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  • Belgium divided on sending troops to Chad
    04 september 2007 10:40:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- Belgian MPs are to decide whether the country will contribute troops to the European force due to be deployed to Chad and the Central African Republic (CAR), following a disagreement between the Prime Minister and the Defence Minister on the issue, an official source said here. Full text...

  • Proper repatriation underway for DRC refugees in CAR
    03 september 2007 21:12:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- UNHCR representatives in the Central African Republic (CAR) and DR Congo have halted the repatriation of 362 Congolese refugees residing in CAR until a tripartite agreement can be reached for their voluntary return home. Full text...

  • CAR brainstorms on media profession
    28 august 2007 11:33:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- The first Central African media session (PEGMC), which has attracted about 200 media professionals from around the country to assess the media profession and propose measures to raise its standard, has opened in the capital city of Bangui. Full text...

  • Bangui to host media-government relations conference Monday
    26 august 2007 11:49:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) – Presiden-t François Bozize Is expected to attend the opening on Monday in Bangui of the first estates general covering the media in the Central African Republic. Full text...

  • Malagasy businessmen to scout for oppennings in
    25 august 2007 13:32:00
    Mauritius Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- About fifteen businessmen from the Malagasy regions of Diego Suarez and Nosy Be in Madagascar will visit Mauritius to scout for partnership opportunities with local companies, an official source told PANA Saturday. Full text...

  • Mayotte wins bronze medal in football at Indian Ocean Games
    18 august 2007 19:14:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The football team of Mayotte won bronze medal at the Indian Ocean Games after beating that of Mauritius in penalty shootout (4-3) in a ranking match Saturday in Antananarivo. Full text...

  • 7th Indian Ocean Games open in Madagascar
    09 august 2007 19:35:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The seventh edition of the Indian Ocean islands Games began Thursday with an opening ceremony attended by Malagasy President Marc Ravalomanana at Mahamasima stadium in Antananarivo. Full text...

  • Brussels gives Bangui 4 million euros in humanitarian aid
    06 august 2007 21:52:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The European Union has granted the Central African Republic 4 million euros in humanitarian aid to finance relief programmes aimed at benefiting some 200,000 people, official sources announced here Monday. Full text...

  • Joint Cameroon, CAR armies free 11 hostages
    30 july 2007 21:53:00
    Douala- Cameroon (PANA) -- Hostages from Cameroon and Central African Republic (CAR) abducted in northern Cameroon since 8 July by rebels from Central African Republic have been released Sunday, reliable sources told PANA Monday. Full text...

  • DR Congo, Madagascar for football friendly on Sunday
    27 july 2007 19:52:00
    Kinshasa- RD Congo (PANA) - – DR Congo's national football team, the Leopards, are to ply their counterparts of Madagascar on Sunday in Antananarivo, in a friendly tie as part of preparations of the last match day of the African Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifiers. Full text...

  • Libya, CAR to strengthen relations
    23 july 2007 09:02:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) – officials of Libya and the- Central African Republic (CAR) have met in Tripoli as part of efforts to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries. Full text...

  • Nicaraguan official pays tribute to Kadhafi
    21 july 2007 11:56:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The coordinator of Nicaragua's people's council for information, Rosario Mario, has commended the sustained efforts by the Libyan revolutionary leader Moammar Kadhafi towards the formation of the African Union (AU) and the appeal for the creation of a similar organisation for Latin America and the Caribbean. Full text...

  • Gen. Ndougou promoted as interior minister in CAR
    18 july 2007 19:47:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- General Raymond Paul Ndougou, signatory to the 13 April peace deal with rebel leader Zacharia Damane, was promoted as minister of interior of the Central African Republic (CAR), official sources said here Wednesday. Full text...

  • UNCTAD highlights importance of South-South cooperation
    17 july 2007 08:43:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) – A representative of the Un-ited Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Kobsak Chutikul, said Monday in Rabat that countries of the South, which have made great strides, were in a position to support other developing countries. Full text...

  • Morocco, Caribbean countries convene first meeting in Rabat
    16 july 2007 11:20:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- The first meeting between Morocco and the Caribbean countries in the spirit of the South-South co-operation opened Monday in Rabat, with a view to identifying areas of co-operation between them. Full text...

  • CAR develops uniformed military code of justice
    11 july 2007 22:22:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Some fifty top military and judicial personalities in Bangui on Wednesday began review the draft code of military justice, meant to strengthen the legislative system of the Central African Republic. Full text...

  • Indian Ocean Games for Madagascar in August
    01 july 2007 11:47:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Madagascar is to host the 7th Indian Ocean Islands Games scheduled 9-19 August, sports sources affirmed here Sunday. Full text...

  • Development partners focus Central African Republic
    27 june 2007 21:49:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- Current top of priorities for the Central African Republic is the construction of two new turbines to strengthen the Boali dam because the country suffers from huge energy deficits, CAR prime minister Elie Doté told PANA Tuesday after a consultation meeting with development partners in Brussels. Full text...

  • CAR govt to sue rebels over relief worker's killing
    15 june 2007 11:19:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- The Central African (CAR) government is to take legal action against the country's rebel People's Army for the Restoration of Democracy, APRD, over the killing of Elsa Serfass, an employee of the aid group (Doctors Without Borders) Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), official sources said here. Full text...

  • CAR rebels claim responsibility in MSF staff killing
    13 june 2007 16:31:00
    Paris- France (PANA) – Armed rebels in the Central- African Republic (CAR) Wednesday in Paris claimed responsibility in the death of Elsa Serfass, a volunteer with the French NGO Medecines sans Frontiers (MSF) who was shot dead last Monday in the north-west of the central African country. Full text...

  • ICRC plans increasing activities in CAR
    06 june 2007 13:03:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is expected to increase humanitarian activities in the Central African Republic (CAR) due to the upsurge in armed violence in the country, an official source said Bangui. Full text...

  • New anti-malaria drug on sale in Madagascar
    29 may 2007 18:53:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- The government of Madagascar has authorised the commercialisation of an anti-malaria drug known as "Coarsucam" to fight malaria, which is one of the major killers in the country. Full text...

  • CAR accuses Sudan of backing rebellion against President Bozize
    26 may 2007 14:22:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Central African Republic's Foreign Affairs Minister, Come Zoumara, late Friday here summoned the Sudanese ambassador, Hassane Sayed Souleymane, to express to him Bangui's "dissatisfaction and strongest protest" about Khartoum's role the country's woes. Full text...

  • Rights groups welcome steps to probe abuses in CAR
    25 may 2007 11:04:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Rights' activists have welcomed "with satisfaction" a decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to probe claims of abuses committed in the CAR in 2002 and 2003. Full text...

  • Renowned artist Satesh Gupta in Antananarivo
    24 may 2007 21:43:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- Internationally acclaimed Indian artist Satesh Gupta arrived in Antananarivo Thursday for an exhibition of works and presentation of his latest book, 'Centering Awareness'. Full text...

  • ICC focuses rape cases in Central African Republic
    24 may 2007 13:34:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The International Criminal Court (ICC) has decided to investigate reported sexual crimes in the Central African Republic, a statement issued at The Hague said. Full text...

  • Int'l Court to probe crimes in Central African Republic
    22 may 2007 18:20:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- The Hague (Netherlands)-based International Criminal Court (ICC) Tuesday announced it will investigate alleged crimes committed in the Central African Republic (CAR) during the armed conflict of 2002 and 2003. Full text...

  • WFP airlifts emergency gear to Central African Republic
    21 may 2007 19:28:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced Monday it had airlifted 31 metric tonnes of aid gear to the Central African Republic (CAR) as part of expanded efforts to reach over 230,000 people affected by recent violence and displacement. Full text...

  • CAR president sacks communications minister
    20 may 2007 13:23:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Central African Republic (CAR) President Francois Bozize has sacked his national reconciliation and communications minister, Abdou Karim Meckassoua, according to official sources late Saturday. Full text...

  • CAR publisher released from jail
    16 may 2007 13:09:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Michel Alkhaly Ngady, chair of the Central African Republic's Association of Private and Independent Newspapers Publishers, has been released after spending a month in jail. Full text...

  • Madagascar's Ravalomanana urges strong private sector in Africa
    15 may 2007 09:38:00
    Shanghai- China (PANA) -- Malagasy President Marc Ravalomanana said here Tuesday that Africa's development would depend on a strong private sector. Full text...

  • Madagascar gets additional EU financial grant
    10 may 2007 19:39:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The European Union (EU) has granted Madagascar additional financial aid of 68. Full text...

  • Madagascar gets US$150m AfDB loan to improve extractive industry
    02 may 2007 17:49:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Wednesday in Tunis, Tunisia, approved US$150 million to partially finance the Ambatovy Nickel Project in Madagascar. Full text...

  • CAR rebel leader seeks international mediation
    20 april 2007 20:48:00
    Paris- France (PANA) – Rebel leader, Christophe Go-zam Betty, of the Central African Republic (CAR), on Friday called for an international mediation in the political dialogue in that country. Full text...

  • WFP sends SOS for 190,000 refugees from CAR
    20 april 2007 19:57:00
    Paris- France (PANA) – The World Food Programme ur-gently needs $44 million to provide assistance for some 190,000 refugees from Central African Republic (CAR) including 70,000 now living in Cameroon and Chad. Full text...

  • Voter cards on sale in Nigeria, says paper
    13 april 2007 09:07:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Ahead of Saturday's (tomorrow) state legislative and governorship elections in Nigeria, voter cards are being offered for sale to interested persons in the country's oil- producing Niger Delta region, the local Punch newspaper reported Friday. Full text...

  • France Telecom sets shop in Central African Republic
    12 april 2007 21:55:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- France Telecom has signed an agreement with the Central African Republic head of state for the award of a mobile and Internet licence, according the company's media communiqué availed to PANA Thursday. Full text...

  • Bangui journalists unveil press centre
    28 march 2007 22:33:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Journalists in Central African Republic Wednesday witnessed the inauguration of a press centre in capital Bangui, the first such facility in the country. Full text...

  • NGO criticises ICC for ignoring sexual abuses in CAR
    17 march 2007 12:36:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Bangui-based NGO, Organisation for compassion and support of families in distress, OCODEFAD, has criticised the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes, for failure to try those responsible for sexual abuses committed in the Central African Republic (CAR) between 2002 and 2003. Full text...

  • Mauritian economic model moves Malagasy president
    13 march 2007 13:37:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Visiting Malagasy President Marc Ravalomanana on Tuesday expressed admiration for Mauritius economic growth as he ended the last day of a three-day visit to the island. Full text...

  • Mauritius marks 39th independence anniversary
    12 march 2007 20:37:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritius marked it-s 39th independence anniversary and the 15th anniversary of the island's accession to a republic Monday, at a ceremony attended by Malagasy President Marc Ravalomanana as a special guest. Full text...

  • Mauritius honours Ravalomanana
    12 march 2007 19:40:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Visiting Malagasy President Marc Ravalomanana, has been awarded the "Grand Commander of the Star and Key of the Indian Ocean," GCSK, the Mauritian highest national honour. Full text...

  • Malagasy leader sues for united Indian Ocean islands
    12 march 2007 09:52:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) – Malagasy President,- Marc Ravalomanana who started an official visit to Mauritius on Sunday, has called for a greater co-operation between the Indian Ocean islands to promote the welfare of populations in this region. Full text...

  • Mauritius to give Madagascar 500 tonnes of rice aid
    11 march 2007 13:06:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian government has pledged to give 500 tonnes of rice in aid to Madagascar, which was last month hit by four cyclones. Full text...

  • Madagascar's Ravalomanana due in Mauritius Sunday
    07 march 2007 17:46:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Malagasy President Marc Ravalomanana is expected here Sunday to attend Mauritius' 39th independence anniversary celebrations as Guest of honour, Monday, official sources said here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Morocco readies humanitarian aid for Madagascar
    28 february 2007 18:31:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) - – Morocco plans to send humanitarian material aid to Madagascar, which has been hit by widespread flooding which killed people and caused huge damage to national infrastructure and personal properties, the ministry of Foreign affairs and Cooperation in Rabat said Wednesday. Full text...

  • CAR govt. pledges protection against LRA aggression
    23 february 2007 20:02:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- The Central African Republic government will protect the population against any aggression by Joseph Kony and his Lords Resistance Army (LRA) rebels who are said to be in the country, interior minister Col. Full text...

  • CAR, Sudan, Chad sign peace pact in France
    16 february 2007 09:50:00
    Cannes- France (PANA) – Chad, the Central African -Republic and Sudan, signed a peace accord late Thursday in Cannes, providing for the deployment of an international force along their common borders, African Union (AU) chairman, Ghanaian President John Kufuor announced here. Full text...

  • Carter assesses treatment initiatives in Nigeria
    14 february 2007 08:58:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Former US President Jimmy Carter arrived in Nigeria Tuesday to assess the Carter Centre-assisted integrated disease treatment initiatives towards their possible expansion. Full text...

  • American actress Farrow, pledges humanitarian support for CAR
    12 february 2007 22:30:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic(PANA) -- US actress Mia Farrow, a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, pledged here Monday, to highlight the humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR). Full text...

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