SENEGAL | SENEGAL

18-Sep-2019 to 12:35

Senegal gives foretaste of China’s 70th anniversary

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — To mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1, its embassy in Senegal began the festivities on Tuesday in Dakar in the presence of several personalities, including Sino-Senegalese officials who took the opportunity to highlight their strong bilateral relationship.

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17-Sep-2019 to 14:19

Four drown in Senegal boat tragedy

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Thirty-seven people of different nationalities were evacuated Tuesday morning from the Sarpant islet off the coast of Dakar, Senegal, where they had spent the night after their canoe capsized, drowning four of its passengers.

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17-Sep-2019 to 13:29

Senegal to play Brazil in football friendly

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s national football team, the Terang Lions will face Brazil in a friendly on October 10 in Singapore, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) confirmed from its Twitter handle on Tuesday.

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11-Sep-2019 to 16:43

Senegal: Where local soaps outshine foreign telenovelas

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — In recent years, local television series in Senegal have managed something of a big resurgence, casting a shadow on foreign soap operas, which enjoyed success in the past.

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09-Sep-2019 to 17:58

Senegal: Ashura celebration with hints of paganism

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The Muslim community in Senegal celebrate Ashura, also known locally as "Tamxarit" a feast which gradually loses its splendor due mostly to the pressure of Muslim clerics who constantly denounce its pagan side.

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09-Sep-2019 to 12:26

Senegalese households’ savings capacity down -Survey

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The current savings capability of Senegalese households decreased by 2.8 points in the second quarter of 2019, compared to the previous quarter, according to a recent survey by the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies.

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27-Aug-2019 to 12:07

Senegal’s rice imports down

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s rice imports in June 2019 decreased by 4.877 billion CFA francs,(about $8.290 million), compared to May 2019, according to a note from the National Agency for Statistics and Population (ANSD) copied to APA on Tuesday.

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