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  • Houphouet-Boigny's daughter arrested
    14 august 2001 07:59:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- A daughter of Cote d'Ivoire's founder president the late Felix Houphouet-Boigny was arrested Sunday night at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International airport in Mauritius, the daily Le Mauricien reported Monday. Full text...

  • Youth embark on HIV/AIDS campaign
    13 august 2001 11:54:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- A youth group, Mauritius Youth for Life, would this week launch a campaign to sensitise students on HIV/AIDS. Full text...

  • Holding of Indian Ocean games still deadlocked
    12 august 2001 15:12:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The opening of the games of the Indian Ocean Youth and Sports Commission (CJSOI) were still deadlocked Sunday morning in Madagascar. Full text...

  • National radio and TV dismisses 21 employees, demotes 40
    12 august 2001 10:55:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation has sacked 21 of its 550 employees, including two journalists, and demoted some 40 others. Full text...

  • Rights group demands Minister's resignation
    11 august 2001 12:17:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- Guinea Bissau's Human Rights League, organised a street protest Friday demanding the resignation of the country's Interior Minister Arthur Sanha, whom the League accuses of suspected involvement in the death of a young lady, reported to be his mistress. Full text...

  • Senior official arrested over Minister's complaint
    11 august 2001 10:27:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Director of Mauritian Board of Investment, Vijay Ramgoolam, was arrested Friday evening by the police Central Criminal Investigation Department following a complaint by Labour and Industrial Relations Minister Showkatally Soodhun. Full text...

  • Salim expresses concern over developments in Anjouan
    10 august 2001 11:16:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- OAU Secretary General Salim Ahmed has expressed great concern over developments in the Comorian island of Anjouan, where a separatist leader, Col. Full text...

  • Cleric goes fund-raising for Mauritius athletes
    09 august 2001 23:29:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius priest Gerard Lajoie Thursday opened a bank account for collecting contributions to reward two of the country's athletes presently taking part in the World championships at Edmonton, Canada. Full text...

  • Police arrest four over multi-million kwacha fraud
    08 august 2001 17:24:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Police Wednesday announced the arrest of four suspects in connection with fraudulent transactions that caused Commercial Bank of Malawi (CBM) to lose millions of Kwacha. Full text...

  • Video-clubs close shops in anti-piracy move
    08 august 2001 17:03:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Some 300 owners of video- clubs in Mauritius have closed shop Wednesday following the setting up of the Anti-piracy smuggling unit which started its operations Monday. Full text...

  • Mauritius spends 85 percent of EU aid on environment
    08 august 2001 14:42:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Mauritian government and the European Union have agreed to spend 765 million rupees or 85 percent of the 900 million rupees (about 30. Full text...

  • Mauritius gives new impetus to cinema
    08 august 2001 08:59:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian Arts and Culture Minister Motee Ramdass said late Tuesday that local cinema was bursting with activities and more would come in future weeks. Full text...

  • Council set to fight rat infestation
    08 august 2001 08:04:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Curepipe municipality, 20 km south of the Mauritian capital of Port Louis, is adopting a new strategy to fight the proliferation of rats in its area. Full text...

  • Senegalese, Bissau military officers meet at border
    07 august 2001 19:00:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Military officers from Senegal and Guinea-Bissau met early last week at the Moussa Molo Balde camp in Kolda (670 km south of Dakar), the Senegalese News Agency (APS) reported Monday. Full text...

  • Breastfeeding declines in Mauritius
    07 august 2001 16:52:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius Action for the Promotion of Breastfeeding, or MAPBIN, Tuesday warned that the number of breastfeeding mothers was on the decline in the island-nation. Full text...

  • OAU vows to promote welfare of African youths
    07 august 2001 14:18:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Outgoing Secretary General of the Organisation of African Unity Salim Ahmed Salim has reassured African youths that the OAU would help remove the setbacks that make them lag behind youths in other parts of the world. Full text...

  • Fugitive Rwandan banker linked with 7 million-dollar fraud
    06 august 2001 20:19:00
    Kigali- Rwanda (PANA) -- Rwandan government Monday threatened to sue a top banker it accused of stealing more than seven million US dollars of State and public money in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide in the country. Full text...

  • Call for international compensation fund for slavery
    06 august 2001 17:40:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian foreign minister Anil Gayan on Monday backed calls for the setting up of an international fund to compensate descendants of ancient slaves. Full text...

  • Australia's Aborigines Appeal to Mugabe for Land Support
    06 august 2001 15:48:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Australia's Aborigines Monday appealed to Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe for support at the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in their bid to wrestle land from whites in that country. Full text...

  • Mauritius promulgates laws to protect marine life
    06 august 2001 11:23:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Mauritian government has approved new regulations to protect marine life around the island, officials at the Albion fisheries Research Centre confirmed Monday in Port Louis. Full text...

  • Mauritius hotel group invests big in Seychelles
    05 august 2001 15:04:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius hotel group Beachcomber is to invest one billion rupees (35 million US dollars) in the construction of a new hotel on the island of St Anne in Seychelles. Full text...

  • Mauritius targets American tourists
    05 august 2001 14:49:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Some 12 American journalists are expected in Mauritius this month as part of a strategy launched by the authorities in Port Louis to market the island's tourist attractions, sources said. Full text...

  • Council to fight drugs, alcoholism, prostitution
    05 august 2001 12:44:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Local Council in northern Mauritius Sunday said it would soon go tough on drugs, alcoholism and prostitution. Full text...

  • Private medics want incentives
    05 august 2001 12:31:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Mauritius association of private medical practitioners Sunday decried what it said was the lack of incentives within the public sector to attract its members. Full text...

  • Mauritius forms anti-piracy smuggling unit
    04 august 2001 16:18:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian Arts and culture minister Motee Ramdass launched Saturday the anti-piracy smuggling unit in a bid to curb the proliferation of fake products, mainly musical, in the island-nation. Full text...

  • Mauritius to introduce light rail system
    04 august 2001 15:19:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius plans to introduce a light rail system at a cost of 6 billion rupees between Port-Louis and Curepipe, a major town 25 km south of the capital. Full text...

  • Financial scandal generates political crisis
    03 august 2001 23:21:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- An unresolved financial scandal has lingered on for sometime in Bissau threatening to generate a political crisis in Guinea Bissau. Full text...

  • Mauritius cooperative bank in the pipeline
    03 august 2001 13:42:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius Deputy Prime Minister Paul Berenger, Friday disclosed that a new cooperative bank would soon be established to replace the defunct Mauritius Cooperative Central Bank Ltd, which closed shop in 1996. Full text...

  • Community leaders warn against drug abuse
    03 august 2001 13:35:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Community leaders Friday warned Mauritians against the abuse of dangerous drugs and "energy drinks" in parts of the country. Full text...

  • Guinea Bissau's International Bank clutches at straws
    02 august 2001 22:09:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- In a desperate bid to salvage itself from bankruptcy, the International Bank of Guinea Bissau (BIGB) has started seizing properties of its defaulting debtors. Full text...

  • Zambian timber merchants fear domination
    02 august 2001 15:20:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian timber merchants have expressed fears about fellow countries of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) like Egypt and South Africa dominating the sector, under African Union. Full text...

  • Premier says trade imbalance affects local industries
    31 july 2001 23:39:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian Prime minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth Tuesday warned that the massive surge of imports from Egypt due partly to the complete removal of customs tariffs in Mauritius for products originating from COMESA countries adversely affected Mauritian industries. Full text...

  • Rwanda, Mauritius sign co-operation accords
    30 july 2001 17:26:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Visiting Rwandan Prime Minister Bernard Makuza signed three co-operation agreements with Mauritian officials Monday, designed to strengthen relations between the two countries. Full text...

  • Movement sees dictatorship as hindrance to African Union
    30 july 2001 17:17:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The secretary-general of the Kampala-based Pan-African Movement, Tajudeen Abdulrahim, says African leaders with dictatorial tendencies pose the greatest threat to the African Union that was endorsed at the Lusaka Summit of the OAU two weeks ago. Full text...

  • Mauritian boxers suspended for shoplifting.
    30 july 2001 16:35:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian boxers Bruno Julie and Giovanni Frontin have been suspended until March 2002, from international competitions, following their expulsion for shoplifting last week from the Francophonie Games in Ottawa-Hull, Canada. Full text...

  • Canadians eye Guinea-Bissau's phosphates
    30 july 2001 14:23:00
    Bissau- Guinea-Bissau (PANA) -- A Canadian delegation from the Champion company licenced to exploit phosphates in the Guinea-Bissau's north-eastern locality of Farim, has met with President Koumba Yala and Prime Minister Faustino Imbali in Bissau. Full text...

  • Springboks beat visiting Wallaby in tri-nations match
    28 july 2001 19:04:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's Springboks beat the Australian rugby World champions 20-15 in a tri-nations match played Saturday at Minolta Loftus stadium in Pretoria. Full text...

  • Opposition demands government's resignation
    28 july 2001 18:11:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- Against the backdrop of a financial scandal rocking the country, Guinea Bissau's opposition Forum, which groups five political parties, has asked the government of Prime Minister Faustino Imbali to resign. Full text...

  • Premier opens first Indian Ocean Games
    28 july 2001 16:14:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth Saturday opened the maiden Indian Ocean Cities and Municipal Games at the Gaetan Duval Stadium, Rose-Hill, 10-km south of Port Louis. Full text...

  • Trade unionists enter 12th day of hunger strike
    28 july 2001 14:29:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Leaders of Mauritius' Federation of Progressive Unions (FPU) Saturday appealed to Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth and Deputy Premier Paul Berenger to intervene on behalf of two bank trade unionist hunger strikers. Full text...

  • Senegal, Mauritius to develop diplomatic and economic ties
    28 july 2001 12:49:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Ties between Senegal and Mauritius need to continue to develop further, said Mustapha Ndiaye, the Mauritius consul in Senegal. Full text...

  • State Bank to open second branch in Madagascar
    28 july 2001 10:27:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The State Bank of Mauritius will soon open a second branch in Madagascar, the local daily L'Express reported Saturday. Full text...

  • Rights group wants to know who killed minister's mistress
    27 july 2001 09:55:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- Guinea Bissau's Human Rights League has demanded full investigation into the death of Florinda Tavares, the 25-year old woman who died suddenly on July 16 in Bissau. Full text...

  • Bissau electricity workers call off strike
    26 july 2001 23:44:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- Workers at Guinea Bissau's Electricity Company (EAGB) haved cancelled a strike earlier planned for 5 August, after reaching agreement with the government. Full text...

  • Govt. to recover 20 million dollars from ex-ministers, others
    26 july 2001 19:25:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria's federal government is to recover more than 20 million US dollars from two former Ministers of Commerce and others, indicted by a Judicial Commission of inquiry into the country's Cocoa Export Levy and Cocoa Buffer Stock Funds. Full text...

  • Australian in Sub-Saharan Africa Mining Conference begins
    26 july 2001 16:50:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's minerals and energy minister Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Thursday opened the Australia in sub-Saharan African Mining Conference in Pretoria, whose goal is to attract investors to the continent. Full text...

  • Mauritius opens training centre for prisoners
    26 july 2001 14:49:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian social security, national solidarity and reform institutions minister Samioullah Lauthan launched Thursday a training centre for prisoners at Petit Verger, 10 km west of Port Louis. Full text...

  • Mauritania makes education compulsory for girls
    26 july 2001 09:52:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The Mauritanian government, in collaboration with the United Nations, has decided to make primary education compulsory in the country in a bid to improve education for girls. Full text...

  • OAU delegation visits Anjouan
    25 july 2001 23:54:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- An OAU delegation led by Francisco Madeira visited Anjouan region Wednesday for consultation to facilitate the ongoing national reconciliation process in the Comoros. Full text...

  • Anti-laundering body set up in Dakar
    25 july 2001 22:05:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegal has been designated to host the International Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa, or GIABA, which was officially launched Wednesday in Dakar. Full text...

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