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    18-Jan-2018 to 13:08

    Senegal: President orders suspension of logging permits in Casamance

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegalese President Macky Sall has asked the government to suspend issuing timber logging permits in Casamance “until further notice”, and to begin reviewing the country’s Forest Code.

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    17-Jan-2018 to 21:28

    Senegal: Planned protest targets Casamance resource plunder

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — A pressure group in Senegal has announced it would spearhead a planned march in the town of Ziguinchor to protest the mismanagement of resources in the country’s southern province.

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    17-Jan-2018 to 10:16

    The AU’s anger at Trump’s derogatory remarks is unusual for an organisation that...

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The reaction of the African Union (AU) to United States (US) President Donald Trump’s latest utterances during a discussion in the White House about migration and refugees came as a surprise to many AU watchers.

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    16-Jan-2018 to 21:55

    Senegal unveils fourth solar power plant

    APA - Thiès (Senegal) — Senegal has a fourth solar plant, worth CFA28 billion inaugurated on Tuesday at Merina Ndakhar (148 km from Dakar) by Prime Minister, Mahammad Boun Abdallah Dionne.

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    16-Jan-2018 to 21:28

    Senegal: Civil service wage up CFA 11bln in November

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s civil service wage bill has increased by CFA11 billion (about $17,600 million) at the end of November 2017, compared to the same period in 2016, the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Planning revealed.

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    16-Jan-2018 to 19:52

    Senegalese hotel closes its doors to Freemasons' congress

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s biggest hotel has closed its doors to a gathering of Freemasons after a strong backlash from faith leaders local media reported.

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    15-Jan-2018 to 19:45

    Senegal: Tertiary industry rallies in November

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The activity of Senegal’s tertiary sector rallied by 11.4 percent in monthly variation in late November 2017, the Department of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE) says on Monday.

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