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    23-Oct-2018 to 11:56

    Senegal: Victims to campaign for Yaya Jammeh’s trial

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Édouard Touré — Several victims of ex-Gambia leader Yaya Jammeh and human rights organizations are launching on Wednesday in Dakar a campaign to bring him to trial.

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    19-Oct-2018 to 17:35

    Youth Games: 2022 host Dakar handed Olympic flag

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Soham El Wardini, the mayor of Dakar, host city of the 2022 Youth Olympic Games, Friday received the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony of the Games which took place from 6 to 18 October in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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    18-Oct-2018 to 18:47

    Senegal schools: Teachers blamed for 42 percent sexual assaults

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Teachers in Senegal account for 42 percent of cases of sexual abuse in schools, a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) reveals.

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    18-Oct-2018 to 17:39

    Senegal urged to tackle sexual predators in schools

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The international NGO Human Rights Watch, in a report on sexual harassment in schools has called on the Senegalese authorities to put an end to the culture of silence around it and punish teachers guilty of the practice against their students.

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    17-Oct-2018 to 10:40

    Senegal: Zircon exports up by 2.374b fCFA

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Massamba Fall — Senegal’s Zircon exports at the end of August 2018 increased by 2.374 billion CFA francs (about $4.035 million) compared with the same period in 2017, the National Statistics and Demography Agency (ANSD) announced Tuesday.

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    16-Oct-2018 to 18:36

    Senegalese leader urges review of African housing policies

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal’s President, Macky Sall has called for a review of housing policies across Africa to tackle uncontrolled urbanization and head off the economic, social, and ecological imbalances caused by this phenomenon.

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    15-Oct-2018 to 18:49

    Senegal’s public wage bill goes up

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — In accordance with this year’s Finance Act, Senegal’s annual public wage bill will rise to CFA743.4 billion between 2018 and 2019, an increase of CFA 60.4 billion in absolute value and 8.8 percent in relative terms, local media reported on Monday.

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