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  • Mauritius: Mauritius insists Chagos Islands are integral part of its territory
    19 november 2016 07:26:44
    Port Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritius has insisted that the Chagos Archipelago has always formed and continues to form an integral part of the territory of Mauritius and it does not recognise the so-called “British Indian Ocean Territory”. Full text...

  • France: Ban hails support of France during his tenure as UN chief
    19 november 2016 07:00:31
    Paris, France (PANA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has hailed the leadership of France in the adoption of the historic Paris Agreement on climate change last December, as well as for its role in the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Full text...

  • Gambia: Jammeh says Gambia's development depends on 1 December poll outcome
    18 november 2016 19:35:00
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has warned his compatriots that the development of their West African nation depend on the outcome of the 1 December 2016 presidential election. Full text...

  • UN: South African minister, ICC president hold talks
    18 november 2016 15:33:10
    New York, US (PANA) - South Africa's Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Tshililo Michael Masutha, on Friday held talks with President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Judge Silvia Fernandez de Gurmendi, at The Hague, Netherlands. Full text...

  • Belgium: Donors pledge €2.06 billion to support CAR at Brussels conference
    18 november 2016 09:23:34
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - Donors have pledged €2.06 billion (US$2.28 billion) to support the Central African Republic's efforts to achieve peace, security and reconciliation, as well as to promote development and economic recovery, while continuing with the provision of humanitarian assistance. Full text...

  • US: UN, OIC must cooperate on resolving conflicts, Security Council told
    18 november 2016 06:12:54
    New York, US (PANA) - Citing more than 20 years of collaboration between the United Nations and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), a senior UN political official on Thursday urged greater efforts by the two entities to draw on each other’s strengths and devise joint strategies to prevent and resolve conflicts. Full text...

  • Belgium: UN deputy chief urges donors to support peace consolidation in CAR
    18 november 2016 05:58:19
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson has urged an international conference for the Central African Republic (CAR) to show solidarity and pledge the necessary financial support to the Government-identified priorities and reforms needed for the African country’s rehabilitation and stabilization. Full text...

  • US: Ban says he has 'taken note' of appointment of new DR Congo Prime Minister
    18 november 2016 05:42:46
    New York, US (PANA) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki moon has taken note of Thursday's appointment of Samy Badibanga as Prime Minister ahead of the formation of a transitional government of national unity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in line with the political agreement of 18 October. Full text...

  • US: 'South Sudan continues to face persistent challenges to peace, stability'
    18 november 2016 05:34:47
    New York, US (PANA) - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for South Sudan has called on the UN Security Council to continue to accord priority to the country and to consider the future of its people in taking any decisions. Full text...

  • UN: UN human rights chief urges governments to support ICC
    16 november 2016 19:58:41
    New York, US (PANA) - In the wake of three African countries withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC), UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Al Hussein has stressed that there is no substitute for the Court and called on the international community to "place their collective shoulder behind the institution." Full text...

  • US: Nigerian leader, US Secretary of State hold talks in Morocco
    16 november 2016 19:49:21
    New York, US (PANA) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday held bilateral talks in Marrakech, Morocco, on the margins of the ongoing 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Full text...

  • Gambia: President Jammeh calls for violence-free campaign ahead of 1 Dec. poll
    16 november 2016 15:23:10
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambian president Yahya Jammeh has called on his supporters and rivals to conduct violence-free electioneering campaigns ahead of the 1 December presidential elections in the West African nation. Full text...

  • Morocco: Ban welcomes Equatorial Guinea, Gabon border dispute resolution
    16 november 2016 06:05:13
    Marrakech, Morocco (PANA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday hosted a signing ceremony on the margins of the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), popularly known as COP-22, in Marrakech, Morocco, of a resolution of border dispute between Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Full text...

  • South Africa: Opposition lays criminal charges against Zuma
    15 november 2016 15:52:39
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South Africa's official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday laid criminal charges against President Jacob Zuma for refusing to answer questions about the “State of Capture” report but instead turned on National Prosecuting Authority boss asking him to provide reasons why he should not be suspended. Full text...

  • DR Congo: UN Security Council delegation calls for consensual, inclusive electoral calendar
    14 november 2016 06:15:42
    Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) - Members of the United Nations Security Council have called on Congolese political and social actors to take greater responsibility to adopt a consensual and inclusive electoral calendar and asked that the ban on public demonstrations be lifted. Full text...

  • Sudan: Sudan to take part in Guinea Bissau Afro-Arab summit
    13 november 2016 17:05:21
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - A high-level delegation from Sudan will participate in the Afro-Arab summit to be held in Equatorial Guinea capital, Malabo, on November 23-24. Full text...

  • US: Ban welcomes US President-elect Trump's calls for unity
    12 november 2016 16:37:29
    New York, US (PANA) – The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has in a phone call on Saturday congratulated Donald Trump on his election as the next President of the United States. Full text...

  • South Sudan: UN envoy warns of risk of ‘outright ethnic war’, genocide in South Sudan
    12 november 2016 05:50:40
    Juba, South Sudan (PANA) - Visiting conflict-plagued South Sudan, the United Nations envoy on genocide prevention on Friday warned that the African country was at risk of plunging into “an outright ethnic war” and of genocide being committed. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Militant group pledges 'to work' with Trump to restore peace in region
    11 november 2016 14:11:41
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – A militant group in Nigeria's Niger Delta, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), has congratulated the US President-elect Donald Trump, expressing its desire "to work" with him towards "bringing real change" to the region. Full text...

  • Gambia: UN envoy ends Gambia visit ahead of 1 December polls
    11 november 2016 13:26:41
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, United Nations Secretary-General's Special Representative for West Africa and the Sahel Region, has ended a two-day visit to Banjul with a call for a credible and peaceful presidential election on 1 December. Full text...

  • South Africa: Zuma survives another no-confidence vote
    10 november 2016 19:18:39
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – There was more mud-slinging in the South African Parliament on Thursday as opposition MPs and members of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) hurled insults at each other as they debated a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Buhari extols Pope Francis' contribution to global peace
    10 november 2016 19:11:52
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commended the contribution of Pope Francis and the Holy See to global peace, describing it as "active and relentless." Full text...

  • Gambia: Electoral authority approves 3 candidates for Gambian presidential poll
    10 november 2016 17:29:09
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambia’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) on Thursday approved three candidates for the country presidential election on 1 December 2016. Full text...

  • US: Americans, immigrants protest Trump's presidential win
    10 november 2016 17:13:18
    New York, US (PANA) - Thousands of Americans and immigrants took to the streets in New York, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, as well as other major US cities to protest Donald Trump's presidential victory. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: AU Special Summit declares rapid military force ready to deploy
    10 november 2016 13:26:28
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) has declared its temporary multinational intervention force, the Immediate Response to Crises (ACIRC), mooted as a response to the French military intervention in Mali, ready for deployment in current trouble spots across Africa. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Ghanaian parliamentary delegation visits Nigeria
    09 november 2016 19:33:09
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – A delegation of senior members of the Ghanaian parliament on Wednesday visited the Speaker of the House of the Nigerian Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, who urged African lawmakers to unite to protect democracy. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Nigeria to work with Trump in fighting terrorism
    09 november 2016 18:51:25
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Two Nigerian Federal ministers, Audu Ogbe (Agriculture) and Mansur Dan-Ali (Defence) on Wednesday spoke on the election of Donald Trump as President-elect of the United States. Full text...

  • Ghana: Seven to contest Ghana's presidential election
    09 november 2016 18:36:46
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana's Electoral Commission (EC) on Wednesday announced that seven candidates will contest the 7 December presidential election after it gave 13 disqualified candidates the opportunity to correct errors on their forms on the orders of the Supreme Court. Full text...

  • Sudan: Bashir congratulates US president-elect Trump
    09 november 2016 17:26:04
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudanese President Omar Bashir has congratulated Donald Trump for winning election as the 45th President of the United States of America. Full text...

  • UN: UN chief congratulates US president-elect Trump
    09 november 2016 17:09:56
    New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday congratulated Donald Trump on his election as the new US president. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Buhari congratulates Trump
    09 november 2016 17:04:00
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday congratulated America's President-elect, Donald Trump, promising that Nigeria will strengthen bilateral ties with the United States under his forthcoming presidency. Full text...

  • US: UN envoy reports on 'constructive' discussions with Burundi to resolve differences
    09 november 2016 16:59:14
    New York, US (PANA) - The United Nations envoy on conflict prevention has said that the international community and the Government of Burundi would find a common ground for implementing the Security Council resolution that proposes the deployment of unarmed UN police officers through continued dialogue, according to a UN statement issued on Wednesday. Full text...

  • US: Trump's victory shocks New Yorkers
    09 november 2016 16:53:47
    New York, US (PANA) - New Yorkers woke up on Wednesday to grapple with the victory of Donald Trump as the 45th US president, with a cross-section of Americans and the immigrant communities expressing shock and disbelief. Full text...

  • Ghana: African leaders congratulate Trump; Rights groups caution him to 'set new tone'
    09 november 2016 16:39:11
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – African leaders on Wednesday congratulated US president-elect Donald Trump on his victory in the 2016 US presidential election, as human rights groups cautioned him to leave behind his divisive rhetoric and set a new tone. Full text...

  • Rwanda: Paul Kagame congratulates Donald Trump on election as U.S. president
    09 november 2016 15:40:08
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Wednesday congratulated Donald Trump on his election as President of the United States. Full text...

  • Rwanda: What foreign policy thrust does Trump have for Africa? (News analysis by Aimable Twahirwa, PANA Correspondent in Kigali, Rwanda)
    09 november 2016 15:35:55
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Although his foreign policy thrust for Africa is not yet clear, analysts believe that the outcome of this week's polls has been triggered by a number of factors, chief among them, his scathing attacks against President Barack Obama's administration in handling some relevant global issues that were also affecting the African continent. Full text...

  • Ethiopia: Ethiopian PM greets US President-elect Donald Trump
    09 november 2016 15:12:55
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has congratulated US President-elect Donald Trump on his victory for the US Presidency, the Ethiopian government said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Kenya: Kenyatta salutes US President-elect, Donald Trump
    09 november 2016 15:08:17
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated US President-elect Donald Trump on his victorious campaign for the US Presidency and pledged to deepen diplomatic ties. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Mauritian PM congratulates US President-Elect Donald Trump
    09 november 2016 14:03:19
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The Mauritian Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, on Wednesday congratulated the U.S. President-Elect, Donald Trump, on his election as the 45th President of the U.S., PANA learnt from the Prime Minister’s Office in Port-Louis. Full text...

  • South Africa: Zuma congratulates Trump
    09 november 2016 11:58:35
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday joined other world leaders in congratulating Donald Trump on his surprising election victory. Full text...

  • Tanzania: AU High Level Committee calls for new inclusive cabinet in Libya
    09 november 2016 11:54:19
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) -The African Union (AU) High Level Committee on Libya has called upon all members of the House of Representatives (HoR) and the Presidency Council to work together for the appointment of a new inclusive cabinet and establish a new Government of National Accord (GNA) within the shortest time possible. Full text...

  • US: Poisonous rhetoric must not become Government policy - Amnesty International
    09 november 2016 11:48:57
    Washington, DC, US (PANA) - Human rights watchdog Amnesty International says US president-elect Donald Trump must reaffirm and abide by the United States’ obligations on human rights, at home and abroad. Full text...

  • Tanzania: Tanzanian, Ghanaian presidents congratulate Trump
    09 november 2016 11:06:15
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - The presidents of Tanzania and Ghana on Wednesday congratulated US President-elect Donald Trump on winning Tuesday's presidential election. Full text...

  • Ghana: Ghana president Mahama congratulates Trump
    09 november 2016 10:51:46
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama has congratulated US president-elect Donald Trump on his victory in Tuesday's US presidential after the Republican candidate surprised pollsters with a stunning victory over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of the Democratic Party. Full text...

  • US: Trump beats Clinton to win US presidential election
    09 november 2016 08:53:40
    Washington, DC, (PANA) - Republican candidate Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election, beating former Secretary of State and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton after a bruising campaign. Full text...

  • South Africa: Mbeki denies leaking Zuma's letter
    08 november 2016 17:30:20
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The lengthy rift between former South African president Thabo Mbeki and President Jacob Zuma has taken a new turn with Mbeki’s Foundation saying it did not leak a hard-hitting letter to the media last week. Full text...

  • Zambia: President Lungu urges Africa to uphold constitutionalism
    08 november 2016 17:23:57
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Zambian President Edgar Lungu has called on African leaders to uphold constitutionalism, the rule of law, democracy and good governance, if the continent has to attain peace and stability and forge its development agenda. Full text...

  • Senegal: Gambian opposition coalition candidate quits his party
    08 november 2016 14:09:39
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Adama Barrow, leader of United Democratic Party (UDP) has quit the party to contest as an independent presidential candidate, supported by a coalition of seven Gambian opposition parties, PANA reported Tuesday. Full text...

  • South Africa: EEF leader addresses South Africa's "stolen" land
    07 november 2016 19:02:50
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Firebrand opposition leader Julius Malema on Monday said that while white people were not entitled to own any land in South Africa, he was not calling for their “slaughter”. Full text...

  • Zambia: President Lungu calls for practical action torid Africa of conflict situations
    07 november 2016 18:47:38
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) – Zambian President Edgar Lungu has said it is critical and urgent that the willingness expressed by African leaders to do away with conflict situations is transformed into practical actions, both at the national and continental level. Full text...

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