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Doha Qatar (PANA) - England and USA on Friday drew 0-0 in their Day 2 Group B match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar. Table                    P  GD  Pts 1. England   2   4    4 2. Iran         2   -2   3 3. [...]

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Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The Bank of Ghana has restricted access to foreign exchange for a select list of imported products including rice, poultry, vegetable oils, and pasta, among other items, to implement a directive from the head of state. The president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo, addressed the nation on October [...]

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Doha, Qatar (PANA) - Senegal revived their chances of reaching the next stage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar when they beat the hosts 3-1 in their second Group A match on Friday. Boulaye Dia opened the scoring in the 41st minute for Senegal in the Al Thumama Stadium in [...]

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Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Measles vaccination coverage has steadily declined since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said here Friday. In 2021, a record high of nearly 40 million children missed a measles vaccine dose: 25 million children missed their first dose and an additional 14.7 [...]

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Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Statistics Mauritius on Friday said that the island’s trade deficit for 2022 is forecast at around 200 billion rupeee, 50.3% higher that 133 billion rupees recorded in 2021. In its latest economic bulletin, it said that based on trends and information from various sources, the forecast of [...]

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Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - After three years of focusing on the future of the European Union-Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) (EU-OACPS) relations, ministers of the two sides will meet in Brussels on 29 November to exchange views on the many issues of importance for the Partnership. Announcing the [...]

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Doha, Qatar (PANA) - Iran on Friday scored two late goals to beat Wales 2-0 in their Day 2 Group B match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup match and revive their chances of reaching the next stage of the competition. The Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Ar-Rayyan erupted when Roozbeh [...]

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday signed an agreement with the Malian government for a grant of CFAF 5 billion for a Governance Structures Support Project (PASG). The agreement was signed in Bamako by the Malian Minister of Economy and Finance and the AfDB Group's Country [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The deputy chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Abdallah al-Lafi, arrived in the Nigerien capital, Niamey, on Thursday to participate in the 17th Extraordinary Summit on Industrialisation and Economic Diversification on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The Summit will be an opportunity to renew the [...]

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The United Nations on Thursday condemned a deadly attack by suspected jihadists on Monday against a site for internally displaced people in Kadji, about 10 kilometres from Gao in northern Mali, an official statement said. "The Humanitarian Coordinator in the Republic of Mali, Alain Noudéhou, condemns [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan has told the European Union (EU) that it rejects "any provocation" targeting its sovereignty and undermining its bilateral relations with its Mediterranean neighbours.  The Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Najla al-Mangouch, made the statement at a meeting with the European Union (EU) High [...]

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - When Peter Njonjo, a former employee of a multinational company, set out to create Twiga Foods in 2014, aiming to solve the food distribution crisis he had witnessed in several countries, getting access to capital to start up the business was a challenge. "We had no financing [...]

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The Hague, Netherlands (PANA) - The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim Khan says he filed a request on Thursday before Pre-Trial Chamber II seeking authorisation to hold a hearing on the confirmation of charges against Ugandan rebel leader, Joseph Kony, in his absence. He said in a statement that this [...]

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Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - As European Union (EU) interior ministers hold an extraordinary session of the Justice and Home Affairs Council on Friday, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, has said it is a chance for the EU to put safety and solidarity at the heart of its action [...]

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Doha, Qatar (PANA) - The following are Friday's fixtures for Day 2 Groups A and B matches in the 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar. Group A Qatar v Senegal (13:00 GMT) Netherlands v Ecuador (16:00) Table                          P  GD  Pts 1. Nethermands  1  [...]

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