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  • Mauritania: Tuesday's forex rates for Mauritanian Ouguiya
    12 september 2017 09:52:26
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Tuesday’s foreign exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania.Full text...

  • Mauritius: Tuesday's forex rates for Mauritian Rupee
    12 september 2017 07:55:44
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Tuesday’s foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian rupee, as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Workshop on Climate Change opens in Mauritius
    12 september 2017 06:41:55
    Balaclava, Mauritius (PANA) - A three-day workshop aimed at improving Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory in the energy, transport, industrial process and product use and waste sectors opened on Monday night in Mauritius. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Minister urges society to contribute to suicide prevention in Mauritius
    11 september 2017 17:49:51
    Quatre-Bornes, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare minister, Mrs. Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo on Monday called upon the public to be more vigilant and attentive to those who are vulnerable and at risk of suicide.Full text...

  • Mauritius: Monday's forex rates for Mauritian rupee
    11 september 2017 09:04:29
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Monday’s foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian rupee, as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Friday's forex rates for Mauritian rupee
    08 september 2017 09:29:07
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Friday’s foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian rupee, as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Mauritian company to improve submarine cables for Africa, Asia
    06 september 2017 20:58:59
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - IOX Câble, a company incorporated under Mauritius law, on Wednesday announced the expansion of its network to include La Réunion in its project of a new state-of-the-art submarine cables.Full text...

  • Mauritania: Wednesday's forex rates for Mauritanian Ouguiya
    06 september 2017 10:55:45
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Wednesday’s foreign exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Wednesday's forex rates for Mauritian rupee
    06 september 2017 10:52:32
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Wednesday’s foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian rupee, as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Former Mauritanian Speaker passed away
    04 september 2017 17:16:28
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – Former Mauritanian Speaker, Rachid Ould Saleh, passed away Sunday in Nouakchott after a long illness, PANA learned on Monday.Full text...

  • Austria: UN atomic chief says DPR Korea's new nuclear test 'extremely regrettable act'
    03 september 2017 14:47:45
    Vienna, Austria (PANA) – Following Sunday's reported nuclear bomb test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the head of the United Nations atomic agency has spoken against “an extremely regrettable act” that completely disregarded the international community's repeated demands. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Mauritius, Ghana explore possibility of joint venture in aviation sector
    31 august 2017 08:08:54
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Ghanaian Aviation Minister Cecilia Abena Dapaah called on Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth in Port-Louis, with whom she discussed the possibility of a joint venture between Air Mauritius and Ghana. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: AU concerned by low turnout of women, youth on election days in Africa
    30 august 2017 18:36:42
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Low participation of citizens in elections held in Africa and abuse of the social media by some sections of the civil society and political parties are matters of concern to the African Union (AU), according to a communiqué issued Wednesday by the Peace and Security Council (PSC). Full text...

  • Ethiopia: AU urges Kenyans to uphold Supreme Court decision on post-election dispute
    30 august 2017 17:48:47
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) has called on the Kenyan people to unequivocally uphold decisions of the country’s Supreme Court on any post-election dispute arising from the elections conducted on 8 August 2017. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Wednesday's exchange rates for Ouguiya
    30 august 2017 15:40:00
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Wednesday’s exchange rates for the Ouguiya, as issued by the Central bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Mauritius to sign Agreement establishing Tripartite Free Trade Area
    29 august 2017 06:43:26
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritius will sign the Agreement establishing a Tripartite Free Trade Area among the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, the East African Community (COMESA) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC), PANA learnt on Tuesday from official sources in Port-Louis.    Full text...

  • South Africa: Farmers convicted of brutal racial assault
    25 august 2017 14:45:35
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Two white farmers who sparked a national outcry when they assaulted a black labourer and threatened to bury him alive last year were convicted on Friday. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Drill stem test confirms Mauritania’s Tortue field gas well suited for liquefaction
    24 august 2017 18:17:28
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The Tortue field offshore Mauritania in the Atlantic Ocean has been confirmed as a world-class resource following successful completion of a drill stem test (DST) of the Tortue-1 exploration well. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Thursday's forex rates for Ouguiya
    24 august 2017 11:19:09
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Thursday’s foreign exchange rates for the Ouguiya, as issued by the Central bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Thursday's exchange rates for Rupee
    24 august 2017 10:38:28
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Thursday’s exchange rates for the Rupee, as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Uganda: AfDB debars Chinese construction and engineering company for fraud
    23 august 2017 13:17:14
    Kampala, Uganda (PANA) - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Tuesday, 22 August, 2017, debarred Chongqing International Construction Corporation (CICO), a Chinese construction and engineering company, for a minimum period of 12 months for fraud. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Mauritius, Tanzania to sign 3 cooperation agreements
    21 august 2017 15:21:12
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritius and Tanzania are to sign three agreements in a bid to strengthen the existing relations between the two countries, PANA learnt on Monday from official sources in the Mauritian capital.Full text...

  • Mauritius: Mauritius, Burkina Faso to enhance existing bilateral relations
    21 august 2017 15:17:42
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritius and Burkina Faso will embark towards steering the existing bilateral and multilateral relations in view of boosting and giving a fresh impetus to the economic cooperation between the two countries, PANA learnt Monday from official sources in the Mauritian capital. Full text...

  • Kigali: Senegalese President Macky Sall attends Kagame's inauguration in Kigali
    17 august 2017 19:56:59
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Senegalese President Macky Sall was among African Heads of State who arrived in Kigali on Thursday to attend the inauguration of Rwandan President Paul Kagame following his victory at the 4 August 2017 presidential poll. Full text...

  • Kenya: AU observers endorse Kenyan polls conduct
    16 august 2017 18:47:29
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - African Union (AU) election observers said Wednesday they reserved the right to make further comments on the outcome of the Kenyan Presidential election, but affirmed the credibility of the process had not been brought into doubt despite challenges posed by the opposition. Full text...

  • Rwanda: President-elect Paul Kagame's inauguration set for Friday in Kigali
    16 august 2017 13:28:57
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The official inauguration of Rwanda's President-elect, Paul Kagame, will be held on Friday, according to an official source, which indicated on Wednesday that several African Heads of State and Government will attend the inauguration. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Lackluster productivity taints Mauritius' economic competitiveness
    15 august 2017 07:57:14
    Port Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritius has made great strides over the last decade to top the competitiveness rankings in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), but still lags emerging market peers as lackluster productivity and rapid real wage growth in recent years have reduced cost competitiveness, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission to the island has observed. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: AU Commission urges Kenyans to respect the rule of law following Kenyatta polls win
    12 august 2017 19:23:48
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, reacting to the the official announcement of the final results of the presidential election in Kenya on 11 August, 2017, by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), has called on all those wishing to challenge the results to do so through the channels provided for by the law. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Decline in iron ore prices stunts Mauritania’s economic growth
    10 august 2017 08:25:30
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Executive Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have commended the Mauritanian authorities for their strong economic policy response to the challenging external environment of low metal prices, but noted that macroeconomic and financial stability as well as the incipient recovery remain fragile. Full text...

  • US: Guterres calls for peaceful resolution of 'disagreements' over Mauritanian referendum results
    09 august 2017 06:02:50
    New York, US (PANA) – Following Mauritania's 5 August constitutional referendum, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has encouraged all stakeholders to ensure that disagreements are addressed peacefully within the confines of the law and respect for the rights to freedom of assembly and expression. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: UN, AUC chiefs name new Force Commander for UNAMID
    08 august 2017 16:24:30
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat on Tuesday announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Leonard Muriuki Ngondi of Kenya as Force Commander for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). Full text...

  • South Africa: Zuma salutes Kaunda after Lusaka visit
    06 august 2017 13:38:08
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – President Jacob Zuma is enroute back to South Africa after visiting Zambia's former President Kenneth Kaunda at his home in Lusaka. Kaunda was released from hospital last week after undergoing tests. Full text...

  • Kenya: AUEOM orientation, briefing programme ends Saturday in Nairobi
    05 august 2017 10:27:03
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Preparing to deploy its short-term election observers to the field, the African Union Election Observer Mission (AUEOM) in Kenya ran a three-day orientation and briefing programme from 3- 5 August, 2017. Full text...

  • Switzerland: UN rights office voices concern about unrest in Mauritania
    03 august 2017 16:52:17
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - The United Nations human rights office has expressed concern about the ongoing unrest in Mauritania, ahead of the constitutional referendum scheduled for Saturday, particularly the apparent suppression of dissenting voices and the reported use of excessive force by the authorities against protest leaders.Full text...

  • Ethiopia: AMCOMET-Africa Hydromet Forum takes place in Ethiopia
    03 august 2017 15:28:44
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB), collaborating with other partners, is undertaking preparatory arrangements for the African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET)-Africa Hydromet Forum, which is scheduled to take place at the headquarters of the African Union Commission, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 12 to 15 September, 2017. Full text...

  • Switzerland: UN rights office concerned about unrest ahead of Mauritanian referendum
    03 august 2017 13:40:35
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) – The United Nations human rights office on Thursday expressed concern about the ongoing unrest in Mauritania, ahead of the constitutional referendum scheduled for Saturday, particularly the apparent suppression of dissenting voices and the reported use of excessive force by the authorities against protest leaders. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Osinbajo says Lake Chad Basin nations working together to defeat Boko Haram
    31 july 2017 18:31:11
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Countries in the Lake Chad Basin have worked together very well in dealing with the Boko Haram terrorist insurgency and the consequent humanitarian crisis, Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo told a delegation from the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) on Monday.Full text...

  • 2017 COSAFA U-17: Zambia earn gold at the 2017 COSAFA U-17 Championship
    31 july 2017 13:53:22
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - A late burst from Zambia saw them collect the gold medal at the 2017 COSAFA Under-17football Championship as they beat hosts Mauritius 3-0 in the final in Port Louis on Sunday. Full text...

  • Austria: UN agency urges world to 'act now' to help, protect trafficking victims
    30 july 2017 06:10:17
    Vienna, Austria (PANA) – As links between wars, trafficking and migrant smuggling become more widely known, the United Nations is calling on the international community to act now to help and protect trafficking victims and to end this crime forever. Full text...

  • Gambia: Minister bemoans negative effect of money laundering on economies
    26 july 2017 12:18:30
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The Gambian Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Amadou Sanneh, has categorised money laundering and financing of terrorism as financial crimes with significant negative economic effects on the stability of a country's financial sector or undermine its political stability and development. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Buhari accepts new AU role on fight against corruption
    25 july 2017 15:11:58
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the current Chairman of the Assemblies of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) and President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, accepting his nomination as leader of the “2018 AU Theme on the Fight Against Corruption”. Full text...

  • Libya: Saudi-led bloc adds 6 Libyan media organizations, 2 individuals to terror list
    25 july 2017 11:58:41
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - A report in the latest edition of Libyan Observer newspaper says Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt on Tuesday updated their terror list, adding six Libyan entities and two individuals. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: NEPAD proposes regional information hub to stimulate investment in Africa
    25 july 2017 05:19:29
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) has advocated the establishment of a regional information hub to advertise bankable projects in Africa, proposing that each country should have a window linked to the centralised hub as part of an overall objective to unlock bankable investment opportunities in Africa. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: AUC deploys Election Observation Mission to 2017 legislative polls in Senegal
    23 july 2017 07:00:45
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Following an invitation from the Senegalese Government, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat, has deployed an African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to Senegal’s legislative elections, scheduled for 30 July 2017. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: AU renews mandate of its mission Somalia
    21 july 2017 20:02:35
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) on Friday decided to renew the mandate of the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) for 12 months, until 31 July 2018, after noting with “serious concern that that Al-Shabaab terrorist group continues to represent a threat to peace, security and stability in Somalia, to the region and, to the wider international community.” Full text...

  • Botswana: Australian company to open new mine in Botswana
    21 july 2017 10:57:23
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Australian company Mount Burgess Mining has announced plans to open a zinc and lead metal mine in Botswana.Full text...

  • Austria: Czech minister advocates EU military role in Libya to reduce migrants
    21 july 2017 06:07:05
    Vienna, Austria (PANA) - The Czech Republic's foreign minister, Lubomir Zaoralek, has suggested that the European Union (EU) consider a military engagement in Libya to reduce the flow of migrants arriving by boat to Europe. Full text...

  • US: 'Int'l community needs to 'change narrative' about Africa' – UN chief Guterres
    19 july 2017 19:23:27
    New York, US (PANA) - Briefing the Security Council on their strengthened collaboration, top officials from the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) on Wednesday highlighted their joint work on peace and security in the Gambia, Somalia and South Sudan, as well as other African countries, and urged adequate, timely and predictable funding. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Mauritius to channel investment into Africa through Mauritius-Africa Fund
    17 july 2017 10:55:06
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritius aims at positioning itself as a secure platform with a strong value proposition for channeling investment into Africa through the Mauritius-Africa Fund that has been revised since 2015 with a view to having bigger impact on facilitation of Mauritian private sector investment in Africa. Full text...

  • Kenya: AU selects Kenya to host regional centre for disease control
    14 july 2017 18:55:54
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya has won the bid to host the Regional Collaborating Centre for the African Centre for Disease Control (CDC), the Ministry of Health here said Friday.Full text...

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