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    12-Sep-2014 to 18:37

    W/Africa’s BRVM trades 169 122 securities worth $1.5 million

    APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — A turnover of 169 122 securities worth $1.5 million were traded on Thursday by investors on the floor of the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone in contrast to $814 000 on Wednesday.

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    11-Sep-2014 to 17:59

    W/Africa’s BRVM trades 57 967 securities worth $814 000

    APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — A turnover of 57 967 securities worth $814 000 were traded on Wednesday by investors on the floor of the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone in contrast to $911 000 on Tuesday.

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    11-Sep-2014 to 12:39

    Anti-smoking campaign launched in Francophone Africa

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) – — The first regional media anti-tobacco campaign has been launched in French-speaking African countries covering Senegal, Benin, Cote d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso, according to a statement made available to APA Thursday.

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    10-Sep-2014 to 18:16

    W/Africa’s BRVM trades 54 893 securities worth $911 000

    APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — A turnover of 54 893 securities worth $911 000 were traded on Tuesday by investors on the floor of the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone in contrast to $539 000 on Monday.

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    10-Sep-2014 to 10:03

    Gambian leader urged to reject homophobic law

    APA- Dakar (Senegal)– — President Yahya Jammeh of the Gambia should not sign a new Criminal Code amendment that would increase the punishment for “aggravated homosexuality” to life in prison, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

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    10-Sep-2014 to 08:49

    Ebola-hit Guinean treated in Dakar has been cured - official

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) – — The results of the two last tests on the Ebola-hit Guinean national admitted into Fann hospital in Dakar since late August have proved negative, according to Dr Pape Abdoulaye Diack, the Director of Health at the ministry of Health and Social Action.

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    09-Sep-2014 to 15:47

    Ebola death toll climbs to 2, 288 - WHO

    APA – Dakar (Senegal) — The overall death toll from West Africa’s Ebola epidemic has climbed to 2, 288, according to the World Health Organisation.

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