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  • Tanzania: Tanzanian dailies put capital markets, city cleanliness, Palestine question in focus
    18 october 2014 13:44:55
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Tanzania's press this week focused on various issues of national concern ranging from capital markets, cleanliness of the country's main commercial capital to the need to boost the local tea industry. Full text...

  • Ghana: Electricity crisis, Ebola, politics reported in Ghana
    18 october 2014 09:17:17
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – Rising concerns about challenges in generation of electricity, Ebola and Saturday’s election of the presidential candidate of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), were some of the stories reported in Ghana this week. Full text...

  • Zambia: Newspapers report infighting in ruling PF party, national budget
    11 october 2014 12:27:07
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Local newspapers in Zambia this week drew attention to the infighting going om in the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) party as well as the 2015 national Budget presented to Parliament by Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Tanzanian dailies keep constitution writing process in limelight
    11 october 2014 09:15:47
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Tanzanian dailies this week kept the country's proposed constitution in the limelight after the Constituent Assembly's Chair, Samuel Sitta, formally handed copies of the approved draft to the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete, and Zanzibar President Ali Mohammed Shein. Full text...

  • Ghana: Economic challenges, strike by state attorney reported in Ghana
    11 october 2014 06:13:55
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – Ghana’s economic challenges and a strike by state attorneys in Ghana’s second largest city, Kumasi, in the Ashanti Region, were some of the stories carried by the media this week. Full text...

  • Zambia: VAT refund for mines makes headlines in Zambia
    04 october 2014 16:04:55
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - The controversy over the US$600 million Value Added Tax (VAT) refund which the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) needs to make for some mines in the country, made headlines here with some newspapers asking ZRA to refund the money. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Media highlight president Aziz’s visit to France
    04 october 2014 12:28:22
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Mauritanian media this week devoted a large part of their coverage to the three-day visit to France by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, which began on 28 Sept. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Proposed Constitution grabs local media attention
    04 october 2014 10:11:44
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Nothing could have been of greater interest to the Tanzanian media and their audience this week than bringing the Constituent Assembly's business to a close with the endorsement of the country's draft Constitution. Full text...

  • Ghana: IMF talks, Ebola reported in Ghana
    04 october 2014 10:04:38
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - With the Ghanaian authorities eager to secure a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the media have continued to highlight various angles to the talks between the two sides, as well as the fears and hopes of the public. Full text...

  • Zambia: Media focus on controversy surrounding secret phone tapping of Finance Minister
    27 september 2014 12:38:17
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – The Daily Nation this week condemned the secret tapping of a private phone conversation that Zambia’s Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda had with another person, which was published by the independent Post newspaper. Full text...

  • Ghana: Maritime dispute, Nkrumah’s birthday reported in Ghana
    27 september 2014 08:53:19
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – Ghana’s decision to send a long-running maritime dispute with its western neighbour, Cote d’Ivoire, to the Hague-based International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) and the 105th birthday of the country’s late president and Pan-Africanist, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, were highlighted by the media this week. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Tanzanian dailies play up calls to halt global warming
    27 september 2014 08:40:21
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - As world leaders gathered at the UN headquarters in New York, US, for the Climate Summit, Tanzanian dailies this week highlight actions being taken to address the global problem. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Role of media, archaeological findings grab Tanzanian papers' attention
    20 september 2014 06:45:39
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Tanzania's mainstream media this week reflected on varied issues but, once again, the role of the media in society was given special attention as well as a new tourism frontier in the country after archeologists reported fresh findings about the history of humankind. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Tanzanian dailies focus on flopping constitutent assembly
    13 september 2014 08:41:32
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - The struggle between supporters and opponents of Tanzania's current process of writing a new constitution dominated news coverage in the local media this week after President Jakaya Kikwete met with members of the Tanzania Centre for Democracy (TCD) over the issue. Full text...

  • Ghana: Media report raging power struggle in opposition party, sacking of Black Stars coach
    13 september 2014 08:26:25
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – The deepening power struggle in Ghana’s main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the sacking of Kwesi Appiah, coach of the senior national football team, the Black Stars, were some of the major stories reported in the media this week. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Tanzanian dailies focus on Constituent Assembly, dual citizenship, regional integration, superstition
    06 september 2014 10:54:33
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Critical issues in the ongoing session of Tanzania's Constituent Assembly (CA), dual citizenship for the Tanzanian Diaspora, regional economic integration and superstition were highlighted by Tanzania's leading dailies this week. Full text...

  • Togo: Preparations for 2015 elections dominate Togo media
    31 august 2014 18:21:36
    Lomé, Togo (PANA) - The preparations for the 2015 elections in Togo elicited strong criticisms, controversies and antagonism in the country's media this past week, PANA reported Sunday. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Ebola response, corporate tax review, make headlines in Ethiopian media
    30 august 2014 16:26:22
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Ethiopian newspapers this week reported about the government's plans to counter potential Ebola outbreaks, the ongoing steps to initiate a review of the corporate tax and the pending relocation of the country's former President. Full text...

  • Ghana: Ebola meeting, disputed economic figures, opposition party’s congress reported
    30 august 2014 10:23:22
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – The Ghanaian media this week highlighted a meeting of West African health ministers in Accra that sought strategies to contain the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), which has so far killed at least 1,552 people in four countries. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Local dailies this week focus on combating Ebola, free secondary education
    30 august 2014 08:07:10
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Combating the Ebola virus threat and the government's intention to provide free secondary education were the main focus of the Tanzanian newspapers this week. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Media highlight formation of new government
    23 august 2014 14:02:12
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Mauritanian media this week highlighted the composition of the new government under new Prime Minister Yahya Ould Hademine. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Ebola, Chibok girls and national confab continue to dominate media
    23 august 2014 13:04:22
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), abducted Chibok girls and the final report from the national conference continued to dominate the media in Nigeria this week. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Local dailies focus on Ebola, Chinese winning tenders, geothermal energy
    23 august 2014 11:14:52
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Tanzanian dailies this week focused on various issues ranging from the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) to awarding contracts to Chinese companies and exploitation of the country's geo-thermal potential to generate electricity. Full text...

  • Ghana: Media report power struggle in opposition party, health concerns
    23 august 2014 10:15:34
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - A bitter power struggle that has split Ghana’s main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) and concerns about hard drugs and Ebola menace in West Africa were some of the stories covered by the country's media this week. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Media highlight the long wait for new government
    16 august 2014 15:04:29
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The media in Mauritania this week highlighted the long wait by Mauritanians for a new government, after the investiture on 2 August of the re-elected president, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. Full text...

  • Ghana: Ebola, disastrous World Cup performance probe reported in Ghana
    16 august 2014 09:11:34
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – The Ghanaian media this week gave extensive coverage to measures being implemented to check the spread of the deadly Ebola virus into the country. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Tanzanian dailies highlight foreign investments, agriculture
    16 august 2014 08:56:46
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Making Tanzania more attractive to foreign investors, finding markets for farm produce and advancing the status of peasant farmers in the country were the main focus in Tanzania's principal dailies this week. Full text...

  • Nigeria: War on Ebola, Abacha loot reported in Nigeria
    09 august 2014 10:30:08
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Government's determination to tame the Ebola disease, which is spreading like wild fire across West Africa, and the latest on the Abacha "loot" were the main stories in Nigeria this week. Full text...

  • Ghana: Economics, health issues reported in Ghana media
    09 august 2014 08:35:20
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – The directive of President John Dramani Mahama to his economic management team to open talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and development partners for an economic stabilisation programme and a big financial package from the US for power generation were some of the major topics highlighted by the Ghanaian media this week. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Constituent Assembly attracts press comments this week
    09 august 2014 08:18:19
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Tanzanian dailies this week focused on deliberations of the Constituent Assembly (CA) which resumed business Tuesday in the country's designated capital, Dodoma, amid worries that the process of working out a new constitution could take longer than anticipated. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Newspaper decries lack of private media investors
    02 august 2014 16:52:32
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Ethiopia has been unable to attract private investors into its media industry because of various challenges that potential investors face, an Ethiopian newspaper, the Reporter, said in its latest edition published Saturday. Full text...

  • Ghana: Ebola, economy, money laundering case highlighted by media
    02 august 2014 12:04:34
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – The fight against the deadly Ebola virus, concerns about the economy and arrest of a businessman for laundering nearly US$128 million were some of the stories played up by the media in Ghana this week. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Local dailies highlight action on Ebola, situation in Libya, tourists’ security
    02 august 2014 10:56:09
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – With the fear mounting that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa may spread further across the continent, one of Tanzania’s dailies, The Guardian, this week urged the public and health authorities in the East African country to put in place strict precautionary measures against the killer virus. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Workers' pay hike, civil rights issues dominate Ethiopian media 
    26 july 2014 18:09:01
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Ethiopian media highlighted the intended civil servants' pay rise announced by the government, which resulted into overnight commodity price hikes and the status of civil rights in the East African country. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Dailies highlight flight safety, rational airfares, human development
    26 july 2014 10:11:52
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Air travel safety and fares as well as the need to eliminate corruption in making use of the country’s abundant natural resources for human development were part of key issues which drew the attention of Tanzania’s dailies this week. Full text...

  • Ghana: Fuel price hike, mid-year economic review, strike call reported in Ghana
    19 july 2014 09:11:08
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – Fuel price hikes announced by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), finance minister Seth Terkper’s mid-year economic budget review presented to Parliament and a one-day strike called by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) were some of the stories reported in Ghana this week. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Dailies focus attention on terrorism suspects
    19 july 2014 08:57:49
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Terror attacks were once again in the limelight this week as Tanzanian newspapers reported the arrest and arraignment of 17 suspects linked to recent bombing incidents in the East African nation. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Media highlight investiture of re-elected president
    12 july 2014 17:50:33
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The investiture in Mauritania of re-elected president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, scheduled for 2 August, and the formation of a new government were the major stories in Mauritanian this week. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Parliamentary news dominate media in Mauritius
    12 july 2014 14:51:22
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Stories from parliament dominated the media this week in Mauritius with the introduction of a bill to amend the Constitution of the island to give future election candidates the choice of declaring, or not, their religious affiliation on election forms. Full text...

  • Zambia: Media express worry over corruption in the judiciary
    12 july 2014 12:46:18
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – The acknowledgement of corruption in the Judiciary by acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda made headlines this week here, with the media saying this must be dealt with thoroughly. Full text...

  • Ghana: Ebola scare, ECOWAS summit reported in Ghana
    12 july 2014 09:03:01
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – An Ebola scare in Ghana, when an American who arrived from Guinea was suspected to be suffering from the deadly virus, and the summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) were some of the major stories that were reported in Ghana this week. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Local dailies highlight risks of terrorism on tourism
    12 july 2014 08:53:58
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – The latest bomb attack in northern Tanzania’s tourism capital, Arusha, was the main focus of dailies here this week as they raised questions and expressed concern about national security. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Media dominated by expectations from presidential elections
    05 july 2014 15:30:26
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – Newspapers in Mauritania this week highlighted the post-presidential election perspectives in the country, particularly the investiture of re-elected president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, due for 2 August and the formation of a new government. Full text...

  • Tunisia: Media highlight terrorism
    05 july 2014 12:07:32
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – Terrorism, marked by land mine explosions at the Ouergha mountain, near the Tunisian-Algerian border, that killed four Tunisian soldiers and injuring several others, is one of the main issues highlighted by the Tunisian media this week. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Local dailies focus on local traders, MDGs, Ebola prevention
    05 july 2014 07:40:41
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – As the national budget for the new financial year came into effect this week, the private newspaper, The Citizen, has urged the government to clamp down on unscrupulous traders who hiked prices of goods and services prematurely. Full text...

  • Ghana: Media report aftermath of disastrous World Cup performance, Ebola meeting
    05 july 2014 06:47:35
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – The media in Ghana this week reported the fallout of the disastrous performance of the senior national football team, the Black Stars, in the 2014 FIFA World Cup and a meeting in Accra by health experts and ministers in West Africa on the outbreak of Ebola in the sub-region. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Media highlight presidential election
    28 june 2014 12:50:47
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – Mauritanian newspapers this week highlighted the 21 June presidential election which was won by incumbent president, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, with more than 81% of the votes. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Local dailies drop hints for the government
    28 june 2014 08:49:49
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzania’s leading dailies this week reproved the executive on various fronts ranging from its yearly budget planning to dispensation of justice and dealing with truant pupils. Full text...

  • Ghana: Disastrous World Cup campaign, fuel shortage, traders’ strike played up in the media
    28 june 2014 08:42:17
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – The media in Ghana this week highlighted the disastrous campaign of the Black Stars at the 2014 FIFA World Cup that culminated in the elimination of the country in the first round, the first since its maiden participation in the mundial in 2006. Full text...

  • Zambia: Dailies focus on President Sata’s health, illegal land allocation
    28 june 2014 07:35:59
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – As the media in Zambia this week focused on President Michael Sata’s trip to Israel, most of the leading newspapers, with the exception of the Daily Nation, however, avoided commenting on the confusion surrounding the trip and speculation building up on the health of the President, who is believed to be receiving medical treatment. Full text...

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