• IMF seeks ways to stop debt vulnerabilities in low-income countries
    13 september 2018 17:14:02
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Maintaining a moderate level of borrowing is essential to lift incomes and living standards in low-income countries, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s chief said on Thursday urging creation of better prospects for the world’s poorest nations. Full text...

  • AfDB boosts Cameroon livestock, fish farming with 84-million-euro loan
    13 september 2018 16:00:05
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has extended a loan of 84 million euros to Cameroon to support livestock and fish production in the central African country in line with the Bank’s strategies to create jobs and raise household incomes. Full text...

  • Earliest known drawing found on rock in South African cave
    13 september 2018 15:48:14
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - The earliest known drawing in history – a red, cross-hatched pattern – has been found in a cave in South Africa, The Guardian of Britain reported on Thursday.Full text...

  • AfDB President, Adesina, to embark on 4-day working visit to Canada
    13 september 2018 15:38:09
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, will lead a delegation to Canada from 17-20 September, along with David Stevenson, Executive Directors at the Bank representing Canada, China, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Kuwait. Full text...

  • Africa, a Continent in mourning - (AfDB's perfect tribute to Kofi Annan)
    13 september 2018 14:34:26
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - As the world bids farewell to global statesman and former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, the African Development Bank (AfDB) joins a continent in mourning in paying tribute to this extraordinary son of Africa. Full text...

  • Kofi Annan laid to rest with full military honours
    13 september 2018 14:14:28
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General, was given a state burial on Thursday with full military honours after a funeral service at the Accra International Conference Centre. Full text...

  • Ethiopia tops global list of highest internal displacement in 2018 - Report
    13 september 2018 06:37:58
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Ethiopia has seen the highest number of people forced to flee their homes within their country in the first half of 2018, according to the International Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) report on global displacement out today. Full text...

  • ‘Collective endeavour’ needed to strengthen peacekeeping further, says top UN official
    13 september 2018 06:29:45
    New York, US (PANA) - Highlighting complex and evolving challenges, the head of UN peacekeeping on Wednesday called for heightened vigilance and a more robust response to existential threats against both peacekeepers and those they strive to defend. Full text...

  • Cancer is a growing global threat and prevention is key, UN study shows
    13 september 2018 06:25:11
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - More than 18 million new cases of cancer are expected this year and it’s estimated that 9.6 million people will die from various forms of the disease in 2018, the UN’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) said on Wednesday. Full text...

  • 2019 CAF U-17 men's AFCON: Final group matches in West Zone A qualifiers Thursday
    13 september 2018 06:20:26
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Here are the final group matches to be played on Thursday in the West Zone A qualifiers for the 2019 Under-17 African Nations Cup (AFCON), which will be played in Tanzania next year. Full text...

  • 2019 CAF men's U-17 AFCON: Ghana, Nigeria reach finals in West Zone B qualifiers
    13 september 2018 06:19:06
    Niamey, Niger (PANA) - Ghana and Nigeria have made it to the finals of the West Zone B qualifiers for the 2019 CAF Under-17 men's Nations cup (AFCON), which will be played in Tanzania. Full text...

  • South-South Cooperation Day focuses in on sustainable development
    13 september 2018 06:17:32
    New York, US (PANA) - As part of the 40th anniversary of the International Day for South-South Cooperation, the United Nations drew together on Wednesday, more than 100 best-practices developed in the countries of the Global South, which embody the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Full text...

  • 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship: Hosts South Africa in winning start
    13 september 2018 06:16:52
    Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa (PANA) - Hosts South Africa got their 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship campaign off to a winning start on Wednesday, claiming a 2-1 victory over Madagascar in their Group A clash at the Wolfson Stadium in Nelson Mandela Bay on Wednesday.Full text...

  • World Bank review reveals unchanged quality of policies, institutional performance in Africa
    12 september 2018 19:54:58
    Washington, US (PANA) - The average quality of policies and institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa was broadly unchanged in 2017, according to the latest review by the World Bank, which affirmed this is a shift from the deterioration observed in the previous year. Full text...

  • 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship: Tournament begins on Wednesday
    12 september 2018 15:01:01
    Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa (PANA) - The 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship gets underway at the Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa, on Wednesday as the best of Southern, Central and East Africa clash in what promises to be a hugely entertaining 10 days of action. Full text...

  • Wednesday's exchange rates for Mauritanian Ouguiya
    12 september 2018 11:50:03
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The following are Wednesday's exchange rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya as announced by the Central Bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • Sudanese security agency seizes ‘Al-Tayyar’ daily
    12 september 2018 11:33:43
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Tuesday confiscated print runs of ‘Al-Tayyar’ newspaper from the printing house without giving reasons. Full text...

  • Public pays last respects to Kofi Annan for second day
    12 september 2018 11:28:08
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) – Dignitaries are on Wednesday paying their last respects to the late former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan whose mortal remains are lying in a casket draped in the Ghanaian colours at the Accra International Conference Centre. Full text...

  • Wednesday's exchange rates for the Ghana cedi
    12 september 2018 10:33:20
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The following are Wednesday's exchange rates for the Ghana cedi as announced by the Ghana Association of Bankers. Full text...

  • Wednesday's exchange rates for Mauritian Rupee
    12 september 2018 10:24:49
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The following are Wednesday's exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as announced by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • 2019 CAF men's U-17 AFCON: Results from group matches in West Zone A qualifiers
    12 september 2018 07:17:21
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Here are results from Groups A and C matches played on Tuesday in the West Zone A qualifiers for the 2019 Under-17 African Nations Cup (AFCON), which will be played in Tanzania next year. Full text...

  • 2019 CAF men's U-17 AFCON: Semi-final fixtures in West Zone B qualifiers
    12 september 2018 04:10:32
    Niamey, Niger (PANA) - Below are Wednesday's semi-final fixtures for the West Zone B qualifiers for the 2019 CAF Under-17 men's Africa Nations Cup (AFCON), which will be played in Tanzania. Full text...

  • Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency in Harare
    11 september 2018 17:52:49
    Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) – Zimbabwean health authorities on Tuesday declared the current cholera outbreak an emergency in the country’s capital Harare. Full text...

  • AU wishes Ethiopians continued peace and joy in New Year
    11 september 2018 17:33:04
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has on behalf of “the entire African Union Family" extended best wishes to the Ethiopian people as they celebrated New Year 2011 on Tuesday. Full text...

  • World Bank Group set to boost private sector investment in East Africa
    11 september 2018 17:04:05
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The World Bank Group on Tuesday launched the Development Finance Forum in Kigali, Rwanda, for global public and private sector leaders to explore and demonstrate strategies to boost private sector investment in East Africa’s priority sectors, notably, housing, agriculture and tourism. Full text...

  • Ramaphosa promises lifestyle audits for top SA government officials
    11 september 2018 16:33:45
    Pretoria, South Africa (PANA) - A system of lifestyle audits for top South African government officials will be in place in a matter of weeks, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday. Full text...

  • AI calls for release of report on Nigerian military's human rights record
    11 september 2018 16:30:54
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The Nigerian government’s delay in making public a report on the military’s human rights record is an appalling affront to victims who are still waiting for justice, Amnesty International said on Tuesday, one year after a presidential investigative panel started its work. Full text...

  • AfDB supports Senegal’s National Development Strategy
    11 september 2018 14:29:18
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a partial credit guarantee to Senegal to help hedge currency risk arising from Eurobonds and to finance the country’s national development plan. Full text...

  • AfDB sets Sept. 14 deadline for applications to next African Global IT Leaders Program
    11 september 2018 14:01:59
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The African Development Institute of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced the implementation of the Next African Global IT Leaders' Program, under the aegis of the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP). Full text...

  • Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report says
    11 september 2018 11:27:59
    Rome, Italy (PANA) - New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 released on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Kofi Annan's body lies in state as three days of national mourning begins
    11 september 2018 11:10:01
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The body of the former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, is lying in state at the Accra International Conference Centre as the general public files past to pay their last respects. Full text...

  • Tuesday's exchange rates for the Ghana cedi
    11 september 2018 10:47:56
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The following are Tuesday's exchange rates for the Ghana cedi as announced by the Ghana Association of Bankers. Full text...

  • Tuesday's exchange rates for Mauritian Rupee
    11 september 2018 10:41:33
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The following are Tuesday's exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as announced by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • SADC workshop focuses on cyber security
    11 september 2018 06:53:16
    Ebène, Mauritius (PANA) - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) capacity building workshop focusing on cyber security and the SADC Regional Cyber security Drill opened on Monday at Ebène, in the centre of the island, with the participation of some 50 delegates from 12 countries. Full text...

  • More than 100 drowned on shipwreck off Libyan coast a week ago, survivors say
    11 september 2018 06:45:38
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - More than a hundred people have reportedly died after a shipwreck off the Libyan coast one week ago, survivors told Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams working in Libya. Full text...

  • ‘Direct existential threat’ of climate change nears point of no return, warns UN chief
    11 september 2018 05:56:58
    New York, US (PANA) - The world risks crossing the point of no return on climate change, with disastrous consequences for people across the planet and the natural systems that sustain them, the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned on Monday, calling for more leadership and greater ambition for climate action, to reverse course. Full text...

  • New UN rights chief pledges to push back on ‘centuries of prejudice and discrimination’
    11 september 2018 05:49:12
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - The UN’s newly appointed High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, intends to push back “centuries of prejudice and discrimination” against vulnerable groups including women and the peoples of the Global South, by pushing for more consensus between Member States, she said on Monday. Full text...

  • Pervasive corruption costs $2.6 trillion, says UN chief
    11 september 2018 05:36:39
    New York, US (PANA) - Corruption is present in all countries, “rich and poor, North and South, developed and developing”. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Monday, at a session on tackling corruption for the sake of peace and international security. Full text...

  • Body of Kofi Annan flown back home for state funeral
    10 september 2018 18:47:28
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The remains of former Secretary-General of the UN, Kofi Annan, arrived back home in Ghana on Monday evening, accompanied by his wife, Nane, children and grandchildren for a state funeral on Thursday. Full text...

  • 2019 CAF U-17 men's AFCON: Mali qualify for West Zone A semi-final, Gambia eliminated
    10 september 2018 18:06:29
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - With just one match played on Sunday, Mali have reached the semi-finals of the West Zone A qualifiers for the 2019 CAF Under-17 Nations Cup. Full text...

  • UNSMIL condemns terrorist attack on Libya’s National Oil Company
    10 september 2018 16:32:21
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has strongly condemned the cowardly terrorist attack on the National Oil Company on Monday and expressed its deepest condolences to the families of the victims. Full text...

  • AfDB slams 3-year suspension on Cameroonian consulting firm, Director over corrupt practices
    10 september 2018 13:25:54
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on Monday, 10 September, 2018, announced the suspension of the Centre Africain de Recherches Forestières Appliquées et de Développement (CARFAD), a consulting company based in Yaoundé, Cameroon, and its Executive Director, Benjamin Tchoffo, for a minimum period of 36 months. Full text...

  • Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania shut refugee programmes as Europe, US reject migrants - NRC
    10 september 2018 11:35:33
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - As western governments reduce funding for refugees in East Africa, aid programmes are being forced to shut down, leaving refugees in crisis. Full text...

  • Monday's exchange rates for the Ghana cedi
    10 september 2018 10:36:41
    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 exchange rates for Mauritian Rupee
    10 september 2018 10:30:42
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The following are Monday's exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as announced by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius. Full text...

  • Mauritius launches campaign against Non-Communicable Diseases
    10 september 2018 07:02:38
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian Health and Quality of Life Minister Anwar Husnoo on Sunday launched a national prevention campaign against Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) aimed at sensitising and educating the public against the risk-related factors, complications and prevention measures.  Full text...

  • Medical charity calls for urgent evacuation of migrants, refugees from Libya
    10 september 2018 06:08:25
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – Thousands of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers arbitrarily held in Libyan detention centres must be immediately released and evacuated to safety out of the country urges medical charity, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), as a fragile ceasefire in Tripoli has continued. Full text...

  • MSF treats 65 Ebola patients in first month in North Kivu
    10 september 2018 05:56:55
    Beni, DRC (PANA) - Medical charity, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), says it has treated 65 patients confirmed to be diagnosed with Ebola in the first month of intervention in the latest Ebola outbreak, in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Full text...

  • Displacement of civilians in Mali spikes due to armed conflict - NRC
    10 september 2018 05:56:09
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Close to 50,000 people have fled their homes in northern and central Mali, so far this year, due to intercommunal clashes, a rise in armed groups and military operations. Full text...

  • 800,000 people commit suicide every year - WHO
    10 september 2018 05:22:13
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Every year, close to 800,000 people commit suicide, the second leading cause of death among people aged 15-29 in 2016. Full text...


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