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  • Rwanda: President Kagame to address Rwandan Diaspora conference
    19 september 2014 20:22:09
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) – Rwandan president Paul Kagame is due to address an annual meeting of Rwandans in the Diaspora and their friends, dubbed "Rwanda Day", on Saturday in the US. Full text...

  • Sudan: Western troika welcomes Sudanese national dialogue under AU panel
    19 september 2014 15:26:30
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) The Western troika member countries Friday welcomed efforts being made to reinvigorate the process of an inclusive national dialogue in Sudan and reiterated their support to the African Union High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) for facilitation of the process. Full text...

  • Zambia: Sata opens parliament, focusing on economic growth
    19 september 2014 14:56:13
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – President Michael Sata, who has stayed out of public view for the past few months amid speculations on his health, on Friday officially opened parliament, committing his government to move the country forward decisively towards the eradication of poverty and under development. Full text...

  • Sudan: Opposition calls for formation of interim national government
    19 september 2014 14:34:53
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Sudanese Opposition National Umma Party (NUP) has called for the formation of an interim national government to run the general and presidential elections, set for April next year. Full text...

  • Uganda: Museveni sacks long-time PM Mbabazi
    19 september 2014 12:39:40
    Kampala, Uganda (PANA) - President Yoweri Museveni on Friday announced the sacking of Uganda’s long-time Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi in what is seen as the re-organisation of the government ahead of the 2016 elections. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Japan finances peace consolidation project in Sahel
    18 september 2014 21:01:18
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The Japanese government is financing a project to consolidate peace and good governance in five Sahel countries at the cost of US$15 million. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Electoral boss says elections must take place in Boko Haram enclaves
    18 september 2014 20:34:56
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The chairman of the Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Atahiru Jega, on Thursday said elections would be held next year in the troubled northeast states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, which have witnessed sustained attacks by the Boko Haram insurgent group. Full text...

  • Sao Tome and Principe: EU provides 110,000 Euros for elections in Sao Tome and Principe
    18 september 2014 17:42:19
    Sao Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe (PANA) – The government of Sao Tome and Principe confirmed Thursday that the country's forthcoming general elections will be held as planned after it acquired the necessary funding for the polls, with an additional amount of 110,000 Euros provided by the European Union (EU). Full text...

  • Togo: Parliament elects members of national electoral body
    18 september 2014 12:55:56
    Lomé, Togo (PANA) – Despite the bickering and objections raised, the Togolese Parliament on Wednesday elected the 17 members of the country's national independent electoral commission (CENI). Full text...

  • Zambia: Opposition demands new constitution in Zambia
    18 september 2014 12:53:21
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – As President Michael Sata sets the policy direction for the next year when he opens the Zambian parliament this Friday, opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has challenged the head of state to address the needs of the citizens, particularly the high cost of agriculture production and the draft constitution. Full text...

  • Belgium: EU grants 5m euros to Mali for humanitarian assistance
    18 september 2014 11:41:43
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The European Union (EU) has released an additional amount of five million euros for humanitarian assistance to the Malian people affected by famine and violence resulting from the recent attacks of armed groups in the north of the country, the EU said. Full text...

  • South Africa: Deputy President flies to Lesotho to address impasse
    18 september 2014 11:25:51
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as the Lesotho Facilitator for the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), Thursday morning departed for Maseru to address the political impasse in the kingdom. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Ex-Mozambican PM leads AU conflict prevention panel 
    18 september 2014 07:49:34
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Former Mozambican Prime Minister Luisa Diogo on Wednesday assumed the leadership of the Panel of the Wise, a critical pillar of the African Union's Peace and Security Architecture. Full text...

  • Spain: Madrid conference calls for inclusive dialogue in Libya
    17 september 2014 21:13:18
    Madrid, Spain (PANA) – The ministerial conference on stability and development in Libya ended on Wednesday in Madrid, Spain, with a call for national inclusive dialogue that brings together all stakeholders in the conflict to preserve the country’s territorial unity. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Russian FM calls for bigger AU role in regional conflicts
    17 september 2014 20:52:33
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) -The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov kicked off a two-day visit to Ethiopia on Wednesday with a call for a bigger role for the African Union in the determination of solutions to African conflicts. Full text...

  • UN: Deputy envoy welcomes reconciliation conference in southern Somalia
    17 september 2014 18:45:39
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Deputy Special Representative for Somalia, Ms. Fatiha Serour Full text...

  • Rwanda: President of Rwandan Senate steps down
    17 september 2014 18:10:37
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwanda's Senate President, Jean-Damascène Ntawukuliryayo stepped down Wednesday after the chamber took a vote of no confidence censuring his performance, including violation of internal rules of the Senate, said an official announcement. Full text...

  • South Africa: Deputy President gets the middle finger in Parliament
    17 september 2014 16:35:02
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – For the second time in less than a month, Economic Freedom Fighter leader Julius Malema was Wednesday ordered to leave the National Assembly after accusing Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa of "murdering" 34 mineworkers. Full text...

  • Togo: EU, Togo review cooperation
    17 september 2014 15:37:15
    Lomé, Togo (PANA) – Reviewing its cooperation with Togo, the European Union (EU) said cooperation with the West African country remained “positive” but is incomplete in terms of political and institutional governance, management of public fund and in the sector of infrastructure," according to an evaluation report on EU-Togo relations for the period 2007-2013, presented Wednesday in the Togolese capital. Full text...

  • Togo: Togo, China sign visa exemption for officials
    17 september 2014 12:16:41
    Lomé, Togo (PANA) - Togo and China have signed a visa exemption agreement for the officials from both countries, diplomatic sources told PANA here on Wednesday. Full text...

  • Libya: Madrid conference backs international efforts for Libya stability
    17 september 2014 12:06:40
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The ministerial conference on stability and development in Libya, which opened Wednesday in Madrid, Spain, aims to mobilise regional support for the international efforts to achieve stability in Libya, according to Spanish Minister of Foreign AffairsJosé Manuel García-Margallo. Full text...

  • Sudan: Six more political detainees released
    17 september 2014 11:57:03
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Six more political detainees, including a journalist, were released from the Al-Obeid Prison in Sudan's North Kordufan Tuesday, 24 hours after the release of Ibrahim al-Sheikh, leader of the opposition Sudanese Congress Party (SCP), SCP Secretary-General Abdul Qayom said here on Wednesday. Full text...

  • UN: Assembly President tasks nations on new development agenda
    16 september 2014 22:49:15
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN General Assembly opened its 69th annual session on Tuesday with the new President, Mr. Sam Kutesa, declaring that it would be a historic opportunity to formulate a post-2015 development agenda that is transformative, brings tangible results in fighting poverty, and leads to improving lives of all people. Full text...

  • Libya: Egyptian president urges support for Libyan Parliament, government
    16 september 2014 22:24:04
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – Egyptian president Abdel Fettah al-Sissi on Tuesday appealed for support to the Libyan government of Prime minister Abdallah al-Theni and the elected Parliament. Full text...

  • UN: Ban urges world leaders to unite in 'time of turmoil'
    16 september 2014 18:13:07
    New York, US (PANA) - Ahead of the opening of the high-level segment of the 69th General Assembly session, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday called on world leaders to unite in the face of the myriad devastating crises to uphold human dignity, the rule of law and the principles of the UN Charter. Full text...

  • Sudan: Senior politician released on appeal by AU mediator
    16 september 2014 12:42:21
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Sudanese authorities have freed leader of the Sudanese Congress Party (SCP) Ibrahim Al-Sheikh from more than two months of detention for criticising the Security Rapid Support Forces (RSF) as an unconstitutional force, according to the official Radio Omdurman and his party. Full text...

  • Kenya: Govt to boost security at  tourism hot spots
    16 september 2014 12:37:54
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenyan Interior Minister Joseph Ole Lenku said Tuesday security would be strengthened at all tourism facilities, including hotels and beaches, to help revive the sector which has been worst hit by a series of terror attacks.  Full text...

  • South Africa: Breakthrough in Pretoria talks on Lesotho
    16 september 2014 12:19:35
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - Regional leaders from the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday confirmed that Lesotho will hold elections earlier than scheduled in 2017, in order to end the stand-off that resulted in an attempted coup last month. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Indian Ocean Islands discuss Maritime Security
    16 september 2014 12:06:50
    Ebène, Mauritius (PANA) - The creation of a Western Indian Ocean Maritime Crime Forum that will make it possible for island states in the region to better coordinate their response to maritime crime concerns at the diplomatic, strategic and capacity-development levels was formulated at a high-level meeting held here Monday. Full text...

  • US: UN urges young people to engage in democracy
    16 september 2014 07:55:14
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN on Monday marked the annual International Day of Democracy Full text...

  • Angola: AU commission chairperson meets Angolan president
    15 september 2014 22:25:05
    Luanda, Angola (PANA) – The Angolan president, José Eduardo dos Santos, on Monday reviewed the latest developments in the Great Lakes region and the other parts of the African continent with the African Union Commission chairwoman, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, in Luanda. Full text...

  • Mauritius: President names new Opposition leader in Mauritian parliament
    15 september 2014 16:27:18
    Réduit, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian President Kailash Purryag on Monday named Pravind Jugnauth, leader of Mouvement Socialiste Militant (MSM), to the post of leader of the Opposition in parliament following the resignation of Paul Raymond Bérenger, PANA learnt from official sources. Full text...

  • Tunisia: Tunisian FM to attend Madrid conference on Libya
    15 september 2014 13:04:52
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – The Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mongi Hamdi, will attend an international conference on “stability and development in Libya and in North Africa”, scheduled for Wednesday in the Spanish capital, Madrid, according to a communiqué from the department. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Opposition leader resigns
    15 september 2014 08:15:07
    Réduit, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritius' opposition leader Paul Raymond Bérenger resigned Monday from the post he had occupied since April 2010, PANA learnt from official sources. Full text...

  • Ghana: ECOWAS defence chiefs pledge support for anti-Ebola fight
    14 september 2014 16:24:02
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - ECOWAS military chiefs have pledged the support of the military of member states for the battle against the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) which is ravaging the region. Full text...

  • US: UN General Assembly opens 69th session Tuesday
    14 september 2014 00:23:55
    New York, US (PANA) - The 69th UN General Assembly session, due to begin on Tuesday, will focus on developing an agenda that will build on the gains of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), eradicate poverty and hunger and create sustained inclusive growth, employment and better livelihoods for all, PANA reported Sunday. Full text...

  • Libya: UN envoy reaffirms need for amicable solution to Libyan crisis
    13 september 2014 17:42:15
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The representative of the UN Secretary in Libya, General Bernardino Leon, has made another effort to end the crisis in the North African country that has known no peace since the overthrow of former leader Mouammar Kadhafi. Full text...

  • Libya: Algiers consultative meeting on Libyan crisis postponed
    13 september 2014 13:28:24
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The consultative meeting scheduled for Monday in Algiers to bring together stakeholders in the Libyan crisis, has been postponed until 23-24 September at the request of the Algerian authorities. Full text...

  • UN: Ban appoints Ghanaian as new UN envoy for West Africa
    13 september 2014 06:17:08
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas as his Special Representative and Head of the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA). Full text...

  • Zambia: Ruling party wins 3 parliamentary seats in by-elections
    12 september 2014 13:48:42
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) won three parliamentary seats, while the opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) and United Party for National Development (UPND) got a seat each in Thursday’s parliamentary by-elections. Full text...

  • Congo: Campaign for local govt. elections begins in Congo
    12 september 2014 12:07:11
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - The campaign for local elections, holding 28 September in Congo, was launched Friday, PANA reports from here. Full text...

  • Sudan: Opposition demands release of over 100 detainees
    11 september 2014 21:18:37
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Sudanese National Dialogue Mechanism (SNDM) has submitted petitions for the release of more than 120 detained and convicted politicians to create a conducive environment for the proposed national dialogue conference. Full text...

  • Libya: UN Special Representative stresses dialogue to bring peace to Libya
    11 september 2014 18:40:30
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – UN Secretary-General's Special Representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Bernardino Leon, said Thursday that the only solution to the raging crisis in the country is dialogue. Full text...

  • Botswana: Gaborone applauds Guebuza, Dhlakama
    11 september 2014 14:27:33
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - The Botswana government has commended Mozambique’s president Armando Guebuza and Afonso Dhlakama, leader of rebel group, RENAMO forces, for burying the hatchet. Full text...

  • Angola: Djinnit praises Angola's pivotal role as Chair of ICGLR
    11 september 2014 11:59:08
    Luanda, Angola (PANA) - UN Secretary General's Special Envoy Said Djinnit has completed a two-day visit to Luanda, saying Angola plays a pivotal role in the region as Chair of International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), and key member of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). Full text...

  • Libya: Government reiterates call for Tripoli ceasefire
    10 september 2014 21:23:41
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan government on Wednesday renewed its call to armed groups involved in clashes in Tripoli to observe a ceasefire and withdraw from the capital to preserve the safety of inhabitants and their property. Full text...

  • Zambia: Opposition rejects use of electronic system in Thursday’s parliamentary by-elections
    10 september 2014 19:18:41
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Zambian opposition parties Wednesday concluded campaigns for by-elections set for Thursday, stating they have rejected electronic transmission of poll results as proposed by the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ). Full text...

  • Tunisia: Tunisian president calls for strengthened economic ties with Italy
    10 september 2014 17:09:00
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has called for strengthened economic relations between Tunisia and Italy through support to Italian ventures operating in the North African country. Full text...

  • Sudan: President Bashir welcomes Sudanese parties' deal on national dialogue
    10 september 2014 17:08:08
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir has declared his support to the agreement recently reached in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, between the National Dialogue preparatory committee and the Paris Declaration Group on their participation in the National Dialogue and Constitutional Process in Sudan. Full text...

  • Mali: Malian political parties sign Convention for Good Governance
    10 september 2014 13:48:43
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Sixty-two political parties in Mali have signed the country's Convention for Good Governance and named Dr. Boulkassoum Haïdara, vice president of the ruling Rally for Mali Party, as head of the grouping, reliable sources told PANA Wednesday. Full text...

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