Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Health authorities in Mauritius on Friday reported four new deaths attributed to coronavirus (COVID-19), the Government Information Service (GIS) said

©- - 13 august 2022 - 08:17:57 - thread African Union (129 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has expressed deep concern about violent protests in Sierra Leone over rising cost of living and corruption, which have resulted in deaths and destruction of property

©- - 12 august 2022 - 06:09:35 - thread African Union (185 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Statistics Mauritius said on Wednesday that the number of foreign tourists coming to the island has increased from 9,467 in January-July 2021 to 470,640 in the same period in 2022

©- - 11 august 2022 - 09:40:53 - thread African Union (269 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – The Minister of Health and Wellness, Kailesh Jagutpal, has said that an action plan has been developed to delineate the measures to be taken to promote breastfeeding and to gradually increase the percentage of breastfeeding to 50%, the Government Information Service (GIS) reported

©- - 10 august 2022 - 08:20:40 - thread African Union (229 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The following are Monday exchange rates for the Mauritian rupee agaubst the major currencies

©- - 08 august 2022 - 12:06:16 - thread African Union (98 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) Moussa Faki Mahamat has strongly condemned the air strike attacks by Israel on Gaza that have killed more than 30 Palestinian civilians, including six children

©- - 08 august 2022 - 08:40:56 - thread African Union (210 words)


Ebene, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian President Prithvirajsing Roopun on Friday reiterated the vision to consolidate the country’s position as an International Financial Centre to further liberalise and diversify the current capital market and to strengthen its position in Africa

©- - 06 august 2022 - 08:53:02 - thread African Union (406 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – The Mauritian health authorities on Saturday reported two deaths that were attributed to COVID-19 over the period 28 July to 3 August

©- - 06 august 2022 - 06:15:29 - thread African Union (70 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian health authorities Friday recorded four deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) over the period 21-27 July, 2022

©- - 29 july 2022 - 17:22:02 - thread African Union (100 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Health authorities said on Thursday that some 4,403 people were living with Hepatitis C, out of whom 1,700 had been treated, 700 were cured completely and the remaining 1,000 were awaiting the final result of their tests

©- - 29 july 2022 - 08:08:34 - thread African Union (355 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth told Parliament on Thursday that the island of Agalega, located 1,000 km from the main island in the north of Mauritius, and which belongs to Mauritius, will not be transformed into a military base

©- - 29 july 2022 - 08:02:20 - thread African Union (222 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian health authorities said Wednesday three patients died from coronavirus (COVID-19) at the hospital over the past 24 hours

©- - 27 july 2022 - 16:13:15 - thread African Union (60 words)


Côte d'Or, Mauritius (PANA) - Angola beat Mauritius 2-0 on Sunday at the Côte d'Or stadium, eastern Mauritius, in their African Nations Championship 2023 (CHAN) qualifying match

©- - 25 july 2022 - 08:14:04 - thread African Union (85 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat, said here Saturday he was following with "deep concern" the recent developments in Tripoli, calling on the warring parties to silence the weapons by refraining from any form of violence out of respect for the Libyan people's aspirations for peace

©- - 24 july 2022 - 13:23:52 - thread African Union (284 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Five people have died in Mauritius from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the local press reported on Saturday

©- - 23 july 2022 - 15:36:11 - thread African Union (91 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth  has said the main object of the Immigration Bill introduced at the National Assembly during the week is to consolidate and strengthen the law with regard to the admission and stay of non-citizens in the country

©- - 23 july 2022 - 09:08:55 - thread African Union (445 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – The Mauritian Ministry of Health and Wellness will introduce the 2022-2027 National Action Plan on Breastfeeding to improve the current breastfeeding rate and enhance health outcomes for both mothers and children in the island

©- - 23 july 2022 - 06:42:14 - thread African Union (176 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – The Mauritian Ministry of Health and Wellness on Thursday launched the 2022 National Nutrition Survey with the objective to study food consumption patterns and assess the nutritional status of the population with a view to address diet and nutrition related health problems and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

©- - 21 july 2022 - 10:54:25 - thread African Union (293 words)


Plaisance, Mauritius (PANA) – Two Malawian and two Zimbabwean women were arrested last week at Mauritius' international airport after pellets of heroin were found in their stomach, police sources said in the Mauritian capital

©- - 21 july 2022 - 07:28:07 - thread African Union (136 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The population of Mauritius comprised of 640,057 women compared to 626,003 men in 2021, Statistics Mauritius (SM) said in its latest bulletin issued Wednesday

©- - 20 july 2022 - 09:05:46 - thread African Union (352 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said on Sunday that the government will further incentivise the adoption of cleaner vehicles as well as promote sustainability and mobility and reduce the carbon footprint of the transport sector

©- - 18 july 2022 - 07:56:59 - thread African Union (446 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - After being on the sidelines of efforts to end the Libyan crisis for a long time, the African Union (AU) appears to be taking up its rightful place in negotiations to bring peace to the North African country

©- - 17 july 2022 - 16:11:01 - thread African Union (1220 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, arrived on Saturday in the Zambian capital, Lusaka, to participate in the fourth biannual coordination meeting between the African Union and regional economic communities and regional mechanisms

©- - 16 july 2022 - 21:14:57 - thread African Union (282 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius PANA) - Mauritian health authorities said here Saturday they recorded one death from coronavirus (COVID-19) over the period 7 -13 July, 2022

©- - 16 july 2022 - 08:36:10 - thread African Union (55 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritius published on Saturday the list of 15 public holidays for 2023 as follows:

  1. New Year - Sunday 1 January
  2. New Year - Monday 2 January
  3. Chinese Spring Festival- Sunday 22 January
  4. Abolition of Slavery – Wednesday 1 February
  5. Thaipoosam Cavadee  (Hindu Festival) - Saturday 4 February
  6. Maha Shivaratree (Hindu Festival) - Saturday 18 February
  7.  Independence and Republic Day - Sunday 12 March
  8.  Ugaadi (Hindu Festival) - Wednesday 22 March
  9. Eid-Ul-Fitr (Islamic Festival) Saturday 22 April
  10. Labour Day - Monday 1 May
  11. Ganesh Chaturthi –(Hindu Festival) Wednesday 20 September
  12.  All Saints Day - Wednesday 1 November
  13.  Arrival of Indentured Labourers - Thursday 2 November
  14.  Divali (Hindu Festival) - Sunday 12 November
  15.  Christmas - Monday 25 December

-0-PANA NA/RA 16July2022

©- - 16 july 2022 - 07:45:32 - thread African Union (127 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for International Cooperation and Organisations, Omar Ketti, is leading Libya's delegation to the 41st Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU), which began on Thursday, in the Zambian capital, Lusaka

©- - 14 july 2022 - 20:32:20 - thread African Union (201 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Statistics Mauritius said on Tuesday that the number of tourists who visit the island is on the rise, jumping from a mere 3,225 in June 2021 to 376,556 in June 2022

©- - 13 july 2022 - 10:38:32 - thread African Union (159 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Six patients suffering from COVID-19 have died in the last 36 hours in Mauritius, according to the local media citing health authorities

©- - 13 july 2022 - 08:02:13 - thread African Union (134 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) –The Mauritian Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Renganaden Padayachy, on Monday said that the objective for 2022 is to achieve an economic growth rate that reaches between 6% and 7%

©- - 12 july 2022 - 13:17:07 - thread African Union (280 words)


Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – The Mauritian Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail, Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Alan Ganoo, has said that the maintenance of regional peace and security are prerequisites to sustainable socio-economic development and successful regional integration

©- - 07 july 2022 - 09:47:44 - thread African Union (344 words)