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Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The Sudanese National Institute for Cancer on Saturday said reported cancer cases in the country had increased but attributed the rise to spread of public awareness and early discovery. The institute, based in Gezira state, 120 km south of the national capital, Khartoum, said the reported cases [...]

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Lome, Togo (PANA)  -  World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says affordability of medicines is one of the major root causes of the sale of fake drugs. Ghebreyesus’s comments came at the end of a two-day summit on counterfeit drugs held in Lome, Togo, after Congo-Brazzaville, Niger, Ghana, Gambia, [...]

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Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA)  -  The director of Radio "Isanganiro" (Carrefour des Idées), Sylvère Ntakarutimana, Saturday described as “arbitrary” the arrest of Blaise Pascal Kararumiye, a correspondent of his independent private radio station in Karuzi (center-east). The recent report of Kararumiye on the management of state subsidies to community development cooperatives was [...]

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Kigali, Rwanda (PANA)  -  Following are partial results for Day 18 matches of Rwanda's football championship league: Friday's results: Bugesera FC 0 AS Kigali FC 0 Saturday's results: Etincelles FC 1 APR FC 1 Heroes FC 0 Marines FC 0 Rayon Sports 3 Espoir FC 0 Sunday's fixtures: Gasogi United vs AS Muhanga Gicumbi FC vs Police FC Musanze FC [...]

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Kigali, Rwanda (PANA)  -  The arrest of Rwanda's rebel spokesperson ‘Captain’ Herman Nsengimana over terrorism charges and the hearing of a case involving another suspect member of the same insurgent group "Major" Callixte Nsabimana  before  the High Court International Crimes Chamber in Nyanza (South) made the main headlines in Rwanda [...]

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Bamako, Mali (PANA)  -  The European Union (EU) Friday handed over to the Malian gendarmerie here a mobile security camp estimated to cost more than 600 million CFA francs, official sources told PANA here Saturday. The equipment forms part of the implementation of a project support for strengthening security in the [...]

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Bamako, Mali (PANA)  -  The 15th day of the Mali First Division national football championship will be contested on Saturday and Sunday, with a total of 11 games, including the shock of the day that will pit the Eleven Creators, third in the standings, and USC Kita, second, at the [...]

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Cotonou, Benin (PANA)  -  The Beninese government has decided to enlarge its special economic zone to carry out the flagship projects of its program, official sources told PANA here Saturday.  Initially covering the municipalities of Abomey-Calavi, Tori-Bossito and Zè (localities in the Atlantic department) which constitute a focal point for flagship [...]

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Praia, Cape Verde (PANA) -  Cape Verdean Minister of Health Arlindo do Rosário announced here Saturday a kidney transplant bill would be approved by the council of ministers this week to create the legal backing for the implementation of the project. Transplantation is considered the most complete alternative to replace kidney [...]

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Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA)  -  In the 2020 FIFA World Cup of Women Under-20 (U-20) qualifiers in Qatar, the Burundi national football team was beaten Saturday at the “Intwari” stadium (the Valiant) of Bujumbura by Ethiopia by five (5) goals to zero, learned PANA from a sports source here. The young Ethiopians [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA)  -  Potential favorites in the competition, Tunisia and Egypt, dominated Friday their respective opponents, registering their second successive victories on the second day of the 24th African Cup of Nations of handball ( men) which is currently taking place in Tunisia. The Tunisians beat their counterparts from Côte [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) -  Etoile du Sahel in Tunisia has announced the recruitment of young Algerian center forward Redhouane Zedoum for three and-a-half years. Redhouane Zedoum,  21, who played at Nasr Athletic Hussein in Algeria, said he chose Etoile du Sahel despite two other offers from two Tunisian clubs, expressing his [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The matches of the final phase of the African Handball Cup of Nations to be played until January 26 takes a break this Saturday before resuming Sunday for matches of the third day of the first round. Tunisia, the organizing country, which has won its first two [...]

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Kigali, Rwanda (PANA)   -   Following are partial results and fixtures for Day 18 matches of Rwanda's football championship league: Friday's results: Bugesera FC 0 AS Kigali FC 0 Saturday's fixtures: Etincelles FC vs APR FC Heroes FC vs Marines FC Rayon Sports vs Espoir FC Sunday's fixtures: Gasogi United vs AS Muhanga Gicumbi FC vs Police FC Musanze FC vs [...]

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Brazzaville, Congo (PANA)  -  The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) will hold a donor roundtable in Brazzaville on 19 January to mobilise 2.5 billion euros to fund its road and transport projects during the 2020-2024 period. Congolese Minister of Planning, Territorial Equipment and Major Works Jean Jacques Bouya announced [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA)  -  The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said here Saturday it was "deeply concerned by the ongoing actions to disrupt or compromise oil production in Libya". In a statement, UNSMIL stressed that "this decision would have devastating consequences above all for the Libyan people, who depend [...]

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA)  -  A locust outbreak affecting 17 percent of the Kenyan territory is continuing to pose a major food security threat, Kenya's newly-appointed Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya said here Saturday. The government has therefore ordered the delivery of additional equipment to intensify its fight against the locust swarm [...]

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Mombasa, Kenya (PANA)  -  President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured the Kenya national women volleyball team of full state support as they prepare for the Tokyo Olympic games. He congratulated the team for bagging the only African slot at the Olympics set for July. Kenyatta gave the assurance Friday evening when he met [...]

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Nairobi, Kenya (PANA)  -  Kenya's petroleum ministry Saturday revised the crude oil production targets for the next three years, citing the need to build infrastructure. The construction of a crude oil pipeline for the transportation of the crude oil to a port currently nearing completion along the Indian Ocean coast is [...]

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Lomé, Togo (PANA)  -  Togo’s Constitutional Court has selected seven of the ten candidates who filed their nominations for the 22 February presidential election, official sources told PANA here Saturday. The court rejected the candidacies of Innocent Kagbara of  the Pan-African Democratic Party (PDP) and Aubin Thon, candidate of the New [...]

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