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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The 24 December date set for the organization of general election in Libya is fast approaching, with only about three months left, as the protagonists race against time to keep the county on track. However, meeting this deadline to which both Libyans and countries of the international [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The African Risk Capacity (ARC) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote integration of gender equality in disaster risk management, the organisation said here Thursday. Underscoring the importance of the [...]

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Google and the Kenyan Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA) have announced a collaboration to improve gender equity, diversity and inclusion within organisations and the workplace. The partnership was unveiled during celebrations to mark  the "IamRemarkable" Week 2021, 8-15 Sept, Google and the Kenyan women lawmakers said on Thursday. Google [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba Thursday hailed efforts of the Libyan-Tunisian Ministerial Committee in formulating a health protocol allowing the resumption of passenger traffic between the two countries from Friday after more than two months of closure. In a tweet, Al-Dbaiba [...]

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Santa Maria, Cape Verde (PANA) - The Ninth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-IX), which kicked off on Wednesday in Santa Maria, a tourist resort on Sal island of Cape Verde, has alerted to the vulnerability of Small Island Developing States (SIDS. Through speeches, papers and interventions at [...]

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigerian Air Force (NAF) headquarters has set up a board of inquiry to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of civilians during a bombing mission, involving an aircraft from the Air Component of Operation Hadin Kai in northeast Nigeria. The NAF jet was on air interdiction of [...]

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Santa Maria, Cape Verde (PANA) - Cape Verde Prime Minister Ulisses Correia e Silva on Wednesday set out his resolutions to enable Africa to win the fight against the adverse effects of climate change. Speaking at the ninth conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-IX), which started here on [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisian President Kais Saied has ordered the reopening of border crossings with Libya effective Friday. Saied issued the order at an audience with Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs Othman Jerandi, the manager of the Ministry of Interior, Ridha Gharssallaui and Ali Mrabet, manager of the Ministry of [...]

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Santa Maria, Cape Verde (PANA) - The African Development Bank (AfDB) is advocating a just and gradual transition of Africa to climate change resilient economies, according to Dr. Al Hamdou Dorsuma, who representing the Bank at the ninth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA). The conference opened on [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The joint Libyan-Egyptian High Commission concluded its 11th meeting on Thursday in Cairo with the signing of several agreements and memoranda of understanding in various fields of cooperation. Libyan Prime Minister Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba and his Egyptian counterpart, Mostafa Madbouly, co-chaired the meeting, held for the first time [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Vice President of the Libyan Presidential Council, Moussa Al-Koni, arrived on Thursday in Algiers for a day's visit to meet  with Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune. The two leaders were expected to review the results of Mr. Al-Koni's regional tour of neighbouring countries, including Sudan, Chad and [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) -Egypt "gives the highest priority to restoring stability in Libya and enabling it to regain  its regional and international role", Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi assured Libyan Prime Minister Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba on Thursday. During their meeting in Cairo, in the presence of Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and [...]

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) – African countries have spent US$1 billion to deal with the impact of the coronavirus, dedicating the lion’s share of the budget to healthcare, the Executive Director of the UN Environmental Programme, Inger Andersen, said on Thursday. Speaking during the opening session of the 18th African Ministerial Conference [...]

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Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - Established by the World Health Assembly in 2019 through resolution WHA72.6 World Patient Safety Day will be observed for the first time on Friday. Decided on “Global action on patient safety”,  the Day is observed annually on 17 September with objectives to enhance global understanding of patient safety, [...]

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Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Some 109 Malian migrants returned home from Niger on Tuesday, thanks to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in partnership with the Ministry of Malians Abroad and African Integration. The 104 men and five women, including eight minors were welcomed on their arrival at the President Modibo [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya and Egypt will sign 13 agreements in various fields of cooperation during the meeting of the Libyan-Egyptian Joint High Commission for Cooperation in Cairo on Thursday. Libyan Prime Minister Abdelhamid al-Dbaiba and his Egyptian counterpart Mostafa Madbouly will ne present at the signing ceremony. A statement issued [...]

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The Burkinabe government has adopted a bill authorising the ratification of the cooperation agreement in the field of defence industry with the government of Turkey, signed on 11 April 2019 in Ankara, an official source said on Thursday. "This bill will enable Burkina Faso to strengthen [...]

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Accra, Ghana (PANA) - A one-day extraordinary summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) opened in Accra on Thursday to deliberate on the political situation in  Guinea where soldiers ousted President Alpha Conde on 5 September. The Summit will deliberate on two reports: one from an ECOWAS delegation that [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Eleven new patients have died in Libya from COVID-19 infection, bringing the total number of deaths to 4,480, the National Centre for Disease Control announced on Thursday. A statement from the Centre said that 1,053 new infections were detected out of 5,039 samples tested in the last [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal has recorded three new deaths linked to the coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 1,841, the Ministry of Health and Social Action announced on Thursday during its daily press briefing on the epidemiological situation. The ministry also announced 23 new cases confirmed by tests carried out [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Officers of the General Department of Coastal Security have rescued 341 illegal migrants off the coast of Libya by during maritime patrols to secure the Libyan coast, the Interior Ministry said. "The boat, P301 belonging to the Directorate of Immigration ,rescued 341 migrants of different nationalities, including [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi on Thursday received Libyan Prime Minister Abdelhamid al-Dbaiba at the Ittihadiya Presidential Palace in Cairo. Also present was the Egyptian Prime Minister Mostapha Madbouly, who welcomed him upon his arrival in the Egyptian capital on Wednesday. Mr. al-Dbaiba is on an official visit [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Crude oil exports have resumed at the oil port of al-Harriga, after a group of youths ended their sit-in inside the port, which lasted several days, the Libyan National Oil Company (NOC) announced on Wednesday. Young graduates demanding jobs staged a sit-in protest, blocking the al-Harriga oil [...]

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