• IOM seeks urgent humanitarian assistance for migrants displaced in northern Chad
    11 january 2019 16:00:39
    Niamey, Chad (PANA) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Chad requires US$ 1.2 million to urgently assist more than 950 migrants and Chadian nationals displaced by inter-communal fighting around two gold mines near the Libyan border at the end of December 2018. Full text...

  • Malagasy nationals nabbed with illegal gold at Mauritius airport
    11 january 2019 15:42:12
    Port Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) on Thursday seized 25.5 kg of gold ingots at the SSR International airport on three passengers, aged 58, 22 and 59, respectively, on landing from Madagascar but transiting in Mauritius, PANA learnt from official sources here.Full text...

  • IOM reports 30,000 irregular migration deaths, disappearances from 2014-2018
    11 january 2019 15:20:11
    Berlin, Germany (PANA) – At least 30,510 people died during irregular migration between 2014 and 2018, the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) Missing Migrants Project has reported. Full text...

  • Mauritania approves additional gas deal with Senegal
    11 january 2019 14:59:26
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Mauritanian government has approved "the additional act to the Inter-State Cooperation Agreement on the development and exploitation of offshore cross-border gas field reserves" with Senegal, said a statement from the Council of Ministers in Nouakchott.Full text...

  • La Francophonie's head calls for restraint after announcement of election results in DR Congo
    11 january 2019 14:22:36
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The Secretary General of the world community of French-speaking countries, known as La Francophonie, Louise Mushikiwabo on Friday called on the stakeholders in the recent presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to maintain a peaceful climate after provisional results were released on Thursday. Full text...

  • Shortage of domestic gas hits Niamey
    11 january 2019 14:06:31
    Niamey, Niger (PANA) - Shortage of domestic gas has hit Niger's capital, Niamey, with the country's only refinery unable to satisfy demand. Full text...

  • Burkina Faso gets new Armed Forces Chief of Staff
    11 january 2019 13:41:23
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Colonel Moise Miningou has been appointed Chief of Staff of Burkina Faso's Armed Forces and promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General, according to a presidential decree received by PANA on Friday in Ouagadougou.Full text...

  • 7th edition of Spot on Mali Music Festival to be held on 25-26 January
    11 january 2019 13:32:43
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The 7th edition of the Spot on Mali Music Festival will be held from 25-26 January in Bamako on the theme, "The path of peace passes by the heart". Full text...

  • SADC welcomes release of DRC provisional election result; calls for calm
    11 january 2019 13:19:45
    Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has welcomed the release of the provisional election result in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and congratulated the citizens, Government, political stakeholders and Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) for conducting the vote.Full text...

  • Belgium calls for calm in DR Congo after controversial election
    11 january 2019 13:04:38
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Ryenders on Thursday called for calm in DR Congo following the declaration of the result of the 30 December presidential election and asked those who disagree with it to resort to the legal means prescribed by the Constitution. Full text...

  • Tunisian parliament amends anti-terrorism law
    11 january 2019 12:48:07
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The Tunisian Parliament on Thursday adopted a new law in its fight against terrorism and money laundering.Full text...

  • Arab League chief, UN envoy in Libya discuss Libyan crisis
    11 january 2019 12:34:59
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) – The Secretary General of the League of Arab States, Ahmed Abou el-Gheit, and the UN special envoy in Libya, Ghassan Salamé, on Thursday examined the latest developments in Libya and efforts by their respective organisations to find solution to the crisis in the North African country, a communiqué issued by the League’s spokesperson, Mahmoud Affifi, said on Thursday.Full text...

  • Egypt hails 'successful' DR Congo election
    11 january 2019 12:12:56
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Egypt has hailed the "successful" presidential election in DR Congo which the Electoral Commission said on Thursday was won by opposition leader Félix Tshisekedi.Full text...

  • Friday's forex rates for the CFA Franc in Central Africa
    11 january 2019 11:56:53
    Libreville, Gabon (PANA) – Following are Friday’s foreign exchange rates for the CFA Franc, as issued by the Bank of the Central African States. Full text...

  • Friday's forex rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya
    11 january 2019 11:54:37
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – Following are Friday’s exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • UN chief urges Libyan gov't to protect detainees against torture
    11 january 2019 11:52:12
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – UN Secretary General António Guterres has urged the Libyan government of national accord to take measures to protect Libyan detainees against torture and ensure that they are well treated.Full text...

  • Tunisia targets 25% of energy from renewable sources
    11 january 2019 11:31:44
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – The head of the Tunisian government, Youssef Chahed, on Thursday announced the launch of several projects aimed at producing 1,000 megawatts of power from renewable energy sources, or about 25% of the national energy consumption.Full text...

  • Gambian cabinet discusses infrastructural works in Banjul
    11 january 2019 11:13:34
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) – The Gambian cabinet, at its first meeting for this year, deliberated on infrastructural works in Banjul, including rehabilitation and construction of the road network and sewage, according to Amie Bojang Sissoho, the Director of Press and Public Relations.Full text...

  • South African president Ramaphosa yet to congratulate Tshisekedi on poll victory
    11 january 2019 10:56:44
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – President Cyril Ramaphosa has noted the provisional result of DRC presidential poll but has yet to congratulate Felix Tshisekedi who was named the winner.Full text...

  • WHO says newly reported Ebola cases decline in eastern DR Congo
    11 january 2019 10:47:50
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The UN World Health Organization (WHO) says there is a decline in newly reported Ebola cases in Beni, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (RDC), which is the epicentre of the virus.Full text...

  • Central African Bank willing to host Blue Fund for Congo Basin
    11 january 2019 10:24:37
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) – The Development Bank of Central African States (BDEAC) is willing to host the Blue Fund for the Congo Basin, the governor, Fortunato-Ofa Mbo Nchama, said on Thursday in Brazzaville.Full text...

  • Friday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    11 january 2019 09:58:54
    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
    11 january 2019 09:00:44
    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...

  • Friday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    11 january 2019 07:51:16
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Friday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • 2018/19 CAF Champions League: Group phase matches begin on Friday
    11 january 2019 03:05:59
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Matches in the Group phase of the 2018/2019 CAF Champions League will be played on Friday and Saturday after the draw for that round was held by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Cairo on 28 December, 2018. Full text...

  • More attacks, ‘persisting security challenges’ threaten progress in West Africa, Sahel
    11 january 2019 03:04:16
    New York, US (PANA) - A rising number of attacks by extremist groups, using more sophisticated tactics, risk undermining progress in West Africa and the Sahel, the region’s UN envoy told the Security Council on Thursday. Full text...

  • Several terrorists killed as Army routs Boko Haram from Baga in northeast Nigeria
    10 january 2019 20:04:21
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigerian Army on Thursday said that troops of its newly formed Nigerian Army Special Forces Command (NASFC), Operation LAFIYA DOLE, have given Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists “bloody nose,” killing “several terrorists” in Baga, northeast Nigeria.Full text...

  • 164 illegal migrants repatriated from Libya to Niger
    10 january 2019 19:06:30
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - A total of 164 Nigerien irregular migrants have been repatriated from Libya to Niger from Misrata airport, about 220 km east of Tripoli, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Thursday, indicating that the voluntary return programme for trapped migrants in Libya continues in coordination with the Libyan authorities. Full text...

  • CAF Cup final round kicks Friday
    10 january 2019 18:49:28
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Play-offs of the African Confederation Cup (CAF) start on Friday with a North African derby, Ahly Benghazi of Libya taking on Nasr Hussein Dey of Algeria.Full text...

  • African 'Matonge' district of Brussels in high spirits following Tshisekedi's victory in DRC
    10 january 2019 18:32:00
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - All cafés, bars, dance halls, shops, tropical grocery stores, hairdressers and other leisure centres in Matongé, Brussels' African district, were filled with cries of joy on Thursday to greet the opposition's victory in DR Congo's presidential election. Full text...

  • ‘Refrain from violence’ UN chief urges, as presidential election result is announced in DR Congo
    10 january 2019 18:13:23
    New York, US (PANA) - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appealed for all parties to “refrain from violence” in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following Thursday's announcement of the provisional results of the long-delayed presidential election.Full text...

  • IOC welcomes Rajoelina’s election as Madagascar president
    10 january 2019 18:06:13
    Ebene, Mauritius (PANA) – The Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) on Thursday congratulated Andry Nirina Rajoelina on his election as Madagascar president, as confirmed on 8 January 2019 by the Constitutional Court. Full text...

  • CAF suspends two Kenyan players
    10 january 2019 17:47:24
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The African Football Confederation (CAF) has suspended two Kenyan players of Gor Mahia Club following a fracas during the recent team's African Championship League tie against Nigeria's Lobi Stars in Benue, Nigeria.Full text...

  • South Africa's leading rapper charged with murder
    10 january 2019 16:17:20
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Leading South African rapper Pitch Black Afro on Thursday appeared in a Johannesburg court on charges of premeditated murder and defeating the ends of justice. This after his wife, Catherine Modusane, was found dead at a city lodge on December 31.Full text...

  • Rights body demands release of detained Mozambican journalist
    10 january 2019 15:47:34
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Amnesty International has called on the Mozambican authorities to immediately release journalist Amade Abubacar from arbitrary detention by military forces and end the escalating crackdown on media practioners.Full text...

  • Libya, WFP agree on vocational training programme for women, youths
    10 january 2019 15:28:18
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – Libyan minister of local authorities in the government of national accord, Milad Abdallah Al-Ter, has agreed with the director of the World Food Programme (WFP) office in Libya, Samer Abdeljabbar, on a vocational training programme for women and youth and the training on new information technologies. Full text...

  • al-Sarraj's visits Malta, discusses bilateral cooperation
    10 january 2019 12:28:53
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord, Fayez al-Sarraj, on Wednesday held talks in the Maltese capital, La Valette, with the country’s Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, on strengthening their bilateral cooperation.Full text...

  • Benin undertakes social actions to support education sector
    10 january 2019 11:34:02
    Cotonou, Benin (PANA) - The Beninese government has undertaken several social interventions to support various levels of education, according to the 2019 finance bill recently passed by the National Assembly.Full text...

  • Malian journalists call for private media support fund for media houses
    10 january 2019 11:16:25
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The Vice-President of Mali's Press Centre, Alexis Kalambry, has called for the establishment of a private media support fund to improve the living and working conditions of media staff in the country.Full text...

  • UN envoy reiterates Action Plan to solve Libyan crisis
    10 january 2019 10:47:55
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The United Nations envoy in Libya, Ghassan Salame, has said that the UN Action Plan, worked out in coordination and consultation with the Libyan parties, will lead to parliamentary elections, a referendum on the constitution and finally to presidential elections before the end of this year. Full text...

  • Thursday's forex rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya
    10 january 2019 10:31:03
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The following are Thursday’s exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya, as issued by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Thursday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    10 january 2019 09:13:38
    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...

  • Cote d'Ivoire attracts most FDI in French West Africa - UNCTAD report
    10 january 2019 09:08:41
    Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - Cote d'Ivoire, with 25.8 percent of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the West African Economic and monetary Union (WAEMU) in 2017, remains the most attractive country in the French West Africa economic grouping.Full text...

  • Thursday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    10 january 2019 08:30:03
    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...

  • Thursday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    10 january 2019 07:43:04
    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...

  • Armed insurgency in north-east Nigeria ‘has created a humanitarian tragedy’
    10 january 2019 07:39:48
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Following an upsurge in violence in north-east Nigeria, which was brought to global attention five years ago with the abduction by Boko Haram extremists of the Chibok schoolgirls, tens of thousands of innocent civilians continue to flee, prompting “grave concern” from the United Nations envoy there, according to a UN statement on Wednesday. Full text...

  • ICC trial Chamber set to rule on ex-Ivorian president's freedom bid
    10 january 2019 07:31:47
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The International Criminal Court (ICC) trial chamber will deliver a ruling on motions by former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo and Ble Goude, known as the street general, seeking temporary release from detention a no case to answer, the court said on Wednesday. Full text...

  • LEAD: DRC opposition leader wins presidential elections
    10 january 2019 07:26:41
    Kinshasa, DRC (PANA) – Felix Tshisekedi, the leader of the largest Democratic Republic of Congo opposition party, has won the presidential election with 38.57% of the vote, beating two rivals, Martin Fayulu, who scored 34.84% and the ruling party's candidate, Emmanuel Shadary, with 23.84%, the Electoral Commission announced in Kinshasa on Thursday.Full text...

  • Opposition leader Tshisekedi wins DR Congo presidential election
    10 january 2019 07:01:35
    Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) - Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi has won DR Congo's controversial 30 December presidential election, beating another opposition leader Martin Fayulu to second place with the the candidate of President Joseph Kabila, coming a distant third.Full text...

  • UN congratulates Puntland region’s newly-elected president
    09 january 2019 19:53:22
    Mogadishu, Somalia (PANA) - The UN’s Deputy Special Representative for Somalia, on Wednesday congratulated the newly-elected president of Puntland, Somalia’s semi-autonomous region in the country’s north east. Full text...


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