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  • Official Says UN Has Noted Calls For Lift of Sanctions On Libya
    02 march 2001 23:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- A senior UN official said Friday that the world body has noted the call by delegates to the OAU's 5th extra-ordinary Summit in Sirte for the lifting of sanctions on Libya over the so-called Lockerbie affair. Full text...

  • Consensus on Modalities for Proclaiming African Union
    02 march 2001 23:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- A consensus emerging from the second closed session of the OAU's Sirte II Summit Friday morning indicates that the formal act proclaiming the African Union will be instituted ""as soon as the constitutive act is effectively ratified by the needed two-third majority of OAU member states," "PANA learnt from reliable sources Friday. Full text...

  • African Union Proclaimed
    02 march 2001 23:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The 5th extraordinary summit of the OAU ended Friday in the Libyan city of Sirte with the proclamation of the African Union, a launching pad for greater continental unity and integration. Full text...

  • Kenya, Guinea Sign Africa Union Constitutive Act
    02 march 2001 23:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Kenya became the 52nd member state of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) to sign the Constitutive Act of the African Union at the just ended fifth extraordinary summit of African leaders. Full text...

  • 37th Summit To Declare OAU Transition To African Union
    02 march 2001 23:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The fifth extraordinary session of the Organisation of African Unity ended Friday evening in Sirte, Libya after having adopted a ""solemn declaration establishing the African Union"". Full text...

  • Africa opposes all hostilities against Libya
    02 march 2001 23:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- African leaders wound up the fifth OAU extraordinay summit in Sirte on Friday with an unusual motion warning that they would not tolerate the continuation of hostile actions against Libya and its leader, Col. Full text...

  • New East African Community Gathers Clout
    02 march 2001 23:04:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- There is a strong sentiment now running through East Africa over the future of the new East African Community, or EAC. Full text...

  • ECOWAS Leaders Review Regional Security Sirte
    01 march 2001 23:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- ECOWAS leaders met Thursday in the Libyan city of Sirte to review the security situation in the West African sub-region, with particular reference to the situation in the Mano River Union grouping Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Full text...

  • Somali President Urges Greater African Unity
    01 march 2001 23:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- President Abdikasim Salad Hassan of Somalia, whose country has returned to the OAU after a 10-year absence, says he looks forward to a stronger Africa that would focus on development. Full text...

  • OAU Opens Fifth Extraordinary OAU Summit In Sirte
    01 march 2001 23:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The fifth extraordinary summit of the Organisation of African Unity opened late Thursday evening in Sirte on a double call for the ratification of the Constitutive Act of the African Union and the adoption of a political decision pressing for the immediate lifting of the sanctions imposed on Libya regarding the Lockerbie affair. Full text...

  • Mandela calls on Sirte summit to back Kadhafi
    01 march 2001 23:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela on Thursday urged leaders attending the fifth OAU extraordinary summit in Sirte to take a clear decision calling for the immediate and definitive lifting of UN Security Council imposed sanctions against Libya over the Lockerbie affair. Full text...

  • OAU Sets Annual Budget at 31 Million Dollars
    28 february 2001 23:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The Organisation of African Unity envisages a budget of 31 million US dollars for financial year 2001-2002 - a slight increase of 2. Full text...

  • President Compaore off to Libya for OAU Summit
    28 february 2001 23:04:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- President Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso Wednesday left Ouagadougou for Sirte, Libya ahead of an extraordinary summit of OAU Heads of State billed there fore 1 and 2 March. Full text...

  • Presidents Eyadema and Patasse Leave for Libya
    28 february 2001 23:04:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Togolese leader Gnassingbe Eyadema, who is also the current chairman of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), left Lome for Libya Wednesday to participate in the OAU's extraordinary summit of the African Union starting Thursday. Full text...

  • Leaders Arrive For Sirte II Summit
    28 february 2001 23:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Some 20 African Heads of State and government had arrived in the Libyan city of Sirte by late Wednesday ahead of Thursday's opening of the OAU's fifth Extra- Ordinary Summit on the African Union. Full text...

  • ECOWAS-Sirte Summit Now Thursday
    28 february 2001 23:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Wednesday postponed by one day its Summit earlier scheduled for Wednesday on the fringe of the OAU Summit in the Libyan city of Sirte on the African Union. Full text...

  • Namibia ratifies African Union Act
    28 february 2001 23:04:00
    Windhoek- Namibia (PANA) -- The Namibian National Assembly on Wednesday unanimously ratified the Constitutive Act of the African Union expected to be officially launched in the next few days by a special giving the African Heads of State summit to be held in Sirte, Libya. Full text...

  • Ivorian parliament adopts African Union Act
    28 february 2001 23:04:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The Ivorian parliament late Monday evening adopted a bill authorising President Laurent Gbagbo to ratify the Constitutive Act of the African Union. Full text...

  • Togo Charges Amnesty International, Names Africa As Witness
    28 february 2001 23:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The head of Togolese delegation to the OAU ministerial council has charged Amnesty International of ""slander aimed at destabilising the government of President Gnassingbe Eyadema"", current chairman of the continental body. Full text...

  • Sirte prepares to host extraordinary OAU summit
    28 february 2001 23:04:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- As delegates flocked to Sirte, Libya, by road, sea and air, observers agreed that the fifth extraordinary OAU summit opening on Thursday would not resemble the previous four. Full text...

  • OAU Council of Ministers Off to Sirte
    27 february 2001 23:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The just-ended three-day 73rd extraordinary session of OAU Council of foreign ministers wound up early Tuesday with the adoption of some 20 decisions on administrative, financial and budgetary matters. Full text...

  • African Ministers Urge Coordinated Action On Debt
    27 february 2001 23:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- African Foreign Ministers ended their extended three-day session in the Libyan capital Tuesday morning with a call for the urgent meeting of an Independent Experts Group to carry out a comprehensive examination of Africa's external debt problem. Full text...

  • OAU Lifts Sanctions On Anjouan Separatist Leaders
    27 february 2001 23:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Encouraged by the 17 February Peace Agreement signed by parties to the Comorian crisis, the OAU Council of Ministers Tuesday in Tripoli decided to suspend the sanctions on the leaders of the Anjouan Separatist Movement. Full text...

  • Concern Over Refugee, Gender, Disaster Issues in Africa
    27 february 2001 23:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- African Foreign Ministers have expressed grave concern over the ""deteriorating refugee situation in Africa,"" a continent that has also been wracked by natural disasters notably floods and drought. Full text...

  • Concern over situation in Mano River Basin
    27 february 2001 23:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The 73rd session of the OAU Council of Ministers ended late Monday expressing ""grave concern over the deterioration of the security situation in the Mano river basin"". Full text...

  • The Dream Of An African Parliament
    27 february 2001 23:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- A major plank of the envisaged African Union is the African Parliament expected ultimately to function along the lines of regional legislatures like the European Union legislature. Full text...

  • Edem Kodjo Calls For Gradual Formation Of African Union
    27 february 2001 23:04:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Former OAU secretary-general, Edem Kodjo, has suggested that the concept of African Union be implemented on a gradual basis. Full text...

  • Council approves transfer Fouta Djallon project to ECOWAS
    27 february 2001 23:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The 73rd ordinary session of the OAU Council of Ministers has approved the transfer of the integrated Fouta Djallo massif development programme, one of the scientific and technical bureaux of the pan-African organisation, to ECOWAS. Full text...

  • Africa Nominates Burkinabe As Candidate To Head UNIDO
    27 february 2001 23:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The 73rd session of the OAU council of ministers has nominated Ablasse Ouedraogo as ""Africa's candidate"" to the position of Director General of the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO). Full text...

  • OAU council commends Joseph Kabila's commitment
    27 february 2001 23:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The 73rd session of the OAU Council of ministers, which ended in Tripoli on Monday night, welcomed the readiness of the new authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo to engage in national dialogue under the mediation of the former President of Botswana, Ketumile Masire. Full text...

  • OAU Ministers Put Accent On Reconciliation In Somalia
    27 february 2001 23:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The OAU Council of Ministers which has been meeting in Sirte, Libya, has called on all Somali faction leaders, who are not parties to the Arta peace process, to get involved in reconciliation efforts in order to bring lasting peace to their country. Full text...

  • Former OAU Scribe Hails Bid for African Union
    27 february 2001 23:04:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- In the build up to the Sirte II summit in Libya, erstwhile OAU Secretary General William Eteki Mboumoua has described the momentum for an African Union as irreversible. Full text...

  • 44 OAU Members Sign African Union Act
    26 february 2001 23:04:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Forty-four of the 53 OAU member- States had signed the African Union Constitutive Act by late Monday, Secretary General Salim Ahmed Salim said. Full text...

  • Experts Examine Light Weapons Proliferation In Africa
    28 november 2000 09:29:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- OAU experts on the proliferation of light and small weapons are meeting in Bamako to conclude a document prohibiting the circulation and illegal trafficking of such weapons in Africa. Full text...

  • OAU Conflict Prevention Body Commends Ivorians
    24 november 2000 08:34:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The OAU conflict management body has commended the people and political leaders in Cote d'Ivoire for their responsible handling of the explosive post- election situation in the country, in which scores of people were killed. Full text...

  • OAU Unhappy Over Political Tension In Bissau
    23 november 2000 08:34:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- OAU Secretary General Salim Ahmed Salim is urging Gen. Full text...

  • Chissano Signs Constitutive African Union Act
    23 november 2000 08:34:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano Thursday 23 november signed the constitutive act of the African Union during a solemn ceremony at the OAU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Full text...

  • Tunisian Envoy Presents Credentials To OAU
    20 november 2000 08:34:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Tunisia's permanent representative to the OAU, Ambassador Zoubier Allagui, has presented his letter of credence to Secretary general, Salim Ahmed Salim, in Addis Ababa. Full text...

  • Salim Holds Talks With Turkish Delegation
    16 november 2000 08:34:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- OAU Secretary General Salim Ahmed Salim Wednesday held talks with an official Turkish delegation in Addis Ababa, the organisation said Thursday in a press release. Full text...

  • Joint UN-OAU Commission On Togo Arrives In Lome
    14 november 2000 08:34:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- The joint UN-OAU international commission set up 7 June 1999 to look into allegations of extra-judicial killings of hundreds of people in Togo in 1998 arrived in Lome Monday, official sources said. Full text...

  • Civil Groups Ready To Help OAU Prepare For African Union
    14 november 2000 08:34:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- African civil society groups say they have been encouraged by recent moves towards the formation of an African Union as spelt out by the September 1999 Sirte Declaration and the July signing of the Constitutive Act of the union by African leaders in Lome, Togo. Full text...

  • OAU's Salim Promotes Planned Forum In South Africa
    05 november 2000 08:34:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Organisation of African Unity Secretary General Salim Ahmed Salim on Sunday said the envisaged Pan African Parliament (PAP) would provide a crucial forum for the continent to address its problems. Full text...

  • Moi Blasts OAU For Being Ineffective
    31 october 2000 08:34:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi created a diplomatic stir in Lusaka Tuesday when he deviated from his prepared speech and threw a tirade at the Organisation of African Unity, saying it needs to re-evaluate its usefulness otherwise it will become irrelevant. Full text...

  • South Africa, Nigeria Want Fresh Poll In Cote d'Ivoire
    30 october 2000 08:34:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- President Thabo Mbeki and his Nigerian counterpart, Olusegun Obasanjo, who met over the weekend to discuss the violence in Cote d'Ivoire, agreed that fresh presidential election should be held at a date agreed upon by all parties in the country. Full text...

  • OAU, Sweden Agree Closer Co-operation
    30 october 2000 08:34:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The Organisation of African Unity and the Swedish government have agreed to co-operate in various fields and foster the work of the continental political organisation. Full text...

  • Bongo Wants Freedom Of Movement On Congo River
    29 october 2000 08:34:00
    Kinshasa- Congo (PANA) -- Gabonese President Omar Bongo has called for better security and freedom of movement on the River Congo in the wake of the continuing conflict that hampers free movement in the Central African region. Full text...

  • South-South Development Conference Opens In Mauritius Monday
    29 october 2000 08:34:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- A South-South development conference tagged 'SEATINI' opens Monday at the Gold Crest Hotel, Quatre-Bornes, 10km south of the Mauritian capital. Full text...

  • Libya Ratifies Constitutive Act of African Union
    29 october 2000 08:34:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Libya Sunday deposited its instrument of ratification of the Constitutive Act of the African Union with the Organisation of African Unity, according to a release issued by the OAU from Tripoli. Full text...

  • Nelson Mandela To Visit Burundi and Tanzania
    28 october 2000 08:34:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- The facilitator in the Burundi conflict, former South African President Nelson Mandela, is to visit Burundi in November to give authorities more explanations about the 28 August peace agreement signed in Arusha, northern Tanzania. Full text...

  • UN official Calls for Comprehensive Solutions To African Conflicts
    28 october 2000 08:34:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- The UN Secretary General's Special Adviser on Africa, Ibrahim Gambari, has stressed the need for the Security Council to address the complex African conficts in a more comprehensive manner. Full text...

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