• Kenya de-registers seven Public Service Vehicles
    31 october 2018 12:15:12
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya's transport safety regulator has de-registered seven Public Service Vehicle (PSV) operators as it enhances road safety. Full text...

  • 2018 AFCON: Kenya picks provisional squad for Sierra Leone clash
    31 october 2018 12:08:47
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya National football team coach Sébastien Migné has named a 30-man provisional squad ahead of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone. Full text...

  • Executive director of UN terrorism committee received by Mali president
    31 october 2018 12:03:30
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The executive director of the UN committee against terrorism, Mrs Michèle Coninsx, also deputy UN Secretary General, was on Wednesday received in Bamako by the Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Kéita. Full text...

  • Radcliffe joins UN Clean Air campaign
    31 october 2018 11:57:16
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - World marathon record-holder Paula Radcliffe has joined fellow IAAF Ambassador Haile Gebrselassie as a UN Environment Advocate for Clean Air and will campaign against air pollution worldwide. Full text...

  • Group calls for more transparency in management of forest resources in Congo Basin
    31 october 2018 11:52:47
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - Experts from the private and public sectors and civil society organisations from member countries of the Congo Basin are meeting in Brazzaville to demand more transparency in the management of forest resources.Full text...

  • Nigeria's president Buhari congratulates Brazilian president-elect
    31 october 2018 11:40:31
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has congratulated Mr Jair Bolsonaro on his victory in Brazil’s presidential election run-off on Sunday.Full text...

  • G5 Sahel and Sahel Alliance sign partnership protocol
    31 october 2018 11:34:54
    Niamey, Niger (PANA) - G5 Sahel group and the Sahel Alliance on Tuesday signed a partnership protocol in Niamey on the collaborative framework and operating modes of implementing their joint projects. Full text...

  • Ethiopia hailed for granting AU citizens visa upon arrival
    31 october 2018 11:27:03
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenyan hotel and tour operators have hailed Ethiopia's decision to grant visas on arrival to African Union (AU) member state citizensFull text...

  • South Sudan's exiled leader returns home to boost peace effort
    31 october 2018 11:20:29
    Juba, South Sudan (PANA) - South Sudan's former Vice President Riek Machar, who fled into exile through the Democratic Republic of Congo two years ago, has returned to Juba, capital of South Sudan. Full text...

  • Nigeria police say 400 adherents of Shiite group arrested, unnamed number killed
    31 october 2018 11:12:29
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigeria police say that 400 members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), a Shiite group aligned to Iran, have been arrested in connection with violent protests in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the last few days. Full text...

  • EU gives 58 million Euros to Sahel countries
    31 october 2018 10:53:30
    Niamey, Niger (PANA) – The European Union (EU) on Tuesday released an extra 58 million Euros for seven Sahel countries to alleviate their humanitarian crisis, food, nutritional and emergency needs.Full text...

  • Sudan to join South Sudan in celebrating peace
    31 october 2018 10:40:17
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudanese President Omar Bashir is on Wednesday leading a high-level delegation of his government to take part in a celebration in the South Sudan capital, Juba, for the achievement of peace in the war-ravaged country. Full text...

  • Gulf of Guinea security vital for food supply in Africa - Nigerian Maritime chief says
    31 october 2018 10:33:28
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Gulf of Guinea is very important to food security for the West and Central African sub-region and therefore the region must be properly secured to avert illegal activities that may hamper food supply in the African region, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has said in Lagos.Full text...

  • Tunis to host African statistic institute
    31 october 2018 10:19:30
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – Tunisia will soon be the headquarters of the African Statistic Institute, which will play a key role in the publication and production of statistical data, the Tunisian minister of Development, International Cooperation and Investment, Zied Ladhari said on Tuesday. Full text...

  • World Bank provides US$1.2 billion to accelerate economic growth in Ethiopia
    31 october 2018 09:42:45
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$1.2 billion credit and a grant to accelerate economic growth in Ethiopia following the East African nation's efforts to open up the economy to the private sector, the Bank said on Wednesday. Full text...

  • Wednesday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    31 october 2018 07:56:50
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Wednesday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Mauritian Commercial Bank: Full text...

  • Niger improves business environment, clears domestic payments arrears - IMF
    31 october 2018 06:32:00
    Niamey, Niger (PANA) – A visiting team of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has welcomed the Nigerien authorities’ continuing efforts to improve the business environment through financial inclusion and clearance of domestic payments arrears. Full text...

  • Weekly migration of 1.4m to cities can contribute to ‘disasters’
    31 october 2018 02:14:13
    New York, US (PANA) - The migration of some 1.4 million people every week to cities around the world “can strain local capacities, contributing to increased risk from natural and human made disasters’” according to the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. Full text...

  • IOM launches awareness-raising radio show on perils, opportunities of migration
    31 october 2018 02:08:21
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - A radio series was launched on Tuesday in Nigeria by the UN migration agency (IOM) to sensitise vulnerable people seeking to pursue economic opportunities abroad on the perils of irregular migration – migration done outside the regulated frameworks – and provide information on pathways to migrate legally and safely, a UN statement said. Full text...

  • Security Council urges responder-safety focus, as DRC Ebola outbreak worsens
    31 october 2018 02:00:28
    New York, US (PANA) - The United Nations Security Council has voiced “serious concern” over the impact of deteriorating security situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on the response to the deadly Ebola outbreak and fears that the virus could spread further into the country and the wider region. Full text...

  • 2018 African Economic Conference to offer practical solutions - AfDB
    30 october 2018 19:52:33
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - “The 2018 African Economic Conference (AEC), which will take place in Kigali, Rwanda, from 3-5 December, will feature practical solutions from regional integration experts and the private sector,” a senior African Development Bank (AfDB) staff has said, as preparations for the event move into top gear. Full text...

  • FIFA bans former Ghana football chief Nyantakyi for life
    30 october 2018 19:33:03
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The former Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kwesi Nyantakyi has been banned for life from all football-related activities, the local media reported on Tuesday. Full text...

  • 80,000 youngsters at risk in DRC after forcible expulsion from Angola: UNICEF
    30 october 2018 19:13:38
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Tens of thousands of children who have been forcibly returned from Angola to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) need help urgently, UN Children’s Fund UNICEF said on Tuesday. Full text...

  • ECOWAS Brown Card sensitization forum opens in Banjul
    30 october 2018 19:03:10
    Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) 35th Ordinary General Assembly of the Council of Bureau of ECOWAS Brown Card Insurance Scheme opened in Banjul on Tuesday. Full text...

  • Kenyan Capital Markets regulator approves cross-listing of Bank of Kigali
    30 october 2018 18:50:48
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya's Capital Markets Authority (CMA), said on Tuesday it issued an approval for the cross-listing of the Bank of Kigali to the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). Full text...

  • Police watchdog probes killing of 18 suspects in Kenya
    30 october 2018 18:43:59
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - A Kenyan Police human rights watchdog has launched investigations into the weekend killing of at least 18 people, mostly under unclear circumstances, the spokesperson of Kenya's Independent Police Oversight Authority (IPOA) said on Tuesday. Full text...

  • AfDB rolls out programme to boost climate risk financing and insurance for African countries
    30 october 2018 15:20:46
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) Programme, the institution’s first climate risk management programme, to boost resilience and response to climate shocks in regional member countries. Full text...

  • AfDB, partners, launch E-Learning program for African financial institutions
    30 october 2018 15:12:39
    Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Trade Finance Division of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) have teamed up with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to launch a joint AfDB-ITFC Trade Finance E-Learning Programme for African Financial Institutions. Full text...

  • Buhari visits crisis-torn city of Kaduna
    30 october 2018 14:51:32
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday visited Kaduna in the northwest of the country and said the Federal Government will take "strongest measures possible to punish perpetrators of the latest killings in the city" which has witnessed sectoral violence for the second week running. Full text...

  • 2019 Africa U-23 Qualifiers: Rwanda coach names squad against DR Congo
    30 october 2018 14:36:17
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - Rwanda's coach for the Under-23 national football team, Jimmy Mulisa, on Tuesday released a provisional list of 31 players for the qualifiers of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations against Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) scheduled to be played next month in Rubavu, northwestern Rwanda. Full text...

  • Algeria signs two deals for off-shore oil exploration with ENI and Total
    30 october 2018 13:59:34
    Algiers, Algeria (PANA) - Algeria's national oil research, production, transportation, processing and marketing company (Sonatrach) on Monday signed two contracts with Italian energy giant ENI and Total of France for offshore oil exploration.Full text...

  • Tuesday's forex rates for the Mauritanian Ouguiya
    30 october 2018 12:02:27
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – Following are Tuesday’s exchange rates for the Ouguiya, as issued by the central bank of Mauritania. Full text...

  • EU extends sanctions against 4 Burundians until October 2019
    30 october 2018 11:44:36
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The European Union Council has extended until October next year the targeted sanctions against four Burundians, which consists of a ban to enter the European Union (EU) territory and freezing of their bank assets in member countries, an official statement issued in Brussels on Tuesday said. Full text...

  • French President pledges financial backing for Ethiopia's political reform
    30 october 2018 11:02:08
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to back ongoing political reforms in Ethiopia with the provision of budget support, an Ethiopian official said on Tuesday.Full text...

  • Tunisian President Essebsi condemns Tunis attack
    30 october 2018 10:31:08
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisian President Beji Caïd Essebsi has strongly condemned the bomb attack perpetrated on Monday by a woman in the city centre of the capital, Tunis, which claimed the lives of eight police officers and a civilian.Full text...

  • Top South African lawyer shot dead in Cape Town
    30 october 2018 10:17:26
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – A major manhunt is underway after one of South Africa’s most prominent criminal lawyers was killed on Tuesday morning outside an upmarket Cape Town school. Full text...

  • Sudanese government pledges to fight poverty
    30 october 2018 10:13:40
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudanese Prime Minister and Finance Minister Mutaz Yusuf has pledged to fight poverty in the country.Full text...

  • Bashir bans import of drugs manufactured locally
    30 october 2018 10:06:10
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan has banned import of drugs and any such products that are locally manufactured, a move apparently seeking to encourage local manufacturing and at the same time save hard currency.Full text...

  • Sudan is one of the world’s largest protracted humanitarian situations - UN
    30 october 2018 09:55:50
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has described Sudan as among the world's "protracted" humanitarian situations due to conflicts within its territories and in neighboring countries. Full text...

  • Seychelles launches bond to support sustainable marine and fisheries projects
    30 october 2018 09:47:54
    Washington, US (PANA) - Seychelles has launched the world's first sovereign blue bond, a pioneering financial instrument designed to support sustainable marine and fisheries projects, according to the World Bank. Full text...

  • World Wildlife Fund warns staggering extent of human impact on planet
    30 october 2018 09:08:53
    Washington, DC., US (PANA) - World Wildlife Fund (WWF), a conservationist body, is warning that human activity is pushing the planet’s natural systems that support life on earth to the edge and called for action to protect and restore global biodiversity and nature. Full text...

  • Kenya hosts conference on newborn healthcare
    30 october 2018 08:37:19
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Delegates from around the world are meeting in Nairobi to discuss strategies for improving the health of newborn babies and ensuring the successful implementation of universal health care plans around Africa.Full text...

  • Tuesday's forex rates for the Mauritian Rupee
    30 october 2018 08:25:55
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Following are Tuesday's foreign exchange rates for the Mauritian Rupee as issued by the Mauritian Commercial Bank: Full text...

  • Tuesday’s forex rates for the Gambian Dalasi
    30 october 2018 07:52:36
    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...

  • ECONEC partners with GIZ to empower media on professional reporting of elections
    30 october 2018 07:50:41
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - The ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) has called for trust, openness and cooperation between election management bodies and the media to ensure the delivery of credible, transparent and peaceful elections in West Africa. Full text...

  • Tuesday's forex rates for Rwandan Franc
    30 october 2018 07:49:56
    Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) - The following are Tuesday's foreign exchange rates for the Rwandan franc, as issued by the National Bank of Rwanda. Full text...

  • Rich economies not a promise of education equality, new report finds
    30 october 2018 06:00:36
    New York, US (PANA) - High national wealth does not guarantee equal access to a quality education, a new report released on Tuesday by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) suggests. Full text...

  • Rights group urges Eswatini's new PM to ensure respect for human rights
    30 october 2018 05:52:48
    Mbabane, Eswatini (PANA) - Human rights organisation, Amnesty International, has urged the new Prime Minister of Eswatini, formerly Swaziland, Ambrose Dlamini, to ensure human rights in the southern African country. Full text...

  • More than nine in ten children exposed to deadly air pollution - WHO
    29 october 2018 21:25:33
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Air pollution is “stunting children’s brains” and affecting their health in more ways than was previously suspected, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. Full text...

  • Buhari meets with joint UN, AU and ECOWAS election mission in Abuja
    29 october 2018 17:10:50
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday received members of the Joint United Nations, African Union and ECOWAS Good Offices Mission on Elections in Abuja, saying that Nigeria has left that era in which democratic norms are brazenly subverted, with votes awarded to those favoured by the authorities.Full text...


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