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President of Senegal Macky Sall met HE the Attorney-General Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Marri, who is visiting Dakar. During the meeting, the Attorney-General briefed the president of Senegal on the role played by the Office of the Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption that was opened in Senegal in 2015 with the ...
Gorgui Dieng Foundation Event Raises More Than $500,000 For Projects In Senegal ... partnered with the Roger and Nancy McCabe Foundation to equip a new dialysis center in Dakar, and worked with Gorgui to design and implement a demonstration farm utilizing ecologically sustainable practices to ...

It tells the story of two lovers, Mory and Anta, who fantasize about fleeing Dakar for a mythic and romanticized France. The film follows them as they mobilise the required funds for travel. They both make it to the steamliner that would transport them to Paris, but before it disembarks, Mory is drawn back to ...
Dakar, (askanews) - 8 marzo 2018: per i ritratti di donne nel mondo che fanno mestieri 'da uomini', la storia di Fatou Syllah meccanica a Dakar. "Quando ero piccola i miei genitori dicono che mi piaceva lavorare con le mani e che giocavo con le chiavi della macchina di mio padre invece che con le ...
DAKAR, SENEGAL - Launched last April by AccorHotels and Air France, the #MyChicAfrica digital campaign offers African influencers the possibility of becoming Ambassadors of their continent, both at the local and international level, in order to portray a bold and trendy Africa. The premise is simple: an ...
The rebels briefly took control of the government, and Jawara fled to Dakar. Jawara, citing the 1967 defense treaty, was restored by Senegalese troops. President Abdou Diouf of Senegal, who had come to power only one year before with the resignation of Leopold Senghor, feared the creation of a radical ...

Shaikh Abdullah said that the opening of the new headquarters of the UAE Embassy in Dakar reflects the UAE government's earnestness to enhance its bilateral relations with Senegal and develop cooperation in various fields. During his visit, Shaikh Abdullah was received by President Macky Sall of ...
A Dance HALL class, at the leading urban dance studio in Dakar. A meet-up with Senegalese start-ups and an Ataya tasting – the Senegalese tea ritual at the Air France premises. A recording session in Faada Freddy's studio where we get to discover the blogger's hidden talent. A Tchep djen tasting – a ...
Dakar - A Senegalese soldier was killed on Sunday and another wounded in a military operation targeting "criminal activities" by rebels in the country's southern Casamance region, the army said. Also during the operation "two rebels were taken prisoner... three fields of Indian hemp were destroyed," and ...
Burkina Faso's leaders urged vigilance Saturday, a day after brazen Islamic extremist attacks on the army headquarters and French Embassy in the capital, which killed eight people. An al-Qaida-linked group based in neighboring Mali claimed responsibility for the assaults. It was the third attack on ...
The Dakar Rally is an annual off-road race or 'rally raid' that is open to both amateur and professional rally drivers with three categories - cars, bikes and quads. It began in the late 1970s and the original starting point was Paris, France, with Dakar, Senegal the final destination, hence the name.
President of Senegal Macky Sall (L) hosts farewell ceremony for Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of his departure at Blaise Diagne International Airport in Dakar, Senegal on March 02, 2018. (AA). Three deals worth $581.8 million were signed on Friday by Turkish business leaders who ...
The three day visit was aimed at further strengthening cooperation with the Government of Senegal and to identify areas that WHO could further support the country in its health development efforts. On the first leg of the visit, the Regional Director and his delegation visited the Institut Pasteur of Dakar (IPD), ...
AS A middle-class Senegalese man, Salou (not his real name) was rather proud of his roundness in 2002. But by 2003 his clothes were falling off. He got tested and found he had AIDS. His pregnant wife was also infected with HIV. They went to Dakar, Senegal's capital, and she was put on antiretroviral ...
Beyond the free sunlight — his 40-hectare solar farm in the Koalack region 200 kilometers from Dakar receives 3000 hours of direct sunlight a year — Sene woke up to another truth: Senegal's priority for quality education produces great local technical talent and highly skilled labor. “Why should we think we ...
Ankara sees the relations with Dakar as a "strategic partnership", Turkish Ambassador to Senegal Nihat Civaner said. "We define our relations with friendly and brother Senegal as not only partnership, rather strategic partnership and we desire such a relation. We have covered a rapid distance in this ...
The prospects for Senegal's future look good. There's a place less than 40km outside of Dakar that is being touted as the “new” planned area for commercial activity. The area, Diamniado (pronounced, as only the Senegalese can pronounce it, as “Jiam-nya- joe), already has a massive convention centre, ...

Dakar, Senegal - President George Manneh Weah has arrived in Dakar, Senegal amid a rousing welcome by host Government and Members of ECOWAS Parliament. Accompanying the President is First Lady Madame Clar Marie Weah, Hon. Gbehzongar Findley Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Trokon ...
Dakar, Senegal - President George Manneh Weah has arrived in Dakar, Senegal amid a rousing welcome by host Government and Members of ECOWAS Parliament. Accompanying the President is First Lady Madame Clar Marie Weah, Hon. Gbehzongar Findley Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Trokon ...
Co-hosts Senegalese President Macky Sall and French leader Emmanuel Macron are expected to be joined by the musician Rihanna in the Senegalese capital of Dakar on Friday. The two-day conference brings together donor governments and developing nations which have signed up for an exceptional ...
I have asked the various actors to integrate the 15th region of Senegal: the Diaspora. It must be represented in the activities through its identification with Senegal,” Mr. Ndong said in Dakar on Tuesday as a committee tasked with organizing the youth event was being established. During the event 1,050 ...
The French Development Agency (AFD) has injected some 150 million euros (100 billion CFA francs) into Senegal's agricultural sector since 2012, French ambassador Christophe Bigot said Tuesday evening in Dakar.“Overall, it is some 150 million euros or just over 100 billion CFA francs that the French ...
He said the former Mayor of HLM township in Dakar is grateful to Senegalese and bears no grudge against anyone. As an exceptional court, CREI has been almost dormant since its creation more than 30 years ago, before being resuscitated after President Macky Sall came to power. Since then the court ...
"By making a wonderful building available to us free of charge, Senegal is sending out a strong signal of which the entire family of football can be very proud," Ms. Samoura said during her meeting with Sidiki Kaba, Senegal's Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Matar Ba, Minister for Sport. "Dakar is set to ...
On 3 January 2018, the Ministry of Health (MoH), Senegal notified WHO of a case of Rift Valley fever, a 52-year-old Korean man who was a resident of Gambia. The case was reported from a hospital in Dakar. The case travelled on 5 December 2017, with his brother and two colleagues, from Banjul, ...
The Senegalese state is also demanding a fine of $10 million euros worth of damages. Khalifa Sall was elected to Senegal's national assembly from prison in July, but his parliamentary immunity was lifted last month to pave the way for his trial. His long pre-trial detention and the allegations of political ...
This year, for their 26th shindig, the Freemasons booked a plush hotel in Dakar, Senegal's capital. On the agenda were worthy topics such as education, freedom, governance and economic development. But the hotel, rattled by the conspiracy-minded protesters and worried about violence, cancelled the ...
"By making a wonderful building available to us free of charge, Senegal is sending out a strong signal of which the entire family of football can be very proud," Ms. Samoura said during her meeting with Sidiki Kaba, Senegal's Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Matar Ba, Minister for Sport. "Dakar is set to ...
The prospects for Senegal's future look good. There's a place less than 40km outside of Dakar that is being touted as the “new” planned area for commercial activity. The area, Diamniado (pronounced, as only the Senegalese can pronounce it, as “Jiam-nya- joe), already has a massive convention centre, ...
Dakar, Senegal - President George Manneh Weah has arrived in Dakar, Senegal amid a rousing welcome by host Government and Members of ECOWAS Parliament. Accompanying the President is First Lady Madame Clar Marie Weah, Hon. Gbehzongar Findley Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Trokon ...
Dakar, Senegal - President George Manneh Weah has arrived in Dakar, Senegal amid a rousing welcome by host Government and Members of ECOWAS Parliament. Accompanying the President is First Lady Madame Clar Marie Weah, Hon. Gbehzongar Findley Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Trokon ...
Pierre Thiam, an American chef from Senegal, still remembers how when he was growing up in Dakar, some families in the countryside sent their children off to school with a little fonio tucked into their bags for luck. An ancient, sandy-colored grain, fonio was cultivated for thousands of years across West ...
It's one of the most iconic sporting events in the world. It's so locked into the public's psyche that it doesn't seem to matter that what was the Paris-Dakar is now the Dakar Rally – and it's not even in Africa. Dakar may be in Senegal, but the rally is now in South America. But the event has kept its spirit and its ...
One of the most notable examples of artists in the Belafonte mould is the musical collective Keur Gui in Dakar, Senegal. Already among the most popular within Senegal's lively hip hop scene, their profile grew exponentially in 2011 during the massive protests against President Abdoulaye Wade's attempt to ...
Dakar - Senegal and Spain are in close contact over the case of four Spanish tourists robbed and allegedly raped last month in Senegal's restive Casamance region, their interior ministers said on Tuesday. Three women were dragged into a forest and raped after their vehicle was stopped on January 25 ...
An IOC delegation has already visited Senegal to meet with Government officials and tour expected venues. They reported back that they were satisfied with the West African nation's credentials and believed that it fulfilled all the necessary criteria. A similar process will now be undertaken in other countries ...
MUSSELBURGH Windsor FC has donated a set of football strips to youngsters nearly 4,000 miles away. The donation of strips from the club was organised by Donald Hunter, a Musselburgh resident who works in Dakar, capital of Senegal. Mr Hunter, whose son George was formerly on the books at St ...
What Rihanna had to say about Akufo-Addo's speech in Senegal. « Prev ... This time around, it seems as though President Nana-Akufo Addo's speech at the International Education Summit in Dakar earned him quite the fan, and none other than the Barbadian singing and acting sensation, Rihanna.
The meeting of African freemasons was due to take place between 2 and 3 February in the Senegalese capital of Dakar, but was cancelled after opposition from the same religious collective forced a local hotel to pull out as the venue. In the end, Rihanna's visit to Senegal went ahead, and she appeared at ...
Co-hosts Senegalese President Macky Sall and French leader Emmanuel Macron are expected to be joined by the musician Rihanna in the Senegalese capital of Dakar on Friday. The two-day conference brings together donor governments and developing nations which have signed up for an exceptional ...
In her role as ambassador for the Global Partnership for Education, Rihanna is joining conference co-hosts Senegalese President Macky Sall and French President Emmanuel Macron in Dakar on Friday, Agence France-Presse reports. At the financing conference, Global Partnership is aiming to secure ...
French President Emmanuel Macron is set to meet with global superstar Rihanna at an education conference in Senegal, West Africa. Macron will meet the pop singer in Dakar on Friday, as he tries to use star power to help push for better schooling on the African continent. It will be Macron's sixth trip to ...
Rihanna is scheduled to attend a conference in Senegal in her role as an ambassador for the Global Partnership for Education. Photograph: Epsilon/Getty Images. Rihanna has been declared persona non grata by a group of religious organisations in Senegal, who accused the singer of intending to ...
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Authorities say several Spanish tourists were sexually assaulted and robbed while vacationing in southern Senegal's restive Casamance region. State media reported Friday that the assailants raped women in the group, citing a police official. The armed men also made off with ...
Air Peace has announced a new date for the launch of its flights from Lagos to Freetown in Sierra Leone, Banjul in The Gambia and Dakar in Senegal. The airline said it will now connect the three West Coast destinations on February 19. The airline had fixed the launch of its flights to Freetown, Banjul and ...
The Luxembourg-Senegal Economic Forum entitled “An Innovative Partnership”, organised jointly by the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, the National Agency for the Promotion of Investments and Major Projects (APIX) and the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Dakar Agriculture (CCIAD), was held ...
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has opened its second hotel in Dakar, Senegal. Radisson Hotel Dakar Diamniadio features 152 contemporary guest rooms and over 14,700 m² of space for large-scale exhibitions, conventions and events.
Carlos Sainz beat a field of seasoned veterans to clinch his second Dakar Rally in seven years, his first for Peugeot Sport after retiring from the race for ... of eight Dakar wins dating all the way back to 1987 when the rally kicked-off in Paris, France and wrapped up in Dakar, Senegal—before the route was ...
DAKAR, Senegal — Officials in Gabon say they have dismantled the Central African nation's largest ivory trafficking network, which last year alone was responsible for trading, selling and shipping six tons of ivory across the continent. A two-year investigation, called Operation Nzok — which means ...
Dakar - President Macky Sall on Thursday suspended all authorisations for logging and ordered an overhaul of Senegal's forestry laws after a massacre connected to the illegal trade in timber. In a statement, Sall said he had instructed the government "to suspend until further orders all authorisations for ...


 

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