Community of Sahelo - Saharan States (Cen-SAD) -
  • Togo: Togo ratifies CEN-SAD revised treaty
    03 july 2014 16:15:21
    Lomé, Togo (PANA) – Togo has ratified the revised treaty of the Community of Sahelo-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), adopted on 16 February, 2013, by the conference of Heads of State and government from the organization, PANA learnt from official sources here Thursday. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: Sahelo-Saharan security ministers solicit support for Libya
    20 february 2014 11:37:39
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - As Libya prepares for an international support meeting on dealing with its internal security challenges, a ministerial meeting of the Sahelo-Saharan region has called for an increased engagement of Africa “to help this brotherly country overcome the challenges facing it, in a spirit of African solidarity.” Full text...

  • Beninese President Yayi Boni for CEN-SAD summit
    15 february 2013 11:58:38
    Cotonou, Benin (PANA) - Beninese President Yayi Boni will take part in the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), to be held Saturday at N 'N'Djamena, the capital of Chad, PANA learnt Friday from official sources. Full text...

  • Ivorian president to attend CEN-SAD special Summit in Chad
    14 february 2013 14:19:49
    Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara will attend the Special Summit of Heads of State and Government of member countries of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), PANA learnt from official sources here.Full text...

  • Libya hailed for resuming activities at CEN-SAD
    06 february 2013 11:43:13
    Tripoli Libya (PANA) - The Acting Secretary General of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), Niger’s Ibani Ibrahim, has welcomed efforts by Libya to resume its activities at the regional organisation. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD executive board meets in Rabat
    11 june 2012 22:41:19
    Rabat, Morocco (PANA) – The executive council of the Community of Sahelo-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) on Monday began an extraordinary meeting in Rabat during which it will discuss several issues, particularly security and stability in the region, sources said in the Moroccan capital. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD FMs to meet in Morocco in June
    30 january 2012 19:20:47
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The executive board of the Community of Sahelo-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), made up of Foreign ministers of the 28-member States, will meet in Morocco in June to discuss, among other issues, the re-organization of the regional body. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD condemns NATO's contempt for AU initiative on Libya
    09 june 2011 17:53:33
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) has denounced the contempt shown by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) regarding the African Union (AU) initiative on Libya calling for a cease-fire.Full text...

  • Bamako assures tight security situation exists in Mali
    26 april 2011 13:42:34
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Following reports of an upsurge of insecurity in some countries of the Sahel-Saharan region to which Mali belongs, Bamako has reassured that security on its territory is tight, according to an official statement published Tuesday in the capital.Full text...

  • CEN-SAD celebrates 13th anniversary
    04 february 2011 11:59:34
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Member countries of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) were Friday marking the 13th anniversary of the regional group, launched in 1998 at the initiative of Libyan leader Moammar Kadhafi. Full text...

  • Libya hosts CEN-SAD economic, cultural council meeting
    20 january 2010 17:12:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The meeting of the Economic, Social and Cultural Council of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), meant for the monitoring an d implementation of recommendations made at the first session in March 2009 in Ba m ako, opened here on Tuesday, PANA reported. Full text...

  • Libya to host maiden Taekwondo championships for CEN-SAD member States
    16 july 2009 15:54:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libya will host the maiden edition of the Taekwondo cham pionships for CEN-SAD member countries, the Libyan press agency, JANA, reported q uoting sports officials. Full text...

  • Cape Verde becomes CEN-SAD's 29th member country
    21 june 2009 17:44:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Cape Verdean President, Pedro Pires, announced in Tripol i, Libya, on Saturday that his country had become a member of the Community of S a hel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), bringing to 29 the number of member nations of the organisation. Full text...

  • 11th CEN-SAD summit begins
    29 may 2009 21:57:00
    Sabratha- Libya (PANA) -- The 11th Session of the Conference of leaders and heads of state of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) started on Friday a t the resort town of Sabratha, about 60km west of Tripoli, the Libyan capital, un d er the chairmanship of the leader of the Libyan revolution and current chairman o f the African Union (AU), Mouammar Kadhafi. Full text...

  • Sao Tome and Principe becomes CEN-SAD member
    25 march 2009 19:16:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Sao Tome's President, Fradique De Menezes, Wednesday sig ned in Tripoli, the Libyan capital, documents effectively making his country a m e mber of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD). Full text...

  • Morocco chairs Council of CEN-SAD Foreign Ministers
    09 february 2009 19:04:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Morocco was elected to chair the 17th session of the Exe cutive Council of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) that began Mon d ay in the Moroccan capital city, Rabat, while Libya and Chad were respectively n a med vice-chair and rappateur, official sources said here. Full text...

  • Chad to host the 11th summit of CEN-SAD in 2009
    18 june 2008 22:08:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) – The Chadian capital, N'Dja-mena, will host the 11th ordin ary session of the conference of the heads of state and government of the commun i ty of the Sahelo-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) in 2009. Full text...

  • Yayi Boni elected president of CEN-SAD
    18 june 2008 20:36:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The 10th summit of heads of state of the community of Sa helo-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) on Wednesday elected Benin's President Yayi Boni a s chairman of the organization for a one-year term. Full text...

  • Tunisia calls for regional food security observatory
    15 june 2008 20:00:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The Tunisian delegation to the preparatory meeting of th e 10th Summit of the Community of Sahelo-Sahara States (CEN-SAD) scheduled for T u esday and Wednesday in Cotonou has called for the establishment of a regional fo o d security observatory in the Community. Full text...

  • Kadhafi arrives for CEN-SAD summit
    15 june 2008 18:18:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The Libyan leader Mouammar Kadhafi arrived in Cotonou on Sunday to attend the 10th summit of the heads of state of the Community of the S ahelo-Saharan region which would be held in Benin's economic capital on Tuesday a nd Wednesday. Full text...

  • 2008 CEN-SAD budget estimated at over US$10 million
    15 june 2008 16:37:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The 2008 budget of the community of Sahelo-Saharan State s (CEN-SAD) is estimated at US$10. Full text...

  • Malian president to attend CEN-SAD summit
    15 june 2008 10:57:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Malian President Amadou Toumani Toure leaves Bamako on Mo nday for Cotonou, Benin, to attend the 10th Summit of the Community of the Sahel o -Saharan States (CEN-SAD). Full text...

  • CEN-SAD workers plead for AU government
    24 june 2007 13:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) – Labour unions from the Sahel--Saharan States Community (CEN-SAD) member states have pledged to mobilise all their members to support the formation of a unity government for Africa, in line with their declaration at the African Popular Actors Forum held 20- 21 in the Libyan capital. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD Summit urges effective solidarity from member states
    04 june 2007 20:00:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) – The 9th Summit of the Community of Sahel--Saharan States (CEN-SAD) ended here Sunday, with a call to member countries to work relentlessly towards effective solidarity, and to create conditions for sustainable peace. Full text...

  • Libyan official commends CEN-SAD achievements
    01 june 2007 10:38:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The secretary of the Libyan general people's Committee for External Relations and International Co-operation (minister of foreign affairs), Abderrahman Chalgham, who is also chairman of the executive board of the Community of Sahelian-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), late Thursday here highlighted the important achievements of the organisation, noting that it had become an "active political and economic gathering". Full text...

  • CEN-SAD summit to focus on development
    01 june 2007 09:33:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The Community of Sahelian-Saharan States (CEN- SAD) secreary-general, Mohamed Al-Madani Al-Azhari, said here late Thursday that the ninth summit of the organisation due to take place here Saturday would be dedicated to economic and social development within the regional bloc. Full text...

  • FAO, CEN-SAD, Libya to strengthen co-operation
    18 may 2007 09:33:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Officials of the Community of the Sahel-Sahara States (CEN-SAD), the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Libya, at separate meetings here Thursday, agreed to strengthen co-operation. Full text...

  • Morocco to host next CEN-SAD energy ministerial meeting
    27 april 2007 19:06:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Morocco is to host the Sahel-Saharan States Community (CEN-SAD) fourth Mines and Energy Ministers meeting next year, the Energy and Mines Ministry said here Friday. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD Agriculture Ministers meet in Rabat
    07 march 2007 19:43:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The Sahel-Saharan States Community (CEN-SAD), Agriculture, Water and Environment Ministers began a meeting here Wednesday on the strengthening of cooperation among member States. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD Agriculture ministers to meet in Rabat
    02 march 2007 20:25:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The third meeting of ministers in charge of Agriculture, Water and Environment from member states of the Sahel-Saharan States Community (CEN-SAD) takes place 5-8 March in Rabat, according to Moroccan ministry of agriculture Friday. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD marks its ninth anniversary
    05 february 2007 10:27:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The Community of the Sahelian-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) member countries Sunday marked the ninth anniversary of the regional grouping set up in 1998 at the initiative of Libyan leader, Moammar Kadhafi. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD leaders summit kicks off in Libya
    25 january 2007 15:18:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The Community of Sahelian-Saharan States (CEN- SAD) heads of state conference opened behind closed doors Thursday in Sirte, central Libya under the chairmanship of the body's current chairman, Libyan leader Moammar Kadhafi. Full text...

  • Officials discuss CEN-SAD 2008 Games
    06 september 2006 21:23:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Mohamed Al-Madani Al-Azhari, Secretary General of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), held talks here Wednesday with visiting Niger Youth and Sports Minister, Abdourahmane Seydou, on preparations for the first edition of CEN-SAD Games slated for 2008 in Niamey, the Niger capital. Full text...

  • Niger political party delegation meets Kadhafi
    27 july 2006 23:03:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- A delegation of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS) of Niger has met Libyan leader, Moammar Kadhafi, in Tripoli and expressed gratitude to him for his tireless efforts for peace and security in CEN-SAD ((Economic Community of Sahelo-Sahelian countries). Full text...

  • Togo prepares for CEN-SAD Summit
    27 july 2006 17:30:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The secretary general of CEN-SAD (the Sahel-Saharan States Community), Dr Mohamed Al-Madani Al-Azhari and visiting Togolese Premier Edem Kodjo on Wednesday examined preparations for the 9th ordinary session of the CEN-SAD summit scheduled in the Togolese capital, Lome. Full text...

  • Tripoli hosts meeting of CEN-SAD communication officials
    19 july 2006 22:05:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Officials in charge of communication of the Community of Sahelian-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) convened here Tuesday to discuss the modernisation of the technical communication facilities and tariff systems among member states. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD commission begins work on Chad-Sudan tension
    19 june 2006 11:10:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) – The Verification Commissio-n on easing tension between Chad and Sudan held a meeting here Sunday attended by Dr. Full text...

  • Niger to host first CEN-SAD Games
    08 june 2006 15:28:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Niger will host the first edition of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) Games in 2008 to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the founding of the organisation, an official source revealed here Thursday. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD approves agreement on sea transport
    02 june 2006 17:16:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The eighth ordinary summit of leaders, heads of state and government of the Community of the Sahelian- Saharan States (CEN-SAD) has adopted a draft cooperation agreement on sea transport. Full text...

  • Kadhafi renews disagreement for Taylor's trial
    01 june 2006 21:03:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader, Col. Full text...

  • Kadhafi urges CEN-SAD leaders to encourage investments
    01 june 2006 20:34:00
    Tripoli- Libya, (PANA) -- Libyan leader, Col. Full text...

  • Kadhafi underscores importance of CEN-SAD bank
    01 june 2006 18:57:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader, Col. Full text...

  • Kadhafi insists conflicts must end within CEN-SAD
    01 june 2006 18:42:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader, Col. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD security experts convene in Ouaga
    06 april 2006 20:39:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) – The third sessi-on of the forum of external security services of the Community of Sahelo-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) member countries on Thursday continued discussions on common issues of security within the community. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD lawyers angered by Prophet Mohamed's cartoons
    02 february 2006 10:19:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The Union of CEN-SAD Jurists has firmly condemned the Danish newspaper "Jyllands Posten" for publishing "odious" cartoons of Prophet Mohamed. Full text...

  • Chad, Sudan conflict worries CEN-SAD members
    27 december 2005 23:37:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The General Secretariat of the Community of Sahelo-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) on Tuesday expressed "deep concern" about the evolution of the situation between Chad and Sudan, and called on both countries to exercise restraint and engage in dialogue. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD Transport Ministers to meet in Cotonou
    19 december 2005 22:38:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Transport Ministers of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), are to begin a meeting here Tuesday, to discuss sea and port exchange programmes. Full text...

  • Kabbah extols Kadhafi over CEN-SAD
    12 december 2005 23:09:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Sierra Leonean president, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah has praised Libyan leader, Col. Full text...

  • Ugandan envoy hails Kadhafi's role in CEN-SAD
    24 november 2005 17:12:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Ugandan ambassador to Libya, William Ankoudisana Hakiz has praised Libyan leader Colonel Moammar Kadhafi for his role in strengthening the Community of Sahelo-Saharan States (CEN-SAD), noting that the organisation had become distinguished on the regional and global scenes. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD condoles Sudan on Garang's death
    02 august 2005 08:47:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The death of John Garang in a helicopter crash has robbed Sudan, a member of the Community of Sahel- Saharan States (CEN-SAD), of one of its greatest peace builders, the Tripoli-based organisation said in a condolence message. Full text...

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