SENEGAL | SENEGAL

07-May-2020 to 15:33

Senegal begins clinical trial of Covid-Organics

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s Health Ministry, on Thursday, confirmed that it is starting clinical trials on Artemisia after receiving samples of Madagascar's Covid-Organics, an antidote for the new coronavirus.

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05-May-2020 to 14:23

UEMOA Health Ministers to meet Thursday over Covid-19

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The health ministers of the eight member states of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) are to meet on Thursday, May 7, 2020, to coordinate the fight against the Covid-19, APA learned from the Division of Information, Internal Communication and Public Relations of the Union.

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05-May-2020 to 11:50

Covid-19: Senegal’s rural communities edging on the abyss

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Rural communities in Senegal are in the throes of the Covid-19 crisis, according to Senegalese agricultural scientists Abdourahmane Faye.

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04-May-2020 to 16:58

Covid-19/food security: Researcher states case for urban agriculture

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — To maintain food and nutritional security for African populations, it is necessary to promote urban agriculture that looks beyond crises such as the one caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, if recommendations by Senegalese researcher Sidy Tounkara are anything to go by.

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04-May-2020 to 16:40

Covid-19: Senegal extends state of emergency for 30 days

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — President Macky Sall has extended Senegal's current state of emergency in force since March 23 to another thirty days to tackle the novel coronavirus.

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29-Apr-2020 to 13:43

Covid-19: BCEAO takes five Steps to boost microfinance

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — To mitigate the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the banking system and the financing of economic activity in the West African Monetary Union (UMOA), the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) has taken five measures in favour of microfinance institutions (MFIs), according to its officials on Wednesday.

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24-Apr-2020 to 16:42

Senegal's economy records improved competitiveness

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s economy, in February, recorded gains in price competitiveness to the tune of 0.7 percent in monthly variation, according to data from the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Analyses (DPEE).

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