Politics - Diplomacy
  • Mohammed VI confers with Ivorian envoy
    01 april 2004 19:27:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- King Mohammed VI of Morocco held discussions in Tangier Thursday with Ivorian envoy Moise Lida Kouassi, official sources confirmed here. Full text...

  • Irish envoy hails Sierra Leone as model in conflict resolution
    30 march 2004 21:32:00
    Freetown- Sierra Leone (PANA) -- New Irish ambassador Liam Caniffe presented his letters of credence here Tuesday, acknowledging Sierra Leone as "a model for Africa in the area of conflict resolution". Full text...

  • Cameroon recalls ambassador to Malabo
    16 march 2004 17:04:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- The Cameroonian government has recalled its ambassador to Equatorial Guinea for "consultation", an official statement announced here on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Rwandans to get free entry visa to Kenya
    16 march 2004 14:12:00
    Kigali- Rwanda (PANA) -- Nairobi has lifted the entry visa fee of US$50 charged Rwandans travelling to Kenya, Radio Rwanda announced here Tuesday, quoting Kenyan ambassador Japhet Getuki. Full text...

  • Kagame off to Mozambique on a visit
    15 march 2004 11:58:00
    Kigali- Rwanda (PANA) -- Rwandan President Paul Kagame Monday left for Maputo on a two-day official visit to Mozambique, an official source said here. Full text...

  • Canada, Libya to enhance relations
    12 march 2004 19:24:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Canada's foreign minister William Graham has commended Libya's decision to stop its weapons of mass destruction programme in line with the current international reality. Full text...

  • Mubarak's comments irritate Algerian diplomacy
    10 march 2004 09:19:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem has officially protested against Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's comments justifying his rejection of a US plan for the Middle East. Full text...

  • French president Chirac receives Kadhafi's son
    08 march 2004 22:00:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- French President Jacques Chirac on Monday afternoon in Paris received the son of Colonel Moammar Kadhafi the Libyan leader, Saïf Al-Islam, who heads the Kadhafi Foundation. Full text...

  • Rwanda reopens embassies in Kinshasa, Ottawa, Tokyo
    05 march 2004 16:12:00
    Kigali- Rwanda (PANA) -- Rwanda is re-opening its diplomatic missions in DR Congo, Canada and Japan, closed in 1996, diplomatic sources said in Kigali Friday. Full text...

  • France names new ambassador to Zimbabwe
    05 march 2004 14:03:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- French President Jacques Chirac has appointed Michel Raimbaud as new ambassador to Zimbabwe, diplomatic source revealed here Friday. Full text...

  • Discord brews between Paris and Moroni over secularism
    04 march 2004 21:47:00
    Moroni- Comoros (PANA) -- A discord is simmering between Moroni and Paris over the latter's secular vision, with increased correspondence in recent weeks between the French embassy and the Comoros Foreign ministry, diplomatic sources indicated here. Full text...

  • Kadhafi says Libya paid dearly for right causes
    03 march 2004 15:44:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- The presence of MPs and officials from all parts of the world at the ongoing session of the People's General Congress (CGP) in Sirte, including those from former foes, was a source of pride for all Libyans, according to the Libyan leader, Colonel Moammar Kadhafi. Full text...

  • Gabon moves to refine foreign policy
    26 february 2004 12:17:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- The Gabonese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Co-operation and Francophonie has set up two new departments to efficiently co-ordinate and refine the country's foreign policy. Full text...

  • Outgoing UK envoy underscores peace in Ethiopia
    20 february 2004 09:05:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Peace and stability are necessary pre-conditions for development, and for the economy and people of Ethiopia to thrive, outgoing British Ambassador Myles Wickstead said here Friday. Full text...

  • France appoints new Ambassador to Angola
    17 february 2004 18:27:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- Guy Azais has been named new French Ambassador to Angola, replacing Alain Richard who ended a three- year tour of duty last December. Full text...

  • Libya invites Ben Ali to AU extraordinary summit
    13 february 2004 22:57:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Libyan foreign minister Abderrahman Chalgham on Friday handed a written message from Colonel Moammar Kadhafi to Tunisia's President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, including an invitation to attend the 27-28 February extraordinary African Union (AU) in Sirte. Full text...

  • New Chinese envoy to Cape Verde presents credentials
    12 february 2004 15:00:00
    Praia- Cape Verde (PANA) -- Chinese Ambassador to Cape Verde, Sun Rongmao has presented his letters of credence to President Pedro Pires, calling for enhanced cooperation in defending their common interests and promoting economic development. Full text...

  • Mauritian Prime Minister due in Paris
    10 february 2004 09:13:00
    Saint-Denis- Reunion (PANA) -- Mauritian Prime Minister Paul Berenger will visit France 11-14 February, diplomatic sources confirmed here Monday. Full text...

  • Gbagbo satisfied with Paris trip
    05 february 2004 20:32:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Visiting Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo affirmed here Thursday that he was deeply satisfied with discussions held with French authorities, including President Jacques Chirac. Full text...

  • Algeria irked by Madani's presence at Riyadh reception
    05 february 2004 19:00:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- Algeria's foreign ministry on Wednesday inquired from the Saudi ambassador here over the presence of Abbassi Madani, leader of the banned Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) at the traditional reception offered by King FAHD during the recent Aid El Adha (Muslim sacrifice feast). Full text...

  • Mbeki sends minister to foreign service
    02 february 2004 16:57:00
    Pretoria- South Africa (PANA) -- South African President Thabo Mbeki has re-assigned Arts, Culture, Science and Technology Minister Ben Ngubane from the ministry to a diplomatic post, Presidential spokesperson Bheki Khumalo said Monday. Full text...

  • Envoy pledges Cuban assistance to post-war Sierra Leone
    21 january 2004 20:32:00
    Freetown- Sierra Leone (PANA) -- New Cuban ambassador Hernandes Polledo Lucas Domingo presented his credentials here Tuesday pledging Havana's assistance to the reconstruction of war-ravaged Sierra Leone, State House sources affirmed Wednesday. Full text...

  • Angola clarifies Falcone's appointment at UNESCO
    15 january 2004 21:58:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- UNESCO director-general Koichiro Matsuura said the appointment of the alleged French arms dealer, Pierre Falcone, as Angola's Minister Counsellor to the UN agency, will not affect its relations with Luanda. Full text...

  • Tunisian president receives Libyan, Mauritanian envoys
    13 january 2004 21:39:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali on Tuesday granted separate audiences in Tunis to Libyan foreign and international cooperation minister Abderrahmane Chalgam and Mauritania's mining and industry minister, Zidane Ould Hamida. Full text...

  • Dos Santos calls for major international action in Angola
    12 january 2004 10:17:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has enjoined diplomats accredited to Luanda to "accurately" inform their countries on the new reality in Angola so that they may act in full knowledge of the facts. Full text...

  • US State Department official visiting Mauritania
    11 january 2004 18:29:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- US Under-Secretary of State for African Affairs Pamela Bridgewater has arrived here on an official visit to Mauritania, according to diplomatic sources. Full text...

  • Mauritius backs India's bid for greater role at UN
    09 january 2004 19:20:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian Foreign minister Jayen Cuttaree has said the country would like to see India assume greater responsibilities within the UN. Full text...

  • Kibaki effects sweeping changes in Kenya's foreign missions
    06 january 2004 15:51:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- President Mwai Kibaki Tuesday announced a range of appointments that bring new faces and reshuffle the old guards at Kenya's diplomatic missions in Africa, Europe, Asia and the United States. Full text...

  • Kenya, Qatar establish diplomatic relations
    30 december 2003 10:56:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya Foreign minister Kalonzo Musyoka and his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jaber al Thani have signed an agreement in Doha establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries, the Foreign ministry here indicated in a statement Tuesday. Full text...

  • Foreign Minister says no country dictates to Mauritius
    29 december 2003 20:08:00
    Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Out-going Foreign Minister Anil Gayan said Monday that Mauritius does not act under the influence of another country. Full text...

  • Angolan president receives AU chairperson, Konare
    22 december 2003 18:25:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos received Monday the chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Alpha Oumar Konare, who arrived in Luanda Sunday. Full text...

  • Rwandan foreign minister visits Burundi
    22 december 2003 16:47:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Rwandan foreign minister Charles Muligande arrived here Monday to begin a three-day working visit devoted to bilateral relations the situation in the African Great Lakes region, informed sources said. Full text...

  • African leaders to meet in Brazzaville on Sao Tome
    19 december 2003 12:37:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Gabonese President Omar Bongo Ondimba and his Saotomean counterpart, Fradique de Menezes, left Libreville for Congo Brazzaville Friday, to meet President Denis Sassou, whose country heads the international Follow-up Committee on the crisis in Sao Tome and Principe. Full text...

  • Angolan president names two new ambassadors
    18 december 2003 19:53:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos has appointed Armando da Cruz Neto and Toko Serao as ambassadors to Spain and Belgium, respectively. Full text...

  • Mwanawasa lauds relations with Egypt
    18 december 2003 18:12:00
    Lusaka- Zambia - Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa,- while receiving the credentials of new Egyptian Ambassador Mohamed Tamer Saad El-din Mansour Thursday, said cooperation between African countries was indispensable to the quest sustainable development on the continent. ) Full text...

  • Libyan Foreign minister visits Tunisia
    15 december 2003 09:07:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Slimene Chehoumi, Foreign Secretary of the Libyan Peoples General Congress (Foreign minister) is currently in Tunis to attend the board meeting of the "Choura" Council of the Arab Maghreb Union (UMA). Full text...

  • Sudan, Belgium fail to sign cooperation agreement
    11 december 2003 22:42:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- Visiting Sudanese Foreign minister Moustafa Osman Ismail left Brussels Thursday without signing a cooperation agreement officials had anticipated in the course his four-day stay here. Full text...

  • Libyan leader receives Egyptian envoy
    09 december 2003 20:11:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader Colonel Mouammar Kadhafi granted audience Tuesday to Egyptian Information minister Safwat Cherif who was in Tripoli to deliver a message from President Hosni Moubarak. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe orders Commonwealth states to change diplomatic names
    09 december 2003 12:21:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Zimbabwe Tuesday ordered Commonwealth countries with diplomatic missions in the country to change their names from high commissions to embassies, a day after the southern African country withdrew from the British-led group in protest against alleged racism and interference in its internal affairs. Full text...

  • Sudanese minister holds discussions in Brussels
    09 december 2003 11:34:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismail is expected to hold talks Tuesday with European Commissioner in charge of Development and Humanitarian Aid, Poul Nielson, the Belgian foreign ministry has said. Full text...

  • Niger's president receives Eritrean envoy
    04 december 2003 18:59:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- President Mamadou Tandja of Niger, the current chairperson of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) had an audience here Wednesday evening with the Eritrean envoy to this organisation, Ousmane Mohamed Omar. Full text...

  • Colin Powell due in Algiers 2 December
    27 november 2003 10:08:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- US Secretary of State Colin Powell is expected in Algiers 2 December on a two-day visit as part of a North African tour that would take him to Tunisia and Morocco, the US embassy announced here. Full text...

  • Mwanawasa several foreign envoys
    22 november 2003 16:47:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian president Levy Mwanawasa has appointed a retired general as ambassador to Germany in a minor shake-up intended to infuse his own people in the diplomatic service. Full text...

  • French foreign minister expected in Libreville
    19 november 2003 23:35:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- French foreign minister Dominique de Villepin is expected here Friday for discussions with Gabonese President Omar Bongo Ondimba, official sources said in Libreville Wednesday. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe clergy want Muluzi to urge their leaders to talk
    18 november 2003 09:04:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Three leading Zimbabwean bishops have appealed to Malawi President Bakili Muluzi to put pressure on his Zimbabwean counterpart Robert Mugabe and the opposition to resume talks aimed at ending the current political and economic crises engulfing the once prosperous southern Africa nation. Full text...

  • Benin receives 4 new ambassadors
    14 november 2003 23:41:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Four new ambassadors presented their credentials Friday to President Mathieu Kerekou of Benin. Full text...

  • Kenyan foreign minister hails France for cooperation
    12 november 2003 15:31:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya's foreign affairs minister Kalonzo Musyoka Wednesday in Nairobi hailed France for playing a pivotal role in the country's economic development. Full text...

  • Blaise Compaore receives Ghanaian, Congolese envoys
    05 november 2003 21:47:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore Faso on Wednesday separately received Ghana's foreign minister Nana Akufo-Addo, and the Congolese defence minister, General Jacques Yvon Ndolou. Full text...

  • Canada names new ambassador to Gabon
    03 november 2003 13:43:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- President Omar Bongo has officially received the letters of credence of the new Canadian ambassador to Gabon, Louis Guay, sources at the Gabonese foreign ministry disclosed Monday. Full text...

  • Zambia's Mwanawasa to visit China early next week
    29 october 2003 16:58:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa begins a State visit to China on 4 November as part of his country's efforts to strengthen ties with Beijing, a long time partner in the development of the southern African state. Full text...

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