Senegal

Madrid Backs Out Of Africom ‘african Lion’ Drill To Protest Western Sahara Occupation, Paper...

Madrid has pulled its forces out of the forthcoming 2021 African Lion exercises in Morocco, Tunisia, and Senegal reportedly after learning part of the maneuvers would be held in Western Sahara.
Related topics: Spain, Madrid, Protests, Sahara, Morocco, Tunisia

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Mali Reportedly Closes Land, Air Borders, Imposes Curfew As Interim President Resigns

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Mali, where the interim president and prime minister resigned, closes land and air borders and imposes a curfew, the Seneweb portal, which is based in neighboring Senegal, reported.
Related topics: Mali, Russia, Moscow

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‘heartbreaking’ – Liverpool Superstar Posts ‘free Palestine’ On Instagram As Violence...

Liverpool superstar Sadio Mane has shown support for the Palestinian people with a ‘Free Palestine’ message shared on Instagram this afternoon. Mane, a humble Muslim from Senegal,... Click Story Headline Above To Read/Watch/Comment the...
Related topics: Palestine, Instagram

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At This Elegant New Hospital, The Doctors Were The Designers

A new maternity building in a Senegalese hospital put the needs of the healthcare workers and their patients front and center. Tambacounda Hospital in eastern Senegal is an essential public facility. Serving a rural region that spans multiple...

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Senegalese Divers, Activists Clean-up Coast For Earth Day

Senegal banned single-use plastics a year ago, but the regulation has been poorly enforced and plastic waste still litters the coastline and threatens health. For Earth Day (April 22) this year, a group of Senegalese surfers, scuba divers, and...
Related topics: Activism

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Spain Looks To Africa For Ways To Curb Migrant Influx

Like thousands before him, Oufame Mdiay left Senegal in search of work and a better future.Taking his life in his hands, he spent a week in a cramped boat with nearly 130 others who recently made the Atlantic journey from Senegal to Spain’s Canary...
Related topics: Spain

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How Youth In Senegal Are Using Digital Tools To Safeguard A Democracy Under Threat

Amid protests and an online campaign to #FreeSenegal, the African nation’s government shut down the internet, revealing how fragile democracy is without the right to express dissent and speak freely. On the evening of March 4, 2021, the day...
Related topics: Protests

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To Understand The #freesenegal Movement, Look To Its Music

Two months before the deadly protests that broke out in Senegal, 29-year-old rapper Hakill wrote a song about how fed up his generation was with the government.“They show contempt and look down on us from high. We never see actions, only words,”...
Related topics: Protests

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Senegalese Women Join Nationwide Protests  

Violent protests erupted in Senegal over the past week, sparked by the arrest of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko on a rape charge he says is politically motivated. But for Senegalese women who endure high levels of domestic violence, the protests...
Related topics: Protests

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Explainer: Why Senegal Protesters Are Clashing With Police

Deadly protests have erupted over the past week in the West African nation of Senegal, long considered a bastion of democracy and a regional leader on diplomacy issues
Related topics: Protests, Police

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The Week's Best Photojournalism

A wax figure of Don Draper stands at the bar of a Brooklyn steakhouse. | (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid) A boy walks past a street mural in Mumbai. | (REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas) A boy stands inside a ransacked supermarket in Dakar, Senegal. |...
Related topics: Reuters, Mumbai, India

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Senegal To Get 200,000 Doses Of China’s Sinopharm Vaccine

Senegal is to receive 200,000 doses of the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine Sinopharm
Related topics: Vaccines

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Hundreds Of Dead Pelicans In Senegal Infected With Highly Pathogenic Bird Flu, Reports Say

Amid the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, a local outbreak of a highly pathogenic bird flu, avian influenza (H5N1), was detected in India's western state of Rajasthan at the end of last year. The disease is harmless to humans, but, as WHO warns,...
Related topics: Flu, Influenza (Flu)

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Senegalese Women Equip Remote Clinics With Solar Power   

An organization run by women in Senegal, ElleSolaire, was supplying solar panels to light up country homes that are off the power grid. But with the outbreak of the coronavirus, and health care stretched, ElleSolaire has switched to providing the...
Related topics: Solar Power

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The Fight Against Fake News: A Restrictive Policy For Online Freedom Of Expression In Senegal

The policy lacks clear definition for what constitutes ‘fake news’View of Ouakam, a district in the northwest of Dakar, Senegal. Photo by Gabriel de Castelaze via Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Information and communication technologies (ICTs)...
Related topics: World Photos, Flickr

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Senegal Court Sentences Fathers For Sons’ Migration Attempts

A court in Senegal has sentenced three men to jail terms for pushing their sons to migrate by sea to Europe, a trip that led to the death of one, according to local reports

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Former Senegal And Premier League Ace Papa Bouba Diop Dies Aged Just 42 After Illness

Goal have sadly reported this evening that former Senegal star Papa Bouba Diop has passed away at the of 42 years old, following a ‘long illness’. Diop made 129 appearances in the Premier... Click Story Headline Above To...

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Spain Sends Police To Senegal As Migrant Surge Increases By 1,000% From 2019

Spain has utterly lost control of Muslim migration, and deploying police to 95% Muslim Senegal will prove futile. While the government is “fighting to dismantle criminal networks of human trafficking,” it has completely disregarded the...
Related topics: Spain, Police

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Africa Roundup: Senegal Rise To 17th In World Rankings

Johannesburg (AFP) – Sadio Mane-inspired Senegal climbed four places to 17th in the FIFA world rankings on Thursday after home and away Africa Cup of Nations qualifying victories over Guinea-Bissau. The Teranga Lions, whose stars include...
Related topics: Fifa, Guinea

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Food Safety Lab Grants $2.9m For New Global Projects

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety, co-located at Cornell and Purdue Universities, has announced $2.9 million in grants for research projects to improve food safety and prevent foodborne illness in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kenya and...
Related topics: Purdue University, Medical Research

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