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    • WHO urges family support for diabetes patients

      APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — As countries around the world observe “World Diabetes Day,” Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, has stressed the need...

    • Kenya looks to coast guard to stem revenue loss

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya is now set to join a group of elite African countries with highly specialized service guarding territorial waters with the planned launch of the coast guard service, the gove...

    • Kabila's 'anointed successor' consults Namibian leader

      APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, the presidential candidate for the ruling People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy (PPRD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday briefed...


    14-Nov-2018 to 10:48

    Senegal to adopt hazardous waste management law

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Edouard Toure — Senegal will soon have a law on the management of hazardous waste, APA learned Tuesday in Dakar from official sources.

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    12-Nov-2018 to 18:10

    Dakar meeting underscores African women’s empowerment

    APA – Dakar (Senegal) — Strengthening the empowerment of women and girls is a sine qua non to realizing "sustainable development" in Africa, according to Mabingué Ngom, the regional director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

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    12-Nov-2018 to 15:14

    Nigerien street tailors cash in on trade in Dakar

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumou Khary Fall — The residents of Dakar, reputed for their love of fancy clothes, are used to finding their tailors in the tailoring shops found all over the Senegalese capital. However, many are now resorting more and more to the services of a new kind of tailor - the itinerant tailors.

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    08-Nov-2018 to 18:50

    AI demands Mauritanian blogger’s release

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The West African branch of Amnesty International has demanded the release of the 35-year-old Mauritanian blogger, Mohamed Cheikh Mkhaitir, who is detained in his country for publishing a blog deemed blasphemous.

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    08-Nov-2018 to 18:36

    Senegal poll: Macky Sall candidacy set for December 1

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Seydou Gueye, the national spokesman of Senegal’s ruling Alliance for the Republic (APR) has said President Macky Sall is set to be unveiled as the coalition’s standard bearer next month, ahead of presidential elections early next year.

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    07-Nov-2018 to 18:48

    Dakar hosts demographic dividend meeting Monday

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A high-level meeting on "Demographic Dividend and Empowerment of Women and Girls" takes place from 12 to 13 November 2018 in Dakar.

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    05-Nov-2018 to 18:35

    Senegalese leader urges review of peacekeeping in Africa

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — UN peacekeeping missions across Africa need to be reviewed for greater efficiency, Senegalese President Macky Sall said in Dakar on Monday.

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