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Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Five Malian soldiers were killed when their patrol was ambushed by suspected terrorists in the vicinity of Manidjè/Kolongo, in the Macina circle, in the Segou region of central Mali on Sunday. The provisional report of the Malian army's information directorate said three terrorists were killed, five military [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The embassies of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States in Libya have added their voice to that of UN Special Envoy in Libya in urging all Libyan actors to ensure fair parliamentary and presidential elections on 24 December 2021. The UN Secretary-General's Special [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya and the United Kingdom have reiterated their support for national reconciliation and continuation of the ceasefire in the North African country. The Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi and the British Ambassador to Libya, Caroline Horndal,  during a meeting in Tripoli stressed the need for [...]

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) on Sunday said viral pictures being circulated purporting to be terrorists, bandits’ victims of the ongoing operations in northwest and northcentral regions are deliberate falsehood being peddled to tarnish the good image and reputation of the AFN. Denying any link with [...]

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Chadian Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lieutenant General Abakar Abdelkerim Daoud, has called for effective collaboration among all sectors of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) to defeat Boko Haram/Islamic State in West Africa Province terrorists in the Lake Chad Basin.  General Daoud spoke when the [...]

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria on Saturday recorded two fatalities from the COVID-19 with 547 fresh cases reported across 15 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said via its Facebook page on Sunday that this is up from 466 cases reported on Friday. The NCDC [...]

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The sustained aerial and ground operations by the Armed Forces of Nigeria is forcing the terror bandits in Zamfara State, northwest Nigeria, to beg for dialogue. Governor Bello Matawalle said that the Zamfara State government is no longer interested in holding dialogue with the terrorists, noting that [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia has recorded 17 new deaths linked to the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the death toll to 24,205, the Ministry of Health announced on Sunday. The country has also recorded 1,319 new confirmed infections following laboratory tests carried out on 10,477 people, bringing the total number of contaminations [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia's public debt exceeded 99.3 billion Tunisian dinars at the end of June, being 81.52% of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to figures published by the Tunisian Ministry of Economy and Finance. The level of Tunisia's indebtedness to GDP has been rising notably over the [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Seventeen new deaths linked to coronavirus infection and 1,443 new infections have been recorded in Libya out of 6,759 samples analysed over the last 24 hours, representing a positivity rate of 21.3%. The National Centre for Disease Control announced on Sunday that 1,903 recoveries were also recorded. The [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – Arbitrary and politically motivated acts of repression have proliferated in Tunisia since 25 July, 2021, when President Kaïs Saied suspended parliament, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said. He also lifted parliamentary immunity, dismissed the head of government, and took control of the office of the public prosecutor, the [...]

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