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Tripoli, Libya (PANA)  - The Libyan government of national accord Tuesday approved the reduction of salaries of members of the presidential council, ministers, deputy secretaries and assimilated officials and advisers at between 30 and 40 percent from January 2020, an official statement issued here and reaching PANA said. A decree of [...]

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Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA)  -  The Zimbabwe government Tuesday fired 75 more doctors on strike for better remunerations since September 3 this year, bringing the total number of axed medical practitioners to 286. Last Friday, the government announced it had fired 134 doctors barely three days after it sacked 77 others. With this [...]

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Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA)  -  The Abidjan-based stock market (BRVM) closed Tuesday trading up, compared with the previous session, as the BRVM 10 index rose from 133.49 points to 134.02 points or a 0.40 percent increase, while the BRVM Composite index gained 0.30 percent to 141.32 points against 140.90 points [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA)  -  More than three months after the 32nd edition that ended with the crowning of Algeria in Egypt, qualifiers for the 33rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be hosted in Cameroon from 11 June to 9 July begins this Wednesday.  Altogether, 48 teams in [...]

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Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA)  - The president of the Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC), Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, Tuesday called for a world coalition for the preservation of peace, an official statement here said. According to the communication service of the Congolese presidency, Tshisekedi made the call when he delivered the opening [...]

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Lomé, Togo (PANA)   -  The National Alliance for Change (ANC), Togo's main opposition political party, Monday presented to the joint UN-ECOWAS mission a “memorandum for the improvement of the electoral framework in Togo”, a statement issued by the political party and reaching PANA said here Tuesday. The mission, chaired by the [...]

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Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - Hours after a decree issued by Guinean President Alpha Condé ordering the electoral body to conduct parliamentary elections on 16 February 2020, confusion has gripped the opposition, PANA reported her Tuesday. The chairman of the national electoral election (CENI), Amadou Salif Kébé, had on Friday said that [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The draw for the group phase of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Cup carried out on Tuesday provides interesting groups with big matches in perspective. In addition to the fratricidal opposition between the Egyptians of Pyramids Fc and El Masry in Group A, there is a [...]

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Bamako, Mali (PANA)   -  Several hundred visitors visited the 2nd edition of the International Crafts Fair of Mali (SIAMA) which opened last here Thursday, official sources told PANA Tuesday. The fair which is underway at the Bamako Exhibition Centre is under the chairmanship of Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Kéita, who described [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Choukry, on Tuesday, at a meeting in Cairo with the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Libya, Ghassan Salamé, reaffirmed Egypt's position supporting a comprehensive political settlement of the crisis in Libya, according to sources close to the Egyptian Ministry, quoted [...]

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Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - The European Union (EU) has decided to extend an extra 55 million Euros in humanitarian assistance to the Sudan, coinciding with the current visit of Sudanese Prime Minister, Dr Abdallah Hamdouk, who took part as an invited guest to the meeting of the European foreign ministers [...]

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Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (T RRC), Executive Director confirmed here on Tuesday that Ghanaian victims for ex-president Yahya Jammeh's harsh treatment have written a letter demanding to appear and give evidence on the killings in the West African nation in 2005. The  survivors of [...]

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Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The Dakar Arena sports hall, located in Diamniadio, in the far suburb of the Senegalese capital, will host the 3rd edition of the Dakar International Judo Open at the weekend, November 16 and 17. Organized by the Senegalese Judo Federation, whose organizing committee on Monday said that [...]

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Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Mauritanian President, Mohmed Ould Cheikh Ghazouani, on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for a project to rehabilitate and expand the drinking water distribution network in Nouakchott, PANA learned from official sources. When completed, the project will enhance the establishment of a modern water network according to the [...]

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Ziguinchor, Senegal (PANA) - The tense political situation in Guinea-Bissau is beginning to have a negative impact on the country's economic activities as many merchants are beginning to hesitate to bring goods into the area. Dozens of trucks loaded with goods from the Gambia to Bissau via southern Senegal are currently [...]

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Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The Belgian military ship, "Le Godetia", will make a stopover on Wednesday at the Congolese port of Boma, on the Atlantic, where it will unload medical equipment intended for the population of this city, which was the first capital of Congo at the time of the [...]

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Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The Tunisian start-up fund has contracted a loan of 20 million euros from the African Development Bank (AfDB), said the Tunisian Ministry of Development, Investment and International cooperation, in a statement released on Tuesday.     The loan, granted on the sidelines of the "Africa Investment Forum" which is [...]

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Eighty-five wounded persons were hospitalised last Friday and Saturday because of the use of firecrackers and fireworks during the celebrations of the birth of Prophet of Islam, Mohamed (PSL), the Ministry of Health of the National Unity Government announced on Tuesday. In a statement, the ministry said [...]

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Rabat, Morocco (PANA) - The Libyan Minister of Planning, Taher al-Juhaimi,on Monday announced that Libya is reviewing its five-year development plan by redefining the priorities of some 4,000 projects for a global value of US$ 100 billion. Al-Juhaimi, who was speaking at the opening of the first Libyan International Forum on [...]

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Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - President Alpha Condé of Guinea, on Monday announced a minor reshuffle of his government, marked by the return of two former ministers, appointed to the departments of Security and Civil Protection, and Health. A decree, read on public television, gave no reason for the slight reshuffle of [...]

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Guinea (PANA) - Supporters of Guinea's flagship club, Horoya de Conakry, expressed their surprise and concerns on Tuesday a few hours after the club signed a three-year contract with Senegalese Coach Lamine Ndiaye. Despite having an impressive record on the continent, the supporters believe that the "sudden dismissal" of the Franco-Portuguese [...]

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Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - In a statement transmitted Monday to PANA, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has warned Guinean political actors against any escalation of violence in the country where recent demonstrations, which were supposed to be non-violent, caused the deaths of about ten people. The ICC Prosecutor, Gambian Fatou Bensouda, [...]

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Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - The Burundi Football Federation (FFB) on Tuesday released a list of 19 players of the senior women's national team that will take part in the Council for East and Central African Football Associations (CECAFA) tournament against 8 other countries from the member countries of the Association. The [...]

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Reduit, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth, on Tuesday appointed a new cabinet of 24 ministers following his victory in the parliamentary elections on 7 November, 2019, where his party, the Alliance Morisien, gained 42 seats out of the 70 that constitutes Parliament, according to official sources in [...]

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Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Qatar Football Association has invited The Gambia national Under-23 team to play their Qatari counterparts in an international football friendly on Saturday 16 November, The Gambian Football Federation announce on Tuesday. Following the acceptance of the offer, the Gambia will travel to Qatar on Wednesday 13 November [...]

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