SENEGAL | SENEGAL

17-Oct-2014 to 13:01

W/Africa’s BRVM trades securities worth over $2.185m

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

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16-Oct-2014 to 19:12

Ebola taking toll on Safe Motherhood – UNFPA

APA – Dakar (Senegal) — The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has warned that over 800,000 pregnant women face much greater risk in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone as a result of the deadly Ebola epidemic which has killed over 4, 400 people in the region.

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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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