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ECOWAS emergency disaster management experts meet in Abuja

Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - To strengthen the preparedness and response capacities of West African countries to natural disasters, the ECOWAS secretariat in Abuja, the Nigerian capital city, Tuesday...

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Mauritania

Mauritania launches food bank

Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – About 100 activists from civil society organisations, the government and development partners on Wednesday launched a food bank in Mauritania. “The objective of the...

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Senegal

Senegalese rally around flood victims

Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The people of Senegal have come together in solidarity with the victims of the massive flooding in the country, which left at least nine dead and caused extensive damage. In...

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ECOWAS to hold extra-ordinary summit 26 April

19 april 2012 11:16:04 Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will hold an extra-ordinary summit in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, on 26 April to deliberate on...

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Sudan

UNAMID installs water play pump in North Darfur

Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - An innovative pump, in which water is drawn when children play on a merry-go-round, has recently been installed by UNAMID in Abu Shouk village, near Al Fasher, North Darfur. ...

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Mali

ECOWAS to mediate in Mali crisis

Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) announced on Monday that it will soon launch a mediation process in Mali, where Tuareg rebels have launched a rebellion...

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NEPAD Spanish fund empowers African women with 8.2m euros

Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Women empowerment in Africa has received a boost, with the approval by the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Spanish Fund for African Women Empowerment of 8.20...

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Niger

Development partners to help Niger fight food insecurity

Niamey, Niger (PANA) – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday assured the West African state of Niger that development partners would help it fight food insecurity threatening...

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UNAIDS leverages 2012 Nations Cup to fight HIV/AIDS

Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is to leverage the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations starting on Saturday to pep up the fight against HIV/AIDS on the continent. UNAIDS...

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