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#10 – Senegal Ditches Traditional Wrestling Competitions For Something Asian

But could the next sumo star come from Senegal? A small and dedicated group of wrestlers who have taken up the Japanese sport hope so. Read More >> Source: BBC

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#2 – Trio Involved In Bribing Senegalese Cop Face Prosecution

The woman, Sokhna Bousso Gaye, and her friend were driving through the capital, Dakar, when they were stopped by the policeman, Assane Diallo. Read More >> Source: BBC

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Africa: Denham Capital and Greenwish Partners Sign Strategic Partnership

Denham to finance GreenWish’s renewable energy portfolio expansion Senergy II, a photovoltaic power plant with a 20 megawatts (MW) capacity, located in Bokhol Senegal Denham Capital, a leading global energy-focused private equity firm, and GreenWish Partners, a renewable energy investment company dedicated to sub-Saharan Africa, today announced a [...]

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#4 – Senegal’s Streets Won’t Be So Colourful Anymore

The brightly painted 'cars rapide' are a hallmark of the capital, Dakar. They offer residents a cheap way to get around the city since 1976. But the privately owned minibuses are scheduled to be parked for good. Read More >> Source: Voice Of Africa

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West AfricaCom

The annual forum for the West African digital and ICT sector. Bringing together the Francophone and Anglophone markets of West Africa,  the event offers a VIP environment for executives in the telecommunications, ICT, digital and enterprise sector.

#1 – If You’ve Ever Needed A Reason To Visit Senegal, Here’s 8

The country is seen as a model for democracy and stability in the region, and with its peaceful and hospitable culture, it's an ideal choice for a first-time visitor to Africa. Read More >> Source: CNN

#10 – Senegalese Developer Makes Everyday Life A Game

Arcade-style gaming app Cross Dakar City was launched a year ago to great fanfare at home and abroad, setting 32-year-old Beye apart as the first Senegalese software designer to make it solo onto the charts of the Apple and Android stores. Read More >> Source: eNCA

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Dak’Art: Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain

The12th edition Dakar Biennial will be held in the Senegalese capital in May 2016. The Biennale of Contemporary African Art aims at being a space of different prejudice-free visions on approaches and inspirations to analyse in relation to a plurality of influences from both immediate and farther sources. The biennial will include [...]

#8 – What’s Happening In Senegal?

You can learn everything you need to know about the main challenges facing Africa today by talking to just two people in Senegal: the rapper and the weatherman. Read More >> Source: New York Times

#3 – Senegal’s Democracy In Action

People in Senegal have voted to cut presidential mandates from seven to five years from 2019. The move comes at a time many African leaders are trying to cling on to power by extending their time in office. Read More >> Source: BBC

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