Senegal

The Five Candidates Running In Senegal's Presidential Election

Senegal, the most stable democracy in West Africa, is preparing for an election on Sunday with President Macky Sall facing off against four other candidates. Sall is widely expected to win a second term, after the country's two best-known opposition...

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Ed Woodward Makes £90m Star Top Summer Transfer Target For Manchester United

Manchester United chief Ed Woodward has reportedly identified four top summer transfer targets, with Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly the priority. The Senegal international, rated at around... Click Story Headline Above To Read/Watch/Comment the...

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America's First Muslims Were Slaves

In 1807, a wealthy 37-year-old scholar was captured in West Africa, in what is now Senegal, and transported to the United States to be sold into slavery. That man, Omar Ibn Said, lived the remainder of his life enslaved in the American South, and...
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Referee Admits Error After Rennes Player Escapes Red Card Against Psg

Paris (AFP) – A French referee has admitted he should have sent off Rennes striker M’Baye Niang in Sunday’s game against Paris Saint-Germain, despite not changing his mind at the time even after a VAR review. Karim Abed booked the...
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Old Bus, Distant Hotel And A Thrashing For Senegalese

Johannesburg (AFP) – Renaissance Berkane of Morocco trounced ASC Jaraaf of Senegal 5-1 Saturday in a CAF Confederation Cup play-off second leg to reach the group stage. The thrashing completed a miserable trip to north Africa for the Dakar...
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Roaring Engines And Fire: Kamaz-master Trucks Conquer Dakar 2019 Rally

What could be more intense and rugged than a rally in the heart of the desert? The thrill is even greater if we are talking about a truck race at the famous Dakar 2019 rally that is being held in Senegal this month.

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Milan Mayor Asks For Forgiveness From Koulibaly For Racist Chants

Rome (AFP) – The mayor of Milan said on Thursday he was ashamed of the racist chants directed at Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly during Wednesday’s Serie A match between Inter and Napoli at the San Siro. Sala also asked the Napoli...
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At New Museum Of Black Civilizations, A Call To Come Home

The Museum of Black Civilizations in Senegal opened this month amid a global conversation about the ownership and legacy of African art. The West African nation’s culture minister isn’t shy: He wants the thousands of pieces of cherished heritage...
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Manchester United Likelier Than Ever To Clinch £90million Transfer In Huge January Boost For Ole...

Manchester United are said to be just 2/1 now to seal the transfer of Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly – their best ever odds, according to bookies Ladbrokes. The Senegal international is... Click Story Headline Above To Read/Watch/Comment...

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From Irregular Migrant To Graduate Lawyer: One Woman’s Journey To Success

Masters of Laws student Khoudia Ndiaye is expected to qualify from Senegal’s University Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) in 2019. Ndiaye is a returnee migrant. Credit: Samuelle Paul Banga/IPSBy Mikaila IssaDAKAR, Dec 17 2018 (IPS)Masters of Laws student...

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Communities Meet To Share And Discuss Experiences Of Migration In Dakar

By IPS World DeskDAKAR, Dec 10 2018 (IPS)Communities in Senegal’s capital, Dakar, have been meeting across the city to watch a 45-minute documentary film made by returnee migrants, with support of the International Organization for Migration...
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Guinea-bissau Naturalizes Senegalese Refugees

Senegalese refugees in Guinea-Bissau are getting identification cards after years — and, for some, decades — of living in a state of limbo. Ibrahima Ingo has lived in Pelundo, near Guinea-Bissau's border with Senegal, since 1992 when he fled...
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Jose Mourinho Wants Manchester United To Pay What It Takes To Seal Powerhouse Transfer

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly eager for his club to fork out a huge sum of money for the transfer of Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly. The Senegal international is one of... Click Story Headline Above To...
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Senegal Talks Green Growth This Week

Arid drylands landscape near Niassante, Senegal. Baobab and acacia trees in the North Senegalese arid drylands landscape in Niassante Rural Community, Saint Louis Region, Senegal. Participants are meeting in Dakar to discuss how to turn development...

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Muslim Immigrants From Africa Keep Proving The American Dream Is Still Here For All

The streets of Little Senegal in Harlem, New York and the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood in Minneapolis share a common trait: they are both home to thriving African immigrant communities from west and east Africa, many of whom practice Islam. From...
Related topics: African-American, Religion

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Senegal Launches African 'cyber-security' School

Senegal on Tuesday inaugurated a cyber-security school to strengthen West Africa's defences against computer hackers and use of the internet for terror funding and propaganda.
Related topics: Hackers

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Uber, But For Poop

Everybody poops, but not everybody has to deal with a cartel when trying to dispose of it. This is a widespread problem for residents of Dakar, capital of Senegal. The city's sanitation relies heavily upon septic tanks and latrine pits, which have...

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Liverpool’s Mane Has Surgery On Hand Injury

London (AFP) – Liverpool said on Wednesday that forward Sadio Mane had undergone successful surgery on a hand injury he sustained while on international duty with Senegal.  Jurgen Klopp has a number of concerns ahead of his team’s...

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Why Infanticide Is A Problem In Senegal

It is the second-most common reason women are in jail in Senegal. (Image credit: Ricci Shyrock)

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Un Remains Only Forum That Can Bring Global Solutions To Global Problems, Senegal Tells Assembly

At a time of growing pessimism over the effectiveness of the United Nations, the international community must overcome political and ideological differences to strengthen the world Organization to address the multiple problems, from sustainable...

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