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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Minister of Economy and Trade of the National Unity Government, Mohamed Al-Haweij, participated in the work of the 38th session of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC). The organization is  devoted to the promotion of commercial [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Prosecutor General Seddik Al-Sour said here Monday that the results of potassium bromate analyses conducted in Germany showed the presence of the substance in 27 different locations in Libya. Al-Sour told Libya's private TV channel "Libya Al-Ahrar" that German laboratories had confirmed the use of potassium [...]

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) = Polish immigrant Janusz Walus who nearly sparked a full-blown race war in South Africa in 1993 by assassinating South African Communist Party leader Chris Hani was stabbed by a fellow inmate at his Pretoria prison on Tuesday. The Department of Correctional Services said Walus is [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The prime minister of the national unity government, Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba, Tuesday reaffirmed his readiness to dialogue with everyone without exception to overcome all differences. He also expressed his readiness for any initiative that strengthens confidence in the achievement of elections in Libya. In a speech delivered at the [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, arrived in Nigeria on Monday evening to attend the 16th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC). Leaders of the sub-regional gathering will discuss the contribution to the smooth functioning of [...]

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – For countries to achieve an equitable energy transition, responsible management of the extractive and energy sectors is vital, the International Secretariat of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) said in its monthly bulletin published on Tuesday. The EITI promotes the open and accountable management of [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Political Affairs in Libya, Raisedón Zenenga, has stressed the need for progressive measures to place arms under the authority and responsibility of the government. The UN official said the government alone should have the right to determine how [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The activities of the Franco-Libyan Forum on Health Diplomacy started in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, aimed at promoting cooperation between the two countries in this field. Monday's inaugural ceremony was attended on the Libyan side, by the president of the General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry [...]

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Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) – Statistics Mauritius on Tuesday reported that tourist arrivals during the first nine months of 2022 stand at 638,332 as compared to 9,460 for the same period last year. In its latest economic bulletin published Tuesday, it indicated that France, the island’s top tourist generating country, registered an [...]

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Pte aux-Piments, Mauritius (PANA) – Mauritian President, Prithvirajsing Roopun, on Monday presented the country as the preferred hub for investment into Africa, with 4.2 million jobs in mainland Africa supported by foreign investment mediated by Mauritius. Speaking at the 30th anniversary of the Mauritius International Financial Centre (IFC), he said the financial [...]

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Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is warning of escalating humanitarian needs for displaced people in Burkina Faso leading to an increase in refugees fleeing the country. As violence against civilians and intercommunity conflicts continue, close to 50,000 refugees have fled to Niger, Mali, and further [...]

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Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Tuesday's foreign exchange rates for the Gambian Dalasi (D) as published by the Central Bank of Gambia. Currency                                 Buying           Selling US Dollar                                   56.00          59.00 Pound Sterling                          [...]

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – The United States will incorporate the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) into a new strategic partnership which it plans to reach with various African countries when President Joe Biden holds a Summit with continental leaders. Ahead of a major Summit with African leaders set for 13-15 [...]

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Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Monkeypox will now be known as mpox, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, in the wake of reports of racist and stigmatising language surrounding the name of the disease.  The decision follows a series of consultations with global experts, it said in a statement.  Both terms [...]

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