Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Niger's ambassador to Libya, Ag Khato, Wednesday delivered a written message to the Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba, on behalf of Niger's President, Mohamed Bazoum, concerning the strengthening of bilateral relations between the two countries. The message also related to the [...]
©- - 25 january 2023 - 19:11:58 - thread Politics (294 words)


Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja for Nouakchott, Mauritania, on Tuesday where he is billed to receive the "African Award for Strengthening Peace". The award is for his leadership role in promoting peace on the continent through regular interventions, counsels and conciliatory position. According to a statement by [...]
©- - 16 january 2023 - 15:24:34 - thread Politics (217 words)


Washington, DC, US (PANA) - US President Joe Biden has reaffirmed his country's commitment to support Libya's stability and the success of the peaceful transition of power. He was speaking during a meeting with Libyan Presidential Council Chairman, Mohamed al-Manfi, on Friday in Washington, D. C.on the sidelines of the US-Africa [...]
©- - 17 december 2022 - 13:42:31 - thread Politics (227 words)


Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - The Gambia has been selected by the Board of Directors of the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) alongside Togo, Senegal, and Mauritania to develop new MCC grant programmes . This was announced by United States President Joseph R. Biden on Wednesday at the U.S.-Africa Leaders summit. He said MCC signed [...]
©- - 15 december 2022 - 10:35:56 - thread Politics (582 words)


Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - Dr. Mamadou Tangara, Gambian's Foreign Affairs Minister, has called for more support for civil society organisations in Africa for growth and partnership to be strengthened between them and governments. He made the call on Tuesday at the opening of the U.S.-African Leaders Summit while delivering the national paper at the civil [...]
©- - 14 december 2022 - 11:24:52 - thread Politics (378 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - The South African presidency has confirmed that President Cyril Ramaphosa will not be attending the African Leaders Summit to be hosted by US President Joe Biden this week. Presidential spokesperson Vincent Magwenya would not divulge reasons why Ramaphosa will not attend the summit, which is [...]
©- - 12 december 2022 - 15:17:08 - thread Politics (201 words)


Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, 11 December, depart for Washington, DC, to join other African leaders at the United States-Africa Leaders Summit. The High Level Meeting, which holds 13-15 December, is at the instance of the United States President, Joe Biden, who looks forward to “working [...]
©- - 10 december 2022 - 16:06:54 - thread Politics (350 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, said here Friday the Arab-Chinese Summit opens prospects for a better future of cooperation and partnership between the People's Republic of China and the Arab world. In a speech at the opening of the Arab-Chinese Summit in Riyadh, [...]
©- - 09 december 2022 - 19:51:07 - thread Politics (796 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, said here Tuesday Libya aspires, within the framework of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) system to have the countries of the region play a greater role in securing its southern borders. This, he observed, would reduce threats [...]
©- - 29 november 2022 - 19:13:44 - thread Politics (662 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, arrived in Nigeria on Monday evening to attend the 16th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC). Leaders of the sub-regional gathering will discuss the contribution to the smooth functioning of [...]
©- - 29 november 2022 - 15:02:50 - thread Politics (191 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Deputy Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Abdallah al-Lafi, has said that Africa needs more work and coordination and the involvement of the private sector in the process of global transformation for its economic development. He said this on Friday in Niamey, Niger, while addressing the  [...]
©- - 26 november 2022 - 14:52:13 - thread Politics (473 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The 18th Summit of the Francophonie opened on Saturday in Djerba, Tunisia, under strict security conditions with the participation of more than 60 high-level delegations, according to the Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Othman Jérandi. Those in attendance at the two-day summit, which was postponed twice since [...]
©- - 19 november 2022 - 17:33:47 - thread Politics (581 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has held talks with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping in Bali, Indonesia, at the G20 Summit. Xi pointed out that China has always viewed China-South Africa relations from a strategic perspective, and stands ready to consolidate political mutual trust with [...]
©- - 16 november 2022 - 11:32:35 - thread Politics (255 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday departed for Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt, to attend the 27th. Conference of Parties (COP 27). He was accompanied by Minister in The Presidency, Mondli Gungubele, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Naledi Pandor and Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment Barbara [...]
©- - 06 november 2022 - 11:58:56 - thread Politics (157 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The League of Arab States has expressed solidarity with the Libyan people and their efforts to end the long-running crisis in the country through a Libyan-Libyan solution. This solution should preserve the country's unity, sovereignty and security, and the security of its neighbours. It should also make the [...]
©- - 03 november 2022 - 05:33:22 - thread Politics (571 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, has called on Arab leaders to adopt a unified Arab position on the situation in Libya, particularly the departure of all mercenaries, foreign fighters and foreign forces from Libyan lands. In his speech on Wednesday to the 31st [...]
©- - 02 november 2022 - 17:52:23 - thread Politics (853 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The work of the 31st Summit of the League of Arab States will start Tuesday evening in the Algerian capital, Algiers, with the ambition to unite the joint Arab action to give a new impetus to the pan-Arab organization and achieve a consensus among leaders on [...]
©- - 01 november 2022 - 19:18:27 - thread Politics (524 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Najla Al-Mangouch, Monday attended the reception ceremony of the chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, and his accompanying delegation in the capital, Algiers, prior to the 31st session of the Arab Summit to be held [...]
©- - 31 october 2022 - 16:40:21 - thread Politics (320 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan issue will be high on the agenda of the 31st Summit of the League of Arab States to be hosted from 1-2 November by Algiers, an official source told PANA here Sunday. Algeria is very involved in the search for a solution to the Libyan [...]
©- - 30 october 2022 - 20:42:48 - thread Politics (1568 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Najla Al-Mangouch is attending the ministerial preparatory meeting of the 31st session of the Council of the League of Arab States (LAS) to be held on 1-2 November, an official source said here Sunday. The session, which will be [...]
©- - 30 october 2022 - 13:27:39 - thread Politics (339 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Najla al-Mangouch, and her Kuwaiti counterpart, Sheikh Salem Abdullah al-Jaber al-Sabah, have reaffirmed their willingness to work together to strengthen their strategic bilateral relations. They also agreed to coordinate on various regional and international issues in support of the [...]
©- - 29 october 2022 - 17:48:11 - thread Politics (121 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Foreign Minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU), Najla al-Mangouch, arrived in Algiers on Friday to participate in the preparatory meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the League of Arab States, ahead of the 31st session of the summit, scheduled to take [...]
©- - 29 october 2022 - 12:13:21 - thread Politics (233 words)


Rabat, Morocco (PANA) - The King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, has received an invitation from Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune to participate in the Arab Summit scheduled for early November in Algiers, the Moroccan Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday. The Algerian Minister of Justice, Abderrachid Tabi, handed over to the Moroccan Minister [...]
©- - 28 september 2022 - 19:54:18 - thread Politics (360 words)


Banjul, Gambia (PANA) - President Adama Barrow Thursday emphasized that the current cost-of-living crisis across the world was a wake-up call for an immediate global response to alleviate the suffering and poverty that held nations to ransom. He said the global inflationary trends, food insecurity, and the energy crisis compounded the [...]
©- - 22 september 2022 - 18:16:11 - thread Politics (729 words)


Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - Guinea is not afraid of the extraordinary summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), scheduled to take place on the sidelines of the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York, government spokesperson Ousmane Gaoual Diallo said Monday on a private [...]
©- - 20 september 2022 - 14:14:32 - thread Politics (267 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, received here on Thursday the Algerian special envoy to the president of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Ibrahim Mourad, with a message from President Abdelmadjid Tebboune. The message included an invitation to Al-Manfi to participate in the [...]
©- - 15 september 2022 - 15:35:41 - thread Politics (227 words)


Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema on Wednesday left for Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), for a two-day summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of State and Government summit. "We have left for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to attend the 42nd SADC Ordinary [...]
©- - 17 august 2022 - 10:43:18 - thread Politics (227 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU), Mr. Abdelhamid Al-Dbaiba, has welcomed the final declaration of the Jeddah Security and Development Summit, in which the leaders renewed their call for unifying military institutions under UN supervision. They also called for the necessity of holding parliamentary [...]
©- - 17 july 2022 - 14:03:28 - thread Politics (359 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The 61st ordinary session of the Economic Comminity of West African States (ECOWAS) opened in Accra on Sunday with a warning that terrorist attacks in the region are now not only focusing on the Sahel, but also expanding to the coastal states such as Togo, Benin and [...]
©- - 03 july 2022 - 13:28:50 - thread Politics (505 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Najla Al-Mangouch, on Wednesday chaired a meeting of the committee formed to prepare logistical issues for the extraordinary summit of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) in the Libyan capital. The Summit will be held in accordance with [...]
©- - 15 june 2022 - 15:26:52 - thread Politics (376 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - West African leaders on Saturday postponed taking decisions on Mali, Burkina Faso and Guinea, whose military juntas have failed to provide acceptable timelines to return their respective countries to constitutional rule. Following their orders last March to the countries on the timelines, the leaders were expected to [...]
©- - 04 june 2022 - 20:46:14 - thread Politics (284 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libya is determined to host an extraordinary summit of the heads of state and government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD) this month. This position was stated by the Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Government of National Unity (GNU), during a [...]
©- - 03 june 2022 - 11:08:33 - thread Politics (339 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Libyan News Agency (LANA) has strongly reacted to some African leaders who, at the African Union (AU) Extraordinary Summit on Terrorism and Unconstitutional Changes in Africa held last Saturday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, accused Libya of being at the origin of terrorism in the region. The [...]
©- - 30 may 2022 - 19:10:33 - thread Politics (1065 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, Friday pleaded for more coordination and efforts for cooperation with Chad on security, surveillance of common borders, the fight against terrorism and organized crime. He made the call during a meeting in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, with Chadian President [...]
©- - 28 may 2022 - 13:36:27 - thread Politics (271 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council and Second Vice-Chairman of the African Union (AU), Mohamed Al-Manfi, said Friday that the humanitarian crisis caused by displacements and illegal migration required the provision of sustainable solutions. Al-Manfi made the call at the 15th Extraordinary Summit of heads of [...]
©- - 27 may 2022 - 20:07:32 - thread Politics (1141 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, arrived on Thursday evening in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, to participate in the two extraordinary summits of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). On his arrival, Mr Al-Manfi was [...]
©- - 26 may 2022 - 23:54:21 - thread Politics (314 words)


Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) - President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday said it was critical that African nations be encouraged to extract oil and gas to confront the reality of energy insecurity. In an address to the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, he said countries across Africa needed [...]
©- - 10 may 2022 - 14:37:56 - thread Politics (241 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States rose from their one-day emergency meeting in Accra on Friday with a demand on the juntas in Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso to come clear on their transitional timelines. Mr Jean-Claude Brou, president of the ECOWAS [...]
©- - 25 march 2022 - 23:16:18 - thread Politics (529 words)


Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) opened a day's emergency meeting in Accra on Friday to discuss the political situations in Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso, which are living under military regimes. In a brief opening comment, Ghana's President and current chairman of [...]
©- - 25 march 2022 - 15:24:42 - thread Politics (163 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - Mali has turned down participation in the emergency summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the country's political situation in Accra on Friday because it is for heads of state and junta leader, Colonel Assimi Goita, had asked to be represented by a [...]
©- - 25 march 2022 - 12:07:47 - thread Politics (213 words)


Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission has invited the Malian transitional president, Colonel Assimi Goita, to an extraordinary summit to be held in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, on Friday. The meeting will start from 2pm Universal Time, ECOWAS said. The summit will also address [...]
©- - 23 march 2022 - 20:16:51 - thread Politics (118 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity Adelhamid al-Dbaiba said Tuesday that the changes in Libya had affected the oil and gas infrastructure. He, however, indicated that the government of national unity had managed to overcome most of the problems and obstacles facing the oil [...]
©- - 22 february 2022 - 15:21:54 - thread Politics (275 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, welcomed South Africa's support to efforts to institutionalize national reconciliation and the return of peace and stability in Libya, stressing the depth of relations between the two friendly countries, and the efforts of the council to develop [...]
©- - 19 february 2022 - 18:33:46 - thread Politics (233 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - On the sidelines of the sixth Afro-European Summit in Belgium, the Chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, has discussed with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AU), Moussa Faki, efforts by the Commission to support stability in the country. The meeting, which took place [...]
©- - 18 february 2022 - 21:18:27 - thread Politics (308 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, met on Friday in Brussels with Charles Michel, President of the European Council, on the sidelines of the sixth Africa-Europe Summit, to discuss the outcome of the Summit and Libyan-European relations. During the meeting, Al-Manfi and Michel discussed [...]
©- - 18 february 2022 - 20:08:19 - thread Politics (284 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi Thursday stressed the importance of "achieving security and stability in Libya, which will have a positive impact on the stability and security of Egypt". This came during a meeting between al-Manfi and [...]
©- - 18 february 2022 - 15:32:11 - thread Politics (355 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisian President Kaïs Saied will travel to Belgium to attend the sixth European Union-African Union Summit, scheduled for 17 and 18 February, 2022, in Brussels, an official statement said. In addition to his participation in the Summit, the Tunisian head of state will have a series of [...]
©- - 16 february 2022 - 19:35:25 - thread Politics (174 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Manfi, will travel on Wednesday to the Belgian capital, Brussels, to attend the African Union/European Union (AU/EU) Summit. Mr. al-Manfi will take part in the summit to be held on 17 - 18 February at the European Union headquarters [...]
©- - 16 february 2022 - 15:01:25 - thread Politics (293 words)


Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - The chairman of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, received on Tuesday the European Union (EU) ambassador to Libya, José Sabadell, an official source here said. The envoy briefed Al-Manfi on the agenda of the upcoming Africa-Europe Summit to be held in Brussels, said a statement from [...]
©- - 08 february 2022 - 15:06:52 - thread Politics (457 words)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – African leaders will hold an emergency Summit on terrorism and the fight against bad governance and unconstitutional change of government in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, a senior African Union (AU) official said on Sunday. The decision to hold the Special Summit on terrorism and the unconstitutional change [...]
©- - 07 february 2022 - 22:22:50 - thread Politics (824 words)