Jan 052013
 
Africa IMF Reports : Senegal 2012

IMF Reports for Senegal 2012 Press Release: Statement by the IMF Mission in Senegal http://www.imf.org/external/np/sec/pr/2012/pr12179.htm Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under Policy Support Instrument for Senegal http://www.imf.org/external/np/sec/pr/2012/pr12258.htm[Matched: Senegal] IMF Survey: Senegal Positioned to Achieve Long-term Growth Potential Senegal’s political stability and renewed commitment to reform can help the country raise its long-term […]

Dec 282012
 
SENEGAL : Casamance recovers more land lost to landmines

Landmines have long been a big problem in the Casamance region of Senegal, causing dreadful injuries and making the fertile land inaccessible. This recent report via IRIN gives some hope for the future. SENEGAL: Casamance recovers more land lost to landmines ZIGUINCHOR, 27 December (IRIN) – People in at least 44 villages in Casamance, southern […]

Dec 272012
 
Senegal, The Gambia : study abroad program 2013

Senegal & The Gambia: Traditions, Globalization, and Tourism in West Africa Summer C 2013 Have you ever wanted to go to Africa but haven’t had the opportunity to do so? African & African Diaspora Studies Program invites you to Senegal & The Gambia: Traditions, Globalization, and Tourism in West Africa Summer C 2013. This six-week […]

Apr 042012
 

IMF reports for Senegal 2011  Press Release: IMF Mission to Senegal http://www.imf.org/external/np/sec/pr/2011/pr11120.htm Press Release: IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under Policy Support Instrument for Senegal http://www.imf.org/external/np/sec/pr/2011/pr11219.htm Country’s Policy Intentions Documents — Senegal: Letter of Intent, Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies, and Technical Memorandum of Understanding, May 19, 2011 http://www.imf.org/External/NP/LOI/2011/SEN/051911.pdf Country Report No. 11/139: […]

Feb 202012
 
Senegal : Violence in Casamance continues

I’d rather lost touch with events in the Casamance region of Senegal, but an article on IRIN NEWS brings the sad news that violence is increasing again. This conflict has been going on for 30 years. It seems hard to realise this is the same area where my kids went to school, and where we […]

Aug 232011
 

An article on IRIN NEWS, CAMEROON: SMS, singers and nets against malaria, tells of a bednet campaign in Cameroon. As part of the campaign there will be a media blitz reminding people about sleeping under a mosquito net.