Africa
  • Morocco tops African countries making progress in SDGs
    17 september 2018 06:57:27
    Rabat, Morocco (PANA) - Morocco tops African countries making progress in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals, said the 2018 report on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Full text...
  • 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship: Day 3, group matches on Monday
    17 september 2018 05:32:36
    Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa (PANA) - Here are Day 3, Groups A and C matches in the ongoing 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship, scheduled for Monday. Full text...
  • 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship: Results from Day 2, group matches on Saturday
    16 september 2018 03:52:42
    Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa (PANA) - Here are results from Groups B and C in the 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship, played on Saturday. Full text...
  • South African Airways cancels flights to Hong Kong
    15 september 2018 06:12:56
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South African Airways has cancelled flights between Johannesburg and Hong Kong as a result of the severe weather conditions caused by Super Typhoon Manghkut. Full text...
  • 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship: Results from Groups A, C on Friday
    14 september 2018 19:47:41
    Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa (PANA) - Here are Friday's results from Groups A and C in the 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship, being played at the Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa. Full text...
  • Blocking of proposed South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary angers environmental groups
    14 september 2018 16:17:29
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Environmental groups around the world expressed deep concern as a proposal to create a whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic under the International Whaling Commission (IWC) was once again blocked by a minority of countries supporting Japan’s pro-whaling agenda. Full text...
  • US issues travel warning to South Africa visitors
    14 september 2018 11:54:44
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The United States has issued a travel advisory to its citizens travelling to South Africa, following the release of the country’s annual crime statistics this week. Full text...
  • 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship: More Group results
    13 september 2018 19:59:11
    Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa (PANA) - Here are more group results from the 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championship on Thursday. Full text...
  • WB says Somalia outpaces mobile money markets in Africa
    13 september 2018 17:34:21
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Somalia’s economy is projected to grow at an annual rate of 3–4 percent, according to the third Somalia Economic Update (SEU) published on Thursday by the World Bank. 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • “Africa is the place to be,” AfDB President tells Chinese business leaders
    06 september 2018 14:55:03
    Beijing, China (PANA) - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has urged Chinese business leaders to attend the Africa Investment Forum, scheduled to take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 7-9 November, 2018. Full text...
  • South African Army Chief tasks African militaries on regional cooperation
    06 september 2018 13:08:04
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – South African Army Chief, Lt.-Gen. Lindile Yam, on Thursday tasked participants of course 27 at the National Defence College, Nigeria, to imbibe the spirit of regional cooperation as part of their leadership skills.Full text...
  • WHO congratulates South Africa on the end of the world’s largest listeriosis outbreak
    06 september 2018 05:45:52
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) has congratulated South Africa and all those involved in ending the outbreak of listeriosis in the country for their efforts. It has also called for continued work on strengthening the country’s food safety system. Full text...
  • Stop regression on sexual, reproductive rights of women and girls, UN experts urge
    05 september 2018 18:54:00
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Rollback and regression on respect for international human rights norms threatens the sexual and reproductive health rights of women, including women with disabilities, UN human rights experts warned Wednesday. Full text...
  • ANC calls for immediate stimulus package as SA economy dips into recession
    05 september 2018 17:32:52
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has called for ‘aggressiveness’ in implementing an economic recovery package after Stats SA announced on Tuesday that South Africa had slipped into its first technical recession since 2009. Full text...
  • Disgraced former South African CEO grilled in Parliament
    05 september 2018 09:32:42
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – Nine months after the biggest corporate scandal in South African history saw the global Steinhoff International group face collapse, its disgraced former CEO appeared in Parliament on Wednesday. Full text...
  • Over $2.1 billion pledged for comprehensive crisis response to Lake Chad Basin
    05 september 2018 06:46:19
    Berlin, Germany (PANA) - A United Nations-backed humanitarian conference to raise much needed resources for relief, development and peacebuilding programmes in the Lake Chad Basin concluded on Tuesday, raising some $2.17 billion in support and about $467 million in concessional loans for the crisis-ridden region. Full text...
  • South Africa enters technical recession
    04 september 2018 11:02:27
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – South Africa has officially entered a technical recession. This after Stats SA on Tuesday announced that the country's real gross domestic product had decreased by 0.7% in the second quarter of the year. A GDP contraction of 2.2% in the first quarter resulted in two consecutive quarters of negative growth.Full text...
  • UN chief urges China, Africa for a win-win collaboration for ‘the future we want’
    03 september 2018 19:59:30
    Beijing, China (PANA) - Highlighting the economic and development progress made in China and Africa, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has urged them to unite their combined potential for peaceful, sustainable and equitable progress to the benefit of all humankind. Full text...
  • Tension high in South Africa at state capture inquiry
    03 september 2018 14:44:55
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – Lawyers representing former South African President Jacob Zuma’s son, Duduzane, and the Indian Gupta family, embroiled in South Africa’s State Capture scandal, on Monday made an application to cross-examine two witnesses in the high-profile inquiry in Johannesburg. Full text...
  • South African president Ramaphosa begins first state visit to China
    02 september 2018 07:13:25
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Beijing with high-level political and business delegations on his first state visit to China.Full text...
  • Sudanese President al-Bashir heads to Beijing
    31 august 2018 09:18:57
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir will lead his country’s delegation to the China-Africa Cooperation Forum (FOCAC) to be held in Beijing next week, it was officially announced here Friday. Full text...
  • Minerals Council executive says South Africa could create 50,000 more mining jobs
    31 august 2018 08:42:57
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) - A South Africa moderately more attractive to investors would catalyse the creation of 50,000 more mining jobs and an additional 200, 000 jobs overall, Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter told the Africa Down Under conference in Perth, Australia, on Thursday. Full text...
  • Tanzanian PM leads national delegation to Africa-China summit in Beijing
    31 august 2018 08:28:38
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa will head the country’s delegation to the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) to be held from 1-4 September in the Chinese capital, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation said here on Friday. Full text...
  • 2018 Women's COSAFA: Powehouses Cameroon, Zambia drawn in same group
    30 august 2018 15:30:04
    Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa (PANA) - Powerhouses Zambia and Cameroon have been drawn together in Group B at the 2018 COSAFA Women’s Championships that will be staged at the Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa, from 12-22 September. Full text...
  • Soweto rocked by xenophobic violence
    30 august 2018 09:05:02
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – The ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Thursday condemned an outbreak of xenophobic violence in Soweto that has left at least three people dead. Full text...
  • African players in Europe: Salah's goal run continues
    29 august 2018 12:05:08
    Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Egyptian Mohamed Salah continues to be the star African performer in the major European leagues, scoring the goal that gave Liverpool victory over Brighton at the weekend. Full text...
  • South African opposition party calls for probe into new 24-hour television channel
    29 august 2018 11:46:40
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – South Africa's opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Wednesday raised concerns over the selection of Newzroom Afrika as the winning bidder to broadcast a new 24-hour television channel in the country.Full text...
  • UK PM Theresa May arrives in South Africa
    28 august 2018 11:07:27
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – UK Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Cape Town on Tuesday morning for a one-day working visit. Full text...
  • South African ftootball administrator takes aim at FIFA
    27 august 2018 09:23:14
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – In a world first, FIFA been stripped of all its South African trademarks and ordered to hand over documents that could expose corruption and major bribes relating to the government and SA Football Association (SAFA). Full text...
  • South Africa president Ramaphosa salutes Mnangagwa
    25 august 2018 06:30:39
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged Zimbabwean leaders to accept Friday’s decision by the country’s Constitutional Court which upheld President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s July election victory. Full text...
  • South African businessman apologises for racist rant
    24 august 2018 09:24:58
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – A South African man who sparked a national outcry over a racist video clip he posted while on holiday in Europe, on Friday issued a formal apology.Full text...
  • Trump under fire for wading into SA land debate
    23 august 2018 12:01:37
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – US President Donald Trump has hit a nerve with Pretoria by tweeting that he has asked his Secretary of State to look into land expropriation and the killing of farmers in South Africa. Full text...
  • Racist video clip goes viral in South Africa
    22 august 2018 08:12:12
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – Another white South African has sparked an outcry after a racist video clip of himself went viral on social media. Full text...
  • Melania Trump to visit Africa in October
    21 august 2018 08:23:53
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – Melania Trump has confirmed that she will visit South Africa on her first trip to the continent as First Lady in October. Full text...
  • Commission begins probing widespread gov't corruption in South Africa
    20 august 2018 09:43:38
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – A Commission of Inquiry into allegations of widespread government corruption by senior officials including former President Jacob Zuma, on Monday began hearings in Johannesburg. Full text...
  • New AI boss eyes 'bigger, bolder, more inclusive' rights movement
    16 august 2018 15:55:03
    Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) - The human rights movement needs to be bigger, bolder and more inclusive if it is to tackle the challenges that people face today, said seasoned activist Kumi Naidoo as he officially started his role as Secretary General of Amnesty International (AI). Full text...
  • South African court declares appointment of top advocate as unconstitutional
    13 august 2018 09:40:00
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The Constitutional Court on Monday ruled that the appointment of National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Shaun Abrahams was unconstitutional and invalid.Full text...
  • UN Security Council concerned by 'grave security situation' in Central Africa
    11 august 2018 07:43:53
    New York, US (PANA) - With Central African countries beset by ongoing terrorist activity, instability and the effects of climate change, the Security Council has asked the United Nations Secretary-General to review the work of the UN Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), and recommend areas for improvement. Full text...
  • South Africa's Ramaphosa salutes Kabila for "honouring" constitution
    11 august 2018 07:37:32
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has praised President Joseph Kabila for respecting DRC’s constitution not to contest the December election. Full text...
  • South Africa's Constitutional Court to rule on fate of top prosecutor
    10 august 2018 13:36:13
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South Africa's Constitutional Court on Friday confirmed that it is ready to hand down its decision on whether Shaun Abrahams' appointment as head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is unconstitutional.Full text...
  • AUC deputy chair meets Africans in diaspora in Caribbean, seeks to advance the African agenda world-wide
    08 august 2018 14:28:15
    Kingston, Jamaica (PANA) - Before concluding his visit to the Caribbean (7 August), the Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Amb. Kwesi Quartey, held talks with government officials, met representatives of the Africans in diaspora community and led emancipation commemoration events Full text...
  • Pretoria refuses to budge on Apartheid-era killer's parole application
    08 august 2018 07:34:07
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – The man who nearly sparked a full-blown race war ahead of South Africa’s first democratic elections in 1994, continues to languish in a Pretoria prison despite being granted parole two years ago. Full text...
  • New book chronicles Mugabe's fall from grace
    07 august 2018 11:46:52
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Just days after Zimbabwe’s historic elections, a new book published in South Africa reveals the dramatic fall from power of that country’s former president, Robert Mugabe. Full text...
  • Apartheid-era politicians accused of paedophilia
    06 august 2018 09:11:38
    Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Three former Apartheid-era Cabinet Ministers, including the feared head of the military, have been named as perpetrators in a paedophilia ring that operated in South Africa in the 1970s and 1980s. Full text...

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