SENEGAL | SENEGAL

03-May-2019 to 14:28

UNSG reiterates commitment to protect journalists

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres in a statement copied to APA on Friday, strongly denounced all forms of violence against journalists, not without warning of the consequences of such acts.

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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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