Archives - 01 december 2017
  • MFWA condemns closure of radio station in Guinea
    01 december 2017 18:43:21
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has condemned the closure of a radio station in Guinea calling it “a serious act of censorship.” Full text...
  • Draw for 2018 FIFA WC
    01 december 2017 16:11:21
    Moscow, Russia (PANA) - The following are the groups for the 2018 FIFA World Cup to be held in Russia after the draw held in Moscow on Friday. Full text...
  • President Adama Barrow bows to FIFA pressure, lifts suspension on Gambian Football Federation
    01 december 2017 16:02:35
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Following an order from FIFA to lift suspensions on the Gambian Football Federation (GFF), the country's president Adama Barrow has agreed to obey the order. Full text...
  • 1,295 Nigerians voluntarily return from Libya in November
    01 december 2017 15:51:15
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said that a total of 1,295 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya in November after being stranded in the volatile North African country, enroute to Europe. Full text...
  • CPJ joins coalition to establish sports, human rights center
    01 december 2017 15:47:50
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has joined a coalition working towards establishing an independent Centre for Sport and Human Rights, PANA reported Friday.Full text...
  • UN, AU, EU to send joint taskforce to Libya
    01 december 2017 15:41:09
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – The United Nations (UN), European Union (EU) and African Union (AU) have agreed to put in place a joint Task Force to save and protect the lives of migrants and refugees along the routes and in particular inside Libya. Full text...
  • CAF offers US$500,000 to each African team to World Cup in Russia
    01 december 2017 15:19:15
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Each of the five countries that will represent Africa at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia will be given US$500,000, according to the CAF Executive Committee which decided to make the offer at its meeting on 16 November, 2017, in Rabat, Morocco. Full text...
  • Historic heart transplant commemorated in Cape Town
    01 december 2017 13:45:20
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Leading surgeons from around the world have gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, to mark the 50th anniversary of the world’s first human heart transplant. Full text...
  • IOM says arrivals of migrants, refugees in Europe down
    01 december 2017 11:59:51
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) – The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, said on Friday that 164,654 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 19 November, with just over 70 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. Full text...
  • WHO boss reminds world 'everyone counts' in war against HIV/AIDS
    01 december 2017 11:32:16
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General General of the UN World Health Organisation (WHO), on Friday reminded the world that everyone counts in the fight to eliminate the dreaded AIDS disease. Full text...
  • Sweden, 4 UN agencies to boost health of women in East, Southern Africa
    01 december 2017 11:13:19
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - As the World marks World AIDS Day on Friday, the Government of Sweden, together with the regional offices of UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO, has announced a progremme to boost the healh of women in East and Southern Africa. Full text...
  • Friday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    01 december 2017 10:56:08
    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...
  • Botswana targets to end HIV/AIDS transmission by 2030
    01 december 2017 10:47:26
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Botswana’s President Ian Khama has said the country needs to step up efforts to address rampant social ills to realise ending HIV/AIDS by 2030.Full text...
  • AfDB, WWF agree to focus on conservation, energy, agriculture
    01 december 2017 09:56:36
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) have announced a new three-year partnership agreement, on the heels of a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (2014-2017) in which the two organizations committed to deliver major eco-conservation programmes for Africa. Full text...
  • Some 12,000 Congolese flee to Zambia
    01 december 2017 09:48:18
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – The number of refugees fleeing militia violence in south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and arriving in neighbouring Zambia has crossed the 12,000 mark – with more than 8,400 arrivals in the last three months, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC). Full text...
  • Tanzania, Finland sign 20.8m Euros pacts for sustainable development
    01 december 2017 09:40:59
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzania and Finland have signed three agreements under which 28.8 million Euros will be made available to Tanzania in support of sustainable development. Full text...
  • USADF, Citi Foundation provide seed capital for youth-led enterprise in Africa
    01 december 2017 09:00:25
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - On the occasion of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), held in India, the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and the Citi Foundation announced late on Thursday their commitment of over US$1 million dollars in seed capital funding for youth-led enterprises in Africa. Full text...
  • President Buhari to attend Counter-terrorism Summit in Jordan
    01 december 2017 08:37:57
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will join other Heads of State in Aqaba, Jordan, on Saturday, to review strategies in fighting terrorism. Full text...
  • Friday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    01 december 2017 07:04:42
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Friday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...
  • Rights group urges support for ICC
    01 december 2017 07:02:13
    New York, USA (PANA) – As the International Criminal Court (ICC) prepares to begin its annual meeting in New York from 4 December, a human rights group is urging member countries to give the court the support it needs to deliver justice. Full text...
  • President Mnangagwa announces first cabinet
    01 december 2017 06:43:26
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced his first cabinet in which he rewards those who played key roles in the resignation of his predecessor Robert Mugabe and brought him to power. Full text...
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