Society - Miscellaneous
  • Tunisia: Train-bus collision claims six lives in Tunisia
    19 december 2014 16:33:21
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Six persons were killed and 32 others seriously injured when a bus collided with a freight train early Friday in the Tunisian city of Tabalba, security sources here told PANA. Full text...

  • Rwanda: Fire causes huge damage in Kigali
    03 september 2014 13:36:01
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) – A huge fire Tuesday burnt down a two-floor building in Kigali, the Rwandan capital, destroying shops located within the infrastructure, sources told PANA here. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Wounded son of Mauritanian president now out of danger
    01 august 2014 13:55:34
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Mauritanian President Ould Abdel Aziz Badr's son who sustained injury from gunfire was Friday reported out of danger, informed sources told PANA. Full text...

  • Cameroon: Police seize 4kg of heroin at Douala Intl. airport
    07 february 2014 14:52:20
    Douala, Cameroon (PANA) – A suspected drug trafficker from Nigeria has been arrested at the international airport in Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon, for being in possession of 4 kg of heroin with a street value of 120 million CFA Franc, PANA learnt Friday from police sources here. Full text...

  • Man arrested for selling son for over US$2,000 in Nigeria
    09 april 2013 16:38:45
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - A man has been arrested in Nigeria for allegedly selling his baby son for 350,000 naira (US$2,258) so he could raise money to procure a visa to Greece, the local media reported Tuesday. Full text...

  • Shock as Mauritanian male nurse slaughters his 4 children
    18 august 2012 13:10:59
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The entire Mauritania was thrown into shock as a Mauritanian male nurse, Houssein Ould Mohamed, aged 50, slaughtered his four children on Thursday evening, according to local press reports. Full text...

  • 11 killed in Morocco road crash
    01 august 2012 12:58:38
    Rabat, Morocco (PANA) - Eleven persons were killed and three others seriously injured in a road accident which occurred Tuesday evening near Youssoufia, southwest of Morocco, the national radio reported Wednesday. Full text...

  • Four die in collapse of Moroccan house
    26 april 2010 20:28:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The collapse of a house in Fes, Morocco, on Sunday night has left four people dead and six others injured. Full text...

  • Boa killed in couple's room in DRC
    03 february 2010 14:28:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- A three-metre long boa was killed in the bedroom of a young couple in the city of Bandundu, the administrative centre of the provinc e of the same name, as it attempted to swallow a four-month old baby who was peac e fully sleeping on his parents' bed, PANA reported Wednesday, quoting a news repo r t in the Congolese Press Agency (ACP). Full text...

  • Former presidential candidate jailed in Senegal
    23 april 2008 19:24:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- A candidate who stood for Senegal's presidential poll in February 2007, Alioune "Petit" Mbaye, was Tuesday indicted and placed under com m ittal order, judicial sources told PANA here. Full text...

  • Police kill 13 prisoners in Cameroon
    03 july 2007 19:20:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) – Police in Cameroon shot- dead 13 prisoners who were part of the 28 that had escaped on Friday from the Yoko prison, about 700 kilometres north of Yaounde, official sources told PANA here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Gendarme, civilian killed in peasant revolt in Cameroon
    30 november 2006 11:47:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- A paramilitary policeman and a civilian died in clashes between security forces and rice growers in Magha, far northern Cameroon, sources told PANA Thursday. Full text...

  • CAR authorities arrest presidential guard
    14 september 2004 19:47:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Lieutenant Celestin Dogo, presumed to be behind the kidnapping and murder of two ex- rebels in Central African Republic (CAR) was arrested Monday in Bangui and questioned by the public prosecutor, Justice Minister Lea Koyassoum Doumta said Tuesday. Full text...

  • Two Congolese children under 15 produce twins
    08 november 2003 11:06:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- A 14-year old boy and his 12-year old girlfriend made history at the Kinshasa hospital's maternity ward last week when they became premature parents of twins, a boy and a girl. Full text...



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