SENEGAL | SENEGAL

12-Mar-2020 to 13:14

Senegal's imports down by CFA72bn in January

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal's imports fell by 72.1 billion CFA francs (about US$115.360 million) at the end of January 2020, APA learned on Thursday from the National Agency for Statistics and Population (ANSD).

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07-Mar-2020 to 17:18

Nile dam: Ethiopian withdrawal “worsens the mood of future talks” - Analyst

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — As crucial trilateral talks should have resumed last weekend over the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Ethiopia’s withdrawal from the negotiations ushers in an unexpected turn of events.

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05-Mar-2020 to 13:35

Senegal’s social gatherings risk spreading Coronavirus

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Certain deep-rooted religious beliefs or social representations in Senegal could constitute a risk factor for the spread of the coronavirus, which entered the country last Monday.

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03-Mar-2020 to 21:01

UN urges joint Africa action plan against Covid-19

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System in Senegal, Lena Savelli, on Tuesday in Dakar pleaded for the establishment of a joint action plan to fight the coronavirus (Covid- 19) on the African continent, after six countries confirmed cases of the virus.

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02-Mar-2020 to 17:13

Senegal confirms first coronavirus case

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal's Health and Social Action minister, Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr, on Monday evening, confirmed the presence of the first case of coronavirus (covid-19) in the country.

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02-Mar-2020 to 14:21

Senegal: Leaping from fossil fuel to clean energy

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — In the aftermath of its ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, Senegal is attempting to make a giant leap from fossil fuel to embrace clean energy by more than 90 percent.

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02-Mar-2020 to 12:21

Thies Region as Senegal's renewable energy hub

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Of the nine power plants (solar and wind) that supply clean energy to Senegal, six are situated in the Region of Thies, located 70 km east of Dakar.

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