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27th Summit of the African Union in Kigali
(Rwanda) 17 to 18 July 2016
  • Launch of African Parliament to cost Pretoria 7 million rands
    13 september 2004 20:01:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- The inauguration of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) 17 September will cost the South African government about 7. Full text...

  • EAC ministers approve Burundi, Rwanda membership
    13 september 2004 14:45:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The East African Community (EAC) Ministerial Council has approved the membership of Rwanda and Burundi to the regional body. Full text...

  • Republic of Korea contributes to AU peace fund
    13 september 2004 13:58:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Alpha Oumar Konare Monday thanked the people and government of the Republic of Korea for a donation of $200,000 in support of the AU Peace Fund. Full text...

  • Soares backs Cape Verde's quest for special status in EU
    11 september 2004 11:31:00
    Praia- Cape Verde (PANA) -- Portugal's former Prresident Mario Soares has backed Cape Verde's request for a special status within the European Union, informed sources told PANA in Praia. Full text...

  • Security Council expected to vote on Sudan sanctions next week
    10 september 2004 15:00:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- In spite of Sudan's rejection of the US description of the Darfur crisis as genocide, Washington said it had received a "very positive" response at the Security Council late Thursday to a draft resolution aimed at ameliorating the security and humanitarian crises in Darfur. Full text...

  • Austria props Mozambican City Council
    09 september 2004 18:15:00
    Beira- Mozambique (PANA) -- The Austrian government's development co-operation agency has announced a grant of 300,000 Euro to the Dondo City Council in Mozambique's central province of Sofala. Full text...

  • Former Senegalese premier named AU representative
    09 september 2004 09:11:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Erstwhile Senegalese Prime Minister Mame Madior Boye has been named Special Representative of the African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson, to promote civil protection in armed conflicts. Full text...

  • Konare calls for African Marshall plan
    08 september 2004 21:00:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The President of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Alpha Oumar Konaré, stated here Wednesday that only an effort similar to what was made in Western Europe after the second World War, or even more, would pull Africa out of its current situation. Full text...

  • Compaore urges African leaders to fight unemployment
    08 september 2004 19:42:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso on Wednesday in Ouagadougou urged African leaders to show strong political commitment and adopt an action plan for the creation of employment and drastically reduce poverty on the continent. Full text...

  • AU denies Sudan talks reported deadlock
    07 september 2004 16:57:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- African Union (AU) mediators of the Sudan peace talks in Abuja, have denied media reports that negotiations had stalled over disagreement by the parties on the issue of security. Full text...

  • President Toure attends AU employment summit
    07 september 2004 13:14:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Malian President Amadou Toumani Toure is due in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso for the two-day African Union (AU) summit on employment and poverty reduction opening there Wednesday, the State House indicated here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Kerekou attends Ouagadougou employment summit
    07 september 2004 08:32:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- President Mathieu Kerekou of Benin will attend the two-day AU summit meeting on employment opening Wednesday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed here Monday. Full text...

  • Sudanese president attends AU employment summit
    07 september 2004 08:00:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- President Omer Hassan el-Bashir of Sudan leaves Khartoum Tuesday for Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to attend a two-day African Union (AU) summit on employment and poverty reduction opening in the Burkinabe capital Wednesday. Full text...

  • Bouteflika set to attend AU Ouagadougou summit
    06 september 2004 21:13:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will attend the AU extraordinary summit on employment and poverty reduction which convenes Wednesday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, official sources revealed here Monday. Full text...

  • Mbeki to attend AU summit on poverty alleviation in Ouagadougou
    06 september 2004 18:19:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South African President Thabo Mbeki travels Tuesday to Ouagadougou for the 8-9 September African Union (AU) extra-ordinary summit on Employment and Poverty Alleviation in the Burkinabe capital, an official statement said Monday in Pretoria. Full text...

  • Ouagadougou forum advocates social dialogue
    06 september 2004 16:36:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Some 400 delegates holding the first forum of social partners to prepare the African Union summit on employment and the fight against poverty have urged African governments to promote and prioritise decent employment in their economic and social policies. Full text...

  • France attends AU summit on employment
    06 september 2004 13:21:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Cooperation and Francophonie minister Xavier Darcos will represent France at the African Union (AU) summit on employment billed for 8 and 9 September in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, French diplomatic sources indicated here. Full text...

  • Burkina Faso seeks training for African youths
    03 september 2004 20:22:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Foreign Minister Youssouf Ouédraogo of Burkina Faso Friday appealed to rich and developed countries to help member countries of the African Union (AU) in training their youths and creating jobs for them. Full text...

  • Stakeholders to reach consensus on job in Africa
    03 september 2004 19:36:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- An international forum gathering 400 participants from social partners including NGOs, employers' associations and the civil society opened here Friday to harmonise views on employment. Full text...

  • Cape Verde seminar sizes up ECOWAS
    02 september 2004 22:56:00
    Praia- Cape Verde (PANA) -- A seminar on the advantages of Cape Verde's integration into the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will hold here 8 and 9 September in the presence of ECOWAS secretary general Mohamed Ibn Chambas. Full text...

  • AU Commission chairperson visits Gabon
    31 august 2004 21:44:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Alpha Oumar Konare held discussions here Tuesday with Gabonese head of state Omar Bongo Ondimba. Full text...

  • AU delegation visits Burundi
    29 august 2004 18:45:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- A delegation of the African Union Sunday arrived here to take stock of the political and humanitarian situation following the recent killing of 160 Congolese Banyamulenge refugees in Gatumba near the Burundian capital. Full text...

  • Uganda supports AU peace efforts on Darfur
    26 august 2004 15:48:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Ugandan Vice-President Gilbert Bukenya has pledged his country's support for the African Union's (AU) initiative at resolving the conflict in Sudan's western region of Darfur. Full text...

  • African leaders to meet on job creation, poverty alleviation
    26 august 2004 08:05:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Finding ways and means to address the root causes of poverty and unemployment will be the key focus of an extraordinary summit of African leaders coming up early next month in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Full text...

  • Sudanese talks formally open as rebels drop demand
    25 august 2004 18:11:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Parties to the Darfur crisis in the Sudan finally started peace negotiations Wednesday in the Nigerian capital Abuja, after the rebels agreed to stand down their reservations on the talks agenda. Full text...

  • Konare affirms AU force's neutrality in Darfur
    23 august 2004 15:12:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Alpha Oumar Konare, affirmed Monday that the AU force deployed to Sudan's troubled western region of Darfur would be a neutral umpire in the crisis. Full text...

  • Bashir renews commitment to Abuja peace talks on Darfur
    21 august 2004 13:01:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Sudanese President Omar Hassan el-Bashir has reaffirmed his government's commitment to resolving the conflict in the western region of Darfur, the subject of an African Union (AU) peace talks in the Nigerian capital, Abuja Monday. Full text...

  • Togolese heads West, Central Africa AU Youth office
    20 august 2004 19:13:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Yawovi Djimedo Ekon of Togo has been named director of the African Youth Foundation (FUAJ) regional office for West and Central Africa, a release indicated here Friday. Full text...

  • SADC summit winds up in Mauritius
    18 august 2004 10:44:00
    Grand Bay- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Southern African Development Community (SADC)'s 24th summit ended Tuesday evening in Grand Bay in northern Mauritius, expressing concern over the spread of HIV/AIDS in the sub-region which has reached "alarming proportions. Full text...

  • Ravalomanana arrives in Mauritius for SADC summit
    16 august 2004 16:37:00
    Plaisance- Mauritius (PANA) -- President Marc Ravalomanana of Madagascar arrived Monday afternoon in Mauritius to attend the proceedings of the 24th summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Full text...

  • Mkapa says land reforms necessary in SADC region
    16 august 2004 16:00:00
    Grand Bay- Mauritius (PANA) -- Tanzanian President Benjamin William Mkapa Monday said that land reforms were needed in the Southern African Development Community. Full text...

  • SADC summit opens in Mauritius
    16 august 2004 15:23:00
    Grand Bay- Mauritius (PANA) -- The 24th summit of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) opened Monday in Grand Bay in the north of the Indian Ocean island state. Full text...

  • AU Commissioner to assess misery in Darfur
    14 august 2004 15:40:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- An African Union delegation led by Political Affairs Commissioner Julia Dolly Joiner arrives in Sudan Sunday to assess the humanitarian situation in the strife- torn Darfur region. Full text...

  • Rwandan troops due in troubled Darfur region
    14 august 2004 14:38:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Rwanda's military contingent of the African Union (AU) that will protect cease-fire monitors in western Sudan's troubled Darfur is scheduled to arrive Saturday at Al Fashir, the regional capital Khartoum officially notified the AU last week that it was opposed to the proposed deployment of an African peacekeeping force in Darfur. Full text...

  • Libya hosts extended meeting on Darfur
    13 august 2004 12:45:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- A meeting seeking the involvement of Colonel Kadhafi in the search for peace in Sudan's restive region of Darfur was held Thursday evening in Syrte, 450 km east of Tripoli, attended by Libyan, Sudanese, Chadian and African Union officials, the Libyan news agency JANA indicated Friday. Full text...

  • Three CEEAC countries drop visa requirement
    13 august 2004 12:19:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Cameroon, Central African Republic and Congo have abolished visas for a category of nationals from the 11 member countries of the Economic Community of Central African States (CEEAC), Congolese Foreign ministry official Jean- Pierre Conde-Goma confirmed here Friday. Full text...

  • Pan African parliament president visits South Africa
    10 august 2004 18:57:00
    Pretoria- South Africa (PANA) -- Pan-African Parliament's President Gertrude Mongella met Tuesday in Pretoria with South African deputy minister of foreign affairs, Sue van der Merwe, to discuss arrangements for the continental law-making body's first session that opens on 16 September. Full text...

  • AU council urges Sudanese parties to honour Darfur ceasefire
    10 august 2004 12:55:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union has reaffirmed the need for all Sudanese parties in the Darfur conflict to honour their commitments under the Humanitarian Ceasefire Agreement of 8 April 2004. Full text...

  • Konare due in Khartoum as Sudan rejects AU peacekeeping force
    09 august 2004 08:44:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Alpha Omar Konare is due here Monday for talks on the crisis in Darfur, after the Sudanese government ruled out the need for an African peacekeeping force in the troubled area. Full text...

  • Anti-corruption activists debate graft in Africa
    04 august 2004 22:47:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- A regional meeting on combating corruption in Southern Africa Wednesday went into the second day of deliberations with activists in both government and non- governmental organisations agreeing that graft was a major cause of under-development in sub-Sahara Africa. Full text...

  • Obasanjo canvasses African solution to Darfur crisis
    02 august 2004 15:41:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- African Union (AU) chair and Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo says Africa must lead in efforts to resolve the internationalised crisis in Sudan's western region of Darfur. Full text...

  • Obasanjo leaves for Sudan
    01 august 2004 11:58:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian President and African Union (AU) chairperson Olusegun Obasanjo left Abuja Sunday for Sudan for talks with the Khartoum government on how to solve the crisis in Sudan's western region of Darfur and avert looming UN sanctions. Full text...

  • AU nudges Burundian parties to safeguard achievements
    30 july 2004 12:19:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The African Union Commission has urged parties to the Burundian conflict to continue consensual dialogue to safeguard achievements in the peace process to the benefit of the Burundian people who have suffered many years of violence. Full text...

  • Sudan's envoy in Zambia accuses Western media of bias
    28 july 2004 18:15:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Khartoum's envoy in Zambia Salah Mohammed Ali, Wednesday accused some Western media organisations of negatively reporting the situation in Sudan's western region of Darfur. Full text...

  • AU seeks global support to resolve Darfur crisis
    28 july 2004 08:40:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- While appealing for increased international support, the Peace and Security Council of the African Union has stressed the need for the AU to continue to lead the efforts to resolve the crisis in the Darfur region of western Sudan. Full text...

  • Ministers of Central African nations meet in Bangui
    28 july 2004 00:03:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- Ministers of the Central African Economic Union (UEAC) are expected to hold the 12th session here Wednesday after experts of the inter-state committee ended their preparatory meeting here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Beninise official endorses automatic AU financing system
    27 july 2004 21:21:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Benin's economic and social council chairman, Professor Raphiou Toukourou, has called on African leaders to accept the immediate application of the automatic deduction of 0. Full text...

  • Mauritanian opposition leader takes on AU leaders
    27 july 2004 21:16:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritanian opposition leader Messaoud Ould Boulheir said the flat refusal by African leaders to an automatic deduction of 0. Full text...

  • Obasanjo names Abubakar envoy to Sudan, Chad
    27 july 2004 20:25:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, in his capacity as the African Union (AU) current chair, has appointed former Nigerian leader General Abdulsalami Abubakar as his special envoy to Sudan and Chad. Full text...

  • AU peer review body holds public forum in Kenya
    26 july 2004 16:11:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Vice President Moody Awori has assured the visiting New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Country Support Mission that Kenya remains committed to the ideals of self-assessment in political and economic governance. Full text...

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