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  • Sudan: Army 'recaptures huge areas' in South Kordufan
    16 april 2014 21:21:23
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) – The Sudanese army says it has driven out rebels from "important locations" and inflicted heavy material and human losses on them during clashes in the mountainous South Kordufan region, over 700 kms west of Khartoum.Full text...

  • BREAKING NEWS: Kenya: Twin blasts kill 6 people, 18 wounded in Nairobi
    31 march 2014 20:27:52
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Six people have been killed and 18 people wounded, nine of them critically, after twin blasts hit the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Monday, police and the state disaster body said.Full text...

  • Sudan: Scores killed in Abyei tribal clashes
    02 march 2014 18:10:07
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - South Sudanese Ambassador to Sudan Mayan Dot has said the clashes that have claimed dozens of lives in oil-rich Abyei Area have nothing to do with Khartoum or Juba governments. Full text...

  • Congo: Congolese private newspaper, Talassa, banned for 4 months
    27 february 2014 13:38:58
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) – The Congolese private newspaper, Talassa, has been banned for a period of four months by the Superior Council for the Freedom of Communication (CSLC), PANA reported from Brazzaville. Full text...

  • Sudan: S. Sudan clash leaves hundreds of bodies in Malakal - UN
    24 february 2014 20:15:09
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The United Nations says its staff visiting the South Sudan town of Malakal have seen scores of bodies scattered in the town following clashes between government troops and rebel forces. Full text...

  • Sudan: 'Hundreds of South Sudanese injured in violence in Malakal'
    20 february 2014 18:46:56
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Hundreds of civilians have been injured as a result of the fighting in and around Malakal, the second largest town in South Sudan, between the government and rebel forces. Full text...

  • Tunisia: Two National Guard officers killed in standoff
    04 february 2014 15:25:25
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - A Tunisian National Guard officer and about four terrorists were killed Monday night in clashes between the police and an armed group in Raoued suburb, in the north of the capital, Tunis, Tunisian Home Ministry spokesman Mohamed Ali Aroui said. Full text...

  • Libya: 23 killed, 25 wounded as Libyan army clashes with armed groups in Tripoli
    24 january 2014 10:57:37
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Some 23 people, including three soldiers and 20 criminals, were killed while 25 others were injured in clashes that erupted Thursday night between the Libyan army and members of the armed groups operating in Warshafa, in the western part of the nation's capital, Tripoli, PANA reported from here Friday. Full text...

  • Rwanda: Govt. to send troops to troubled CAR
    09 january 2014 10:32:28
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The Rwandan Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Minister, Mrs. Louise Mushikiwabo, said here Thursday that her country would deploy 800 soldiers to the Central African Republic (CAR) shortly, as part of the international support mission under the leadership of the African Union (AU). Full text...

  • Mauritaina launches campaign against plastics materials
    06 january 2014 22:30:46
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The the Mauritanian Environment and Sustainable Development Ministry on Monday launched a campaign to confiscate all materials made of non-degradable plastic in the markets of Nouakchott. Full text...

  • Cameroon: Govt bans non-degradable plastic bags
    04 january 2014 18:31:20
    Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) - Cameroonian Environment, Nature Protection and Sustainable Development Minister Hélé Pierre Saturday directed manufacturers, sellers and users of non-biodegradable plastic bags to stop using the product by 31 March 2014. Full text...

  • CAR: Seven killed in clashes between "Seleka" and Cameroonian soldiers
    02 january 2014 20:33:31
    Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) – Seven people have died in clashes between Cameroonian soldiers and "Seleka" forces loyal to the Central African Republic (CAR) government, according to an official statement issued on Thursday in Yaoundé. Full text...

  • Anatomy of South Sudan crisis (News Analysis by Kennedy Abwao, PANA Correspondent)
    23 december 2013 09:31:55
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The widening split between South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar, which led to the current political and military crisis in the world’s youngest state, has been caused by deep divisions over the handling of relations between the South and North Sudan. Full text...

  • Violent clashes leave 22 dead in Brazzaville
    17 december 2013 18:56:45
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - Monday's confrontation between policemen and the security guards of Col. Marcel Tsourou, a former Secretary of the National Security Council (NSC) who finally surrendered himself to the police, has led to 22 deaths, according to a new toll given on Tuesday by the city morgue of Brazzaville. Full text...

  • Kenya police circulate photo of blast suspect
    16 december 2013 11:00:31
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya Police have circulated the photograph of a 21-year-old man, Hussein Nur Mohamed, over claims he was involved in the recent blast that killed six people in the capital city, Nairobi. Full text...

  • UN envoy appeals for calm following clashes in Somalia region
    30 november 2013 18:10:58
    New York, US (PANA) – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, Mr. Nicholas Kay, on Saturday said he is deeply concerned by the recent outbreak of violence in Somalia's northern Sool region, and called for calm. Full text...

  • UN mission in Mali calls for restraint after clash in Kidal
    29 november 2013 19:34:32
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) on Friday strongly condemned the latest violence in Kidal, in the northern part of the country, and called for restraint. Full text...

  • Afro-Arab Summit adopts plan to combat terrorism, human trafficking
    20 november 2013 23:01:47
    Kuwait City, Kuwait (PANA) - African and Arab leaders adopted a wide-ranging plan to fight terrorism and illegal migration into their countries after both sides agreed to respect international laws in dealing with illegal immigrants. Full text...

  • Afro-Arab Summit: African, Arab leaders agree to boost agriculture financing in Africa
    20 november 2013 15:59:24
    Kuwait City, Kuwait (PANA) - African and Arab leaders rose from a two-day Summit on boosting economic cooperation Wednesday, with a declaration to pump more funds into Arabian financial institutions to promote Africa’s development, fight hunger and food shortages in both regions.Full text...

  • Afro-Arab Summit: AU plans to tap from Kuwait’s US$ 1 billion Africa loan
    20 november 2013 14:03:09
    Kuwait City, Kuwait (PANA) - The African Union Commission (AUC) is ready to lay out detailed plans on how African countries could effectively tap the US$ 1 billion pledged for investments over the next five years, the AUC President, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, said here Wednesday.Full text...

  • AU explains sanctions against Egypt
    20 november 2013 07:45:21
    Kuwait City, Kuwait (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has explained that the sanctions against Egypt were imposed following the illegal transfer of power in the North African nation, rather than for any extraneous reasons as being peddled in certain quarters. Full text...

  • Afro-Arab Summit: African leaders strike economic deals with rich Arab states
    19 november 2013 17:54:40
    Kuwait City, Kuwait (PANA) - The Third Summit of African and Arab leaders which opened here Tuesday offers a new definition in the conduct of diplomatic relations between Africa and its international partners under the leadership of the African Union (AU). Full text...

  • Afro-Arab Summit: Kenya sues for better job deals for Africans
    19 november 2013 17:42:39
    Kuwait City, Kuwait (PANA) - The poor treatment of migrant African workers in most Arab states was top on the agenda at the third African-Arab Summit which opened here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Afro-Arab Summit opens amid fresh optimism for growth prospects
    19 november 2013 11:37:24
    Kuwait City, Kuwait (PANA) - African and Arab leaders kicked off two-days of talks in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Tuesday, hoping to hammer out a series of deals to boost trade, agriculture and joint investment projects. Full text...

  • Governor moves to defuse deadly tribal clashes in Darfur
    19 november 2013 11:03:09
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Central Darfur government has ordered the dispersal of all tribal gathering in Abu Dukhin area, where clashes between Arab herdsmen from the Salamat and Missairiya tribes left at least 30 dead from both sides last week, the local media reported Tuesday. Full text...

  • Sudan army "repels" Darfuri JEM rebel attack
    17 november 2013 17:12:35
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Sudanese army says it has repelled an attack by the Darfuri rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) on the regional town of Abu Zabad, West Kordufan state, inflicting heavy losses on the attackers and killing their leader.Full text...

  • UN mission urges maximum restraint after deadly clashes in Tripoli
    17 november 2013 15:31:54
    New York, US PANA) – The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has strongly condemned the violence which took place in the capital, Tripoli, on Friday and Saturday that led to the loss of civilian lives and called for maximum restraint and an end to bloodshed in the country.Full text...

  • UN mission in DRC on 'high alert' following clashes
    26 october 2013 16:21:12
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is on "high alert" following Friday's clashes between Congolese government forces and M23 rebels in the vast country’s restive eastern region. Full text...

  • 3rd Afro-Arab Summit launched in Kuwait
    24 october 2013 15:57:15
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The third Afro-Arab Summit, slated for November, was officially launched Wednesday in Kuwait City, the African Union (AU) revealed in a statement obtained here by PANA. Full text...

  • 5 killed, 4 injured in clashes in Libyan city
    21 october 2013 14:07:25
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – Five persons have been killed and four others injured in clashes in the town of Tawouche, some 1,000 kilometres away from Tripoli, the Libyan capital, local media reported Monday, quoting security sources. Full text...

  • Explosive device kills 2, injures 5 in Congo
    15 september 2013 15:24:56
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) – An undetermined device which exploded Friday in a trash can in the south-western Congolese city of Sibiti left two persons dead and five others injured, the Congolese radio reported Sunday. Full text...

  • 100 die in Darfur tribal clashes
    17 august 2013 11:11:55
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - A report compiled by UN agencies has said that recent tribal clashes in Darfur resulted in 100 deaths in East Darfur while the official media said at least 700 families have been displaced from their homes. Full text...

  • Aflasafe plant begins test run in Nigeria
    14 august 2013 17:21:33
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - A manufacturing plant for the production of aflasafe is currently undergoing a test run at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Ibadan, capital of Nigeria's South West Oyo State. Full text...

  • Nine persons killed in tribal clashes in North Darfur
    03 august 2013 13:16:11
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Nine civilians were killed in Darfur’s region in the last two days in separate clashes between Arab and Fur tribes, in yet the most fresh inter-tribal fighting in the region, and two weeks after the federal government brokered an agreement between two ethnic groups in fighting that left dozens dead. Full text...

  • 5 Sudanese soldiers killed in clashes with armed opposition group
    24 july 2013 15:18:47
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Sudanese army Wednesday confirmed the loss of five of its soldiers in central Sudan following clashes with armed opposition Revolutionary Front. Full text...

  • WFP says renewed clashes in Darfur threaten food security
    23 july 2013 19:23:42
    New York, US (PANA) - The Sudan Country Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), Full text...

  • UN human rights office expresses concern over violent clashes in Egypt
    09 july 2013 18:25:44
    New York, US (PANA) - The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), on Tuesday said it is alarmed at the sharp escalation of the political crisis in Egypt and expressed concern that dozens of people have reportedly been killed or wounded following the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi last week. Full text...

  • Mali bans use of non-biodegradable plastic bags
    17 may 2013 14:17:24
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The Malian government will ban the production, importation, possession, sale and use of non-biodegradable plastic bags, under a law passed in 2012, PANA reported from here Friday.Full text...

  • UN worried over clashes between civilians, Seleka rebels in CAR
    17 april 2013 16:16:36
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over the fighting between Seleka rebel coalition members and civilians in Central African Republic (CAR), describing it as "worrisome".Full text...

  • Two South Africans injured in Boston blasts
    16 april 2013 11:40:31
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - At least two South Africans were injured in the blasts that occurred near the finish line of Monday's Boston Marathon in the American city where the race was held, according to South Africa's international relations and co-operation department. Full text...

  • Guinea military calls for calm after clashes
    05 march 2013 19:15:45
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) – The Guinean military, in collaboration with the ministry of Security, Civil Security and Security Sector Reform, on Tuesday called on Guineans to remain calm following the acts of vandalism in some districts of Conakry, the capital. Full text...

  • Dozens killed over gold mining rights in Darfur
    24 february 2013 11:16:51
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - At least 60 persons were killed and an unspecified number of others injured when traditional gold mining groups clashed in North Darfur, bordering Libya, the second such fighting in two months. Full text...

  • Sudanese army clashes with rebels in Blue Nile
    18 february 2013 22:37:05
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Sudanese Army said on Monday it clashed with rebels in the Blue Nile Region where it freed Mafo, a strategic area. Full text...

  • Guinea opposition and government supporters clash
    18 february 2013 21:17:29
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) – Opposition and government supporters clashed in the Guinean capital, Conakry, on Monday as opposition supporters demonstrated to demand free and fair elections.Full text...

  • Tribal clashes resume in Darfur
    21 january 2013 11:07:01
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Twenty-eight people have either been killed and wounded in renewed tribal clashes between the Rizaigat Abbalah and Bene Hussein, both Arab tribes, in Sudan's Central Darfur. Full text...

  • UNAMID evacuates injured, assesses scope of tribal clashes in Darfur
    11 january 2013 15:56:43
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The UN African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said it has sent a medical team to help evacuate and treat victims of tribal clashes in Sudan's western Darfur region, where dozens are reported killed or injured. Full text...

  • Sudanese military clashes with rebels in North Darfur
    18 november 2012 20:53:46
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) clashed with rebel fighters and drove them away from North Darfur capital, Al-Fashir, SAF spokesman Sawarmy Khalid Saad said Sunday. Full text...

  • Sudan ready to cooperate on humanitarian aid to South Kordufan, Blue Nile
    13 november 2012 15:11:37
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan on Tuesday said it was ready to cooperate with the international community to address the humanitarian situation in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, two areas still suffering from civil strife.Full text...

  • WHO, WMO launch Atlas of Health, Climate
    29 october 2012 13:26:18
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - The the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Monday jointly launched the Atlas of Health and Climate that gives practical examples of how the use of weather and climate information can protect public health. Full text...

  • 40 injured in clashes between pro-govt militia, opposition activists in Togo
    16 september 2012 13:09:39
    Lome, Togo (PANA) – Many people were injured Saturday in Lome in an opposition rally that resulted in clashes between a pro-government militia and opposition activists, PANA reported. Full text...

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