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  • Algeria: UN envoy praises Algeria's support to Libyan dialogue
    04 august 2015 19:39:51
    Algiers, Algeria (PANA) – UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in Libya, Bernardino Leon, has praised the enduring efforts made by Algeria in supporting the UN mediation to find a political solution to the Libyan crisis, said a statement issued Tuesday by the Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Full text...

  • Nigeria: State-owned oil firm gets new boss
    04 august 2015 15:34:08
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Group Managing Director of the state-run oil firm Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), a presidency statement made available to PANA here said. Full text...

  • Kenya: Rights body fingers Sudan for 'war crimes' in Kordofan
    04 august 2015 14:17:50
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Government forces in Sudan have committed war crimes against the civilian population of South Kordofan, Amnesty International said in a new report published Tuesday. Full text...

  • Senegal: President Condé to begin official visit to Senegal Thursday
    04 august 2015 13:04:26
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Guinean president, Alpha Condé, is expected in Dakar on Thursday for a three-day official visit to Senegal, the Senegalese private newspaper L’Observateur reported Tuesday, saying that the announcement was made by the Guinean president himself in an interview with the newspaper. Full text...

  • South Africa: Opposition moves to have Zuma impeached over Al Bashir saga
    04 august 2015 12:57:21
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday gave notice in the National Assembly of a motion of impeachment against President Jacob Zuma for “facilitating the escape” of Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir from South Africa on 15 June. Full text...

  • Belgium: EU gives Burkina Faso 60m-euro aid
    04 august 2015 11:06:59
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The European Union (EU) has released 60 million euros in aid to Burkina Faso to support the political, economic and social stability in the country ahead of the presidential and parliamentary elections. Full text...

  • Belgium: OIF deplores violence in Burundi
    04 august 2015 10:51:36
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The International Francophonie Organization (OIF) has strongly condemned the violence in Burundi, especially Sunday's assassination of Gen. Adolphe Nshimirimana in the capital, Bujumbura. Full text...

  • UN: UN chief concerned over deterioration of security in post-election Burundi
    03 august 2015 18:54:33
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday voiced concern Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Obama tour demonstrates US preference for security pacts
    01 august 2015 16:15:29
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African leaders pledged to boost regional security during talks with US President Barack Obama, who wound up a five-day tour of Africa this week, PANA reported Saturday. Full text...

  • Sudan: US, Sudan move to mend fences (Feature by Mohamed Osman, PANA Correspondent)
    01 august 2015 14:11:23
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) – There are indications that Sudan and the US are on their way to mending the strained relations between them, according to a number of activities exhibited lately by both parties. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Governing Councils of Federal Universities not yet dissolved, says Presidency
    01 august 2015 11:13:54
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved that the Governing Councils of Federal Universities be exempted, for the time being, from the dissolution of Boards of Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions and Government-Owned Companies announced on 16 July, 2015. Full text...

  • Burkina Faso: Burkina youth demand better living conditions after transition
    30 july 2015 21:19:48
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) – The Burkina Faso youth, a key actor in the popular uprising that ousted Blaise Compaoré in late October last year, on Thursday urged political stakeholders to engage them after the transition. Full text...

  • Guinea: President Condé begins three-nation West African visit
    30 july 2015 21:03:42
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) – The Guinean president, Alpha Condé, left Conakry on Thursday for a three-nation West African tour that will take him to the Equatorial Guinea, Niger and Senegal. Full text...

  • Niger: ‘Niger will not accept destabilization of Libya from its territory’
    30 july 2015 14:54:54
    Niamey, Niger (PANA) - Niger will not accept the destabilization of Libya from its territory, the Nigerien Prime Minister, Rafini Brigi, declared on Thursday while reacting to rumours indicating the presence in Agadez, northern Mali, of agents recruiting mercenaries for Libyan armed groups. Full text...

  • Cameroon: Biya roots for joint Cameroon/Nigeria force to defeat Boko Haram
    30 july 2015 13:45:06
    Yaounde, Cameroon (PANA) - Cameroonian President Paul Biya has called for a joint military force between Nigeria and Cameroon in the war against the terrorist sect, Boko Haram. Full text...

  • South Africa: Ramaphosa resumes peace talks in Lesotho
    30 july 2015 11:47:18
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday departed for Lesotho where he will brief the country's leaders on the establishment of a SADC-led Commission of Inquiry into the recent developments in the country, including the killing of former army General Maaparankoe Mahao. Full text...

  • Tunisia: Minister reaffirms German support to Tunisia
    29 july 2015 22:34:05
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - German Defence Minister Ursila Von Der Leyen has reaffirmed her country's support for Tunisia, in view of the security situation in the North African nation. Full text...

  • Libya: ICC renews call on Libya to hand over Seif al-Islam Gaddafi
    29 july 2015 22:25:23
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The International Criminal Court (ICC) has renewed its call for the arrest and transfer to the global court of Seif al-Islam, son of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Full text...

  • Burkina Faso: Govt. hails deployment of UN volunteers for electoral process
    29 july 2015 13:53:05
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The Burkinabe government on Wednesday said it welcomed the deployment of UN youth volunteers for the country's presidential and legislative elections, scheduled for 11 October. Full text...

  • Tunisia: OHCHR slams Libyan justice over "unfair" verdicts on pro-Gaddafi officials
    29 july 2015 13:43:49
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Tuesday expressed ''deep'' concern at the verdicts pronounced in Tripoli against members of the Mouammar Gaddafi regime. Full text...

  • Libya: Parliament passes general amnesty bill
    28 july 2015 21:54:42
    Tobruk, Libya (PANA) – The Chamber of Representatives based in the Libyan eastern city of Tobruk, on Tuesday passed a general amnesty bill to benefit all Libyans accused of various deeds in the military-political crisis that broke out from 15 February 2011. Full text...

  • Belgium: European Parliament hosts Africa Week
    28 july 2015 21:40:21
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The chairman of the Socialists and Democrats group (S Full text...

  • Sudan: Sudan protests EU 'erroneous' statement on humanitarian situation in 3 regions
    28 july 2015 21:00:56
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) – Sudan on Tuesday summoned the European Union (EU) representative to Khartoum to protest what it called the EU's "erroneous information" with regard to the humanitarian situation in war affected regions of Darfur, South Kordufan and Blue Nile. Full text...

  • Zambia: Zambia’s former Defence Minister loses parliamentary seat
    28 july 2015 16:44:11
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Zambia’s former Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has lost his parliamentary seat after accepting the position of party vice resident for the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND). Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Obama talks up Africa plans after heroic AU welcome
    28 july 2015 16:33:39
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - US President Barack Obama received a heroic podium welcome in Addis Ababa, for his historic speech at the African Union on Tuesday, with the AU top official saying Obama’s Presidency was the fulfillment of a 1973 prediction by former Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Obama warns world leaders to change their attitude towards Africa
    28 july 2015 14:56:29
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Visiting US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called on world leaders to change their attitude towards Africa. Full text...

  • Mauritania: GGW leaders urge US to lift sanctions against Sudan
    28 july 2015 12:56:14
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The heads of State and government from member countries of the Pan-African initiative for the Green Great Wall (GGW) have appealed to the US to lift the sanctions it imposed on Sudan, according to an official declaration here on Monday. Full text...

  • Cameroon: Buhari, Biya to parley on dealing final blow to Boko Haram
    28 july 2015 12:39:26
    Yaounde, Cameroon (PANA) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is expected Wednesday in Yaounde for a two-day "working and friendship" visit to Cameroon, the Cameroonian Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma Bakary, announced here Monday. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Obama holds 'historic' talks with AU officials
    28 july 2015 12:07:16
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Visiting US President Barack Obama Tuesday held historic bilateral talks with the African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, saying the discussions concentrated on agriculture, energy and the issue of providing dependable electric power for Africa's rural poor. Full text...

  • UN: UN observer mission finds overall environment in Burundi 'not conducive' to credible polls
    28 july 2015 07:06:46
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN says that the overall environment of the 21 July presidential election in Burundi, was not conducive for an inclusive, free and credible electoral process. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Obama presses Ethiopia to ‘make space’ for critical voices
    28 july 2015 06:57:32
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - US President Barack Obama has asked the Ethiopian government to “make additional space” for critics, including journalists and opposition parties, after holding talks with hosts Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and President Mulatu Teshome in Addis Ababa on Monday. Full text...

  • Egypt: Egyptian FM urges all Libyans to accept Skhirat agreement
    27 july 2015 16:46:23
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri has emphasised the importance of having all Libyan stakeholders signing the agreement of Skhirat (Morocco) "to allow the formation of a national unity government, combat terrorism, rebuild institutions of the Libyan state and achieve the aspirations of the Libyan people to build a modern state''. Full text...

  • Egypt: Libyan FM optimistic about formation of coalition govt.
    27 july 2015 15:48:44
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The Libyan minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed al-Dairi, on Monday said that the chances for the formation of a national coalition government have become brighter, saying that consultations would soon begin towards this end. Full text...

  • Gambia: Opposition leader demands whereabouts 'unaccounted for' Gambians
    27 july 2015 08:23:21
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Ousainou Darboe, the leader of Gambia's main opposition United Democratic Party (UDP), is demanding the whereabouts of Gambians "unaccounted for" under the administration of President Yahya Jammeh. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Obama touches down in Addis Ababa
    26 july 2015 16:31:21
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - US President Barack Obama touched down at the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, on Sunday, for a visit aimed at cementing ties with Washington’s most ‘dependable’ ally in the war against terrorism and extremism in the Horn of Africa. Full text...

  • Kenya: Obama roots for the African woman, girl child, youth
    26 july 2015 16:16:30
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - United States President Barack Obama is urging African countries to discard old practices and traditions that deny the girl child, women and youth the chance to exploit their full potential and contribute to the development of their nation. Full text...

  • Kenya: Mixed feelings as Obama winds up Kenya visit
    26 july 2015 15:57:03
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - As the US Presidential Jet, Airforce 1, jetted out of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi at the end of President Barack Obama's three-day visit to Kenya, thousand, if not millions of Kenyans, especially Nairobi, residents expressed their disappointment at their inability to see the United States President at close range. Full text...

  • Kenya: Obama applauds Kenyan birthright in major attack against corruption
    26 july 2015 15:43:50
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - US President Barack Obama emphasized his Kenyan roots at the start of a major speech against corruption and bad leadership on Sunday, calling for an end to discrimination and marginalization of communities based on tribe, race and other barriers to equal enjoyment of rights. Full text...

  • Sudan: President Bashir leaves for Mauritania
    26 july 2015 15:24:14
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - President Omar Bashir of Sudan left for Nouakchott, Mauritania, leading a government delegation to the African Great Green Wall summit meeting. Full text...

  • Kenya: Obama takes credit for refining US foreign policy on Africa
    26 july 2015 09:06:15
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Visiting US President Barack Obama has defended the US foreign policy on Africa at talks with host President Uhuru Kenyatta, insisting initiatives undertaken during his administration would open up the continent to faster economic growth and industrialization. Full text...

  • Libya: Rival government calls for direct Libyan political negotiations
    25 july 2015 14:48:44
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – Libya's administration which controls the capital, Tripoli, but is not recognized by the international community, has called for an end to the conflict shaking the country to allow political negotiations that would be hosted in Libya, without foreign mediation. Full text...

  • Congo: France hails evolution of electoral process in CAR
    25 july 2015 13:22:12
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) – French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, currently on a tour of Africa, has praised the evolution of an electoral process in Central African Republic (CAR) saying France's commitment to support the process was reaffirmed on 14 July by the French ambassador in Bangui, Charles Malinas. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: African Union ready for Obama foreign policy speech
    24 july 2015 21:32:51
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) says it is prepared for the historic speech of the US President Barack Obama on Tuesday, the first ever by an America President there, expected to bolster waning US influence on Africa. Full text...

  • Nigeria:President Buhari seeks compliance with South Sudan peace pact
    24 july 2015 18:54:47
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari pledged Friday that Nigeria will continue to work in close collaboration with the African Union (AU) and the international community for the achievement of reconciliation and lasting peace in South Sudan, according to a statement from the Nigerian presidency. Full text...

  • Kenya: Obama arrives in Kenya on presidential visit
    24 july 2015 18:24:39
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - US President Barack Obama arrived in Nairobi Friday for a three-day official visit to Kenya, the homeland of a Kenyan economist who fathered the first African-American President. Full text...

  • BREAKING NEWS: US President Obama arrives in Nairobi on three-day official visit
    24 july 2015 17:29:29
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - US President Barack Obama has landed in Kenya, the homeland of his father, for a three-day state tour. Full text...

  • Kenya: Kenyan military hails capture of key Al Shabaab stronghold in Somalia
    24 july 2015 17:10:18
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) -The Kenyan military celebrated the capture of a key military stronghold of the Al Shabaab in Dinsoor town,Somalia, shortly after the militants fled another stronghold of Bardhere, near the Kenyan border, a military spokesperson said Friday. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Pres. Buhari denies accusing US of aiding Boko Haram
    24 july 2015 13:32:08
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, just back from an acclaimed successful US visit, has denied accusing or indicting the US for aiding and abetting the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram. Full text...

  • UN: UN chief calls on Burundi parties to resume inclusive political dialogue
    23 july 2015 15:28:23
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called on all parties in Burundi to continue to remain calm and immediately resume an inclusive political dialogue, with the conclusion of the country's presidential elections. Full text...

  • Kenya: Kenyan forces kill 24 Al Shabab militants in Somalia
    23 july 2015 14:23:50
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Twenty Four Al Shabaab militants have been killed in an offensive by Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) in Somalia, Military Spokesman Col. David Obonyo, said here Thursday. Full text...

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