Politics - Governance
  • Gambian leader, Jammeh, sacks Health Minister
    29 november 2012 13:48:08
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh, on Wednesday sacked his Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Fatim Badjie, a statement from the presidency confirmed. Full text...

  • Gambia's gets new Information Minister
    14 november 2012 11:53:25
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has appointed Bala Garba Jahumpa as the country's Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure with effect from last Monday, the presidency said in a statement Wednesday. Full text...

  • New mayor of Burundi's capital takes office
    13 november 2012 21:01:31
    Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) – The new mayor of Bujumbura, Saidi Juma, on Tuesday took office, taking over from Evrard Giswaswa, who was the top administrator of the city for five years. Full text...

  • 2 new Gambian ministers sworn into office
    06 november 2012 16:19:27
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, has sworn into office two new cabinet ministers, PANA confirmed from here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Nigerian president effects minor cabinet change
    31 october 2012 19:58:52
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, on Wednesday effected a minor cabinet reshuffle with the Minister of State, Niger Delta Affairs, Hajia Zainab Kuchi, swapping places with the Minister of State in the Ministry of Power, Mr. Darius Dickson Ishaku. Full text...

  • Africa Progress Panel appreciates governance successes across the continent
    25 october 2012 15:42:48
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Though the Mo Ibrahim Foundation has withheld its prestigious Leadership Award for 2012, the Africa Progress Panel (APP) said Thursday it applauded the many policy successes dotted around the continent. Full text...

  • UN envoy urges urgent action to avert Kismayu power vacuum
    24 october 2012 16:38:11
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud must move swiftly to form a governing administration in the port city of Kismayu, whose wealth was used for several decades to fund the activities of rebel groups, a UN Diplomat said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Jammeh drops Gambia's land minister
    23 october 2012 16:00:06
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh, on Monday sacked his Minister of Lands, Regional Administration and Traditional Rulers, Lamin Waa Juwara, PANA confirmed from here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Africa's regional powerhouses lag behind in governance
    16 october 2012 09:24:05
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Though governance has been improving in many countries in Africa, countries regarded as regional 'powerhouses' - Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa - are lagging behind, according to the sixth Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) published Monday. Full text...

  • Profile of New Libyan Prime Minister, Ali Zidane
    15 october 2012 15:25:22
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Following is a brief profile of the new Libyan Prime Minister, Ali Zidane Mohammed Zidane, who was elected Sunday evening by the Libyan General National Congress. Full text...

  • ECA wants media involvement in electoral processes, governance in Africa
    11 october 2012 15:10:14
    Rabat, Morocco (PANA) - Participants in a workshop on the African Governance Report (AGR III), which ended here Wednesday, have recommended the speedy establishment of a network of African media professionals on governance and diversity. Full text...

  • Somalia sets up new administration for Kismayu
    10 october 2012 17:27:40
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Somali leaders have formed a new administration for Kismayu, to replace the ousted Al Shabaab leadership who fled the area after a military offensive by the Kenyan forces under the African Union Mission (AMISOM). Full text...

  • Mo Ibrahim prize for good governance in Africa to be awarded in November
    21 september 2012 21:25:53
    Paris, France (PANA) – The Mo Ibrahim Prize instituted by the Sudanese businessman, Mohamed Ibrahim, to encourage good governance in Africa, will be awarded on 10 November in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, sources close to the Mo Ibrahim Foundation based in London told PANA on Friday. Full text...

  • Zambian President launches major road construction project
    20 september 2012 13:02:21
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambian President Michael Sata Thursday in Lusaka launched a road construction and rehabilitation project expected to cover 8,000 kilometres at a cost of about 28.4 trillion Zambian Kwacha (1US$=K5,000) Full text...

  • Ogoni independence declaration: Leaders deny move
    03 september 2012 20:05:53
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Leaders of the Ogoni people in Nigeria's south-south Rivers State, on Monday met with President Goodluck Jonathan and disassociated themselves from the recent declaration of independence by members of a faction of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP). Full text...

  • Zambian President, Sata, dismisses Justice Minister
    31 august 2012 14:04:58
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambian President Michael Sata has sacked his Justice Minister Sebastian Zulu. Full text...

  • Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh, "fires" High Education minister
    28 august 2012 14:52:33
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh, has removed Mambury Njie, his Minister of Higher Education, Research Science and Technology, PANA reported Tuesday, quoting government sources. Full text...

  • Burundi's president hails his country's democratisation progress
    27 august 2012 21:17:32
    Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) – Burundi's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, on Monday hailed the progress made by his country in its democratisation process, expressing satisfaction over the vitality of Republican institutions. Full text...

  • Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh, announces minor cabinet reshuffle
    24 august 2012 15:25:47
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, has carried out a minor cabinet reshuffle, which saw the return of Dr. Mamadou Tangara to the foreign affairs ministry, PANA confirmed from here Friday. Full text...

  • Uganda's Museveni reshuffles cabinet, re-appoints FM
    15 august 2012 18:44:01
    Kampala, Uganda (PANA) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, has reshuffled his cabinet, re-appointing the Vice President and Prime Minister and bringing back top allies who resigned a year ago over a procurement scandal over the 2007 Commonwealth Heads of State Summit. Full text...

  • Nigerian govt. lifts State of Emergency imposed on 15 local govt. areas in 4 States
    18 july 2012 17:24:15
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - The Nigerian government has lifted the State of Emergency imposed on four States, citing improved security situation in those areas. Full text...

  • AU wants toppled Malian government restores
    15 july 2012 09:06:43
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has called for the restoration of military-toppled Malian President Amadou Toumani Toure. Full text...

  • Togolese Prime Minister, Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo, resigns
    12 july 2012 16:39:37
    Lomé, Togo (PANA) – The Togolese Prime Minister, Gilbert Fossoun Hougbo, has resigned from the government to President Faure Gnassingbé, according to an official statement issued here Wednesdy. Full text...

  • Zambia's President Sata re-aligns ministries
    10 july 2012 14:12:06
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambian President Michael Sata has split the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism into two, with Given Lubinda continuing as Foreign Affairs Minister and MP Sylvia Masebo appointed Minister of Tourism and Arts. Full text...

  • Tanzanian President shuffles cabinet, fires 6 ministers
    04 may 2012 18:18:50
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete reshuffled his cabinet Friday, dropping six ministers and two deputy ministers following their accusation in parliament for being irresponsible in managing public funds either directly in their ministries or in institutions falling under their charge. Full text...

  • Tanzanian President names 3 MPs, including opposition party leader
    04 may 2012 09:13:20
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Using his constitutional prerogative, Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete has nominated three new Members of Parliament, including an opposition party leader, in a move seen by analysts here as a prelude to shuffling the Cabinet. Full text...

  • UN Security Council demands restoration of constitutional order in Guinea-Bissau
    21 april 2012 19:16:22
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Security Council on Saturday demanded the 'immediate' restoration of constitutional order in Guinea-Bissau, as well as the reinstatement of the country's legitimate government. Full text...

  • Mali gets new Premier
    17 april 2012 18:41:37
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The leader of the party of the rally for Mali’s economic development (RPDEM), Mr. Cheick Modibo Diarra, has been appointed the transition Prime Minister, in accordance with the agreement signed 6 April between the ruling junta and ECOWAS, official sources told PANA in the capital Bamako. Full text...

  • Libyan official warns against corruption
    09 april 2012 13:19:27
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - An official of Libya's National Transition Council (NTC), Mr. Muhamed Al-Harizi, has warned against corruption and embezzlement of public funds in the country. Full text...

  • Malawi Police Chief sacked
    08 april 2012 19:58:06
    Blantyre, Malawi (PANA) - Malawi police chief Peter Mukhito has been sacked, the state radio and television reported on Sunday. Full text...

  • Burundi president announces minor cabinet reshuffle
    09 february 2012 17:17:06
    Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) – Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza, on Wednesday carried out a minor cabinet reshuffle which was marked by the appointment of Tabu Abdallah Manirakiza as the new Minister of Finance and Economic Development Planning, PANA reported from here. Full text...

  • Gambia's Foreign Minister reappointed
    07 february 2012 12:55:24
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Dr. Mamadou Tangara, the immediate past Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Corporation in the Gambia, has been reappointed to his post as part of moves by President Yahya Jammeh to reconstitute his cabinet, PANA confirmed Tuesday. Full text...

  • Gambian President appoints first batch of ministers
    06 february 2012 20:19:48
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has appointed the first batch of ministers following last week's dissolution of his cabinet after elections late last year. Full text...

  • UN, partners say Somalia's interim political arrangement must end in August
    06 february 2012 19:33:45
    New York, US (PANA) - The International Contact Group on Somalia (ICG), which brings together the UN and its diplomatic partners in support of efforts to restore peace and stability in Somalia, on Monday insisted that the country’s current transitional governing arrangements must end on 20 August, 2012, as stipulated in recent agreements. Full text...

  • Gambian president dissolves cabinet
    03 february 2012 14:00:28
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has dissolved his cabinet, sacking all his ministers and the Vice President, Madam Isatou Njie-Saidy, who doubled as minister of Women Affairs, a press statement from the State House revealed here Friday. Full text...

  • Ban tasks Egypt on transition to civilian rule
    31 january 2012 07:23:12
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Egypt to maintain its commitment to implementing the road map to an early transition to democratic rule, while expressing his satisfaction at the orderly conduct of the recent legislative elections. Full text...

  • President Sata sacks provincial minister
    16 december 2011 14:34:32
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Zambian President Michael Sata has terminated the appointment of Lukulo Katombora as Southern Province minister with immediate effect, a statement released Friday by the President’s special assistant for press and public relations George Chellah, announced. Full text...

  • Bashir retains close confidants in new cabinet
    08 december 2011 11:21:13
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan's ruling National Congress Party (NCP) has announced a new cabinet in which President Omar al-Bashir retained all his close confidants in their position, especially the Ministers of Defence and Presidential Affairs. Full text...

  • Angolan President fires Energy Minister
    01 december 2011 17:07:02
    Luanda, Angola (PANA) - Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos, Thursday dismissed the Minister of Energy and Water, Emanuela Bernardeth Afronso Vieria Lopes, according to a press statement Thursday from the Civil Office of the Presidency in Angola. Full text...

  • EU to launch programme to strengthen civil society in North Africa
    29 november 2011 14:45:42
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The European Union (EU) will early next year launch a programme to strengthen the civil society in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia, a statement issued Tuesday in Brussels said. Full text...

  • ECOWAS conference to discuss justice system
    28 november 2011 20:39:56
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - What should be done to establish a justice system likely to guarantee the rule of law from the political, economic, social and cultural perrspectives? Full text...

  • Nigerian govt., opposition clash over media blackout
    27 november 2011 17:08:42
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's main opposition Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has sharply criticised the federal government after a phone-in programme scheduled for South-west Osun state Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, on the federal government-owned Radio Nigeria was suddenly cancelled on Saturday. Full text...

  • Nigeria's President to hold 'state of the nation' parley with party leaders
    27 november 2011 11:09:18
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan plans to hold a meeting with the leaders of all major political parties on the state of the nation this week, the local media reported Sunday, quoting presidency sources. Full text...

  • Egypt appoints Ganzouri Premier
    25 november 2011 14:23:31
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Egypt on Friday formally named a new Prime Minister tasked with forming a 'salvation government', three days before the start of legislative elections in the north African country, state television reported. Full text...

  • Ban welcomes new interim government in Libya
    23 november 2011 19:46:59
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday welcomed the formation of the new interim government in Libya, congratulating Prime Minister Abdurrahim El-Keib and members of his cabinet. Full text...

  • AU welcomes formation of new Libyan govt
    23 november 2011 14:48:56
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The African Union (AU) Wednesday welcomed the formation of a new government in Libya, which was unveiled Tuesday by Prime Minister Abdel Rahim el-Keeb to govern the country until legislative elections in mid 2012. Full text...

  • DEVELOPING STORY: Egypt's ruling military agrees unity govt
    22 november 2011 17:36:26
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Egypt's interim ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) has agreed to the formation of a unity government, following a meeting with political and revolutionary forces, unconfirmed reports said here Tuesday. Full text...

  • BREAKING NEWS: Egyptian government resigns
    21 november 2011 20:37:51
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The cabinet of Egypt's Prime Minister Essam Sharaf has resigned, the state television reported Monday night. Full text...

  • Nigeria opposition tasks President Jonathan on 'controversial' policies
    13 november 2011 14:02:16
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Raising the debate on the planned removal of fuel subsidy and the proposed single-tenure for the President to another level, Nigeria's main opposition Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) on Sunday challenged President Goodluck Jonathan to subject the issues to a debate and referendum. Full text...

  • Libya’s NTC to appoint new prime minister
    30 october 2011 12:38:29
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – With the Libyan National Transition Council (NTC) now firmly entrenched in Tripoli, the Libyan capital, the new authorities are due to appoint a transition prime minister who will be president of the Executive Committee, PANA learnt from reliable sources. Full text...

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