SENEGAL | SENEGAL

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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14-Oct-2014 to 12:06

UN peacekeepers face ‘biggest test’ amid worsening CAR violence - AI

APA- Dakar (Senegal) — The United Nations peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic (CAR) faces its biggest test since being deployed last month, Amnesty International said Tuesday amid reports of armed clashes and sectarian violence in the capital Bangui which resulted in the killing of civilians.

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13-Oct-2014 to 18:01

Djinnit urges peaceful polls across W/Africa

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The United Nations Special Representative in West Africa, Saïd Djinnit has urged countries in West Africa to hold peaceful presidential elections in 2015 and resolve electoral disputes amiably.

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13-Oct-2014 to 15:36

Senegal, Mali pay tribute to dead Senegalese peacekeeper

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — – The Senegalese Armed Forces minister, Augustin Tine and his Malian counterpart, Colonel-Major Ba N’Dao on Monday paid tribute to Sergeant Birane Wane, a Senegalese peacekeeper under the banner of the United Nations’ mission in Mali killed Tuesday in the town of Kidal (northern Mali).

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13-Oct-2014 to 13:22

Modern energy crucial to boosting Africa’s economies-Report

APA-London-(United Kingdom) — Increasing access to modern forms of energy is crucial to unlocking faster economic and social development in sub Saharan Africa, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Africa Energy Outlook report.

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13-Oct-2014 to 12:55

W/Africa’s BRVM trades securities worth over $478 000

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

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