Mogadishu, Somalia (PANA) - International partners have welcomed the resumption of dialogue between the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the five Federal Member States (FMS), commending President Mohamed Abdullahi ‘Farmaajo’ and the FMS Presidents for participating in these important meetings in Mogadishu

©- - 15 september 2020 - 12:57:39 - thread African Union (196 words)


Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Mauritanian president, Mohamed Cheikh El Ghazouani, Friday held talks with Biram Dah Abeid, leader of the Initiative for the Abolitionist movement (IRA/anti-slavery organisation), sources close to the movement told PANA here

©- - 28 august 2020 - 23:48:12 - thread African Union (350 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has called for the tightening of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic with the reopening of borders and travels

©- - 27 august 2020 - 21:05:21 - thread African Union (540 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The chairman of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat, has called on the warring parties in Libya to observe the ceasefire declared on Saturday in Libya, saying that the African Union (AU) will help Libyans actualize the action plan set by the continental organisation as well as facilitate political dialogue

©- - 23 august 2020 - 19:20:05 - thread African Union (354 words)


Cotonou, Benin (PANA) – The Beninese government says it will respect the convention of the African Union (AU) on cybersecurity and protection of personal data, indicating that all it requires to conform with the agreement is authorization from parliament to ratify it, PANA reported, quoting some parliamentary sources on Sunday

According to the sources, the Beninese executive requires from Parliament the authorization for ratification of the African Union convention on cybersecurity and the protection of personal data, as well as the Constitution and African Union convention on Telecommunications

©- - 16 august 2020 - 18:47:01 - thread African Union (294 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - For providing effective online press briefings for the World Health Organization (WHO), the African Union (AU) has placed APO Group at the centre of Africa's response to the pandemic

The African Union's Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is joining forces with the APO Group (www

©- - 04 august 2020 - 14:01:40 - thread African Union (666 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Stephanie Williams , the acting special representative of the UN Secretary-General and chief of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), announced here Monday “the finalisation of the process of the launching of an international audit of the two branches of the Libyan Central Bank”

©- - 27 july 2020 - 23:47:13 - thread African Union (631 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, closely following the evolution of the socio-political situation in Mali, has welcomed the dispatch of a Mediation Mission from the ECOWAS for the resolution of the crisis

©- - 21 july 2020 - 18:35:18 - thread African Union (266 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The African Union (AU) is planning to hold a special summit of heads of state and government on Africa’s industrialisation agenda in November 2020 in Niger, an official source said here Monday

©- - 06 july 2020 - 23:32:19 - thread African Union (490 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat, says he is monitoring the recent developments in Ethiopia closely, following the killing of the Ethiopian Artist and musician, Hachalu Hundesa

©- - 02 july 2020 - 13:56:04 - thread African Union (195 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) -  Ethiopia is set to start filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) within the next two weeks, during which the remaining construction work will continue, according to the Office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

©- - 27 june 2020 - 13:27:19 - thread African Union (426 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU) has commended the Transitional Sovereign Council and the Transitional Government of Sudan for their ongoing cooperation, commitment and coordinated engagements, and progress made in addressing multiple challenges facing the country

©- - 27 june 2020 - 10:13:42 - thread African Union (549 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Top scientists, researchers and ministers of health rose from a two-day virtual conference on Thursday to discuss a roadmap towards a coronavirus vaccine, calling for the lifting of intellectual property rights likely to limit access to a global vaccine and its fair distribution in Africa

©- - 25 june 2020 - 21:33:41 - thread African Union (653 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on the African Union to work with countries, researchers, scientists and vaccine developers to produce a roadmap on how to develop an effective and an affordable coronavirus vaccine for the African population

©- - 25 june 2020 - 14:35:24 - thread African Union (508 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The World Health Organisation (WHO) will provide funding to the most promising coronavirus vaccine initiatives and ensure funding is available to produce doses of the coronavirus for wider distribution, Director-General Tedros Adhanom said on Wednesday

©- - 24 june 2020 - 22:55:50 - thread African Union (375 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has said he is deeply concerned by the serious crisis prevailing in Mali since the popular demonstrations on June 5

©- - 23 june 2020 - 14:32:11 - thread African Union (326 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South Africa's official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on Thursday called on President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as the African Union (AU) Chairman, to demand that the Zimbabwean government stops the harassment of members of the opposition and the immediate release of three female opposition leaders who were arrested earlier this month

©- - 18 june 2020 - 13:20:15 - thread African Union (338 words)


Addis Ababa, Ryhiopia (PANA) - For the first time, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has successfully deployed 28 frontline responders from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Mali and Niger through the activation of the African Union Strategic Lift Capability

©- - 31 may 2020 - 15:31:50 - thread African Union (514 words)


Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mic Commhelle Bachelet on Thursday condemned the killing of George Floyd, an African American man whose death in police custody on Monday was captured on video and has led to serious ongoing protests in Minneapolis, in the United States

©- - 29 may 2020 - 15:43:05 - thread African Union (478 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – The delivery life-saving medical supplies needed to support the treatment of coronavirus patients was done successfully in all African countries except Egypt and Morocco, where supplies were interrupted due to airspace lockdown, a senior African Union official said on Thursday

©- - 29 may 2020 - 10:53:07 - thread African Union (675 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – The use of lethal force and the militarisation of the state to enforce measures aimed at slowing down the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in Africa is a major threat to the achievement of the silencing of the gun initiative, which aims to eradicate conflicts in Africa

©- - 28 may 2020 - 14:11:31 - thread African Union (728 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Algeria has expressed regret over the conflicting international and regional agendas in Libya, saying that the conflicts have kept Libya in a state of anarchy and makes it the scene of a proxy war and an arena for settling accounts at the expense of Libyans

©- - 27 may 2020 - 18:20:27 - thread African Union (350 words)


Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - In a statement issued on Monday, the anniversary of the creation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the forerunner of the African Union (AU), Guinean Foreign Minister, Mamady Touré, said that this 57th anniversary is "an opportune moment" to assess the progress made since 1963 towards the effective realization of the integration of our continent

©- - 25 may 2020 - 16:44:29 - thread African Union (493 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Africa’s scorecard after s half a century of independence and freedom leaves people in doubt, despite the huge economic potential, its rich, young and dynamic human capital, African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat said on Monday

©- - 25 may 2020 - 13:14:05 - thread African Union (497 words)


New York, US (PANA) - African countries have “demonstrated commendable leadership” battling the COVID-19 pandemic, but more nations across the continent where conflict prevails, should heed the UN call for a global ceasefire to push back the deadly virus, said the Secretary-General on Monday

©- - 25 may 2020 - 06:04:23 - thread African Union (492 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The African Union (AU) contact group on Libya Wednesday reaffirmed its appeal to “Libyan actors to put the interest of their country over all other considerations and observe immediate and unconditional ceasefire, an official source told PANA here

©- - 20 may 2020 - 23:37:26 - thread African Union (883 words)


Vienna, Austria (PANA) - Lockdowns, travel restrictions, resource cutbacks and other measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus are putting victims of human trafficking at risk of further exploitation, while organised crime networks could further profit from the pandemic, according to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

©- - 07 may 2020 - 05:50:30 - thread African Union (516 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – A High-Level Meeting on Somalia, organized by the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union, has encouraged the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and its Federal Member States (FMS) to continue engaging in regular political dialogue at all levels and strengthen technical level engagement on security cooperation and development

©- - 03 may 2020 - 19:49:22 - thread African Union (776 words)


Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - African Union's top organ, the Bureau of Heads of State, has called for a global debt relief for African countries to help address the adverse effects of the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic

©- - 04 april 2020 - 20:10:58 - thread African Union (606 words)