• UN, World Bank launch new guide to manage geospatial data
    02 august 2018 05:10:00
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN Statistics Division and the World Bank launched a new guide on Wednesday to help nations worldwide, especially in low- and middle-income countries, better manage data that contains geographical information – known officially as geospatial data. Full text...

  • UN calls for restraint in Zimbabwe; presidential election results expected to be announced
    02 august 2018 05:04:39
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - The United Nations is calling for restraint in Zimbabwe where deadly clashes in Harare on Wednesday between demonstrators of the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance protesting Monday's election results claimed three lives. Full text...

  • New cluster of Ebola cases announced in DR Congo, says WHO
    02 august 2018 04:26:40
    Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) - The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced on Wednesday that preliminary laboratory results indicate a new cluster of cases of the deadly Ebola virus in North Kivu province, the UN health agency said. Full text...

  • 3RD UPDATE: 3 killed in Zimbabwe election violence; President Mnangagwa blames opposition MDC Alliance
    01 august 2018 20:10:37
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Three people have died in Wednesday's violence in the Zimbabwe capital, Harare, after supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance protested against results of Monday's elections in the Southern African country, police said. Full text...

  • Buhari off to London on 10-day 'medical' vacation
    01 august 2018 18:45:11
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Amidst the gale of defections rocking his All Progressive Congressional (APC) political party, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is to proceed on a 10-day vacation in London on Friday.Full text...

  • Buhari, Gambian leader hold talks in Abuja
    01 august 2018 18:39:50
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday held talks with visiting President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja Full text...

  • Nigerian federal executive council ratifies prisoners swap deal with China
    01 august 2018 18:33:15
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria's Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday ratified a prisoners’ swap deal for the repatriation of Nigerian prisoners in China to serve out their jail terms back home. Full text...

  • WB report says inclusive growth essential for poverty reduction in Madagascar
    01 august 2018 18:29:14
    Antananarivo, Madagascar (PANA) - Overall, Madagascar’s economy has been performing well, with growth estimated at 4.2 % in 2017 and projected at 5.0 % in 2018, according to the latest edition of the World Bank’s Economic Update. Full text...

  • Demand for World Bank financing in Middle East and North Africa rises to US$6.3 billion
    01 august 2018 17:39:42
    Washington, US (PANA) – The World Bank responded to strong demand from countries in the Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA) for development finance, global expertise and innovation during the financial year that ended on 30 June 2018, the Bank disclosed Wednesday in Washington, USA. Full text...

  • Dibaba leads elite women's field for Berlin marathon
    01 august 2018 15:45:10
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Multiple world and Olympic gold medallist, Tirunesh Dibaba, leads the elite women’s field for the BMW Berlin Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on 16 September, according to the world athletics governing body, IAAF. Full text...

  • 2ND UPDATE: Violence breaks out in Zimbabwe as poll results show ruling party wins two-thirds of parliamentary seats
    01 august 2018 15:25:44
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Violence erupted in Zimbabwe on Wednesday as parliamentary results announced by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) showed that the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) has won a landslide victory in Monday's vote. Full text...

  • AfDB makes major appointments to its management cadre
    01 august 2018 15:07:58
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has announced three major appointments ti its management cadre, according to the media channel of the AfDB. Full text...

  • AfDB, South African Embassy to celebrate Nelson Mandela Anniversary in Cote d’Ivoire
    01 august 2018 15:02:51
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the South African embassy in Cote d’Ivoire have finalized preparations for a joint lecture to honour Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. Full text...

  • AfDB Chief, Adesina, attends Morocco’s Fête du Trône celebrations
    01 august 2018 14:20:58
    Tangier, Morocco (PANA) - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, on Monday participated in the "Fête du Trône" (Throne Day) ceremony, marking the 19th anniversary of His Majesty, King Mohammed VI’s accession to the throne. Full text...

  • Tunisian President, Essebsi, condemns attack against Algerian army
    01 august 2018 13:31:10
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The Tunisian president, Beji Caïd Essebsi, has strongly condemned the ‘criminal terrorist’ attack perpetrated by armed groups against the Algerian armed forces, leaving several dead and many others injured. Full text...

  • IAAF tightens nationality switch rules
    01 august 2018 13:22:04
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The IAAF Council has agreed to reinstate Transfer of Allegiance under new rules, with immediate effect. Full text...

  • ADEA, partners launch 2017-18 Africa Education Reserach Award
    01 august 2018 13:10:50
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The competition for the 3rd and 4th editions of the Education Research in Africa Award (ERAA) is now open, the African Development Bank (AfDB) said Wednesday. Full text...

  • Wednesday's exchange rates for Mauritanian Ouguiya
    01 august 2018 13:04:11
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Following are Wednesday’s foreign exchange rates for the Ouguiya, as issued by the central bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Wednesday's forex rates for Mauritian Rupee
    01 august 2018 12:41:47
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Wednesday’s exchange rates for the Rupee, as issued by the commercial bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • FAO sounds alarm on overlooked humanitarian emergencies
    01 august 2018 11:58:26
    Rome, Italy (PANA) - A new report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is sounding the alarm on some of the world's most severely underfunded crises, which in the wake of new shocks require an urgent humanitarian response and emergency agricultural assistance. Full text...

  • UPDATE: Election observer missions approve Zimbabwe's elections
    01 august 2018 11:12:54
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Several observer missions to Zimbabwe’s elections on Wednesday approved the vote and made recommendations on how the country can improve the process in the future, the state-owned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) reported. Full text...

  • Wednesday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    01 august 2018 10:44:33
    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...

  • 21st African Senior Athletics Championship starts in Nigeria
    01 august 2018 10:38:56
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The 21st Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Senior Athletics Championship started on Wednesday with the opening ceremony at the newly-completed Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, capital of Delta State, Nigeria.Full text...

  • SA opposition condemns President Ramaphosa's land expropriation announcement
    01 august 2018 09:35:47
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – There has been a major reaction to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that the ruling African National Congress would propose an amendment to the Constitution to pave the way for the expropriation of land without compensation. Full text...

  • Ruling ZANU-PF in clear lead in parliamentary vote; presidential results yet to be released
    01 august 2018 06:09:18
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Zimbabwe's ruling Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) has taken a commanding lead in Monday's parliamentary election, winning more than 70 per cent of seats so far declared, the state broadcaster Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) reported on Wednesday. Full text...

  • AI says herdsmen, banditry violence killed 371 in Northwest Nigeria since January
    31 july 2018 19:22:58
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – International human rights group, Amnesty International (AI), on Tuesday said that 371 people were killed in Zamfara State, Northwest Nigeria, since January this year. Full text...

  • HAC commends Malian media for exhibiting professionalism during presidential polls
    31 july 2018 16:03:24
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The president of the Malian High Communication Authority (HAC), Fodié Toure, has praised the professionalism exhibited by the Malian media in covering the nation's 29 July presidential election. Full text...

  • IFC, Gaia Energy partner to boost wind power in Africa
    31 july 2018 15:49:50
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has forged a new partnership with Gaia Energy to create a joint platform for the development of wind power and other renewable energy projects in Africa, the institution announced on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Muslims gather in UK to discuss extremism and Islam
    31 july 2018 15:41:43
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Around 35,000 Muslims gather in the United Kingdom in August, to discuss, among others, the links between extremism and Islam.Full text...

  • President Barrow urges ECOWAS to send strong message against terrorism
    31 july 2018 14:22:51
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Gambia's President, Adama Barrow, has called on regional leaders of ECOWAS and the East Africa Economic Community (ECCAS) to send a clear message of warning to all extremist groups that the blocs are united and resolute in fighting and defeating terrorists and criminals.Full text...

  • ECONEC delegation meets Senegalese electoral commission
    31 july 2018 14:14:21
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - A delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC), headed by governing board president, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, met in Dakar on Tuesday with officials of Senegal's Independent Electoral Commission (CENA) led by its President, Doudou Ndir. Full text...

  • Tuesday's exchange rates for Ghana cedi
    31 july 2018 11:10:18
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The following are Tuesday's exchange rates for the Ghana cedi as announced by the Ghana Association of Bankers. Full text...

  • UPDATE: 'Disregard unofficial results', urges Zimbabwe electoral commissioner
    31 july 2018 10:29:07
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - The chairperson of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), Priscilla Chigumba, has urged Zimbabweans to disregard results not announced by the commission, the state broadcaster, Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation, (ZBC) reported on Tuesday. Full text...

  • South African opposition, NGO call for extradition of Grace Mugabe for assault case
    31 july 2018 09:52:44
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Organisation Afriforum and the official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) are calling for the prosecution and extradition of former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe after the South Gauteng High Court on Monday set aside the decision by the Department of International Relations of her diplomatic immunity. Full text...

  • ‘Deepen fight on corruption’ - IMF urges South Africa
    31 july 2018 08:57:57
    Pretoria, South Africa (PANA) – Welcoming the measures announced by South Africa’s new administration to improve governance and reignite business and consumer confidence, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged the authorities to deepen the fight against corruption and advance the ambitious reforms in product and labour markets. Full text...

  • Tuesday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    31 july 2018 07:45:07
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Tuesday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...

  • EU military training mission in CAR extended
    31 july 2018 06:39:22
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) – The European Union (EU) has extended the mandate of its military training mission in Central African Republic (EUTM RCA) by two years until 19 September 2020, the EU Council has announced. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe opposition leader Chamisa claims victory
    31 july 2018 06:28:29
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa is claiming victory in Monday's historic presidential elections saying his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance is ready to form the next government. Full text...

  • Guterres urges gov'ts to step up protection for most vulnerable from human trafficking
    31 july 2018 05:58:49
    New York, US (PANA) - Marking World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the United Nations has shed light on the plight of millions of children, women and men – especially migrants – who, every year, fall prey to traffickers across the world. Full text...

  • UN receives 70 new allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse in 3 months
    31 july 2018 05:49:36
    New York, US (PANA) - The United Nations received 70 new allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse across all its entities and implementing partners, between the beginning of April and the end of June this year, UN Deputy Spokesperson, Farhan Haq, announced on Monday, with 18 cases involving peacekeeping operations, and 25 from “agencies, funds and programmes”. Full text...

  • UNICEF reiterates importance of breastfeeding to save newborn lives
    31 july 2018 05:42:46
    New York, US (PANA) - Three-in-five babies, mostly born in low- and middle-income countries, are not breastfed within the first hour of life, placing them at higher risk of death and disease, according to a new United Nations report launched on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Counting of votes continues in Zimbabwe elections
    31 july 2018 05:35:43
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Counting of votes in Zimbabwe's historic presidential, parliamentary and local government elections is continuing on Tuesday as the Electoral Commission put the provisional voter turnout at 75 per cent. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe's historic elections conclude peacefully
    30 july 2018 17:30:12
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - Zimbabwe's historic presidential, parliamentary and local government elections concluded officially at 7 pm (1700 GMT) on Monday with reports indicating that there was a high turnout throughout the Southern African nation. Full text...

  • 2018 CAF Champions league: Mazembe, Etoile, Esperance reach quarter-finals
    30 july 2018 16:51:15
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - TP Mazembe of DR Congo, Tunisian duo of Espérance de Tunis and Étoile du Sahel, all former champions, have qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2018 CAF Champions league with just Day 4 of the 6-round matches decided at the weekend.Full text...

  • Former Somali goalkeeper, Mohamed, passes on
    30 july 2018 16:44:29
    Mogadishu, Somalia (PANA) - Former Somali national football team goalkeeper, Ahmed Abdalla Moalim Mohamed, has died after a protracted illness, the Somali Football Federation has confirmed. Full text...

  • Morocco making giant strides in electrification (An AfDB Feature)
    30 july 2018 15:32:07
    Rabat, Morocco (PANA) - Morocco has emerged as a pioneer in renewable energy in Africa, revolutionizing its energy sector to achieve nearly 100% nationwide supply Full text...

  • UPDATE: High turn-out as Zimbabweans vote in historic elections
    30 july 2018 12:57:40
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - There is a high turn-out as Zimbabweans vote in historic presidential, parliamentary and local government elections on Monday. Full text...

  • South African court overturns ruling in Grace Mugabe assault case
    30 july 2018 11:53:17
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The South Gauteng High Court on Monday set aside the decision by the Department of International Relations to grant former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity. Full text...

  • Monday's exchange rates for Ghana cedi
    30 july 2018 10:33:14
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The following are Monday's exchange rates for the Ghana cedi as announced by the Ghana Association of Bankers. Full text...

  • Monday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    30 july 2018 08:53:59
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The following are Monday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by Trust Bank Gambia Ltd: Full text...


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