Afro-Arab Summit -
  • Kadhafi receives Amr Moussa in Tripoli
    16 january 2002 22:27:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Visiting Arab League secretary general Amr Moussa of Egypt on Wednesday had an audience with Libyan leader Col. Full text...

  • 25 feared killed in Nigerian clash
    13 january 2002 15:35:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- At least 25 members of the Yoruba Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) were feared to have been killed during Saturday's clash with guards at the palace of the traditional ruler of Owo, in Nigeria's south-west Ondo state, the local media reported Sunday. Full text...

  • Four Killed in Kenyan Communal Clashes
    13 january 2002 11:55:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Communal clashes that last year claimed more than 100 lives in Kenya's south-eastern Tana District, flared up again this weekend with four deaths reported. Full text...

  • Nigeria Deploys Police To Quell Communal Clashes
    08 january 2002 12:16:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria's northern Taraba State government has sent police reinforcement to Sardauna local government area where several people have been killed in a resurgence of communal clashes in the past few days, the local media reported Tuesday. Full text...

  • Eight die in a clash between remote Malian villages
    04 january 2002 20:52:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- A dispute between residents of two remote Malian villages have left eight persons dead and several others wounded, the Malian Press Agency (AMAP) reported Friday. Full text...

  • Arab League pondering rehabilitation of South Sudan
    29 december 2001 16:13:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Sudan has proposed a 500 million-dollar plan to the Cairo-based Arab League for the rehabilitation of the country's war-torn South, press reports said in Khartoum Saturday. Full text...

  • Ghana security officials fail to disarm fighting groups
    08 december 2001 16:47:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- Security agencies sent to the northeastern corner of Ghana to restore calm in fighting between two ethnic groups on Saturday said it has been difficult to disarm them. Full text...

  • One more Ghanaian ethnic clash victim dies
    07 december 2001 18:54:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- One more victim of Ghana's ethnic clashes at Bawku, about 830 km north of Accra has died as the security agencies arrested five more people. Full text...

  • Moi appeals for calm in Nairobi rent fights
    07 december 2001 15:08:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- President Daniel arap Moi of Kenya Friday toured the clash-torn Kibera Estate within Nairobi and ordered an immediate crackdown against those he said were inciting the residents to fight against each other. Full text...

  • Union denounces ban on plastic bags in South Africa
    04 december 2001 20:31:00
    Johannesburg- South African (PANA) -- A South African trade union has disapproved an impending ban on plastic shopping bags saying the move has put several jobs on the line. Full text...

  • Death toll in Ghana ethnic clash goes up to 18
    03 december 2001 21:53:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- The death toll in ethnic clashes in the north-eastern corner of Ghana rose to 18 as the police and military rushed in forces to control the situation, Radio Ghana reported on Monday. Full text...

  • Ghana town under curfew as ethnic fighting kills three
    03 december 2001 18:51:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- A dusk to dawn curfew has been imposed on Bawku town, 830 kilometres northeast of Accra, after ethnic clashes claimed three lives, Ghana News Agency (GNA) has reported. Full text...

  • Environmentalists turn recycled plastic paper into fencing posts
    28 november 2001 20:57:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Two Kenyan environmentalist have undertaken a unique project which they say is set to revolutionalise the waste plastic paper recycling industry and combat the wanton decimation of the country's forest cover at the same time. Full text...

  • About 14 reported killed in Kenyan communal clashes
    19 november 2001 21:32:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Between 10 and 14 people were killed during communal clashes in Kenya's Tana River district, South-east of Nairobi, local television stations reported Monday evening. Full text...

  • Rival supporters in Zimbabwe clash over leader's death
    16 november 2001 20:09:00
    Bulawayo- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Hundreds of former fighters in Zimbabwe's war of independence, armed with sticks and other missiles, Friday descended on offices and supporters of the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) to avenge the death of their provincial leader allegedly killed by MDC members last week. Full text...

  • Uncontrolled armed groups take over part of eastern DR Congo
    27 september 2001 22:44:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- There have been clashes in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo between the rebel RCD movement and "uncontrolled" armed groups, the head of the UN Mission in Congo reported Thursday. Full text...

  • Police describe Lagos as calm after Friday's clash
    15 september 2001 17:05:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The situation was reportedly calm Saturday at Owode-Onirin, on the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, where two soldiers were shot dead Friday by militant youths suspected to belong to the banned Yoruba group, called the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC). Full text...

  • Opposition rivals clash outside high court
    23 august 2001 19:26:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Rival supporters of feuding leaders of the beleaguered main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) clashed outside a high court in Blantyre Thursday. Full text...

  • Two feared dead in Police/OPC clash
    16 august 2001 12:52:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Two people were feared dead Wednesday and several others injured when police clashed with suspected members of the ethnic Yoruba group Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) in the south-western city of Abeokuta. Full text...

  • Tanzania to launch biggest gold mine next week
    12 july 2001 13:29:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- Tanzania will next Wednesday inaugurate its largest gold mine, the chairman of the Tanzania Chamber of Mines, Samuel Lwakatare said. Full text...

  • WWF donates over 100 Impalas to Salambala reserve
    04 july 2001 21:56:00
    Katima Mulilo- Namibia (PANA) -- World Wildlife Fund of Namibia (WWF) on Tuesday donated 97 impalas to the Salambala conservancy in Namibia's Caprivi. Full text...

  • Mauritius launches campaign to collect plastic bottles
    04 july 2001 21:18:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian Environment ministry and the Mauritian Soft Drinks Bottlers Association Wednesday launched Wednesday at Flic-en-Flac, a tourist resort 20 km west of the capital, a campaign to collect used plastic bottles for recycling. Full text...

  • Salim urges OAU to boost its revenue
    04 july 2001 16:41:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- OAU Secretary-General Salim Ahmed Salim said Wednesday that the continental Organisation should find alternative ways to boost its revenue and stem its perennial financial woes. Full text...

  • Police Say Well-Equipped To Stop Communal Violence
    29 june 2001 19:27:00
    Lafia- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria Police say they are now well-equipped to stem the communal violence in the country's central State of Nasarawa, where hundreds of people have been killed and thousands displaced in two weeks of fighting. Full text...

  • Police reinforce presence to quell fighting in Nasarawa
    28 june 2001 12:54:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- More policemen have been dispatched to Nigeria's central state of Nasarawa as the 17-day communal violence in there escalated, causing about 200 deaths. Full text...

  • Ethnic clashes worry authorities as 2002 polls loom
    04 june 2001 17:46:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Bloody clashes took place during the run-up to and immediately after Kenya's first multiparty general elections in three decades in 1992. Full text...

  • Rwandan Hutu rebels clash with Ugandan forces
    01 june 2001 22:43:00
    Bunagana- Congo (PANA) -- Senior military sources in Kigali Friday reported that Rwandan Hutu rebels earlier in the week clashed with Ugandan armed forces in Gisoro, a border post between north-eastern DR Congo and Uganda. Full text...

  • Tanzanian press takes government to task
    25 may 2001 08:25:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- The government in Tanzania this week came under resonating criticism from the media in relation to a number of issues regarding corruption, drug abuse and child and maternal mortality. Full text...

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