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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The administration of outgoing US President, Donald Trump, Wednesday imposed temporary travel restrictions on 15 African countries, including Libya. Persons applying for visa to the United States are obliged to provide a US$15,000 guarantee to obtain a visa for work or tourism purposes. The new temporary travel measure [...]

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Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - The regional committee of the World Health Organization for Africa (WHO/Africa) Wednesday called on African countries to take measures to fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The call came during the tenth session of the WHO/Africa COVID-19 conference held via videoconferencing chaired by the Congolese minister of [...]

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Tunis,, Tunisia (PANA) - The Tunisian minister of Economy, Finances and Support for Investment, Ali Kooli, said here Tuesday the government foresees a 4 per cent positive growth for 2021. In a hearing session before the parliamentary financial, planning and development session, Kooli said the expected growth rate seemed ’logical’, with [...]

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Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - The Congolese deputy prime minister, Firmin Ayessa, opened Wednesday in Madingou, more than 250 km southwest of the capital, a consultative meeting for political actors and civil society to discuss preparations for the 2021 presidential election, the state-run radio announced. More than 100 political actors and members [...]

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – President Muhammadu Buhari will soon receive a report from a Presidential committee constituted to advise authorities on the reopening of Nigeria’s land borders, the Minister of Finance Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, announced on Wednesday. Nigeria, the largest economy and the most prosperous of the [...]

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigerian Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday called for better and more engagement between Nigeria's parliament and that of Jamaica. Lawan made the remark when he received in his office on Wednesday, the Jamaican High Commissioner to Nigeria, Esmond Reid, who paid him a courtesy visit. "We [...]

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigeria government has begun talks with the United Kingdom (U.K.) over moves by the British House of Commons to impose sanctions on some federal and State government officials over their roles in suppressing the recent #EndSARS protests. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, told journalists on [...]

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Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - The NGO, Avenir Nepad-Congo, on Wednesday launched a 16-day public awareness campaign on the evils of gender-based violence, especially against women. The launch marked the occasion of the World Day for the Elimination of Gender-based Violence. The association organized a forum during which three surveys conducted on violence [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Presidential Council has allocated 50 million dinars (approximately US$ 36.23 million) to enable the Libyan High National Electoral Commission (HNEC) to prosecute the presidential and parliamentary elections, scheduled for December 24, 2021. In a decree published on Wednesday, the Presidential Council specified that the money was [...]

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Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - Cairo giants Zamalek and Al Ahly lock horns at the Cairo International Stadium on Friday, 27 November, 2020, as the 2019-20 Total CAF Champions League reaches its final. This is the first CAF Champions League final to be played between teams from the same country, Egypt. The [...]

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Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - The 2020-21 Total CAF Confederation Cup kicks off this weekend with the first-leg fixtures of the first preliminary round taking place across the continen Here is the schedule: Friday 27 November, 2020 Ngazi (Comoros) vs NAPSA Stars (Zambia) Al Amal Atbara (Sudan) vs KVZ (Zanzibar) CI de Kamsar (Guinea) vs Renaissance [...]

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Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Nouakchott is hosting a meeting of the Executive Assembly of the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of G5 Sahel countries, devoted to the launch of two projects, PANA reported on Wednesday. The member countries of the G5 Sahel are Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisian President Kaïs Saied, has extended the state of emergency for one month throughout the country, under a decree published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Tunisia (JORT). The decree, which grants the authorities exceptional powers, including the prohibition of unauthorized gatherings and control of [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights has expressed concern about the alleged presence at the port of Sousse (140 km south of Tunis) of containers filled with medical waste and health care equipment used during the period of the spread of the new coronavirus [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Delegates to the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF), organized under the auspices of the United Nations, are meeting on Wednesday in a second virtual meeting, devoted to exploring options for selecting the executive authority who will manage the transition phase in the country. A first virtual meeting [...]

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Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - Guinea on Tuesday recorded one death linked to the coronavirus which brought the total number of deaths caused by disease to 76 since the  the virus hit the country in March. The National Health Security Agency (ANSS) has also announced in its daily bulletin 66 new cases, [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia has recorded 73 new deaths linked to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and 1,017 new cases, the Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday. This brings the total number of deaths to 2,935 and the number of infections recorded since the start of the pandemic to 90,213, the ministry [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Egyptian Mohamed Salah and Senegalese Sadio Mané, both players of English Premier League club Liverpool FC, are on the list of eleven finalists for the FIFA Best award announced on Wednesday. The two teammates at the 'Reds', who have two titles (in 2017 and 2018 for the [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita has said the consultative meeting of Libyan parliamentarians in Tangier "will soon determine the date and venue of the session of the House of Representatives (Parliament) on Libyan soil, and seeks to unify positions regarding the outcome of the Libyan political [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal has recorded 19 new cases of coronavirus, 11 contact cases and eight cases from community transmission, all confirmed by tests carried out on 743 samples, the Ministry of Health and Social Action announced on Wednesday. The ministry also said that 13 patients tested negative and were [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya has recorded 15  coronavirus-related deaths and 617 new cases, the National Centre for Disease Control announced on Wednesday, adding that 610 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours. In a statement, the centre said it had received 4,156 samples for testing, 3,539 of which were [...]

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Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - As the coronavirus pandemic prolongs, a lethal mix of confinement, deepening poverty and economic duress is unleashing a renewed wave of violence against refugee, displaced and stateless women and girls, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency warned on Wednesday. “We are receiving alarming reports of sharp increases in [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia's participation in the UN Mission in the Central African Republic was the focus of a meeting on Tuesday between the Speaker of Parliament, Rached Ghannouchi, and Defence Minister Brahim Bartagi. According to an official statement, the Speaker has given his approval to such a participation according [...]

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday asked the international community to keep to the principle of non-interference in its internal affairs. This is as concerns grow about the unfolding situation in the Tigray region where fighting between the local Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) and [...]

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