The Italian Foreign Trade Agency opens an office in Dakar

The Italian Foreign Trade Agency (ITA) declares having opened an office in Dakar last January, with the aim of “facilitating commercial relations between companies” from Italy and those from Senegal . The ITA explains in a press release sent to the APS on Tuesday that its “primary objective […] is to facilitate commercial relations between Senegalese and Italian companies, particularly during trade fairs and events in Italy”. The Italian agency promises to “assist” Senegalese companies “in their efforts” aimed at “discovering Italian products and technologies”. “It also intends to help…

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Senegal: CETUD Continues Its Commitment to Innovation in Urban Mobility with the Third Edition of the Innovation Prize

The commitment to innovation in urban mobility remains at the core of the priorities of the Executive Council of Sustainable Urban Transport (CETUD). The third edition of the Innovation Prize represents another step in this ongoing effort to encourage innovative technological initiatives in the field of transportation in Dakar. This new edition, following a context rich in events focused on sustainable mobility, revolves around a critical theme: the creation of innovative web/mobile applications for public transportation in Dakar. Inspired by past successes, CETUD has devised stimulating thematic directions to encourage…

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RECRUITMENT : SENEGAL MINERGY PORT (SMP) INVITES INTERNATIONAL UNSOLICITED APPLICATIONS FOR THE RECRUITMENT OF SEA CAPTAINS TO BE TRAINED AS PILOTS FOR THE MINERAL PORT OF BARGNY

As part of the forthcoming commissioning of its port facilities, Société Senegal Minergy Port (SMP), Operator of the Mineral and Bulk port of Bargny, is considering recruiting candidates to train the port’s future pilots. With this in mind, the General Management is opening a list of unsolicited applications for the selection of four (04) candidates for pilot training, with a view to the exercise of ship maneuvers by seagoing marine executives, long-distance captains, with high potential and proven experience in the maritime and port sector. I. Admission requirements Prospective Senegalese…

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“XËYU NDAW ÑI”: 6,561 young people trained in road safety in 2022 (director 3fpt)

(APS) – A total of 6,561 young people were trained in road safety techniques in 2022 under the “XËYU NDAW ÑI” program, the director general of the Vocational and Technical Training Financing Fund said on Monday. (3FPT), Sophie Diallo. “Six thousand five hundred sixty-one (6561) young people were trained in road safety techniques in 2022 as part of the ‘XËYU NDAW ÑI’ program out of a target of 20,000 young people,” said Ms. Diallo. She was speaking on the sidelines of a workshop to share the modalities for implementing the…

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SENEGAL-RAILS-RELANCE / Revival of the railways: rehabilitation works delivered in December, assures Mansour Faye

(APS) – The rehabilitation works of the country’s railways, 60 to 70% executed, will be delivered in December 2023, announced Thursday the Minister of Infrastructure, Land Transport and Opening up, Mansour Faye. “We are sure that eventually in December 2023, according to the contractual deadlines, the freight train will run, either at the end of December or at the beginning of January (2024)”, said Mansour Faye. He was visiting the railway rehabilitation sites, aboard one of the three locomotives received, which he took at Pout bound for Diourbel, making a…

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SENEGAL-INFRASTRUCTURES-TRANSPORTS / Dandé Maayo South road: the Governor of Matam satisfied with the progress of the works

Gangel Soulé (Kanel), June 8 (APS) – The governor of the Matam region, Mouhamadou Moctar Watt, said he was satisfied with the progress of work on the Dandé Maayo Sud road, linking Matam-Nawel-Gassambéry- Waoundé and Dembancané in the departments of Matam and Kanel. ”We are satisfied with the progress of construction work on the Dandé Maayo Sud road, which officially started last February. But, since last year, the company in charge of the work was already on the ground to anticipate and save time on the deadlines,” he said. The administrative…

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Sénégal : The governance of Dakar presents the development project of the Rufisque-Port of Dakar road

Dakar, May 4 (APS) – The governance of Dakar and the Roads Works and Management Agency (Ageroute) presented, Thursday in Dakar, the project for the development and widening of the planned road between the port of Dakar and the city of Rufisque (west), the cost of which is estimated at 74 billion CFA francs. ”We are in the process of evaluating the occupations of the public highway. We are going to start the work very quickly, which will last twenty-four months […] The overall cost of the project is 74 billion…

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Senegal : The Minister of Infrastructure ”satisfied” with the progress of the BRT works

Dakar, March 24 (APS) – Work on the construction of the Bus rapid transit (BRT) “has made great progress”, welcomed, on Friday, the Minister of Infrastructure, Land Transport and Opening up, Mansour Faye, stressing that the commercial operation is planned for the ”last quarter” of the year. ”The observation is that the work has progressed well. We have noticed that the general traffic lanes have been practically all freed up. The workers are under construction at the stations”, declared the minister, who said he hoped that ”the delivery of the infrastructure as…

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Senegal : Macky Sall announces a project to improve the Bissau-Dakar corridor

Goudomp (Sédhiou), March 3 (APS) – Senegal and Guinea-Bissau have started a project to improve the corridor linking their two capitals, in connection with the program to open up Casamance and the Sédhiou region in particular , said Thursday, the head of state, Macky Sall.   “In the spirit of good neighborliness and African integration, we have embarked with the sister Republic of Guinea-Bissau on the project to improve the Bissau-Dakar corridor supported by the African Development Bank,” he said. he says. The Head of State chaired, in Goudomp, the…

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