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Senegal to Get $22m Drought Pay-Out From AU Agency

[East African] Senegal will receive at least $22 million drought insurance compensation from continental firm, the African Risk Capacity Insurance Company (ARC). (AllAfrica)


African Airlines Association Adds a Kenyan Airline and Three Others

[CIO] The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has this year welcomed four new member airlines in Kenya, Djibouti, Senegal and Uganda. (AllAfrica)


Opportunities in Africa #NYC19 September 27

[Wutiko] New York -Wutiko in association with Pace University Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems organizes Opportunities in Africa #NYC19 on September 27th at Pace University's Manhattan campus. (AllAfrica)


Is the Socialist Party Set for a Leadership Battle?

[The Conversation Africa] The secretary general of Senegal's Socialist Party, Ousmane Tanor Dieng, died in July this year. There are concerns that his death will intensify divides in the Party's leadership. This threatens the future of a party that has shaped Senegalese politics since 1948, before independence. (AllAfrica)


A Scandalous Soapie - Can TV Drama Drive Change for Women?

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Djalika wants to divorce her abusive husband. Her best friend Dior escaped a forced marriage and moved to the city, and her colleague Mareme is brazenly having fun with a married man. (AllAfrica)


Uganda's Dr. Emma Naluyima and Senegal's Baba Dioum Share 2019 Africa Food Prize

[allAfrica] Accra -Uganda's Dr. Emma Naluyima and Senegal's Baba Dioum have been honoured with the prestigious 2019 Africa Food Prize for their commendable effort in demonstrating and promoting innovative and sustainable growth in Africa's agriculture through improved resource use and market links. (AllAfrica)


Surfer Launches Dakar's First Zero-Waste Restaurant

[VOA] Plastic bags, bottles, cigarette butts and other debris lap against the shore of Virage Beach in northwest Dakar, Senegal. Workers from beachside restaurants and surf shops rake the sand to try to capture the waste, but the garbage always returns. (AllAfrica)


Satellite Data Shows Hunger Looming in Senegal, Mauritania

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -The maps show large areas of barren pastures, which means animals will die, stripping owners of their sole source of food and income (AllAfrica)


President Kagame in France for G7 Summit

[Rwanda Govt] President Kagame today has arrived in Biarritz, France where he joins other African and world leaders for this year's G7 Summit. Rwanda joins Australia, Burkina Faso, Chile, Egypt, India, Senegal, and South Africa as the eight non-member states taking part in this year's G7 summit. (AllAfrica)


Soldiers Deployed for VIP Training in Senegal

[Foroyaa] Soldiers of the Gambia Armed Forces have been deployed to go for a VIP- and Presidential protection training in Senegal. (AllAfrica)


Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director, to bear African Youths' message to the Nairobi Summit on ICPD 25.

[UNFPA in WCA] Dakar, Senegal -- 9 August 2019: The official visit of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem was marked by her participation in the "25 Hours of Dakar", organized by AfriYAN, the African network of youth and adolescents in population and development with the presence of delegates from the 23 countries of West and Central Africa. (AllAfrica)


Govt to Extend Electricity Line to Senegal, Ghana, Others

[Vanguard] The Federal Government, Wednesday, disclosed that it was building power transmission line to link up some countries in the West African sub-region. (AllAfrica)


The 600 Film Premiered in Senegal as Rwandans Celebrate Liberation

[New Times] Rwandans in Senegal were on Friday joined by diplomats and friends of Rwanda at the African Renaissance Museum to mark the 25th anniversary of the country's liberation. (AllAfrica)


D'Tigress Beat Senegal to Remain African Champions

[Premium Times] The Nigeria women national basketball team, D'Tigress, have successfully defended the FIBA Women's AfroBasket title they won two years ago. (AllAfrica)


What You Need to Win Afcon Soccer Tourney

[The Conversation Africa] The African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament is the most important sporting event on the continent. It attracts media attention, sponsors and draws significant global viewership. Organised every two years, it is also considered one of the most difficult to win based on a large qualification pool. (AllAfrica)


Orange Digital Ventures' Marieme Diop On Investing in Start-Ups With Potential to Scale and Creating Dakar Network Angels

[Innovation in Africa] Marieme Diop is in a really interesting position. As one of the people behind Orange Digital Ventures she has a really good view of the big three African investment countries. But coming from Senegal, she's been a moving force behind setting up Dakar Network Angels to address growth issues in Francophone Africa. (AllAfrica)


Lionesses Cry Out for Help in Dakar Jungle

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The national women's basketball team currently in Dakar, Senegal for the FIBA Afrobasket has now asked the Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) and the government to release funds that were meant to cater for their allowances. (AllAfrica)


Region Must Confront Its Foreign Terrorist Fighters

[ISS] One year ago, 13 Senegalese nationals were convicted for acts of terrorism by criminal association. Twelve of them had joined Boko Haram in Nigeria. The 13th joined Katiba al-Furqane, a branch of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in Mali. (AllAfrica)


Kojo and Staff Job At Risk

[NEWS] ... After Being Knock Out Of CHAN Qualifiers (AllAfrica)


EXCAF Wants to Complete DTT Process in Senegal By the End of 2019 and Starts DTT Transition in Gambia for 2020

[Balancing Act] London -Three countries in West Africa have chosen to go the local route for the DTT switchover: Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal. All of them have suffered teething problems or contractual disputes but both Ghana and Senegal are close to completion. It shows that the process can be handled locally and does not always need to be in the hands of international suppliers like Star Times. Russell Southwood talks to Sidy Diagne, CEO, Excaf about the lessons learned. (AllAfrica)


Assistant Secretary Nagy Travels to Côte d'Ivoire and Senegal

[State Department] The United States and Côte d'Ivoire will co-host the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire from August 4-6. (AllAfrica)


Lone Star Delegation Arrives in Dakar

[FrontPageAfrica] Dakar -A 29-man Liberia Football Association (LFA) delegation finally arrived in Dakar, Senegal on August 1 following hours of delays at the Robert International Airport (RIA). (AllAfrica)


Kenyan Youngster Chasing NBA Dream in Senegal

[Nation] Even as Kenya basks in the glory of the history-making national men basketball team in the Fiba AfroCan Championship, a basketball prodigy from Kisumu is carrying the national flag high in Senegal. (AllAfrica)


Rising Sea Levels Challenge Fishermen

[VOA] Saint Louis, Senegal is home to generations of fishermen, who say they know no other life or way to make a living. (AllAfrica)


Algeria Celebrate Second African Cup of Nations Title

[Ghanaian Times] BAGHDAD Bounedjah's early goal propelled Algeria to a first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years after a fiery 1-0 victory over Sadio Mane's Senegal yesterday's final in Cairo. (AllAfrica)


Algeria Crowned Champions of Africa for the Second Time

[CAF] Cairo -Baghdad Bounedjah's first minute deflected effort handed Algeria their second Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title after a 29-year wait with a 1-0 victory over Senegal in a highly charged final at the Cairo International Stadium on Friday night. (AllAfrica)


Malaria Vaccine Not Just a Dream - Dr. Aminatou Kone

[allAfrica] Dakar -An African scientific conference this week was "a platform for this young generation to express their views about how they perceive the future of science in Africa. We will leave here with new motivations and more opportunities." - Aminata Kone (AllAfrica)


Algeria and Senegal Battle for Cup of Nations Supremacy

[RFI] Cairo -Yearning, redemption, identity and amity are among a plethora of threads intertwining elegantly for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations final on Friday night in Cairo. (AllAfrica)


Algeria vs Senegal - Foxes and Lions Tango to Be Afcon

[Premium Times] FIFA ranks Senegal as the best footballing nation in Africa and they have proved their ranking by making their first final since 2002. Algeria, ranked 12th, have played the best football in Egypt and look like champions in waiting. (AllAfrica)


Senegal, Algeria Coaches to Face Off in the Africa Cup of Nations Final

[RFI] Algeria and Senegal are going head-to-head in Cairo for the Africa Cup of Nations final on Friday as both home-grown African coaches are preparing their teams for the first time in 21 years. (AllAfrica)


A Fifth 'All-African Coaches' AFCON Final

[CAF] When Algeria locks horns with Senegal at the Cairo International Stadium this Friday (19 July 2019) to determine the new king of African football, there would be a historic milestone on the sidelines. (AllAfrica)