Central African Republic -
  • South African police aid in Cardoso murder
    31 july 2001 20:48:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The South Africa police have been called upon to help solve the last November murder of Mozambique's best known journalist, Carlos Cardoso. Full text...

  • South Africa wants WCAR solution for its racism problems
    31 july 2001 20:43:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Racism and xenophobia are still evident in South Africa and the government hopes next month's UN World Conference Against Racism (WCAR) would provide ways of dealing with the human rights abuses. Full text...

  • RSF protests death threats on journalist
    23 july 2001 21:29:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- France-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF), has protested the death threats on journalist Maka Gbossokotto, working for "Le Citoyen" daily in the Central African Republic. Full text...

  • CPJ investigates Cardoso's murder
    19 july 2001 22:54:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- A delegation from the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Thursday observed that Maputo newsrooms are "haunted by an atmosphere of fear", following last November's brutal assassination of Carlos Cardoso, editor of the independent newsheet "Metical". Full text...

  • Patasse greets Kadhafi in N'djamena
    07 july 2001 17:59:00
    N'djamena- Chad (PANA) -- President Ange Felix Patasse of Central African Republic on Friday met with the leader of the Libyan Revolution, Col. Full text...

  • CAP Prime Minister reassures Bangui residents
    05 july 2001 16:22:00
    Bangui- CAR (PANA) -- Central African Republic Prime Minister Martin Ziguele has in the wake of the failed coup of 28 May, assurred residents of Bangui's Petevo district of their security. Full text...

  • UN Envoy seeks political solution to CAR crisis
    03 july 2001 08:28:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Amadou Toumani Toure, the UN Secretary General's special envoy to the Central African Republic (CAR), has appealed to the political class to seek a political solution to the country's crisis. Full text...

  • CAR government to set administration back on rails
    29 june 2001 22:11:00
    Bangui- CAR (PANA) -- As the authorities in Bangui recover from the failed coup of 28 May, Prime Minister Martin Ziguele has affirmed that of priority for the government was a revamping of the administration in the Central African Republic. Full text...

  • Mozambique gets cardiac institute
    29 june 2001 09:23:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambique has become the second southern African country, after South Africa, to acquire the capacity to carry out open heart surgery. Full text...

  • CAR president flays envoys over failed promises
    27 june 2001 23:26:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- President Ange Felix Patasse has flayed the international community for failing, as he put it, to keep promises made Central African Republic after the country's reconciliation pact brokered in 1998 by the UN. Full text...

  • Life slowly returns to normalcy in CAR
    27 june 2001 22:53:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Residents in Bangui are slowly returning to their normal activities almost one month after a failed coup disrupted life in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR). Full text...

  • CAR needs break with cycle of violence
    27 june 2001 20:20:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Just when it was thought the devil of division had been chased away following a UN-brokered pact of national reconciliation signed in 1998 by the country's political fronts, the Central African Republic is in turmoil again. Full text...

  • Patasse meets CAR politicians
    26 june 2001 21:21:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Political leaders in the Central African Republic (CAR), met with President Ange-Felix Patasse in Bangui Tuesday, and condemned the 28 May failed coup attempt in the country, a government official said. Full text...

  • Kolingba's family, CAR mutineers take refuge in Brazzaville
    26 june 2001 19:35:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The family of André Kolingba, presumed author of the 28 May failed coup in Central African Republic has along with some 30 mutineers, taken refuge in Congo, press reports in Brazzaville said Tuesday. Full text...

  • Yakomas hide as persecution continues in CAR
    24 june 2001 12:31:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Three weeks after former ruler Andre Kolingba's failed coup, the Central African Republic's members of the Yakoma ethnic group are still hiding to escape reprisals directed against them. Full text...

  • Rights activist denounces acts of violence
    22 june 2001 16:20:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- The Central African Republic authorities are about to lose the support of human rights activists which they won after crashing former ruler Andre Kolingba's aborted coup three weeks ago. Full text...

  • Impressions from Bangui
    22 june 2001 08:19:00
    Bangui- CAR (PANA) -- When flight 632 of CAMAIR arriving from Yaounde came to a stop on the tarmac of Mpoko Airport in Bangui just before 6 pm local time (5 pm GMT) this Wednesday 20 June, soldiers immediately surrounded the plane. Full text...

  • Impressions from Bangui
    22 june 2001 08:16:00
    Bangui- CAR (PANA) -- When flight 632 of CAMAIR arriving from Yaounde came to a stop on the tarmac of Mpoko Airport in Bangui just before 6 pm local time (5 pm GMT) this Wednesday 20 June, soldiers immediately surrounded the plane. Full text...

  • Over 50 Central African Republic refugees in northern Congo
    21 june 2001 19:02:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Over 50 nationals of Central African Republic have fled to Congo following the recent coup attempt against President Ange Felix Patasse, a senior government official in Brazzaville has disclosed. Full text...

  • Burglars ransack Central African Parliament
    21 june 2001 17:00:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Several offices at the National Assembly building in the Central African Republic were on the night of Wednesday sacked by unknown individuals. Full text...

  • France hails Toure's appointment as UN envoy to CAR
    10 june 2001 18:41:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- France has welcomed the naming of former Malian President Amadou Toumani Toure as UN Secretary General's Special envoy on the crisis in Central Africa Republic. Full text...

  • Brazzaville papers focus on situation in CAR
    08 june 2001 23:02:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Congolese newspapers once again focused on the situation in the Central African Republic following an abortive but bloody coup Attempt for which former President Andre Kolingba has Claimed responsibility. Full text...

  • Salim condemns coup attempt in Bangui
    06 june 2001 22:18:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- OAU Secretary General Salim Ahmed Salim on Wednesday expressed concern over atrocities committed against innocent civilians in the wake of the attempted coup in the Central African Republic and called for an "immediately" end to the violence. Full text...

  • Rebel Congolese troops embroiled in Bangui coup
    06 june 2001 10:28:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Central African Republic Ambassador to DR Congo, Sise Le Bernard, has not only conceded that troops from Jean-Pierre Bemba's Congolese Liberation Movement (MLC) were helping CAR forces fight back mutineers, but insisted there was nothing wrong in their presence there. Full text...

  • Bangui coup makes headlines in Cote d'Ivoire
    01 june 2001 21:06:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The failed coup in the Central African Republic, ASEC and the release of RDR leader Jean-Jacques Bechio made headlines in the Ivorian media this week. Full text...

  • Mali condemns coup attempt in CAR
    31 may 2001 19:55:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The Malian government, in an official statement, has strongly condemned the attempted coup against President Ange Felix Patasse of the Central African Republic. Full text...

  • France condemns violence in CAR
    30 may 2001 14:18:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- France has condemned the attempted coup in the Central African Republic where at least 20 people were reportedly killed when dissident soldiers attacked President Ange Felix Patasse's residence early Monday. Full text...

  • African cartoonists to hold convention in Douala
    29 may 2001 21:36:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Cartoonists from notably Gabon, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and host country Cameroon will 4-8 June meet in the coastal city of Douala in their second convention. Full text...

  • Annan condemns coup attempt in Central African Republic
    29 may 2001 18:02:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has condemned Monday's coup attempt against the government of the Central African Republic (CAR) and called on its nationals to respect democratic institutions and use dialogue to resolve problems. Full text...

  • Eyadema condemns attempted coup in Bangui
    28 may 2001 23:31:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Togolese President and OAU chairman, Gnassingbe Eyadema, has in a message to his embattled Central African counterpart Ange-Felix Patasse, strongly condemned the reported attempted coup in Bangui. Full text...

  • Confusion after reported coup attempt in CAR
    28 may 2001 23:30:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The situation remained unclear for much of Monday in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), after an overnight reported coup attempt against the government of President Ange-Felix Patasse. Full text...

  • Van Der Linde wins South Africa production car races
    28 may 2001 20:28:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Shaun van der Linde, driving his Van Der Linde Racing BMW 328i, won rounds 7 and 8 of the Midas Production Car Championship at the weekend in Killarney, Cape Town, securing a slender one-point lead in the overall Drivers' Championship. Full text...

  • Cardoso's murder suspects charged
    22 may 2001 18:07:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Six months after the killing of Mozambique's best known journalist, Carlos Cardoso, the public prosecutor's office, at the end of its preliminary investigation, has charged six people with the crime. Full text...

  • Health cards to be issued to all employees
    05 may 2001 13:16:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian Health minister Ashok Jugnauth announced Friday the introduction shortly of a health card for every employee in the country. Full text...

  • Caracal custodians appear in South African court
    04 may 2001 21:55:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The owners of the Kalahari Raptor Centre (KRC) Friday appeared in the Kuruman Magistrates Court to answer charges of transporting and keeping three caracals without a permit. Full text...

  • UN: UN condemns attacks on relief workers in Central African Republic
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    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on Tuesday condemned the recent attacks on humanitarian workers in the northern town of Kaga Bandoro located in the Nana Gribizi prefecture in the Central African Republic (CAR). Full text...

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