‘Sanctions Against Zimbabwe Must Go,’ Says Malawi President Banda

Pan African News Wire   President Mugabe explains the importance of small grains to Malawian President Joyce Banda while touring a stand where rapoko was on display at the trade fair in Bulawayo on April 26, 2013. (Picture by Eliah Saushoma), a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. Sanctions must go: Banda…

Oil Minister: Further Sanctions on Iran May Result in Skyrocketing Crude Prices

Oil Minister: Further Sanctions on Iran May Result in Skyrocketing Crude Prices TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qassemi warned the western countries that in case they toughen their sanctions against Tehran, the latter would cut its crude exports to the world markets, which would lead to a hike in global prices unbearable for most…

US Renews Sanctions, Sudan Criticizes Decision

US Renews Sanctions, Sudan Criticizes Decision Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has gained the support from many African and Arab states in light of the International Criminal Court indictment against him. He has dismissed the charges as an imperialist plot to seize the oil wealth of Sudan., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos…

UN chief slams US illegal sanctions against Iran

SOURCE UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says the West’s embargoes against Iran have mainly targeted the livelihood of the ordinary Iranian population. “The sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic of Iran have had significant effects on the general population, including an escalation in inflation, a rise in commodities and energy costs, an increase in the…