SENEGAL | SENEGAL

20-Nov-2014 to 17:34

FAJ Condemns Somali journalist’s killing

APA – Dakar (Senegal) — The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) has condemned what they called the cowardly killing of Somali freelance journalist, Abdirisak Ali Abdi in the central town of Galkayo, Puntland on Tuesday.

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20-Nov-2014 to 12:27

Former Senegalese leader turns down invitation to attend OIF summit

APA-Dakar (Senegal) – — The former Senegalese president, Abdoulaye Wade has turned down an invitation from his successor, Macky Sall to attend the opening ceremony of the 15th summit of the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) scheduled for 29 November in Dakar.

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19-Nov-2014 to 13:48

Gambia must stop wave of homophobic arrests and torture – Amnesty Int’l

APA- Dakar (Senegal) — The arrest, detention and torture of eight people since the beginning of the month as part of a crackdown on “homosexuality” by the Gambian authorities reveals the shocking scale of state-sponsored homophobia, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

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19-Nov-2014 to 12:29

Greenpeace urges West-Africa to stamp out illegal fishing

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Green peace Africa Oceans campaigner, Marie Suzanne Traore has urged countries of the West-African region to introduce effective measures to stamp out illegal fishing in the region’s waters.

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17-Nov-2014 to 21:04

Loans for UEMOA banks topped CFA11 billion in 2013

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The total amount of credits of the banks within the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) advanced to their customers was CFA 11,186 billion CFA francs (about US$22.372) in 2013, APA can confirm from the Abidjan-based UEMOA Bank Commission.

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17-Nov-2014 to 14:58

Senegal experiences increase of industrial activity

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — – Industrial activity in Senegal in September 2014 experienced an increase of 13.7% in production, after having noticeably declined to 8.5% in August 2014, the National Agency of Statistics and Demography (ANSD) reveals on Monday.

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14-Nov-2014 to 21:11

G20 leaders petitioned over Ebola crisis

APA – Dakar (Senegal) — Several international NGOs and charity organizations have issued a joint petition calling on world leaders at the G20 summit in Australia to act immediately to mobilize a robust intervention and roll back the spread of the Ebola epidemic.

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