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    08-Jan-2019 to 16:58

    Egypt promises ‘flawless’ AfCON 2019

    APA – Dakar (Senegal) By Oumar Dembele — Egyptian football chiefs who showed up at a CAF executive meeting in Dakar, Senegal have vowed to organize a ‘flawless’ Africa Cup of Nations after securing the right to host the tournament later this year.

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    08-Jan-2019 to 14:30

    AfDB approves US$14.12M for Nigeria’s membership in ATI

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its trade finance operations has approved a US$14.12 million facility to support Nigeria’s membership in the African Trade Insurance (ATI) agency.

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    08-Jan-2019 to 13:19

    Egypt to host 2019 AfCON - Official

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumar Dembélé — The organization of the 32nd edition of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (CAN) has been entrusted to Egypt, the president of the Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad, announced Tuesday in Dakar.

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    07-Jan-2019 to 18:15

    World Bank boss in shock resignation

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The World Bank Group has confirmed that its president Jim Yong Kim is unexpectedly leaving his post early next month.

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    04-Jan-2019 to 18:25

    Senegal magistrates urge autonomy for public prosecutors’ office

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — The President of the Union of Magistrates of Senegal (UMS), Souleymane Téliko, told APA’s Grand Oral that his wish to see the prosecutors benefit from more independence in order to intervene quickly in the resolution of disputes.

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    03-Jan-2019 to 15:55

    ‘So far Senegal’s electoral process is reliable’ - Souleymane Téliko

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumar Dembélé — The electoral process in Senegal is “reliable,” if we take into account the stage from the polling stations to the proclamation of the results, the president of the Union of Magistrates, Souleymane Téliko, has argued.

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    03-Jan-2019 to 15:09

    Senegal: Khalifa Sall remains in prison, Supreme Court dismisses appeal

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Oumar Dembélé — The Supreme Court in Senegal Thursday dismissed the appeal of former Dakar mayor Khalifa Sall, who challenged his five-year sentence and a fine of more than one billion CFA francs imposed by the Court of Appeal for “fraud involving public funds.”

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