Central African Republic -
  • Journalist Bambou gets presidential pardon
    23 february 2008 18:22:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Central African Republic's President, François Bozize, has pardoned Faustin Bambou, Director of the weekly "Les Collin e s de l'Oubangui", who was sentenced to six months in prison on 28 January on cha r ges of inciting revolt, abuse and defamation through the media, official sources said in Bangui on Saturday. Full text...

  • Workshop adopts 7 recommendations to ensure transparency in CAR
    22 february 2008 15:23:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Seven recommendations, aimed at guaran teeing transparency in the business world in the Central African Republic (CAR), were adopted at a training session on the norms of the Organisation for the Harm o nisation of Business Law (OHADA), initiated by the support project to the reform of the Finance ministry, which ended here Thursday. Full text...

  • Egypt angry over Prophet Mohammed cartoon republishing
    20 february 2008 16:40:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- The Egyptian government is angry that Danish newspapers ha ve again published 'offensive' cartoons of the Prophet Mohamed. Full text...

  • 'EUFOR/Chad's mandate may start mid-March 2008'
    20 february 2008 10:16:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- The EU military operation in Eastern Chad and North-east Central Africa Republic (CAR) may take off mid-March, after delays occasioned by the recent rebel attack in Chad, according to the European Military Force (EUFOR/Chad) Commander, French General Jean-Philippe Ganascia. Full text...

  • Bozize supporters march in support of Deby
    10 february 2008 15:47:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- About 2,000 youths on Saturday took part in a march in capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), Bangui, in support of Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno following last weekend's rebel push on N'djamena, to oust him. Full text...

  • UN official: CAR must avoid Chadian situation
    07 february 2008 23:50:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- The special representative of the United Nations Secretary- General in the Central African Republic, François Lonseny Fall, on Thursday declared his willingness to ensure that the Central African Republic (CAR) does not go through the Chadian experience. Full text...

  • Minister resigns from new CAR cabinet
    30 january 2008 14:00:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Dr. Full text...

  • Reporter jailed six months in CAR
    28 january 2008 14:47:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- The Bangui Magistrates' Court Monday sentenced the editorial director of the newspaper "Les Collines de l'Oubangui", Faustin Bambou, to six months in prison, after he was found guilty of inciting revolt, abuse and defamation. Full text...

  • Central African president appoints new premier
    22 january 2008 18:05:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Central African President Francois Boz ize Tuesday appointed Faustin Archange Touadera, a Professor of Mathematics in t h e University of Bangui, as prime minister, official sources told PANA here. Full text...

  • Reporter Faustin Bambou's trial opens in the CAR
    21 january 2008 15:01:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- The libel trial of the editorial direc tor of the newspaper, Les Collines de l'Oubangui, in the Central African Republi c , Faustin Bambou, opened Monday here. Full text...

  • Sub-regional transport meeting opens in Bangui, CAR
    19 january 2008 14:48:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- About one hundred experts from Cameroo n, Chad and the Central African Republic Friday, at the headquarters of the Cent r al African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) in Bangui, held a preparatory meeting for the launch of a sub-regional programme to facilitate transit transpo r t. Full text...

  • Central African Republic's Prime Minister resigns
    19 january 2008 11:55:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Central African Prime Minister Elie Do té Friday handed over the resignation of his government to President François Bo z izé, a statement on the state-run radio, by the Presidency spokesman Cyriaque Go n da, said. Full text...

  • `Nigerians bought 50,000 new cars in 2007'
    14 january 2008 14:28:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerians imported some 50,000 new cars in 2007, compared with 22,527 in 2006, the local BusinessDay newspaper reported Monday. Full text...

  • EUFOR military experts meet in Brussels
    12 january 2008 14:06:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The last meeting for the deployment of the European F orces (EUFOR) in eastern Chad and in northern Central African Republic (CAR) ope n ed here Friday under the chairmanship of Irish General Patrick Nash, sources clo s e to EUFOR told PANA. Full text...

  • Tripoli, Bangui review cooperation
    03 december 2007 08:23:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Top officials of Libya and Central African Republic (CA R) met here at the weekend to review the areas of cooperation between the two na t ions. Full text...

  • Bozizé expected in Paris Saturday
    15 november 2007 10:42:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- President François Bozizé of the Central African Republic (CAR) will start a four-day working visit to France Saturday, French o fficials told PANA here. Full text...

  • Malawi cargo patronises Mozambican port
    12 november 2007 18:12:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Significant amount of Malawian exports and imports are once again using the northern Mozambican port of Nacala, reported the Monday edition of the Maputo daily, "Noticias. Full text...

  • CAR's Bozizé reaches out to rebels
    07 november 2007 09:31:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- President François Bozizé of the Central African Republic has expressed the hope that the rebel groups operating in the north of the country will end their rebellion to restore stability in the country and alleviate the sufferings of the people. Full text...

  • Mauritian businessmen for Antananarivo exhibition
    24 october 2007 18:28:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- About 70 Mauritian businessmen will showcase their products in Madagascar when they participate in an international exhibition scheduled for 15-18 November. Full text...

  • CAR's Bozizé due in Brussels Friday
    24 october 2007 11:17:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- President François Bozizé of the Central African Re public (CAR) is due in Brussels Friday on a working visit, an official source to l d PANA. Full text...

  • Bozizé vows to secure release of two opponents jailed in Benin
    22 october 2007 09:13:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- President François Bozizé of the Central African Republic (CAR) has pledged to secure the release of Abacar Sabone and Michel Djotodia, two of his opponents who have been jailed for several months in Benin. Full text...

  • Virtual library in Madagascar opens Saturday
    19 october 2007 10:13:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- A virtual library as well as 12 reading and community art centres (CLAC) will be opened Saturday in Madagascar, according to the International Organization of the Francophonie (IOF), which funded the project. Full text...

  • Bozize fires security guards
    11 october 2007 09:37:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- President François Bozize of the Central African Republic has dismissed about 15 members of the presidential guards from the CAR army, the state radio reported. Full text...

  • Poland doubles contribution to force for Chad, CAR
    08 october 2007 22:24:00
    Paris- France (PANA) – Polish president, Lech Kacz-ynski promised Monday in Paris to double his country's contribution to the joint European Union-United Nations force for Chad and the Central African Republic (CAR). Full text...

  • Political dialogue revived in the CAR
    06 october 2007 13:49:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Political parties and civil society in Central African Republic (CAR) have reached a compromise with President François Bozizé on the makeup of the committee that will plan the upcoming inclusive political dialogue intended to solve the crisis involving rebel groups in northern CAR. Full text...

  • François Bozizé announces political dialogue in the CAR
    03 october 2007 10:56:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic(PANA) -- President François Bozizé of the Central African Republic Tuesday announced plans to hold an inclusive political dialogue to end the crisis sparked by the existence of rebel groups in the north of the country. Full text...

  • Bangui denies leaving soldiers unpunished for atrocities
    19 september 2007 20:05:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- The government in Central African Republic denied Tuesday the findings of a report of the human rights organisation "Human Rights Watch" (HRW) that accuse the national army of mass and unpunished violations of human rights in the northern part of the country. Full text...

  • European troops for Chad, CAR to get command from Paris
    13 september 2007 21:38:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The operational headquarters of the European military mission which will be deployed in Chad and the Central African Republic (CAR) will be based in Paris, official sources revealed Thursday. Full text...

  • 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...

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