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  • Mali: Moroccan King Mohamed VI arrives in Bamako
    18 february 2014 21:22:37
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – King Mohamed VI of Morocco arrived in Bamako on Tuesday at the head of a high powered delegation, including a dozen of ministers and economic operators, for a five- day official visit to Mali. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Nigeria, US agree to work for credible, peaceful elections in 2015
    18 february 2014 20:57:22
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigeria-United States Bi-National Commission (BNC) ended its working group meeting on good governance, transparency and integrity on Tuesday in Abuja with a commitment to ensure credible and peaceful 2015 elections in Nigeria devoid of violence. Full text...

  • Gambia: Jammeh declares Gambia’s independence from Britain a sham
    18 february 2014 19:04:48
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - President Yahya Jammeh has said Gambia’s independence from Great Britain was a sham. Full text...

  • Gambia: Jammeh says Gambia will never accept foreign 'dictatorial pressure'
    18 february 2014 18:54:26
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambia's president Yahya Jammeh says his country will never accept dictatorial pressure from foreign powers aimed at imposing ungodly cultures on the people. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Japan to finance construction of met. station in Mauritius
    18 february 2014 18:26:35
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritius and Japan on Tuesday signed an agreement under which Japan will finance the construction of a meteorological station and the installation of a high-power radar, at a cost of US$ 11.3 million, PANA reported from here. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Senate confirms 11 ministerial nominees
    18 february 2014 18:15:17
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigerian Senate Tuesday confirmed 11 of the 12 nominees as ministers for the federal executive council. Full text...

  • Rwanda: Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda to sign defence agreement
    18 february 2014 17:40:18
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) – Leaders of Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya will meet in Kampala, Uganda, Thursday in a mini-summit on security in the sub-region, during which they are expected to sign a military cooperation agreement, official sources announced here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Nigeria: President Jonathan appoints new Chief of Staff
    18 february 2014 17:37:41
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday appointed retired Brig.-Gen. Jones Oladehinde Arogbofa, as his new Chief Of Staff (COS). Full text...

  • South Africa: MPs carpet President Zuma, vow to impeach him if ......
    18 february 2014 16:25:32
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Lindiwe Mazibuko, the parliamentary leader of South Africa’s official opposition Democratic Alliance, on Tuesday vowed to table a motion to impeach President Jacob Zuma if the public protector's report on upgrades to his controversial home implicated him. Full text...

  • Libya: Libyans mark 3rd anniversary of revolution
    18 february 2014 14:26:22
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – Libyans on Monday marked the third anniversary of an uprising that toppled former dictator Mouammar Gaddafi, despite the myriad of problems confronting them, including daily violence, insecurity and instability across the country. Full text...

  • Burundi: President reshuffles cabinet
    18 february 2014 12:11:09
    Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi has reshuffled his cabinet following the recent sacking of Bernard Busokoza, Senior Vice President in charge of political, security and administrative issues, PANA reported Tuesday. Full text...

  • Congo: Angola, Congo to resolve border dispute
    18 february 2014 11:05:29
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - Angolan and Congolese governments plan to hold two meetings in Pointe-Noire (Congo) and Cabinda (Angola) by the end of February to resolve their border dispute, Angola's Foreign Affairs Minister Georges Chicoti has announced. Full text...

  • Tunisia: Tunisia calls for strengthening of Arab Maghreb Union
    17 february 2014 22:12:52
    Tunis Tunisia (PANA) - The Tunisian Constituent National Assembly on Monday called on various identifiable groups in the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) to help find solutions to economic and social challenges that were hindering its integration. Full text...

  • Gambia: Police arrest opposition UDP members
    17 february 2014 20:41:07
    Gambia (PANA) - Gambian police have arrested several members of the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) in the West Coast region, including the executive of the party's youth wing, for alleged illegal gathering, UDP sources told PANA on Monday. Full text...

  • Belgium: Egyptian Minister of Energy expected in Brussels Tuesday
    17 february 2014 14:58:08
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The Egyptian Minister for Energy, Mounir Fackry Abdel Nour, is expected here Tuesday for a working visit to Belgium, during which he will be received by the European commissioner for Industry Antoine Tajani, according to an EU source. Full text...

  • Senegal: Senegal’s absence at Sahel summit irks former FM
    17 february 2014 14:00:42
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal's former Foreign Affairs Minister Cheikh Tidiane Gadio has expressed surprise at his country's absence from the recent extraordinary summit on peace and security in the Sahel region, held in Nouakchott, the Mauritanian capital. Full text...

  • Zambia: Pres. Sata attracts opposition's disdain over 'useless MPs' comment
    17 february 2014 13:06:30
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambian opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) says President Michael Sata’s recent statement, that most of his members of parliament (MPs) are useless, confirms its belief that the ruling party does not have men and women with the capacity to bring about meaningful social and economic development. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Assistant Secretary of State heads US team to Bi-nationsl Commission meeting
    16 february 2014 20:48:04
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Assistant Secretary of State Linda Thomas-Greenfield is in Nigeria at the head of the US delegation to the two-day U.S.-Nigeria Bi-national Commission (BNC) meeting scheduled to start Monday in the capital city of Abuja, PANA reported Sunday. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Main opposition slams police over 'double standard'
    16 february 2014 16:26:42
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has slammed the country's police force of engaging in a ''selective enforcement'' of its ban on political, socio-cultural and religious rallies at the nation's airports. Full text...

  • Belgium: EU Commissioner for Development visits Cape Verde
    14 february 2014 16:54:31
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, Friday began a two-day working visit to Cape Verde, according to an EU communique issued here. Full text...

  • Cameroon: Cameroonians celebrate 50th reunification anniversary
    14 february 2014 16:46:38
    Douala, Cameroon (PANA) – Cameroonians will next Thursday celebrate the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Eastern and Western Cameroons, President Paul Biya announced here Friday. Full text...

  • Burundi: Parliament confirms Bazombanza as new VP
    14 february 2014 15:27:35
    Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - The Burundi National Assembly on Thursday confirmed the candidacy of Prosper Bazombanza for the post of first vice president of the Republic of Burundi, PANA learnt from legislative sources here. Full text...

  • Libya: PM denies military coup claims
    14 february 2014 14:32:49
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, Friday denied claims that a military coup had taken place in Libya. Full text...

  • Kenya: US refutes funding anti-govt protests in Kenya
    14 february 2014 11:07:40
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The United States Government has refuted claims by Kenya that it (US) is funding anti-government protests in the East African nation. Full text...

  • South Africa: Opposition slams Zuma's State of the Nation address
    14 february 2014 08:42:14
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has come under fire from most opposition parties following his State of the Nation address on Thursday night. Full text...

  • Senegal: Hissène Habré rejects competence of special trial court
    14 february 2014 00:02:05
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Former Chadian leader Hissene Habre, who made his first appearance before the Extraordinary African Chambers set up specially to try him for war crimes and crimes against humanity, has said the court is incompetent to try him. Full text...

  • Belgium: European force for CAR stabilization gets 25.9 million-euro budget
    13 february 2014 22:44:37
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The European Force for Stabilization in Central African Republic (EUFOR-RCA) has been given a budget of 25.9 million euros for the six-month mandate, the chief commander for the operation, General général Philippe Pontiès, said at a press briefing on Thursday in Brussels. Full text...

  • UN: Security Council extends UN mission in Burundi to December 2014
    13 february 2014 21:32:15
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Security Council on Thursday renewed until the end of the year the UN mission helping Burundi recover from decades of ethnic war, despite the Central African country’s request to end it earlier. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Released S. Sudanese politicians want speedy end to conflict
    13 february 2014 21:23:05
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The seven former senior South Sudanese officials whom Juba released from prison on regional bloc Inter-Governmental Authority for Development (IGAD) bail on Thursday urged the warring sides in world’s youngest nation to end the conflict quickly. Full text...

  • Libya: PM reaffirms Parliament's confidence in Government
    13 february 2014 21:02:06
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has dismissed the statement by the spokesman of the General National Congress (CNG-Parliament), Omar Hameidane, that claimed Parliament no longer had confidence in the government. Full text...

  • South Africa: Zuma hails post-apartheid South Africa's progress
    13 february 2014 20:49:47
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – President Jacob Zuma on Thursday night acknowledged that South Africa was a better country 20 years after the historic first all-race elections that swept Nelson Mandela to power. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Yoruba ethnic group sues for regional autonomy in Nigeria
    13 february 2014 18:12:48
    Ibadan, Nigeria (PANA) – Ahead of the proposed National Conference in Nigeria, one of the three largest ethnic groups in the country, the Yorubas of the South West, have canvassed for regional autonomy, parliamentary democracy and decentralisation of the police, among other things. Full text...

  • Mauritania: PM forms new government
    13 february 2014 16:46:52
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Mauritanian Prime Minister, Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf, Wednesday named members of his new government, according to the official list obtained here by PANA. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: AUC chief warns CAR violence perpetrators
    13 february 2014 14:54:19
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has warned that criminal acts committed by armed groups against innocent civilians belonging to Muslim community as well as against Chadian nationals in Central African Republic (CAR) “will only contribute to the worsening of community and religious divisions in the country”. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: IGAD Special Envoys consult South Sudan’s rival parties
    13 february 2014 11:58:02
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Special envoys of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) seeking a solution to the crisis in South Sudan Thursday continued consultations with members of the rival parties and other stakeholders, according to Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Full text...

  • Ghana: Scale-up of regional peace, security architecture approved
    13 february 2014 09:17:39
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Regional Ambassadors accredited to ECOWAS and the Technical Committee on Political Affairs have made additional recommendations for the operationalisation and strengthening of the regional peace and security architecture, particularly rapid and effective diplomatic and military responses to serious emergency situations. Full text...

  • South Africa: Zuma to present last State of the Nation address
    13 february 2014 09:06:06
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - All eyes are on Jacob Zuma, who will present his last State of the Nation address as President of the current government in Cape Town Thursday night. Full text...

  • UN: Ban tasks South Sudan govt, people on ceasefire agreement
    12 february 2014 18:35:32
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, has welcomed the start of the South Sudan political talks between the government and the opposition, and stressed the need for the parties to adhere to the ceasefire agreement signed last month. Full text...

  • Nigeria: President Jonathan sacks Aviation Minister, 3 others
    12 february 2014 16:39:45
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday sacked the country's embattled Aviation Minister, Ms. Stella Oduah, and three other ministers, in the latest in a series of firings in recent times, the local media reported. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Mauritius appeals to EU to reconsider decision abolishing sugar quotas
    12 february 2014 16:38:31
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian President Rajkeswur Purryag told European parliamentarians here Wednesday they should consider reviewing the decision to abolish sugar quotas as projections have indicated that sugar production in the EU will expand significantly and prices will fall by 2017. Full text...

  • Belgium: EU Commissioner for Development visits Senegal
    12 february 2014 16:11:43
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will Wednesday begin a two-day working visit to Senegal, according to an EU communique issued in Brussels, Belgium. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: AUC Chairperson expresses shock, sorrow at Algerian plane crash
    12 february 2014 15:22:40
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has expressed shock and sorrow at Tuesday's crash of an Algerian military plane that left 77 people dead. Full text...

  • Ethiopia/AU: AUC Chairperson condoles with Burundi over flood tragedy
    12 february 2014 15:03:48
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has condoled with Burundi over the flood disaster that left 60 dead and over 80 wounded, in addition to destroying houses and rendering 10,000 homeless. Full text...

  • Libya: Russian diplomats back in Tripoli after embassy attack
    12 february 2014 14:21:59
    Tripoli, Libye (PANA) – Russian diplomats, who left the country following an attack on their embassy in October last year, are back in Tripoli, the Russian Ambassador, Ivan Molotkov, announced here, saying that the returnees are staying in a Tripoli hotel pending when they safe accommodation. Full text...

  • Libya: Malta seeks more EU assistance for Libya
    12 february 2014 11:57:08
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Maltese Foreign Minister George Vella has urged the European Union (EU) to assist Libya to ensure stability in this troubled period. Full text...

  • South Africa: Zuma hails Brazzaville Peace Accord at commemoration
    12 february 2014 08:35:42
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - President Jacob Zuma has returned to South Africa after attending Tuesday’s celebrations in Congo-Brazzaville to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Brazzaville Peace Accord which ended civil war in Angola and paved the way for independence in Namibia. Full text...

  • Congo: Pres. Zuma arrives in Congo
    11 february 2014 11:34:36
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - South African President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Brazzaville to attend the celebrations marking the 25th Anniversary of the Signature of the Brazzaville Protocol on Peace in Southern Africa. Full text...

  • Ghana: 'ECOWAS must respond rapidly, effectively to regional crisis'
    11 february 2014 08:55:02
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - ECOWAS Commission Vice President Toga McIntosh has underscored the need for the ECOWAS peace and security mechanisms to respond rapidly and effectively to the crises in the region, drawing lessons from the recent crisis in Mali. Full text...

  • Belgium: European Union Council decides to launch military operation in CAR
    10 february 2014 21:08:12
    Brussels,Belgium (PANA) - Foreign ministers of the European Union who gathered in Brussels on Monday have decided to launch a military operation in the Central African Republic (CAR), Ms Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs Full text...

  • Mauritania: EU Commissioner for Development arrives in Mauritania
    10 february 2014 18:13:49
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, arrived here Monday, on the first leg of his visit to West Africa that will take him to Senegal and Cape Verde, PANA reported from the Mauritanian capital. Full text...

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