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  • Ethiopia: AUC hosts luncheon as OAU/AU 50th Anniversary wraps up
    26 may 2014 13:40:27
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union Commission (AUC) on Sunday hosted a luncheon at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as part of the closing events of the year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the OAU/AU. Full text...

  • Mauritania: AU chair pleads for African integration
    25 may 2014 14:17:25
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Mauritanian president, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who is also Chairman of the African Union (AU), has made a plea for African integration, in a message broadcast on Saturday, ahead of celebrations marking the African unity day on Sunday. Full text...

  • Rwanda: AfDB governors envision integrated Africa in 50 years
    23 may 2014 18:32:37
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) – The board of directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Friday ended their 49th annual meetings here, declaring that in the next 50 years, they want an “integrated Africa that is prosperous and at the service of its people and at peace with itself. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: MISAHEL chief appeals for immediate ceasefire in northern Mali
    22 may 2014 16:31:31
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The African Union (AU) senior representative for Mali and the Sahel, Pierre Buyoya, on Thursday called for unconditional and immediate ceasefire from the outbreak of new violence in the Malian northern city of Kidal.Full text...

  • Mali: AU, ECOWAS condemn deadly Kidal clashes
    19 may 2014 11:58:49
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - The African Union and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have strongly condemned the violent incidents that led to many deaths in Kidal on Saturday.Full text...

  • Belgium: AU, EU hold Joint security meeting in Brussels
    15 may 2014 17:31:02
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - A joint meeting of the Political and Security Committee of the European Union (EU) and the Peace and Security Commission of the African Union (AU), opened Thursday in Brussels, PANA learnt from official sources.Full text...

  • Congo: 10 African leaders for meeting on UN Security Council reform in Congo
    15 may 2014 09:49:37
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - Nine African Heads of State, who are members of the African Union (AU) committee of 10 states in charge of the UN security council reform, were due in Oyo, 500km northern of Congo's capital, Brazzaville, Thursday to attend in a meeting scheduled for Friday, the government announced in a statement.Full text...

  • Nigeria: ECOWAS reviews flagship free movement protocol
    15 may 2014 00:04:35
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - ECOWAS has launched a review of its flagship free movement protocol to eliminate the requirement for residence permit which has been a source of “discrimination and harassment” of community citizens, ECOWAS Commission President Kadré Ouédraogo has said. Full text...

  • Malia: Women's organizations condemn abduction of schoolgirls in Nigeria
    14 may 2014 13:55:58
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Following the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls by the Islamist sect Boko Haram in Nigeria, the Malian women's organizations Tuesday handed over to the African Union Mission for Mali and the Sahel (MISAHEL) a statement condemning the incident.Full text...

  • Ethiopia: AU calls for concerted effort to rescue abducted girls
    12 may 2014 19:25:45
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) Monday called for a concerted effort to rescue the over 200 girls who were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists 27 days ago. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: AUC Chair hails South Africa's successful elections
    12 may 2014 18:26:20
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Monday congratulated the people of South Africa for the successful and peaceful elections of 7 May.Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: AU to deploy 40 observers for Guinea Bissau runoff
    09 may 2014 09:36:19
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) is to deploy 40 Observers, led by former Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano, to Guinea Bissau for the country's presidential runoff scheduled for 18 May 2014, the AU Commission (AUC) said Friday. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: AU Commission Chair condemns girls' abduction in Nigeria
    07 may 2014 14:48:42
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has totally condemned the abduction of over 200 schools girls in Nigeria by the Boko Haram terrorist group. Full text...

  • Tunisia: Tunisia, Australia to strengthen cooperation
    05 may 2014 17:38:55
    Tunis Tunisia (PANA) - Discussions on ways of strengthening cooperation between Tunisia and Australia in the field of natural resources and mining were held here Monday between the Tunisian Foreign Minister, Mongi Hamdi, and the president of the Australian House of Representatives, Mrs. Bronwyn Bishop. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: Chinese Premier to visit AU headquarters (Correcting designation of Hu Jintao)
    04 may 2014 07:10:14
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is due to visit the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday, the African Union Commission (AUC) has announced. Full text...

  • Mali: Tripartite agreement signed for the return of peace to Mali
    03 may 2014 17:38:25
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The African Union mission for Mali and Sahel (MISAHEL), the department of Development and Swiss cooperation (DDC) and the Radio Kledu, on Saturday signed a tripartite agreement marking the beginning of the programme -- Anka Ben! or Let’s make peace, reliable sources told PANA. Full text...

  • Zambia: Zambia, UNHRC launch local integration strategy framework
    30 april 2014 18:40:23
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – The Zambian government and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) have launched the Strategic Framework for the Local Integration of Former Refugees in Zambia, requiring US$20.9 million to implement. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: African Union moots watchdog body to curb fisheries decline
    30 april 2014 16:15:59
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has called for urgent measures to revive depleted fisheries resources in Africa as it works out plans to build a fisheries regulatory body. Full text...

  • Mauritania: MPs approve African Protocol on prevention, fight against terrorism
    29 april 2014 16:52:37
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Mauritanian National Assembly on Monday adopted a bill authorizing the government to ratify the Protocol to the Convention of the African Union (AU) on the prevention and fight against terrorism, approved at the continental level 8 July, 2004, and signed by Mauritania 27 January, 2013, PANA learnt from official sources. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Two Pan African organisations discuss ways to strengthen cooperation
    29 april 2014 12:38:47
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Two prominent Pan-African organisations, the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and the African Union Commission (AUC), have discussed ways to strengthen their cooperation, PANA learnt here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Botswana: Toyota is favourite automobile in Botswana
    29 april 2014 12:04:20
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Toyota vehicles have remained the most preferred vehicle brand in Botswana, the diamond-rich southern Africa nation, according to statistics released by the country’s data authority, Statistics Botswana (SB), Tuesday on transport and infrastructure. Full text...

  • South Africa: Prize-winning author accused of misrepresentation
    24 april 2014 08:44:49
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - South Africa's popular radio personality Redi Tlhabi is at the centre of a storm of controversy following revelations that the events in her best selling book, “Endings and Beginnings: A Story of Healing”, may have been made up. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: AU-led troops in CAR capture LRA commander
    23 april 2014 15:45:40
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Troops of the African Union-led Regional Task Force (AU-RTF) in Central African Republic (CAR) have captured a commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), Lt. Charles Okello, the AU Commission said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Sudan/AU: Pessimism as govt-rebel talks resume
    22 april 2014 13:19:38
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Sudanese media have expressed pessimism about the success of the sixth round of talks between the government of Sudan and the rebel groups, which resume in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, Tuesday.Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: AU panel lands in Juba to probe South Sudan war crimes
    22 april 2014 12:33:20
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The high level African Union (AU) Inquiry panel on South Sudan, led by former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, is on a 10-day mission to probe the country which has been wracked by internecine fighting since last year, the AU said Tuesday. Full text...

  • Guinea-Bissau: AU Observers arrive for Sunday polls
    11 april 2014 08:55:15
    Bissau, Guinea-Bissau (PANA) - The African Union Election Observation Mission (AU EOM) has arrived in Guinea-Bissau to observe the country's presidential and legislative elections scheduled for Sunday, the AU Commission said. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: AU boosts conflict prevention, peace mediation in Africa
    10 april 2014 14:52:44
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) is moving to advance peace mediation and conflict prevention efforts by working with relevant organisations to create regular points of contact. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: AU, Rwanda to jointly commemorate 20th anniv. of genocide
    10 april 2014 13:45:33
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Embassy of Rwanda in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will on Friday jointly commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, in which over 800,000 people were killed within 100 days in 1994. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: AU under pressure to avoid security vacuum in CAR
    10 april 2014 11:37:21
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council has asked Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma to urgently replace the departing Chadian troops in the Central African Republic (CAR). Full text...

  • Mauritania: AU Chair deeply concerned about CAR crisis
    08 april 2014 12:30:28
    Nouadhibou Mauritania (PANA) - Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who is also the chairman of the African Union (AU), has expressed deep concern about the security crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR). Full text...

  • Equatorial Guinea: AU Transport Ministers to meet
    08 april 2014 09:00:31
    Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (PANA) - Senior officials and experts from ministries and agencies responsible for transportation from African Union (AU) member states are meeting in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, in preparation for the Third Session of the African Union Conference of African Ministers of Transport (CAMT), scheduled for 10-11 April. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: AU probe panel begins assessing S/Sudan atrocities
    03 april 2014 12:18:38
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The panel set up by the African Union (AU) to probe war atrocities in South Sudan has kicked off its work by interviewing experts and will meet East African leaders involved in the search for peace in the country. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: South Sudan rebel leader threatens to seize Juba
    01 april 2014 15:43:44
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - South Sudan's former Vice President Riek Machar has threatened to seize the nation's capital, Juba, if ongoing talks to end the current crisis there fails. Full text...

  • Belgium: EU supports regional initiative against LRA
    31 march 2014 17:40:20
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The European Union (EU) has granted 2 million Euros to the African Union (AU) to support the regional initiative on the fight against the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), an armed group causing havoc in Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Central Africa Republic (CAR).Full text...

  • Senegal: AU seeks support for women's participation in politics
    31 march 2014 15:28:50
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been designated by the African Union Commission (AUC) as a pilot country for a project aimed at increasing the participation of women in political and electoral processes. Full text...

  • Belgium: IOF re-admits Madagascar
    30 march 2014 09:17:56
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The permanent Council (PCF) of the International Organization of the Francophonie (IOF) has re-admitted Madagascar, PANA learnt from officials sources here.Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire/ECOWAS: AU nudges Mali on all inclusive talks
    28 march 2014 18:29:58
    Yamoussoukro, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - African Union's High Representative for Mali and the Sahel, Mr. Pierre Buyoya, has called on the Malian authorities to launch all-inclusive talks to help achieve permanent peace and stability in the West African nation. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: ECOWAS 'makes quantum leap' in economic integration
    28 march 2014 16:47:45
    Yamoussoukro, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The 15-member regional bloc ECOWAS has made a ''quantum leap'' in the advancement of its economic integration, with the adoption of Common External Tariff (CET), efforts to relaunch monetary integration and the conclusion of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiations with the EU, a top ECOWAS official said Friday. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Mauritania, Senegal to build bridge over River Senegal
    25 march 2014 19:39:58
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The Senegalese-Mauritanian ministerial consultation commission on transport ended its proceedings on Tuesday with a series of recommendations including the decision to build a bridge on the Senegal River at the Rosso border. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: PSC encourages Sudan to dialogue with UNAMID on major challenges
    25 march 2014 17:06:06
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Noting that there were “major challenges” impeding the effectiveness of the AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) in implementing its core mandate, the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) has called on the Sudanese government to enhance dialogue and cooperation with the peacekeeping force.Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: PSC appeals for adequate logistical support to AMISOM
    25 march 2014 15:18:17
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Calling for renewed efforts to ensure that logistical support provided to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) meets its needs on the ground, the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the AU has urged member states and international partners to speed up operationalisation of the Trust Fund set up for joint operations of the Somali National Army (SNA) and AMISOM.Full text...

  • Senegal: African experts discuss free trade zone
    24 march 2014 21:29:32
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Several experts from members States of the African Union (AU) on Monday began the 6th workshop of the African Union Technical working group (GTT) in Dakar, Senegal, to look into the establishment of the rules of origin for the continental free trade zone (ZCLE) towards the creation of an African common market by 2017.Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: African troops battle al-Sabaab in Somalia
    24 march 2014 15:07:06
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The 21,126 African troops deployed to Somalia by early January 2014 have launched the most ambitious military assault ever against the Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabaab, UN and African Envoys said here Monday. Full text...

  • Mauritania: African ministers meet in Abuja over continental pharmaceutical industry set up
    21 march 2014 15:49:04
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - African ministers will gather in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, from 28-30 March, to discuss the creation of a continental pharmaceutical factory, the Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, revealed Friday in Nouakchott. Full text...

  • Mauritania: UNAIDS Executive Director in Nouakchott
    20 march 2014 12:02:27
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Executive Director of UNAIDS, Mr. Michel Sidibé, arrived in Nouakchott on Wednesday evening for one-day working visit to Mauritania. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: E. Guinea signs host agreement for Conference of African Transport Ministers
    20 march 2014 08:39:59
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Government of Equatorial Guinea and the African Union Commission (AUC) have signed an agreement paving the way for the former to host the third session of the Conference of African Ministers of Transport in April, AUC said. Full text...

  • South Africa: 10th CAADP Partnership Platform opens
    19 march 2014 13:39:58
    Durban, South Africa (PANA) - The 10th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Partnership Platform opened in Durban, South Africa, on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: CAR reduces curfew time to six hours
    19 march 2014 09:14:58
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Improvement in the security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) has prompted authorities of the transitional administration to reduce the daily curfew across the country to six hours from 11:00 pm to 05:00 am, the Peace and Security Department of the African Union Commission (AUC) said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: AU Commission chair nudges Africa on mining, commodities
    18 march 2014 09:22:07
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has stressed the need for Africa to act as one on issues around mining and commodities. Full text...

  • Nigeria: ECOWAS fast tracking regional integration through free movement
    15 march 2014 13:57:04
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - The ECOWAS Commission has said it is irrevocably committed to facilitating regional integration through effective implementation of its flagship free movement protocol and programmes, which promote unfettered circulation of persons, goods and services. Full text...

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