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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The international NGO "Unity for Development Network" Thursday submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva the "alarming" situation of children and that prevailing in general in the refugee camps of Tindouf (Algeria), an informed source in Dakar said. In three written communications deploring the [...]

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Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - The Guinean League of Professional Football (LGFP) will prevent players of the national championship from participating in the upcoming qualifiers for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2023, threatened this Wednesday General Mathurin Bangoura who spoke with local private radio. Gen. Bangoura demanded an agreement with the Normalization [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The horizons are completely blocked in Libya as regards the prospect of a settlement of the political crisis in the country after the failure, on Sunday, of the last round of consultations between the House of Representatives (Parliament) and the High Council of State to determine [...]

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday lauded the relations between Nigeria and Jamaica. The Nigerian leader met with Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness on the sidelines of the 26th edition of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). His spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, quoted the president as saying: “Our relationship [...]

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The National Meteorological Agency (Mali-Météo) has predicted this year's agricultural production to be just over 10.5 million tonnes of cereals, reports the Malian Press Agency (AMAP). Mali-Météo also forecast a wet rainy season characterized by early to medium start dates, late to medium end dates, short to [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Thursday criticized the Egyptian Foreign Ministry's response to complaints raised by Libyan citizens at the Libyan-Egyptian border, describing it as "inappropriate and contrary to reality and truth". It denounced this as an interference in Libyan affairs and infringement [...]

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Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) - Tensions are spiking once again in the chronically turbulent eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where the M23 rebel movement – widely thought to be long dead – has dramatically resurrected. DRC President Félix Tshisekedi has accused Rwandan President Paul Kagame of again backing it with [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal has recorded 11 new cases of coronavirus, comprising one imported case and 10 cases resulting from community transmission. These were confirmed by tests carried out on 813 samples, the Ministry of Health and Social Action announced on Thursday in its daily communiqué on the epidemiological situation. The [...]

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The British Minister of the Armed Forces, James Heappey, announced on Wednesday that his country would strengthen military cooperation with Côte d'Ivoire, especially in the areas of counter-terrorism and maritime piracy. He was speaking after a meeting in Abidjan with the Chief of Staff of the [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Najla al-Mangouch and her Austrian counterpart, Alexander Schallenberg, on Thursday met in Vienna with their discussion focusing on bilateral relations. They discussed developing prospects of partnership and strategic cooperation in various fields, including cooperation on securing and protecting [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisian navy units have foiled six attempts at illegal migration and rescued 144 migrants, a spokesperson for the Tunisian gendarmerie announced on Wednesday. Among the migrants rescued were 109 sub-Saharan Africans, the spokesperson said, without specifying the exact date of these operations.  Attempts at illegal migration have increased following [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, and the deputy chairmen, Abdallah al-Lafi and Moussa al-Kouni on Thursday launched the strategic vision of national reconciliation in Tripoli, aimed at healing the wounds of the past decade. The project was set up by the Presidential Council [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Iraqi officials have announced the imminent reopening of the embassy in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, as well as the arrival of a delegation to address the needs of the Iraqi community. The announcement came during meetings of a Libyan delegation with Iraqi officials during a visit to [...]

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Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Thursday’s foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by the Central Bank of The Gambia. Currency                                 Buying            Selling US Dollar                                 50.95   [...]

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says claims that it is mishandling the extradition of the Gupta brothers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) should be “dismissed as dangerous speculation”. The recent arrest of South Africa’s most wanted fugitives has made headlines around the world [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – Tunisia needs to urgently tackle its fiscal imbalances by improving tax equity, containing the large civil service wage bill, replacing generalised subsidies with transfers targeting the poor, strengthening its social safety net, and reforming its loss-making state-owned enterprises, according to a senior official of the International [...]

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Washington, DC, US (PANA) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the immediate release of US$215.78 million to Senegal on completion of the country’s Fifth Review under the Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI) and the Second Reviews under the Stand-by Arrangement (SBA) and the Arrangement under the Standby Credit Facility [...]

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday received 178 stranded Nigerians from Libya at  the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The returnees were brought back by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) through a voluntary repatriation programme. The evacuation was meant for distressed Nigerians, who left the [...]

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Plaisance, Mauritius (PANA) - The first batch of Mauritian pilgrims to perform the pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, left on Wednesday on a Saudi Airlines flight, PANA reported from Plaisance, in the south of the island. An official of the Islamic Cultural Centre (ICC) in charge of organising the pilgrimage in [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegalese striker Sadio Mané on Wednesday joined Bayern Munich in the German Bundesliga from English Premiership side, Liverpool FC, on a three-year contract. Mané, 30, who passed the traditional medical examination the day before, leaves Liverpool where he played 269 matches and scored 120 goals in six seasons. He played in [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the National Unity Government (GNU), on Wednesday, summoned the Chargé d'Affaires of the Egyptian Embassy in Libya, Tamer Mustapha, to express the ministry's dissatisfaction with the poor treatment of Libyan citizens when entering and leaving Egypt. Based [...]

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