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  • Cameroon celebrates 30 years as a unified state
    20 may 2002 12:44:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- Cameroon Monday celebrated its 30th anniversary as a unified state created on 20 May 1972. Full text...

  • Malis's ruling ADEMA party congratulates Amadou Toumani Toure
    20 may 2002 11:16:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The ruling Alliance for Democracy in Mali (ADEMA) has sent its "sincere congratulations" to Amadou Toumani Toure (ATT) for his "brilliant election" to the presidency of his country. Full text...

  • Kenya, Uganda to curb cross border trade in illegal arms
    20 may 2002 07:47:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya and Uganda have resolved to strengthen peace efforts along their common border as a way of discouraging further proliferation of illegal firearms trading between them. Full text...

  • Africans blamed for destroying their countries
    19 may 2002 19:47:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Africans are to blame for destroying their own countries' present and future, argues the exiled former Central African Republic's Prime Minister Jean-Paul N'Goupande. Full text...

  • President Wade says ECOMOG may intervene in Liberia
    19 may 2002 17:35:00
    Yamoussoukro- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- Troops under West African Peacekeeping Force (ECOMOG) might intervene in Liberia if peace negotiations fail to solve the crisis in that country, President Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal has said. Full text...

  • Kabbah sweeps Sierra Leonean presidency
    19 may 2002 17:12:00
    Freetown- Sieera Leone (PANA) -- Supporters of incumbent President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah's Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), went wild in jubilation Sunday after the National Electoral Commission (NEC) confirmed his landslide victory in the country's 14 May presidential and parliamentary elections. Full text...

  • DR Congo, RCD/ML delegates converge in Ituri
    19 may 2002 15:40:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Delegates of the Congolese government, civil society and leaders of the rebel Rally for Congolese Democracy/ML (RCD/ML) started converging Saturday in Bunia, Ituri sub-region, as part of a campaign for the revival of the political agreement reached in Sun City, South Africa. Full text...

  • Kabila denounces inaction of international community
    19 may 2002 15:23:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- President Joseph Kabila DR Congo has expressed deep concern over "indifference and acquiescence" of the international community and the UN over the attitude of Rwanda and the RCD/Goma in Kisangani and other occupied Congolese territories. Full text...

  • Kadhafi confers with Museveni in Sirte
    19 may 2002 14:57:00
    Sirte- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader Col. Full text...

  • Politicians threaten violence over disputed Zimbabwean poll
    19 may 2002 13:24:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Political temperature rose sharply in Zimbabwe at the weekend after President Robert Mugabe and his main opposition rival, Morgan Tsvangirai traded warnings of violence over a disputed presidential election held last March. Full text...

  • AI calls for an investigation into Ansumane Mane's death
    19 may 2002 11:58:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- Amnesty International (AI) is asking President Koumba Yala of Guinea-Bissau to investigate and make the facts surrounding the death of Gen. Full text...

  • Tribunal in Abidjan cross-examines 13 defendants in coup plot
    19 may 2002 11:19:00
    Abidjan- Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) -- A tribunal in Abidjan has ended a cross-examination of the first batch of 13 suspects in the foiled coup of 7-8 January 2001 in Côte d'Ivoire. Full text...

  • French Companies against arms exports to African rebels
    18 may 2002 20:02:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Officials of the French arms Companies have ruled out the possibility of selling weapons to rebel groups in Africa. Full text...

  • ACP/EU joint assembly declares support for NEPAD
    18 may 2002 19:43:00
    Porto Novo- Benin (PANA) -- At its last session in Cape Town, South Africa, the Africa-Caribbean-Pacific/European Union (ACP/EU) joint assembly stated its support for the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), according to co- chairman Glenys Kinnock. Full text...

  • Mauritius President due in East Timor
    18 may 2002 19:14:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- President Karl Offmann of Mauritius left Port Louis Friday evening for East Timor to attend ceremonies marking the independence of that country and the swearing in of its elected leader, José Alexandre Gusmao. Full text...

  • Commonwealth to maintain tab on Zimbabwe
    18 may 2002 18:43:00
    Gaborone- Botswana (PANA) -- The Commonwealth ministerial action group (CMAG) has indicated it will continue to monitor the situation in Zimbabwe but will not take further action against President Robert Mugabe's government for the time being. Full text...

  • Christian Aid partners optimist about Sierra Leone's future
    18 may 2002 17:38:00
    London- UK (PANA) -- Partners of Christian Aid, a UK-based charity organisation, have expressed optimism about the future of Sierra Leone following the country's successful 14 May presidential and parliamentary elections. Full text...

  • Chirac, Boutros-Ghali congratulate Mali's victorious Toure
    18 may 2002 16:17:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- French President Jacques Chirac, and Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Secretary General of the International Francophonie Organisation (OIF), have in separate messages, congratulated retired General Amadou Toumani Toure, on his election as Malian President. Full text...

  • Sudan deploys police to Nuba Mountains
    18 may 2002 15:59:00
    Khartoum- Sudan (PANA) -- Two police platoons were Friday deployed to the war-torn south-western Sudan's Nuba mountains area in the South Kordufan State, to maintain law and order under a US-brokered cease-fire agreed by parties to Sudan's civil war. Full text...

  • Commonwealth praises Mbeki, Obasanjo for efforts in Zimbabwe
    18 may 2002 14:15:00
    London- UK (PANA) -- The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group on the Harare Declaration (CMAG) has welcomed ongoing efforts by Presidents Thabo Mbeki of South Africa and Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria to achieve reconciliation and economic recovery in Zimbabwe. Full text...

  • Move is in line with Dakar agreement, says Senegalese leader
    18 may 2002 13:52:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade said in Dakar that his role as co-ordinator of the group of states serving as facilitators in the Malagasy crisis fell within the framework of the Dakar agreement he brokered in April. Full text...

  • French leader Chirac sends message to Gabon's Omar Bongo
    18 may 2002 12:31:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- French President Jacques Chirac has sent a message of appreciation to his Gabonese counterpart, Omar Bongo, in response to a congratulatory message addressed to the French leader by the latter after his re-election to his country's presidency. Full text...

  • Palestinian children appeal to Mauritius for aid
    18 may 2002 12:20:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Palestinian children, attending the recent UN extraordinary session on children in New York, appealed to Mauritius to help their country which is under Israeli aggression, official sources in Port Louis said Friday. Full text...

  • ECOWAS body condemns the use of force in Liberia
    18 may 2002 09:21:00
    Yamoussoukro- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The Economic Community of West African States' (ECOWAS) mediation and security council has resolved to condemn "all forms of taking over power by force" in Liberia. Full text...

  • Tunisia's Ben Ali pleased with the advent of African Union
    17 may 2002 23:44:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, has stated that the birth of the African Union is "the culmination of the African determination to unite the efforts of countries of the continent to prepare the ground for a new step in the path of co-operation and integration in the world economy. Full text...

  • Observers say Angola right on peace course
    17 may 2002 23:32:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- International observers have acknowledged progress made in the Angolan peace process, saying although a number of problems still exist, the overall assessment is positive. Full text...

  • ECOMOG likely to redeploy troops in Liberia, says minister
    17 may 2002 23:18:00
    Yamoussoukro- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- ECOMOG will send troops to Liberia if the LURD rebels (Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy) persist in waging war against Monrovia, Liberian Foreign Minister Monie Captan said Friday in Yamoussoukro, the Ivorian capital. Full text...

  • French authorities advise citizens to avoid African countries
    17 may 2002 22:14:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- The French Foreign ministry has listed several African countries among destinations considered as dangerous for its citizens. Full text...

  • Guinea Bissau activist gets travel ban
    17 may 2002 21:35:00
    Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- Erstwhile chairman of the Guinea- Bissau human rights league Fernando Gomes told reporters on Thursday that he has barred from travelling out of the country. Full text...

  • Libya denies arming Liberia to fight rebels
    17 may 2002 21:03:00
    Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- Libya Friday officially denied having sent military aid to President Charles Taylor to enable him to fight rebels trying to oust the Liberian leader. Full text...

  • OAU, ECOWAS observers hail Sierra Leonean poll
    17 may 2002 20:14:00
    Freetown- Sierra Leone (PANA) -- The OAU election observer team Friday hailed the "successful conduct" of Sierra Leone's 14 May elections as a "good example" for Africa. Full text...

  • Sierra Leonean body still to announce election results
    17 may 2002 19:42:00
    Freetown- Sierra Leone (PANA) -- Contrary to expectations, Sierra Leone's National Electoral Commission (NEC) Friday failed to announce final results of the 14 May presidential and parliamentary elections. Full text...

  • Cisse congratulates Toure on presidential victory
    17 may 2002 18:43:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Candidate Soumaila Cisse has congratulated his opponent, retired General, Amadou Toumani Toure, over his victory in the second round of Mali's presidential election Sunday. Full text...

  • Burundi Rebel Leader Not Killed
    17 may 2002 18:11:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- The commander-in-chief of an armed rebel group in Burundi who was Monday reported killed in the battlefield is alive. Full text...

  • Somalia wants UN to punish Ethiopia over border dispute
    17 may 2002 17:37:00
    New York- US (PANA) -- Somalia has accused neighbouring Ethiopia of invading its territory and asked the UN to punish Addis Ababa with sanctions. Full text...

  • Emir of Qatar arrives in Guinea
    17 may 2002 16:28:00
    Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- Qatar's Emir Sheikh Bin Khalifa Al- Thani, arrived in Conakry Friday morning where he was received by Guinean President Lansana Conte and other senior officials. Full text...

  • Nigeria's ruling party sidelines Obasanjo's opponents
    17 may 2002 16:15:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has virtually scaled the first hurdle in his bid for a second, four-year term, with the decision by his ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to maintain its policy, zoning the country's presidency to the south. Full text...

  • OAU to meet on Malagasy crisis
    17 may 2002 15:53:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The OAU's Central organ for conflict resolution is to hold an emergency Summit on the Malagasy political crisis, the Zambian President and OAU chairman, Levy Mwanawasa Mwanawasa, said Friday. Full text...

  • Mbabane City Council Official Threatened with Death
    17 may 2002 15:52:00
    Mbabane- Swaziland (PANA) -- Life for Mbabane City Council's chief executive officer, Gideon Mhlongo has turned into a nightmare with constant death threats from unknown persons. Full text...

  • Former Rwandan General arrested in Brussels
    17 may 2002 10:49:00
    Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- A former general of the Rwandan Armed Forces (FAR), Leonidas Rusatira, has been arrested in Brussels, legal sources in the Belgian capital said. Full text...

  • Italian president ends Moroccan visit
    17 may 2002 10:28:00
    Rabat- Morocco (PANA) -- Italian president, Carlo Ciampi has returned home following a three-day working visit to Morocco, during which he held talks with King Mohamed VI, national television (TVM) reported. Full text...

  • 17 May celebrated in DR Congo Friday
    17 may 2002 10:14:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- A requiem mass will be held Friday at the mausoleum of late President Laurent Desire Kabila in Kinshasa to celebrate 17 May, the day the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo (AFDL) entered Kinshasa in 1997 to oust Mobutu Sese Seko. Full text...

  • ECOWAS condemns attempts of forceful power seizure in Liberia
    17 may 2002 09:31:00
    Yamoussoukro- Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The Mediation and Security Council of ECOWAS (the Economic Community of West African States) has condemned attempts by dissident forces "to seize power by force in Liberia. Full text...

  • Amadou Toumani Touré elected new Malian President
    17 may 2002 00:01:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Retired General Amadou Toumani Touré has won the second round of the Malian presidential election with 64. Full text...

  • Senegal approaches Gambia for peace in Casamance
    02 may 2002 23:42:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegalese Defence minister Youba Sambou in Banjul has expressed the wish to see Gambian president Yahya Jammeh actively involved in the search of a peaceful solution to the crisis in the country's southern region, beset by a rebellion movement since 1982. Full text...

  • Togo opposition, govt in talks to salvage Lome accords
    02 may 2002 23:34:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Togolese opposition, government representatives and international facilitators to the Lome peace accords are Thursday to engage in informal reconciliation talks in Paris. Full text...

  • US, EU hail Inter-Congolese Dialogue
    02 may 2002 22:14:00
    Kinshasa- RD Congo (PANA) -- Progress made in Inter-Congolese dialogue held in Sun City, South Africa constituted an important step towards the reunification of the DR Congo and the beginning of a transition leading to free and fair elections, the US government said. Full text...

  • UN Security Council delegation meets DR Congo rebels
    02 may 2002 21:37:00
    Goma- DR Congo (PANA) -- Ambassadors of the 15-member UN Security Council held talks Wednesday with officials of the Rwanda-backed rebel Congolese Rally for Democracy (RCD). Full text...

  • Mauritian NGO wants Israel's Sharon tried for war crime
    02 may 2002 20:58:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian NGO, United Nations Association of Mauritius (UNAM), says Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon should be tried by the International Criminal Tribunal (ICT) for "war crimes" against the Palestinians. Full text...

  • Electoral body notes irregularities in Mali's poll results
    02 may 2002 20:41:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Mali's National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) said Thursday in Bamako it had noted some irregularities in the centralisation of results of the first round of the country's presidential poll held 28 April. Full text...

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