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    21-Jun-2018 to 13:46

    $1M Global Teacher Prize 2019: Nominations/Applications Open

    APA-Dakar ( Senegal) — Andria Zafirakou, who was awarded US$1M when declared the winner of the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2018 in March, is encouraging African teachers to apply for the 2019 award.

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    21-Jun-2018 to 10:57

    Focus on 31st AU summit: Staying the course to reform the AU

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The institutional reform of the African Union (AU) will once again be a major item on the agenda of its 31st summit, from 25 June to 2 July 2018. This summit, in fact, symbolises one of the outcomes of the reform process, since it is supposed be the last July summit to be held at the level of heads of state and government. Other issues to be discussed include a possible roadmap to define the relationship between the AU and regional economic commu...

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    19-Jun-2018 to 08:05

    Liberia's Weah resubmits Act to establish African Export-Import Bank

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — An act seeking to ratify the agreement for the establishment of the African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK), has been resubmitted to the National Legislature by President George Manneh Weah for ratification.

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    18-Jun-2018 to 19:13

    Cotton: Senegal witnesses drop in April output

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Cotton production in Senegal registered a 52.1-percent decline in the first four months of 2018, compared to the same period last year, according to data by the Textile Fibers Development Company (SODEFITEX).

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    17-Jun-2018 to 19:35

    Senegal suffers dip in economic activity

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Domestic economic activity (excluding agriculture and forestry) in Senegal recorded a contraction of 6.9 percent in April 2018 compared with the previous month, according to the outlook of the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE) seen by APA on Sunday.

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    16-Jun-2018 to 15:52

    Senegal’s leather manufacturing in slight decline

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Leather and goods manufactured with the resource in Senegal dipped 1.4 percent quarter-on-quarter in Q1 2018 compared with the previous quarter, according to data collected by the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE) from the industry.

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    15-Jun-2018 to 17:46

    Senegalese leader reaches out to opposition

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s President Macky Sall has pointed out that it was not too late for those in the opposition, who snubbed a national dialogue on managing the country’s revenue expected from its nascent oil and gas industry.

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