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    • Senegal: Pharmaceutical imports up CFA2.362 bln

      APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s imports of pharmaceuticals at the end of April 2018 saw an increase of CFA2.362 billion (approximately $4.015 million) at the end of May 2018, APA can report quoting the...

    • Torrential rains collapse Niger homes

      APA-Niamey (Niger) — At least one hundred houses collapsed in Tahouan in central Niger following floods caused by heavy rains on Sunday.

    • eSwatini chases Eskom power supply deal

      APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — As the 25-year power supply deal between eSwatini and South Africa nears expiration, the kingdom has engaged SA power supply Eskom over a possible extension, a senior official said...


    21-Jun-2018 to 10:57

    Focus on 31st AU summit: Staying the course to reform the AU

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The institutional reform of the African Union (AU) will once again be a major item on the agenda of its 31st summit, from 25 June to 2 July 2018. This summit, in fact, symbolises one of the outcomes of the reform process, since it is supposed be the last July summit to be held at the level of heads of state and government. Other issues to be discussed include a possible roadmap to define the relationship between the AU and regional economic commu...

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    25-May-2018 to 10:48

    Keeping the AU relevant to Africa’s citizens - By Liesl Louw-Vaudran

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — As Africa Day is celebrated, debates abound about how to make the African Union more efficient.

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    04-May-2018 to 11:03

    Sierra Leone: Press zooms on parliamentary screening of Cabinet nominees

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Friday editions of papers in Sierra Leone focus on parliamentary screening of presidential nominees for ministerial positions.

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    15-Apr-2018 to 17:37

    US: Beacon of hope turned nightmare for Gambian immigrants

    APA-New York (United States) — A country once widely celebrated as a living beacon of hope for immigrants and refugees fleeing persecution from other parts of the world is fast shedding that reputation for a less affirmative one at least to undocumented migrants.

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    10-Apr-2018 to 10:30

    PSC Interview: Toward a collective ownership of the PSC

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — This month (April 2018), 10 new members will join the Peace and Security Council (PSC). Morocco, which returned to the African Union (AU) in January 2017, will start its first two-year tenure on the council.

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    27-Mar-2018 to 11:16

    The PSC and the terrorist threat: beyond meetings

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Peace and Security Council (PSC) has held several summits to formulate a collective response to the threat of terrorism in Africa. African Union (AU) member states have also adopted various conventions and protocols to combat terrorism.

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    20-Mar-2018 to 14:00

    The Saudis take on Radical Islam: Crown Prince charts course toward moderation B...

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The year 1979 was a watershed for the Middle East. Iranian revolutionaries overthrew the shah, the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan, and Sunni Islamic extremists tried to take over the Grand Mosque of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, Islam’s holiest shrine. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hadn’t been born, but he is fighting the ghosts of 1979 as he dramatically reforms the kingdom.

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