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  • WEFA: Examining WEFA gains, one week after (News feature by Abudu Babalola, PANA Correspondent in Lagos)
    17 may 2014 11:27:40
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) – One week after the Nigerian capital city of Abuja hosted the much- talked about World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA), a University teacher, Prof. Olu Okotoni, wants African leaders to make the investment environment more conducive in order for the gains from the Forum to be sustainable.Full text...

  • WEFA: Young Africans urged to help create the future they want
    09 may 2014 16:52:09
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – World’s leading entrepreneurs Friday asked young Africans to step forward, engage with the politics of the continent and help to create the future they want.Full text...

  • WEFA: USAID, Nigeria announce US$20m assistance to prevent child, maternal mortality
    07 may 2014 15:28:28
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), taking advantage of the ongoing World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA) here, Wednesday announced a US$20 million scheme to provide affordable financing options and increase capacity in Nigeria’s primary healthcare system. Full text...

  • Nigeria: World Bank mobilises US$1.7 billion to boost power generation in Nigeria
    07 may 2014 15:07:18
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The World Bank Group Wednesday announced, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Africa (WEFA) summit holding in Abuja, that it has mobilized about US$1.7 billion to boost the reforms of Nigeria’s power sector and enhance electricity generation in the country. Full text...

  • WEFA: Report calls on African countries to institutionalise cross-border cooperation
    07 may 2014 14:29:06
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The World Economic Forum Africa (WEFA) secretariat on Wednesday released a report, calling on African countries to institutionalize cross-border collaboration as the key factor in regional growth and cooperation.Full text...

  • WEFA: AfDB says South Africa, other African countries rebasing their economies this year
    07 may 2014 14:26:11
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – South Africa and other African countries are joining Nigeria in rebasing their economies beginning this year, The Chief Economist at the African Development Bank (AfDB), Prof. Mthuli Ncube, said on the sidelines of the ongoing Abuja World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA) summit.Full text...

  • Ethiopian papers call for the return of Africa's looted artefacts
    13 september 2008 08:03:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- African artefacts looted or inadvertently taken a way from Africa by colonialists and invaders of the continent must be repatriate d , Ethiopian newspapers suggested this week. Full text...

  • Ethiopia slowly recovers plundered artefacts
    26 october 2005 09:37:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- A 16th century soldier's helmet stolen from Ethiopia by invading British troops nearly 140 years ago will be returned to the country on Saturday, official sources confirmed here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Djibouti army general sues NGO in Paris
    13 october 2005 16:36:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- A correctional court here will next Tuesday begin hearing a defamation case filed by the deputy Djibouti army chief of staff, General Ibrahim Zakaria, against the Association for the Respect of Human Rights in Djibouti (ARDHD), judicial sources disclosed Thursday. Full text...

  • Moi threatens to sue Kenyan govt for defamation
    23 february 2005 16:02:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Former President Daniel arap Moi of Kenya on Wednesday threatened to sue the Kenyan government for alleged defamation after the parliamentary select committee decided to probe the 1990 death of former foreign minister Robert Ouko who died in mysterious circumstances. Full text...

  • 3 Mozambicans behind bars for 'defaming' Chissano
    29 october 2004 18:34:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Three Mozambicans were remanded in the northern town of Angoche on charges of defaming President Joaquim Chissano for being in possession of a leaflet local authorities said was 'libellous'. Full text...

  • Sao Tome premier sues journalist for defamation
    20 november 2003 22:01:00
    Sao Tome- Sao Tome and Principe (PANA) -- Sao Tome and Principe Prime Minister Maria das Neves has lodged a court case against Abel Veiga, a correspondent of the Portuguese Radio and Television (RTP)/Africa, accusing him of publicly insulting and defaming him, as well as abusing press freedom. Full text...

  • Germany returns stolen artefact to Zimbabwe
    14 may 2003 18:18:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Germany Wednesday returned to Zimbabwe, on "permanent loan," an artefact stolen from the country some 100 years ago during European colonisation of Africa. Full text...

  • Lower court dismisses charges against Zambian VP
    22 april 2003 11:05:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian vice president Enoch Kavindele was on Tuesday discharged from a magistrate's court over charges of criminal defamation initiated by the opposition leader of the Heritage Party, Godfrey Miyanda, who vowed to pursue the case in the High Court. Full text...

  • Kenya coach warns against underrating Eritrea
    05 december 2002 17:55:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (Nairobi) -- Kenya coach Jacob Mulee has warned against underestimating the opponent in Friday's East and Central Africa Senior Challenge Cup match with Eritrea in Mwanza. Full text...

  • CECAFA releases draws for regional club championship
    05 december 2002 16:42:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Muzinga of Burundi will take on a Kenyan side still to be named, when the East and Central African football club championship kicks off in Kampala, Uganda on 25 January 2003. Full text...

  • Kenyan Islamic scholar appeals for return of artefacts
    28 august 2002 16:55:00
    Lamu- Kenya (PANA) -- A top Islamic scholar has launched an appeal to US and German governments over valuable art objects which he said were taken out of Kenya to those countries decades ago. Full text...

  • Paris Court adjourns Kagame's defamation case to 29 April
    08 april 2002 17:48:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- A Paris High Court Monday adjourned hearing until 29 April in the defamation suit filed by Rwandan President Paul Kagame against Cameroonian journalist and author, Charles Onana. Full text...

  • Botswana newspaper pays dearly for defamation
    16 november 2001 12:10:00
    Gaborone- Botswana (PANA) -- A high court in Gaborone has awarded 250,000 Pula or 40,000 US dollars in damages to a Botswana judge who sued a local newspaper for defamation. Full text...

  • Man jailed two years for insulting Zambian president
    31 october 2001 09:51:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- A Lusaka magistrate's court has sentenced a 27-year-old man to two years imprisonment and hard labour for insulting President Frederick Chiluba last April, the local press reported Wednesday. Full text...

  • South African minister sues newspaper for defamation
    15 october 2001 15:21:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's Housing Minister Sankie Mthembi-Mahanyele has filed a three-million rand defamation charge against the Mail Full text...

  • Ex-minister applies to court for police protection
    13 september 2001 12:15:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Former Labour Minister Edith Nawakwi has made an application in a Lusaka magistrate court, asking the state to provide her with round the clock police protection. Full text...

  • Ex-minister, journalists answer defamation charge
    22 august 2001 16:15:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Former Labour minister Edith Nawakwi and two journalists from the independent Post newspaper Wednesday appeared in a Lusaka magistrate court and pleaded not guilty to a charge of defaming Zambian President Frederick Chiluba. Full text...

  • Prosecution chief drops defamation charges
    09 august 2001 14:30:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambia's Director of Public Prosecution, Mukelabai Mukelabai, Thursday directed that defamation charges against a former deputy minister and a journalist be dropped. Full text...

  • Former minister, journalist charged with defamation
    26 july 2001 08:05:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Former Labour minister Edith Nawakwi, who is currently member of the opposition Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD), has been charged with defamation against Zambian President Frederick Chiluba and would appear in court on Friday. Full text...

  • Botswana VP sues paper for defamation
    05 july 2001 20:09:00
    Gaborone- Botswana (PANA) -- Botswana vice-president Gen. Full text...

  • Police question former Zambian Minister
    23 may 2001 14:37:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Former Zambian Labour Minister Edith Nawakwi was questioned Wednesday by police in connection with President Frederick Chiluba's allegation that she was harassing and inciting the public against him. Full text...

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