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

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, […]

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. […]

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 […]