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    23-Mar-2018 to 12:53

    Road safety given low priority despite increasing casualties – New Study

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Road safety remains a remarkably low political priority in cities around the world, despite the growing number of people killed in traffic collisions, a new study warns.

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    23-Mar-2018 to 11:26

    Senegal: Macky Sall describes AfCFTA as ‘progressive, inclusive’

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s President Macky Sall has said he is convinced of the good economic and political prospects offered by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), describing the African common market project as “progressive and inclusive.”

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    22-Mar-2018 to 11:10

    Today March 22 is World Water Day, Brazil hosts World Water Forum 2018

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The 8th World Water Forum is currently under way in Brasilia, from 18 through 23 March, and coinciding with World Water Day, it brings together world leaders and thousands of experts to mark World Water Day, March 22 of every year.

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    22-Mar-2018 to 10:18

    MAN lauds Buhari’s stand on AfCFTA, says FG should not sign pact

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) in a press release dated March 21 declared that it “strongly supported the move by the Federal Government on its refusal to sign the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).”

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    21-Mar-2018 to 14:38

    Morocco: Currency floatation to boost real estate market - JLL

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Earlier this year, the Moroccan Central Bank (Bank Al-Maghrib) introduced the gradual floatation of the Moroccan Dirham, providing more flexibility to real estate investors and paving the way for a more buoyant real estate market in the year ahead.

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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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    20-Mar-2018 to 12:04

    King Hassan II Water Prize awarded to OECD

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has been awarded the 6th King Hassan II Great World Water Prize by the government of Morocco and the World Water Council (WWC).

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