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  • Ugandan Muslims protest against Israel, US
    06 april 2002 18:11:00
    Kampala- Uganda (PANA) -- Hundreds of Ugandan Muslims Saturday protested against Israeli military operations in the Palestine territory, burning Israeli and US flags in central Kampala. Full text...

  • NGO urges support for troubled Malagasy capital
    06 april 2002 17:24:00
    Saint Denis- Reunion (PANA) -- Aid Fund for Madagascar's Recovery (FAR), an NGO led by supporters of self-proclaimed President Marc Ravalomanana, has called on the international community to help the Malagasy capital, Antananarivo, with the supply fuel and basic commodities. Full text...

  • Court releases list of Mali's presidential candidates
    06 april 2002 16:48:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Mali's Constitutional Court Friday released a list of 24 candidates approved for the country's 28 April presidential election. Full text...

  • Israel blocks Tunisian Red Crescent aid to Palestinians
    06 april 2002 16:20:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- The Tunisian Red Crescent (CRT) has decried Israel's decision to ban medical aid to the Palestinian people. Full text...

  • Former Ivorian ruling party urged to mobilise for a come-back
    06 april 2002 16:12:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The 11th Congress of the former ruling Democratic Party of Cote d'Ivoire (PDCI) rolled off Friday in Abidjan with chairman Henri Konan Bedie urging militants to mobilise towards regaining power. Full text...

  • FRODEBU wants probe into former Burundian president's death
    06 april 2002 14:55:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- The opposition Front for Democracy in Burundi (FRODEBU), late Burundian President Cyprien Ntaryamira's party, Friday appealed to the Burundi government for an official inquiry into the circumstances that led to Ntaryamira's death eight years ago in a plane crash in Rwanda. Full text...

  • Russian foreign minister visits Tunisia
    06 april 2002 14:11:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Russian foreign minister Igor Ivanov has discussed in Tunis the possibility of passing a UN Security Council resolution which would be binding on the Israelis and the Palestinians if the current situation continued to worsen in the Middle East. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe arrests civil rights leaders over banned march
    06 april 2002 13:38:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- Police in Zimbabwe Saturday arrested at least 20 members of a civil rights group after they tried to stage a banned demonstration to demand a new constitution. Full text...

  • Amnesty International hails Angolan cease-fire agreement
    06 april 2002 13:28:00
    London- UK (PANA) -- Amnesty International has urged the authorities, all political parties and civil society in Angola, to develop a comprehensive strategy to end impunity and ensure full protection of human rights in the country. Full text...

  • Senegal's ex-PM expresses reservations over DR Congo agreement
    06 april 2002 12:40:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Former Senegalese prime minister Moustapha Niasse, chairing the political and legal committee of the Inter-Congolese Dialogue, has expressed pessimism over the signing Thursday in South Africa of an agreement to seal 45 days of talks aimed at stopping the DR Congo conflict. Full text...

  • Protests set for Saturday outside US embassy in Mauritius
    06 april 2002 12:12:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Republican Movement, a party in Mauritius, said Friday night that it would stage a demonstration Saturday outside the US embassy in Port Louis to protest US complicity in the Israeli policy towards Palestinians. Full text...

  • Mali's 25 runners overtax budget set aside for election
    06 april 2002 12:03:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Officials of the Ministry of Administration and Territorial Organisation (MATO), visibly surprised by a large number of candidates registered for the 28 April presidential elections, are at pains to find the necessary funds to finance the ballot. Full text...

  • Police break up pro-Palestinian demonstration in Tunisia
    06 april 2002 11:37:00
    Tunis- Tunisia (PANA) -- Tunisian police Friday dispersed an unauthorised pro-Palestinian demonstration in Tunis, the country's capital. Full text...

  • Togolese leader Eyadema congratulates Dos Santos
    06 april 2002 11:25:00
    Lome- Togo (PANA) -- Togolese president Gnassingbe Eyadema sent a message of congratulations Friday to his Angolan counterpart, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, following the signing of a cease-fire agreement in Angola earlier in the week. Full text...

  • Senegalese intellectuals express support for Palestinians
    06 april 2002 11:18:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Demanding the withdrawal of Israeli troops from Palestinian territory, hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Dakar Friday afternoon to show their support to the Palestinians and their leader Yasser Arafat. Full text...

  • S. Africa grills Israeli envoy over Middle East crisis
    06 april 2002 10:04:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's Deputy Foreign Minister Aziz Pahad Friday met Israeli Ambassador Tova Herzl to convey his government's concern over the Middle East crisis. Full text...

  • Malagasy people urged to fight the enemies of the nation
    05 april 2002 23:55:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- Self-proclaimed Malagasy President Marc Ravalomanana Friday launched an appeal warning that the country was in danger. Full text...

  • Govt troops, Ninja militia clash in Congo-Brazzaville
    05 april 2002 23:41:00
    Brazzaville- Congo (PANA) -- Clashes have since last Wednesday been raging between Congolese government troops and Ninja militiamen led by Rev. Full text...

  • Plea for a fixed electoral schedule in Cameroon
    05 april 2002 23:29:00
    Yaounde- Cameroon (PANA) -- A colloquium organised Thursday in Yaounde on the monitoring and transparency of elections in Cameroon, urged for a fixed election calendar. Full text...

  • Some 21 parties back ex-Malian leader
    05 april 2002 22:29:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- Some 21 Malian political parties have decided to support General Amadou Toumani Toure's (ATT) candidacy in the 28 April presidential election, sources close to the ATT campaign said in Bamako Friday. Full text...

  • British envoy questions minister's third term remarks
    05 april 2002 21:39:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- The British High Commissioner to Malawi, Norman Ling, Friday invited Information Minister Clement Stambuli to an unscheduled meeting in Lilongwe to explain remarks he made in taunting London's stand on the issue of a third term presidency for President Bakili Muluzi of Malawi. Full text...

  • SADC Justice Ministers meet in Mauritius
    05 april 2002 21:14:00
    Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Justice Ministers of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will begin a three-day meeting Sunday in Port Louis, to finalise some protocols, official sources said Friday in Port Louis. Full text...

  • Rwandans urged to rise above ethnic chauvinism
    05 april 2002 20:45:00
    Paris- France (PANA) -- Participants at a day long symposium held at the French senate in Paris have urged Rwandans to rise above the Hutu-Tutsi divide which was partly the root cause of deep seated hatred between the two ethnic groups. Full text...

  • Head of Egypt's Coptic Church criticises Israel
    05 april 2002 20:35:00
    Cairo- Egypt (PANA) -- The head of Egypt's Coptic Church, Shenouda III, has denounced "the inhumane acts perpetrated by Israel against unarmed Muslims and Christians and its barbaric attacks on Mosques and Churches in Palestinian occupied territories. Full text...

  • Kenyan leaders to declare wealth in graft war
    05 april 2002 20:01:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan leaders may soon be forced to make public the source of their wealth as a means of fighting corruption. Full text...

  • South African opposition welcomes Angolan peace agreement
    05 april 2002 19:41:00
    Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has congratulated the Angolan government and the UNITA rebel movement on the signing of Thursday's cease-fire agreement in Luanda. Full text...

  • Liberian troops kill six dissidents - Minister
    05 april 2002 19:37:00
    Monrovia- Liberia (PANA) -- Liberian troops have killed six dissidents in the northwestern province of Tubmanburg as the government retook the city from the rebels, defence minister Daniel Chea said Friday. Full text...

  • Nigeria to reduce foreign missions again
    05 april 2002 18:26:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Faced with dwindling earnings and competing needs, Nigeria is to reduce the number of its foreign missions, according to Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dubem Onyia. Full text...

  • Niger condemns Israeli aggression of Palestine
    05 april 2002 17:41:00
    Niamey- Niger (PANA) -- Niger on Thursday strongly denounced the acts of war being perpetrated by Israel against the Palestinian people. Full text...

  • Chretien meets West African leaders on NEPAD
    05 april 2002 17:34:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Visiting Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien Friday met five West African leaders in the Nigeria capital, Abuja as part of his ongoing consultations with African governments on the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD). Full text...

  • Malian Party to challenge Gen. Toure's presidential bid
    05 april 2002 15:55:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The Malian People's Rally (RPM) led by former Prime Minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was on Friday contemplating to challenge the candidature of former President Gen. Full text...

  • Rwanda tribunal probes Tutsi involvement in genocide
    05 april 2002 14:37:00
    London- UK (PANA) -- International Criminal Tribunal on Rwanda's chief prosecutor Carla del Ponte has announced that she would hand down the first indictments before the end of the year. Full text...

  • Kabbah off to Abuja for NEPAD meeting
    05 april 2002 14:26:00
    Freetown- Sierra Leone (PANA) -- Sierra Leonean President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah Friday flew to Abuja for a two-day official meeting with visiting Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien. Full text...

  • Former Burundian vice president forced to walk
    05 april 2002 13:46:00
    Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Former Burundian vice president Frederic Bavuginyumvira has joined other pedestrians in Bujumbura after the government car provided to him at the end of his mandate was withdrawn without warning. Full text...

  • Indian Ocean Commission scribe visits Madagascar
    05 april 2002 12:55:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- Visiting secretary general Wilfrid Bertile of the Indian Ocean Commission (COI) has called on all political actors in Madagascar to resume dialogue, leading to a solution to the crisis in their country. Full text...

  • Chretien tasks African leaders on NEPAD
    05 april 2002 12:35:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien Friday urged African countries to create a conducive atmosphere for foreign investments, regarded as a key element in spurring economic growth on the continent. Full text...

  • Opposition MP in Zimbabwe Escapes Assassination
    05 april 2002 11:57:00
    Harare- Zimbabwe (PANA) -- An opposition parliamentarian in Zimbabwe escaped death by a whisker Thursday night when unidentified assailants attacked his home with teargas and other weapons. Full text...

  • Canada hails Obasanjo over decision on Zimbabwe
    05 april 2002 11:18:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Visiting Canadian Prime Minister, Jean Chretien, Friday hailed Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo for being party to the Commonwealth's decision to sanction Zimbabwe over widely-perceived irregularities in the recent presidential elections in the Southern African country. Full text...

  • Britain welcomes peace agreement in Angola
    05 april 2002 11:12:00
    London- UK (PANA) -- British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has welcomed the peace agreement signed between the Government of Angola and UNITA saying it was a historic step forward. Full text...

  • UNDP Representative Arrives in Somalia
    05 april 2002 08:36:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The UN Development Programme has appointed a representative to Somalia. Full text...

  • Malian candidate says Konare may break silence if necessary
    04 april 2002 23:46:00
    Bamako- Mali (PANA) -- The ruling Alliance for Democracy in Mali's (ADEMA) presidential candidate, Soumaïla Cisse, said in Bamako Thursday that outgoing President Alpha Omar Konare might publicly support his candidacy "if the circumstances required it. Full text...

  • Govt boycotts military committee at inter-Congolese talks
    04 april 2002 23:37:00
    Sun City- South Africa (PANA) -- The committee on defence and security at the ongoing inter-Congolese talks in Sun City, South Africa proceeded Wednesday with deliberations notwithstanding the absence of the government delegation. Full text...

  • Canadian Prime Minister visits Nigeria
    04 april 2002 22:34:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien arrived in Abuja Thursday at the start of a three-day official visit to Nigeria. Full text...

  • Sierra Leone envoy to Nigeria gets accredited to ECOWAS
    04 april 2002 22:31:00
    Abuja- Nigeria (PANA) -- In furtherance of its newly-launched programme, the sub-regional group ECOWAS Thursday accredited Sierra Leone's ambassador to Nigeria, Joe Blell, as the country's envoy to the Economic Community of West African States. Full text...

  • Lawyers question trial of civilians by DR Congo military court
    04 april 2002 21:59:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Lawyers for the presumed assassins of former Congolese President Laurent Desire Kabila argued Wednesday that it was inappropriate for the Military Court (COM) in Kinshasa to try civilians and soldiers alike in the matter. Full text...

  • Anti-Israeli sentiments rise a notch higher in Tanzania
    04 april 2002 21:53:00
    Dar es Salaam- Tanzania (PANA) -- Resentment against Israel rose a notch higher in Tanzania Thursday with the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party adding its voice to those who have already condemned the Jewish state for attacking and placing Palestinians under siege in a renewed crackdown of the territory. Full text...

  • Former Ivorian ruling party holds congress
    04 april 2002 21:37:00
    Abidjan- Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The Democratic Party of Cote d'Ivoire (PDCI-RDA), which ruled the country from 1960 to 1999, meets in ordinary congress Friday-Sunday in Abidjan, with as many as 6,500 delegates expected to attend. Full text...

  • Central African Republic leader expected in N'djamena
    04 april 2002 21:24:00
    Bangui- Central African Republic (PANA) -- President Ange Felix Patasse of the Central African Republic will pay a visit to the Chadian capital of N'djamena next week, official sources said in Bangui, the CAR capital. Full text...

  • Two officials banned from residing in Malagasy capital
    04 april 2002 21:06:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- The chairman of the special delegation of Antananarivo province, General Ferdinand Razakarimanana, has issued an order banning two personalities close to President Didier Ratsiraka from residing in the Malagasy capital of Antananarivo. Full text...

  • Algerian Parliament convened over Berber language
    04 april 2002 21:02:00
    Algiers- Algeria (PANA) -- President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has convened for next Monday, a joint session of the two chambers of Parliament in Algeria, with a view to adopting a constitutional amendment recognising the Amazighe (Berber) language as national. Full text...

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