27-Nov-2021 to 11:41

Senegal switches to energy saving mode

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Senegalese government will implement an ambitious scheme to replace incandescent lamps with low-energy bulbs.

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27-Nov-2021 to 11:07

Nigeria: Activists trigger urgency in war against GBV

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigerian and UN women campaigners have sounded a wary note of “urgency to act” against Gender-based violence (GBV) in all corners of the world.

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25-Nov-2021 to 14:04

AI: Gambia must ensure justice over Jammeh-era crimes

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The human rights watchdog, Amnesty International has urged the authorities in The Gambia to ensure justice is served for victims of 22 years of egregious abuse under former President Yahya Jammeh.

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25-Nov-2021 to 10:38

Gambia: Truth commission to hand in report

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia's Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) will submit its report cataloguing 22 years of human rights violations to President Adama Barrow at State House in Banjul on Thursday.

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24-Nov-2021 to 23:43

US funds new entrepreneurship drive in Senegal

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The U.S. government has just set up a major fund to support young Senegalese entrepreneurs.

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24-Nov-2021 to 23:27

Mali PM scoffs at Ecowas sanctions

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Mali's Prime Minister Choquel Maiga has challenged sanctions by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and France targeting some of the country's authorities.

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24-Nov-2021 to 12:25

Senegal receives €40m for groundnut marketing season

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The amount allocated by the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) will allow the Senegalese National Oilseed Marketing Company (SONACOS) to cover “about 45 percent of the needs” in the 2021-2022 marketing season.

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