Politics - Summit
  • African Leaders Condemn Violence in East Timor
    09 september 1999 09:29:00
    SIRTE- Libya (PANA) -- African leaders attending the OAU extraordinary summit Thursday urged the United Nations and the international community to take decisive and urgent steps to stop the "current and dramatic situation" in East Timor, following the continuation of violence, killings and destruction of property. Full text...

  • Taylor Changes His Mind, Heads For OAU Summit
    08 september 1999 09:29:00
    MONROVIA- Liberia (PANA) -- Liberian President Charles Taylor finally left the country Tuesday for Libya to attend an extraordinary summit of the OAU opening in Sirte Wednesday. Full text...

  • Libyan Leader Says Africa Must Unite Or Perish
    07 september 1999 09:29:00
    TRIPOLI- Libya (PANA) -- The Libyan leader, Col. Full text...

  • Libya Pays OAU contributions For Seven States
    07 september 1999 09:29:00
    TRIPOLI- Libya (PANA) -- Libya Monday night presented a 4. Full text...

  • Libya Pays OAU contributions For Seven States
    07 september 1999 09:29:00
    TRIPOLI- Libya (PANA) -- Libya Monday night presented a 4. Full text...

  • Foreign Ministers Begin Charter Review
    06 september 1999 09:29:00
    TRIPOLI- Libya (PANA) -- African foreign ministers meet Monday evening in Tripoli to thrash out a draft review of the 36-year-old OAU charter to bring it up to date as the continent enters the new millennium. Full text...

  • OAU Secretary General in Tripoli
    04 september 1999 09:29:00
    TRIPOLI- Libya (PANA) -- The secretary-general of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), Salim Ahmed Salim, arrived in Tripoli Saturday, to attend the fourth extra-ordinary summit of the continental body which opens on 7 September. Full text...

  • Special Summit To Chart New Directions For OAU
    03 september 1999 09:29:00
    ADDIS ABABA- Ethiopia (PANA) -- After 35 years of existence, the OAU is expected to chart new directions into the next millennium when African leaders meet next week for a two-day extraordinary summit in Libya's seaport city of Sirte. Full text...

  • Summit Suggests Conference On Small Arms
    14 july 1999 20:40:00
    ALGIERS- Algeria (PANA) -- The 35th OAU summit has mandated the organisation's secretary-general, Salim Ahmed Salim, to convene a regional conference on small arms. Full text...

  • OAU Approves Convention On Terrorism
    14 july 1999 20:40:00
    ALGIERS- Algeria (PANA) -- African leaders Wednesday agreed to set up a mechanism that would fight international terrorism on the continent at the end of their three-day summit in Algiers. Full text...

  • OAU Directs Secretariat To Name Committee On Education
    14 july 1999 09:29:00
    ALGIERS- Algeria (PANA) -- African leaders, winding up the 35th Summit of the OAU Wednesday, have directed the secretariat to establish a steering committee that would implement the organisation's programme of action for the Decade of Education in Africa. Full text...

  • African Leaders Pledge To Respect Existing Borders
    14 july 1999 09:29:00
    ALGIERS- Algeria (PANA) -- African leaders Wednesday pledged to continue respecting the existing borders inherited at the time of independence. Full text...

  • Kadhafi Calls For Pan African Congress
    13 july 1999 09:29:00
    ALGIERS- Algeria (PANA) -- Libyan leader Col. Full text...

  • African Leaders Discuss Ethiopia-Eritrea Conflict
    13 july 1999 09:29:00
    ALGIERS- Algeria (PANA) -- Several African leaders met in Algiers to discuss the stalemate in efforts to end the border conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea. Full text...

  • Coup Makers Slated At OAU Summit
    13 july 1999 09:29:00
    ALGIERS- Algeria (PANA) -- Hard words were expressed during the closed-door session of the 35th OAU Summit in Algiers against putschists and African leaders who over-stayed in power. Full text...

  • Salim Appeals To African Leaders To Unite
    12 july 1999 09:29:00
    ALGIERS- Algeria (PANA) -- The 35th summit of the OAU opened Monday in Algiers with Secretary General Salim Ahmed Salim appealing to African leaders to muster enough resolve to "make the 21st century Africa's century. Full text...

  • Investment In Education Key To Africa's Success - Obasanjo
    12 july 1999 09:29:00
    ALGIERS- Algeria (PANA) -- Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo Monday called on African leaders to invest in education, science and technology in order to make the continent competitive in the 21st century. Full text...

  • Annan Says Africa Is Investors Paradise
    12 july 1999 09:29:00
    ALGIERS- Algeria (PANA) -- UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Monday told African leaders that the continent remains the most profitable region in the world for Amerian and Japanese investors. Full text...

  • Conflicts, Globalisation Top Agenda Of OAU Summit
    11 july 1999 09:29:00
    ALGIERS- Algeria (PANA) -- The 35th summit of the OAU, scheduled to open Monday morning in Algiers, has "conflicts in Africa" and the "challenge of globalisation" as two major issues topping its agenda. Full text...

  • Outgoing OAU Chairman Assesses Tenure
    11 july 1999 09:29:00
    OUAGADOUGOU- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- On the eve of turning over the OAU chairmanship to Algerian President, Abdel Aziz Bouteflika, at the grouping's 35th summit in Algiers, Burkinabe President Blaise Compaore Sunday assessed his term of office as an "accomplishment. Full text...

  • Compaore Urges Collegues To Examine Causes Of Conflict
    11 july 1999 09:29:00
    ALGIERS- Algeria (PANA) -- The outgoing OAU chairman, President Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso, Monday urged his African counterparts to use their annual gathering "to reflect deeply on the underlying causes of conflicts and reasons for their increase in the continent. Full text...

  • Foreign Ministers End Session
    10 july 1999 09:29:00
    ALGIERS- Algeria (PANA) -- African foreign mininsters ended their 70th ordinary session early Saturday after adopting about 20 resolutions to be submitted for approval by the 35th summit of the OAU, which begins Monday. Full text...

  • OAU Summit To Discuss Terrorism
    01 april 1999 20:40:00
    NAIROBI- Kenya (PANA) -- The 1999 Organisation of African Unity (OAU) summit in Algiers is expected to formulate recommendations on how to tackle the problem of terrorism, Algeria's ambassador to Kenya, Said Ali-Ketranji, said in Nairobi Thursday. Full text...

  • OAU Expresses Solidarity With President Vieira
    09 june 1998 20:40:00
    OUAGADOUGOU- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- African leaders Tuesday expressed solidarity with President Joao Bernardo Vieira of Guinea Bissau, following the reported mutiny by a group of that country's armed forces. Full text...

  • ADB's Poverty Reduction Initiative
    09 june 1998 20:40:00
    OUAGADOUGOU- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The African Development Bank (ADB) is stepping up financial and technical assistance designed to reduce poverty in member countries through the strengthening of their production capacity and promotion of policy reforms, the bank's president, Omar Kabbaj, has said. Full text...

  • Minister Hopeful Of End To Sanctions
    08 june 1998 20:40:00
    PANA Staff Correspondent OUAGADOUGOU- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The foreign minister of Burundi, Luc Rukingama, is optimistic that the two-year economic sanctions on the country would be lifted soon following progress in the restoration of constitutional rule. Full text...

  • African Leaders Open
    08 june 1998 09:29:00
    OUAGADOUGOU- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The 34th summit of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) opened Monday with speakers hammering on the need for a peaceful resolution of the ongoing border conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea. Full text...

  • Challenges Of Ouagadougou OAU Summit
    07 june 1998 20:40:00
    OUAGADOUGOU- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- When they step out from their luxury accommodation and are driven in limousine cars to "Ouaga 2000," venue of the OAU 34th summit opening Monday, African leaders would be greeted by unique but thought-provoking demands from children of the marginalised continent. Full text...

  • Innovations For 34th OAU Summit
    31 may 1998 20:40:00
    OUAGADOUGOU- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The government of Burkinabe President Blaise Compaore, whose country will host from 8-10 June the 34th OAU summit, promises to "positively transform" the proceedings of the conference by giving African leaders the opportunity to carry out "thorough discussions on essential issues. Full text...

  • Cultural Events set For OAU Summit
    28 may 1998 20:40:00
    OUAGADOUGOU- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Burkina Faso has lined up 60 artistic groups that will entertain leaders at the 34th Organisation of African Unity (OAU) summit to be held here from 8-10 June . Full text...

  • Burkina Gets Malian Donation For OAU Summit
    27 may 1998 20:40:00
    OUAGADOUGOU- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- In a show of solidarity, Mali has donated 20 heads of cattle and 50 sheep to Burkina Faso, which is hosting the 1998 annual summit of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). Full text...

  • Mbeki Says Pretoria Will Help Africa
    26 may 1998 09:29:00
    CAPE TOWN- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's Deputy President Thabo Mbeki has said Africa needs to take the initiative to establish peace, stability and economic upliftment. Full text...

  • Burkina OAU Summit To Cost 4.9 Billion F CFA
    24 may 1998 20:40:00
    OUAGADOUGOU- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The forthcoming summit of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in Ouagadougou will cost 4. Full text...

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