SENEGAL | SENEGAL

29-Nov-2014 to 13:23

Dakar’s int’l conference venue named after Abdou Diouf

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal's President Macky Sall has named the international conference venue hosting a summit of Francophone leaders after Abdou Diouf, the outgoing Secretary General of the French-speaking bloc.

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29-Nov-2014 to 12:54

Senegal: 15th Francophone summit opens in Dakar

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Some thirty heads of state and government Saturday witnessed the official opening of the 15th summit of the International Francophone Organization (OIF) in the Senegalese capital Dakar.

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28-Nov-2014 to 21:42

Francophonie urged to help structure African art

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) should help member countries restructure their art sector to allow them to turn towards cultural development, Yacouba Konate, the General Manager of the African Market for Performing Arts (MASA) in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire said.

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28-Nov-2014 to 12:42

Senegal: OIF parallel summit organizers decry ban

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Political activists in Senegal have complained about a possible ban by the Dakar Prefecture from holding parallel activities against the 15th Summit of the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) on 29, 30 November, accusing the state of showing a heavy hand.

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26-Nov-2014 to 20:31

Senegal, Indian firm settle case out of court

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s Economy, Finance and Planning Minister, on Wednesday spelled out before MPs the terms of the agreement signed between the government and the Indian steel giant Arcelor Mittal, which was taken to court after failing to keep its promise.

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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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