sign, on 15 May in Bamako, the peace and reconciliation agreement, according to Algeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs Ramtane Lamamra. Full text...

  • Tunisia: Tunisian PM to visit Algeria
    13 may 2015 10:34:19
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid will pay an official visit to Algeria 16-17 May on the invitation of his Algerian counterpart Abdelmalek Sellal, a government statement said. Full text...

  • Belgium: Brussels to host international conference on CAR on 26 May
    12 may 2015 19:59:41
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) – Central African Republic caretaker President Catherine Samba-Panza will on 26 May attend in Brussels an international fund-raising conference for her country organised by the European Union, it was announced here Tuesday. Full text...

  • South Africa: Parliament barred from expelling MPs
    12 may 2015 12:02:34
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - The Western Cape High Court in South Africa on Tuesday ruled that the forced removal and arrest of Members of the country's Parliament by police is unconstitutional. Full text...

  • Burkina Faso: Former Guinea junta leader Camara declares candidacy for presidential election
    11 may 2015 22:29:45
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) – The former Guinean junta leader, Moussa Dadis Camara (2008-2009), on Monday in Ouagadougou, where he has lived in exile since January 2010, announced his candidature for the presidential election to be held in his country in October. Full text...

  • UN: UN chief welcomes Central African Republic peace pact
    11 may 2015 22:12:10
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday congratulated the people of the Central African Republic (CAR) for the adoption of a peace pact that reflects on their aspirations to put the conflict behind them once and for all and to build a more peaceful and democratic country. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Chadian president pays one-day visit to Nigeria
    11 may 2015 21:26:18
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The president of Chad, Mr Idriss Deby, on Monday paid a one-day visit to Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, where he held meetings with Nigeria’s outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan and the president-elect Major General Muhammadu Buhari. Full text...

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