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20th African Union Summit, Addis-Abeba, Ethiopia, 21st-28th january 2013
  • AU envoy assesses Ivorian peace process
    08 september 2003 22:46:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- African Union (AU) special envoy to Cote d'Ivoire and the Marcoussis agreement follow-up committee, André Salifou has lauded achievements made by the Ivorian government of national reconciliation set up as part of peace arrangements in the country. Full text...

  • Ugandan envoy to AU presents credentials
    08 september 2003 13:54:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Uganda's newly appointed Permanent Representative to the African Union, Wasswa Birigwa presented his credentials Monday to AU Commission Interim Chairperson Amara Essy. Full text...

  • Chissano to attend change of guard at AU Commission
    07 september 2003 10:56:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Mozambican President Joaquim A. Full text...

  • UNESCO official urges development of culture through NEPAD
    04 september 2003 23:57:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- A UNESCO official Wednesday suggested that the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) provide a platform for developing the continent's culture. Full text...

  • Chissano calls for ratification of security protocol
    04 september 2003 17:21:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano has again urged the member countries of the African Union (AU) to ratify the organization's protocol on Peace and Security. Full text...

  • Austrian oil company cedes stakes in Sudan
    02 september 2003 19:00:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Austrian oil and gas group OMV AG (R. Full text...

  • AU to take brain-drain case to UN, WHO General Assembly
    01 september 2003 18:47:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- A senior African Union (AU) official told African Health ministers in Johannesburg Monday that the Union would take the issue of brain-drain to the next World Health Assembly and eventually the UN, because it was hampering Africa's capacity to combat pandemics and other diseases. Full text...

  • AU Commission chairman meets Kadhafi
    29 august 2003 12:17:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Kadhafi held discussions here Thursday with African Union (AU) Commission chairman Alpha Omar Konare, on ways to strengthen the continental organisation. Full text...

  • SADC commends progress in DR Congo's peace process
    27 august 2003 20:30:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- The summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), which ended Tuesday in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) commended the marked progress made in the peace process in DR Congo, particularly the forming of a transitional government. Full text...

  • Amara Essy arrives on two-day visit to Kinshasa
    27 august 2003 19:58:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Former African Union (AU) Commission interim chairman Amara Essy arrives here Wednesday on a two-day visit to hold talks with DR Congo authorities on the peace process in the country. Full text...

  • Konare assumes AU Commission chair 16 September
    27 august 2003 16:00:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Former Malian President Alpha Omar Konare, is to assume the chair of the African (AU) Commission 16 September in Addis Ababa, following his election at the July AU summit in Maputo, Mozambique. Full text...

  • Mauritanian Baath group joins ruling party
    25 august 2003 21:45:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- An unregistered Arab nationalist Baath political party "Nouhoud" has decided to join Mauritania's ruling Republican and Social Democratic Party (PRDS) after unsuccessfully trying to win official recognition for several years. Full text...

  • Chissano commends Libya's role in Africa
    22 august 2003 16:07:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- African Union Chair and Mozambican President Joachim Chissano, has ended a day's visit to Libya lauding relations between the two countries and commending Colonel Moammar Kadhafi for his leadership role in Africa. Full text...

  • Kadhafi, Chissano discuss Africa
    21 august 2003 19:56:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader Colonel Mouammar Kadhafi held discussions here Thursday with visiting Mozambican president and African Union (AU) chairman Joaquim Chissano. Full text...

  • Nigerian Minister urges regional monetary integration
    21 august 2003 17:14:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria's Co-operation and Integration in Africa Minister, Lawan Guba, Thursday urged financial institutions in West Africa to brace for the challenges of monetary integration in the sub-region. Full text...

  • AU condemns terrorist bombing of UN office in Iraq
    21 august 2003 08:13:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The Commission of the African Union (AU) has condemned the terrorist bombing of the UN headquarters in Baghdad, saying it was a horrendous act. Full text...

  • AU chairman, Swazi king meet in camera
    19 august 2003 21:17:00
    Lozitha- Swaziland (PANA) -- African Union Chairman and Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano, together with former presidents Ketumile Masire of Botswana and Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia held talks here last Sunday with King Mswati III, the Times of Swaziland intimated Monday. Full text...

  • Chissano visits Brazzaville
    19 august 2003 13:19:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- African Union (AU) chair and Mozambican President Joachim Chissano is in Brazzaville to take part in a mini-summit on peace and security in the Central African region, particularly in Sao Tome and Principe, DR Congo and the Central African Republic (CAR), officials said. Full text...

  • Australian stance on Commonwealth sanction exasperates Harare
    17 august 2003 11:09:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Zimbabwe Sunday took issue with Australia for insisting on the country's continued suspension from the Commonwealth, from which it was thrown out last year on grounds of human rights violations. Full text...

  • South Africa chairs AU meeting on Comoro crisis
    14 august 2003 10:34:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South African Foreign Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will Thursday chair a meeting of African Union (AU) countries aimed at resolving the Comoran constitutional crisis. Full text...

  • Mauritanian dies mysteriously in Austria
    13 august 2003 22:22:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The remains of a 34-year old Mauritanian, Cheibany Wague, who died under yet unexplained circumstances 15 July in Vienna, Austria, have been brought home, family sources said here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Paper credits AU, international community with Taylor's exit
    13 august 2003 14:27:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The exit from power by former Liberian strongman Charles Taylor was a result of "superior fire," and "we owe the event to sustained international pressure," especially by the African Union (AU), a Kenyan daily contended Wednesday. Full text...

  • 'Fucking Nigger' is no insult, says Austrian court
    12 august 2003 09:14:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- A court in Linz has dismissed a law suit filed by a Black African refugee against an Austrian policeman who called him "Fucking Nigger" at a road checkpoint, according to the French daily, Libération. Full text...

  • AU welcomes resignation of Liberian President Taylor
    11 august 2003 14:07:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Liberian President Charles Taylor's decision to bow out of office and leave the war-torn West African country would be "scrupulously" respected, said Amara Essy, Interim Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union. Full text...

  • Kadhafi receives AU commission chairman
    10 august 2003 20:07:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan revolutionary leader, Col. Full text...

  • Maghreb judicial body has new chairman
    09 august 2003 10:05:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Tunisian lawyer Zouheir Moughafar has been appointed as the chairman of the judiciary of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU), which just ended its meeting in Nouakchott. Full text...

  • Chissano lauds African efforts on Sao Tome
    08 august 2003 20:47:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambican President and current chair of the African Union (AU), Joaquim Chissano, says the peaceful resolution of the recent political crisis in Sao Tome and Principe is proof that Africa is capable of resolving its internal crises. Full text...

  • Konare thanks Tunisia's Ben Ali
    08 august 2003 16:55:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali Friday in Tunis received Alpha Oumar Konare, President of the African Union (AU) Commission, who said he came to thank the Tunisian leader for supporting his recent election in Maputo. Full text...

  • Bujumbura, AU argue over EU aid
    07 august 2003 23:23:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- The Burundi government has disapproved the allocation of part of the European Union (EU) funding to peacekeeping operations in the country by the African Union (AU). Full text...

  • AU members urged to ratify protocol on Peace Council
    07 august 2003 22:54:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambican President and African Union (AU) Chairman Joaquim Chissano reiterated on Thursday his appeal to AU members states that have not yet ratified the protocol for the creation of the AU Peace and Security Council to do so without further delay. Full text...

  • Chissano commends SADC unfolding defence pact
    07 august 2003 19:50:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano has described the Mutual Defence Pact and the Politics, Defence and Security Strategic Plan of the Southern African development Community (SADC) being discussed in Maputo as instruments for the consolidation of unity and integration, not only of the region, but of Africa as a whole. Full text...

  • Chissano urges Burundi rebels to embrace peace
    07 august 2003 18:14:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano, current chair of the African Union (AU), Thursday urged all rebel groups in Burundi to join the ceasefire agreement and consolidate peace in their country. Full text...

  • African Union names special envoy for Liberia
    07 august 2003 09:31:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- In its efforts to promote peace and stability in Liberia, the African Union (AU) Thursday announced the appointment of a special envoy to the war-ravaged West African nation. Full text...

  • Unknown gunmen attack hotel hosting AU mission
    29 july 2003 18:20:00
    Mogadishu- Somalia (PANA) -- Unknown gunmen Monday night attacked the Sahafi international hotel hosting the African Union military mission currently in Mogadishu to hold talks with Somali warring factions about the disarmament programme of Somalia immediately following the formation of a new Somali interim government. Full text...

  • AU reaffirms stand against coups
    29 july 2003 16:38:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- After the reversal of the recent coup in Sao Tome and Principe, the African Union (AU) is now considering ways to strengthen the effectiveness of its declaration on unconstitutional change of government. Full text...

  • AU seeks funds for African Mission in Burundi
    29 july 2003 16:03:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- African ambassadors to the African Union (AU) have reiterated AU's appeal to the European Union and the United Nations for assistance to ensure the full deployment and operationalisation of the African Mission in Burundi. Full text...

  • Austria grants 10m euro to Cape Verde
    25 july 2003 23:00:00
    Praia- Cape Verde (PANA) -- The Austrian government has granted Cape Verde 10 million euro for the 2003-2005 period under an agreement recently concluded in Praia, official sources told PANA here. Full text...

  • AU military mission in Somalia
    23 july 2003 12:56:00
    Mogadishu- Somalia (PANA) -- An African Union (AU) military mission has arrived here to study the possibility of sending African troops to Somalia to disarm the warring militias when a federal government is formed at ongoing peace talks in Nairobi, Kenya. Full text...

  • Uganda completes task on Pan-African Parliament protocol
    23 july 2003 08:55:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Establishing the Pan-African Parliament will be an additional medium and catalyst for peaceful resolution of conflicts that persistently rack the continent, a Ugandan diplomat has said. Full text...

  • Malagasy president plans African tour
    23 july 2003 07:46:00
    Saint Denis- Reunion (PANA) -- Malagasy president Marc Ravalomanana is expected to visit Senegal, Mali and Zambia beginning next Sunday following a two-day trip to Reunion, official sources announced here. Full text...

  • CEEAC experts convene in Brazzaville
    22 july 2003 22:15:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Experts from the Economic Community of Central African States (CEEAC) are meeting here to prepare for the extraordinary ministerial council of the members of this sub- regional institution slated for 24-25 July in the Congolese capital. Full text...

  • AU trade official sees benefits for Africa in globalisation
    22 july 2003 15:37:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- The new AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry has expressed strong optimism that Africa can draw benefits from the positive effects of globalisation through organised actions. Full text...

  • Mugabe urges stronger African unity
    22 july 2003 15:30:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe Tuesday urged closer ties among African countries to counter-balance growing military unilateralism by Western powers. Full text...

  • Burkinabe dailies analyse conclusions of AU Summit
    19 july 2003 17:37:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The Burkinabe press lengthily commented this week on the conclusions of the African Union (AU) summit held in Maputo, Mozambique. Full text...

  • African leaders meet in Abuja on Sao Tome
    18 july 2003 14:43:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, African Union (AU) chair and Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano, and deposed Sao Tome and Principe President, Fradique Bandeira de Menezes, met in Abuja Friday as part of continuing diplomatic efforts to restore constitutional government in the small Island where the military seized power Wednesday. Full text...

  • Benin press hails Konaré's election
    18 july 2003 09:47:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Newspapers in Benin have hailed this week's election of Alpha Omar Konaré as AU Commission chairman during its summit in Maputo, Mozambique. Full text...

  • AU mission arrives to put Comoros peace process on track
    17 july 2003 19:11:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- A top-level goodwill mission of the African Union (AU) has arrived in Moroni to embark on putting the national reconciliation process on track and help identify full establishment of institutions of the Comoros Union. Full text...

  • Experts discuss development of SMEs in UEMOA
    16 july 2003 16:23:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Experts of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) on Wednesday began a two-day workshop here aimed at promoting and funding Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the sub-region. Full text...

  • AU chair calls for return of constitutional order in Sao Tome
    16 july 2003 16:11:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- African Union (AU) chair and Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano, Wednesday called on the authors of the dawn coup in Sao Tome to "restore constitutional order" immediately. Full text...

  • South African Minister leads AU delegation to Comoros
    16 july 2003 09:52:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South African Foreign Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma is leading an AU delegation on a two-day visit to the Comoros as part regional efforts to help resolve that country's constitutional crisis. Full text...

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