• Friday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    11 may 2018 08:11:00
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Friday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...

  • Rights group says Sudan court's death sentence for raped teenager 'intolerable cruelty'
    11 may 2018 07:04:07
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, has slammed a Sudanese court’s sentencing on Thursday of a 19-year-old woman to death for killing her rapist husband in self-defence, saying it highlights the failure of the authorities to tackle child marriage, forced marriage and marital rape. Full text...

  • Attacks on education worsening globally, study shows
    11 may 2018 06:45:28
    New York, US (PANA) – An inter-agency coalition on education says deliberate and indiscriminate attacks on schools and universities, their students, and staff have become more widespread over the last five years. Full text...

  • UK apologises to Libyan torture victims
    10 may 2018 22:42:02
    London, UK (PANA) - The British government on Thursday apologised unreservedly to Abdul-Hakim Belhaj and Fatima Boudchar for the UK’s role in the “harrowing experiences” and “mistreatment” they suffered during their March 2004 rendition by the CIA to Libya. Full text...

  • 44 dead, 40 missing in Kenya dam collapse
    10 may 2018 22:31:45
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The death toll in Kenya's dam collapse has risen further to 44, statement by the National Disaster Management Unit said on Thursday. Full text...

  • FAO launches new guidelines to sustain forest benefits for future generations
    10 may 2018 22:17:32
    New York, US (PANA) - New guidelines designed to give poor and isolated communities more of a say in how tropical forests are used and preserved around the world were published on Thursday by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Full text...

  • ‘Durable solutions’ needed for durable peace in Darfur, UN envoy tells Security Council
    10 may 2018 22:09:52
    New York, US (PANA) - The overall security situation in Sudan’s Darfur region “remains calm”, despite continuing low-level skirmishes, a top United Nations envoy said on Thursday, updating the Security Council on the UN mission’s work on the ground. Full text...

  • Death toll in Kenya dam collapse rises to 41 - Police
    10 may 2018 16:31:52
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The death toll in Kenya's dam collapse has risen to 41, police said on Thursday. Full text...

  • Mauritius PM calls for international cooperation to effectively address the drug scourge
    10 may 2018 16:27:20
    Port Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth on Thursday said prevention of early use of drugs is not only one of the top national priorities of Mauritius but is also one of the world’s most pressing challenges. Full text...

  • AfDB approves US$ 1.5 million for Jigawa on-grid IPP solar power procurement program
    10 may 2018 13:48:13
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US$ 1.5-million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) to support the Nigerian Government’s implementation of Phase 1 of the Jigawa 1-GW Independent Power Producer (IPP) Solar Procurement Program. Full text...

  • Hunger looms for thousands of refugees in South Sudan - WFP
    10 may 2018 11:53:32
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - As South Sudan enters its fifth year of conflict, up to 7.1 million people in the country —  the highest number ever — will be severely food insecure at the height of the lean season from mid-May to July, the United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) warned Thursday in a statement made available to PANA in Kigali.Full text...

  • Thursday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    10 may 2018 11:42:37
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Thursday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...

  • Ramaphosa condemns US withdrawal from Iran nuclear pact
    10 may 2018 10:56:09
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed “deep concern” over Washington’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. Full text...

  • Conference on green business development opens in Mauritius
    10 may 2018 10:21:49
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian Business, Enterprises and Cooperatives Minister Sunil Bholah on Thursday again raised red flags about the severity of environmental degradation.Full text...

  • Ivorian, Malian, Burkina Prime Ministers to meet on joint project
    10 may 2018 09:36:31
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Ivorian Prime Minister, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, will on Monday pay a friendly and working visit to Sikasso, in Mali, PANA learned from official source. Full text...

  • Thursday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    10 may 2018 09:20:50
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Thursday’s foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee, as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Security volatility, high oil prices up downside risks to CAR’s economic reforms
    10 may 2018 09:17:30
    Bangui, CAR (PANA) – Macroeconomic performance of Central African Republic’s (CAR.) remains favourable, although downside risks have increased due to a deteriorating and volatile security environment and rising oil prices, according to a senior official of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Full text...

  • Thursday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    10 may 2018 08:05:03
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are Thursday's foreign exchange rates for the Rwandan franc, as issued by the National Bank of Rwanda. Full text...

  • BREAKING NEWS: At least 20 feared dead in Kenya dam collapse
    10 may 2018 07:06:47
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - At least 20 people have been confirmed dead and hundreds of families displaced after the walls of Patel Dam in Solai, Nakuru County, broke down on Wednesday night, the Daily Nation newspaper reported on Thursday. Full text...

  • UNICEF calls for narrowing of 'breastfeeding gaps' between rich and poor
    10 may 2018 05:51:46
    New York, UN (PANA) – As the world celebrates Mother's Day this weekend, the UN children's agency (UNICEF) is calling for the narrowing of breatfeeding gaps between rich and poor worldwide. Full text...

  • Zambian gov't urged to release doctor jailed for 'insulting the president'
    10 may 2018 05:29:27
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Amnesty International has called for the immediate and unconditional release of Dr Kwalela Kafunya, a medical doctor who is entering his second year in prison in Zambia on charges of “insulting the president”. Full text...

  • Rights group tells Madagascar gov't mot to criminalise right to protest
    10 may 2018 05:19:59
    Antananarivo, Madagascar (PANA) - Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has told the Malagasy government that the right to protest should not be criminalised in the country. Full text...

  • Kenya gov't asked to provide alternative housing to forcibly evicted residents
    10 may 2018 05:06:36
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Human rights group, Amnesty International, has called on the Kenyan government to immediately provide all necessary support and assistance to victims of forced evictions in the capital, Nairobi. Full text...

  • Commanders of African peacekeeping missions identify complex, deadly new threats
    10 may 2018 04:50:14
    New York, US (PANA) - Evolving and increasingly deadly threats, together with deepening humanitarian crises mean that United Nations peacekeeping missions around the world need more support for ‘blue helmets’ on the ground, Force Commanders of African peacekeeping missions told the Security Council on Wednesday. Full text...

  • Economic mobility in developing countries stalled for 30 years: WBG report
    09 may 2018 20:00:31
    Washington, US (PANA) - Generations of poor people in developing countries are trapped in a cycle of poverty determined by their circumstance at birth and unable to ascend the economic ladder due to inequality of opportunity, says the World Bank Group’s ‘Fair Progress? Economic Mobility across Generations Around the World’ report, released on Wednesday. Full text...

  • Iran deal represents ‘significant verification gain’– UN atomic energy chief
    09 may 2018 19:47:07
    Vienna, Austria (PANA) - Speaking the day after the United States withdrew from an international agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme, the head of the United Nations atomic watchdog agency made it clear that Iran has consistently stuck to its commitments.Full text...

  • Libyans deserve justice, as war crime suspects remain at large: Prosecutor
    09 may 2018 19:38:47
    New York, US (PANA) - Despite an International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant, a Libyan war crimes suspect remains at large and could have committed further murders, the ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, told the Security Council on Wednesday. Full text...

  • IMF cautions Gambia on high debt risks
    09 may 2018 17:58:00
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambia’s economic recovery is gaining traction but the country’s debt vulnerabilities remain high, according to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team that on Wednesday completed a one-week visit to the West African country. Full text...

  • EU regrets US President Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal
    09 may 2018 17:19:48
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The European Union (EU) on Wednesday deeply regretted the announcement by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) regarding the Iran nuclear deal. Full text...

  • Over 270,000 people displaced by floods in Kenya
    09 may 2018 17:07:56
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - More than 50,680 households, with about 271,000 people, have been displaced by floods across Kenya, according to the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS), and this figure is expected to increase to 280,000 by 14 May, based on projections of continued rainfall in flood-prone areas. Full text...

  • Australian mining firm produces ultra-high grade graphite concentrate in Tanzania
    09 may 2018 16:51:27
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzanian graphite developer Black Rock Mining Limited on Wednesday reported a world first pilot plant production of 99% graphite concentrate using floatation methods only. Full text...

  • Malawi football legend Chamangwana dies
    09 may 2018 15:04:05
    Blantyre, Malawi (PANA) - Former Malawi football coach and captain, Jack Chamangwana, died in the commercial capital Blantyre on Sunday. Full text...

  • CAF launches Match Command Centre
    09 may 2018 14:57:06
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - CAF has launched a Match Command Centre (MCC), which will serve as the heart of information for all CAF competitions and events. Full text...

  • FIFA U-20 WWC: FIFA names 2 Africans, 13 others as referees for France 2018
    09 may 2018 14:49:23
    Paris, France (PANA) - The FIFA Referees Committee has appointed 15 female referees, including two Africans, and 30 female assistant referees, among them 4 Africans, to officiate at the upcoming FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup, France 2018. Full text...

  • AfDB moves to accelerate Agri-Business Development in Ethiopia
    09 may 2018 13:26:48
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed two grant agreements to finance agri-business development projects in Ethiopia through the Agriculture Fast Track Fund. Full text...

  • Africa Investment Forum, a game changer for financing Africa’s infrastructure development (An AfDB feature)
    09 may 2018 13:16:10
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - By 2050, just 32 short years from now, Africa’s growing population will tip the scales at a whopping 2 billion, with a youth of 840 million. In the process, the continent will overtake the populations of China and India combined. Full text...

  • Integrated Urban Development in Africa: Challenges and Lessons (An AfDB feature)
    09 may 2018 13:03:44
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Global Platform for Sustainable Cities (GPSC) will organize an African Regional Workshop on “Integrated Urban Development in Africa: Challenges and Lessons Learnt” on 14-16 May, 2018, in Abidjan, the headquarters of the bank. Full text...

  • Use gender-sensitive trade policy making to improve women's welfare, EAC urged
    09 may 2018 11:55:41
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - East African nations can harness their trade policies to help empower women economically in the region, thanks to improvements in education, employment and other key areas. Full text...

  • Tunisian coast guards arrest 13 nationals sailing to Italy
    09 may 2018 11:39:17
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The Tunisian coast guards in Benzert region, northern Tunisia, on Tuesday prevented an attempt by 13 Tunisians from crossing the sea toward the Italian coasts.Full text...

  • Wednesday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    09 may 2018 11:13:40
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are Wednesday's foreign exchange rates for the Rwandan franc, as issued by the National Bank of Rwanda. Full text...

  • Wednesday's forex rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya
    09 may 2018 11:12:36
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Wednesday’s foreign exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Wednesday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    09 may 2018 08:24:04
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Wednesday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...

  • Wednesday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    09 may 2018 08:21:52
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Wednesday’s foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee, as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Human rights groups say justice for 2010-11 crimes in Cote d'Ivoire stagnates
    09 may 2018 06:11:01
    Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - Human rights groups are urging Côte d’Ivoire’s President, Alassane Ouattara, to do more to fulfill his promise of justice for victims of the country’s 2010-11 post-election crisis. Full text...

  • UN chief ‘deeply concerned’ by US decision to exit Iran nuclear deal
    09 may 2018 05:58:16
    New York, US (PANA) - Following a decision on Tuesday by the United States to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran, the United Nations chief said he was “deeply concerned” by the move, and called on all parties to preserve the deal. Full text...

  • Rival South Sudan leaders still ‘bent on armed confrontation’ – UN peacekeeping chief
    09 may 2018 05:51:45
    New York, US (PANA) - The peace process in South Sudan is at a critical juncture while opposing sides allow themselves to get bogged down in arguments over ministerial quotas, the United Nations peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, as the country prepares for a third round of regionally-backed peace talks. Full text...

  • FAO chief says global food trade should work for nutrition
    08 may 2018 20:47:48
    Rome, Italy (PANA) - Global trade in food is essential for all countries, but the world's trade and regulation rulebook needs to be rebooted with an eye to bolstering trade in food that is healthy and nutritious rather than simply cheap, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Prevent terrorists profiting from cross-border crime, urges UN Security Council
    08 may 2018 20:41:34
    New York, US (PANA) - The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday called on all countries as well as international organizations to do more to stop terrorists enriching themselves through cross-border organized crime. Full text...

  • New Ebola outbreak confirmed in DR Congo
    08 may 2018 20:35:21
    Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) - Two new cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) have been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) by Government scientists there, prompting the UN health agency to immediately scale up its response. Full text...

  • AMISOM trains Somali Police officers on communication skills
    08 may 2018 19:37:28
    Mogadishu, Somalia (PANA) –Somali Police officers should have skills, knowledge and capabilities to make people know what the force stands for and they can do this by speaking out, Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DSRCC) for Somalia, Simon Mulongo has said. Full text...


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