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    04-Feb-2019 to 20:21

    Senegal: Macky Sall boasts of achievements on campaign trail

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembele — President Macky Sall, who will seek reelection when Senegal goes to the polls on 24 February was on the campaign trail in the northwestern town of Kebemer, on Monday afternoon, boasting of his achievements during his first term in office.

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    04-Feb-2019 to 18:03

    Regional research project on migration launched in Dakar

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Edouard Toure — An action-oriented research project on migration covering four West African countries, namely Guinea, Niger, Senegal and Sierra Leone, was launched in Dakar on Monday, APA can report.

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    01-Feb-2019 to 19:06

    ICC: Appeals Chamber orders Gbagbo’s conditional release

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Edouard Toure — The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday ordered the conditional release of detained ex-Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo and his former close aide Charles Ble Goude.

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    01-Feb-2019 to 16:11

    Football: Senegal coach gets contract extension

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembele — The contract of Senegal’s national football coach Aliou Cisse, has been extended by 30 months, the country’s FA confirmed.

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    01-Feb-2019 to 12:05

    Senegal: Fish catches record slight increase

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Massamba Sall — Fish catches in Senegal during eleven months of 2018 recorded a slight increase of 9,536 tonnes in absolute terms compared to the same period of 2017, according to data compiled by the Directorate of Maritime Fisheries (DPM).

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    31-Jan-2019 to 14:29

    Senegal: SAES against blocking press vest distribution

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Ibrahima Dione — The Autonomous Union of Higher Education (SAES), in a statement issued Thursday, denounced “with the utmost energy” the cancellation of the ceremony for the distribution of press vests for use by media professionals accredited to cover the presidential election, whose official campaign period begins on February 3.

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    30-Jan-2019 to 13:57

    UN ECA commends Mauritania for ratifying AfCFTA

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — UN ECA Executive Secretary Vera Songwe has congratulated Mauritania for ratifying the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), as a major project for the region’s economic development.

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