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IMF Executive Board Completes the Fourth Review Under the Policy Coordination Instrument and the First Reviews Under the Stand-By Arrangement and the Arrangement Under the Standby Credit Facility, and Concludes the 2021 Article IV Consultation for Senegal

Senegal’s three-year PCI was approved on January 10, 2020

Recent indicators suggest that a strong recovery is underway, driven by industrial production, services, and retail activity. COVID-19 case numbers remain comparatively low and about 14 percent of the adult population is vaccinated. Performance under the program remains satisfactory. Concurrently with the PCI, the SCF/SBA arrangements are helping support the…

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Meeting of Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu with Antoine Felix Diome, Minister of Interior of Senegal, 5 January 2022

Minister Çavuşoğlu also had a meeting with Mustafa Elgelaib, newly appointed Ambassador of Libya in Ankara

On 5 January 2022, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met with Antoine Felix Diome, Minister of Interior of Senegal, and discussed our bilateral cooperation, especially the fight against terrorism and our trade relations. Later, Minister Çavuşoğlu also had a meeting with Mustafa Elgelaib, newly appointed Ambassador of Libya in Ankara and…

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Finalists for The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper and The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper announced

These two awards are given to the outstanding goalkeeper in women’s and men’s football as voted for by an international jury respectively

The final nominees for The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper and The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper have been revealed; tomorrow, FIFA will announce the finalists in the coaching categories; the virtual awards ceremony will be broadcast live from the Home of FIFA in Zurich on 17 January. FIFA has announced the…

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TİKA Continues to Support Capacity Building in Emergency Medicine in Africa

A total of 800 people have been given the Introduction to Disaster and Emergency Response Training, developed by the Training Projects Coordination Unit at TİKA as part of ATKAP

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) held the “Introduction to Disaster and Emergency Response Training (ADG+)” for 45 healthcare providers from 9 African countries in cooperation with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Turkey as part of the Emergency Medicine Capacity Building Program (ATKAP). In the first phase…

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State Visit of President of the Republic of South Africa his Excellency Mr. Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa to Ghana on 3rd-6th December 2021

President Ramaphosa undertook the State Visit to Ghana from 4th to 5th December, 2021, on the third leg of a four-nation visit to West Africa which includes Nigeria, Cote D’Ivoire and Senegal

President Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa arrived in Accra, Ghana on the evening of Friday 3rd December, 2021, at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo. The State Visit was from 4th to 6th December, 2021. He arrived in Ghana after taking similar visits to…

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Elevating Digital Payments For a Cashless Future in Africa (By Akshay Grover)

Africa has always been at the forefront of the payments space led by mobile money services since 2010

By Akshay Grover, Cellulant Group CEO COVID-19 has propelled the adoption of digital payment platforms for millions of people across the African continent. The need for contactless methods of making transactions, transformed what was once a nice-to-have into a necessity.  Indeed, whereas the pandemic has bolstered the adoption of digital payments…

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The Power of Plastic Surgery: R.E.S.T.O.R.E Worldwide Inc., the Foundation for Reconstructive Surgery Transforms 111 Lives in Senegal Amidst the Omicron Panic

Due to the current wave of COVID-19 Omicron variant, safety precautions were amplified and implemented on site

The R.E.S.T.O.R.E Worldwide Inc. (www.RESTOREWorldwide.org) team of healthcare volunteers in collaboration with Hôpital Principal de Dakar (HPD), and LocAfrique, a leading leasing financial institution in Senegal has impacted lives and left many communities in Senegal with smiles and hope. This year’s team comprised of 26 healthcare volunteers from five different…

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Accelerating aviation recovery in Africa

Plans for ICAO dedicated facilities in Nairobi and Senegal were discussed with host governments and United Nations officials

The leadership and key contributions of Kenya and Senegal to Africa’s aviation sector were the focus of recent bilateral meetings among ICAO Secretary General Juan Carlos Salazar and Mr. James Macharia, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Transport (top image), and Mr. Alioune Sarr,  Minister of Tourism and Transport of Senegal.  The…

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The African Energy Chamber Proudly Supports the Senegalese Presidential Council’s Historic Dialogue with Civil Society for the Management of Revenues from its Hydrocarbons Sector

The act provides the prohibition of an early transfer of hydrocarbon resources, the creation of a stabilization fund, and the creation of an intergenerational fund

The African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) is proud to acknowledge and support the decisive reforms by the Senegalese Presidential Council on the distribution and supervision of the management of revenues derived from the exploitation of hydrocarbons, marking a significant step towards H.E. President Macky Sall’s desire for oil and gas to…

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Senegalese President Initiates Historic Dialogue with Civil Society and Other Political Actors on the Management of Revenues from the Oil and Gas Industry

Senegal is looking towards learning from the mistakes of other African countries in an attempt to reverse the so-called, resource curse, that plagues many developing nations worldwide

With the utmost ambition and desire for all Senegalese people to benefit and prosper from their country’s natural resources, President Macky Sall demonstrated his determination to implement reforms to fully exploit Senegal’s hydrocarbon potential. The move to propose a framework that will mandate accountability and transparency in the management of…