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"Our relationship with Senegal cannot be one way traffic," he said. On Monday The Gambia government sent to Thailand government an apology over Mr. Bah's comments for saying; "tourists whoever is looking for sex can go to Thailand because The Gambia is not their destination in an interview on state ...
The 54-year-old migrated to Italy from Senegal 20 years ago, and eked out a living by selling accessories to passersby and tourists. Diene was selling his merchandise on the city's Vespucci bridge when he was shot six times by Roberto Pirrone, a 65-year-old, unemployed, white Italian citizen who later told ...

The Gambia River begins in Guinea-Conakry, then flows through Senegal before reaching the country of The Gambia. The nation's unusual size and shape are a direct result of nineteenth-century territorial compromises between Britain and France, and in particular the Anglo-French Convention of 1889, ...
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 ...

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 ...
In an attempt to win a place in the international market, Iran Khodro has exported its first shipment of Dena+ cars to Senegal. IKCO's locally designed LPG hybrid Dena+ sedan is to be used by the law enforcement forces in the West African state, the company's press office reported. Dena+ is a four-door ...
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 -- Malaysia today signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Senegal today over tourism cooperation efforts. The agreement will see Malaysia partner with the African country to help expand Senegal's tourism through combined efforts in research and ...
Senegal midfielder Papa Alioune Ndiaye has acknowledged that injuries remain a concern ahead of the Teranga Lions' World Cup campaign. The West Africans are set to compete in their first World Cup since they reached the quarter final in 2002, and tournament represents a superb opportunity for a ...
SIM Senegal is a bi-annual mining event organised by the Ministry of Industry & Mines, Senegal in association with AME Trade Ltd. The event has established itself as one of the largest mining events in West Africa and is the only event supported by the Senegalese government dedicated to expanding the ...
Senegal has announced last week that it is banning commercial vehicles form plying the roads at night in an attempt to minimise accidents, Transport and infrastructure Minister Abdoulaye Daouda Diallo said in Porokhane on Thursday. Minister Diallo said with immediate effect, commercial vehicles will no ...
Business forums in Algeria and Senegal will also be held as part of the visits, the statement said. Erdogan's visit to Algeria will be the second Turkish presidential trip to the country, while the visits to Mauritania and Mali are maiden presidential tours. Last December, Erdogan paid a four-day visit to Sudan, ...
For three days this month, the West African nation of Senegal was in the spotlight of global efforts to combat climate change and improve education in a ... French President Emmanuel Macron and Senegal's President Macky Sall co-hosted a conference in Dakar to replenish the Global Partnership for ...
At the Tajoura migrant camp they have formed two teams representing the National squads of the two countries; the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and the Teranga Lions of Senegal. "I love football, when I watch Roger Milla, Samuel Eto'o, Didier Drogba, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo playing, ...
Amie Ndiaye Sow, Managing Director of UBA Senegal, has been appointed Regional Director in charge of the three subsidiaries of the financial institution in the West African region, APA learned Thursday from UBA."Ms. Amie Ndiaye Sow, formerly Managing Director of UBA Senegal, has just been ...
CAIRO - 26 February 2018 The draw for the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, hosted in 2019 by Niger, was revealed on Sunday. It resulted in a tough confrontation between Egypt and Senegal in the second and final round of qualifying. Egyptian youth team will face Senegal on May 11 in the first leg ...

SIM Senegal is a bi-annual mining event organised by the Ministry of Industry & Mines, Senegal in association with AME Trade Ltd. The event has established itself as one of the largest mining events in West Africa and is the only event supported by the Senegalese government dedicated to expanding the ...
According to a statement release by the president's office, Erdogan will hold talks with his counterparts in Algeria, Mauritania, Senegal and Mali in one-on-one and inter-delegation meetings. The leaders are expected to discuss regional and global developments, bilateral relations and cooperation.
The FIFA regional office for West & Central Africa (donated by Senegal's Govt) was inaugurated today in the presence of Senegal's Minister of sports, President of @FootballSenegal, FIFA regional office Development manager El Hadj Wack Diop & national coach Aliou Cisse. pic.twitter.com/GPydpUmMo7.
Even before final investment decisions (FIDs) have been taken on Senegal's first major hydrocarbons projects, wider industry interest in the country has been ignited. More drilling may be the outcome. Kosmos Energy and BP are already moving on with exploration in Senegalese acreage to the south of the ...
For three days this month, the West African nation of Senegal was in the spotlight of global efforts to combat climate change and improve education in a ... French President Emmanuel Macron and Senegal's President Macky Sall co-hosted a conference in Dakar to replenish the Global Partnership for ...
Senegal captain Cheikhou Kouyate is ready to lead the west African country to their second World Cup appearance in Russia later this year. Aliou Cisse's men returned to the quadrennial event after a 16-year absence and will be aiming to better their record of a quarter-final exit when the tournament ...
Kevin McManigal, a former lecturer in cartography and geographic information systems at UM, with his first draft of a protected game park map in Senegal, Africa, on Feb. 13, 2018. The new maps provide Panthera, a wild cat conservation organization, more detailed information that helps protect lions from ...
FAIRFIELD, CT -- (Contributed article): Fairfield dentist Dr. Susan K. Levine has raised $21,410 through GoFundMe and helped to open a maternity clinic for an underserved population in the French-speaking West African nation of Senegal. The money raised supported completion of construction of a clinic ...
It was the opening match of the 2002 World Cup, and Seoul, South Korea was the host. However, unlike they do it now, the host nation didn't kickstart the tournament. It was a match involving the then-defending World Cup champions France. France was taking on Senegal in the opener, and by all accounts ...
President George Manneh Weah yesterday departed the country for Senegal, Morocco, and France respectively, according to an Executive Mansion release. Although the release did not state the purpose of President Weah's trip to the three countries, it confirmed that the President will be away from ...
Rabat, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Moroccan Justice Minister Mohamed Aujjar and his Senegalese counterpart Ismaila Madior Fall vowed Thursday in Rabat to give new impetus to bilateral cooperation in the area of justice. Speaking to the press following talks with his Senegalese peer, Aujjar said the ...
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 ...
Internet-based businesses now contribute up to 3.3% of Senegal's GDP, the highest of any country in Africa, according to a 2013 McKinsey study . This digital transformation could boost the fortunes of female entrepreneurs across the country -- if they can access it. Because despite being billed as "Africa's ...
A Duke University-led study has found dangerously high levels of mercury and its more toxic chemical cousin, methylmercury, in soils, sediments and rivers near artisanal gold mines in the West African nation of Senegal. "Nearly every sample we collected from in and around four mining villages contained ...
In the low-lying seafront city of Dakar in Senegal, floods are fast becoming a regular occurrence. climate change combined with creaking infrastructure are forcing thousands of residents to flee their homes each year, staying with friends and family or permanently relocating. But flooding is also having an ...
The Week in Photos: An earthquake in Taiwan and an Election protest in Senegal ... carries a placard demanding election rights during a demonstration by opposition parties for free and transparent elections on February 9th, 2018, in Dakar, Senegal. Senegal's presidential elections will be held in 2019.
Senegal's opposition parties have been protesting in a call for free and fair elections ahead of the 2019 presidential vote. The trial of a high-profile opposition figure on corruption allegations is due to end next week. Mayor Khalifa Sall of Dakar is expected to challenge President Macky Sall at the polls.
DURHAM, N.C. -- A Duke University-led study has found dangerously high levels of mercury and its more toxic chemical cousin, methylmercury, in soils, sediments and rivers near artisanal gold mines in the West African nation of Senegal. "Nearly every sample we collected from in and around four mining ...
Nouakchott - Mauritania and Senegal on Friday signed an agreement on joint exploitation of a vast offshore gas field, but gave themselves more time to address a dispute over fishing. The two countries signed an intergovernmental cooperation agreement for the Grand Tortue/Ahmeyim gas field, which ...
Senegal will play Bosnia and Herzegovina in a World Cup warm-up in France on March 27, the African country's football federation said on Friday. ... Senegal will face Poland, Colombia and Japan in Group H in Russia later this year, having dominated a qualification group consisting of Burkina Faso, Cape ...
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 ...
Senegal is undergoing a transformation. The bustling streets of the capital Dakar play host to a forest of construction sites spawning office blocks and smart apartment buildings, while the opening in December of a $0.6bn out-of-town airport should enhance the country's credentials as a regional economic ...
Senegal legend El Hadji Diouf has revealed his newly found career in politics as he hopes to change things in his home country. Inspired by George Weah's presidential success in Liberia, the 37-year-old has set his sights in politics with an ambition to become 'the solider of the youngsters'. The two-time ...
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 machinations behind his arrest have perturbed the diplomatic community in a nation with ...
So when YourNewsWire.com -- a well-known purveyor of fake news and conspiracy theories -- reported in February 2018 that Rihanna had been banned from entering Senegal "because she's 'Illuminati,'" you could be forgiven for dismissing the story out of hand. For once, however, there is something to ...
Senegal international Henri Saivet has completed a move on temporary basis from Newcastle United to Turkish club Sivasspor, where he will spend the remaining four months of the season. Saivet has joined Newcastle in the 2016 January transfer window. However, he made a loan move to Saint-Etienne ...
In Senegal, cereal production is estimated to have increased by 20% in 2017 compared to 2016. Climate experts will investigate how much climate services contributed to this improvement in coming years, given Senegal's dedication to ramping up climate services in the country. On 28 November 2017, the ...
Calm has returned to the city of Saint-Louis in northern Senegal, following violent protests and the looting of shops belonging to Mauritanian nationals on Monday. The violence erupted after the death of a Senegalese fisherman, shot by members of the Mauritanian Coast Guard. The Senegalese government ...
A prior fishing accord between Senegal and Mauritania was not renewed when it expired in 2016, after the Senegalese side refused a Mauritanian demand that fish caught in its waters should be landed in Mauritania. Senegalese fishermen, particularly from Saint-Louis, have been tempted out of their ...
WARRIORS coach Sunday Chidzambwa has requested ZIFA to secure a high-profile friendly game with one of the World Cup-bound countries during the March FIFA international friendly dates. The veteran coach has set his sights on playing either Senegal or Egypt when he gets his first opportunity to ...
One of Nigeria's foremost airlines, Air peace is expanding business by adding three countries, Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Senegal to its flight path. In a statement released on Tuesday, the airline said it's set to launch trips to Freetown, Banjul, and Dakar on Monday, 19th of February. The launch which ...
A group of European tourists have been robbed and sexually assaulted while driving through the Casamance region of southern Senegal, officials say. Armed men stopped the car as it was in the town of Diouloulou and assaulted three of the four tourists. Earlier this month, 14 people were killed in ...


 

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