• Burkinabe Communication minister calls for accurate reportage of information on terrorism
    19 october 2018 09:36:59
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) – Burkina Faso's minister of Communication, Remis Dandjounou, has urged journalists to report responsibly on the fresh outbreak of terrorist attacks in the West African country so as not to be the mouthpiece of terrorists.Full text...

  • Police Chief appointed to top civilian post
    19 october 2018 09:18:03
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwandan President Paul Kagame has appointed the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Emmanuel Gasana, as Governor of Southern Province becoming the first ever senior police officer to be assigned a high civilian position in the East African country.Full text...

  • Another gendarmerie post in northern Burkina Faso attacked
    19 october 2018 09:04:08
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Another gendarmerie post in the far north of Burkina Faso has been attacked as terrorists wreak havoc in the West African country.Full text...

  • Gambia Joins Francophonie Organisation
    19 october 2018 08:49:04
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The Gambia has been admitted as an Observer to the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF), the government said in Banjul on Friday.Full text...

  • Friday's exchange rates for Mauritian Rupee
    19 october 2018 08:43:28
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Following are Friday’s exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee, as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Friday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    19 october 2018 08:35:02
    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...

  • Friday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    19 october 2018 08:33:09
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are Friday's foreign exchange rates for the Rwandan franc, as issued by the National Bank of Rwanda. Full text...

  • UN rights chief calls for release of hundreds abducted and abused in South Sudan
    19 october 2018 03:54:29
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Hundreds of civilians who were taken by opposition forces in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria region during an uptick in fighting are still missing, the UN’s top rights official said on Thursday, in a call for their immediate release. Full text...

  • UN agency seeks media partners for new campaign against killers of journalists
    19 october 2018 03:47:01
    Paris, France (PANA) - Every four days, a journalist is murdered, often for simply doing their job of uncovering something that someone wants to stay hidden: the vast majority of these killings go unpunished. Full text...

  • Kagame shuffles Rwares three in a slight cabinet reshuffle
    18 october 2018 18:22:17
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Thursday shuffled his cabinet and appointed former Senator Richard Sezibera as new Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. Full text...

  • Libya's GNA accelerates compensation procedures for Sirte population
    18 october 2018 16:39:17
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – Libya's Government of National Accord is determined to accelerate the compensation to the residents of Sirte whose properties we're brother damaged or destroyed during the Full text...

  • Radisson Hotel Group to expand presence in Kenya
    18 october 2018 14:59:05
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Global hotelier, Radisson Hotel Group, has announced plans to open its first residence in Nairobi’s Arboretum neighborhood in the second quarter of 2019. Full text...

  • South African legendary long distance swimmer dead at 60
    18 october 2018 14:52:45
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Tributes are pouring in for South African Theodore Yach, one of the world’s leading long-distance swimmers, who died in Cape Town on Wednesday after being admitted to hospital with asthmatic complaints. He was 60. Full text...

  • Gendarme killed, assailant shot dead in armed attack in Burkina Faso
    18 october 2018 14:45:33
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) – A gendarme was killed and his assailant shot dead when heavily-armed gunmen on Wednesday attacked a barracks in Barani, in the province of Kossi, in north-west Burkina Faso, security sources told PANA on Thursday. Full text...

  • Thursday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    18 october 2018 14:31:43
    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...

  • Senegalese teen girls sexually exploited, harassed in schools - Rights group says
    18 october 2018 12:44:17
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Abusive teachers and other staff sexually exploit, harass, and abuse adolescent girls in Senegal’s secondary schools, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released on Thursday. Full text...

  • Survey reveals 68.1% of women in Mauritania are victims of gender-based violence
    18 october 2018 11:10:23
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – Gender-based violence remains an issue that sparks huge concerns in Mauritania, despite progress made over the past few years to end it. Full text...

  • NGO donates to displaced people in Mali
    18 october 2018 10:55:05
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Islamic Relief France, a humanitarian NGO, on Wednesday donated food valued at 49 million CFA Francs to 500 displaced households living in the most deprived neighbourhoods of Sévaré, about 15 kilometres from Mopti in the centre of the country. Full text...

  • Thursday's exchange rates for Ghana cedi
    18 october 2018 10:22:47
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The following are Thursday's exchange rates for the Ghana cedi as announced by the Ghana Association of Bankers. Full text...

  • Thursday's forex rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya
    18 october 2018 10:13:52
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The following are Thursday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • UNHCR evacuates vulnerable refugees out of Libya as fighting resumes
    18 october 2018 09:31:21
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Amidst an increasingly volatile security situation in Tripoli, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency successfully evacuated 135 people out of Libya to Niger. Full text...

  • 4th Nigeria-Botswana Joint Permanent Commission meeting opens in Abuja
    18 october 2018 09:16:08
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The 4th session of Nigeria-Botswana Joint Permanent Commission for Cooperation (BNJPCC) opened in Abuja on Wednesday with Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, saying that both countries have signed agreements on cultural cooperation and diplomatic relations as part of efforts to deepen bilateral relations. Full text...

  • Thursday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    18 october 2018 08:28:09
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Thursday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Mauritian Commercial Bank: Full text...

  • Thursday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    18 october 2018 07:18:29
    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...

  • 'Virginity testing’: a human rights violation, with no scientific basis - UN
    18 october 2018 02:45:15
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (PANA) - A group of United Nations agencies has issued a joint statement calling for a ban on tests meant to assess the virginity of a girl or a woman, which is a common practice in at least 20 countries. Full text...

  • Africa is ‘on the rise’, says UN chief Guterres, urging collaboration for better future
    18 october 2018 02:37:47
    New York, US (PANA) - Africa is “on the move and on the rise” with communities coming together to resolve their problems and offer mutual support, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres highlighted on Wednesday. Full text...

  • AUC Chairperson congratulates Ethiopian PM on gender parity in new cabinet
    17 october 2018 20:01:17
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat on Wednesday congratulated Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for appointing a cabinet marked by gender parity, with 10 women and 10 men. Full text...

  • Gambian leader welcomes France's investment in farming
    17 october 2018 18:55:16
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - President Adama Barrow has lauded the initiative of the French government to invest massively in agricultural commercialization and mechanization, stressing that value addition in agricultural production will greatly contribute to food security in the Gambia. Full text...

  • World population set to grow another 2.2 billion by 2050: UN survey
    17 october 2018 18:37:25
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - The world’s population is set to grow by 2.2 billion between now and 2050, the UN said on Wednesday, and more than half of that growth - 1.3 billion - is likely to be in sub-Saharan Africa, where women’s rights are hampered by limited access to healthcare and education, along with “entrenched gender discrimination”. Full text...

  • French foreign minister starts tour of Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso
    17 october 2018 18:31:24
    Paris, France (PANA) – French foreign affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Wednesday began a four-day visit to Cote d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso where he will discuss with his hosts bilateral relations as well as regional and international issues, official sources told PANA. Full text...

  • MONUSCO committed to logistic support for DRC electoral process
    17 october 2018 16:33:10
    Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) – The special representative of the UN Secretary General in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mrs Leila Zerrougui, has reaffirmed her organisation's willingness to take logistic support, in accordance with the mandate of the Security Counci, for the 23 December 2018 elections in the country. Full text...

  • South Africa expresses concern over missing Saudi journalist
    17 october 2018 15:19:08
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South Africa on Wednesday expressed concern over the disappearance of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, following reports that he has been killed. Full text...

  • 4 African countries join forces in fight against terrorism in Ouagadougou
    17 october 2018 15:15:55
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Benin, Niger, Togo and Burkina Faso will make concerted efforts within the framework of the fight against terrorism, particularly in the eastern part of Burkina Faso, the ministers in charge of Security and foreign affairs of those countries said on Wednesday. Full text...

  • AFRIPOL to create three working groups to fight against terrorism
    17 october 2018 13:30:08
    Algiers, Algeria (PANA) - The second general assembly of the African police cooperation mechanism (AFRIPOL) decided on Tuesday in Algiers to create three working groups to fight against cross-border crime, cyber crime as well as terrorism and extremism, Smail Chergui, Commissioner for peace and security of the African Union, said. Full text...

  • 4th int'l conference of west African consortiun clinical research begins in Bamako
    17 october 2018 13:27:43
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The 4th international conference of west African consortiun clinical research, gathering researchers from the west African sub-region, Europe and America, began since Tuesday in Bamako, the Malian capital, chaired by the Malian minister of health and public hygiene, Pr. Samba Sow, PANA learned from reliable source. Full text...

  • DRC govt. protests forceful expulsion of its nationals from Angola
    17 october 2018 13:19:10
    Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) – The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, in accordance with diplomatic rules, has protested against the massive expulsion of its nationals from Angola, despite an agreement signed to the contrary, according to a communiqué issued by the DRC Minister of Communication and Media, Lambert Mende Omalanga. Full text...

  • Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Somalia in November
    17 october 2018 11:55:44
    Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - Ethiopian airlines will on 2 November resume flights to the Somali capital, Mogadishu, 41 years after the interruption of its flights to that destination. Full text...

  • Regional experts validate result of ECONEC's study on cost of elections in West Africa
    17 october 2018 11:10:55
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - After two days of deliberations in Abuja, regional election experts have validated the outcome of the study on the Cost of Elections in West Africa, commissioned by the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC), with concrete recommendations to make elections more cost-effective, yet credible and democracy, sustainable in the region. Full text...

  • Wednesday's forex rates for Mauritanian Ouguiya
    17 october 2018 10:54:51
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – Following are Wednesday’s exchange rates for the Ouguiya, as issued by the central bank of Mauritania.Full text...

  • Cameroon Constitutional Council rejects 16 appeals against presidential poll
    17 october 2018 10:50:27
    Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) - The Constitutional Council of Cameroon has dismissed 16 out of 18 appeals to partially or totally annul the 7 October presidential election.Full text...

  • Tunisian foreign affairs minister visits Germany
    17 october 2018 09:59:40
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – The Tunisian minister of foreign affairs, Khaemnes Jhinaoui, on Wednesday began an official visit to Germany, at the invitation of his German counterpart, Heiko Maas, a communiqué issued by the Tunisian foreign affairs ministry has said.Full text...

  • Chambas says UN is committed to support Gambia
    17 october 2018 08:36:40
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) has reaffirmed the world body's support for Gambian President Adama Barrow to successfully carry out institutional and governance reforms.Full text...

  • Gambia’s rights group launches women land policy
    17 october 2018 08:21:11
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Rights group, Activista-The Gambia, in collaboration with Action Aid -The Gambia on Tuesday launched the country's first women's land policy and Rural Women Assembly (WRA) chapter for The Gambia. Full text...

  • Wednesday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    17 october 2018 08:03:19
    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
    17 october 2018 07:49:17
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Wednesday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Mauritian Commercial Bank: Full text...

  • Sudan to mediate for peace in CAR
    17 october 2018 07:45:18
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Central African Republic (CAR) warring factions and government have agreed to meet in Khartoum under Sudanese President Omar Bashir’s mediation to end the conflict in their country. Full text...

  • Despite decline in extreme poverty billions still struggle to meet basic needs - World Bank
    17 october 2018 07:33:11
    Washington, US (PANA) - Economic advances around the world mean that while fewer people live in extreme poverty, almost half the world’s population — 3.4 billion people — still struggles to meet basic needs, the World Bank said in a report released on End Poverty Day which is marked Wednesday. Full text...

  • Hunger levels double in DR Congo as violence intensifies, warns NGO
    17 october 2018 05:35:45
    Kinshasa, DRC (PANA) - About 15 million women, men and children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are without enough food to eat, up from 7.7 million last year. Full text...

  • Global health organizations commit to new ways of working together for greater impact
    17 october 2018 05:27:09
    Berlin, Germany (PANA) - Eleven heads of the world’s leading health and development organizations on Tuesday signed a landmark commitment to find new ways of working together to accelerate progress towards achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Full text...

  • Guterres calls for proper management, exploitation of natural resources
    17 october 2018 05:18:26
    New York, US (PANA) - The struggle over natural resources often lies at the heart of violent conflicts, fuelling strife in many parts of the world, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, urging governments and everyone with a stake in valuable resources, to think hard about how they are managed and exploited. Full text...


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