Partners

Africa Union

Badea - Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa

gender

lap

Afriqiyah


Follow us on

29th African Union Summit,
27th June to 4th July 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Australia Says May Impose Sanctions On Zimbabwe
    08 february 2002 16:38:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Australia is considering imposing unilateral sanctions on Zimbabwe over alleged human rights abuses after the collapse of Commonwealth moves to censure the southern African country, a local has reported. Full text...

  • Libyan leader advocates free movement of Africans in Africa
    03 february 2002 15:55:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan Head of State Col. Full text...

  • Japan pledges $3 million for Sierra Leone
    22 january 2002 20:50:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- Japan has pledged three million dollars in support of programmes for the reintegration of disarmed combatants in Sierra Leone, the UN announced Tuesday. Full text...

  • SADC's summit will also discuss ways to fund African Union
    11 january 2002 19:52:00
    Blantyre- Malawi, PANA - The African Union (AU) is- to begin its operations in July this year, Southern African Development Community (SADC) Deputy Executive Secretary Albert Muchanga said at a news conference Friday in Blantyre. Full text...

  • Congo gets 750,000 euros to reintegrate ex-combatants
    10 january 2002 11:02:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- The European Commission said it has granted Congo 750,000 euros (over 660,000 US dollars) for the reintegration of ex-combatants and the collection of weapons in the country. Full text...

  • Maghreb foreign ministers to meet in January
    22 december 2001 20:04:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Foreign ministers from the five-nation Arab Maghreb Union (UMA) will hold their 19th session in Algiers from 17-18 January, Radio Morocco reported Saturday. Full text...

  • Outgoing ECOWAS chairman calls for institutional reform
    20 december 2001 22:17:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Outgoing ECOWAS chairman and Malian President Alpha Oumar Konare has called for institutional reforms to speed up economic integration in West Africa. Full text...

  • Angolan customs to auction 150 vehicles
    17 december 2001 18:27:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- Angola's customs department announced Monday that it was auctioning 150 vehicles at the port after importers failed to clear them within 60 days. Full text...

  • No requests for UEMOA membership from Ghana, Nigeria
    17 december 2001 11:17:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) has never received any official request for membership from Ghana or Nigeria, UEMOA Commission chairman Moussa Toure has said in Dakar. Full text...

  • ECOWAS urged to implement trade liberalisation
    16 december 2001 16:08:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegalese foreign minister Cheikh Tidiane Gadio on Saturday urged Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) member countries to start implementing the 1990 trade liberalisation plan with immediate effect. Full text...

  • ECOWAS discusses single currency in Dakar
    15 december 2001 16:27:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The 28th ordinary meeting of Central Bank governors from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) held Friday in Dakar, with focus on the single monetary zone envisaged for the sub region, among other issues. Full text...

  • African experts discuss co-operation
    10 december 2001 12:17:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- African Experts began meeting Monday at Gallagher Estate near Johannesburg to streamline and promote security, stability and development co-operation on the continent. Full text...

  • Abidjan Youths Form Body for Regional Integration
    05 december 2001 22:01:00
    Abidjan- Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) -- A movement for subregional integration, known as "Jeunesse pour l'Unité Africaine" or JUA, was set up Wednesday in Abidjan to "enhance relations between the Ivorian people and nationals of other West African countries". Full text...

  • Libya's Kadhafi congratulates Moi of Kenya
    05 december 2001 14:03:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The leader of the Libyan revolution, Colonel Moammar Kadhafi, has congratulated Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi for the measures taken by his country, Uganda and Tanzania to consolidate political and economic relations among their countries. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe approves African Union rights protocol
    05 december 2001 11:44:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- The Zimbabwe government Wednesday approved an African Union (AU) protocol establishing an African Human and People's Rights Court. Full text...

  • Mkapa asks EAC judges, MPs to guard community judiciously
    03 december 2001 08:24:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa has appealed to judges of the East African court of justice and members of the regional parliament to guard the East African Community (EAC) from disintegrating, the official Sunday News has reported. Full text...

  • East African Community: once bitten twice shy
    25 november 2001 18:22:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Only last week, authorities in Tanzania expelled more than 1,000 Ugandans believed to be living in the country illegally, with Dar es Salaam reports saying the "aliens" were rounded up in the Kagera and Kigoma regions on the borders with Uganda and Rwanda. Full text...

  • Malian President urges for enhanced ECOWAS-WAEMU consultations
    23 november 2001 13:54:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Malian President and current chairman of both the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), Alpha Oumar Konare, has called for an institutional mechanism for consultations between the two sub-regional structures. Full text...

  • OAU experts meeting polarised over issue of polygamy
    16 november 2001 13:17:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- An OAU experts meeting considering the Additional Protocol to the African Charter, on Human and People's Rights on the Rights of Women on Thursday failed to reach a consensus on whether polygamy should be prohibited. Full text...

  • Mozambican minister declares regional integration irreversible
    06 november 2001 22:13:00
    Maputo- Mozambique (PANA) -- Mozambique's finance minister Luisa Diogo declared Tuesday that regional economic integration in southern African countries "is inevitable and irreversible, and is certainly an indispensable lever for winning a place for the region in the globalisation of economies". Full text...

  • Angola's national audit office joins AFROSAI
    30 october 2001 23:09:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- The Angolan National Audit Office has joined the African Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (AFROSAI), Juliao Antonio, President of the Angolan Office has said. Full text...

  • Mogae urges faster African integration
    26 october 2001 13:43:00
    Gaborone- Botswana (PANA) -- Botswana President Festus Mogae says Africa must fully integrate in line with the current trend of globalisation, and to keep pace with the rest of the world. Full text...

  • Kagame meets Dutch co-operation minister
    24 october 2001 19:47:00
    Kigali- Rwanda (PANA) -- Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Wednesday received the Dutch co-operation minister Eveline Harfkens at State House in Kigali. Full text...

  • African Economic Union urges members to meet obligations
    22 october 2001 14:26:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- A three-day extra-ordinary General Assembly of the African Economic and Social Councils Union (UCESA), has ended in Cotonou, with a call on member countries to meet their financial obligations to the Union. Full text...

  • Niger-Nigeria Joint Commission chief sets priorities
    12 october 2001 15:58:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Peter Oyedele has taken office as new Secretary-General of the Niger-Nigeria Joint Commission, describing the 1,500-km common border between the two countries, as a precious tool for economic integration. Full text...

  • Livestock chairman on assessment mission in Chad
    12 october 2001 14:28:00
    N'djamena- Chad (PANA) -- The current chairman of the ministerial conference on Cattle, Meat and Fishing Resources (CEBEVIRHA), Cameroon's Hamadjoda Adjoudji was Friday into the second day of an assessment mission in N'djamena, Chad. Full text...

  • Seminar for French-speaking radio, TV technicians
    10 october 2001 20:01:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Technicians drawn from 45 radio and television stations in French-speaking countries will gather in Dakar Friday for a six-day seminar on latest audio-visual technologies. Full text...

  • 12 states adopt ECOWAS travel document
    07 october 2001 18:37:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Twelve out of the 15 countries in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have printed the sub-regional grouping's identity card, the organisation's executive secretary, Lansana Kouyate, said in Dakar Saturday. Full text...

  • ECA official's recipe for African integration
    06 october 2001 15:53:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Africa should strengthen its econonmic institutions to speed regional integration and mininise the negative effects of globalisation, an official of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), has recommended. Full text...

  • ECA official's recipe for African integration
    06 october 2001 09:21:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Africa should strengthen its econonmic institutions to speed regional integration and mininise the negative effects of globalisation, an official of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), has recommended. Full text...

  • Mauritius moves to foster social integration
    25 september 2001 11:03:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius is setting up a National Economic and Social Council to promote social integration and economic development, Economic Development and Corporate Affairs Minister, Sushil Khushiram announced Tuesday. Full text...

  • Benin girl empowerment project into 6th edition
    20 september 2001 21:15:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The sixth edition of a project initiating young Benin girls into active and professional life, began Wednesday with about 40 girls on roll. Full text...

  • Libya, Sudan Hold Talks On Economic Integration
    11 september 2001 20:01:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Libyan Prime Minister Mubarak el Shamikh arrived in Khartoum Tuesday to attend the meeting of the Sudanese-Libyan ministerial committee on integration, scheduled to start Wednesday. Full text...

  • Obasanjo urges Essy to move African Economic Community
    04 september 2001 18:58:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo Tuesday received the in-coming Secretary-General of the African Union, Amara Essy in the State House, Abuja, and urged him to get on with forging a strong and viable continent-wide economic community. Full text...

  • Libyan legislature commends African leaders
    03 september 2001 21:15:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The General Peoples' Congress (GPC), Libya's highest legislative body, has praised efforts made by Col. Full text...

  • Nujoma, Kabila reaffirm support for African Union
    23 august 2001 20:14:00
    Windhoek- Namibia (PANA) -- President Joseph Kabila of DR Congo Thursday wound up a two-day official visit to Namibia with both countries reaffirming their commitment to the principles, ideals and objectives of the Africa Union. Full text...

  • African masses should champion unification of continent
    23 august 2001 15:51:00
    Accra- Ghana (PANA) -- Ghana's biggest newspaper has said declarations of intent by African leaders to see the newborn African Union succeed were not enough and urged the masses to push forward for continental union. Full text...

  • SADC reviews structures
    06 august 2001 23:22:00
    Gaborone- Botswana (PANA) -- After taking its first step towards reorganisation last week, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has set itself an ambitious agenda for a complete shake-up of its structures. Full text...

  • Australia's Aborigines Appeal to Mugabe for Land Support
    06 august 2001 15:48:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Australia's Aborigines Monday appealed to Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe for support at the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in their bid to wrestle land from whites in that country. Full text...

  • Ben Ali pleased with creation of African Union
    04 august 2001 15:55:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisian President, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali has described the birth of the African Union as a major achievement which paves the way for new forms of efficient co-operation and adjustment to globalisation. Full text...

  • Zambian timber merchants fear domination
    02 august 2001 15:20:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian timber merchants have expressed fears about fellow countries of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) like Egypt and South Africa dominating the sector, under African Union. Full text...

  • Zambia consults OAU secretariat on experts' meetings
    01 august 2001 08:23:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambia has begun consulting the OAU secretariat in Addis Ababa on arrangements for a series of technical committee meetings that would give shape to the main structure of the African Union. Full text...

  • Movement sees dictatorship as hindrance to African Union
    30 july 2001 17:17:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The secretary-general of the Kampala-based Pan-African Movement, Tajudeen Abdulrahim, says African leaders with dictatorial tendencies pose the greatest threat to the African Union that was endorsed at the Lusaka Summit of the OAU two weeks ago. Full text...

  • Movement sees dictatorship as hindrance to African Union
    30 july 2001 16:22:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The Secretary-General of the Kampala-based Pan-African Movement, Tajudeen Abdulrahim, says African leaders with dictatorial tendencies pose the greatest threat to the African Union, endorsed at the 37th Summit of the OAU in Lusaka, Zambia, two weeks ago. Full text...

  • South African opposition urges broader base for union bid
    30 july 2001 15:05:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) Sunday warned against leaving the rebirth of democracy and good governance, free trade and growth in Africa exclusively to an elite of leaders and African nationalists. Full text...

  • Springboks beat visiting Wallaby in tri-nations match
    28 july 2001 19:04:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's Springboks beat the Australian rugby World champions 20-15 in a tri-nations match played Saturday at Minolta Loftus stadium in Pretoria. Full text...

  • Rabat reiterates conditions for membership with AU
    28 july 2001 15:54:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Morocco has reiterated its refusal to be part of the African Union as long as the Sarahouie Arab Democratic Republic is recognised as a member of the continental body. Full text...

  • Australian in Sub-Saharan Africa Mining Conference begins
    26 july 2001 16:50:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's minerals and energy minister Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Thursday opened the Australia in sub-Saharan African Mining Conference in Pretoria, whose goal is to attract investors to the continent. Full text...

  • American welcomes AU, but urges leaders to go beyond words
    25 july 2001 17:51:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- An American journalist has described as "positive" the decision by African leaders to launch the African Union, but warns that their commitment should go beyond lip-service. Full text...

  • UNEP promises to strengthen collaboration with AU
    24 july 2001 15:32:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The UN Environment Programme was prepared to strength its collaboration with African institutions in order to become a full partner in major initiatives on the continent, UNEP Executive Director Klaus Toepfer said Tuesday in Addis Ababa. Full text...

images images [73] [74] [75] [76] [77] [78] [79] [80] [81] [82] [83] images images


xhtml CSS