Archives - 28 december 2017
  • 'Legacy of UN Mission in Liberia tied to outgoing President Johnson Sirleaf'
    28 december 2017 22:53:21
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – The legacy of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the outgoing President of Liberia, is connected to the legacy of the United Nations Mission in the country (UNMIL), which will wind down in March after 15 years of operations, a senior UN official said. Full text...
  • Weah literally Liberia's next president after initial runoff results
    28 december 2017 18:48:48
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – Ex-footballer George Weah took a comfortable lead Thursday after the National Elections Commission (NEC) announced preliminary results from Liberia presidential runoff polls held 26 December. Full text...
  • EU election mission bills Liberia's presidential runoff poll "very good"
    28 december 2017 17:59:32
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) - European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) Chief Observer, Maria Arena, has said that the 26 December presidential run-off election in Liberia was “calm and benefited from organizational improvements made by the National Elections Commission (NEC). Full text...
  • Liberian President Sirleaf sets up transition team
    28 december 2017 17:26:36
    Monrovia, Liberia (PANA) – Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has constituted a Joint Presidential Transition Team to oversee the transfer of power from her administration t0 the incoming one.Full text...
  • Kenyan authorities begin eviction of ethnic Sengwer community from Mau forest
    28 december 2017 16:29:53
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – A forest-dwelling community in Kenya's Rift Valley region, known as the Sengwer, has accused the government of using forestry guards to force out its members from the forests under the guise of saving forests to fight climate change.Full text...
  • 6 Rwandan riders to participate in Tropicale Amissa Bongo cycling race
    28 december 2017 14:25:25
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - At least 6 Rwandan cyclists will participate in the 2017 La Tropicale Amissa Bongo cycling race scheduled for 15-21 January 2018 across Gabon and some parts of Cameroon, sports source confirmed Thursday in Kigali. Full text...
  • US restores Gambia's AGOA eligibility
    28 december 2017 14:19:31
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The US has announced that The Gambia is once again eligible for preferential access to the US market through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), according to statement made available to PANA on Thursday by the US Embassy in Banjul. Full text...
  • Thursday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    28 december 2017 14:05:34
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are Thursday's foreign exchange rates for the Rwandan franc, as issued by the National Bank of Rwanda. Full text...
  • Thursday's forex rates for Mauritian rupee
    28 december 2017 11:29:58
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The following are Thursday's exchange rates for Mauritian rupee as published by the Mauritius Commercial Bank Full text...
  • Murdered South African artist's wife arrested
    28 december 2017 10:21:26
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The wife of top South African artist Walter Meyer has been arrested in connection with his murder in the Northern Cape town of Upington. Full text...
  • Thursday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    28 december 2017 08:28:25
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Thursday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...
  • Thursday's exchange rates for Ghana cedi
    28 december 2017 06:34:17
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The following are Thursday's average interbank exchange rates for the Ghana cedi as announced by the Ghana Association of Bankers. Full text...
  • Children under attack at shocking scale in conflicts around the world, says UNICEF
    28 december 2017 04:57:49
    New York, USA (PANA) – Children in conflict zones around the world have come under attack at a shocking scale throughout the year, the UN children's fund (UNICEF) warned on Thursday, with parties to conflicts blatantly disregarding international laws designed to protect the most vulnerable. Full text...
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