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    • Nigeria: INEC conducts rerun polls in 5 states

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — A total of 396,613 registered voters on Saturday trooped out to vote in the rerun elections in five states, following the declaration of some governorship elections in the affected...

    • Football: Kenyan outfit sign Rwandan defender Kayumba

      APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Kenyan first division side AFC Leopards on Saturday announced the signing of 25 year-old Rwandan defender Soter Kayumba for an undisclosed fee.

    • Rwandan court frees 22 suspected jihadists

      APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan High Court has released 22 suspected jihadists who were arrested in 2016 over their alleged involvment in terrorist attacks in the country, a judicial source confirmed...


    16-Oct-2014 to 14:51

    African social forum calls for continent’s emergence into BRICS model

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — – Most of our countries believe in Africa’s emergence in the same model of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), Mrs Aminata Traore a member of the organizing committee of the African Social Forum (ASF) and Mali’s civil society declared Thursday.

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    16-Oct-2014 to 13:01

    Senegal: alleged killer of student Bassirou Faye placed in custody

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — - The policeman who allegedly shot the University of Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) student Bassirou Faye on 14 August 2014 during clashes between the students and security forces, has been identified and under arrest, according to the Prosecutor General Serigne Bassirou Gueye.

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    16-Oct-2014 to 11:52

    W/Africa’s BRVM trades securities worth over $1.784m

    APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — The Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone closed its trading session on Wednesday, lower than the previous day.

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    15-Oct-2014 to 14:56

    Over CFA 100b spent by Senegal for crude oil discovery - official

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) – — Over CFA100 billion francs ($200m) has been spent to prospect for crude oil in Senegal, the General Manager of the Senegalese oil company (Petrosen), Mamadou Faye told a press conference on Wednesday.

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    14-Oct-2014 to 16:34

    Family-oriented farming global employer - FAO

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Family-oriented farming generates the most jobs across the planet, according to Dr Vincent Martin, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization representative.

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    14-Oct-2014 to 12:06

    UN peacekeepers face ‘biggest test’ amid worsening CAR violence - AI

    APA- Dakar (Senegal) — The United Nations peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic (CAR) faces its biggest test since being deployed last month, Amnesty International said Tuesday amid reports of armed clashes and sectarian violence in the capital Bangui which resulted in the killing of civilians.

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    13-Oct-2014 to 18:01

    Djinnit urges peaceful polls across W/Africa

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The United Nations Special Representative in West Africa, Saïd Djinnit has urged countries in West Africa to hold peaceful presidential elections in 2015 and resolve electoral disputes amiably.

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