Senegal

Senegal – African Development Bank Approves US $ 22.56-million Loan

African Development Bank Approves US $ 22.56-million Loan for Senegal’s Community Roads Project TUNIS, Tunisia, July 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group Board (http://www.afdb.org) approved on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in Tunis a US $22.56-million African Development Fund loan to finance Senegal’s Community Roads Project. The Community Roads Project […]

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Canada / Senegal / Diplomatic Appointments

OTTAWA, Canada, July 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today announced the following diplomatic appointments: Philippe Beaulne becomes Ambassador to the Republic of Senegal. Source: APO

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Africa – Orange mobile-to-mobile money transfers between 3 African countries

Orange launches the first offer for mobile-to-mobile money transfers between three different African countries PARIS, France, July 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Orange (http://www.orange.com) is launching a quick and easy international money transfer service at a competitive price called “Orange Money International Transfer”. The offer is available between Mali, Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire.   […]

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West Africa Nations Agree to Phase-Out Inefficient Incandescent Lamps

West Africa Nations Agree to Phase-Out Inefficient Incandescent Lamps / Senegal to Champion ECOWAS Efficient Lighting Initiative DAKAR, Senegal, July 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Government representatives from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have successfully established a regionally coordinated framework to transition to energy efficient lighting. The strategy identifies the complete […]

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Demining on hold in Senegal’s Casamance Region

Demining on hold in Senegal’s Casamance Region ZIGUINCHOR, 24 May (IRIN) – Demining has been halted in southern Senegal’s Casamance Region after 12 deminers were taken hostage by fighters with the separatist Movement of Democratic Forces in Casamance (MFDC) on 3 May. The hostages – all Senegalese members of private South African demining company Mechem […]

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Remarks by President Obama and President Sall of the Republic of Senegal at Joint Press Conference

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Presidential Palace Dakar, Senegal   11:00 A.M. GMT   PRESIDENT SALL: (As interpreted.) Mr. President, Mr. Barack Obama, good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I’m extremely happy to welcome President Barack Obama for his first trip to Africa since his reelection in November last year.   So, Mr. […]

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