SENEGAL | SENEGAL

04-Oct-2014 to 13:46

Part of Senegalese Muslim community celebrate Eid Al Kebir

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s Coordination of the Muslims of Dakar (CMD) and a part of the religious movement Jama’atou Ibadou Rahman(JIR) celebrated Saturday the sacrificial feast of Eid Al Kebir or Tabaski while the majority of the Senegalese will mark it on Sunday.

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01-Oct-2014 to 14:33

Angola, Mozambique eliminated from world women’s basketball tourney

APA-Dakar (Senegal) – — Angola and Mozambique the two representatives of the African continent at the world basketball championships being held in Turkey, have been eliminated from the tournament after conceding their third defeat during the third and last round played on Tuesday.

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01-Oct-2014 to 12:32

WAEMU sanctions free banking services with immediate effect

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The decision by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) to make free, a number of banking services offered to their customers by banks and financial institutions of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is effective as of Wednesday 1 October 2014.

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01-Oct-2014 to 11:16

W/Africa’s BRVM trades 437 284 securities worth over XOF 433.03m

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

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30-Sep-2014 to 13:21

W/Africa’s BRVM trades securities worth over $994 546

APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — A turnover of 129 687 securities worth $994 546 were traded on Monday by investors on the floor of the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone in contrast to $1 340 800 on Friday.

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30-Sep-2014 to 02:50

Mo Ibrahim Foundation records some improvement in Africa governance index

APA- Dakar (Senegal) — The 2014 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), launched on Monday, shows that between 2009 and 2013 overall governance improved on the African continent. However, over the past ten years, the main drivers of this overall positive trend have changed.

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26-Sep-2014 to 20:20

Senegal remembers maritime disaster

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The families of the victims of Senegal’s worst maritime disaster Friday commemorated the 12th anniversary of the sinking of the ferry Le Joola with a call to increase the monthly allowances to orphans left behind by those who died in the tragedy.

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