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  • Tanzania mourns blast victims
    17 february 2011 15:36:40
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Julius Nyerere International Airport here re-opened to traffic Thursday as the Tanzanian nation started mourning over 20 persons so far confirmed killed following accidental explosions at a military arms depot in the vicinity of the airport. Full text...

  • Sudanese army says "clashed” with Darfur rebels killing dozens
    25 january 2011 22:59:45
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) – Sudanese army and Darfur rebels engaged in heavy fighting as of Monday, resulting the death of dozens. Full text...

  • Libya is a force to reckon with in Africa
    10 october 2010 12:29:00
    By Mildred Mulenga- PANA Correspondent Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) -- Libya's widening investment role in Africa has spread to Zambia, where the north African nation is taking a grip on the Zambian telecommunications sector with the recent acquisition of a 75 percent stake in the Zambia Telecommunication Company (Zamtel) at a cost of over US$380 million. Full text...

  • Libya Foreign Bank in pillar position in the
    10 october 2010 12:28:00
    CBZ Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- When Pakistan's Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) collapsed in the 1990s, its subsidiary in Zimbabwe zoomed to the cliff, widely expected to similarly plunge. Full text...

  • Arab-African Youth Summit begins in Tripoli
    05 october 2010 18:59:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The first Arab-African Youth Summit, organized ahead of a second one scheduled for 10 October in the Libyan city of Sirte, began in Trip o li Tuesday, with an unanimous call by the participants for the need to build an A rab-African space. Full text...

  • Arab-African trade forum starts in Tripoli
    26 september 2010 08:49:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- A high level forum on ways to enhance Arab-African coope ration in the fields of investment and trade began work Saturday in Tripoli on t h e sidelines and ahead of the Afro-Arab summit scheduled in Libya 10 October, wit h the theme: "Towards an Arab-African partnership". Full text...

  • Three dead, seven injured in Ghana communal clashes
    02 november 2009 20:18:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) â" Three people are confirmed -dead and seven others are inj ured following communal clashes in Ghana's north-eastern town of Bawku, Upper Ea s t Regional Minister, Mark Woyongo, announced on Monday. Full text...

  • At least two killed in communal clashes in Accra
    25 august 2009 21:22:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) - â" At least two men were killed on Tuesday in bloody clashe s between two feuding groups at a sprawling slum in Accra inhabited mainly by pe o ple from northern Ghana, police said. Full text...

  • Rwanda, Uganda negotiate refuge for gorillas
    21 july 2009 22:47:00
    Kigali- Rwanda (PANA) -- The huge fire that has been devastating the Volcano Nati onal Park in northern Rwanda for the past two days has forced a troop of gorilla s living in the mountains to seek refuge in Uganda while the two countries examin e ways to find a home for the animals faced with extinction, a local newspaper re p orted on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Muslim teenager killed in sectarian clash in Egypt
    01 july 2009 15:49:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- A Muslim teenager was killed in the latest spate of sectar ian violence in Egypt, again highlighting the tense situation facing Muslims and Christians in Egyptian villages. Full text...

  • CS Sfaxien 1 - Widad 1 in Arab League soccer tie
    13 april 2009 19:31:00
    Sfax- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisian team, CS Sfaxien, was held in check by the visit ing Moroccan team, Widad Athlétique de Casablanca (WAC), 1-1 in the first leg of the semi-finals of the Arab League championships played Sunday in Sfax, the capi t al of Southern Tunisia. Full text...

  • New Atlas for Kenya's green development launched
    14 february 2009 15:58:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- A new publication by the United Nations Environmental Pr ogramme (UNEP) that maps a blueprint for Kenya's Green Development was launched h ere Saturday. Full text...

  • Mountain gorillas increase in DR Congo
    01 february 2009 15:21:00
    Kinshasa- RD Congo (PANA) -- The number of mountain gorillas living in the wars z ones in the east of the DR Congo increased from 72 to 81 during the last 15 mont h s, announced a statement of the World Funds for Nature (WWF, English initials) i s sued here on Sunday. Full text...

  • Bedouins, police clash in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula despite agreement
    17 november 2008 14:16:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- Despite an agreement between Bedouin tribal leaders and th e Egyptian government allegedly being reached over the weekend, violence erupted Monday that left three tribesmen dead and dozens wounded in the latest clashes b e tween police and Bedouins in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula near the Gaza Strip. Full text...

  • Former Renamo guerrillas cleared of threats in Mozambique
    24 october 2008 19:32:00
    Inhaminga- Mozambique (PANA) -- The district permanent secretary of Cheringoma, i n the central Mozambican province of Sofala, Silvestre Muriane, has said the gue r rillas of the former rebel movement, Renamo, no longer posed a threat to the sec u rity of the local residents or development of the district. Full text...

  • Botswana govt backs down on 'alcohol levy'
    18 october 2008 12:40:00
    Gaborone- Botswana (PANA) -- The government of Botswana has backed down on its decision to impose a 30 per cent levy on alcoholic beverages to curb excessive drinking in the African nation, the local press reported. Full text...

  • Bomb blast kills four in Addis Ababa
    04 september 2008 09:13:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- A manhunt by the police is underway in Ethiopia f or suspects linked to a bomb blast that Wednesday killed four persons and injure d 24 others in a bar in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Full text...

  • Egyptian Monks, Bedouins agree to settle after Abu Fana attack
    15 august 2008 18:57:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) – Monks (Christians) and Bedou-ins (Muslims) in central Egypt agreed to a settlement this week over clashes that erupted between the two in M a y. Full text...

  • UNEP publishes Africa's environmental Atlas
    16 june 2008 14:37:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Africa's rapidly changing environmental landscape, from the disappearance of glaciers in Uganda's Rwenzori Mountains to the loss of Cape Town's unique "fynbos" vegetation, is now in documentary form, thanks to a newly published Atlas, courtesy of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). Full text...

  • Two Senegalese soldiers, seven rebels killed in Casamance
    20 may 2008 23:21:00
    Ziguinchor- Senegal (PANA) -- Two soldiers of the Senegalese army and seven presu med members of the Casamance Democratic Forces Movement (MFDC) were killed on Tu e sday evening in clashes that took place in the Djibidione area in Southern Seneg a l, military sources in Ziguinchor told PANA. Full text...

  • Uganda, Rwanda, DRC sign 10-year gorilla protection pact, increase tracking levy
    20 february 2008 15:03:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) h ave agreed to undertake a 10-year joint protection programme of rare mountain go r illas that roam the three countries' jungle borders. Full text...

  • New clashes reported in North-Kivu
    16 february 2008 09:09:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Armed groups have been clashing since last Wednesday in North-Kivu in violation of the ceasefire agreed late in January at the end o f the Goma conference, military sources disclosed here Thursday. Full text...

  • New clashes reported in North-Kivu
    16 february 2008 09:02:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Armed groups have been clashing since last Wednesday in North-Kivu in violation of the ceasefire agreed late in January at the end of the Goma conference, military sources disclosed in Kinshasa on Thursday. Full text...

  • 1 killed, 3 arrested as Nigerian Navy, militants clash
    21 january 2008 14:57:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian Navy (NN) soldiers killed one suspected militant and arrested three others, following an encounter on the high seas, some 22 nautical miles off the coast of Rivers state in the oil producing Niger Delta region, a naval official said Monday. Full text...

  • Sudan vice president Kiir Mayardit orders end to fighting
    30 december 2007 10:47:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) – Sudan's first vice presid-ent Salva Kiir Mayardit has ordered a halt to military activities at the border between South Kordofan and Northern Bahr Al-Ghazal. Full text...

  • Two die in clashes with police in Mozambique
    17 december 2007 22:33:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Clashes between the Mozambican police and an angry crowd in the central town of Gondola on Saturday left two people dead and 15 injured, three of them seriously, according to a report in Monday's issue of the independent newssheet "Mediafax". Full text...

  • Endangered Gorillas return to Cameroon
    30 november 2007 14:33:00
    Douala- Cameroon (PANA) -- Four Cameroonian gorillas, nicknamed 'Taiping Four', that were fraudulently taken to Malaysia in 2002 and later transferred to South Africa, were due to return to Cameroon Friday (today). Full text...

  • Five injured as Burundi Students, Police clash
    31 october 2007 17:47:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- At least five students of the Bubanza Secondary Technical School, northwest of the country, sustained injuries Wednesday in clashes with the police, during a 40-km protest march which they intended will take them to the Ministry of National Education here. Full text...

  • 4 Cameroon gorillas illegally taken to Malaysia for return home
    15 september 2007 11:45:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Four gorillas originating from the western plains of Cameroon and illegally introduced in the Taiping zoo, in Malaysia, on the basis of forged documents, will be returned to Cameroon in November, announces a statement from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Full text...

  • Fifth gorilla discovered dead in eastern DR Congo
    20 august 2007 20:49:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Environmental protectors have reported the discovery in eastern DR Congo of the remains of a fifth gorilla, just few weeks after four corpses of these giant primates whose species is fast becoming extinct, were confirmed. Full text...

  • UNESCO mission for DR Congo to help save gorillas
    10 august 2007 21:21:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- A mission from UNESCO and the World Conservation Union (IUCN) leaves for DR Congo (DRC) Saturday to investigate the apparently senseless slaughter of mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1979 and on the List of World Heritage in Danger in 1994. Full text...

  • Johnson-Sirleaf threatens tough action over deadly clashes
    10 july 2007 17:42:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) – Liberian President Ellen Johnson--Sirleaf has vowed to prosecute anyone found "to have used excessive force in violation of the law" during Monday's bloody clashes between the Liberian police and Monrovia's seaport security force. Full text...

  • 35 persons wounded in a clash
    09 july 2007 16:29:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- Bloody clash opposed Monday the national police and the security forces at Monrovia's main seaport, leaving at least 35 security officers and civilians wounded, some seriously. Full text...

  • Uganda security forces, protesters in another clash
    17 april 2007 15:31:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- A combine military and police force clashed with a mammoth crowd here Tuesday protesting the arrest of two opposition leaders and 27 others accused of inciting anti-Indian violence last week. Full text...

  • Lassa fever outbreak hits Liberia
    06 april 2007 15:58:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) — An outbreak of Lassa fe-ver has been reported in parts of central and north-eastern Liberia, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare said here Friday. Full text...

  • Five die in Tanzania farmers-pastoralists clashes
    06 october 2006 08:56:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- At least five farmers have died and 11 others serious injured in clashes this week between farmers and Sukuma herders over grazing land and cattle theft disputes in southern Tanzania, the police said Friday. Full text...

  • 16 die in Nigeria communal clash
    12 july 2006 08:43:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- At least 16 persons were killed, 10 others wounded and five houses razed after three days of communal violence in the Mgbowo community in Nigeria's southeastern state of Enugu, local press reports said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Mbeki condoles India over Mumbai blasts
    11 july 2006 20:10:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South African President Thabo Mbeki Tuesday expressed outrage at the bomb explosions that killed more than 100 people in Mumbai, India. Full text...

  • Burkinabe govt calls for calm at Mali border
    04 july 2006 16:55:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) - – Authorities in Ouagadougou Tuesday appealed for calm among people living along the Burkinabe/Malian border after violent clashes involving farmers from both countries Friday night left nine killed and two missing. Full text...

  • 3 left seriously wounded in Guinea-Bissau clashes
    12 june 2006 21:02:00
    Bissau- Guinea-Bissau (PANA) -- Clashes that took place Sunday between inhabitants of Guinea-Bissau's southern village of Gampara left three persons seriously wounded, the local press reported here Monday. Full text...

  • MSF speaks on violent clashes in southern Sudan
    25 may 2006 10:51:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Thursday said an upsurge of violence has led to displacement, injury and death of civilians in the Upper Nile and Jonglei provinces of southern Sudan. Full text...

  • Kenyan official wary of recent WTO classification
    26 march 2006 10:52:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan authorities say they are unhappy with a recent decision made during a World Trade Organisation conference in Hong Kong excluding the country from a list of the world's least developed countries. Full text...

  • Nigerian army denies militants killed 13 soldiers
    09 march 2006 18:02:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Nigerian Army Thursday officially confirmed the clash between soldiers and militants in the oil- producing Niger Delta region Wednesday, but denied the militants claim that they killed 13 soldiers. Full text...

  • Nigerian militants clash with soldiers
    09 march 2006 14:49:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian soldiers deployed to protect oil facilities in the Niger Delta region clashed with militants in the region in a firefight that lasted 45 minutes Wednesday, both sides confirmed Thursday. Full text...

  • UNEP launches African lakes atlas
    31 october 2005 15:17:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) Monday launched an Atlas of African Lakes here at the opening session of the 11th World Lakes Conference. Full text...

  • Nigeria police chief to 'promptly' restore burnt barracks
    05 october 2005 15:26:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria's Inspector-General of Police, Sunday Ehindero, Wednesday visited the scene of Tuesday's violent clash in Lagos between police and soldiers, promising to rehabilitate the massively- destroyed police barracks "as soon as possible". Full text...

  • 2 South Africans seriously wounded in London blasts
    08 july 2005 10:24:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Two South Africans in London were seriously injured in the "terrorist attacks" in London, South Africa's Foreign Ministry confirmed Friday. Full text...

  • Rwandan president to attend baptism for gorillas
    21 june 2005 09:10:00
    Kigali- Rwanda (PANA) -- President Paul Kagame will on Sunday witness the baptism of 80 gorillas living in the Volcano national park in northern Rwanda. Full text...

  • Sierra Leone VP denies blasphemy charges
    27 may 2005 09:47:00
    Freetown- Sierra Leone (PANA) -- Vice President Solomon Berewa has denied making comments that are tantamount to blasphemy while addressing a recent political rally in Sierra Leone's second city of Bo. Full text...

  • Ghana looks at law to tackle plastic waste menace
    21 may 2005 18:21:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- The Ghanaian government, faced with a growing menace of plastic waste that threatens to choke the environment, is working at a law that would regulate the deposit of litter, including plastic waste. Full text...

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