SENEGAL | SENEGAL

15-Jan-2019 to 13:22

President Sall takes delivery of TER, Dakar's new train service

APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Ibrahima Dione — President Macky Sall on Monday afternoon took delivery of engines and coaches for the new Regional Express Train service (TER), which will link Dakar with Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD), a distance of 55 km (comprising 36 km of existing developed infrastructure and 19 km of new line).

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15-Jan-2019 to 11:36

ICC judges order ‘immediate release’ of Laurent Gbagbo

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Laurent Gbagbo ex-President of Cote d’Ivoire has been released from custody, after judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague Tuesday ordered his immediately, according to global news media monitored by APA in Dakar.

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15-Jan-2019 to 09:03

African, traditional rulers, religious heads at Keeping Girls in School Summit

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Sultan of Sokoto (Nigeria), His Eminence Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, together with The Kabaka of Bugundu (Uganda), His Highness Ronald Edward Frederick Kimera Muwenda Mutebi II, Tuesday chaired the ‘Keeping Girls in School Summit’; a convening of African leaders, traditional rulers, religious heads, youth groups, advocates and thought leaders, in Abuja, Nigeria.

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14-Jan-2019 to 17:12

Senegal and EU sign poll observation accord

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — Senegal and the European Union have signed an agreement in Dakar that will allow for the bloc to send observers in next month’s presidential election.

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14-Jan-2019 to 16:58

UEMOA: Business hits favorable trend in November

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Massamba Sall — The business climate in the countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) returned to favorable trends in late November 2018, after a slight blip in October 2018, APA learned Monday from Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).

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14-Jan-2019 to 13:25

Constitutional Council issues provisional list of candidates for presidential el...

APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumar Dembélé — With the presidential election in Senegal set for February 24, and just six weeks away, the Constitutional Council in Dakar on Monday issued a provisional list of five candidates deemed qualified to participate in the scheduled poll.

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14-Jan-2019 to 08:43

ICAO designates South Africa regional provider of space weather data

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has been designated by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) as the regional provider of space weather information to the entire aviation sector using African airspace.

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