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    • NNPC’s subsidiary, NETCO posts over $21m pre-tax profit

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, the National Engineering and Technical Company of Nigeria, NETCO, has posted a profit before tax of N6.75 billi...

    • G/Bissau to hold presidential election on November 24

      APA - Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — President José Mário Vaz of Guinea-Bissau, in a decree issued Tuesday evening, set the date of the presidential election to 24 November, a 24-hour shift compared to the date previo...

    • Death toll in Mali attacks jumps to 38

      APA - Bamako (Mali) — The death toll of Monday’s attacks on two villages in central Mali has risen from 14 to 38, according to a government statement released Tuesday night in Bamako.


    25-Nov-2014 to 19:30

    OIF standing committee begins working sessions in Dakar

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The working session of the Francophonie Standing Committee (CPF) began Tuesday at the newly-inaugurated Dakar International Conference Center (CICD) in Diamniadio (30 km from Dakar) in the presence of the body’s Secretary General, Abdou Diouf.

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    25-Nov-2014 to 17:46

    EU increases emergency aid to displaced persons in north-east Nigeria

    APA-Dakar, (Senegal) — – The European Commission is giving €5 million to step up its humanitarian assistance to the people displaced by the conflict in the Nigerian states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, APA learns here.

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    25-Nov-2014 to 17:20

    Ivorian footballer caught trying to smuggle woman on board a private flight

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Ivorian footballer, Gervinho has been allegedly caught trying to smuggle a woman on board a private plane he hired to take him from the Ivory Coast, where he played for the national team, to Roma, where he had to join back up with his club.

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    24-Nov-2014 to 16:28

    Corruption prolongs W/African poverty - Anti-graft official

    APA- Dakar (Senegal) — The Regional Justice Advisor at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Regional Office for West and Central Africa has described all forms of corruption in the region as “vicious and effectively prolonging unjustifiable levels of poverty in the 21st century.”

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    21-Nov-2014 to 20:17

    Senegal: Ebola treatment requires speed, vaccines - Researchers

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Confronted with the Ebola epidemic, West African countries need to act fast and utilize ethical values required to put in place effective treatment regimes and vaccines, African medical researchers said in Dakar on Friday.

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    21-Nov-2014 to 15:20

    Senegal’s business climate records weak growth

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) – — The business climate in Senegal recorded a weak growth in the month of September 2014, according to a survey of the Dakar-based Directorate for Prevision and Economic Studies (DPEE).

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    21-Nov-2014 to 13:06

    MSF staff member evacuated from Mali for exposure to Ebola

    APA- Dakar (Senegal) – — The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has confirmed that one of its international staff members, a Spanish national, has been evacuated from Mali to Spain as a precautionary measure following an exposure incident.

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