SENEGAL | SENEGAL

20-May-2020 to 11:59

Covid-19 Bonds: Over CFA 1,000 bln mobilized on UEMOA financial market

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — In an attempt to mitigate the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic, UEMOA member states, in collaboration with technical and financial partners, have validated a program known as “Covid-19 Social Bonds” raising CFA 1,172 billion in the process, APA can report.

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20-May-2020 to 11:40

Covid-19 hindering Senegal's local fishing - researcher

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The state of emergency declared by the authorities in Senegal to curb the spread of the coronavirus has slowed down the dynamics of artisanal fishing systems in the country, argues Rouguyatou Ka, a Junior Researcher at the Prospective Agricultural and Rural Initiative (IPAR).

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20-May-2020 to 10:11

UEMOA microfinance institutions collect CFA 1,473 bln in 2019

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The amount of deposits collected by the decentralized financial systems (DFS) of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) amounted to CFA1,473.7 billion (about US$ 2.357 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2019, APA learned from the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).

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17-May-2020 to 20:18

Reflections: What Covid-19 tells us about globalised paradoxes

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — It is difficult to look beyond Covid-19 as it now predetermines our daily lives, writes renowned Mauritanian jurist Mahmoud Ould Mohamed Salah in a personal reflection on the possible fallout from the pandemic.

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17-May-2020 to 02:57

World leaders call for free COVID vaccines, treatments

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Incumbent and former world leaders, and experts have jointly made a call to guarantee a free COVID-19 vaccine available to everyone.

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14-May-2020 to 13:53

Covid-19: Senegal FA to resume competitions in November

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) is planning to resume its domestic competitions in November 2020, reports said on Thursday.

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14-May-2020 to 13:49

Senegal’s exports drop by 50 billion CFA francs

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s exports of goods at the end of March 2020 were down by 49.9 billion CFA francs (about $79.840 million) compared with the same period in 2019, the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE) announced.

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