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14 Sep 2009 description

By Kennedy Abwao, PANA Correspondent

Mombasa, Kenya (PANA) - African education ministers kicked off a three-day meeting in Kenya's seaside resort of Mombasa Monday with a plea to the world's richest economies to dedicate at least one percent of their US$1.4 trillion military expenditure to help fight illiteracy in Africa, blamed for fueling conflicts.

Kenya's Education Minister, Prof. Sam Ongeri, told African education ministers meeting here 14-16 Sept.

13 Sep 2009 description

By Fred Cawanda, PANA Correspondent

Mombasa, Kenya (PANA) - Delegates from several African countries in conflict or post-conflict situation started jetting into Kenya's southeastern seaport city of Mombasa Sunday evening for a 14-16 Sept.

28 Mar 2002 description

Blantyre, Malawi (PANA) - The World Food Programme (WFP) said Thursday it was embarking on an emergency food distribution to refugees at a holding camp in Dzaleka, some 40 km outside the Malawi capital, Lilongwe.

19 Sep 2001 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - The Nigerian government Wednesday gave Zambia 92,000 US dollars to help it cope with refugees in the country.

22 Jun 2000 description

Mildred Mulenga
PANA Correspondent

15 Nov 1999 description

KIGALI, Rwanda (PANA) - Africa's human rights situation is continuing to arouse a great deal of concern in several countries, noted the 26th ordinary session of the African Commission of Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) which ended on Monday in Kigali.

20 Jun 1999 description

CAIRO, Egypt (PANA) - The Day of the African Refugee was observed Sunday amid hopes by continent's people for a quick and adequate solution to the prevailing problems affecting refugees and stateless people.

23 Feb 1999 description

News Article by PANA on February 23, 1999 at 09:54:40: