Paris- France (PANA) -- An agreement was reached in Dakar, Senegal's capital, by protagonists in the Mauritanian crisis for the establishment of a transitional g o vernment in their country, the spokesman for the French Foreign Ministry, Eric C h evallier, announced Tuesday in Paris, France
©- - 02 june 2009 - 18:31:00 - thread African Union (152 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- A mission of the Arab Organisation for the Guara ntee of Investments and Credits in Favour of Exports (OAGICE), led by its Genera l Manager Sahd Rachid Al Ibrahim, arrived in Mauritania's capital, Noukchott, on T uesday, official sources told PANA
©- - 02 june 2009 - 14:00:00 - thread African Union (156 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- A high-level trade delegation from Turkey is due in Mauritius Tuesday to discuss expansion of trade relations between the two cou n tries, a PANA correspondent gathered from official sources here
©- - 01 june 2009 - 14:18:00 - thread African Union (230 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, the immediate e x-leader of Mauritania and head of the military junta that took power in 2008, o n Saturday denied rumours that the 6 June presidential elections, in which he is a candidate, had been postponed
©- - 31 may 2009 - 15:21:00 - thread African Union (166 words)


Floréal- Mauritius (PANA) -- About 40 Mauritian muslims, members of the Hizb-ut-T ahrir organisation, demonstrated peacefully on Friday afternoon in front of the p remises of the High Commission (Embassy) of Pakistan in Mauritius, to demand the end of the war in Pakistan's Swat Valley, PANA reported from here
©- - 29 may 2009 - 17:50:00 - thread African Union (155 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- A series of demonstrations involving Mauritania' s ruling party members and those of the anti-putsch forces here on Thursday in m a ny venues, which were violently suppressed by the national anti-riot police, hav e heightened tension across the country
©- - 29 may 2009 - 14:39:00 - thread African Union (207 words)


New York- US (PANA) -- The UN Security Council has called for enhanced collaborat ion with the African Union (AU) to promote peace and security in Africa
©- - 29 may 2009 - 14:13:00 - thread African Union (244 words)


Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade on Thursday urged al l Mauritanian political forces to work for “a consensus likely to give a concert e d solution which would enable everybody to express themselves in a democratic wa y ”
©- - 28 may 2009 - 23:38:00 - thread African Union (344 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Envoys of parties involved in the Mauritanian political crisis left Nouakchott separately on Wednesday afternoon for Dakar, the Senegalese capital, where they are to take part on Thursday in a meeting organised within the framework of the Senegalese mediation backed by the African Union (AU), according to official sources in the Mauritanian capital
©- - 27 may 2009 - 21:37:00 - thread African Union (207 words)


Port-Louis- Maurice (PANA) -- An Islamic association based in Mauritius, Hizb-ut- Tahrir, announced that a peaceful demonstration would be held Friday before Paki s tan's High commissioner's residence in Mauritius, in a bid to call for the end o f the war between Muslims in the Swat Valley, a source told PANA here on Wednesda y
©- - 27 may 2009 - 17:50:00 - thread African Union (243 words)


N'Djaména- Chad (PANA) -- The African Union (AU) and the Chadian government will create the first African museum for peace, human rights and non-violence here, H e ad of the Culture and Sports Section of the AU, Daraïtivo Ralaïbo, said at a pre s s conference held in the Chadian capital city
©- - 27 may 2009 - 14:33:00 - thread African Union (191 words)


Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Malam Bacai Sanha, leader of the African Party for the I ndependence of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde (PAIGC), and presidential candidate f or the elections scheduled for June 2009, said here Tuesday that, if elected, he would organize a national conference at which viewpoints of the people would be c ollected with a view to finding a lasting solution to the country's political pr o blems
©- - 27 may 2009 - 10:49:00 - thread African Union (278 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The Association of Female Heads of Families (AFC F) wants Mauritanian authorities to investigate the existence of a "large networ k involved in under-18 girls' sex trafficking between Mauritania and Saudi Arabia " in a statement made available to PANA here on Tuesday
©- - 26 may 2009 - 15:52:00 - thread African Union (137 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The National Front for the Defence of Democracy (FNDD) which supports President Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallah, ousted from p o wer in the 6 August 2008 coup, and the Union of Democratic Forces (RFD), the cou n try's main opposition party before the coup, will take part in mediation talks t o be held in Dakar, the Senegalese capital, between all the stakeholders in the l i ngering Mauritanian political and institutional crises, opposition sources told P ANA here
©- - 26 may 2009 - 15:12:00 - thread African Union (278 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The National Front for the Defence of Democracy (FNDD) which supports President Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallah, ousted from p o wer in the 6 August 2008 coup, and the Union of Democratic Forces (RFD), the cou n try's main opposition party before the coup, will take part in mediation talks t o be held in Dakar, the Senegalese capital, between all the stakeholders in the l i ngering Mauritanian political and institutional crises, opposition sources told P ANA here
©- - 26 may 2009 - 15:12:00 - thread African Union (278 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Key stakeholders in the Mauritanian crisis have been invited to Dakar, Senegal's capital, Tuesday for a third round of negotiati o ns under Senegalese mediation, backed by the African Union and all partners of t h e International Contact Group on Mauritania (GCIM), diplomatic sources told PANA Sunday
©- - 24 may 2009 - 18:53:00 - thread African Union (189 words)


La Chaumière- Mauritius (PANA) -- An estimated 1,000 Mauritians Sunday marched fi ve kilometres from the village of St-Martin to Camp Levieux in western Mauritius in protest against a Waste-to-Energy project to be implemented in the region, PA N A reported
©- - 24 may 2009 - 13:20:00 - thread African Union (341 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The chairman and presidential candidate of Mauri tania's Alliance for Justice and Democracy/Movement for Reconciliation (AJD/MR), Ibrahima Moctar Sarr, has lodged a complaint of defamation against an online new s agency, Taqadoumy, reliable sources told PANA on Saturday
©- - 23 may 2009 - 14:29:00 - thread African Union (144 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritanian former junta leader, General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Friday promised several reforms in the country if voted presid e nt at the 6 June election
©- - 23 may 2009 - 14:11:00 - thread African Union (344 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius has announced a programme to audit ener gy use in all ministries, with a view to reducing wastage and promoting solar en e rgy, PANA reported Saturday
©- - 23 may 2009 - 10:08:00 - thread African Union (358 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian Finance Minister Ramakrishna Sithanen i ntroduced a new budget into Parliament Friday night, calling it "an action plan t o rid the global economic crisis"
©- - 23 may 2009 - 08:40:00 - thread African Union (611 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Leaders of Mauritania's National Front for the D efence of Democracy (FNDD) and the Rally of Democratic Forces (RFD), both oppose d to the military incursion into the Mauritania's political history, on Thursday u rged Mauritanians to massively take to the street to demand a political dialogue as a way to resolve the political problem in that country
©- - 22 may 2009 - 14:27:00 - thread African Union (214 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- A 22-year old South African, Thelma Van Voyen, was sentenced to seven years in jail Thursday in Mauritius, after being found guilty of complicity in heroin import, legal sources said Friday in Port- Louis
©- - 22 may 2009 - 11:22:00 - 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 Frid ay by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius: Currency Buying Selling Australian dollar 24
©- - 22 may 2009 - 11:15:00 - thread African Union (117 words)


Grand Bay- Mauritius (PANA) -- A two-day extra-ordinary meeting of the committee on peace and security of member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Sout h ern Africa (COMESA) opened here Thursday
©- - 21 may 2009 - 14:36:00 - thread African Union (341 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Electioneering campaign for the 6 June, 2009, pr esidential election in Mauritania kicked off Thursday midnight without the main f avourite, the former president and junta leader, General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz , who decided to delay his campaign
©- - 21 may 2009 - 13:59:00 - thread African Union (222 words)


Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Following are the latest exchange rates for the M auritian rupee against some foreign currencies, as published Thursday by the Com m ercial Bank of Mauritius
©- - 21 may 2009 - 10:14:00 - thread African Union (118 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, former leader o f the ruling military junta in Mauritania, who is contesting the controversial 6 June election, says the vote would not be postponed
©- - 20 may 2009 - 23:53:00 - thread African Union (312 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Mauritian Foreign Minister, Arvin Boolell, sa id Wednesday his country was "watching closely" activities of sea pirates operat i ng on the Indian Ocean, more particularly off Somalia
©- - 20 may 2009 - 15:06:00 - thread African Union (229 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- In continuation of the mediation efforts of Sene galese President Abdoulaye Wade to find a consensus to the political and institu t ional crisis that has prevailed in Mauritania since the military coup on 6 Augus t 2008, an African Union (AU) mission has arrived in Nouakchott
©- - 20 may 2009 - 14:33:00 - thread African Union (145 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Following are the exchange rates for the Mauriti an rupee against some foreign currencies, as published here Wednesday by the Mau r itian commercial bank
©- - 20 may 2009 - 10:17:00 - thread African Union (111 words)


Pointe-aux-Piments- Mauritius(PANA) -- The conference on Islamic finance, organis ed by the Bank of Mauritius, opened Tuesday in Pointe-aux-Piments, in the north o f the island, bringing together nearly 200 participants, some of whom came from S audi Arabia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Indonesia, the United Arab Emirates and Sudan, P ANA reported
©- - 19 may 2009 - 20:14:00 - thread African Union (413 words)


Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The next Ordinary Summit of the African Union (AU ) will take place 1-3 July, in Sirte, Libya, the AU Commission said here Tuesday
©- - 19 may 2009 - 10:32:00 - thread African Union (120 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Following are the latest exchange rates for the Mauritian rupee against some foreign currencies, as published Tuesday by the Mauritian Commercial Bank
©- - 19 may 2009 - 09:42:00 - thread African Union (109 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Senegalese minister of foreign affairs, Cheikh Tidiane Gadio, arrived on Monday in Nouakchott as part of the mediation efforts of Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade to find a consensus to the political and institutional crisis that has prevailed in Mauritania since the military coup on 6 August 2008
©- - 19 may 2009 - 00:09:00 - thread African Union (254 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritania's industry and mining ministry and th e African Intellectual Property Organization (AIPO) began a four-day seminar on M onday in Nouakchott on the descriptive memoirs of patents
©- - 18 may 2009 - 21:38:00 - thread African Union (77 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Swine raisers in Mauritius Monday threatened to t ake to the streets to protest against what they called an “unfair competition”, o n the part of pork importers, an official source told PANA here
©- - 18 may 2009 - 17:47:00 - thread African Union (246 words)


Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) said here M onday it was on high alert following revelations that fraudsters posing as City C ouncil of Nairobi (CCN) public health officers were defrauding its members of hu g e sums of money through bribery without giving details of the sums of money invo l ved
©- - 18 may 2009 - 15:11:00 - thread African Union (283 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Following are the latest exchange rates for some foreign currencies against Mauritian Rupee as published by the Mauritian Commercial Bank Monday
©- - 18 may 2009 - 11:36:00 - thread African Union (107 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- the National Front for the Defence of Democracy (FNDD), which is opposed to last year's military coup in Mauritania, has decided to suspend its demonstrations against the junta's electoral programme, official s ources told PANA here Sunday
©- - 17 may 2009 - 12:16:00 - thread African Union (203 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritania this week lodged at the UN headquarters in New York a file on the extension of its continental shelf, the state-owned daily Horizon, reported on Saturday quoting a source from the Foreign Affairs and Cooperation ministry
©- - 16 may 2009 - 18:07:00 - thread African Union (142 words)


Bissau- Guinea-Bissau (PANA) – An Angolan company,- Bauxite Angola, is to build a nd manage a deep water harbour in Buba, south west of Bissau, under an agreement signed with the Guinea Bissau company on Thursday
©- - 15 may 2009 - 22:33:00 - thread African Union (131 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius is constructing its first refinery that will enable the island to process its sugar before selling on the European mark e t, a source close to the FUEL Refinery Ltd
©- - 15 may 2009 - 18:48:00 - thread African Union (286 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade arrived Thur sday in Nouakchott, leading a joint Senegal/African Union mission to mediate the political crisis in Mauritania since the 6 August 2008 coup
©- - 14 may 2009 - 20:21:00 - thread African Union (274 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius and the US Thursday signed a grant agre ement providing for financial support of US$325,000 for the island's efforts to i mprove its energy efficiency through the financing of a feasibility study on the proposed transmission grid and transformer network monitoring system project
©- - 14 may 2009 - 15:09:00 - thread African Union (233 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Saudi Arabia Thursday donated some 50 tons of dat es - the edible fruits from date palms that are common in the Middle East - to Mauritius as a gesture of goo dwill between the two countries, PANA reported
©- - 14 may 2009 - 14:23:00 - thread African Union (194 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The Mauritanian opposition has decried the repre ssion tactics being used by the country's caretaker government against oppositio n protesters
©- - 14 may 2009 - 12:42:00 - thread African Union (155 words)