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2016-12-02 Renowned Senegalese Sculptor Ousmane Sow Dies At 81
[Deutsche Welle] Inspired by Leni Riefenstahl's photographs of the Nuba people, Ousmane Sow left behind a career in physiotherapy for art. He became the first African to be elected a member of France's renowned Academie des Beaux-Arts.

2016-12-01 African parliamentarians pledge support to harness the demographic dividend for the development of the continent
[UNFPA in WCA] INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF PARLIAMENTARY NETWORKS ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT ON THE THEME DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND AND AFRICA'S DEVELOPMENT NOVEMBER 24 TO 26, 2016, DAKAR, SENEGAL

2016-11-30 Child Anti-Malaria Drug Programs a 'Blueprint' for Africa
[VOA] Researchers say that giving anti-malarial drugs to older children can significantly reduce overall transmission of disease. Currently, most such programs are limited to the under-fives, but a study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, shows that expanding the intervention can lower the number of malaria cases.

2016-11-30 Handball - Angola Beat Senegal
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior women's handball team defeated on Tuesday Senegal by 31-18, in the group A's second round match of the 22nd Africa Cup of Nations, taking place at Luanda's Kilamba arena since Monday.

2016-11-24 Waste Pickers Fight Dump Closure Amid Hazards and Health Risks
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] At the top of a hill in the heart of Senegal's largest rubbish dump, 47-year-old Didou Farai watched as hundreds of workers armed with metal rods picked through piles of waste in search of recyclable materials to sell.

2016-11-23 Meet Top 5 African Player of the Year Nominees
[CAF] Islam SlimaniCountry:AlgeriaBorn:18 June 1988Position: ForwardClub:Leicester City (England)After scoring 31 goals in all competitions for Sporting Lisbon last season, Slimani joined English Champions, Leicester City, for a report club record 28 Million Pounds. The Algerian talisman started hiscareer with the Foxes with three goals in his first five games and has become one of Claudio Ranieri's side men to watch. Slimani netted four times as Algeria qualified for the Total Africa Cup of NationsGabon 2

2016-11-16 Can Senegal Stop Child Begging, Trafficking by Islamic Teachers?
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Tens of thousands of children in religious schools across Senegal are forced to beg in the streets to make money for their teachers, activists say

2016-11-14 Bafana Bafana Beat Senegal to Send a Statement of Intent
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana produced one of the most scintillating performances when they beat the Lions of Teranga in an absorbing FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia qualifier at Peter Mokaba stadium on Saturday afternoon.

2016-11-12 Bafana Overcome Senegal in World Cup Qualifier
[CAJ News] DUBIOUS penalty in the first half earned South Africa a 2-1 victory over visiting Senegal in the 2018 World Cup Group D qualifier match strongly contested at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Saturday.

2016-11-12 Controversial Penalty Gives Bafana Victory
[CAJ News] Polokwane -DUBIOUS penalty in the first half earned South Africa a 2-1 victory over visiting Senegal in the 2018 World Cup Group D qualifier match strongly contested at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Saturday.

2016-11-11 HM the King Performs Friday Prayer in Dakar Grand Mosque
[MAP] Dakar -HM King Mohammed VI, commander of the faithful, accompanied by HH Prince Moulay Ismail and Senegalese Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne, performed the Friday prayer in the Dakar Grand Mosque.

2016-11-09 Furman, Jali Suffer Minor Injury Scares
[SAFA] Midfielders Dean Furman and Andile Jali sat out during Bafana Bafana's impressive 6-1 victory over Limpopo's ABC Motsepe League log leaders Molemole Academy FC in a practice match played at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.

2016-11-08 African Players Wreak Havoc in European Leagues
[CAF] African Footballer of the Year Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang put a mini-suspension behind him to strike four Bundesliga goals for Borussia Dortmund at the weekend.

2016-11-08 Bafana Bafana Arrives in Polokwane to Start Preps for Senegal
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana arrived in Polokwane on Monday afternoon to start preparations for the upcoming crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Senegal on Saturday, 12 November 2016 at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane.

2016-11-08 HM the King, Senegalese Pres. Launch in Dakar Project to Set Up Entrepreneurship Training Center
[MAP] Dakar -HM King Mohammed VI and President of the Republic of Senegal, H.E. Macky Sall chaired, on Tuesday at the presidential palace in Dakar, the launch ceremony of the project on the setting up of an Entrepreneurship Training Center, a project that confirms the sovereign's continuous commitment to solid, active and solidarity-based south-south cooperation.

2016-11-06 King Pays Official Visit to Senegal
[MAP] Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI will start on Sunday an official visit to Senegal, the Ministry of Royal Household, Protocol and Chancellery said on Friday.

2016-11-04 Senegalese Hitman Scores Wonder Goal
[The Herald] SENEGALESE international forward, Moussa Sow, gave the Warriors a timely reminder of the quality that awaits them at the 2017 Nations Cup finals in Gabon with a wonder goal, an outrageous overhead kick which stunned Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, in a Europa Cup tie in Istanbul last night.The 30-year-old Fenerbahce striker is part of the awesome attacking arsenal in the Lions of Teranga team which won all their six qualifying matches for the 2017 AFCON finals and also boasts quality in the form

2016-11-04 Gambian, Senegalese Alleged Human Smugglers Jailed in Italy
[The Point] More than 32 migrants, the majority of them Gambians and Senegalese, have been arrested and sent directly to prison by the Italian police force this year.

2016-11-02 Senegal Announces Squad to Face Bafana Bafana in WC Qualifier
[SAFA] Senegal has announced their 24-man squad to take on Bafana Bafana in the second match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier.

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