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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) – The German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, who arrived on Sunday in Niamey for a working visit, was received on Monday afternoon at the presidential palace by president Mohamed Bazoum, official sources said. According to a communiqué issued by the Nigerien presidency, Bazoum and the German Chancellor held [...]

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Thank you for taking the time to listen to us," Malian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Abdoulaye Diop, said at a working lunch hosted by his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, on the occasion of a visit to Russia by a Malian ministerial delegation that [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - A Libyan delegation is in Geneva, Switzerland, for the 75th session of the World Health Organisation (WHO) which started on Sunday. Reports from Tripoli on the Libyan representation, said the session is devoted to several topics such as policy design for health systems and services, public health [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Senegal reported two cases of coronavirus, all of them from community transmission and confirmed from 883 samples tested, the ministry of Health and Social action said on Monday in its daily communiqué. The ministry also said that six patients who tested negative were declared recovered from the [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - A workshop on the disarmament, demobilization and integration of combatants in Libya started on Monday in the city of Toledo in central Spain, an official source told PANA here. The workshop: "Methods of international support for the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration programme for Libya and the are [...]

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - Tensions remain high at Stellenbosch University, near Cape Town, following a racist incident a week ago that has sent shockwaves across South Africa. PANA reports that a white student was filmed urinating on a black student’s laptop computer in a dormitory. The incident sparked angry [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan National Centre for Disease Control announced on Sunday that no confirmed or suspected case of monkeypox has been recorded so far in the country. In an audio-visual posted on its Facebook page, the Centre said its director, Hayder al-Sayeh, has appointed a committee to monitor [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan coastguards have rescued 37 migrants from Sudan who were heading towards the European coast in a rubber dinghy. The coastguard and port security patrol boat, Oubari, went to Khoms, about 120 km west of Tripoli, to rescue the migrants, the Libyan naval forces headquarters announced in [...]

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Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - World football governing body, FIFA, has approved 16 Gambian Referees with Africa’s three-time Award winner, Bakary Papa Gassama, leading the merit list. A ceremony to present badges and uniforms to the approved referees was presided over by The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) President, Mr. Lamin Kaba Bajo, [...]

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Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Monday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by the Central Bank of Gambia. Currency                                 Buying           Selling US Dollar                                   51.50          52.30 Pound Sterling                          [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdelhamid al-Dbaiba, has urged the Libyan General Electricity Company (GECOL) to improve power supply this summer. During a meeting on Sunday in Tripoli with the chairman of the board of directors of GECOL, Wiam al-Abdali, the [...]

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Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) told global health Ministers on Sunday that although reported COVID-19 cases and deaths have declined significantly, it is not time to lower the guard. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus delivered his message during the kick-off of the annual World Health [...]

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Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Wars around the world have pushed the number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution over the staggering milestone of 100 million for the first time on record, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Sunday. “One hundred million is a stark [...]

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