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    • NNPC’s subsidiary, NETCO posts over $21m pre-tax profit

      APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, the National Engineering and Technical Company of Nigeria, NETCO, has posted a profit before tax of N6.75 billi...

    • G/Bissau to hold presidential election on November 24

      APA - Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) — President José Mário Vaz of Guinea-Bissau, in a decree issued Tuesday evening, set the date of the presidential election to 24 November, a 24-hour shift compared to the date previo...

    • Death toll in Mali attacks jumps to 38

      APA - Bamako (Mali) — The death toll of Monday’s attacks on two villages in central Mali has risen from 14 to 38, according to a government statement released Tuesday night in Bamako.


    13-May-2019 to 15:13

    Consumer price inflation within UEMOA increases

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Massamba Sall — Consumer prices in the countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) recorded a year-on-year increase of 0.2 percent at the end of March 2019, APA learned on Monday from the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).

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    10-May-2019 to 16:36

    Poaching threatens African elephants, UN report warns

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty Friday warned that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant.

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    07-May-2019 to 15:59

    Senegalese religious leader Sheikh Béthio Thioune dies

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Demba Dieng — The leader of the Thiantacounes (sect of the Mouride brotherhood) in Senegal, Sheikh Béthio Thioune has passed away in Bordeaux, France after a long illness.

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    06-May-2019 to 19:26

    Senegal: Religious heavyweight gets ten years for double murder

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — Sheikh Béthio Thioune, a religious leader of the Thiantacounes (sect of the Mouride brotherhood), in Senegal has been sentenced to ten years with hard labour for complicity to murder.

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    03-May-2019 to 14:28

    UNSG reiterates commitment to protect journalists

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres in a statement copied to APA on Friday, strongly denounced all forms of violence against journalists, not without warning of the consequences of such acts.

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    30-Apr-2019 to 17:31

    Sub-Saharan Africa: Conflicts cause persistent diminution of GDP - IMF

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembele — Conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa "are responsible for" a significant and persistent decline in per capita GDP, leaving "serious repercussions" on neighboring countries, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says on its April 2019 report on the economic prospects of the region.

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    30-Apr-2019 to 17:13

    Uncertainties cloud sub-Saharan economies - IMF

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembele — Growth prospects in sub-Saharan Africa are "highly uncertain" because they are going through "two trajectories" subject to "headwinds inside and outside," the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warns in its April 2019 report seen on Tuesday.

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