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  • Sect preachers provoke religious clash in Malawi
    16 december 2002 18:08:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- The followers of a small charismatic Christian ministry, simply called Apostles, clashed with Muslims in Blantyre's outskirts township of Machinjiri after their pastor attacked the Muslim faith. Full text...

  • Body of South African Bali-blast victim to be returned
    13 december 2002 14:11:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- The body of a South African who died in the 12 October terrorist attack on Bali, Indonesia, will be returned home on Sunday, the Foreign Affairs ministry has announced. Full text...

  • South African opposition condemns Mombasa terrorist attack
    29 november 2002 17:51:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Every weapon, including military, diplomatic, economic and political means, should be used to cut out the causes of terrorism, according to South African opposition leader Tony Leon. Full text...

  • Mauritius to ban plastic bags in October 2003
    24 november 2002 15:54:00
    Port-Louis Maurice (PANA) -- The manufacturing and import of plastic bags will be banned in Mauritius from 1 October 2003, to protect the island's environment, according to Environment Minister Rajesh Bhagwan. Full text...

  • 10 drown as flash floods sweep central Kenya town
    18 november 2002 21:50:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- At least 10 people were confirmed dead and property of unknown value destroyed Monday when flash floods swept a settlement in central Kenya following a heavy rainfall. Full text...

  • Over 250 mountain gorillas survive DR Congo war
    02 november 2002 12:29:00
    Kinshasa- RD Congo (PANA) -- More than 250 mountain gorillas living in the Virunga National Park in the province of North Kivu and in the Kahuzi-Bilega National Park in South Kivu province have survived the war that has destroyed the eastern part of the DR Congo, according to a local official from the Congo Institute for Nature Conservation (ICCN). Full text...

  • Libya maintains decision to quit Arab League
    01 november 2002 15:22:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who made a brief visit to Libya Thursday apparently failed to convince the country to reverse its recent decision to withdraw from the Arab League. Full text...

  • Libya's threatened withdrawal worries Arab League
    28 october 2002 21:41:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Local newspapers commented at length Sunday on the visit to Tripoli of Arab League secretary general Amr Moussa, in the wake of the country's decision to pull out of the Arab concert. Full text...

  • Libya's exit from Arab League worries Sudan
    25 october 2002 22:39:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Sudanese President Omar Hassan el Bashir has expressed concern about Libya's withdrawal from the League of Arab States. Full text...

  • Libya set to withdraw from the Arab League
    24 october 2002 15:39:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libya has officially asked for withdrawal from the League of Arab States, the Libyan News Agency (JANA) reported Thursday quoting sources at the African Unity Ministry in Tripoli. Full text...

  • President Deby's party condemns clashes in eastern Chad
    21 october 2002 22:13:00
    N'djamena- Chad (PANA) -- Chad's ruling Patriotic Movement for Salvation (MPS) Monday blamed the rebel Movement for Democracy and Justice (MDJT) for renewed clashes with government troops in the north-eastern Tibesti region. Full text...

  • 12 Somalis killed in renewed fighting in Baidoa
    21 october 2002 10:15:00
    Mogadishu- Somalia (PANA) -- Twelve Somalis were reported killed and more than 30 injured during heavy clashes between rival militias in Baidoa, capital of the self-proclaimed regional autonomy of south-west Somalia on Sunday. Full text...

  • Police and Touts Clash In Nigeria, One Killed
    15 october 2002 11:21:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- At least one person was reported killed Tuesday in a clash between armed policemen and touts at the volatile Mile 2 bus stop in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial city. Full text...

  • South African tourist injured in Bali explosion
    14 october 2002 08:36:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- Cape Town resident Morne Viljoen is one of hundreds of tourists injured in Saturday's bomb blasts on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali. Full text...

  • Mauritian pupils campaign against plastic bags
    30 september 2002 17:12:00
    Port Louis- Maurice (PANA) -- Mauritian pupils Monday stormed into shops and markets of Phoenix town to sensitize the public about the negative effects of plastic shopping bags on the environment. Full text...

  • South Africa takes innovative action on plastic waste
    26 september 2002 21:33:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- The South African government, business and labour have signed a ground-breaking agreement on the management of plastic bags, ending years of disagreement over the merits of increasing the thickness of shopping bags. Full text...

  • 2 Ivorians killed, 5 others wounded in community clashes
    14 september 2002 13:16:00
    Abidjan- Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Two Ivorians were killed and five others got wounded in community clashes in Cote d'Ivoire's remote town of Iboké, reliable sources said Saturday. Full text...

  • Uneasy calm after battle in Brazzaville
    14 june 2002 21:46:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Uneasy calm prevailed Friday in Brazzaville after the gun battle between the Ninja militia led by preacher Frederic Bitsangou alias Ntumi and government troops, west of the Congolese capital. Full text...

  • 63 Sudanese herdsmen reported killed in CAR
    29 may 2002 21:58:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Sixty-three herdsmen in Sudan's South Western Darfur State were killed in a recent clash with tribesmen from the Central African Republic (CAR), the Sudanese Foreign ministry has said. Full text...

  • Ethnic clashes force 200 western Ugandans to flee
    05 april 2002 18:39:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- At least 200 people have fled their homes following renewed ethnic clashes which started last Sunday in the western Ugandan district of Kabale, police authorities have confirmed. Full text...

  • Two killed as new Malagasy premier assumes office
    15 march 2002 20:51:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- Two persons were killed and about 40 others wounded Friday in a skirmish that followed the installation of Jacques Sylla, Madagascar's Prime Minister, appointed by self-proclaimed President Marc Ravalomanana. Full text...

  • Two killed as new Malagasy premier assumes office
    15 march 2002 20:51:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- Two persons were killed and about 40 others wounded Friday in a skirmish that followed the installation of Jacques Sylla, Madagascar's Prime Minister, appointed by self-proclaimed President Marc Ravalomanana. Full text...

  • One killed, three arrested following Malawi land clashes
    04 march 2002 13:09:00
    Lilongwe- Malawi (PANA) -- Three people have been arrested in the northern Malawi border district of Karonga following violent clashes over land that left one dead this past weekend. Full text...

  • Ethnic clashes claim 200 lives in northeast DR Congo
    18 february 2002 21:22:00
    Kigali- Rwanda (PANA) -- Ethnic clashes in the region of Bunia in northeastern DR Congo since late last week have claimed more than 200 lives, human rights and UN sources reported Sunday. Full text...

  • 5 killed, 20 wounded in fresh Somali clan clashes
    23 january 2002 20:12:00
    Mogadishu- Somalia (PANA) -- At least five persons were killed and 20 others wounded Tuesday evening in heavy fighting between two clans in Koryoley district in lower Shabele region of southern Somalia. Full text...

  • 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...

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