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France adopted the bill rectifying the end of CFA franc

The bill ratifying the end of the CFA franc was adopted on Wednesday 20 May in the Council of Ministers by the French government. This text formally validates the transformation of the West African currency which will change its name to eco. It is a new step after the announcement made on December 21 by […]

Macky Sall calls Senegalese to get along with covid 19

“In the best of cases, COVID-19 will continue to circulate in the country until the month of August, or even September, the Senegalese president said in an address to the nation. President Macky Sall urged his people ‘‘to learn to live in the presence of the virus” as the new phase of the virus ‘‘will […]

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Relatives of coronavirus victims seek justice in Senegal for return of bodies

In Senegal, relatives of nationals who died from the Covid-19 abroad have decided to take their case to the Supreme Court to force the authorities to accept the repatriation of dozens of bodies, some of which have been blocked for weeks. According to the collective, 80 Senegalese died of the coronavirus outside the country, including […]

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Senegal makes largest seizure of cocaine its history

The Senegalese navy seized off the coasts of the African country this week 5.1 tons of cocaine, the largest seizure in the history of the West African nation used as transit by global traffickers. Fouladou, the coast guard, on April 28 at dawn, Le360.ma reports, intercepted a vessel; Ainez, carrying 5.145 tons of cocaine. They […]

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African countries to rescue academic year 2019-2020

The ongoing pandemic has helped the world take cognizance of the importance of online education. This was what the Minister of Education of Tunisia, Mohamed el Hamdi declared as his department signed a partnership agreement with the National TV channel and Radio for the launch of an educational TV channel. As school are closed due […]

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Senegalese President thanks King Mohammed VI for his initiative on unified response to COVID-19

President Macky Sall of Senegal has expressed thanks to King Mohammed VI for his proposal to adopt “a unified and concerted response” to COVID-19 pandemic in Africa, and expressed his will to work to ensure the success of the initiative. The Moroccan Monarch on Monday held phone talks with President Macky Sall and President Alassane […]

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Marseille’s ex-president Pape Diouf dies of Covid-19

Marseille’s ex-president Pape Diouf dies of Covid-19

Former president of French football club Olympique de Marseille, Pape Diouf, has died after contracting coronavirus – the first death in Senegal from the pandemic. The 68-year-old Diouf is Senegal’s first COVID-19 fatality. He was being treated at Fann Hospital in the capital, Dakar. Mr Diouf, a Senegalese national who moved to Marseille as a […]

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Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, others confirm first coronavirus cases

Health authorities in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, Algeria, Egypt, and Nigeria have confirmed first coronavirus cases in their respective countries.   The latest to announce their first cases Monday were Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal.   Italy has been the epicenter of the outbreak in Europe and Africa. According to health authorities in both Morocco and Tunisia, […]

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Egypt keen to export military, civil industrialization know-how to senegal

Egypt Tuesday said it is interested in sharing its military and civil industrialization expertise with Senegal. Mohamed al-Assar, Egyptian Minister of State for Military Production received in Cairo Tuesday Senegalese Minister of the Armed Forces, Sidiki Kaba to discuss joint cooperation in the fields of military and civil industrialization. Assar expressed Egypt’s eagerness to cooperate […]

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Liverpool’s Sadio Mané named African Footballer of the Year for first time

Sadio Mané has been crowned 2019 CAF African Player of the Year. The speedster edged Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah – winner in 2017 and 2018 – and Algeria’s attacker Riyad Mahrez to the prestigious award The Senegal forward received his award from the four-time winner Samuel Eto’o at a star-studded ceremony in the Red Sea […]

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