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  • 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...

  • New Somali President, Kenyan FM escape Mogadishu suicide blast
    12 september 2012 15:46:11
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Somalia’s newly-elected President Sheikh Hassan Mahmoud, survived a suicide bomb attack that killed a Presidential guard and four soldiers guarding the hotel where he was meeting visiting Kenyan foreign minister Sam Ongeri, PANA reported from here. Full text...

  • Kenyan blast kills suicide bomber
    03 august 2012 19:51:17
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - A suicide bomber Friday killed himself in a Somali-dominated community neighbourhood in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, hours before US Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton, arrived in Kenya for a scheduled visit. Full text...

  • Gambian currency, dalasi, depreciates
    28 july 2012 15:19:20
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The Gambian currency, the Dalasi, depreciated in June, 2012, by 4.7 percent, following the reduction in foreign exchange inflow into the country and the increased demand for hard currency, said nation's Central Bank Governor, Amadou Kolley.Full text...

  • Security situation in east DRC worries EU
    26 june 2012 14:35:02
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The European Union (EU) is worried about the security situation prevailing in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where deadly clashes between government forces and former rebels have been on for a couple of months.Full text...

  • Renewed Toubou-military clash in Libya leaves one dead in Koufra
    25 june 2012 14:21:43
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - One person was killed and four others injured in a renewed clash Sunday between the Toubou tribe insurgents and the Libyan Shield forces, a unit of the Libyan Ministry of Defence, local newspaper Ourayna reported Monday, quoting military sources.Full text...

  • Calm returns in south-west Libya
    21 june 2012 20:56:12
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – Calm has returned to south-west Libya where clashes between the Guentrar and Al-Machachiya tribes have left at least 105 people dead and 500 injured. Full text...

  • Libya's warring tribes agree to end violent clash
    19 june 2012 14:05:12
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya's warring Al-Zouei and Toubou tribes have reached an agreement to cease fire, a spokesman for the Libyan army staff, Colonel Ali Al-Chikhi, announced here. Full text...

  • 3 killed in clashes between militias in Libya
    15 june 2012 10:39:44
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Three persons were killed and three injured Thursday night in clashes between rival militia groups in Al-Chakika and Mizdah in Libya's South-west, the Libyan news agency, LANA, reported. Full text...

  • Rival militias clash again in south-west Libya
    14 june 2012 22:25:21
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – Clashes have broken out again in the localities of Al-Chakika and Mizdah in south-west Libya, according to the Libyan News Agency. Full text...

  • Calm returns to Libyan city of Koufra after armed clashes
    11 june 2012 16:01:07
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - There was an "uneasy" calm on Monday in the city of Koufra, south eastern part of Libya, after a truce was signed to halt the clashes that broke out over in the last couple of days, the Libyan Army Chief of Staff, Major-General Youssef Al-Manghouch, said. Full text...

  • 1 killed, 3 hurt in fresh grenade blast in north eastern Kenya
    30 may 2012 22:16:31
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - One person has been killed and three others, including a child, are nursing wounds after a suspected Al Shabaab suicide bomber hurled a grenade at a hotel in the north eastern town of Wajir on Wednesday, police said. Full text...

  • FBI joins Kenya blast probe
    29 may 2012 15:46:14
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenyan police officers investigating Monday's bomb attack in Nairobi, the capital, have been joined by their American counterparts drawn from the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), PANA reported from here.Full text...

  • Recent clashes in North Kivu displace 40,000
    29 may 2012 15:19:55
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The UN refugee agency reported on Tuesday that the recent fighting in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has left more than 40,000 people internally displaced. Full text...

  • UN envoy concerned over violent clashes in Somalia
    20 may 2012 15:31:10
    New York, US (PANA) - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Mr. Augustine Mahiga, has expressed concern over recent violent clashes in the northern city of Hargeisa, located in Somaliland, between Somali security forces and citizens which allegedly resulted in deaths on both sides. Full text...

  • Kenyan policeman killed in landmine blast
    15 may 2012 18:22:47
    Dadaab, Kenya (PANA) - A Kenyan policeman was killed and three others wounded after a landmine explosion targeted their convoy near the Dagahley camp, in the Dadaab refugee complex in northern Kenya, a local police commander said Tuesday. Full text...

  • One dies in militia/security forces clash in Tripoli
    08 may 2012 22:05:45
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - One person died and four others were injured following clashes between militias and security forces Tuesday in front of the offices of the Prime Minister in Tripoli, the chairman of the security commission in the Libyan capital, Hachem Béchir, said. Full text...

  • Ethiopian runner Gabreselassie meets Austrian President
    16 april 2012 12:58:08
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Ethiopian long distance running legend Haile Gabreselassie, who won a chase race against British World Marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe in Vienna, Austria, on Sunday, was hosted to a reception by the country's President, Mr Heinz Fischer, ahead of the race. Full text...

  • EU seeks end to Sudan, South Sudan clashes
    12 april 2012 17:07:04
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - European Union (EU) High Representative Catherine Achton is deeply concerned at the escalating armed conflict on the border between Sudan and South Sudan, the EU said in a statement. Full text...

  • Ban urges Sudan, South Sudan leaders to end border clashes
    03 april 2012 07:31:32
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday expressed ''deep concern'' over the continued fighting along the border between Sudan and South Sudan and urged the two countries’ leaders to meet as soon as possible and ensure a quick end to the conflict. Full text...

  • UN welcomes ceasefire after Libyan violent clashes
    29 march 2012 18:08:23
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Thursday welcomed the ceasefire brokered in the south-western city of Sabha, where fighting in recent days has resulted in some 50 deaths, and called on all sides to address the underlying causes of the violence. Full text...

  • Claims on oil-rich Higlig stall Sudan/South Sudan peace talks
    28 march 2012 16:11:25
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan on Wednesday said talks with South Sudan, for the resolution of pending post-secession issues, would be on hold until the south shows it really wants peace, the Sudanese Ministry of Information said in a statement here. Full text...

  • Ban ''deeply concerned'' over military clashes on Sudan/South Sudan border
    27 march 2012 07:01:01
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed deep concern over the military clashes along the border region of Sudan and South Sudan, and called on the two nations to fully respect and implement the agreements they have already reached on security, border monitoring and the disputed area of Abyei. Full text...

  • Four killed in Nairobi grenade blast
    10 march 2012 22:09:16
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Four people were killed after a series of four explosions hit a busy bus park in Nairobi, injuring 30 people, 12 of them critically, witnesses and the police confirmed to PANA on Saturday. Full text...

  • UN deploys team to assist Congo on arms depot blasts
    08 march 2012 10:25:59
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has deployed a team to Congo to support the authorities, following Sunday's munitions dump explosions in the capital city of Brazzaville that killed at least 200 people and injured some 1,500 others. Full text...

  • Renewed clashes along Sudan/South Sudan border worries UN
    07 march 2012 07:17:52
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Security Council has expressed grave concern over reports of renewed cross-border violence between Sudan and South Sudan, and called for a ceasefire in the area to end the hostilities that have caused thousands of people to flee the region. Full text...

  • Nigeria inaugurates rapid response committee on Lassa fever
    24 february 2012 11:04:38
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's federal government has inaugurated a Lassa fever Rapid Response Committee in an attempt to curtail the spread of the disease which has killed 40 people in 12 of the country's 36 states in recent times. Full text...

  • Lassa fever kills 40 in Nigeria - Minister
    21 february 2012 15:30:17
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - An outbreak of Lassa fever, an acute haemorrhagic fever caused by the Lassa virus, has killed 40 people in 12 of Nigeria's 36 states, Minister of State for Health Muhammed Pate told a press conference in Abuja, the nation's capital, Tuesday. Full text...

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