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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Prime Minister of the National Unity Government Abdelhamid al-Dbaiba arrived in Tunis on Wednesday at the head of a large ministerial delegation on a two-day official visit. The two sides will discuss issues related to economic and security cooperation between the two neighbouring countries. Al-Dbaiba was welcomed [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Prime Minister, Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba and Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed on Wednesday agreed on the need to fully open the door to cooperation and solve all problems that hinder the historical partnership between the two countries. This happened during a meeting between them at the Presidential Palace [...]

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Accra, Ghana (PANA) - An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team, led by Stéphane Roudet, mission chief for Ghana, will be in Accra from 1-13 December to continue discussions with the authorities on the country’s post-COVID programme for economic growth and associated policies and reforms that could be supported by [...]

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Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - In its first meeting after the COVID-19 pandemic, the 45th African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) – European Union (EU) Council of Ministers on 29 November the participants exchanged views on the many issues of importance for the partnership. A statement released on Wednesday by the EU Council [...]

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Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana's economy has been downgraded deeper into junk territory by Moody’s Investors Service on the likelihood that private creditors will incur steep losses during the government’s planned debt restructuring, according to local media reports on Wednesday. The country’s credit rating was slashed by two levels to Ca, [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Minister of Justice, Halima Abderrahman and the German Ambassador to Libya, Michael Ohnmacht, have discussed cooperation between the two countries in forensic medicine. During the meeting on Tuesday, Abderraman praised Germany's efforts to support stability and the electoral process, stressing the strengthening of joint cooperation between [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The President Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has said that "wild negative interventions" by some political parties will not give Libyans the opportunity to unite and hold elections. In a meeting with the chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, on Tuesday on the sidelines of the 16th [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Prime Minister, Abdelhamid al-Dbaiba, and the Chairman of the Audit Office, Khaled Shakchak, on Tuesday reviewed the government's procedures for the establishment of new schools. They also reviewed the role of the Audit Office in ensuring the efficiency of the procedures for the implementation of [...]

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N’djamena, Chad (PANA) – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have warned of an imminent cut to food assistance to crisis-affected refugees in Chad unless urgent funding to bridge major funding shortfalls is received imminently. A statement on Tuesday said WFP requires US$161 [...]

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Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The following are Wednesday'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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Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Each day, injuries and violence claim the lives of some 12,000 people around the world, according to a new report released on Tuesday by the UN health agency.   “People living in poverty are significantly more likely to suffer an injury than the wealthy,” said the head of the [...]

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Washington, DC, US (PANA) - The US has expressed doubts about the credibility of election in Equatorial Guinea that saw the re-election of  Pesident Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, 80, for his sixth term. "Given the scale of irregularities observed and the announced results giving the PDGE (Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea) [...]

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New York, US (PANA) - Humanitarian aid alone cannot overcome record levels of internal displacement globally, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) said in a report published on Tuesday, calling for urgent action to support people uprooted by climate, conflict and crisis.  For the first time ever, the number of people forced [...]

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Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Most of the globe was drier than normal in 2021, with “cascading effects on economies, ecosystems and our daily lives”, the UN World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said on Tuesday. According to the agency’s first report on global water resources, areas that were unusually dry included South America’s [...]

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New York, US (PANA) - Inequalities will prevent the world from meeting agreed global targets on AIDS, but a “feminist route map” can get countries back on track, the UN agency leading the fight against the disease said in a report published on Tuesday. The study shows how gender inequalities and harmful [...]

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