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Sirte 2005
  • Nguema leaves for AU Sirte summit
    03 july 2005 18:25:00
    Malabo- Equatorial Guinea (PANA) -- Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbsasogo left Malabo Sunday for the African Union (AU) two-day summit opening in the Libyan city of Sirte Monday, official sources said here. Full text...

  • Ivorian musician Blondy urges firm action against coups in Africa
    03 july 2005 18:17:00
    Versailles- France (PANA) -- Ivorian reggae star Alpha Blondy has urged the 4-5 July African Union (AU) summit in Sirte, Libya to take a tougher stand against military coups on the continent. Full text...

  • Compaoré off to AU Sirte summit
    03 july 2005 17:27:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Burkinabe President Blaise Compaoré left Ouagadougou Sunday for the African Union (AU) summit in the Libyan city of Sirte, an official statement announced here. Full text...

  • Slow Darfur talks worries Konare
    03 july 2005 16:39:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Alpha Konare has expressed concern over the "slow pace" of the fifth round of the Inter-Sudanese Peace talks underway in Abuja, Nigeria. Full text...

  • Ministers to submit texts to leaders at AU summit
    03 july 2005 14:06:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- African foreign ministers in Sirte have drafted a declaration and a resolution on UN reforms to be submitted to their leaders who meet during a two-day heads of state summit starting on Monday here. Full text...

  • Faure Gnassingbe to attend AU summit
    03 july 2005 13:24:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Togolese president Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe was expected to leave Lome Sunday for Sirte in Libya to attend the 5th summit of the African Union (AU) starting on Monday. Full text...

  • AU executive council urges for end to conflicts
    03 july 2005 12:56:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The AU Executive Council, which opened its meeting in Sirte last Friday, has expressed the wish to put an end to conflicts shaking Africa, the repercussions of which have mortgaged people's efforts to develop the continent. Full text...

  • RECs are building blocks for integration - COMESA
    03 july 2005 11:58:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- An official of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has reiterated that regional economic communities (RECS) remain the building blocks for the speedy achievement of integration in Africa. Full text...

  • Africa to fight for two permanent seats at UN council
    03 july 2005 11:47:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The AU's Executive Council will request two permanent and five non-permanent seats for Africa in the UN Security Council, officials said in Sirte Sunday. Full text...

  • UNAIDS official on policies to curb AIDS orphans
    03 july 2005 11:16:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The "dramatic rate" at which the deadly HIV/AIDS pandemic is producing orphans in Africa requires that national governments and their partners develop policies and plans, and provide resources to address the situation, a UNAIDS official said here Sunday. Full text...

  • Omar Bongo Ondimba off to AU summit in Sirte
    03 july 2005 09:47:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Gabonese President Omar Bongo Ondimba will leave Libreville for Sirte, Libya, on Sunday to attend the fifth African Union summit set for 4 to 5 July, officials told PANA. Full text...

  • Ethiopian Prime Minister arrives in Sirte
    02 july 2005 19:51:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi arrived here Saturday afternoon to attend the 5th African Union Heads of State and Government summit on 4-5 July 2005. Full text...

  • Garang to relocate to Sudanese capital next week
    02 july 2005 18:54:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- An African Union official revealed here that the chairman of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) John Garang is expected to relocate to the Sudanese capital, Khartoum within the first week of July. Full text...

  • Diplomats call for efficient water use strategy
    02 july 2005 18:29:00
    Sirte- Libya PANA - The committee of Permanent Rep-resentatives (CRP) of ambassadors accredited to the African Union (AU) on Saturday examined the Sirte Declaration on Agriculture and Water, and ways to implement it. Full text...

  • CEN-SAD foreign ministers harmonise positions
    02 july 2005 17:26:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Foreign ministers from the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) on Saturday met here on the sidelines of the session of the AU Executive Council that opened in Sirte Friday. Full text...

  • Inroads in African conflicts still 'fragile', says AU Council
    02 july 2005 16:56:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union has said "significant progress" has been recorded in resolving conflicts on the continent, but these "inroads remain fragile" and needed "sustained" efforts to make them irreversible. Full text...

  • AU radio begins broadcasts in Hausa, Kiswahili
    02 july 2005 15:43:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The Tripoli-based "Voice of Africa' radio station on Friday started trial broadcasts in Kiswahili and Hausa, two African languages ahead of the 4-5 July African Union (AU) summit in the central Libyan town of Sirte. Full text...

  • Africa is keen to enter UN Security Council
    02 july 2005 15:05:00
    Syrte- Libya (PANA) -- Africa has the right to have a permanent seat at the UN Security Council so that it can fully play its due role on the international scene, African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson, Alpha Omar Konare re-emphasised here. Full text...

  • AU-PRC welcomes CAMEF status
    02 july 2005 11:05:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- African ambassadors to the African Union (AU) have welcomed the institutionalisation of the Conference of African Ministers of Economy and Finance (CAMEF) as proposed by the continent's ministers of economy and finance, the envoys said in a report. Full text...

  • African envoys nudge G8 to adopt Blair Africa plan
    02 july 2005 10:56:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The Permanent Representative Council (PRC) of the African Union (AU) has urged the Group of Eight most industrialised nations to adopt the report of the Commission for Africa touted by British Prime Minister Tony Blair in a bid to 'lend support' to Africa's development process. Full text...

  • Ghana, Tunisia urged to consult on UNCTAD XII hosting
    02 july 2005 10:28:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The Permanent Representative Committee (PRC) of the African Union has urged Ghana and Tunisia to consult "in a spirit of solidarity and fraternity" on which country should host the UNCTAD XII in 2008. Full text...

  • Guinea-Bissau NGO criticises politicians over Dakar accord
    01 july 2005 23:27:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- The Foundation for Democracy, Development, Stability and Peace (FUNDEP) in Bissau has criticised the three leading presidential candidates in Guinea Bissau for their decision to solve domestic problems outside the country. Full text...

  • Malian president Toumani Toure in Tripoli
    01 july 2005 21:58:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- President Amadou Toumani Toure of Mali arrived here Friday evening to begin an official visit to Libya during which he will also attend the 5th African Union (AU) summit on 4-5 July in the central town of Sirte. Full text...

  • Libyan leader receives African foreign ministers
    01 july 2005 21:06:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader, Col. Full text...

  • Germany, Brazil et al seek AU support for UN seat
    01 july 2005 20:15:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- Germany, Brazil, India and Japan, which are all seeking permanent seats on the UN Security Council, plan to present to the current African Union summit the draft of a resolution they would submit to the UN General Assembly in September on the envisaged reform process. Full text...

  • Gender equality to become reality in Africa
    01 july 2005 19:29:00
    Syrte- Libya (PANA) -- The Permanent Representatives' Committee (PRC) of the African Union on Friday approved recommendations intended to make gender equality become a reality in Africa. Full text...

  • Angolan diplomat judges AU as premature
    01 july 2005 19:25:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- The Angolan presidential advisor on diplomatic affairs, Carlos Fonseca, said here that the transformation of the former Organisation of African Unity (OAU) into the African Union AU was premature because the continent's economic reality was quite different from the European model. Full text...

  • Idea for United States of Africa is real, says Konare
    01 july 2005 18:52:00
    Syrte- Libya (PANA) -- The idea of the United States of Africa Proposed Libyan leader, Col Moammar Kadhafi is not a dream, but a reality which concerns all Africans who have to work in order to give it a concrete expression, African Union Commission Chairperson, Alpha Oumar Konare said here Friday. Full text...

  • AU body hails debt relief for African countries
    01 july 2005 18:08:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) made up of the AU ambassadors accredited to the AU head office in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) have lauded the efforts made to find a lasting solution to Africa's debt. Full text...

  • UNHCR hails OAU convention on refugees
    01 july 2005 17:58:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The UNHCR representative to the African Union has stressed the relevance of the OAU's 1969 convention related to the protection of refugees as reiterated by the continental organisation's decision- making bodies. Full text...

  • Chalgham hails Africa's success in solving conflicts
    01 july 2005 17:48:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan minister in charge of External Relations and International Co-operation, Abderrahmane Chalgham hailed Friday in Sirte the "great success" Africa has achieved in the resolution of internal crises. Full text...

  • Body wants "common destiny" guide for UN reforms
    01 july 2005 17:20:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The African Union (AU)'s relations with other stakeholders in the UN reforms process must be marked by "a sense of realism, self- confidence and common destiny," said a committee working on Africa's position on the reforms of the world body in a report issued here. Full text...

  • Anxiety mounts over Africa's seat in reformed UN
    01 july 2005 17:09:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- As the Executive Council of the African Union convenes here Friday, one overriding issue on the table is the occupancy of the two seats that may be earmarked for Africa in a reformed UN Security Council as part of recommendations contained in the Report of the High Level Panel on the Reform of the United Nations system. Full text...

  • Egypt to propose creation of continental TV
    01 july 2005 14:20:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- Egypt intends to propose to the African Union (AU) summit the setting up of a continental satellite TV channel, Egyptian officials said Cairo on Friday. Full text...

  • Nigerian foreign minister says Africa will gain from UN reform
    01 july 2005 12:23:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The proposed reform of the United Nations system would bring "a lot of gains" to Africa, Olu Adeniji, Nigerian Foreign Minister and chairman of the African Union (AU) Executive Council (EC), said here Friday. Full text...

  • Wade suggests alternative funding for AU
    01 july 2005 08:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade has proposed that the African Union (AU) be funded through levies on African imports or revenue from insurance premiums. Full text...

  • Respect Dakar accord, civil society urges Bissau politicians
    30 june 2005 23:10:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- The Permanent Co-ordination of Civil society organisations in Guinea Bissau on Thursday said it was closely monitoring to ensure that the three leading candidates during the 19 June presidential election respected the commitments they made in Dakar, Senegal. Full text...

  • Kadhafi confers with African Commission on UN reforms
    30 june 2005 22:41:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The Libyan leader, Col. Full text...

  • Africa searches resources to finance the AU
    30 june 2005 22:22:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The idea of a pledging conference, bringing together member states, Africa's partner countries and agencies, dominated discussions here Tuesday and Wednesday during preparatory meetings by African ambassadors, for the African Union (AU) summit. Full text...

  • US, Libyan officials discuss Darfur crisis
    30 june 2005 20:20:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The situation in Darfur and the role Libya continues to play for peace in Africa featured prominently during talks on Wednesday in Sirte between the Libyan Secretary for external relations and international co-operation, Abderrahman Chalgham, and US Deputy under-secretary for African affairs, Charles Snyder. Full text...

  • Angola campaigns for UN Security Council seat
    30 june 2005 19:43:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- Angola will put up its candidacy for a permanent seat at the UN Security Council, the Permanent Secretary of the Angolan ministry of external relations, Alves Primo, announced. Full text...

  • Egypt seeks to host ACSR headquarters
    30 june 2005 19:31:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Egypt proposed to host the headquarters of the African Council for Scientific Research (ACSR), diplomatic sources revealed Thursday in Sirte. Full text...

  • Egypt rallies OIC support for UN Security Council seat
    30 june 2005 19:19:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- Egypt is banking on the support of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) to canvass for seat on the UN Security Council, official sources have revealed. Full text...

  • About 800 journalists expected to cover AU Summit
    30 june 2005 19:02:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Between 500 and 800 media professionals are expected in Sirte to cover the 5th AU summit of Heads of State and Government set for 4-5 July in the Libyan resort town of Sirte, an official sources said here Thursday. Full text...

  • Alpha Konaré inspects AU summit conference centre in Sirte
    30 june 2005 18:54:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson, Alpha Oumar Konaré on Thursday afternoon toured the Ouagadougou Conference Centre in Sirte, which will host the 5th ordinary heads of state summit of he continental organisation. Full text...

  • Niger, Eritrea liable for sanctions in Sirte
    30 june 2005 16:12:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Niger and Eritrea are liable to join a list of seven member countries banned from addressing the African Union (AU), deprived from their right to vote by the Panafrican organisation and whose nationals, whatever their skills, are not allowed to bid for posts advertised by the AU. Full text...

  • Ministers agree African diplomatic passport concept
    30 june 2005 12:19:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- African immigration ministers have accepted "in principle" the concept of an African Diplomatic Passport, and recommended consultations ahead of its introduction. Full text...

  • African ministers push for protocol on deportation, mass expulsion
    30 june 2005 11:43:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Mass expulsion and deportations in Africa have often not respected human rights provisions, African ministers on immigration have observed in a report on the free movement of people on the continent. Full text...

  • AU ambassadors examine Sirte Declaration on agriculture
    29 june 2005 23:13:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPP) comprising ambassadors accredited to the African Union (AU) secretariat on Wednesday examined ways of implementing the Sirte Declaration on agriculture and water. Full text...

  • Senegal, Congo want drepanocytosis on WHO priority list
    29 june 2005 22:00:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The Republic of Congo and Senegal are pushing for the recognition of drepanocytosis by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a public health priority. Full text...

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