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Friday, 09-19-14, 14:06Supported By USAID Guarantee, City of Dakar Announces First West African Municipal Bond At USAID Frontiers in Development[USAID]Washington, DC -The City of Dakar announced today its plans to issue the first non-sovereign-backed municipal bond in all of Sub-Saharan Africa outside of South Africa. The $41.8 million bond, backed by a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Development Credit Authority bond guarantee, will raise funds for the construction of a marketplace for more than 3,500 street vendors. read more...
Thursday, 09-18-14, 9:35Former Minister Appears in Court After 21 Days in Detention[MFWA]Samuel Amèth Sarr, a former Minister of Energy under the presidency of Abdoulaye Wade, appeared in Court on charges of libelling Senegalese President Macky Sall on 10th September, 2014. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 14:50The EU's Response to Help Fight the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa[EASS]Brussels -What is the situation with the Ebola outbreak? read more...
Friday, 09-12-14, 13:56Fifth Kombo Scout Group Summer Camp Ends in Senegal[Daily Observer]5th Kombo Scout Group in Jeshwang recently concluded a two-week summer camp with their Senegalese counterparts, at St Louise and Dakar, the capital of Senegal, respectively on the theme; "scouting for Senegambia Integration". read more...
Friday, 09-12-14, 8:05Activists Push for Looser Abortion Laws in Senegal[VOA]Dakar -Senegalese health workers and activists are demanding women be allowed access to medically safe abortions in certain cases, such as rape or under-age pregnancies. "Secret" abortions are now one of the leading causes of maternal death in Senegal and forced pregnancies have led to an increase in infanticide. read more...
Thursday, 09-11-14, 9:31Senegal See-Off Botswana in Gaborone[CAF]Senegal continued their winning spree beating Botswana 2-0 away in Gaborone in their Group E clash on Wednesday. read more...
Monday, 09-08-14, 20:39On International Day, Unesco Chief Says Literacy Not Only Improves Lives, It Saves Them[UN News]With one in four young people - 175 million adolescents - unable to read a single sentence, International Literacy Day is an opportunity to remember one simple truth: literacy not only changes lives, it saves them, said the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). read more...
Monday, 09-08-14, 12:22Text Messages - a New Way to Fight Hunger in Senegal[WFP]Adama Sow cannot believe it. She has just received a message from Orange Money, the mobile phone company's money transfer service, giving her a credit of 45,000 FCFA - an amount that can be used to purchase food from the shopkeeper in her neighborhood. Out of the 350,000 people that WFP supports, 55,000 like Adama will receive messages like this. read more...
Saturday, 09-06-14, 19:41Teranga Lions Roar Past Pharaohs[CAF]Senegal got off their campaign to a winning start, beating Egypt 2-0 in their Group E clash on Friday in Dakar. read more...
Friday, 09-05-14, 12:06Ebola Spreads to Senegal[Premium Times]The Ebola virus has spread to Senegal, the country's health ministry confirmed Friday. read more...

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