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Warriors Fight Back for Draw With Flames

[Cosafa] Zimbabwe fought back from two goals down to draw with Malawi on Friday in a thrilling Group B clash at the 2021 COSAFA Cup that is being played in Nelson Mandela Bay. (AllAfrica)

Gambia Oil Drill Forces Far to Sell Senegal Stake in U.S.$4. 6 Billion Project

[The Point] Now it is official: Australia oil giant, FAR Oil, sold its stakes in Sangomar project in Senegal in a bid to keep its license requirements for upcoming oil wells off The Gambia. (AllAfrica)

Senegal Registers 356 New Covid-19 Cases

[The Point] The Senegalese Ministry of Health has yesterday reported 356 new cases of covid-19, with five deaths. (AllAfrica)

Namibia Beat Senegal, Zimbabwe and Mozambique Play to Draw

[Cosafa] The 2015 champions Namibia defeated west African guest nation Senegal 2-1 to get their 2021 COSAFA Cup Group B campaign off to a positive start in Nelson Mandela Bay on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Hungry Lions Stalk Warriors

[Namibian] SENEGAL's Teranga Lions are not on a southern African safari, they are here to conquer. The West African Cosafa Cup guests are hungry and have a single mind to gobble up everything on offer, the team's head of delegation, Sam Diatta, said. (AllAfrica)

Brave Warriors Beat Senegal in Cosafa Cup

[Namibian] NAMIBIA rode their luck to steal a march on their Cosafa Cup Group B rivals after beating a youthful Senegal 2-1 in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa yesterday. (AllAfrica)

New Counterterror Laws Threaten Rights

[HRW] Nairobi -- Pass Amendments to Protect Peaceful Dissent (AllAfrica)

Rusty Kenya Simbas Lose to Senegal in World Cup Qualifier

[Nation] A rusty Kenya Simbas side lost 20-19 to Senegal in a Rugby Africa Cup Pool B match at Nyayo Stadium on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Listen! Senegal Plan to Storm Cosafa Cup As They Gun for Victory!

[Cosafa] Senegal will feature in the 2021 COSAFA Cup as a guest nation but are determined to take home the trophy when the tournament is played in Nelson Mandela Bay from July 6-18. (AllAfrica)

Gambian Refugees in Senegal Ask Government to Respect Their Rights

[Foroyaa] Residents of Kerr Mot Hali, who are currently in exile, have renewed their call to the Gambia Government to respect their rights as citizens of the country. (AllAfrica)

#justicepourlouise Rape Case Shakes Senegal

[HRW] Government Should Promptly Adopt Strong Policy to Tackle Abuses against Students (AllAfrica)

Senegal Seeks Nigeria's Expertise in Counter-Insurgency Operation

[Daily Trust] The Inspector-General, Senegalese Armed Forces, Maj.-Gen. Elhadji Niang, has solicited collaboration with the Armed Forces of Nigeria in dealing with the menace of insurgency in sub-Saharan Africa. (AllAfrica)

History Corner 1975 - the Year Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara Brokered Peace Between Senegal and Guinea Conakry

[The Point] Our Founding President His Excellency Alhaji Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, GCMRG, was a man of peace. He kept peace a-yard and abroad. Whilst his intrepid efforts to bring peace to Liberia in the early 1990s are well noted by scholars, less has been written by scholars about his other successful peacemaking adventure- the one he undertook in the early summer of 1975 to normalize the toxic diplomatic relations between Senegal and Guinea Conakry. (AllAfrica)

Chipu Hit Senegal for 50 as They Start Barthes Cup Defense On a High

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya's Under-20 rugby team began the defense of its Barthes Cup title on Saturday with a 50-3 thrashing of Senegal at the Nyayo National Stadium. (AllAfrica)

Country to Move All Govt Data to Huawei-Run Data Center

[RFI] Senegal will move all government data and digital platforms from foreign servers to a new national data centre in an effort to strengthen its digital sovereignty. The move risks making the African country's digital infrastructure fully dependent on Chinese technology. (AllAfrica)

Conakry-Dakar Border Closure Hampers Revenue Collection in URR

[The Point] The customs manager attached at Basse Custom Post, Buba Ceesay, has disclosed that the border closure between Guinea Conakry and Senegal has negatively impacted the collection of revenue in the Upper River Region. He added that this is due to the political crisis in Guinea Conakry. (AllAfrica)

25 Heures de Dakar: Put young people first in implementing the ICPD25 commitments

[UNFPA in WCA] UNFPA in partnership with AfriYAN, the Dakar Forum and Dakar Music Expo (AllAfrica)

Namibia Pitted Against Senegal, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique in Cosafa Cup

[Namibia Economist] The Brave Warriors was drawn in Group C of the 20th edition of the COSAFA Cup alongside Senegal, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe to Clash With Giants Senegal in 2021 Cosafa Cup

[SAFA] Six-time winners Zimbabwe have been drawn alongside west African guest nation Senegal in the group stages of the historic 20th edition of the COSAFA Cup that will be staged in Nelson Mandela Bay from July 7-18. (AllAfrica)

Senegal, Ivory Coast Arrive Lagos for Invitational Relays

[This Day] Two out of the seven countries confirmed for the invitational relays scheduled as part of Nigeria's Olympic trials have arrived Lagos for the event. (AllAfrica)

Limited Supplies Slow Covid-19 Vaccination in Africa

[Africa Renewal] Only 38 million vaccines have been received on the continent of about 1.2 billion people. (AllAfrica)

The Game - Senegal Humbles Madagascar

[Cameroon Tribune] This was during the first group A game played yesterday June 9, 2021 in Yaounde which ended on a 42-16 score in favour of Senegal. (AllAfrica)

Guinean President Admits to Negotiating With Senegal Sharing Future Oil Discoveries

[ANGOP] Bissau -- President of Guinea-Bissau Umaro Sissoco Embaló admitted Wednesday that he is negotiating agreements with Senegal for a possible sharing of future discoveries of oil believed to exist in the border waters of the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Govt Gives Tax Exemption to Media, Tourism

[The Point] Senegalese President Macky Sall has exempted the tourism sector and media from paying tax in 2020 and 2021. (AllAfrica)

Covid-19 - Gambia Registers 21 New Cases, Senegal Imposes Curfew

[The Point] The Gambia has registered 21 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 3,833. This is the highest single-day number of cases recorded in over five weeks, while rising number of cases forced Senegal to impose curfew. (AllAfrica)

Senegal Declares State of Emergency, Curfew to Combat Spike in Covid-19

[RFI] Senegal has announced a night-time curfew on two regions, including the capital Dakar, in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus. (AllAfrica)

National Calls for Proposals (The Gambia, Ghana, Senegal) - Supporting Remittances in Times of Crisis in Africa

[IFAD] The Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR) of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is pleased to announce the 2020 National Calls for Proposals: Supporting Remittances in Times of Crisis in Africa. (AllAfrica)

Lands Minister Calls for Demining On Gambia-Senegal Southern Border

[Foroyaa] Musa Drammeh, the Gambia's Lands Minister, has called for the demining of the Southern border between Gambia and Senegal, as it is hampering their activities in the area. (AllAfrica)

Why Rwanda, Ethiopia, Senegal and Liberia Are Ideal Birthplaces

[East African] Bill Gates, co-founder of tech giant Microsoft, philanthropist, and one of the world's richest men scares some people, especially those on the extreme political right. (AllAfrica)

Fears Grow Over Gambia-Senegal Border Tensions

[The Point] A local news outlet - Emedia in Senegal has described it "quite worrying" the confrontations at the Gambia-Senegal border in recent times. (AllAfrica)

Shaping Peace Together in the Sahel

[allAfrica] The International Day of Peace, which is an annual special day, observed on 21 September around the world, has a distinct place in the Sahel. The United Nations established this special day in 1981 and in 2011, the UN General Assembly unanimously voted to designate the day as one fully devoted to non-violence and ceasefire among combatants across the globe. (AllAfrica)