23-Jul-2020 to 16:46

IFC injects $4.6b into Sub-Saharan Africa’s private sector

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has invested some $ 4.6 billion in favor of private companies in sub-Saharan Africa, between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020, a statement from the institution to APA on Thursday discloses.

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23-Jul-2020 to 16:25

UEMOA Research Program boosts agriculture, livestock

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) Research Program on Priority Agricultural Sectors (PreFAP) has improved the productivity and competitiveness of five strategic agricultural sectors for food security in the eight member countries of this regional Customs Union, says a report of the institution published Wednesday.

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17-Jul-2020 to 18:25

UN expecting over 15m cases of acute malnutrition in Sahel

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — In West and Central Africa, 15.4 million cases of acute malnutrition in children under five years of age (one third of whom are severe) are expected in 2020, if adequate measures are not put in place as of now, UN agencies alerted on Friday.

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16-Jul-2020 to 16:44

Covid-19: Senegal reopens airport to international flights

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — After closing its airspace for over three months, Senegal began operating regular international flights on July 15, as the European Union would now welcome Senegalese nationals into the Schengen area.

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09-Jul-2020 to 18:05

Senegal’s President tests negative for COVID-19 after quarantine

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s President Macky Sall emerged Thursday unscathed from his fortnight-long isolation after he came into contact with a person who tested positive for the coronavirus.

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09-Jul-2020 to 12:35

Sahel war continues despite Covid-19 - ICRC

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The global ceasefire launched after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has failed to silence the guns of war in the Sahel, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

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07-Jul-2020 to 12:07

Senegal: Ruling party ousts ex ECOWAS MP

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The Disciplinary Committee of Senegal’s ruling ‘Alliance pour la Republique’ (APR) have announced \'axing" from their ranks the second Vice-Speaker of the Senegalese National Assembly, Moustapha Cisse Lo, for insulting fellow party members.

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