09-Apr-2021 to 18:53

Africa/Middle East Study: trade grew despite pandemic

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, international trade flows have not decreased as much as expected, according to a global private sector outlook study commissioned by global logistics company DP World and conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit.

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09-Apr-2021 to 18:48

Senegal creates commission to investigate March riots

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The entity that is meant to be “independent and impartial” will work to restore the truth and pinpoint responsibility after the violent protests that rocked the country in March 2021.

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09-Apr-2021 to 18:40

Senegal gearing up for Ramadan amid Covid-19

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Many Muslims are flocking to the markets of the Senegalese capital, Dakar, to do their shopping in anticipation of price hikes generally occurring during the month of Ramadan.

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09-Apr-2021 to 16:45

COVID-19 and W/Africa: 1,551 new cases, 10 new deaths in 24 hours

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has recorded 1,551 new cases and 10 new deaths of COVID-19 in past 24 hours, official figures show on Friday.

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08-Apr-2021 to 20:10

Senegal’s senior examining judge Samba Sall dies

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The senior examining magistrate of the first cabinet of the Dakar court, Samba Sall, died on Thursday in Dakar.

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08-Apr-2021 to 18:47

Niger: New leader forms 33-member cabinet

APA-Niamey (Niger) — Niger's new president, Mohamed Bazoum, has appointed a largely youthful cabinet with emphasis on expertise.

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08-Apr-2021 to 18:37

C/d’Ivoire’s new Defence Minister pledges to fight terrorist groups

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Ivory Coast's new Minister of Defence, Tene Birahima Ouattara who officially took office on Thursday pledged to fight against terrorist and criminal gangs operating in the sub-region.

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