17-Feb-2020 to 23:39

Coronavirus: W/Africa in a war of prevention

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Health ministers from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have been meeting in the Malian capital Bamako to set in motion common strategies aimed at staving off the coronavirus.

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13-Feb-2020 to 21:54

Coronavirus: AU wary of economic consequences

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Professor Victor Harison, Commissioner for Economic Affairs of the African Union Commission (AUC), on Thursday in Dakar, called on the governors of African Central Banks to pay attention to the economic consequences of the coronavirus which currently affects several parts of the world.

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07-Feb-2020 to 11:46

FGM still wreaks havoc in Africa, Senegal - Teacher-researcher

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is wreaking havoc in Africa, particularly in Senegal where it affects 26 percent of women aged between 15 and 49, Professor Abdoul Aziz Diouf of the University of Dakar tells the African Press Agency (APA).

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04-Feb-2020 to 23:34

Ebola experience allows for better response to coronavirus - Infectologist

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The coronavirus outbreak, which started in Wuhan, China, is awakening the demons of the Ebola virus in Africa, the experience from which will “necessarily lead to a better response” to this new disease.

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04-Feb-2020 to 23:16

Coronavirus: African airlines ground China-bound flights

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The spread of the coronavirus (25 deaths out of 22,400 cases as of 4 February) has prompted several African airlines to suspend or reduce their flights to China from where the disease originated.

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03-Feb-2020 to 14:39

Africa assesses how Brexit affects continent’s footballers

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU) is expected to change the fate of sportsmen and women, especially African players playing in the Premier League, one of the most highly rated football leagues in the world.

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30-Jan-2020 to 17:26

Bolloré Ports to manage first port terminal in Egypt

APA – Dakar (Senegal) — The consortium composed of Bolloré Ports, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha has signed a concession agreement with the General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone with a view to building, equipping and managing the ro-ro terminal at Port Said in Egypt.

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