Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- The situation in Bissau is calm following the assassinat ion overnight of Guinea Bissau President Joao Bernardo Nino Vieira by soldiers, d iplomatic sources in the country's capital told PANA
©- - 02 march 2009 - 16:47:00 - thread African Union (167 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius(PANA) -- Pamplemousses fc is leading the Mauritizan nationa l premier league after its 5-1 drubbing of USBBRH in a round 15 match played at th e weekend
©- - 02 march 2009 - 15:09:00 - thread African Union (155 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius(PANA) ­-- Following are the latest exchange rate for the lo cal rupee against some foreign currencies, as issued here by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius on Monday
©- - 02 march 2009 - 15:09:00 - thread African Union (119 words)


Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) w as consulting on Monday in the wake of the crisis in the West African nation of Guinea Bissau, where the army chief of staff and the President are feared to have been killed
©- - 02 march 2009 - 11:43:00 - thread African Union (176 words)


Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Bissau Guinean President Joao Bernardo Vieira was killed by soldiers on Sunday night in his house in the capital, a Senegalese private radio, RFM, reported on Monday morning
©- - 02 march 2009 - 11:41:00 - thread African Union (94 words)


Syrte- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader and chairman of the African Union (AU), Moua mmar Kadhafi, received Friday evening in Syrte (the center of Libya), a delegati o n of Jordanian popular players who came to congratulate him and the citizens for his election to the presidency of AU and for the commemoration of the 32nd anniv e rssary of the proclamation of the power of the people in the country
©- - 01 march 2009 - 15:22:00 - thread African Union (251 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The Libyan leader and chairman of the African Un ion, Colonel Mouammar Kadhafi, will visit Mauritania next weekend, to mediate po l itical peace in the country, PANA learnt from authoritative sources here
©- - 01 march 2009 - 12:13:00 - thread African Union (167 words)


Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Mauritanian minister of Fishing and Maritime Economy, Ha ssana Ould Ely, Friday dismissed suggestions that his country and Senegal were a t each other's throat over the boarding and inspection of pirogues belonging to S e negalese fishermen
©- - 28 february 2009 - 13:01:00 - thread African Union (234 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian Finance a-nd Economic Empowerment Minist er, Rama Sithanen, said here Thursday that in this difficult economic environmen t , safeguarding jobs and helping enterprises affected by the current internationa l economic crisis remained the main priority of the government this year
©- - 27 february 2009 - 16:37:00 - thread African Union (298 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritian Agro-industry Minister Satish Faugoo sa id Friday that the struggle against the spread of invasive alien species in the island is a pri ority because of its negative impacts on the economy, the environment and the health of the population
©- - 27 february 2009 - 08:10:00 - thread African Union (319 words)


Tripoli- Libya (PANA) -- The head of the ruling military junta in Mauritania, General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Thursday denied the existence of any international embargo or sanction against his country, affirming that stories about sanctions were "the figment of imagination of some people yearning for sensation"
©- - 26 february 2009 - 20:11:00 - thread African Union (343 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The International Committee of the Red Cross (IC RC) is to open an office in Mauritania, following an agreement to that effect
©- - 26 february 2009 - 12:31:00 - thread African Union (87 words)


Banjul- Gambia (PANA) -- Business operators in the Gambia have called on Guinea Bissau authorities to honour and respect the ECOWAS protocols to facilitate free movement of goods and services in and out of Guinea
©- - 26 february 2009 - 11:46:00 - thread African Union (366 words)


Muserata- Libya (PANA) -- Libyan leader Mouammar Khadafi, who holds the rotationa l chairmanship of the African Union (AU), on Wednesday in Muserata (220km East o f Tripoli), received Mauritania junta leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who is visiting Libya, officials sources said
©- - 26 february 2009 - 08:55:00 - thread African Union (186 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The Party of the Alternative, which supports the military coup d'etat of 6 August, 2008, in Mauritania, says the international c o mmunity should mediate in the political crisis in the African country, under the leadership of Libyan leader Muammar Kadhafi, instead of taking a tough stance ag a inst the country
©- - 25 february 2009 - 20:21:00 - thread African Union (138 words)


Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Commercial Bank of Mauritius on Wednesday issued the latest exchange rates for the local rupee against some foreign currencies
©- - 25 february 2009 - 08:25:00 - thread African Union (112 words)


Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Here are the latest exchange rates for the local Mauritian rupee against some foreign currencies, as released here on Tuesday
©- - 24 february 2009 - 12:04:00 - thread African Union (113 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) --­ The Commercial Bank of Mauritius Thursday issed the exchange rates for the local rupee against main foreign currencies
©- - 19 february 2009 - 18:07:00 - thread African Union (116 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) – The Central Statist-ics Office (CSO) in Mauritius said Thursday that it expects a slowdown in the number of tourist arrivals in 2009 due to the world economic downturn
©- - 19 february 2009 - 17:44:00 - thread African Union (324 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) --­ The Commercial Bank of Mauritius Thursday issed the exchange rates for the local rupee against main foreign currencies
©- - 19 february 2009 - 17:11:00 - thread African Union (116 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritanian Prime Minister Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf will from Wednesday visit Brussels, headquarters of the European Commission, PANA learnt from reliable sources in the Mauritanian capital
©- - 17 february 2009 - 19:23:00 - thread African Union (210 words)


Kigali- Rwanda (PANA) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Rwandan Ambassador Joseph Mutaboba as the UN's new special envoy to Guinea Bissau for a three-year term, with effect from 1 March, a Rwandan government statement said here on Tuesday
©- - 17 february 2009 - 13:21:00 - thread African Union (178 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Following are the latest exchange rates for the Mauritian rupee against some foreign currencies, as issued here on Tuesday
©- - 17 february 2009 - 13:08:00 - thread African Union (112 words)


Vacoas- Mauritius (PANA) -- China and Mauritius have signed a loan agreement worth US$260 million to be used for the extension of the passenger terminal at the Mauritian airport, in the south of the island, PANA reported Tuesday
©- - 17 february 2009 - 13:02:00 - thread African Union (331 words)


Banjul- Gambia (PANA) -- David Folton, a British national, who was convicted late last year along with his wife to one year jail each for false publication and insulting Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, was on Monday arraigned before Magistrate Lamin George in Banjul for fraud and impersonation
©- - 16 february 2009 - 22:42:00 - thread African Union (103 words)


Plaisance- Mauritius (PANA) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in Mauritius Monday afternoon at the head of an important delegation on a two-day official visit, PANA reported
©- - 16 february 2009 - 13:38:00 - thread African Union (158 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- ­The Mauritian Commercial Bank on Monday issued the exchange rates for the local rupee against some main foreign currencies
©- - 16 february 2009 - 09:47:00 - thread African Union (117 words)


Curepipe- Mauritius (PANA) -- SuperSport Utd fc of South Africa on Sunday afternoon beat Mauritian club Curepipe Starlight 5-2 in the second leg of the African Champions League preliminary round played at the George V Stadium in Curepipe, in the southern part of the island
©- - 16 february 2009 - 07:58:00 - thread African Union (86 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- An 11-member team, constituted by the Chairman o f the African Unity (AU) and Libyan leader, Mouammar Kadhafi, met political stak e holders here at the weekend with a view to resolving the political problems plag u ing Mauritania
©- - 15 february 2009 - 12:36:00 - thread African Union (259 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao is expected Monday af ternoon in Mauritius on a two-day official visit, as the final round of his Afri c an tour, which already took him to Mali, Senegal and Tanzania
©- - 14 february 2009 - 12:23:00 - thread African Union (212 words)


Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- A Kenyan student was killed and two others were rescued, one with serious burns, in the raging wildfires in Australia, the Kenyan Foreig n Ministry said Saturday
©- - 14 february 2009 - 11:47:00 - thread African Union (172 words)


Port Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius Health Minister Rajesh Jeetah Thursday made public official statistics suggesting poor health status among Mauritians
©- - 13 february 2009 - 14:47:00 - thread African Union (365 words)


Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade declared on Wednesday in Dakar that the government of the African Union (AU) will be put in place in January 2010 while the United States of Africa will be proclaimed in 2017
©- - 12 february 2009 - 00:03:00 - thread African Union (214 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The leader of the Mauritanian junta, General Moh amed Ould Abdel Aziz, is still keeping mum on his possible candidacy in the president ial elections to be held 6 June 2009
©- - 11 february 2009 - 14:38:00 - thread African Union (183 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Four countries - Libya, Qatar, France and Spain - have evolved an ambitious plan to end the political crisis in Mauritania, caused by the 6 Aug
©- - 10 february 2009 - 12:30:00 - thread African Union (199 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- A referendum on some amendments to the Mauritanian constitution has been slated for 20 June 2009, according to a statement from the Mauritanian home ministry
©- - 09 february 2009 - 08:58:00 - thread African Union (218 words)


Conakry- Guinea (PANA) -- Guinea-Bissau's Head of State, Joao Bernado Vieira, has endorsed Guinea's ruling military junta, following a two-day private visit to Guinea
©- - 08 february 2009 - 17:14:00 - thread African Union (228 words)


Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Sale of new vehicles in Gabon inched up by 3% in 2008 to 5,015 from 4,857 in 2007, according to figures published by Gabonese car dealers, Union of Automobile Representatives (URAI) on Friday
©- - 06 february 2009 - 23:10:00 - thread African Union (215 words)


Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The African Union (AU) Chairman Maummar Kadhafi h as vowed to push for a permanent seat for the Union within the United Nations Se c urity Council during his year-long tenure at the helm of the organisation
©- - 06 february 2009 - 15:45:00 - thread African Union (493 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Central Bank of Mauritius on Friday morning published the latest exchange rates of the local rupee against some foreign currencies
©- - 06 february 2009 - 11:02:00 - thread African Union (116 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius and South African on Thursday signed an agreement on economic cooperation in Cape Town, South Africa, an offic ial communiqué in Port-Louis said
©- - 05 february 2009 - 23:34:00 - thread African Union (99 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- Mauritius and South Africa Thursday signed a Mem orandum of Understanding (MoU) on economic cooperation, PANA learnt from officia l sources here
©- - 05 february 2009 - 15:26:00 - thread African Union (253 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Central Bank of Mauritius Thursday issued the exchange rates for the local rupee against some foreign currencies
©- - 05 february 2009 - 10:01:00 - thread African Union (116 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius (PANA) -- The Central Bank of Mauritius on Wednesday issued the latest exchange rates for the local rupee against some major foreign currencies
©- - 04 february 2009 - 12:09:00 - thread African Union (119 words)


Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- Mauritania's opposition United Democratic Forces (RFD) has called on all stakeholders to engage in a dialogue aimed at ending the country's political crisis, triggered by last year's military coup
©- - 04 february 2009 - 07:40:00 - thread African Union (134 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius(PANA) -- Mauritian Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam left here on Monday for Washington DC, where he will attend the National Prayer Breakfast from Wednesday to Friday
©- - 02 february 2009 - 12:11:00 - thread African Union (99 words)


Port-Louis- Mauritius(PANA) -- The Central Bank of Mauritius on Monday issued the latest exchange rate for the local rupee against some foreign currencies
©- - 02 february 2009 - 11:34:00 - thread African Union (113 words)