Archives - 03 december 2017
  • US Corporate Council on Africa visits Sudan
    03 december 2017 18:28:40
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - A high level US Trade delegation arrived in the Sudan on Sunday in the first ever visit by the US Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) to the country. Full text...
  • Build inclusive societies 'for, by and with persons with disabilities' – UN
    03 december 2017 17:47:44
    New York, USA (PANA) – Persons with disabilities, as both beneficiaries and agents of change, can fast track the process towards inclusive and sustainable development, and for the 2030 Agenda to truly live up to its promise to 'leave no one behind,' all physical and cultural barriers must be removed to create societies that provide real opportunities for everyone everywhere, the United Nations said on Sunday. Full text...
  • US, UK, raise alarm over alleged terrorist plot to bomb Abuja
    03 december 2017 14:50:43
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The British and the United States governments have warned their citizens of terrorist groups’ threat to carry out bomb attacks in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, during the Yuletide. Full text...
  • 13 killed, 53 injured in twin Boko Haram suicide attacks in Nigeria
    03 december 2017 11:01:41
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) –Thirteen persons were killed on Saturday in twin Boko Haram suicide attacks in Biu, Borno State, in northeast Nigeria, the Nigeria police confirmed on Sunday.Full text...
  • UN relief wing appeals for record US$22.5 billion in aid for 2018
    03 december 2017 05:08:03
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) – A record level of aid funding – more than US$22.5 billion – is needed to deliver lifesaving assistance around the world in 2018, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator has said. Full text...
  • Tobacco industry admissions should strengthen global resolve on tobacco control (A WHO feature)
    03 december 2017 04:58:21
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - In major victories for tobacco control efforts, four U.S. tobacco companies are publishing court-ordered “corrective statements” to set the record straight on the dangers of their products, while a major French bank has announced it will divest its interests in the tobacco industry. Full text...
  • UN marks International Day of Disabled Persons
    03 december 2017 04:53:58
    New York, USA (PANA) - As the world marks International Day of Disabled Persons on Sunday, the United Nations is stressing that the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development pledges to “leave no one behind”. Full text...

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