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    14-May-2019 to 17:12

    Senegal ranks 111th among world tourist destinations

    APA Dakar (Senegal) By Demba Dieng — Senegal ranks 111th in the world’s tourist sites, Tourism Minister Alioune Sarr was quoted on Tuesday by the daily Vox populi.

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    14-May-2019 to 16:33

    Senegal abolishes PM's position

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembélé — President Macky Sall on Tuesday signed into law a law abolishing the position of Prime Minister and in the same breath renewed his confidence in the new ministers and secretaries of state before the constitutional review, the presidency announced in a statement quoting the decree.

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    13-May-2019 to 15:13

    Consumer price inflation within UEMOA increases

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Massamba Sall — Consumer prices in the countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) recorded a year-on-year increase of 0.2 percent at the end of March 2019, APA learned on Monday from the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).

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    10-May-2019 to 16:36

    Poaching threatens African elephants, UN report warns

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty Friday warned that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant.

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    07-May-2019 to 15:59

    Senegalese religious leader Sheikh Béthio Thioune dies

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Demba Dieng — The leader of the Thiantacounes (sect of the Mouride brotherhood) in Senegal, Sheikh Béthio Thioune has passed away in Bordeaux, France after a long illness.

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    06-May-2019 to 19:26

    Senegal: Religious heavyweight gets ten years for double murder

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — Sheikh Béthio Thioune, a religious leader of the Thiantacounes (sect of the Mouride brotherhood), in Senegal has been sentenced to ten years with hard labour for complicity to murder.

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    03-May-2019 to 14:28

    UNSG reiterates commitment to protect journalists

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres in a statement copied to APA on Friday, strongly denounced all forms of violence against journalists, not without warning of the consequences of such acts.

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