Archives - 10 november 2017
  • 'Science and technology can help tackle key sustainable development challenges'
    10 november 2017 20:06:51
    Paris, France (PANA) – Integrated science is essential to strengthen water management, sustainably use the oceans and tackle climate change, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Science Day for Peace and Development. Full text...
  • WHO enhances efforts to reduce burden of chronic diseases in Libya
    10 november 2017 20:04:27
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – Libya’s burden of non-communicable diseases (NCD) is estimated to account for more than 76% all deaths and more than 41% mainly due to heart diseases, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Full text...
  • Accelerate climate action and raise ambition, urges UN chief
    10 november 2017 20:00:22
    New York, US (PANA) – As the impact of climate change worsens around the world, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on the global community to redouble efforts to help countries respond to climate shocks, especially the most vulnerable. Full text...
  • Senegal beat South Africa 2-0 to reach 2018 FIFA WC
    10 november 2017 19:35:58
    Polokwane, South Africa (PANA) - Senegal qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia when they beat South Africa 2-0 in their replayed Group D qualifying match at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Friday.Full text...
  • New initiatives in energy, water, agriculture sectors announced at UN Climate Conference
    10 november 2017 19:14:11
    Bonn, Germany (PANA) - New commitments and initiatives in energy, water and agriculture sectors were announced on Friday at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, under the auspices of the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action to help implement the Paris Agreement. Full text...
  • AU, ECOWAS, UN concerned about poll delay prospect in Liberia
    10 november 2017 17:17:43
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – Three regional and global organizations have expressed concern over the prospects of “a significant delay” in bringing electoral litigations to their closure before Liberia's constitutionally-mandated transition in January 2018. Full text...
  • SDGs present trillion dollar potential business for Africa - UN official
    10 november 2017 17:09:20
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations present US$1.1 trillion US dollars potential for business in Africa and creation of up to 85 million jobs, UN Global Compact CEO and Executive Director Ms. Lise Kingo has said.Full text...
  • Kenyan oil pipeline nears completion to bolster regional distribution
    10 november 2017 16:54:34
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya is set to complete the construction of a new oil pipeline running from the port city of Mombasa to Nairobi by next month, the office of the President, said Friday.Full text...
  • South African adventurer to promote mountain hiking in Rwanda
    10 november 2017 10:45:46
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - A South African adventurer, Vilane Subusiso, is hoping to reach the summit of Rwanda's highest mountain, Mount Karisimbi (5,407 Meters), on Friday, for the first- ever climbing exercise that aims at promoting mountain hiking as another tourism product. Full text...
  • Friday's forex rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya
    10 november 2017 10:02:17
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Friday’s foreign exchange rates for the Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania.Full text...
  • Rwanda's inflation rate inches up in October
    10 november 2017 09:38:42
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwanda's headline annual inflation increased slightly to 3.6 percent in October from 3.8 percent in the previous month, the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda said on Friday.Full text...
  • Friday's forex rates for the Mauritian rupee
    10 november 2017 08:43:07
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Friday’s foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee, as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius.Full text...
  • Friday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    10 november 2017 08:20:04
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are Friday's foreign exchange rates for the Rwandan franc, as issued by the National Bank of Rwanda. Full text...
  • Rights group hails ICC's decision to investigate alleged Burundi crimes against humanity
    10 november 2017 06:39:53
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – The International Criminal Court (ICC) judges’ decision announced on Thursday to open an investigation in Burundi gives victims hope that those responsible for grave crimes over the past two years could be held to account, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said. Full text...
  • Friday's exchange rates for Ghana cedi
    10 november 2017 06:29:36
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The following are Friday's average interbank exchange rates for the Ghana cedi as announced by the Ghana Association of Bankers. Full text...
  • Four judges elected to International Court of Justice
    10 november 2017 06:25:56
    New York, USA (PANA) – The General Assembly and Security Council on Thursday elected four judges from an initial pool of six candidates to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. Full text...
  • ‘Leave no stone unturned’ to secure aid funding for CAR, senior UN official urges
    10 november 2017 06:19:13
    New York, USA (PANA) – One out of every four people in Central African Republic (CAR) is either displaced or living as a refugee in another country, a senior United Nations official said on Thursday, urging the international community to provide more resources for a humanitarian plan that up to now is only partially funded. Full text...
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