Bissau- Guinea-Bissau (PANA) -- Guinea-Bissau's Natural Resources Minister, Oscar Barbosa, on Friday presented some sound recordings as evidence of the attempted coup which led to the assassination on 5 June of the former Defence mi nister, Hélder Proença and Baciro Dabo, an independent candidate
©- - 19 june 2009 - 22:38:00 - thread African Union (332 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritania's National Front for the Defence of D emocracy (FNDD) has accused the junta leader, General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, o f violating the peace agreement reached in Dakar, Senegal, recently for the resto r ation of constitutional order in the country
©- - 19 june 2009 - 18:55:00 - thread African Union (258 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Hannefi Ould Dehah, the editorial director of th e online newspaper, Taqadoumy, was arrested in the Mauritanian capital, Thursday afternoon, PANA was informed Friday by sources
©- - 19 june 2009 - 17:10:00 - thread African Union (124 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The committee in charge of implementing the Maur itanian political agreement, which was signed in Dakar recently, has called on t h e parties to the crisis to assemble in the Senegalese capital for fresh talks, a c cording to an official statement, made available to PANA here, on Friday
©- - 19 june 2009 - 16:07:00 - thread African Union (355 words)


Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) --­ Following are the latest exchange rates for the Mauritian rupee against some major foreign currencies as published by the Mauri t ian commercial bank here Friday
©- - 19 june 2009 - 11:36:00 - thread African Union (112 words)


Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The World Bank (WB) Tuesday announced a grant of US$ 8 m illion to Guinea Bissau to better implement the Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) in the country, a statement by Bretton Woods institution, made available to PANA announced Wednesday
©- - 17 june 2009 - 20:37:00 - thread African Union (283 words)


New York- US (PANA) -- A credible investigation into the recent assassinations of government leaders in Guinea-Bissau is essential for ending the cycles of viole n ce and impunity, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report
©- - 17 june 2009 - 15:40:00 - thread African Union (505 words)


Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The European Union (EU) has started the deployment of election observers to Guinea Bissau ahead of the country's presidential electio n s 28 June, according to an EU statement released here Wednesday
©- - 17 june 2009 - 12:29:00 - thread African Union (85 words)


Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) --­ Following are the latest exchange rates for the Mauritian rupee against some major foreign currencies, as published by the Mauri t ian commercial bank here Wednesday
©- - 17 june 2009 - 11:37:00 - thread African Union (112 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritanian head of state during the 2005-2007 i nterim government and presidential candidate in the 18 July election, Ely Ould M o hamed Vall, has set up a campaign office here and named Ahmed Ould Jiddou Khalif a his campaign manager, according to official sources
©- - 16 june 2009 - 15:51:00 - thread African Union (96 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) ­-- Following are the latest exchange rates for the Mauritian rupee against some major foreign currencies, as published by the Mauritian commercial bank here Tuesday
©- - 16 june 2009 - 10:05:00 - thread African Union (110 words)


Balaclava- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Mauritian Environment Minister, Lormus Bundhoo , on Monday urged his countrymen to change their consumption and production patt e rns to better face the challenges of climatic change and long-standing developme n t
©- - 15 june 2009 - 21:23:00 - thread African Union (147 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian Prime Minister, Navin Ramgoolam, on Mon day handed the keys of a new house to boxer Bruno Julie, who won the Island's fi r st Olympic medal last year
©- - 15 june 2009 - 18:57:00 - thread African Union (114 words)


Paris- France (PANA) -- No French official met General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, t he ex-chief of the Mauritanian junta, who left Paris Saturday after a one-week s t ay, the spokesman of the French Foreign Affairs Ministry, Eric Chevallier, decla r ed Monday
©- - 15 june 2009 - 18:33:00 - thread African Union (184 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Chair of the National Union for Revival and Deve lopment (RNRD) Mohamed Jemil Ould Mansour has been nominated by his party to contest Mauritania 's presidential elections 18 July, the party said in a statement here Monday
©- - 15 june 2009 - 12:36:00 - thread African Union (159 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) ­-- Following are the latest exchange rates for the Mauritian rupee against some major foreign currencies, as published here Monday by the Mauritian Bank of industry and commerce
©- - 15 june 2009 - 09:04:00 - thread African Union (113 words)


Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA)- – Mauritian Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam will on Tuesday place before Parliament a bill allowing the police to carry out DNA tests on criminals to tighten the fight against crime in the country, parlia m entary sources told PANA on Saturday
©- - 13 june 2009 - 12:34:00 - thread African Union (106 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Senegalese Foreign Affairs Minister Cheikh Tidia ne Gadio, who is a special envoy of President Abdoulaye Wade, the mediator in th e political crisis in Mauritania, arrived in Nouakchott on Friday afternoon, offi c ial sources said
©- - 12 june 2009 - 23:02:00 - thread African Union (172 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Four Chinese sailors accused of assault and batte ry that resulted in the death of another sailor have been acquitted by a court h e re, judicial sources told PANA
©- - 12 june 2009 - 09:51:00 - thread African Union (140 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius and the European Free Trade Area (EFTA) have signed a Joint Declaration on Cooperation (JDC), for enhanced economic relations between the two parties, a Mauritian Foreign Ministry officia l said in Port-Louis
©- - 12 june 2009 - 09:11:00 - thread African Union (183 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Several directors of the Mauritanian private pre ss on Thursday announced that they had set up a Citizen’s Initiative to monitor t he Dakar framework agreement signed on 2 June between the three major groups inv o lved in the political crisis following the 6 August, 2008 coup
©- - 11 june 2009 - 22:46:00 - thread African Union (258 words)


Bissau- Guinea-Bissau (PANA) -- Another presidential candidate, lawyer Pedro Nfan da, has withdrawn from Guinea Bissau's forthcoming presidential elections, reduc i ng the number of candidates from 13 to 11, sources close to Nfanda's family said here Wednesday
©- - 10 june 2009 - 17:55:00 - thread African Union (179 words)


Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Mauritian Ministry of Tourism and Leisure ann ounced Wednesday that environmental offenders would henceforth be subjected to v a rious fines as a deterrent
©- - 10 june 2009 - 12:31:00 - thread African Union (120 words)


Bissau- Guinea Bissau (PANA) -- Guinea Bissau's acting President Raimundo Pereira , announced here on Monday that the 28 June date for the country's early preside n tial polls remained valid, and deplored the "events on 5 June that cost the live s of Parliamentarian (MP) and former Defence Minister, Helder Magno Proença, and p residential candidate and MP from the African Party for the Independence of Guin e a Bissau (PAIGC), Baciro Dabo
©- - 09 june 2009 - 17:43:00 - thread African Union (242 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritania's main opposition Democratic Forces U nion (RFD) has nominated party chairman Ahmed Ould Daddah as its candidate for t h e country's presidential elections slated for 18 July
©- - 09 june 2009 - 12:20:00 - thread African Union (204 words)


Brussels- Belgium (PANA) -- The European Union (EU) has welcomed the agreement si gned in Dakar, the Senegalese capital, by Mauritanian political foes following the mediation efforts of President Abdoulaye Wade of Se negal in collaboration with the African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN) and the International Contact Group (ICG) on Mauritania
©- - 08 june 2009 - 19:55:00 - thread African Union (216 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- A four-day meeting on the development of sea tran sportation and prevention of coastal pollution in the western part of the Indian Ocean is due to start here on Monday, according to official sources
©- - 07 june 2009 - 13:18:00 - thread African Union (127 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Parties to the Mauritanian peace pact meet here on Sunday under the watchful eyes of representatives of the International Contac t Group (ICG) on the Mauritanian crisis, official sources told PANA
©- - 07 june 2009 - 12:53:00 - thread African Union (185 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- A Mauritanian anti-slave NGO, 'Initiative pour l a Résurgence du mouvement Abolitionniste (IRA) (Initiative for the resurgence of the abolitionist movement), fiercely criticised Saturday the framework agreement for a negotiated return to constitutional order, signed this week by the stakeho l ders in the crisis prevailing in the country
©- - 06 june 2009 - 14:27:00 - thread African Union (192 words)


Praia- Cape-Verde (PANA) -- Cape Verde's government Friday expressed deep concern over the alleged coup plot in Guinea Bissau, which was marked by the assassinat i on of a presidential candidate, Baciro Dabo and the former defence minister, Hél d er Proença, official sources in Praia told PANA Saturday
©- - 06 june 2009 - 13:10:00 - thread African Union (122 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Some intense negotiations are on-going in Maurit ania within the various stakeholders in the crisis to set up a transitional inte r im government, after Tuesday and Thursday signing in Dakar and Nouakchott, of a f ramework agreement for an inclusive return to constitutional order in the countr y , PANA reported Saturday
©- - 06 june 2009 - 12:59:00 - thread African Union (273 words)


Bissau- Guinea-Bissau (PANA) -- Guinea Bissau's armed forces promised to hand ove r to court, all the presumed authors of the attempted coup in which four people w ere killed, including Baciro Dabo, an independent candidate for the forthcoming p residential election
©- - 06 june 2009 - 12:28:00 - thread African Union (496 words)


Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The General Secretary of the Francophone International O rganisation (OIF), Abdou Diouf hailed the signing of the consensual peace agreem e nt concluded Thursday in Nouakchott, between political parties in Mauritania
©- - 06 june 2009 - 09:42:00 - thread African Union (261 words)


Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Guinea Bissau's Minister of Internal Administration Baci ro Dabo, and former defence minister Hélder Proença were Thursday night killed i n an alleged attempted coup in Bissau, official sources said Friday
©- - 06 june 2009 - 09:25:00 - thread African Union (476 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian Health Minister Rajesh Jeetah announced Friday that 10 suspected cases of dengue fever were reported in the Island this week, explaining that blood samples from the patients were sent to South Africa f or analysis and that the results were expected in a few days
©- - 05 june 2009 - 18:26:00 - thread African Union (147 words)


Bambous- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian Education and Culture Minister Vasant Bunw aree announced Friday that environmental education would be introduced in the sc h ool curriculum as from January 2010
©- - 05 june 2009 - 16:53:00 - thread African Union (231 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritanian politicians Friday welcomed the peace agreement aimed at ending the country's political crisis, triggered by last year's military coup in the African nation
©- - 05 june 2009 - 13:11:00 - thread African Union (298 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The three parties involved in the Mauritanian po litical crisis Thursday signed an agreement aimed at restoring constitutional or d er in the country
©- - 05 june 2009 - 11:59:00 - thread African Union (159 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Following are the latest exchange rates for the Mauritian rupee against some foreign currencies, as published by the Mauritian Commercial Bank here on Friday
©- - 05 june 2009 - 10:00:00 - thread African Union (110 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA)- – Former Mauritanian Prime Minister, Yahya Ould Ahmed Waghef, and three others, who had been detained since 2008 for alleged emb ezzlement at the defunct national airline, Air Mauritania, were freed on Thursda y , judicial sources told PANA
©- - 04 june 2009 - 21:54:00 - thread African Union (194 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade, who brokere d the political agreement between Mauritanian factions that led to the postponem e nt of the controversial 6 June election, arrived in Nouakchott on Thursday to ho l d talks to firm up the deal
©- - 04 june 2009 - 20:52:00 - thread African Union (207 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The official signing ceremony of the Mauritania peace pact, brokered by African Union Facilitator and Senegalese President Abdou l aye Wade, was postponed from Wednesday to Thursday to give time for the Facilita t or to witness the signing, official sources told PANA here Thursday
©- - 04 june 2009 - 12:38:00 - thread African Union (244 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritanian former junta leader and now presiden tial candidate for the 18 July elections, General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, annou n ced Wednesday the suspension of his electioneering campaign during a rally in Ak j oujt, a town located 250 kms north of Nouakchott, the country's capital
©- - 03 june 2009 - 15:34:00 - thread African Union (197 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Following are the latest exchange rates for the M auritian rupee against some foreign currencies, as published here Wednesday by t h e Mauritian commercial bank
©- - 03 june 2009 - 12:39:00 - thread African Union (111 words)


Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The International Contact Group (ICG) on the Mauritanian crisis has called on all Mauritanian parties to be positive and and sincere in the implementation of the agreement signed here after six day of talks
©- - 03 june 2009 - 09:34:00 - thread African Union (254 words)


New York- US (PANA) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on Mauritanian parties to cooperate with international mediators to agree on the date for presidential elections in the country
©- - 03 june 2009 - 06:57:00 - thread African Union (194 words)