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2015-08-04 Unlocking the Potential of Mobile and Cloud Technologies to Deliver Quality Healthcare in Senegal
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Through the integration of innovative technology, Dimagi, a social enterprise, helps organizations deliver quality healthcare to urban and rural communities across the world.

2015-08-03 Heptet Complete Senegal 2015 Line-Up
[CAF] The line-up for the African U-23 Championship Senegal 2015 is complete.

2015-08-03 Fight-On!
[Times of Zambia] Hats off to Fighton Simukonda for being the first Zambian coach to qualify the Under-23 soccer squad to the Africa Under-23 Championship.

2015-08-03 Benue NURTW Wants Governor Ortom to Wade Into Union Crisis
[Guardian] Makurdi -Benue State executive council of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has called on Governor Samuel Ortom as well as the national and state secretariat of the union to urgently intervene and stop further alleged interference into the affairs of the Makurdi branch of the union by the Makurdi Local Government Council Chairman.

2015-08-03 Under-23 Eye Senegal Finals
[Times of Zambia] History is beckoning for Zambia today as the Under-23 soccer squad attempts to knock out a dreaded Ivory Coast side for a place at the Senegal 2015 African Championship.

2015-07-31 Interview with Mrs Danielle Taylor from the Carter Center on Peace and islam
[allAfrica] The Jamhiyatu Ansaarud-Dîn association of Senegal ( JAD), committed to fight against terrorism, protect and defend the image of Islam, organized an international conference on " Peace and Islam " which took place on July 28th and 29th, 2015 in Dakar, and brought out the " Declaration of Dakar ". Mrs Danielle Taylor who represented the Carter Center to this event, granted an interview to the AllAfrica team based in Dakar.

2015-07-31 Ambassador Ndiaye Thanks President Jammeh for Pardoning Senegalese Prisoners
[The Point] Senegal's Ambassador to The Gambia, Professor Saliou Ndiaye, has expressed gratitude with profound thanks to President Yahya Jammeh for pardoning and setting free 26 Senegalese convicts, among the more than 229 prisoners released by the Gambian leader last week in observance of the 21st anniversary of the July 22nd Revolution.

2015-07-30 Akon Proving That Charity Begins At Home
[New Times] One of the continent's premier music icons, Akon, was this week in Kigali to drum up support for his energy project; Akon Lighting Africa.

2015-07-28 Hissène Habré Lawyers Fight Back
[] Lawyers of former Chadian president Hissène Habré, on trial for war crimes, crimes against humanity and torture, are counter-attacking from outside the special court in Dakar which is trying him and which they are boycotting like their client. First in their line of attack is current Chadian president Idriss Deby, who ousted Habré, followed by Senegalese President Macky Sall, whom they accuse of protecting Deby.

2015-07-29 Modou Jobe Tells of Agony in Missing Out On Senegalese Title
[Daily Observer] Gambian international goalkeeper Modou Jobe described Saturday night as an agonising long one for him after his Niarry Tally lost the Senegalese league title with a final day goalless stalemate at Port de Dakar.

2015-07-29 Delegation From Senegal in Mauritius to Discuss Avenues of Cooperation
[Government of Mauritius] A delegation from Senegal comprising of the Minister of Economy, Finance and Planning, Mr Amadou Ba, the Minister of Industry and Mines, Mr Aly Ngouille Ndiaye, and the Minister of Water and Sanitation, Mr Mansour Faye arrived in Mauritius yesterday morning. They were received at the SSR International Airport by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Etienne Sinatambou.

2015-07-27 Last Day Joy for As Douanes
[CAF] AS Douanes wrapped up the 2014/2015 Senegal Premier League title on the final day of the season, thanks to a 2-1 win over ASC Linguere on Sunday (26 July 2015) Sunday in Guedewiaya.

2015-07-27 Algeria First to Qualify for Senegal
[CAF] Algeria are the first team to qualify for the African U-23 Championship Senegal 2015.

2015-07-26 Two Publishers, One Reporter Placed Under Court Supervision
[MFWA] Mohamed Guèye, publisher of Le Quotidien, and Alioune Badara Fall and Mamadou Seck, publisher and reporter respectively of L'Observateur, were charged and placed under court supervision on July 17, 2015.

2015-07-23 Chadian Torture Victims Face Former President
[IRIN] N'djamena/Dakar -Clement Abaifouta, 55, has been waiting nearly 25 years to put one question to Hissène Habré, the former president of Chad: "Why did you arrest me?"

2015-07-23 Three Publishers Arrested and Detained On the Same Day
[MFWA] On July 14, 2015, police detained Mohamed Gueye and Alioune Badara Fall, publishers of Le Quotidien and L'Observateur, newspapers respectively.

2015-07-22 Habre Trial Delayed, New Lawyers Appointed
[] Dakar -Hardly a day after the spectacular opening of former Chadian president Hissène Habré's war crimes trial before the Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) in Dakar, it was on Tuesday postponed to September 7 to give his new court-appointed lawyers time to study the case files.

2015-07-24 Kenya Lionesses Up Against Madagascar and Senegal
[The Star] Kenya have been seeded second and placed in Pool 'B' of the 2016 Africa Cup Sevens which doubles up as the African Women's Rugby Sevens Olympic qualifiers set for September 24-25 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2015-07-24 Uganda VS Senegal - the Take Home Lessons
[Independent (Kampala)] One country that interests me most in Africa is Senegal. To that, I may add Tanzania. It is one of the few African countries that has never experienced a coup d'etat and is considered among the top ten most democratic countries in Africa. But that's not the whole story.

2015-07-23 Q&A - the Case of Hissène Habré Before the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal
[HRW] On July 20, 2015, the former dictator of Chad, Hissène Habré, will stand trial on charges of crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes before the Extraordinary African Chambers in the Senegal court system. The chambers were inaugurated by Senegal and the African Union in February 2013 to prosecute the "person or persons" most responsible for international crimes committed in Chad between 1982 and 1990, the period when Habré ruled Chad.

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