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Nigeria, Senegal Carry Africa's World Cup Hopes - Top Coach

[Vanguard] Blacks Stars of Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah said Nigeria and Senegal will carry the hope of the Africa continent at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. (AllAfrica)

CAF Offers $500, 000 to African World Cup Teams

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) will grant a financial subsidy of US$2,5 million to assist African teams at the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup prepare for the tournament. (AllAfrica)

World Cup Draw - the Details

[RFI] France on Friday were handed an apparently straightforward passage into the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup after being drawn with Peru, Denmark and Australia in Group C. The 2016 European championship runners-up will start their campaign on 16 June in Kazan against Australia. (AllAfrica)

Minister Calls for Scientific Integration in Africa

[Economic Commission for Africa] The fourth Senior Experts Dialogue on Science, Technology and the African Transformation Agenda opened in Dakar Tuesday with Senegal's Minister of Scientific Research and Innovation, Mary Teuw Niane, calling on Africa to pull its resources together to produce a critical mass of scientists and researchers to help find solutions to problems besetting the continent. (AllAfrica)

Senegal Leading the Fight to End FGM in Africa

[This is Africa] When a cluster of villages in Senegal publicly announced their decision to end the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in 2008, many thought it was just a theoretical gesture. Today, the country stands as an example of how to eradicate genital cutting, writes Patrick Egwu. (AllAfrica)

President Macky Sall Seeks Greater Action Against Perpetrators of Slavery in Libya

[Vanguard] The President of Senegal, Macky Sall, on Tuesday, called on the international community to act fast against perpetrators of slavery and other acts of human right abuses in Lybia. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Arrests Former Officials in Africa Bribery Schemes

[VOA] The bribery scheme was hatched in the halls of the United Nations in New York and spanned several continents. (AllAfrica)

Cote d'Ivoire, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal Improve Governance - But...

[Mo Ibrahim Foundation] Dakar -The 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), launched today by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, reveals that the continent's Overall Governance trajectory remains positive on average, but in recent years has moved at a slower pace.  As many countries struggle to build on recent progress or to reverse negative trends, and as concerns emerge in some key sectors, the Foundation is calling for vigilance on the continent's future. (AllAfrica)

Building Community Support for Drug Users Using Mobile Cinemas

[OSIWA] Waves of dialogue in West Africa on drug policy reform with the ultimate goal of decriminalizing drug use and possession for personal use have been making headway. Progress is slowly but surely on its way, and different actors are employing various tools and strategies to reach this goal. Senegal is home to le Centre de Prise en charge Intégrée des Addictions de Dakar (CEPIAD), the only government-run harm reduction facility in West Africa. CEPIAD does remarkable work by providing psycho (AllAfrica)

Sucker Punch Drops Bafana

[SAFA] South Africa missed a second half penalty but despite having equalised, were punished by a late, late goal. The match was preceded by a 10-minute power outage but once the Ethiopian match official got things going, it was business as usual. (AllAfrica)

FM Aide Leads Egypt's Delegation to Dakar Peace Forum

[Egypt Online] Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs Mohamed Idris led Egypt's delegation to Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa that wound up on Tuesday 14/11/2017 in the Senegalese capital, said Egypt's Ambassador to Senegal Mostafa el Qouny. (AllAfrica)

South Africa Better Than Nigeria, Senegal - Bafana Coach

[Vanguard] After failing to beat Senegal and qualify for the 2018 World Cup, Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter said his team is better than ticket holders Nigeria and Senegal. (AllAfrica)

SA World Cup Hopes Dashed Before a Capacity Peter Mokaba Stadium

[SAFA] Two costly errors by Bafana Bafana defenders put paid to South Africa's hopes of going to the FIFA World Cup in Russia 2018 as Senegal glided to a 2-0 win over the home side at a packed Peter Mokaba Stadium on Friday evening. (AllAfrica)

Senegal Book World Cup Ticket

[Vanguard] Senegal on Friday sealed a return to the FIFA World Cup for the first time since their 2002 debut thanks to a 2-0 win over South Africa in World Cup qualifying African Group D. (AllAfrica)

Bafana Coach Names Starting Line Up for World Cup Qualifier

[SAFA] Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has named the starting line-up for tonight's crucial FIFA World Cup match against Senegal at Peter Mokaba Stadium. (AllAfrica)

Senegal Keen to Benefit From Morocco's Trade Justice Experience

[MAP] Dakar -Senegal is willing to benefit from the Moroccan experience in the field of trade justice, said, Tuesday in Dakar, Senegalese justice minister Ismaila Madior Fall. (AllAfrica)

World Cup Do or Die for Bafana

[SAFA] This is the one of the biggest weeks in the history of the Senior Men's National Team, Bafana Bafana when they embark on back-to-back FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Senegal home and away. (AllAfrica)

Senegalese Journalists Win the 2017 RFI Dupont/Verlon Prize

[RFI] The fourth Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon award, given in homage to the two RFI journalists, was awarded on Thursday to Arona Diouf and Nicole Diedhou in an emotional ceremony in Dakar, Senegal. (AllAfrica)

Alune Wade to Headline Safaricom Jazz

[Nation] Senegalese vocalist and bassist Alune Wade will be the leading act at the Safaricom Jazz Lounge which will be held on Saturday, November 4, at Uhuru Gardens. Wade has had a long career in the music industry, three decades, and in that time has worked with renowned artistes like Senegalese Ishmael Lo. (AllAfrica)

Bafana Bafana Announce Squad for Senegal World Cup Qualifiers

[News24Wire] The South African Football Association (SAFA) has announced the Bafana Bafana squad set to face Senegal in back-to-back 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifiers next month. (AllAfrica)

Youssou N'dour Dedicates Over D6 Million Prize Money to Senegalese Artists

[The Point] Senegalese music icon, Youssou N'Dour, has dedicated his 75 million CFA, equivalent to D6,150,000, prize money that comes with the Japanese Imperial Nobel Prize for Art to the musicians of his country. (AllAfrica)

President Zuma Hosts Senegalese President at State Banquet

[Govt of SA] Remarks by President Jacob Zuma at the State Banquet during the State Visit of President Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal (AllAfrica)

President Zuma Addresses Visiting Senegal Business Forum

[Govt of SA] Remarks by President Jacob Zuma at the South Africa-Senegal Business Forum on the occasion of the State Visit by President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal (AllAfrica)

Senegal and International Community Commit to Ending Child Marriage

[Ending Child Marriage] From 23rd to 25th October 2017, Dakar will host a High-Level Meeting (HLM) on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa. The meeting will be held at the King Fahd Palace Hotel. (AllAfrica)

President Jacob Zuma - Conference Remarks During State Visit By President of Senegal Macky Sall

[Govt of SA] Media conference remarks by His Excellency President Jacob Zuma during the State Visit by His Excellency Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal, Cape Town (AllAfrica)

President Jacob Zuma - Opening Remarks During State Visit of President Macky Sall of Senegal

[Govt of SA] Opening Remarks by His Excellency President Jacob Zuma during the State Visit of His Excellency President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal, Cape Town (AllAfrica)

Presidency Targets 'Fake News'

[VOA] Senegal's presidency is getting into the fact-checking business. (AllAfrica)

President Jacob Zuma Hosts President Macky Sall for a State Visit to South Africa

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday, 24 October 2017, host the President of the Republic of Senegal, His Excellency President Macky Sall for a State Visit to South Africa in Cape Town. (AllAfrica)

Youth Tackle Sex Taboos in Bid to Boost Contraceptive Use

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Louga -Watching as dozens of children don robes and belts for a karate class at a youth centre in western Senegal, Aissatou and her peers are gearing up for a different kind of fight. (AllAfrica)

Gambia, Senegal Need to Unite to End FGM/C

[The Point] Binta Jammeh-Sidibeh, the executive director of Women's Bureau has stated that Gambia and Senegal need to unite and work together in ensuring that the deep-rooted traditional cultural practice of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is eliminated. (AllAfrica)

Worldremit Partners With Wari To Offer Instant Money Transfers To Senegal

[Groupe Wari] Dakar and London -Senegal's Wari Group and leading digital money transfer company WorldRemit have joined forces to launch instant money transfers to Senegal. (AllAfrica)