Oil production resumed on Saturday in the oil field of al-Charara in the south after months of closure because of the protest movements held by local inhabitants, sources from the National oil company (NOC) said.
Panel investigates human rights violations in CAR - Mr. Bernard Acho Muna, Chairman of the International Commission of Inquiry in the Central African Republic (CAR), on Monday in New York warned that the spread of hate speech and the collapse of law and order in the strife-riven country might have caused grave human rights violations, including genocide.
Libyans denounce illegal sale of crude oil - Libyan authorities have put in place a mechanism to prevent attempts by armed groups to illegally export the country's oil at the 'al-Sidera' port in the eastern part of the country, PANA learnt from official sources.
The American Citizens Services office at the U.S. Embassy in Banjul, The Gambia, Monday announced that two American citizens are missing in the country.
Gender Based Violence (GBV) - Zambian President Michael Sata has said there is need for the country’s criminal justice system to be equal to the task of fighting Gender Based Violence (GBV) to ensure citizens enjoy their freedoms and rights.
Football - The Round of 16 qualifiers for the 2014 CAF Confederation Cup have emerged, following return leg matches in the Round of 32 played across Africa over the weekend. Following are the full results:
Champions League - Defending champion Al Ahly of Egypt, fellow Egyptian club Zamalek and Nkana FC of Zambia are among the teams that cruised into the round of 16, following return leg matches in the first round of the CAF Champions League over the weekend.
The African Union launches Internet Exchange Point in Namibia - The African Union Commission (AUC) has launched the Internet Exchange Point in Namibia to contribute to bringing efficiency in the routing of intra-country internet traffic.
There were disturbing scenes in the North Gauteng High Court on Monday when murder accused Oscar Pistorius retched loudly in the dock as evidence about the horrific wounds on his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp’s body were read out.
Football - Two Cameroonian clubs, Union Sportive of Douala and Asters FC, were eliminated from the CAF Confederation Cup and CAF Champions League, respectively, during the round of 32 matches played across Africa over the weekend.
The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) is to hold an Agricultural Research for Development (AR4D) Consultative Roundtable and a side event on the Science Agenda in Africa 17-18 March in Durban, South Africa.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was due to leave Monday for a four-day state visit to Ethiopia to boost bilateral relations. The Kenyan leader is visiting the Horn of Africa neighbor in a mission packed with national and regional security agenda.
South Africa's Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has once again taken aim at Israel, saying its racially-segregated roads and housing were a reminder of the conditions experienced in Apartheid South Africa.
Curepipe, Mauritius - The Association of Port-Louis 2000 (ASPL) won the Republic Cup in Mauritius Sunday after beating Curepipe Starlight 1-0 at the George V stadium in Curepipe, in the south of the island.
Nouakchott, Mauritania - French Minister of Labour, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue Michel Sapin has expressed his wish to see the Mauritanian government further decentralise local governments.
Lomé, Togo - The Togolese Tennis Federation (TTF) is bent on popularising the game in 2014 through the organisation of mini tennis tournaments, the federation said in a document made available to PANA here at the weekend.
Yaoundé, Cameroon - Four Cameroonian cyclists have been disqualified from the ongoing international cycling tour of Cameroon for violating the regulations of the International Cycling Union.
Congo, a member of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), has been participating in the African-led International Support Mission in the CAR (MISCA), which is aimed at restoring peace and stability in its neighbour since the coup in the country in March 2013.
Tripoli, Libya - Libyan government forces and loyal militia fighters have besieged a North Korea-flagged tanker that a rival militia hoped to use to export oil in defiance of central authorities.
2014 CAF Confederation Cup matches - The following are the results of the 2014 CAF Confederation Cup matches played on Sunday.