SENEGAL | SENEGAL

26-May-2020 to 17:54

Covid-19: Senegalese start-up invents disinfection gantry

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A Senegalese start-up has developed a smart disinfection gantry that is supposed to be a bulwark against the new coronavirus.

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22-May-2020 to 19:16

UEMOA lenders dish out CFA1,555-bln loans in 2019

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The stock of credits allocated by the decentralized financial systems (SFD) of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) stood at CFA1,555.6 billion (about $2.488 billion) at the end of the fourth quarter of 2019, APA learned on Friday from the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).

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20-May-2020 to 16:47

Senegal: Relying on digital learning to save school year

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Although schools in Senegal are expected to reopen on June 2 for exam classes but in the meantime the Ministry of Education is relying on technology to enable others learn at home.

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20-May-2020 to 11:59

Covid-19 Bonds: Over CFA 1,000 bln mobilized on UEMOA financial market

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — In an attempt to mitigate the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic, UEMOA member states, in collaboration with technical and financial partners, have validated a program known as “Covid-19 Social Bonds” raising CFA 1,172 billion in the process, APA can report.

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20-May-2020 to 11:40

Covid-19 hindering Senegal's local fishing - researcher

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The state of emergency declared by the authorities in Senegal to curb the spread of the coronavirus has slowed down the dynamics of artisanal fishing systems in the country, argues Rouguyatou Ka, a Junior Researcher at the Prospective Agricultural and Rural Initiative (IPAR).

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20-May-2020 to 10:11

UEMOA microfinance institutions collect CFA 1,473 bln in 2019

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The amount of deposits collected by the decentralized financial systems (DFS) of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) amounted to CFA1,473.7 billion (about US$ 2.357 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2019, APA learned from the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).

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17-May-2020 to 20:18

Reflections: What Covid-19 tells us about globalised paradoxes

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — It is difficult to look beyond Covid-19 as it now predetermines our daily lives, writes renowned Mauritanian jurist Mahmoud Ould Mohamed Salah in a personal reflection on the possible fallout from the pandemic.

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