Politics - Governance
  • Nigeria: 'Africa's largest economy not among continent's best governed'
    01 october 2014 13:33:26
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria may be Africa's largest economy and its most populous, but it is not among the continent's best governed states by far, according to the 2014 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG). Full text...

  • Sudan: Opposition calls for formation of interim national government
    19 september 2014 14:34:53
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Sudanese Opposition National Umma Party (NUP) has called for the formation of an interim national government to run the general and presidential elections, set for April next year. Full text...

  • Uganda: Museveni sacks long-time PM Mbabazi
    19 september 2014 12:39:40
    Kampala, Uganda (PANA) - President Yoweri Museveni on Friday announced the sacking of Uganda’s long-time Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi in what is seen as the re-organisation of the government ahead of the 2016 elections. Full text...

  • Mali: Malian political parties sign Convention for Good Governance
    10 september 2014 13:48:43
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Sixty-two political parties in Mali have signed the country's Convention for Good Governance and named Dr. Boulkassoum Haïdara, vice president of the ruling Rally for Mali Party, as head of the grouping, reliable sources told PANA Wednesday. Full text...

  • Senegal: Gambia gets new Justice, FM ministers
    26 august 2014 14:38:38
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh, has dropped Mama Fatima Singhateh as the country's Justice Minister, replacing her with Justice Basirou Mahoney, official sources confirmed to PANA Tuesday. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Aziz forms new government in Mauritania
    22 august 2014 15:01:58
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, re-elected recently in the country's general polls, has announced the formation of a new government comprising 27 ministers, seven of whom are women. Full text...

  • Congo: Mediator chats new course for governance in CAR
    20 august 2014 13:58:26
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - Consultation among members of the Brazzaville forum is a prerequisite for the composition of a new government in the Central African Republic (CAR), said Mr. Alexandre-Ferdinand Nguendet, the Chairman of the National Transition Council (NTC) and mediator in the CAR crisis. Full text...

  • Zambia: Washington must stop encouraging abuses by Zambia’s ruling party, says CDDR
    06 august 2014 14:52:18
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - The Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR) in Zambia has called on the US administration to curb what it describes as blind support for the Patriotic Front (PF) government, charging that the government is responsible for growing political violence, repression and failure of governance "threatening the nation’s stability". Full text...

  • US: Civil Society Forum urges transparency, accountability in governance
    04 august 2014 17:47:52
    Washington DC, US (PANA) - More than 600 participants, comprising US and African government officials, members of the civil society groups, the diaspora, and private sector leaders on Monday in Washington DC, participated in a Civil Society Forum, as part of the US-Africa Leaders Summit. Full text...

  • Rwanda: President kagame appoints new PM
    23 july 2014 15:42:32
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) – Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, on Wednesday appointed Anastase Murekezi as his new Prime minister, official sources told PANA here. Full text...

  • Gambia: US-based Gambians condemn President Jammeh
    23 july 2014 15:36:56
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – US-based Gambians, under the banner of the Democratic Union of Gambian Activists (DUGA), have condemned President Yahya Jammeh's government for oppressing its citizens over the past 20 years, DUGA said in a statement received here by PANA Thursday. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Former president criticizes "catastrophic" situation in Mauritania
    22 july 2014 17:09:20
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The former president of Mauritania and defeated candidate in the latest presidential election, Ely Ould Mohamed Vall, has criticized what he called the "catastrophic" state of affairs in Mauritania, saying the country's political, social and economic situations were in a deplorable state. Full text...

  • Gambia: President Jammeh marks 20 years in power
    22 july 2014 15:34:14
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh, Tuesday (July 22) marked his 20 years in power in a low key manner, official sources confirmed to PANA. Full text...

  • Senegal: Gambia gets 2nd civil service head in as many weeks
    10 july 2014 14:34:55
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Gambian leader President Yahya Jammeh has appointed Dr. Kalilou Bayo as the country's newest Secretary General and Head of Civil Service, PANA confirmed Thursday. Full text...

  • Senegal: Gambia gets new head of civil service
    02 july 2014 13:53:21
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh, has appointed Abdoulie Sallah as the country's new Secretary General and head of the civil service, PANA confirmed from here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Libya: PM concedes defeat in constitutional court verdict
    09 june 2014 16:07:01
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The Libyan Prime Minister, Ahmed Maitigue, on Monday said he will respect the verdict of the Constitutional Chamber of Libya's Supreme Court which invalidated his appointment by the General National Congress (GNC), Full text...

  • Nigeria: Jonathan nominates former leading oppositon leader, 3 others as ministers
    04 june 2014 16:42:07
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, Wednesday forwarded the names of four individuals, including the former Kano State Governor, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, to the Nigerian Senate for confirmation as ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Full text...

  • Libya: Former PM still refuses to hand over power
    01 june 2014 10:50:14
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – Governance in Libya appears to be in limbo as former Libyan Prime Minister, Abdallah al-Theni, on Saturday reaffirmed his refusal to hand over power to Ahmed Maitigue, who was elected by the National General Congress (NGC, Parliament). Full text...

  • Senegal: African countries tasked on improving quality of governance
    31 may 2014 09:22:32
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - African countries have been urged to take measures to improve the quality of governance and public administration in the continent. Full text...

  • Gambia: Opposition leader says Pres Jammeh's policies have isolated country
    07 may 2014 18:24:09
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambia's opposition leader Omar Jallow has taken a swipe at President Yahya Jammeh's administration, saying it has alienated many friendly countries and isolated the West African nation Full text...

  • Libya: New PM promises consensual govt
    06 may 2014 13:47:21
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya's new Prime Minister, Ahmed Maitig, has announced his intention to form an "emergency and small" government, according to his broadcast late Monday on the state-run television. Full text...

  • Libya: Speaker confirms election of new Libyan PM
    05 may 2014 12:54:51
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan National General Congress (Parliament) Monday confirmed Sunday's controversial election of new Libyan Prime Minister Ahmed Maitigue. Full text...

  • Libya: Businessman Ahmed Maetig is Libya's new PM
    04 may 2014 17:22:51
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Parliament Sunday appointed Ahmed Maetig as the country's Prime Minister, succeeding Abdullah al-Thinni who resigned from the post about three weeks ago. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Mauritania to be peer reviewed
    25 april 2014 10:14:04
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Mauritania's governing processes will soon be reviewed under the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), Dr. Mustapha Mekideche, a member of the panel of eminent African personalities, has said. Full text...

  • Angola: Angolan president appoints new defence minister
    23 april 2014 14:16:19
    Luanda, Angola (PANA) – The Angolan president, José Eduardo dos Santos, on Wednesday appointed Joao Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço his new defence minister, replacing Cândido Pereira dos Santos Van-Dúnem. Full text...

  • Libya: 7 candidates compete for Prime Minister's job in Libya
    20 april 2014 14:53:44
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The Libyan National Congress (NGC), the highest political and legislative authority in Libya, Sunday began screening the seven candidates who are gunning for the post of Prime Minister, PANA reported from the Libyan capital. Full text...

  • Libya: PM's resignation likely to worsen political crisis in Libya -- Experts
    14 april 2014 15:14:22
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Mixed reactions and interpretations have followed Saturday's resignation of the Libyan Prime Minister, Abdullah al- Theni, despite his declaration that the move was informed by the need to protect the interest of the nation. Full text...

  • Senegal: Jammeh carries out minor cabinet reshuffle in Gambia
    11 april 2014 13:43:25
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, has carried out a minor cabinet reshuffle, appointing a new Foreign Minister and redeploying some others, PANA reported here Friday. Full text...

  • Libya: Congress confirms Abdullah al-Teni as Prime Minister
    08 april 2014 16:13:15
    Tripoli , Libya (PANA) - The General National Congress (GNC), Libya's highest political and legislative authority, on Tuesday confirmed interim Prime Minister, Abdullah al-Teni, in his post, asking him to form a new government within a week, according to Omar Hmeidan, the press officer of the GNC. Full text...

  • Mauritania: President Aziz pats self on the back, says "I've done well"
    08 april 2014 15:57:08
    Nouadhibou, Mauritania (PANA) – Assessing his first five-year term in office, the Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, on Monday said he had done extremely well, particularly in the areas of politics, security and the economy. Full text...

  • Mali: Moussa Mara named Mali's new Prime Minister
    06 april 2014 14:00:45
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The Malian minister of Town Planning and City policy, Mr. Moussa Mara, Full text...

  • Zambia: Sacking of Tourism Minister causes widespread speculation
    23 march 2014 12:04:11
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Zambian President Michael Sata enjoys the power to hire and fire cabinet ministers without giving reasons, but the recent sacking of his Tourism Minister, Sylvia Masebo, has left almost everybody guessing why the president dismissed Masebo. Full text...

  • UN: Expert calls for good governance in Nigeria
    28 february 2014 22:26:18
    New York, US (PANA) - Ms. Rita Izsak, the UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues, says good governance is essential for Nigeria to ensure minority rights, equality and peaceful coexistence for all its citizens. Full text...

  • Libya: Justice and construction party wants PM Zeidan to resign
    28 february 2014 00:09:00
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – Libya’s justice and construction party on Thursday called on the Libyan Prime Minister, Ali Zeidan, to resign, saying that the premier was not competent to lead the country’s affairs. Full text...

  • Senegal: CICC wants Sudanese President arrested
    27 february 2014 13:45:53
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Coalition for International Criminal Court (CICC) has urged DR Congo authorities to arrest President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan, indicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), PANA reported Thursday. Full text...

  • Senegal: Dismissed Gambian minister reinstated
    21 february 2014 18:30:57
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, on Thursday reinstated Teneng Ba Jaiteh as the country's energy minister, less than three days after firing her, a statement from the presidency revealed. Full text...

  • Nigeria: President Jonathan appoints new Chief of Staff
    18 february 2014 17:37:41
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday appointed retired Brig.-Gen. Jones Oladehinde Arogbofa, as his new Chief Of Staff (COS). Full text...

  • Libya: PM denies military coup claims
    14 february 2014 14:32:49
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, Friday denied claims that a military coup had taken place in Libya. Full text...

  • Mauritania: PM forms new government
    13 february 2014 16:46:52
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Mauritanian Prime Minister, Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf, Wednesday named members of his new government, according to the official list obtained here by PANA. Full text...

  • UN: Ban welcomes CAR's new transitional government
    29 january 2014 18:52:34
    New York, US (PANA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, on Wednesday welcomed the establishment of a new transition government in the Central African Republic (CAR) and urged determined national and international efforts to stop sectarian violence, which is affecting more than half of the country’s population. Full text...

  • Sudan: Opposition not impressed by Pres. Al-Bashir's call for reform
    29 january 2014 13:20:29
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan's President Omar Al-Bashir's rallying call for reform may not have impressed his country's opposition, going by their reactions to the call, PANA reported Wednesday. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: 'Governance improving in Africa, but....'
    28 january 2014 14:46:29
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Africa’s governance landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade with more multiparty elections than military coups, but the continent is not yet out of the woods, according to the African Union (AU)’s Commissioner for Political Affairs, Aisha Abdullahi. Full text...

  • Gabon: Daniel Ondo is new Premier
    25 january 2014 11:04:32
    Libreville, Gabon (PANA) - Sixty-eight-year-old Daniel Ona Ondo was Friday appointed the new Prime Minister of Gabon by President Ali Bongo Ondimba, replacing Raymond Ndong Sima who has been in office since 28 Feb. 2012. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Opposition coalition denounces corruption
    21 january 2014 20:34:23
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Democratic Opposition Coalition (DOC) in Mauritania, a umbrella of 10 parties, on Tuesday denounced alleged ''corruption and chaos'' in the government of president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. Full text...

  • Guinea: President Conde unveils new cabinet
    21 january 2014 15:08:43
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) – President Alpha Conde of Guinea on Monday unveiled his new cabinet, including Prime Minister Mohamed Said Fofana whom he re-appointed on Saturday following his resignation last Wednesday. Full text...

  • Zambia’s Defence Minister resigns over disagreement with President Sata
    23 december 2013 17:11:46
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Zambia’s Defense Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has resigned his appointment with immediate effect. Full text...

  • Nigerian govt, opposition trade words over call for Pres. Jonathan's removal
    15 december 2013 20:20:07
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The Nigerian presidency and the opposition on Sunday engaged in a war of words over the latter's call for the removal of President Goodluck Jonathan for "gross misconduct", PANA reported. Full text...

  • Sudan's First VP says he is stepping down
    06 december 2013 10:32:56
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan’s long-time serving First Vice President, Ali Osman Taha, is stepping down to make room for fresh blood in the coming cabinet reshuffle, the local media said on Friday. Full text...

  • Al-Bashir bids Sudanese ministers farewell prior to cabinet reshuffle
    03 december 2013 17:19:32
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir on Tuesday thanked his ministers for their performances as he prepares to reshuffle his cabinet in days to come. Full text...

  • World will no longer tolerate military in governance, warns President Jonathan
    08 november 2013 19:52:28
    Bissau, Guinea-Bissau (PANA) - Nigeria's president Goodluck Jonathan, on warned that the global community was no longer inclined to tolerate a role in governance by the military in Africa and other parts of the world. Full text...

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