Rabat, Morocco (PANA) - The King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, has received an invitation from Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune to participate in the Arab Summit scheduled for early November in Algiers, the Moroccan Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday. The Algerian Minister of Justice, Abderrachid Tabi, handed over to the Moroccan Minister [...]
©- - 28 september 2022 - 19:54:18 - thread Politics (360 words)


Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - President Adama Barrow Thursday emphasized that the current cost-of-living crisis across the world was a wake-up call for an immediate global response to alleviate the suffering and poverty that held nations to ransom. He said the global inflationary trends, food insecurity, and the energy crisis compounded the [...]
©- - 22 september 2022 - 18:16:11 - thread Politics (729 words)


Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - Guinea is not afraid of the extraordinary summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), scheduled to take place on the sidelines of the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York, government spokesperson Ousmane Gaoual Diallo said Monday on a private [...]
©- - 20 september 2022 - 14:14:32 - thread Politics (267 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, received here on Thursday the Algerian special envoy to the president of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Ibrahim Mourad, with a message from President Abdelmadjid Tebboune. The message included an invitation to Al-Manfi to participate in the [...]
©- - 15 september 2022 - 15:35:41 - thread Politics (227 words)


Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema on Wednesday left for Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), for a two-day summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of State and Government summit. "We have left for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to attend the 42nd SADC Ordinary [...]
©- - 17 august 2022 - 10:43:18 - thread Politics (227 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU), Mr. Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba, has welcomed the final declaration of the Jeddah Security and Development Summit, in which the leaders renewed their call for unifying military institutions under UN supervision. They also called for the necessity of holding parliamentary [...]
©- - 17 july 2022 - 14:03:28 - thread Politics (359 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The 61st ordinary session of the Economic Comminity of West African States (ECOWAS) opened in Accra on Sunday with a warning that terrorist attacks in the region are now not only focusing on the Sahel, but also expanding to the coastal states such as Togo, Benin and [...]
©- - 03 july 2022 - 13:28:50 - thread Politics (505 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Najla Al-Mangouch, on Wednesday chaired a meeting of the committee formed to prepare logistical issues for the extraordinary summit of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) in the Libyan capital. The Summit will be held in accordance with [...]
©- - 15 june 2022 - 15:26:52 - thread Politics (376 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - West African leaders on Saturday postponed taking decisions on Mali, Burkina Faso and Guinea, whose military juntas have failed to provide acceptable timelines to return their respective countries to constitutional rule. Following their orders last March to the countries on the timelines, the leaders were expected to [...]
©- - 04 june 2022 - 20:46:14 - thread Politics (284 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya is determined to host an extraordinary summit of the heads of state and government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) this month. This position was stated by the Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Government of National Unity (GNU), during a [...]
©- - 03 june 2022 - 11:08:33 - thread Politics (339 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan News Agency (LANA) has strongly reacted to some African leaders who, at the African Union (AU) Extraordinary Summit on Terrorism and Unconstitutional Changes in Africa held last Saturday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, accused Libya of being at the origin of terrorism in the region. The [...]
©- - 30 may 2022 - 19:10:33 - thread Politics (1065 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, Friday pleaded for more coordination and efforts for cooperation with Chad on security, surveillance of common borders, the fight against terrorism and organized crime. He made the call during a meeting in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, with Chadian President [...]
©- - 28 may 2022 - 13:36:27 - thread Politics (271 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council and Second Vice-Chairman of the African Union (AU), Mohamed Al-Manfi, said Friday that the humanitarian crisis caused by displacements and illegal migration required the provision of sustainable solutions. Al-Manfi made the call at the 15th Extraordinary Summit of heads of [...]
©- - 27 may 2022 - 20:07:32 - thread Politics (1141 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, arrived on Thursday evening in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, to participate in the two extraordinary summits of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). On his arrival, Mr Al-Manfi was [...]
©- - 26 may 2022 - 23:54:21 - thread Politics (314 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday said it was critical that African nations be encouraged to extract oil and gas to confront the reality of energy insecurity. In an address to the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, he said countries across Africa needed [...]
©- - 10 may 2022 - 14:37:56 - thread Politics (241 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States rose from their one-day emergency meeting in Accra on Friday with a demand on the juntas in Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso to come clear on their transitional timelines. Mr Jean-Claude Brou, president of the ECOWAS [...]
©- - 25 march 2022 - 23:16:18 - thread Politics (529 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) opened a day's emergency meeting in Accra on Friday to discuss the political situations in Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso, which are living under military regimes. In a brief opening comment, Ghana's President and current chairman of [...]
©- - 25 march 2022 - 15:24:42 - thread Politics (163 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Mali has turned down participation in the emergency summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the country's political situation in Accra on Friday because it is for heads of state and junta leader, Colonel Assimi Goita, had asked to be represented by a [...]
©- - 25 march 2022 - 12:07:47 - thread Politics (213 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission has invited the Malian transitional president, Colonel Assimi Goita, to an extraordinary summit to be held in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, on Friday. The meeting will start from 2pm Universal Time, ECOWAS said. The summit will also address [...]
©- - 23 march 2022 - 20:16:51 - thread Politics (118 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity Adelhamid al-Dbaiba said Tuesday that the changes in Libya had affected the oil and gas infrastructure. He, however, indicated that the government of national unity had managed to overcome most of the problems and obstacles facing the oil [...]
©- - 22 february 2022 - 15:21:54 - thread Politics (275 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, welcomed South Africa's support to efforts to institutionalize national reconciliation and the return of peace and stability in Libya, stressing the depth of relations between the two friendly countries, and the efforts of the council to develop [...]
©- - 19 february 2022 - 18:33:46 - thread Politics (233 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - On the sidelines of the sixth Afro-European Summit in Belgium, the Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, has discussed with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AU), Moussa Faki, efforts by the Commission to support stability in the country. The meeting, which took place [...]
©- - 18 february 2022 - 21:18:27 - thread Politics (308 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, met on Friday in Brussels with Charles Michel, President of the European Council, on the sidelines of the sixth Africa-Europe Summit, to discuss the outcome of the Summit and Libyan-European relations. During the meeting, Al-Manfi and Michel discussed [...]
©- - 18 february 2022 - 20:08:19 - thread Politics (284 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi Thursday stressed the importance of "achieving security and stability in Libya, which will have a positive impact on the stability and security of Egypt". This came during a meeting between al-Manfi and [...]
©- - 18 february 2022 - 15:32:11 - thread Politics (355 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisian President Kaïs Saied will travel to Belgium to attend the sixth European Union-African Union Summit, scheduled for 17 and 18 February, 2022, in Brussels, an official statement said. In addition to his participation in the Summit, the Tunisian head of state will have a series of [...]
©- - 16 february 2022 - 19:35:25 - thread Politics (174 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, will travel on Wednesday to the Belgian capital, Brussels, to attend the African Union/European Union (AU/EU) Summit. Mr. al-Manfi will take part in the summit to be held on 17 - 18 February at the European Union headquarters [...]
©- - 16 february 2022 - 15:01:25 - thread Politics (293 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, received on Tuesday the European Union (EU) ambassador to Libya, José Sabadell, an official source here said. The envoy briefed Al-Manfi on the agenda of the upcoming Africa-Europe Summit to be held in Brussels, said a statement from [...]
©- - 08 february 2022 - 15:06:52 - thread Politics (457 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – African leaders will hold an emergency Summit on terrorism and the fight against bad governance and unconstitutional change of government in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, a senior African Union (AU) official said on Sunday. The decision to hold the Special Summit on terrorism and the unconstitutional change [...]
©- - 07 february 2022 - 22:22:50 - thread Politics (824 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The 35th African Union (AU) Ordinary summit ended in Addis Ababa on Sunday with renewed commitment to respond to the pressing challenges facing Africa and ensure the aspired development needs of the continent. During the concluding event, the new AU Chairperson, Macky Sall, said he will [...]
©- - 07 february 2022 - 10:51:09 - thread Politics (281 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has rallied the African Union (AU) to end the increasing cases of political instability and insecurity on the continent by taking decisive action. The President said the deteriorating situation was undermining the continent's socio-economic progress. "As you note, excellencies, 2021 was marked by [...]
©- - 06 february 2022 - 22:55:52 - thread Politics (412 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, has held talks on the sidelines of the 35th African Union Summit in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, with some leaders. He met the President of Niger, Mohamed Bazoum, the Palestinian Prime Minister, Mohamed Shtayyeh, and the Tunisian [...]
©- - 06 february 2022 - 13:10:23 - thread Politics (387 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, has urged the African Union (AU) to support the mechanism and plans to withdraw all mercenaries and foreign forces from Libya, He also called for non-interference in Libya's internal affairs. An action plan was adopted in early October in [...]
©- - 05 february 2022 - 19:08:46 - thread Politics (498 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - The UN Secretary-General on Saturday said Africa was “a source of hope” for the world, highlighting the examples of the African Continental Free Trade Area and the Decade of Financial and Economic Inclusion for African Women.  Antonio Guterres also argued that, for the last 20 years, the [...]
©- - 05 february 2022 - 18:15:48 - thread Politics (707 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, met Friday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with the Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Resident Abroad, Nasser Bourita, on the agenda of the 35th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African [...]
©- - 05 february 2022 - 15:28:36 - thread Politics (456 words)


Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegalese President Macky Sall officially took over the rotating chairmanship of the African Union (AU) for the period 2022-2023 at the 35th Summit of the continental body, which opened on Saturday in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. Sall was invested by his peers. The Economic Community of [...]
©- - 05 february 2022 - 15:05:10 - thread Politics (405 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The 35th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) started on Saturday at the headquarters of the organization in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, is among a large number of presidents, leaders and heads of [...]
©- - 05 february 2022 - 14:53:42 - thread Politics (308 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya was elected as the second deputy of the Bureau of African Union Chairmanship at the 35th session of the African Union (AU) Assembly, which began Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. "The 35th session of the African Union Summit opened at the African Union headquarters in Addis [...]
©- - 05 february 2022 - 13:51:51 - thread Politics (248 words)


Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) - The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), Félix Tshisekedi, left here Friday for Addy is Ababa, Ethiopia, to attend the 35th Ordinary General Assembly of the African Union (AU). Tshisekedi will on Saturday, 5 February, 2022, pass on the torch to his Senegalese counterpart, [...]
©- - 04 february 2022 - 18:56:21 - thread Politics (490 words)


Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - The Burundian president, Evariste Ndayishimiye, left here Friday for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to take part in the 35th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) scheduled for 5 - 6 February 2022, an official statement said. The wife [...]
©- - 04 february 2022 - 18:22:30 - thread Politics (229 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, will travel on Friday to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to participate in the 35th Ordinary Session of African Union (AU) scheduled for 5-6 February, an official Libyan statement has announced. The AU Summit was preceded by the [...]
©- - 04 february 2022 - 12:13:36 - thread Politics (131 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Following Tuesday's botched coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea, Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) have decided to send a stabilisation force to the country. This was announced by Mr. Jean-Claude Brou, the ECOWAS President, at a press conference in Accra after [...]
©- - 03 february 2022 - 18:41:26 - thread Politics (443 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are asking for "a short transition" in Burkina Faso where soldiers ousted President Roch Marc Christian Kabore on 24 January. ECOWAS, at its first meeting last week to react to the coup, suspended Burkina Faso from [...]
©- - 03 february 2022 - 15:40:11 - thread Politics (456 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - An extraordinary summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) opened in Accra on Thursday to address the political situations in Burkina Faso, Mali and Guinea where the military has ousted democratically-elected governments. The one-day summit will also address the resurgence of military takeovers, which [...]
©- - 03 february 2022 - 12:01:13 - thread Politics (311 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The 40th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) began Wednesday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, an official source said here. The session will address the political, economic and security challenges facing the continent, as well as repercussions of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on member-countries. Libyan Minister [...]
©- - 02 february 2022 - 16:49:33 - thread Politics (223 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Najla al-Mangouch, arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Tuesday at the head of a delegation to attend the meetings of the 40th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU). The session is scheduled to [...]
©- - 01 february 2022 - 10:48:35 - thread Politics (125 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Heads of State and Government of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) have opened an extraordinary session in Accra on Mali to harmonise their views ahead of another ECOWAS summit on the same issue. "I declare open the extraordinary session of the Conference of [...]
©- - 09 january 2022 - 18:29:50 - thread Politics (268 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - West African leaders began a one-day extraordinary summit in Accra on Sunday to review a four-year transition period submitted to them by the head of Mali's military junta, Colonel Assimi Goita. The chairman of the Economic Community of West African States and Ghana's president, Nana Addo Dankwa [...]
©- - 09 january 2022 - 14:35:59 - thread Politics (349 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - An extraordinary summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Mali will be held on 9 January in Accra, Ghana, announced a statement of the Commission of the sub-regional organization, made public Saturday. This announcement comes after the Malian Minister of Foreign Affairs and [...]
©- - 02 january 2022 - 20:36:48 - thread Politics (707 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya's Presidential Council Chairman Mohamed al-Manfi said here Saturday he wants Libya to play a bigger role in the development of Turkish-African relations, given its geographical position as one of the most important maritime gateways to the African continent. In a speech delivered at the official opening [...]
©- - 18 december 2021 - 19:45:49 - thread Politics (276 words)


Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the need for West African leaders to work in concert to address challenges facing the sub-region and provide their people with better prospects in life. Speaking in Abuja Sunday at the 60th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and [...]
©- - 13 december 2021 - 09:05:27 - thread Politics (433 words)