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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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    30-Apr-2019 to 14:56

    Senegal to observe lunar crescent on May 5

    APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — Senegal will on May 5 observe the lunar crescent whose appearance marks the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, Senegalese Association for the Promotion of Astronomy (ASPA) said on Tuesday.

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    29-Apr-2019 to 15:02

    Dakar: Bomb scare as suspicious suitcase found

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A suitcase discovered in downtown Dakar on Monday morning caused public panic before police intervened only to realize that the suspicious package contained innocuous clothes.

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    26-Apr-2019 to 14:29

    Senegal’s parliament to debate on elimination of PM position

    APA – Dakar (Sénégal) — Senegal’s National Assembly will hold a plenary session on May 4th to debate the elimination of the Prime Minister position, a bill initiated by President Macky Sall.

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    25-Apr-2019 to 20:53

    Sahel agro-pastoral resilience project launched

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched the GLONET Sahel project in Dakar, Senegal on the inauguration of its subregional office for the resilience of cross-border agropastoral populations to food crises, aligning responses to multiple vulnerabilities for the long term, APA reports.

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    18-Apr-2019 to 18:32

    Poor cooperation undermines Francophone firms - Official

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Abdourahmane Diallo — The Secretary of State in charge of Senegalese abroad, Moses Sarr, Thursday lamented "the lack of cooperation" between companies in the French-speaking world and called for the establishment of a sustained and fruitful partnership between them.

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