Senegal News


Wednesday, 04-22-15, 15:38Gambia Competes in Senegal Cycling Tour[The Point] Seven cyclists from the Gambia Cycling Association have been confirmed to have left The Gambia on Sunday for Dakar, Senegal, to compete in an international cycling competition known as "Tour to Senegal" organised by Senegal Cycling Association. read more...
Monday, 04-20-15, 13:07Decade of Abuse in Quranic Schools[HRW] Dakar -Senegal has prosecuted only a handful of cases involving children who are trafficked and forced to beg by abusive teachers in Quranic schools despite a decade-old law outlawing the practice, Human Rights Watch and the Platform for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (PPDH), a coalition of 40 Senegalese organizations, said today. read more...
Monday, 04-20-15, 11:43Macky Sall Reiterates Good Intentions Towards the Gambia[The Point] Senegalese President Macky Sall has re-iterated that Senegal has no intentions to destabilize the government of his Gambian counterpart Yahya Jammeh, and that he always harbours good intentions toward The Gambia. read more...
Monday, 04-20-15, 8:21Senegal to Defend Title and Head to Portugal After Ot Thriller[CAF] The 4-3 overtime victory for Senegal was as exciting as the score indicates, more exciting than predicted, and nothing more could have been asked of either team. The two rivals gave their all and made this match an instant classic. Both teams deserved to win and despite an up-and-down performance all week, the Senegalese pulled out the win. The Lions of Teranga scored first but the teams exchanged goals and leads until the match headed into overtime. In the intense last three minutes, it was Senegal who fo read more...
Thursday, 04-16-15, 14:00Kouthia - 'Jammeh Gave Me No Money in the Gambia'[The Point] Some Senegalese celebrities who accompanied champion wrestler Eumeu Sene during his recent visit to the Gambia are trying hard to dispel rumours circulating here that they benefitted from huge cash donations from President Yahya Jammeh. read more...
Wednesday, 04-15-15, 16:59Senegalese Delegation - We Are Happy With President Jammeh[Daily Observer] A high-powered delegation that accompanied the Senegalese wrestling champion Eumeu Sene to The Gambia has expressed gratitude to the Gambian president, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya AJJ Jammeh. read more...
Wednesday, 04-15-15, 10:26Senegal Handles Morocco for Opening Win[CAF] The 7-3 victory for Senegal over Morocco was very convincing and a perfect way to begin the CAF African Beach Soccer Championship Seychelles 2015. The Senegalese started quick and only got hotter from there. The Lions of the Teranga capitalized on turnovers, direct kicks, and pointed runs. The match remained tight until the middle frame, when Senegal turned up the pressure to pull away. Goals in the final frame also helped seal the win for Senegal. The victory puts Senegal in the lead in their group, Group read more...
Tuesday, 04-14-15, 8:32AAG - Dream Team to Face Egypt, Senegal[Vanguard] THE U-23 National Team, known as Dream Team, will be jostling with Egypt, Senegal, Ghana, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso and host Congo-Brazzaville for the gold medal of this year's All-Africa Games' men's football event. read more...
Tuesday, 04-14-15, 6:39Senegal in Search of Fourth Title[CAF] From 14 to 19 April at Roche Caiman, few minutes from the Seychelles capital, Victoria, seven other teams will try to stop Senegal from a third successive triumph in the history of the African Beach Soccer Championship. Besides continental glory, at stake is also a place at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in July in Portugal for the finalists. read more...
Monday, 04-13-15, 20:16Honoring Africa in Washington DC[allAfrica] Washington, DC -AllAfrica Global Media is marking its 15-year anniversary with the launch of the AllAfrica Awards on Friday April 17th, 2015 in Washington DC. read more...


Latest Blog Posts From Africa.com

   
Africa.com Tweets
Follow us on Twitter
Check out africa.com on youTube
For more news and analysis:

        

How We Made It In Africa

24-04-2015Big business potential in East Africa’s smaller cities and townsUnpacking the potential in cities and towns such as Nakuru, Eldoret and Kahama.