Gambia, Senegal Bilateral Customs Experts Meeting Opens in Banjul
[The Point] A three-day bilateral annual customs experts meeting between officials of the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) and the Senegalese Customs Administration opened yesterday at the Coco Ocean Hotel.
Protecting the Environment? There's an App for That
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -By building environmental apps, students learn about technology and the environment
Floods Expose Need for Community Warning, Preparation
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kaffrine -"We were completely powerless - so much so that all we could do was abandon our homes and gather on the village square"
Russia to Hold Elections for Gambia, Senegal Residents
[Daily Observer] The Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Senegal has announced it will organise elections to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation for Russian citizens residing in Senegal and The Gambia. This was contained in a press release sent to the Daily Observer.
How to Get Cheaper Internet, Data Across Africa
[Balancing Act] London -Africa's data and Internet communications infrastructure has improved so much in the last decade that it's easy to become complacent. The dual challenges of price and quality of service have not been overcome.
Dancing Grandmothers Lead Charge for Health Over Tradition
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Ndoyenne 2 -Grandmothers are using their influence to promote modern medicine and health care, and discuss issues from family planning and malnutrition to maternal mortality
Christians, Muslims Unite to End Sale of Counterfeit Drugs
[CISA] Dakar -Sections of Christians and Muslims in Senegal have come together to create awareness on the risks of counterfeit drugs for sale in the country.
Maid in Saudi Arabia Could Face Death Penalty After Murder Charge
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Senegalese maid trafficked to Saudi Arabia may face death penalty after charged with killing her employer
GRA, Senegalese Custom Sign MoU
[Foroyaa] The 8th Bilateral meeting between the Gambia Revenue Authority and Senegalese Custom Administration concluded on Wednesday, 27 July, 2016, at a local hotel in Bijilo.
Niarry Tally Leaves It Late to Clinch Coupe Du Senegal
[CAF] Niarry Tally scored thrice in the last 13 minutes against Casa Sport to clinch their first ever Coupe du Senegal (Senegal Cup) on Saturday (30 July 2016) at the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium, Dakar.
Senegal Court Orders Habre to Pay for Chad Atrocities
[Deutsche Welle] Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre has been ordered by a court to pay up to tens of thousands of euros to each of his victims. In May, Habre was sentenced to life in prison for atrocities during his eight-year reign.
New Steps to Protect Talib├ęs, Street Children
[HRW] Dakar -The Senegalese government's recent initiative to remove children including those forced to beg by their Quranic teachers from the streets is an important step in reforming a deeply entrenched system of exploitation, Human Rights Watch and the Platform for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (PPDH), a coalition of 40 Senegalese children's rights organizations, said today. The groups urged authorities to sustain the momentum with investigations and prosecutions of teachers and others who commit seri
Why Did President Sall Pardon a Rival Convicted of Embezzling Millions?
[African Arguments] Karim Wade (aka "The Minister of Earth and Skies" and "Mr 15%") is the influential son of the former president and could run against Macky Sall in 2019.
Shocks and Surprises As Finalists Emerge
[CAF] The eight teams for the final tournament for the 20thn edition of the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Zambia 2017 are now known, but it wasn't without the usual shocks and surprises that characterises the battle for places of any major championship.