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  • Brussels: EU congratulates new Egyptian president
    10 june 2014 20:22:58
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) – The European Union on Tuesday congratulated Abdul Fattah al-Sisi for his election as new Egyptian president. Full text...

  • Mauritania: AU observation mission to be deployed for Mauritanian presidential polls
    10 june 2014 18:20:45
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – An African Union (AU) electoral observation mission (MOEUA), led by Beji Caid Essebsi, will be deployed to Mauritania during the West African nation's presidential poll, scheduled for 21 June, official sources told PANA on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Cameroon: Ivorian parliamentary speaker visits Cameroon
    10 june 2014 18:09:00
    Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) – The Speaker of the Ivorian Parliament, Mr. Guillaume Soro, Tuesday began a five-day working visit to Cameroon, at the invitation of his Cameroonian counterpart, Cavaye Yeguie Djibrill, according to the Cameroonian Minister of Communication, Issa Tchiroma Bakary. Full text...

  • Mozambique: Renamo leader threatens to divide Mozambique
    10 june 2014 17:35:00
    Maputo, Mozambique (PANA) - Afonso Dhlakama, leader of the largest opposition party in Mozambique, the Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo), has threatened to divide the country if the government of President Armando Guebuza fails to meet demands for political dialogue. Full text...

  • Nigeria/ECOWAS: China, ECOWAS agree on strategic mechanism for effective cooperation
    10 june 2014 16:05:34
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - ECOWAS and China have agreed to establish a strategic consultative mechanism that will provide the framework for defining and implementing their cooperation for greater effectiveness. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Jonathan, Pakistani leader hold bilateral talks, sign agreements
    10 june 2014 15:50:52
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian leader, Goodluck Jonathan, and his Pakistani counterpart, Mahmoon Hussain, led their different countries to bilateral discussions Tuesday in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Ivorian, Senegalese MPs strengthen parliamentary cooperation
    10 june 2014 15:25:16
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – Following a visit to Abidjan from 4 to 8 June by the Senegalese Speaker of Parliament, Moustpha Niasse, the parliaments of Cote d'Ivoire and Senegal have agreed to implement the agreement they signed on 13 June, 2013. Full text...

  • Libya: UN Mission chief hails court decision invalidating PM's election
    10 june 2014 14:34:42
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The chief of the UN Support mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Tarek Metri, on Monday hailed the decision of the Libyan Supreme Court to invalidate the election of Ahmed Maitigue as the Libyan Prime Minister. Full text...

  • Sudan: 2nd opposition leader arrested in one month
    10 june 2014 11:54:57
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudanese opposition leader Ibrahim Al Sheikh has been arrested by the country's authorities and will be charged to court next week, his party, the Sudanese National Congress, said Tuesday. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: East African leaders urged to urgently deploy troops to South Sudan
    10 june 2014 11:31:37
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - South Sudan peace mediators have presented a six-point plan to stop the fighting in the country and called on the East African leaders, who are set to meet later Tuesday, to urgently deploy troops to stop war atrocities there. Full text...

  • US: UN envoy says political, security tensions threaten Libya’s transition
    09 june 2014 19:33:44
    New York, US (PANA) - Mr. Tarek Mitri, UN Special Representative and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), says the recent turmoil in Libya has not only slowed the pace of important aspects of the democratic transition but threatens to thrust the North African nation back into conflict and instability. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: IGAD Summit set to bolster South Sudan peace talks
    09 june 2014 18:03:13
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - East African leaders are set to meet President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar Tuesday to bolster the peace talks to end the fighting in South Sudan, officials said Monday. 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...

  • Libya: Court invalidates appointment of new PM (Updated, including GNC's reaction)
    09 june 2014 11:58:06
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Constitutional Chamber of Libya's Supreme Court Monday invalidated the appointment of new Prime Minister Ahmed Maitigue by the General National Congress (GNC), Full text...

  • Libya: Rocket fired at hotel own by new PM
    08 june 2014 14:32:32
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - A rocket-propelled grenade was on Saturday evening fired at a hotel in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, belonging to new Prime Minister Ahmed Maitigue, but no one was injured in the attack. Full text...

  • South Africa: President Zuma admitted to hospital
    07 june 2014 17:54:28
    Pretoria, South Africa (PANA) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has been "admitted to hospital for tests", according to an official statement by the presidency posted on the government website. Full text...

  • Libya: UN expresses concern about escalating violence in eastern Libya
    07 june 2014 12:00:41
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The UN High Commission for Human Rights (HCDH) has condemned the escalation of violence in eastern Libya, particularly in Benghazi, where assassinations and human rights violations are increasing at an alarming rate. Full text...

  • US: UN announces political initiative in Libya
    06 june 2014 18:09:24
    New York, US (PANA) - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Mr. Tarek Mitri, on Friday announced an initiative to bring together some of the country’s most influential actors to settle long-divisive issues, particularly the violence plaguing the east of the country. Full text...

  • Burundi: Nkurunziza returns to triumphant welcome after peace mission to France
    06 june 2014 18:04:08
    Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) – Burundi leader, Pierre Nkurunziza, adorned with the medal of merit for his engagement in peace processes he received from the city of Paris, France, returned home Friday to a tumultuous welcome here. Full text...

  • Tunisia: Tunisian leader says Africa is important to Tunisians
    06 june 2014 17:54:08
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – The Tunisian president, Mohamed Marzouki, on Friday underlined the importance of Africa to Tunisia, saying that the continent represents a strategic and promising extension for Tunisian investors, PANA reported. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: South Sudan mediators want 'renewed vigour' in inclusive talks
    06 june 2014 17:19:58
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The warring sides in South Sudan Friday began deliberations on an interim government and a comprehensive peace deal after a day-long delay to their talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Presidential electioneering campaign underway in Mauritania
    06 june 2014 16:50:34
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The electioneering campaign for the 21 June presidential election in Mauritania was officially launched Friday, with the five candidates, including incumbent Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, hitting the road to canvas for votes, PANA reported from here. Full text...

  • Angola: Chadian president in Luanda for Great Lakes mini-summit
    06 june 2014 15:04:03
    Luanda, Angola (PANA) – The Chadian president, Idriss Déby Itno, arrived Friday in the Angolan capital, Luanda, to attend the tripartite mini-summit with his counterparts from Angola and Congo on the situation in the Great Lakes region. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Vice PM resigns
    06 june 2014 11:15:57
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA)  - Mauritian Vice Prime Minister and Finance Minister Xavier-Luc Duval resigned Friday morning from the government, following Thursday night's announcement of an electoral alliance between the Labour Party of Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam, the main party in power, and the ''Mouvement Militant Mauricien (MMM)'' led by Opposition leader Paul Bérenger, PANA reported. Full text...

  • Libya: Intelligence services chief resigns
    05 june 2014 20:29:46
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The chief of the Libyan intelligence services, Salem al-Hassi, on Thursday presented his resignation to the National General Congress (NGC), the highest political and parliamentary body, citing political disorder in the country. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Senate vows no Nigerian land will be ceded to another country
    05 june 2014 17:36:19
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigerian Senate Thursday vowed never again to watch neighbouring countries annex portions of land belonging to Nigeria. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: UN report shows lack of trust in election boards ruins democracy
    05 june 2014 16:13:23
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The lack of trust in the electoral bodies to conduct free and fair elections and failure by political parties to contest elections are among the reasons Africa is experiencing poor democratization. Full text...

  • US: UN chief urges South Sudanese rivals to meet as required in peace accord
    05 june 2014 16:05:04
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, has urged South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and former Vice-President Riek Machar to meet on Monday, as agreed to in the 9 May document that seeks to end the fighting in the world's newest country. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: South Sudan rebels threaten to shoot down civilian aircraft
    05 june 2014 14:20:48
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - South Sudanese rebels warned Thursday they would shoot down civilian aircraft in its strongholds to stop what it alleges as an ongoing surveillance by government forces to assassinate rebel military commanders. Full text...

  • South Africa: Ruling party lashes out at critics, lays official complaint
    05 june 2014 11:43:15
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has lashed out at its detractors, serving notice that it will no longer tolerate “racist” criticism. Full text...

  • Belgium: G7 affirms support for Libya
    05 june 2014 09:07:37
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - Leaders of the world's seven most industrialised countries (G7) have reaffirmed their support for a ''free, democratic and prosperous'' Libya. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Opposition protests ahead of 21 June election
    05 june 2014 07:30:27
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Mauritanian opposition coalition Wednesday staged a massive demonstration in the capital city of Nouakchott to denounce the 21 June presidential election in the country, which it said lacks the guarantee of transparency. Full text...

  • Libya: Information Minister resigns
    05 june 2014 07:19:09
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya's Information Minister Khaled Othmane resigned Wednesday “in the interest of the country”, PANA reported from the Libyan capital. Full text...

  • Mali: Malian PM and AU mission chief hold talks
    04 june 2014 21:18:05
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – Malian Prime minister Moussa Mara and the African Union (AU) mission chief for Mali and Sahel (Misahel), Pierre Buyoya, on Wednesday held talks in Bamako about the reopening of the Malian inclusive talks, says a press release issued on Wednesday by Misahel. Full text...

  • Nigeria: President Jonathan congratulates new Presidents of Malawi, Egypt
    04 june 2014 20:35:17
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated newly elected Presidents Peter Mutharika of Malawi and Abdulfattah Al-Sisi of Egypt. Full text...

  • Tunisian: President Marzouki receives Gabonese FM
    04 june 2014 19:19:33
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The President of Tunisia, Moncef Marzouki, on Wednesday received the Gabonese Foreign Minister, Emmanuel Ngondet, who handed him an invitation from the President of Gabon, Ali Bongo, to pay an official visit to the country. Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Int'l community must help new Guinea Bissau authorities, says UN chief
    04 june 2014 18:23:39
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The special representative of the UN Secretary General for West Africa, Saïd Djinnit, on Wednesday said that the international community must mobilize to assist the new Guinea Bissau authorities following recent elections there. Full text...

  • Angola: Cape Verde PM expected in Luanda
    04 june 2014 18:07:28
    Luanda, Angola (PANA) – The Cape Verdean Prime minister, Jose Maria Neves, was due in Luanda Wednesday for a two-day official to Angola, the Angolan ministry of Foreign Relations said here in a statement. Full text...

  • Senegal: President Sall hails Abdou Diouf’s leadership at OIF
    04 june 2014 17:10:05
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – The Senegalese president, Macky Sall, Wednesday praised Abdou Diouf for his dynamic leadership as Secretary General of the International Organization of Francophonie (OIF). Full text...

  • Togo: Opposition ANC blames ruling party for breakdown in political dialogue
    04 june 2014 16:57:20
    Lome, Togo (PANA) – The opposition party in Togo, the National Alliance for Change (ANC), has blamed the ruling majority for the breakdown in the political dialogue ahead of institutional and constitutional reforms in the country. 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: UN tasks Libyans on peace
    04 june 2014 12:54:56
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Wednesday called all Libyan stakeholders to avoid bloodshed and ensure a successful political transition, following the escalation of the country's political crisis. Full text...

  • Burundi: President Nkurunziza in France to receive peace medal
    04 june 2014 12:27:03
    Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza will Thursday in Paris, France, receive a medal of merit from the international association of peace soldiers (AISP) for his contribution to peacekeeping operations around the world. Full text...

  • UN: Ban voices hopes for democracy, stability in Egypt
    03 june 2014 22:23:29
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday expressed his hope that Egypt's President-elect, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, will support the people’s aspirations for a stable and democratic country. Full text...

  • Libya: Electoral Commission announces start parliamentary vote campaign
    03 june 2014 22:15:26
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan High Electoral Commission on Tuesday announced the start of campaign for parliamentary elections scheduled for 25 June at the time when the country is going through a deep political crisis at the highest level. Full text...

  • Libya: NGC members blame past governments for insecurity
    03 june 2014 21:42:07
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – Several members of the Libyan National General Congress (NGC), the highest political and parliamentary authority, on Tuesday accused the governments of former Prime ministers Ali Zeidan and Abdallah al-Theni, of failing to ensure security in the country despite the huge budgets and facilities given to them. Full text...

  • Algeria: 'Arab Spring' has strengthened terrorist groups - Algerian FM
    03 june 2014 20:10:00
    Algiers, Algeria (PANA) - The popular protests that rocked the Arab world known as the "Arab Spring" have helped to strengthen the ideological influence of terrorist groups, Ramtane Lamamra, Algerian Foreign Minister, said on Tuesday in Algiers. Full text...

  • Cameroon: Ivorian parliamentary speaker expected in Cameroon next week
    03 june 2014 16:29:01
    Douala, Cameroon (PANA) – The Speaker of the Ivorian National Assembly, Guillaume Soro, is expected in Cameroon next week, diplomatic sources told PANA Tuesday. Full text...

  • Belgium: EU Foreign Affairs Commission meets over concluded Egyptian presidential polls
    03 june 2014 14:42:42
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) – An extraordinary meeting of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the European parliament will be held Wednesday in Brussels to review the outcome of the presidential poll in Egypt, official sources told PANA here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: South Sudan peace talks resume ahead of deployment of UN peacekeepers
    03 june 2014 14:38:14
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - South Sudanese peace talks are set to resume in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, Thursday, ahead of the UN deployment of its peacekeepers from East Africa. Full text...

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