Archives - 08 november 2017
  • Buhari orders investigation into outbreak of strange disease in Jigawa
    08 november 2017 19:37:23
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday directed the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, to investigate reports of an unknown disease that has led to the death of several children in Jigawa State.Full text...
  • Nigeria extols nation's impressive World Bank Doing Business report
    08 november 2017 19:29:00
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said that the nation’s impressive ranking in the latest World Bank Doing Business report is proof that the country can do better if Nigerians faces its challenges head on.Full text...
  • Kenyan FM appeals for good neighbourliness amid Tanzania trade spat
    08 november 2017 19:20:23
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – Kenyan foreign minister Amina Mohamed has appealed to the Tanzanian government to consider keeping good relations following the auction of cows and the burning of chicks imported from Kenya into Tanzania. Full text...
  • Rwandan police ranked highest in East Africa on global Police Index
    08 november 2017 18:02:47
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwandan Police are ranked first in East African region and 50th at the global level, according to the World Internal Security and Police Index which was released on Wednesday by the International Police Science Association (IPSA).Full text...
  • Liberia's electoral body claims subpoena by plaintiffs 'unrealistic'
    08 november 2017 17:55:27
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - Lawyers of the National Elections Commission (NEC) in the hearing of complaints of irregularities and fraud filed by the Liberty Party (LP) and Unity Party (UP) have said parts of the plaintiffs' subpoenas were "unrealistic and intended to delay" the hearing process.Full text...
  • Zimbabwe, Libya guests at 2017 CECAFA tourney
    08 november 2017 17:02:41
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The Zimbabwe Warriors and Libya Wanderers will be the guest teams for this year’s CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup set for 25 November- 9 December in Kenya. Full text...
  • Rwandan prosecutor seeks 7 years in prison former Minister
    08 november 2017 16:53:58
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - A Rwandan prosecutor is asking a judge at the intermediate court of Nyarugenge in Kigali City to jail former State Minister for Mining, Evode Imena for 7 years for issuing an illegal mining permit.Full text...
  • Wednesday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    08 november 2017 13:20:29
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are Wednesday's foreign exchange rates for the Rwandan franc, as issued by the National Bank of Rwanda. Full text...
  • Former South African Intelligence Minister ridicules Zuma
    08 november 2017 12:14:46
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Just a week after investigative journalist and author Jacques Pauw released an explosive book detailing the widespread corruption in President Jacob Zuma’s administration, liberation hero Ronnie Kasrils has published a damning book about Zuma’s deeply flawed character.Full text...
  • Former Rwandan PM to head AU observer mission to Equatorial Guinea
    08 november 2017 09:59:09
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Former Rwandan Prime Minister, Pierre Damien Habumuremyi, will lead a 30-member team of observers to monitor Equatorial Guinea's general elections on 12 November, an authoritative source confirmed Wednesday in Kigali.Full text...
  • Wednesday's exchange rates for Ghana cedis
    08 november 2017 05:52:00
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The following are Wednesday's average interbank exchange rates for the Ghana cedi as announced by the Ghana Association of Bankers. Full text...
  • Security Council underscores need to bring killers of UN experts in DRC to justice
    08 november 2017 05:48:30
    New York, USA (PANA) – Reiterating the need to bring to justice the killers of two United Nations expert in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the Security Council on Tuesday urged the country’s authorities to continue to cooperate with investigations into the incident. Full text...
  • WHO recommends farmers stop using antibiotics in healthy animals
    08 november 2017 05:45:51
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) – Farmers and the food industry should stop using antibiotics routinely to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals, the United Nations health agency said on Tuesday.Full text...
  • UN Security Council urges ‘comprehensive response’ to piracy off Somali coast
    08 november 2017 05:33:40
    New York, USA (PANA) – Condemning the acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia, the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday called for a comprehensive response to prevent and suppress such acts and tackle their underlying causes. Full text...
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