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07 Dec 1999 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - A total of 52 people were killed by landmines in the eastern Angolan province of Moxico between January and November in the eastern Angolan province of Moxico, the national news agency reported Tuesday.

19 Nov 1999 description

MALANGE, Angola (PANA) - Landmines killed more than 40 people in Angola, including children and elderly, while 19 others had their legs mutilated between January and October, the Angolan News Agency reported Friday.

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.

26 Oct 1999 description

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (PANA) - A group of 10 senior UN officials held talks with the South African deputy foreign minister, Aziz Pahad, on efforts to tighten sanctions against Angola's UNITA.

12 Oct 1999 description

HUAMBO, Angola (PANA) - A vehicle belonging to the International Committee of the Red Cross involved in the delivery of relief aid to displaced people in Angola was destroyed Friday by an anti-tank mine on the Huambo-Petroleo road, the Angolan news agency reported Tuesday, quoting Red Cross officials.

20 Sep 1999 description

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (PANA)- South Africa's deputy foreign minister, Aziz Pahad, has called for increased efforts to find a negotiated settlement to the conflict in Angola.

25 Aug 1999 description

Lewis Mwanangombe, PANA Correspondent

13 Aug 1999 description

Jerome Hule, PANA Correspondent
NEW YORK, UN (PANA) - With its appeal to the international community in support of its humanitarian operations in Africa largely unheeded, the UN said Thursday that a desperate situation faced 12 million victims of war and natural disasters on the continent.

29 Jun 1999 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - The World Health Organization's regional deputy director for Africa, Luis Sambo, arrives in Luanda Wednesday on a five-day visit during which he will hold discussions with Angolan health authorities.

24 Jun 1999 description

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (PANA) - The OAU Commission on Refugees has made a fervent appeal to the international community to give equal attention to refugees and internally displaced persons in Africa as it is being done in other parts of the world.

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.

18 Jun 1999 description

by Alexis Kela
Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - The European Union has given Angola humanitarian aid worth 10 million euros.

12 Jun 1999 description

Jerome Hule, PANA Correspondent
NEW YORK, UN (PANA) - Senior UN officials are scheduled to visit Angola next week in a continuation of talks with the Angolan authorities on the the role of the UN in the country following the termination of its observer mission there in February.

21 May 1999 description

Musengwa Kayaya, PANA Correspondent

17 May 1999 description

WINDHOEK, Namibia (PANA) - Namibia will do anything in its power to help end the war in Angola, foreign Minister Theo-Ben Gurirab said in Windhoek Monday.

13 May 1999 description

LUSAKA, Zambia (PANA) - An Angolan delegation at a Swaziland meeting of security chiefs of Zambia and Angola reportedly declined to discuss Luanda's allegations that Lusaka was aiding UNITA rebels.

08 May 1999 description

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - The Secretary-General of the Organization of African Unity, Salim Ahmed Salim, said in Luanda Friday, that peace will be restored in Angola with or without the leader of the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola, Jonas Malheiro Savimbi.

02 Apr 1999 description

SUMBE, Angola (PANA) - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) Representative in Angola, Francesco Stripolli, has said the country was facing a ''critical humanitarian situation'' with at least 700,000 persons newly displaced by the country's civil war.