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  • Mozambican envoy updates Kadhafi on AU summit preparations
    23 june 2003 23:39:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Mozambican Foreign Minister Simao Leonardo was in Tripoli Sunday to update Libyan leader Colonel Mouammar Kadhafi on preparations for next month's African Union (AU) summit in Maputo. Full text...

  • African civil society to meet in Maputo
    23 june 2003 23:31:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Civil society organisations from various African countries will meet in Maputo from 27 June to 2 July within the framework of the 2nd African Union (AU) summit scheduled in the Mozambican capital from 4 to 12 July. Full text...

  • Gbagbo sues for single candidate for AU executive office
    22 june 2003 17:58:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo, currently on a visit here, has suggested that only a single candidate bid for position of African Union (AU) Commission chairman, who would be elected at next month's Heads of State summit in Maputo, Mozambique. Full text...

  • Rwanda gives way to Mauritius to host African Court
    22 june 2003 13:49:00
    Saint Denis- Reunion (PANA) -- Rwanda has decided to give way to Mauritius to host the African Court of Justice (CAJ), Mauritian Foreign Minister Anil Gayan has said. Full text...

  • Chissano, Mbeki to meet in Pretoria ahead of AU summit
    22 june 2003 13:08:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- President Thabo Mbeki, as Chair of the African Union (AU), will hold discussions with President Joachim Chissano of Mozambique on Tuesday at the presidential guesthouse in Pretoria, the South African capital. Full text...

  • Burundi's president leaves for EAC summit in Nairobi
    20 june 2003 18:51:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Burundian President Domitien Ndayizeye left Bujumbura Friday for Nairobi to attend the second extraordinary summit of the East African Community (EAC) that groups Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Full text...

  • COMESA delegation off to USA economic summit
    20 june 2003 13:56:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) secretary-general Erastus Mwencha is at the head of a 30-person delegation, which includes private sector representatives, to the US-Africa Business Summit scheduled to take place in Washington, D. Full text...

  • UEMOA ministers defend African cotton sub-sector
    19 june 2003 15:41:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Burkinabe Prime Minister Ernest Paramanga Yonli has launched an impassioned appeal in Ouagadougou in favour of the spirit of equity and the respect of the free market by developed countries. Full text...

  • AU donates $50,000 to displaced people in Congo
    18 june 2003 20:47:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The African Union (AU) has donated $50,000 for displaced people from Congo's violence-prone Pool region, state radio announced here Wednesday. Full text...

  • High rent awaits AU summit delegates in Maputo
    18 june 2003 14:10:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambican Foreign Minister Leonardo Simao has criticised the behaviour of some businessmen and private citizens who are charging high rates for accommodating delegates to the African Union summit due to be held in Maputo in early July. Full text...

  • El-Beshir lauds AU support for peace process in Sudan
    17 june 2003 08:26:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Sudanese President Omar El-Beshir has praised the role the African Union (AU) was playing to achieve peace in his country and to foster stability elsewhere in Africa. Full text...

  • Rwanda fields candidate for AU commissioner
    16 june 2003 19:16:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Rwanda's Foreign Minister Charles Murigande has revealed here that Kigali will submit Patrick Mazimhaka's candidature for one of the 10 Commissioners of the African Union (AU) during next month's annual summit in Maputo, Mozambique. Full text...

  • Ould Taya receives message of support from Bamako
    14 june 2003 17:26:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritanian president Maaouya Ould Taya Saturday received Malian minister of state for African Integration Oumar Hamadoun Dicko, who was here to deliver a message from President Amadou Toumani Toure. Full text...

  • Madagascar ratifies AU Constitutional Act
    14 june 2003 12:07:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- Madagascar has ratified the African Union (AU) Constitutional Act, becoming the 52nd Member State of the continental organisation to do so, official sources in Antananarivo have said. Full text...

  • Ex-migrants threaten to disrupt African Union summit
    13 june 2003 17:12:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Former Mozambican migrant workers in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) have threatened to disrupt the 4-12 July African Union (AU) summit in Maputo unless the government pays money it allegedly owes them. Full text...

  • Mauritanian Parliament adopts CILSS regulations on pesticides
    12 june 2003 23:35:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The Mauritanian National Assembly Thursday adopted a bill authorising President Maaouiya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya to ratify the regulations of the Inter-State committee for the fight against drought in Sahel (CILSS) relating to pesticides. Full text...

  • AU aids Central African refugees
    12 june 2003 15:37:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- The African Union (AU) Commission Thursday donated 50,000 dollars to the Central African Republic (CAR) to help refugees and internally displaced people uprooted by military and political crises in the country. Full text...

  • Kadhafi, Compaore confer on AU, CEN-SAD
    12 june 2003 13:31:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader Colonel Moammar Kadhafi and visiting Burkinabe president Blaise Compaore have held talks on ways of strengthening the African Union (AU) and the Community of Sahel and Saharan States (CEN-SAD), official Libyan sources said here Thursday. Full text...

  • Liberian leader's presence might embarrass Mozambique
    12 june 2003 13:04:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambican authorities could face an embarrassment if embattled Liberian President Charles Taylor, currently indicted for war crimes over his role in the civil war in Sierra Leone, comes to the African Union (AU) summit in Maputo next month. Full text...

  • Mozambique readies conference centre for AU summit
    12 june 2003 08:24:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Inauguration of the Maputo conference centre, which will host the second summit of heads of State and government of the African Union (AU), is planned for 25 June, ahead of the proceedings which span 4-12 July. Full text...

  • Amara Essy says happy to serve Africa
    11 june 2003 23:16:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The interim chair of the African Union (AU) Commission, Amara Essy, said on Wednesday in Paris that he has done his best to serve Africa as the head of the continental body in the past year. Full text...

  • African first ladies summit in Maputo
    11 june 2003 19:11:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- The Organisation of African First Ladies (OPDAS) will hold its ordinary general assembly in Maputo, Mozambique, on the sidelines of the African Union (AU) summit in July, the president of the association, Edith Lucie Bongo, has said. Full text...

  • AU summit preparations hot up in Maputo
    11 june 2003 19:08:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Interim African Union (AU) Commission Chairman Amara Essy has acknowledged the pace of preparations in Maputo ahead of next month's Assembly of Heads of State and Government, saying he was "very satisfied" with the run of things in the Mozambican capital. Full text...

  • Mozambican police receive patrol vehicles for AU summit
    10 june 2003 19:59:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The Mozambican police has received five patrol vehicles from the South African government to help strengthen its capacity for security during the African Union (AU) summit due in Maputo from 4 to 12 July. Full text...

  • Essy announces AU meeting on putsches
    10 june 2003 18:57:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The central organ of the African Union (AU) would meet in the coming weeks to discuss putsches on the continent, interim AU Commission chairman Amara Essy hinted here Tuesday. Full text...

  • AU Summit: Historic opportunity for gender advocates
    09 june 2003 13:15:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- In her heyday, when Miriam Makeba sang, the whole world listened. Full text...

  • Retired Mali president visits Cote d'Ivoire
    07 june 2003 14:52:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Retired Malian President Alpha Oumar Konare paid a brief visit to Abidjan Friday evening during which he held two hours of private discussions with Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo. Full text...

  • African environment ministers to meet in Maputo
    06 june 2003 21:21:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- A special African Union (AU) session of environment ministers opens in Maputo Monday to discuss and eventually approve an Environment Initiative Action Plan to be submitted to the 4-12 July annual summit in the Mozambican capital. Full text...

  • Commission defends AU support staff selection process
    05 june 2003 19:28:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA - Mozambique's Inter-mi-nisterial Commission for the African Union Summit (CIUA) stated here Thursday that the selection of staff to support the delegates to next July's African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of state and Government was conducted in a responsible and transparent manner. Full text...

  • Malian govt adopts UEMOA treaty documents
    05 june 2003 17:00:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The Malian government on Wednesday adopted the instruments of ratification of the Treaty creating the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) Parliament, official sources said here Thursday. Full text...

  • Africa's environmental problems of catastrophic proportions
    05 june 2003 09:44:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- In the build up to last year's African ministerial conference on the environment (CMAE), a report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) painted a rather gloomy picture of environmental prospects for the continent, citing increased pollution, soil degradation, persistent drought, floods and the loss of plant and animal species. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire seeks Zimbabwe's support in bid for AU post
    04 june 2003 15:58:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- An envoy from Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo met here Wednesday with President Robert Mugabe to curry Zimbabwe's for support for interim African Union (AU) Commission chairman Amara Essy's bid to retain the post during elections billed for next month's AU summit in Mozambique. Full text...

  • Madagascar returns to African Union
    04 june 2003 13:50:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Though Madagascar's readmission into the African Union is likely to be dwarfed at next month's AU summit by the crises in Cote d'Ivoire and DR Congo, the great island's return to the fold is by no means a development of little import. Full text...

  • Miguel Trovoada to bid for AU top post
    03 june 2003 22:04:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Former Sao Tome and Principe's President Miguel Trovoada will stand for election as President of the African Union (AU) Commission, his successor Pradique de Menezes officially announced here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Africa: from single party govts to multiple conflicts
    03 june 2003 17:33:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- After gliding from the authoritarian rule of single parties in the 1980s, the quasi-totality of the continent's regions are currently experiencing intense overt conflicts, whose repercussions always go beyond whence they originated. Full text...

  • UN Security Council suggests ways of ending Africa's conflicts
    31 may 2003 14:17:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- In an effort to devise means of ending lingering conflicts in Africa, UN Security Council held a wrap-up session on long-term solutions to the continent's ills during the weekend. Full text...

  • Sit-tight syndrome, a challenge to AU Peer Review Mechanism
    31 may 2003 09:45:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- When African leaders exchange pleasantries at the Second Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Maputo, Mozambique in July they would most likely take turns to congratulate Gnassingbe Eyadema for his umpteenth re-election as President of Togo. Full text...

  • How unfair trade kills West African cotton industry
    30 may 2003 22:43:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- For West African countries whose economies depend almost entirely on cotton production, the appeal on Thursday by UNDP administrator Mark Malloch Brown for G8 countries to remove unfair trade barriers from global business could not be more timely. Full text...

  • Malian papers focus on Konare's candidature for AU top job
    30 may 2003 17:24:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Malian former President Alpha Oumar Konare's bid for the African Union (AU) Commission's chair dominated the local press this week. Full text...

  • Norway to fund training of Zambian auditors
    30 may 2003 17:18:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambia and Norway Friday signed phase two of a cooperation agreement designed to improve the efficiency of Zambia's auditing staff through training and other joint programmes. Full text...

  • AU mission to assess refugee situation in central Africa
    30 may 2003 16:34:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- A two-member delegation of the African Union (AU) left Addis Ababa Friday for four central African countries to assess the current situation of refugees and internally displaced persons. Full text...

  • Abidjan seeks Nouakchott's support for Essy
    29 may 2003 20:41:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- President Maaouya ould Sid'Ahmed Taya Thursday met an emissary of his Ivorian counterpart Laurent Gbagbo who came to solicit Mauritania's support for Amara Essy's candidacy as chairman of the African Union (AU) Commission. Full text...

  • Niger urges African nations to ratify human rights court
    29 may 2003 19:29:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Niger Thursday called on African governments to ratify the protocol creating the African Human Rights Court, at the close of the 33rd session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR), which opened here 15 May. Full text...

  • Abidjan takes Essy's AU executive bid to Malabo
    28 may 2003 22:12:00
    Malabo- Equatorial Guinea (PANA) -- President Teodoro Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea Tuesday received a delegation from Cote d'Ivoire seeking Malabo's support for Ivorian candidate Amara Essy, who is bidding for the position of African Union (AU) Commission chairman. Full text...

  • Essy says Mozambique is ready to host AU summit - Official
    28 may 2003 22:03:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- The interim chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Amara Essy, "believes that Mozambique meets all the conditions necessary for holding the next AU summit," according to Manuel Lubisse, head of the Africa division in the Mozambican foreign ministry. Full text...

  • Kibaki urges Africans to use AU, NEPAD to enhance trade
    28 may 2003 13:46:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki Wednesday urged COMESA trade and industry ministers to wholly support the African Union (AU) and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)) to help Africa negotiate a better trade deal globally. Full text...

  • AU and Mozambique sign African Union hosting agreement
    27 may 2003 10:59:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambican Foreign Minister Leonardo Simao and the interim president of the African Union Commission Amara Essy have signed an agreement related to the continental organisation's second summit here next July. Full text...

  • Rights group presses for creation of African Court
    27 may 2003 10:42:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The African Human Rights Assembly (RADDHO) has urged the African Union (AU) to accelerate the creation of the African Human and Peoples Rights Court (AHPRC) as was decided in 1998. Full text...

  • Ben Ali receives Mali's AU executive office bidder
    26 may 2003 20:49:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali granted audience Monday to former Malian leader Alpha Oumar Konaré, who is bidding for the position of African Union (AU) Commission chairman, the election of which is billed for the AU summit in July. Full text...

  • African delegates inspect Maputo conference facilities
    26 may 2003 16:46:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Representatives of member countries of the African Union (AU) on Monday inspected facilities for the second AU heads of state summit to be held in Maputo in early July. Full text...

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