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  • UN: Norway to serve as ICC imprisonment centre
    07 july 2016 15:57:31
    New York, US (PANA) - The International Criminal Court (ICC) and Norway on Thursday signed an agreement that will enable those convicted by the ICC to serve their sentences in Norway. Full text...

  • Zambia: Zambian Police raid firm printing Post Newspaper
    07 july 2016 15:22:36
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – The Zambian Police on Thursday raided the premises of Mipal Printers in the capital Lusaka which has been printing newspapers for the leading independent Post Newspapers whose asserts where sized last month for unpaid tax. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Niger Delta militants blow up more oil pipelines
    07 july 2016 15:17:47
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Niger Delta Avengers strike team has blown up more oil pipelines belonging to Chevron, the American oil giant. Full text...

  • Ghana: At least nine people feared dead in Eid al-Fitr stampede
    07 july 2016 11:36:45
    Kumasi, Ghana (PANA) - Nine people are reported dead in a stampede on Wednesday night in Kumasi, Ghana's second largest city, during a jamboree by youth to celebrate the Muslim Eid a-Fitr. Full text...

  • Gambia: US says Gambia base of child sex tourism
    07 july 2016 10:37:43
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - United States State Department says women, girls and boys are being recruited from several West African countries for commercial sexual exploitation in The Gambia. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Magufuli praises Tanzanian Muslim council's role in community services
    06 july 2016 18:06:14
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli has hailed the country's Mufti, Sheikh Aboubakar Zubeir bin Ali, for his efforts to unite the Muslim community and to broaden the mandate of the National Muslim Council of Tanzania (BAKWATA) in order to provide community services. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: AU Commission chief greets Muslims on Eid Al-Fitr
    06 july 2016 17:03:29
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma on Wednesday extended warm wishes to Muslims in Africa and around the world as they celebrated Eid Al-Fitr following one month of Ramadan. Full text...

  • US: Obama greets American Muslims on Eid el Fitr
    06 july 2016 16:13:12
    New York, US (PANA) - US President Barack Obama on Wednesday extended "warmest greetings" to all American Muslims and others around the world celebrating Eid el-Fitr, which marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Full text...

  • Gambia: Gambian moslems observe Eid-ul-Fitr Wednesday
    06 july 2016 14:14:34
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambian Muslims Wednesday joined the rest of the Muslim Ummah in celebrating this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr, commonly known as Koriteh after a month-long fasting. Full text...

  • Kenya: Rights body wants traumatised S.Sudan civil war victims' mental health addressed
    06 july 2016 13:52:20
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - People forced to eat human flesh and to disembowel dead bodies during South Sudan’s civil war that began in 2013 are among thousands suffering from trauma and psychological distress. Full text...

  • Rwanda: Israel, Rwanda share similarities on genocide, says Netanyahu
    06 july 2016 13:43:38
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The visiting Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, on Wednesday paid tribute to the victims of 1994 genocide against Tutsis in Rwanda and said that these "greatest crimes" reminded one of the "similarities" to the genocide against his "own people". Full text...

  • Kenya: IJM launches petition, demanding justice in Kenya lawyer's murder
    06 july 2016 13:35:54
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - International Justice Mission (IJM) has launched a petition on www.justiceinkenya.org, demanding justice in the murders of IJM staff member, Willie Kimani, IJM client, Josephat Mwenda, an trusted driver, Joseph Muiruri. Full text...

  • South Africa: Oscar Pistorius sentenced to six years in jail
    06 july 2016 09:13:52
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday sentenced Oscar Pistorius to six years' imprisonment for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Dressed in a thick dark suit, Pistorius sat with his head bowed during the dramatic ruling. Full text...

  • BREAKING NEWS: Oscar Pistorius jailed for six years for murder of girlfriend
    06 july 2016 08:44:41
    Pretoria, South Africa (PANA) - Fallen South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius was on Wednesday sentenced to six years imprisonment for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Full text...

  • Rwanda: Rwandan Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr
    06 july 2016 07:14:38
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Muslims in Rwanda on Wednesday celebrated Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Buhari condemns terrorist bombing in Madinah, Saudi Arabia
    05 july 2016 19:10:29
    Abuja, Nigeria - (PANA) - Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday condemned the suicide bombing on Monday in Islam's second holiest city of Madinah, Saudi Arabia. Full text...

  • UN: UN rights office condemns killing of Kenyan human rights lawyer
    05 july 2016 19:04:25
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN human rights office on Tuesday condemned the killing of Kenyan human rights lawyer Willie Kimani, his client Josphat Mwenda, and their taxi driver, Joseph Muiruri, on 23 June, by policemen. Full text...

  • UN: UN condemns terror attacks in Saudi Arabia
    05 july 2016 18:57:29
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned Monday's terrorist attacks in the cities of Jeddah, Qatif and Medina in Saudi Arabia. Full text...

  • South Africa: War of words over Mandela’s voice
    05 july 2016 18:45:21
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – A war of words has broken out between South Africa's official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) and the family of former President Nelson Mandela who have objected to the party using his voice in an election advertisement. Full text...

  • Botswana: Botswana citizens warned against enlisting in foreign military service
    05 july 2016 09:05:20
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Botswana has warned its citizens against enlisting in the military of other countries without first obtaining, in writing, the permission of the President. Full text...

  • Kenya: Kenyan judges adjourn cases to back lawyers protesting police killings
    04 july 2016 16:53:01
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenyan judges adjourned cases on Monday to support the start of a week-long protest by lawyers after the mysterious disappearance and eventual murder of Nairobi lawyer Willie Kimani, his client Josephat Mwenda and taxi driver Joseph Muiruri. Full text...

  • UN: UN human rights chief warns on re-escalating violence in CAR
    04 july 2016 15:38:12
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN human rights chief Zeid Al Hussein on Monday warned that the security and human rights situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) may be starting to deteriorate again, after a series a major incidents in the capital Bangui and rural areas. Full text...

  • UN: UN rights council tasks AU on Eritrea crimes against humanity
    04 july 2016 15:32:05
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Human Rights Council has urged the African Union (AU) to follow up on the UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) for Eritrea report, which said that government of President Isaias Afwerki committed heinous crimes since independence a quarter-century ago. Full text...

  • Kenya: Rights bodies demand thorough probe of 'killer 'cops arraigned in court
    04 july 2016 12:57:30
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenyan authorities must urgently investigate the killing last week of three men, including a human rights lawyer, and ensure that those found responsible are held to account in fair trials, 34 Kenyan and international human rights organizations said Monday. Full text...

  • South Africa: SA law society expresses outrage at Nairobi killings
    04 july 2016 11:08:37
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) has expressed its outrage at the torture and murder of Kenyan human rights lawyer Willie Kimani, allegedly by members of the Kenyan National Police Service. Full text...

  • Ghana: Ghana grants amnesty to 896 prisoners to mark 56th Republic Day
    04 july 2016 06:59:21
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama has granted amnesty to 896 prisoners in commemoration of the 56th Republic Day of the West African country which fell on Friday. Full text...

  • Sudan: Khartoum unhappy with US anti-human trafficking report
    03 july 2016 20:09:25
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Sudan on Sunday said the recent US annual report on the status of human trafficking around the World, which was critical of Khartoum’s human trafficking and illegal migration record, lacked correct information with regard to the situation in the African country. Full text...

  • UN: UN Security Council condemns Bangladesh terror attack
    03 july 2016 16:08:25
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Security Council has condemned Friday's terrorist attack on a cafe in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, for which Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) has claimed responsibility. Full text...

  • South Africa: Global media bodies slam SABC interference
    03 july 2016 13:02:23
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF) have written a joint letter to Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the Chief Operations Officer of the South African national broadcaster, demanding the withdrawal of charges against three senior journalists with the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). Full text...

  • UN: Ban 'deeply saddened' by death of Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel
    03 july 2016 08:38:50
    New York, US (PANA) - The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, has said he is “deeply saddened” to learn of the death on Saturday of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, a powerful voice for Holocaust remembrance and long-standing UN Messenger of Peace, according to a report on the UN website. Full text...

  • UN: ICC launches social media campaign to mark International Criminal Justice Day
    02 july 2016 16:26:39
    New York, US (PANA) - The International Criminal Court (ICC) has launched a new #JusticeMatters social media campaign from 1 to 17 July, to mark the Day of the International Criminal Justice, including a Facebook photo contest. Full text...

  • UN: General Assembly adopts new resolution on terrorism, violent extremism
    02 july 2016 15:20:11
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN General Assembly on Saturday in New York adopted a new resolution on the UN Global Counter Terrorism Strategy, with the aim of fostering security, peace and prosperity for succeeding generations. Full text...

  • UN: UN Security Council urges calm in South Sudanese town
    02 july 2016 15:01:32
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Security Council has called for a cessation of fighting in Wau, South Sudan, and stressed the need to allow access for the UN and its humanitarian partners to some 9,000 civilians reportedly sheltering in a school and in other parts of the town. Full text...

  • UN: UN mission in Libya documents 49 civilian casualties in June
    02 july 2016 14:51:07
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Saturday said in June, it documented 49 civilian casualties, including 18 deaths and 31 injuries, as a result of hostilities across the country. Full text...

  • Sudan: US wants rebels, opposition to engage in peace talks with Khartoum
    02 july 2016 12:20:11
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The US has called on Sudanese rebel and opposition groups “in and outside of Sudan” to sign the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) roadmap and enter into peaceful political negotiations with the Government of Sudan. Full text...

  • UN: UNICEF urges more relief support for children in north-east Nigeria
    01 july 2016 18:40:23
    New York, US (PANA) - Tens of thousands of children in northeast Nigeria will die of malnutrition this year unless they receive treatment soon, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday, after reaching areas in the north-east of the country which had been cut off by Boko Haram violence. Full text...

  • Kenya: 6 passengers killed in gun attack on two buses in Kenya
    01 july 2016 17:49:01
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Six passengers were killed on Friday after two buses were sprayed with bullets in Kenya's Mandera County, about 70 kilometers on the Kenya-Somali border in renewed terror attacks in the region, PANA reports. Full text...

  • Kenya: 3 Kenya policemen arrested for murder
    01 july 2016 17:13:03
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Three Kenyan policemen were arrested on Friday after corpses of a young lawyer, his client and a taxi driver, were recovered from a river with their hands tied to their back. Full text...

  • UN: UN officials call for global consensus to combat terrorism, violent extremism
    01 july 2016 15:11:23
    New York, US (PANA) - The unprecedented levels of terrorism and violent extremism on a global scale requires balanced implementation of commitments made through collective action, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Friday, calling on the international community to act with unity and resolve to address what he described as "this major scourge of our time." Full text...

  • UN: UN chief condemns suicide attack in northern Cameroon
    01 july 2016 13:59:17
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned the suicide attack carried out on 29 June by Nigeria-based terrorist group, Boko Haram, in Cameroon’s Far North Region, which borders Chad to the east and Nigeria to the west, saying that, "no cause can justify the terrorist attacks". Full text...

  • Ghana: At least 17 dead in two road accidents in Ghana
    01 july 2016 09:33:59
    Kumasi, Ghana (PANA) - At least 17 people are reported to have been killed in two separate accidents on the same spot when the vehicles on which they were travelling crashed into the same truck that had broken down on the highway from Accra to Kumasi, Ghana's second largest city. Full text...

  • South Africa: Journalists protest against SABC
    01 july 2016 08:36:43
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Hundreds of journalists on Friday began protesting outside the offices of South Africa’s national broadcaster in Cape Town and Johannesburg after it was thrown into turmoil with the sudden resignation of acting CEO Jimmi Mathews earlier this week. Full text...

  • US: US consoles Cameroon on Boko Haram suicide attack
    01 july 2016 06:26:19
    Washington, DC, US (PANA) - The US has sent its condolences to the families of more than a dozen people killed in Cameroon during a suicide attack carried out on Wednesday night by Nigeria-based Boko Haram terrorist group. Full text...

  • Senegal: Boko Haram kills 6 people in Cameroon
    30 june 2016 19:42:59
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Human rights watchdog, Amnesty International (AI) on Thursday said six people were killed in Cameroon, following a bomb attack by the Nigerian terror group, Boko Haram. Full text...

  • UN: UN mission hands over security responsibility to Liberian forces
    30 june 2016 18:58:36
    New York, US (PANA) - Liberian security forces on Thursday took full control of their security for the first time since the civil war ended 13 years ago, marking a historic milestone for the UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia and a major benchmark in the country’s peace process. Full text...

  • UN: UN chief condoles Istanbul terrorist attack victims
    30 june 2016 18:41:48
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday in New York signed a condolence book for the victims of the terrorist attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport, Turkey, saying that, "there is no justification for terrorism". Full text...

  • Nigeria: Buhari condemns Istanbul terrorist attack
    30 june 2016 18:38:03
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday condemned Tuesday's terrorist attack at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, Turkey, which claimed the lives of over 40 persons and about 200 wounded. Full text...

  • Kenya: Rights body roots for treatment of injured Ethiopian politician
    30 june 2016 16:30:07
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The Ethiopian authorities must allow an opposition politician who is now unconscious due to injuries sustained in torture and other ill-treatment to obtain life-saving medical treatment abroad, said Amnesty International Thursday in a letter to the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. Full text...

  • UN: Genocide watchdog tasks UN Security Council members on crimes, abuses
    30 june 2016 14:21:51
    New York, US (PANA) - New York-based genocide watchdog, the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, has stressed the need for UN Security Council members to maintain international peace and security and ensure that populations are protected from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, regardless of where these crimes are occurring. Full text...

  • Kenya: Police arrest suspect after crackdown on Al Shabaab terror gang
    30 june 2016 14:02:16
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - A terror suspect has been shot dead during an operation by Kenyan security forces to thwart a terror attack in the coastal town of Malindi, Police Inspector General Joseph Boinnet said Wednesday. Full text...

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