Bafana Bafana to Face Senegal in Polokwane
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana will face Senegal at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane - this is the second match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualfiers.
Dakar's Threatened 'Green Lung' Gets Reforestation Boost
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Pulling away a black plastic pot, a forest guard holds up a short, wispy sapling before dozens of people.
Warriors Draw Algeria, Senegal in Tough Afcon Finals Group
[New Zimbabwe] AS expected, Zimbabwe were drawn to face African football power houses Algeria, Senegal and Tunisia in what is clearly a tough group.
Ghana, Algeria, Cote d'Ivoire and Senegal Are Favourites - Abdul Razak
[CAF] Fondly called 'Golden Boy', Karim Abdul Razak is unarguably one of the most talented players in the history of African football. Now in his 60's, the Ghana and Asante Kotoko legend gets another opportunity for yet another experience in the Africa Cup of Nations, a competition he won in 1978.
Launch of the 2016 World Disasters Report in Senegal
[IFRC] "Never the world has known so much suffering since the Second World War. The number of people forced to leave or flee their homes due to insecurity, lack of sources of income, difficulties in accessing housing, to feed or take care of their families. No one has ever seen as much."
African Stars Nominated For CAF Footballer of the Year Award
[This Day] Nigeria stars Kelechi Iheanacho, Mikel Obi and Ahmed Musa are among 30 players nominated by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for the African Footballer of the Year 2016 award.
Aliou Sall Resigns From Petro-Tim Senegal
[The Point] The mayor of the Dakar suburb of Guediayae, Aliou Sall, who is also brother to President Macky Sall, had on Thursday resigned as Administrator of Petro-Tim Senegal, a private petroleum company, according to the online publication, Dakaractu.
Security Forces Must Exercise Restraint At Protests
[AI London] Ahead of planned protests this afternoon by opposition supporters in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, Amnesty International's West and Central Africa Director Alioune Tine said:
Making Girls Count in the Sustainable Development Goals Era
[UNFPA in WCA] Statement of UNFPA Executive Director on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2016"Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?" asks Susmita, a teenager from Odisha, India.Susmita has never gone to school. She tends the few animals her family owns and attends to household chores. Like more than one in three girls in her community, she may be married before turning 18.
Uganda Hoping to Host Senegal in World Cup Warm Up
[Monitor] Kampala -It has emerged that Senegal is among three countries that Fufa have sought to face Uganda Cranes here in an international friendly next month.
22000 CODESRIA books to African institutions of higher education
[allAfrica] The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) has donated 21,771 books to seven African institutions of higher education and research and five public universities on the continent. In donating the books, valued at over 100 million CFA, the aim of CODESRIA is to strengthen teaching, research and human capital development in Africa. The ceremony for the book donation was held in CODESRIA's premises in Dakar, Senegal, on Thursday, 6 October 2016.
Balde, Sow Inspire Senegal to Victory
[CAF] Keita Balde scored and provided an assist for Moussa Sow as Senegal kicked-off their Group D qualifiers with a 2-0 win over Cape Verde on Saturday at the Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor, Dakar.
African Rivals Set for Group-Stage Challenge
[CAF] For the 20 remaining teams in the CAF qualifying campaign, the journey to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia(TM) begins in earnest this week as they play their first games in the group stage. With only the five group winners earning the right to represent the continent, the stakes are high from the off as every team knows that a loss in the first game sees them having to make up ground.
Villages Deserted for Dreams of Europe
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Goudiry -Slumped on a bench in a village in southeast Senegal - which is lifeless but for the occasional bleating of goats and splutter of old motorcycles - Aliou Thiam has only one thing on his mind.
Chadian Ninga Overshadows African Stars in Europe
[CAF] France-based Chadian Casimir Ninga was the unlikely star of a largely frustrating weekend for Africans across Europe. The 23-year-old scored his first Ligue 1 hat-trick -- twice giving Montpellier a two-goal lead in a 3-3 draw at fellow strugglers Dijon.
What Is the Difference Between Gambian and Senegalese Political Dispensation?
[Foroyaa] WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GAMBIAN AND SENEGALESE POLITICAL DISPENSATION?
Guinea Complete Octet Thanks to Last-Gasp Equalizer
[CAF] A stoppage time equalizer by Sekou Camara was enough for Guinea to hold Senegal 1-1 in Conakry on Monday and claim the final spot for the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations Madagascar 2017.
Holders Mali Qualify As Guinea, Senegal Battle for Last Spot
[CAF] Mali will be in Madagascar come next year to defend their title at the 12 th edition of the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations. 'Les Aiglonnets' beat Ethiopia 2-1 on Sunday away in Addis Ababa to complete a double and advance 4-1 on aggregate.
Nepad, Ecowas Hold Knowledge Management Workshop in Senegal
[The Point] The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Agency and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, with the technical support of the Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), ended a three-day joint workshop on knowledge management with the focus on food and nutrition security and agriculture development.
Sow Returns to Senegal Squad for Cape Verde Clash
[CAF] Veteran forward, Moussa Sow, has been included in Senegal's 24-man squad ahead of their FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier at home to Cape Verde on 8 October 2016.