Jun 102013

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — More than 40 parliamentarians, government officials and representatives of civil society and national human rights institutions will come together in Dakar on 13-14 June 2013 to identify the best ways of putting the human right to adequate food into practice in the region.   The consultation, […]

May 152013

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — We, the African Development Fund’s Governors, Planning and Finance Ministers from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Senegal and Sierra Leone attended the ADF-13 Presentation Workshop on the Fund’s Priorities and Operational Strategies, in Abidjan, May 14, 2013.   During this important meeting, many issues were […]

May 102013

New IFC Vice President Jean Philippe Prosper Pledges Further IFC Financing in Senegalese Infrastructure Projects DAKAR, Senegal, May 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will further expand its investments in infrastructure in Senegal, as well as continue advising the government on public-private partnerships in infrastructure and other […]

Apr 212013

International Colloquium: “Saint-Louis, Senegal and New Orleans: Two Mirror Cities, 17th-21st Centuries” (April 22-25, 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana) Organized by Emily Clark, Tulane University (New Orleans, Louisiana, United States), Ibrahima Thioub, Centre Africain de Recherche sur les Traites et les Esclavages (CARTE), Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Dakar, Senegal), and Cécile Vidal, École des Hautes Études […]

Apr 112013

DAKAR, Senegal, April 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Hervé Joly visited Senegal during March 27-April 10, 2013 to conduct the fifth review under the three-year PSI (Policy Support Instrument) approved in December 2010. The members of the mission met with the President of the Republic, the […]

Apr 042013

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement, John Kerry, Secretary of State, Washington, DC, April 3, 2013 On behalf of all Americans, I send best wishes to the people of Senegal as they celebrate 53 years of independence on April 4. We congratulate Senegal on having completed last year yet another series of free and fair […]

Apr 042013

Consolidating Democratic Gains, Promoting African Prosperity WASHINGTON, April 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks, Johnnie Carson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, President Ernest Koroma, President Joyce Banda, President Macky Sall, Prime Minister Jose Neves Panel Discussion at the U.S. Institute for Peace, Washington, DC, March 29, 2013   ASSISTANT SECRETARY CARSON: Good morning, everyone. I want to start […]

Feb 192013

Harold Torrence. 2013. The Clause Structure of Wolof : Insights into the Left Periphery. Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 198. John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/ Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/la.198 Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273017 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00 Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273017 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00 Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273017 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 83.00 Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255815 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94 Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255815 Pages: […]

Feb 082013
Senegal: Hissène Habré Court Opens / Extraordinary African Chambers to Try Former Chadian Dictator

PARIS, France, February 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The inauguration of a special court in Senegal marks a turning point in the long campaign to bring to justice the former dictator of Chad Hissène Habré, a coalition of human rights groups said today. Habré is accused of thousands of political killings and systematic torture […]

Jan 242013

DAKAR, Senegal, January 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will further develop its support to SME financing, and will work hand in hand with the Government of Senegal to streamline its investment climate, in order to foster job creation, said Dorothy Berry, IFC Vice-President, Human Resources, Communications, […]