SENEGAL | SENEGAL

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.

Read more

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.”

Read more

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.

Read more

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).

Read more

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.

Read more

21-Nov-2014 to 11:22

Senegal’s economy to grow by 5.4 percent next year-Official

APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — Senegal’s economy is expected to grow by 5.4 percent next year, Serigne Moustapha Sene, head of the forecast and economic studies office said on Thursday.

Read more

20-Nov-2014 to 17:46

APIX outs Francophonie economic forum challenges

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The National Agency in charge of Investment Promotion and major Projects (APIX) on Thursday presented in Dakar the challenges of the Francophonie’s first economic forum scheduled for 1 and 2 December 2014 in the Senegalese capital.

Read more