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2016-09-29 Senegalese Wrestle With Ethnicity While Reaching for Dreams of Success
[The Conversation Africa] On my mother's side I'm Diola. That's why I'm a good wrestler. Well, actually my family is Socé from Sédhiou, in Casamance. Before my next fight, I want to go to Casamance to solicit prayers from the marabouts there.

2016-09-28 Meet 'World's Darkest Model' Breaking the Internet
[Daily Trust] I have always wondered how a very dark skinned person will look like since we have gone wild in bleaching our dark skin but the melanin gorgeousness of Khoudia Diop has left me in awe of her rare dark skin.

2016-09-27 Aubameyang Marks 100th Appearance With Goal
[CAF] Reigning African Footballer of the Year Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated his 100th Bundesliga appearance at the weekend with a goal for Borussia Dortmund.

2016-09-22 Meet 'Melanin Goddess' Model Khoudia Diop
[Ghana Star] Some people believe that black is beauty while fair colour only attracts. Could you say that to this young Senegalese, Khoudia Diop who happens to be a model with an extremely dark skin that can be likened to that of Charcoal?

2016-09-20 Young People Use Music to Advocate for Change
[Plan International] In Senegal's Timbuktu Studio, young people are learning to use their voices not only as instruments of song, but for also as tools for change.

2016-09-20 Five Senegalese Die in Accident
[The Point] A high speeding Senegalese transport minivan with Senegalese registration number coming from Soma heading to Bambatenda-Yellitenda ferry crossing point in LRR, somersaulted yesterday, claiming five lives, all Senegalese nationals, whilst 16 are seriously wounded and are currently hospitalised in Banjul, state TV reported last night quoting police sources.

2016-09-21 At UN Podium, Senegal's Leader Urges Massive Investment and Fair Development for Africa
[UN News] Senegalese President Macky Sall delivered an impassioned plea from the podium of the United Nations General Assembly for the fair and sustainable development of Africa, while at the same time imploring the international community not to blame Islam and Moslems for the crazed acts of a faithless and lawless minority.

2016-09-15 'China-Africa Cooperation Must be Mutually Beneficial'
[allAfrica] A China-Africa Symposium was held on 11-12 August, 2016 in Mombasa, Kenya, on the theme "Win-Win Cooperation for Common Development". It was co-hosted by the Institute of African Studies, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, China, the China-Africa Development Fund, the African Economic Research Consortium, and the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis. Dozens of Chinese and African researchers, media practitioners and think tanks participating in the meeting deliberated on the priorities

2016-09-08 Ecowas PPDU to Validate Report On Dakar-Lagos Corridor Study
[LINA] The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Project Preparation and Development Unit (PPDU) is expected to validate the final draft report of a study on the Dakar-Lagos Corridor Missing links.

2016-09-06 New Life for African Governance Peer Reviews?
[SAIIA] The African Peer Review Mechanism - the continent's home-grown governance assessment and promotion tool - seems to be slowly turning its fortunes around.

2016-09-05 China, Senegal to Advance Ties of Mutual Benefit
[Focac] Hangzhou -China will work with Senegal to elevate bilateral relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership, President Xi Jinping said when meeting with his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall on Friday.

2016-09-05 Brave Warriors Lose 2-0 At Senegal
[Namibian] DESPITE a gallant performance against Senegal in Dakar on Saturday evening that included a penalty save by Max Mbaeva, the Brave Warriors lost 2-0 in their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group K qualifiera at the Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor.

2016-08-31 Money Shortage Hits Brave Warriors' Preps to Face Lions of Teranga
[Namibian] The Brave Warriors' preparations for Saturday's 2017 Afcon qualifier against Senegal have been hit by financial trouble, team manager Tim Isaacs confirmed on Monday.

2016-08-30 Africa Needs More Investments and Partnerships - Senegalese President
[Focac] Dakar -Senegalese President Macky Sall has said he will push for funding of African economies, equity and fight against tax evasion during the G20 Summit that will be held between Sept. 4 to 5 in Hangzhou, China.

2016-08-30 President Kenyatta Holds Talks With Presidents Sall, Museveni
[Capital FM] President Uhuru Kenyatta today held talks with President Macky Sall of Senegal who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi.

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