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  • Prodi says EU should do more to assist AU
    11 july 2003 19:38:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- European Commission President Romano Prodi said in Maputo that the Union should do more to assist the African Union (AU). Full text...

  • Africa needs USD$3 billion yearly to fight killer diseases
    11 july 2003 17:47:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Africa requires at least three billion US dollars a year to successfully fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, African leaders meeting in Maputo, Mozambique, said. Full text...

  • Africa gets anti-torture Guidelines
    11 july 2003 16:45:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- A government only institutionalises torture when "it is unable to respond to the people's aspirations," Mozambican Minister at the Presidency Francisco Madeira, has said in Maputo. Full text...

  • Malian dailies hail Konare's election as AU chair
    11 july 2003 15:53:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Malian papers Friday hailed the election of the country's former president Alpha Oumar Konare on Thursday as the first chairman of the African Union (AU) Commission at the ongoing summit of African leaders in Maputo, Mozambique. Full text...

  • African leaders back 2003 UNDP Human Development Report
    11 july 2003 14:49:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- More than 30 African heads of state and government meeting here Friday welcomed the 2003 Human Development Report of the UN Development Programme (UNDP), expressing appreciation for the role played in supporting the development efforts of Africa. Full text...

  • Sequence of elections of AU Commission chair, vice-chair
    11 july 2003 14:46:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Alpha Oumar Konare (Malian) and Patrick Mazimhaka (Rwandan), who were elected respectively Chairman and Vice Chairman of the African Union Commission, were not present at the Joachim Chissano International Conference Centre in Maputo during their elections on Thursday. Full text...

  • Malians elated by Konare's election, says Premier
    11 july 2003 13:46:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Prime Minister Ahmed Mohamed Ag Hamani has said the government and people of Mali share "immense joy" over the election of their former president Alpha Oumar Konare as chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission. Full text...

  • CAR foreign minister gatecrashes Maputo Summit
    11 july 2003 13:31:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The Central African Republic (CAR) has gate-crashed the African Union Summit in Maputo, despite being barred because of the 15 March 2003 coup in that country, summit organisers confirmed here Friday. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe ratifies AU parliament protocol
    11 july 2003 13:24:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Zimbabwe has ratified an African Union (AU) protocol to establish the Pan-African Parliament, Foreign Minister Stan Mudenge said here Friday. Full text...

  • Prodi pledges aid, not continuous charity, to Africa
    11 july 2003 13:15:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- While trade and investment are powerful growth factors, development aid will continue to be a necessary tool to harness African efforts, European Commission President Romano Prodi has said at the African Union summit under way here. Full text...

  • UNHCR wants refugees covered in anti-AIDS strategies
    11 july 2003 12:55:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- "I have never had a husband in my life," one refugee woman forced to work as a prostitute to survive told researchers. Full text...

  • African leaders express disgust over Burundi fighting
    11 july 2003 12:13:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- African heads of state and government meeting here have expressed serious concern over continued hostilities in Burundi. Full text...

  • AU leaders welcome transition govt in Kinshasa
    11 july 2003 11:27:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- African leaders meeting here have welcomed the formation of a transition government in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) after being ravaged by three years of civil war. Full text...

  • Africa registers encouraging economic developments
    11 july 2003 11:06:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- African leaders gathered here this week have focussed their discussions on the implementation of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD). Full text...

  • AU backs call for conference on anti-personnel mines
    11 july 2003 09:16:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The African Union summit under way here has welcomed Angola's proposal to convene a continental conference on the problem of anti-personnel mines, and the Assembly immediately directed the Commission to facilitate the rapid organisation of that conference. Full text...

  • AU sticks to its guns on Bangui
    11 july 2003 09:02:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), in session here, has directed its Commission's chairperson to intensify the ongoing dialogue with the authorities of Central African Republic (CAR) in order to accelerate the return of constitutional legality in the country. Full text...

  • AU urges end of settler colonialism on Palestinian lands
    11 july 2003 08:22:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Settler colonialism in Palestinian territories must be immediately stopped and reversed, according to a decision taken at the second ordinary summit of the African Union underway here. Full text...

  • EU urges support for AU, NEPAD
    10 july 2003 21:19:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The European Union (EU) has called for the support of the African Union (AU) and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) as the second AU summit opened on Thursday in Maputo, Mozambique. Full text...

  • Foreign troops to ease Taylor's exit from Liberia - Obasanjo
    10 july 2003 19:53:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) needed to send a peacekeeping force quickly to Liberia to assist the departure of President Charles Taylor from power. Full text...

  • Rwanda lands vice-chairmanship of AU Commission
    10 july 2003 19:49:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The Assembly of the heads of state and government of the African Union has elected Patrick Muzumaka, a Rwandan, to the post of vice-chairperson of the AU Commission. Full text...

  • VP regrets Kabila's absence from Maputo summit
    10 july 2003 18:35:00
    Goma- DR Congo (PANA) -- DR Congo vice president Azarias Ruberwa Manywa has expressed regret at the absence of President Joseph Kabila from the African Union (AU) summit that opened Thursday in Maputo, Mozambique. Full text...

  • Konare elected AU Commission Chairperson
    10 july 2003 17:44:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The Assembly of the African Union (AU) Thursday elected former Malian President Alpha Omar Konare, the new Chairperson of the AU Commission. Full text...

  • PLO official denounces US policy in the Middle East
    10 july 2003 15:39:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The President of the Political Department of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), Farouk Kadoumi, has criticised the US policy in the Middle East, saying it had adversely affected peace and security around the world by fuelling conflicts and tension. Full text...

  • Major themes to be tabled at the Maputo Summit
    10 july 2003 14:36:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- At least six countries -- Senegal, Libya, Nigeria, Tunisia, Burkina Faso, Uganda -- the first three of which have been in the vanguard of the African initiative, did not come to Maputo empty-handed. Full text...

  • African Union puts its stamp on corruption convention
    10 july 2003 14:27:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Corruption is often the first word which springs to mind when Africa is mentioned. Full text...

  • IMF accents prudent policies for economic growth in Africa
    10 july 2003 14:13:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- African countries with prudent macroeconomic policies were attaining higher growth rates, Managing Director, Horst Kohler, of the International Monetary Fund, said here Thursday. Full text...

  • Structural handicaps retard development in Africa
    10 july 2003 13:32:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Lack of progress in several African countries to join the circle of prosperity is not about lack of trying to put good institutions, policies and growth in place, says Mark Malloch Brown, Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP). Full text...

  • Executive Council tables 41 recommendations for AU leaders
    10 july 2003 12:49:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The African Union's Executive Council, which comprises African Foreign Ministers, at the end of a three-day meeting here, Wednesday tabled some 41 recommendations for endorsement by the Summit of Heads of State and Government now convening here. Full text...

  • UNDP wants urgent action on Millennium Development Goals
    10 july 2003 12:27:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The UN Development Programme Thursday re-emphasised the urgency for the world to act "immediately and decisively" to ensure that the Millennium Development Goals are achieved by 2015. Full text...

  • 60 million Africans touched by AIDS, says UNAIDS chief
    10 july 2003 12:25:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Involving people living with HIV in the AIDS response, as well as the broadest possible coalition in society, would be the only way to succeed in turning back the epidemic, UNAIDS executive director Peter Piot said here Thursday. Full text...

  • AU welcomes Madagascar back into continental body
    10 july 2003 12:12:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The year-long impasse over Madagascar's barring from the African Union (AU) ended Thursday when it was officially re-admitted into the continental body. Full text...

  • Second AU Summit kicks off in Maputo with new Board
    10 july 2003 12:12:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The second summit of the African Union (AU) opened here Thursday with the renewal of the Board of the Commission that has steered the delicate transition phase from the defunct OAU for the past two years. Full text...

  • Annan hails AU leaders for NEPAD, seeks peace, democracy
    10 july 2003 11:38:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Thursday hailed continental leaders for creating the African Union (AU) to redefine Africa's destiny, rebuild a better life for its and enable the continent assume its full role and responsibility in global affairs. Full text...

  • AU summit opens, Mbeki underlines democracy, peace
    10 july 2003 11:11:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- South African President Thabo Mbeki Thursday called on African leaders to live up to their commitment to make the African Union (AU) a vibrant and effective instrument for the development of the continent. Full text...

  • AU Summit gets underway in spectacular style
    10 july 2003 10:31:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Maputo has never seen anything like it. Full text...

  • Minister emphasises Tunisia's interest in African issues
    10 july 2003 09:18:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The absence of certain Arab-African leaders from the second African Union (AU) Summit is not a sign of indifference towards African issues, Tunisian Foreign Minister Habib Ben Yahia said here. Full text...

  • Africa feels pinch of dwindling resources for UNHCR
    10 july 2003 08:22:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The African Union has expressed concern at the financial crisis facing the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) that has led to the reduction of the agency's activities in Africa. Full text...

  • AU hails ECOWAS peace efforts in Liberia
    10 july 2003 08:07:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The African Union has expressed support for the ongoing efforts of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to restore peace, security and stability in war-ravaged Liberia. Full text...

  • Provisions of the Maputo Protocol relative to women's rights
    10 july 2003 00:01:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Once approved by the second summit of the African Union (AU) that opens Thursday in the Mozambican capital, the protocol of the African charter for human and people's rights relative to women's rights will be a real revolution, in the opinion of several African observers. Full text...

  • AU Executive Council endorses protocol on women's rights
    09 july 2003 22:32:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- African women are set to acquire a new instrument in their struggle for emancipation and elimination of all forms of discrimination, after the African Union executive council adopted a Protocol to the African charter on human and peoples' rights, relating to women's rights. Full text...

  • Kibaki heads for AU summit
    09 july 2003 20:58:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- President Mwai Kibaki left Nairobi Wednesday to attend the African Union summit opening Thursday in Maputo, Mozambique with conflict resolution, peace and security high on the forum's agenda. Full text...

  • AU encouraged by Somali peace process
    09 july 2003 19:37:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Joint efforts by Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya in support of the peace process in Somalia have won the commendation of the African Union. Full text...

  • NEPAD moves to centre stage at AU summit
    09 july 2003 19:30:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) moved centre stage at the African Union summit in Maputo on Wednesday, as heads of state and government of the 20-strong NEPAD implementation committee met. Full text...

  • AU Ministers worried by Comoros lagging reconciliation process
    09 july 2003 19:23:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The AU Executive Council has expressed "grave concern" over the delay in the implementation of the Fomboni Framework Agreement for national reconciliation in the Comoros. Full text...

  • Amara Essy says withdrawal was 'positive for Africa'
    09 july 2003 19:14:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Amara Essy, the interim chairperson of the African Union Commission, has described the decision to withdraw his candidature for the post of chairperson as "positive for Africa". Full text...

  • AU Executive Council commends Essy for quality leadership
    09 july 2003 19:04:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The African Union (AU) Executive Council ended its third ordinary session Wednesday in Maputo with a motion expressing "profound gratitude" to the AU Commission's outgoing Interim Chairperson, Amara Essy. Full text...

  • Chissano urges show of solidarity among African nations
    09 july 2003 17:44:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambican president Joachim Chissano, host of the second African Union (AU) summit Wednesday appealed to African states to show solidarity with each other, noting that in isolation it would be impossible to eradicate poverty on the continent. Full text...

  • Sudan rebels urge AU to support regional peace efforts
    09 july 2003 17:14:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- The rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) Wednesday accused Khartoum of trying to derail hard-won gains in the country's long-running peace process by calling for a change in mediators. Full text...

  • NEPAD is an integral part of AU, says Chissano
    09 july 2003 17:12:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) is an integral part of the African Union (AU), Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano declared here Wednesday. Full text...

  • UNHCR takes African refugees' plight to NEPAD leaders
    09 july 2003 16:24:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Africa's uprooted communities are appealing to the leadership of their countries to help them return home and be reintegrated in a sustainable manner, the UN refugee agency told African leaders meeting here. Full text...

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