In 1991, PANA
had only four correspondents in Africa; by last December, there were 35 independent correspondents filing exclusively for PANA
recalls that late January, West Africa and the EU resumed their suspended EPA negotiations for the creation of a free trade area with a four-day senior officials' meeting in Dakar.
reports that many towns near the Tanganyika Lake lack water supply and are often breeding grounds for cholera.
learnt that sessions at the conference would include an overview of West AfricaaACAOs changing financial landscape, lessons from international experience for the supervision and regulation of cross-border banking and opportunities for increased infrastructure financing.
reported that both Sudan and US are not signatories to the Rome Statute that created the ICC.
reported that two co-chairs were elected for the committee at the opening session: Mr.
The state has been the pilot of good innovation from time immemorial and this is also another feather to the cap of the state government," Tokunbo Daramola, one of the first sets of commuters to use the ticket, told PANA
Nigeria has been hit by the scarcity of aviation fuel, called Jet A-1, triggering flight delays in some of the nation's airports, PANA
has learnt from airport officials in the economic capital city ofEeEeLagos.
South Africa, one of the three countries to be visited by US President Barack Obama during his ongoing African swing, is ready for the visit, which commences Friday, PANA
reported President Obama, accompanied by his family, senior advisers and a business delegation, will be making his second visit to South Africa, but his first as US Head of State.
The statement, obtained by PANA
in New York, said that Lagarde made the remarks at the weekend during the IMF headquarters in Washington DC, US, after she held discussions with an Egyptian delegation, led by the Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt, Hisham Ramez.
In a statement, made available to PANA
in New York on Saturday, the IMF stated: "on Friday, the Fund formally recognized the Federal Government of Somalia, headed by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, paving the way for the resumption of relations after a 22-year interval.
The second edition of a National Job Fair opened Wednesday in the Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott, attended by several ministers, civil servants and the private sector, PANA