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  • Zambia appeals to FIFA over unsettled player transfer fees
    06 august 2002 16:02:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambia has appealed to the world football governing body, FIFA, for help in getting two Mexican football clubs settle transfer fees over striker Harry Milanzi who has returned to Zambia to re-launch his career. Full text...

  • Players of Benfica Lubango on strike in Angola for benefits
    06 august 2002 13:30:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- Players of the Angolan first division football championship side, Benfica Lubango started striking Monday to protest the delayed payment of their salaries, the Angolan news agency ANGOP reported Tuesday. Full text...

  • Air Afrique staff in Togo storm receiver's office
    05 august 2002 23:49:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Several Togolese staff members of the defunct Air Afrique Monday stormed the offices of the Lome representative in charge of the company's liquidation exercise. Full text...

  • Equatorial Guinea fails to pay civil servants
    05 august 2002 23:24:00
    Malabo- Equatorial Guinea (PANA) -- Oil-rich Equatorial Guinea has failed to pay a large part of its civil servants' July salaries due to lack of funds in the treasury, official sources said Monday. Full text...

  • Mauritanian NGO condemns pernicious effects of globalisation
    05 august 2002 21:38:00
    Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- A Nouakchott-based NGO, the Organisation démocratique syndicale africaine (ODSTA), has called on trade unions in Africa to join forces against "the pernicious effects of globalisation, debt and structural adjustment. Full text...

  • Ivorian magistrates threaten to go on strike
    05 august 2002 20:37:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Ivorian magistrates have threatened going on strike in September to protest disciplinary measures the authorities were contemplating against six of their colleagues, sources disclosed Monday in Abidjan. Full text...

  • Regional Forum Focuses on Millennium Development Goals
    18 june 2002 22:15:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- About 80 representatives of 14 countries in eastern and central Africa Tuesday started a three- day meeting here campaigning for action on the Millennium Development Goals agreed at the UN Millennium Summit in September 2000. Full text...

  • UN demands access to Somalis displaced by fighting
    18 june 2002 21:48:00
    New York- UN (PANA) -- UN Security Council members expressed concern Tuesday over the worsening humanitarian situation in Somalia, calling on parties involved in fighting, particularly in the Gedo region to provide access and guarantee safety for humanitarian personnel. Full text...

  • Refugees' minders in Kenya sigh as saga ends on happy note
    18 june 2002 19:46:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The UNHCR staff in Kenya will observe this year's African Refugee Day (20 June) in high spirits for more reasons than one. Full text...

  • Head of Egypt Air sacked after 20 years on the job
    18 june 2002 19:45:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- Egypt's civil aviation minister, Ahmed Shafeeq has fired the head of Egypt Air, Mohamed Fahim Rayan, who led the state-owned aviation group for nearly 23 years, Egyptian papers reported Tuesday. Full text...

  • Angolans head home as war ends
    17 june 2002 07:53:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- Manuel Rodriguez smiles broadly as an announcement comes on the public address system at Johannesburg International Airport that the plane bound for Angola had started boarding. Full text...

  • UNHCR plans mass repatriation of Angolans
    16 june 2002 14:40:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- A mass repatriation of Angolan refugees scattered in southern African countries will start early next year, a senior official of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced here Sunday. Full text...

  • Four die in car accident in Zimbabwe
    16 june 2002 13:19:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Four people, all members of the same family, died Sunday in the Zimbabwe capital, Harare, when their car rammed into a truck. Full text...

  • Rwanda, America and International Justice
    16 june 2002 10:42:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The United States government this week announced a hefty reward of up to five million dollars for information leading up to the arrest of key suspects of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Full text...

  • Ethiopians sue US City for racial discrimination
    15 june 2002 20:05:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- Seven Ethiopian immigrants in the US have sued the City of Seattle, Capital of Washington State for alleged racism. Full text...

  • Plight of African refugee children
    15 june 2002 19:24:00
    Kibondo- Tanzania (PANA) -- A host of activities, including cultural dances, sports and public forums targeting children, are under way in this western Tanzanian town, to mark this Year's Day of the African Child slated for Sunday. Full text...

  • Angola faces humanitarian crisis following war, drought
    13 june 2002 23:31:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- International aid agencies have been launching urgent appeals for massive food assistance for Angola's war and drought victims, saying the humanitarian crisis in the southern African country was reaching critical levels. Full text...

  • Mauritian inmates to do community service
    12 june 2002 20:48:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Social Welfare minister Smioullah Lauthan has hinted that a bill was in the pipeline to institute community service for minor offenders in Mauritius. Full text...

  • Kuwait gives food aid to Zimbabwe
    11 june 2002 20:56:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Kuwait Tuesday donated 25,000 tonnes of food to Zimbabwe to help it avert mass starvation due to drought. Full text...

  • Cameroon, Kenya elected to ILO governing body
    11 june 2002 13:45:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The annual conference of the International Labour Organisation, under way in Geneva, Switzerland, has elected Cameroon and Kenya members of the organisation's governing body for the 2002-2005 period. Full text...

  • Kuwait gives food aid to Zimbabwe
    11 june 2002 12:38:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Kuwait Tuesday donated 25,000 tonnes of food to Zimbabwe to help it avert mass starvation due to drought. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe declares bus accident national disaster
    11 june 2002 11:37:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Zimbabwean authorities on Tuesday declared a bus accident which claimed 37 lives Sunday night a national disaster to be able to provide financial and other forms of assistance to the bereaved families. Full text...

  • 15 Kenyans to undergo aviation training in Ethiopia
    11 june 2002 10:55:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Kenya Airways plans to send 15 trainee pilots to the flying school of the Ethiopian Airlines for a two-year piloting course, the public relations department at Ethiopian Airlines said in Addis Ababa. Full text...

  • Teachers strike worries Parliament in Burundi
    10 june 2002 21:17:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- The Burundian Parliament has expressed concern about an ongoing strike launched by primary and secondary school teachers that has kept more than a million pupils away from school for more than a month now. Full text...

  • Ivorian military called in to supervise exams
    10 june 2002 20:08:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The Ivorian government has indicated it would draft soldiers at examination centres to ensure the smooth conduct of end-of-year exams following boycott threats from teachers. Full text...

  • UN officials to assess Angola's humanitarian situation
    08 june 2002 18:27:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- Two senior United Nations officials were due in Angola Saturday to assess the humanitarian needs after the end of the country's bitter civil war, a UN spokesman said Friday. Full text...

  • Ivorian physicians due in Luanda
    08 june 2002 10:13:00
    Luanda- Angola (PANA) -- A delegation of Ivorian military and civilian doctors led by the health minister, Dori Raymond is expected in Luanda shortly in response to an appeal by the Angolan government for international humanitarian assistance, the Angolan news agency reported. Full text...

  • 2,000 Burundian refugees return home from Tanzania
    07 june 2002 21:34:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Transit camps for returnees in Burundi's eastern Ruyigi province were suddenly overcrowded this week when about 2,000 refugees arrived there from camps in north- western Tanzania. Full text...

  • Burundi teachers' strike leads to school closure
    07 june 2002 20:07:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- A prolonged teachers' strike in Burundi has forced the government to close its boarding secondary schools saying pupils were becoming delinquent. Full text...

  • Burundi teachers continue strike over pay
    06 june 2002 19:04:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Negotiations between the Burundi government and representatives of striking primary and secondary schools collapsed in Bujumbura Thursday without reaching a consensus on demands for higher wages. Full text...

  • 40,000 in Burundi survive on WFP food handouts
    06 june 2002 19:03:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- About 40,000 people in Burundi are surviving on food handouts being distributed by the World Food Programme since January this year, a local official of the agency has said. Full text...

  • Road accidents on the rise in Mauritius
    05 june 2002 08:35:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Seventy-one people, mainly pedestrians and motorcyclists, died in road accidents in Mauritius in the first five months of this year, compared to 46 deaths during the same period in 2001, according to official records. Full text...

  • Angry students occupy a private radio in Yaounde
    03 june 2002 22:33:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Several scores of students in banking at Yaounde's privately-owned Saintou higher institute have occupied the college's radio station to press for compensation following after being refused to sit for government set exams. Full text...

  • South African cosmonaut returns home after space adventure
    03 june 2002 17:43:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South African cosmonaut Mark Shuttleworth has returned to Cape Town, a month after flying to the International Space Station on board a Russian Soyuz rocket. Full text...

  • Court bailiffs stage protest in Yaounde
    03 june 2002 16:19:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Cameroonian Court bailiffs staged a second demonstration in three weeks in Yaounde Monday, demanding regularisation of their status. Full text...

  • Burkinabe Social Welfare workers threaten strike
    03 june 2002 11:21:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- The National Union of Social Welfare and National Solidarity Workers (SYNTAS) in Burkina Faso has announced a two-day strike for 4-5 June to press for better living and working conditions. Full text...

  • NGOs join forces against illicit arms in Tanzania
    01 june 2002 06:37:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- A grouping of prominent international and local NGOs in Tanzania Friday joined forces with the government to combat the proliferation and illicit trafficking of small arms and light weapons in a nation faced with rising incidents of violent crime. Full text...

  • Kenyan teachers suspend strike plan
    30 may 2002 19:19:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya's National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has suspended a planned strike earlier scheduled to begin mid-June, Union officials said in Nairobi. Full text...

  • US embassy in Liberia suspends visa services
    30 may 2002 11:14:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- The United States embassy in Monrovia Thursday temporarily suspended visa issuance in Liberia, a statement from the mission said. Full text...

  • Kenya to deport 12 Somali immigrants
    29 may 2002 23:42:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- A Nairobi Magistrate's Court Wednesday ordered the deportation of 12 Somali immigrants who entered Kenya illegally last week. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe drops plans for single uniform for schools
    29 may 2002 21:01:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- The Zimbabwe government Wednesday dropped controversial plans to introduce a single uniform for all schools in the country, following a storm of protests from parents, pupils and other interested parties. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe doctors stop overtime duties over pay
    29 may 2002 20:55:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- State doctors in Zimbabwe said Wednesday they would stop overtime night and weekend duties with immediate effect over a pay dispute with their employer. Full text...

  • Mauritian workers to demonstrate against wage increase
    29 may 2002 18:02:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Trade union leaders in Mauritius have called a workers' demonstration on 12 June to protest against a 6. Full text...

  • Burkina Faso's unions launch a 48-hour strike
    29 may 2002 16:31:00
    Ouagadougou- Burkina Faso (PANA) -- Institutions of learning and health services in Ouagadougou remained totally paralysed on Wednesday during the second day of a 48-hour strike launched by Burkina Faso's Labour Unions. Full text...

  • South African province works on sanitation services
    29 may 2002 13:52:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The government in South Africa's Gauteng province will spend R1. Full text...

  • Benin devotes 1.2 billion to poverty alleviation
    28 may 2002 12:35:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Benin has set aside 1. Full text...

  • Kenyan teachers seek full payment of increment by govt
    27 may 2002 15:20:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) that embraces teachers in the country is asking the government to implement the remaining phases of salary increment announced for teachers in 1997. Full text...

  • Article 19 Accuses Gambia of Limiting Press Freedom
    27 may 2002 13:27:00
    London- UK (PANA) -- Article 19, an international organisation that fights for press freedom, has expressed concern over the "excessive control" of the public media in the Gambia by President Yahya Jammeh's government. Full text...

  • Nigerian President Reacts to Labour Union's Ultimatum
    27 may 2002 12:56:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has reacted to the six-week ultimatum given by the labour union for the government to raise wages of public workers by 25-percent or face a nationwide strike, saying there was no way the government would meet the demand. Full text...

  • Student killed in Burundi demonstrations
    27 may 2002 11:35:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- One student was shot dead while many others were wounded during recent demonstrations by Burundian high school students protesting against a three-week strike by their teachers. Full text...

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