SENEGAL | SENEGAL

18-Jul-2019 to 13:59

Senegalese leader yanked off burning limo

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s President Macky Sall was promptly rescued by his bodyguards after his limousine suddenly caught fire, as he was attending a state funeral for late statesman Ousmane Tanor Dieng on Wednesday.

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16-Jul-2019 to 21:28

Senegalese leader mourns 'exceptional statesman'

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — Senegal's President Macky Sall has described the head of the country’s High Council of Territorial Collectivities (HCCT), Ousmane Tanor Dieng who died on Monday at the age of 72 as a statemen of 'exceptional dimensions'.

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16-Jul-2019 to 14:25

Senegal records slight high increase in tertiary activities

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The tertiary sector in Senegal recorded a slight increase of 0.6 percent, in monthly variation, in May 2019, according to a note from the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Analyses (DPEE) seen by APA on Tuesday.

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15-Jul-2019 to 14:02

Senegal records slight primary sector decline

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The primary sector, excluding agriculture and forestry in Senegal fell by 1.6 percent in monthly change in May 2019, compared to the previous month, the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Analyses (DPEE) says in a note sent to APA Monday.

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15-Jul-2019 to 08:59

Senegal’s Socialist Party stalwart, Ousmane Tanor Dieng dies

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Ousmane Tanor Dieng, the President of Senegal’s High Council of Territorial Collectivities (HCCT) died on Monday at the age of 72 years, in Paris, where he had gone for medical care, media sources told APA here.

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12-Jul-2019 to 12:36

Senegal records 10 percent increase in revenue

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Resources mobilized by the State of Senegal at the end of May 2019 amounted to 990.8 billion CFA francs, representing a 10-percent increase, compared to their level for the same period in 2018, according to data provided by the Direction of Forecasting and Economic Analyses (DPEE) and seen by APA on Friday.

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10-Jul-2019 to 13:40

Benin’s AFCON success sparks voodoo debate

APA - Cotonou (Benin) By Ulvaeus Balogoun — Benin’s stellar performance at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), marked by a historic quarter-final qualification is highly valued by Beninese.

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