Archives - 08 march 2018
  • New ECOMIG force commander takes office
    08 march 2018 19:55:07
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The new commander of the ECOWAS Mission in Gambia (ECOMIG), Colonel Fulgence Ndour, from Senegal, has assumed office, according to a press release made available to PANA on Thursday. Full text...
  • Kenya to launch campaigns for UN Security Council slot in 2020
    08 march 2018 18:55:28
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – Kenya is offering its candidature for a slot at the UN Security Council and would campaign for elections due to take place at the UN General Assembly in 2020 so as serve in the influential Council during the period of 2021-2022, foreign minister Monica Juma said on Thursday. Full text...
  • UN seeks $80 million to support refugees in Ethiopia
    08 march 2018 18:01:25
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Two United Nations humanitarian agencies are jointly seeking $80 million to provide food assistance to refugees in Ethiopia, which hosts the second largest number of those in Africa. Full text...
  • Burundi's first couple attends international women's day ceremony
    08 march 2018 17:58:25
    Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - Burundi’s first couple, Pierre and Denis Nkurunziza, on Thursday attended a parade of women to commemorate this year’s International Women’s Day in Kayanza, in the north of the country. Full text...
  • Sudan's Bashir pledges to reconstruct Armed Forces
    08 march 2018 17:49:08
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - President Omar Bashir has pledged continued implementation of a programme for reconstruction of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) to bring them at par with the world's advanced countries. Full text...
  • ICC judges order fresh sentencing for former Congolese Vice President
    08 march 2018 17:45:33
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – The International Criminal Court (ICC) Appeals Chamber has ordered a review of the 18-year sentence handed to former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba and upheld his conviction on charges of witness tampering which involved members of his legal team.Full text...
  • 2018 FIFA U-20 WWC: Draw held for tournament
    08 march 2018 17:38:59
    Paris, France (PANA) - Hosts France will clash with Ghana in the opening match of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (France 2018) in Vannes on 5 August, according to the draw held on Thursday. Full text...
  • AfDB at the centre of "a great Africa moment" - North African Governors
    08 march 2018 16:01:59
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - “This is no longer business as usual,” warned the African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Akinwumi Adesina, at the start of meetings with Finance Ministers from North African countries, held at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan, Coted'Ivoire. Full text...
  • Sierra Leone elections commission urges patience to release results
    08 march 2018 15:51:14
    Freetown, Sierra Leone (PANA) - National Electoral Commission (NEC) Sierra Leone says the country’s March 7 general elections were generally peaceful with minor hitches and appealed for patience on its release of the poll results. Full text...
  • "Africa's population explosion is a ticking time bomb" - AfDB Governors
    08 march 2018 15:48:21
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment, which they likened to a “ticking time bomb”. Full text...
  • Kenya Prisons beat Customs Nigeria, Ivorian Asec in CAVB Club ties
    08 march 2018 15:27:20
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya Prisons got off to a flying start in the 2018 Women African Club Championship with a 3-0 (25-10, 25-15, 25-15) win against Customs of Nigeria Wednesday night at the Ahly Hall, Cairo, Egypt.Full text...
  • Insecurity forces thousands of Burundian refugees in Eastern DRC to flee to Rwanda
    08 march 2018 15:19:04
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - About 2,500 Burundians living in different camps in South Kivu in Eastern Democratic Républic of Congo (DRC) on Wednesday crossed the border into Rwanda, citing lack of food and security in their different locations, a senior local administrative official in the region confirmed Thursday to PANA in Kigali Full text...
  • Nairobi's JKIA receives Best Improved Airport Award
    08 march 2018 14:37:24
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The Airports Council International (ACI) has named Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) the best improved airport in Africa, the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) said Thursday. Full text...
  • Ivorian president slams tougher sanctions against child abductors
    08 march 2018 14:28:51
    Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Ivorian president, Alassane Ouattara, has threatened to take tougher sanctions against the perpetrators of child abductions and killings. Full text...
  • Sierra Leone elections observers review poll reports
    08 march 2018 14:10:25
    Freetown, Sierra Leone (PANA) - Heads of International Election Observation Missions (IEOMs) met in Freetown Thursday to review reports of their teams on the conduct of Sierra Leone's March 7 presidential, parliamentary and local council polls. Full text...
  • Thursday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    08 march 2018 14:05:41
    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 Ouguiya
    08 march 2018 14:01:48
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Thursday’s exchange rates for the Ouguiya, as issued by the central bank of Mauritania. Full text...
  • Thursday’s forex rates for Gambian Dalasi
    08 march 2018 13:59:29
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Thursday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D), as published by the Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...
  • Malian PM visit Morocco
    08 march 2018 11:56:13
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubèye Maiga left Bamako on Thursday for Rabat, Morocco, at the head of a six-member delegation for a 48-hour visit, official sources told PANA. Full text...
  • Gender equality must be at the core of ‘Health for All', says WHO chief
    08 march 2018 11:18:06
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - The UN health agency on Thursday called for a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care. Full text...
  • South Africa's president Ramaphosa urged to address Syrian crisis
    08 march 2018 08:42:05
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Rights activists have written an open letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa condemning Pretoria’s “shocking disregard for the loss of human life” in the Syrian civil war. Full text...
  • Thursday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    08 march 2018 08:34:22
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Thursday’s foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee, as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius.Full text...
  • 2018 CAF Champions league: Results from all 1st-round, 1st-leg fixtures
    08 march 2018 05:51:24
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are all the results from the first-round, first-leg fixtures of the 2018 CAF Champions league, played across Africa on Tuesday and Wednesday. Full text...
  • 2018 CAF Confed. Cup: All 1st-round, 1st-leg results
    08 march 2018 05:49:25
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Below are all the results from the first round, first-leg matches played across Africa on Tuesday and Wednesday in the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup.Full text...
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