Stand Firm, Mr. President
[Greenpeace]The courageous steps taken by the Senegalese President to save his country's fisheries, livelihoods of local communities, and to ensure food security of the population, need to be strengthened and supported.
Opening the Door to Peace in Casamance
[Africa In Fact]As Salatou Sambue travelled around Senegal's southern Casamance region in 2008, meeting with village leaders and discussing efforts to preserve local fishing stocks, he was constantly worried the West African government would think he was plotting an insurgency.
Scientists Say Senegal's President Macky Sall Needs to Push for Better Fisheries in West Africa
[Greenpeace]Dakar -Today, 16 west African and international scientists called on Senegalese President Macky Sall to proactively push for better governance of fisheries in West Africa.
The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition - Senegal Cooperation Framework
[PR Newswire]London -The framework sets out how G8 countries, the Senegal government and the private sector will work together to invest in agriculture and help end hunger.
U.S. to Boost Public-Private Investment for Growth
[allAfrica]As she begins a trip to Ghana, Liberia and Senegal this week, Elizabeth Littlefield, president and chief executive officer of the United States government's development finance agency, the U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), outlines how private-public investment partnerships can help boost growth.
Law Students Debate ICC Africa Focus
[VOA]Dakar -Senegal was the first country in the world to ratify the Rome Statute - the treaty establishing the International Criminal Court (ICC) - that in 1998 gave court the power to prosecute individuals for international crimes such as genocide.
De Villiers Among Five Former Champs in Dakar Rally
[Namibian]The 2014 Dakar Rally in South America is a little over four weeks away and the release of the entry list and start numbers confirms that the Toyota Imperial South Africa Team of Giniel de Villiers/Dirk von Zitzewitz and Leeroy Poulter/Rob Howie are in the company of the world's top rally raid teams as they take on the world's longest and toughest cross country race.
[Africa In Fact]Southern Sudanese swapped the battlefield for the ballot box two-and-a-half years ago, when they voted overwhelmingly to sever their ties with Sudan. On July 9th 2011, jubilant street parties in the capital city of Juba marked the creation of the world's newest sovereign state.
2013 Wafu Cup - Ghana Beats Senegal 3-1 to Win Wafu Cup
[Vanguard]Ghana -Ghana on Thursday won the 2013 GoTV West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Cup by beating Senegal 3-1 in the final match played at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi, central Ghana.
Ghana Down Senegal for Wafu Cup
[CAF]Hosts Ghana accounted for Senegal 3-1 on Thursday (November 28) in Kumasi to win the 2013 West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone 'B' Cup of Nations tournament.
Sen P'tit Galle Comes to Gambia
[Daily Observer]The ground has been set for The Gambia to host for the first time in its history, the next edition of the spectacular P'tit Bal and Sen P'tit Galle, say reports reaching What's On. The programme initiated by Absolute Entertainment and Prince Arts, the two major events are making waves in Senegal.
Thank You, Arctic 30
[Greenpeace]This message comes from Africa, the continent of considerable economic progress and some of the top emerging economies. The continent that is also highly vulnerable to climate change, despite being home to some of the most beautiful ecosystems, and richest natural resources on our planet.
A Call On African Governments to Boost the Fight Against Childhood Cancer
[Sanofi Espoir Foundation]Policy experts, specialists and activists have joined together to call for more action to provide treatment, care and support for children with cancer in African countries.
Senegal Book Wafu Final Place
[CAF]Senegal set up a final meeting with Ghana in the 2013 West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone 'B' tournament after beating Liberia 2-0 on Tuesday (November 26) in Kumasi.
Gambian Athletes Return Home Following Dakar Exploits
[Foroyaa]The National Inter-departmental Sports Association [NISA] finished third in the first ever five-nation-team tournament held in the Senegalese capital, Dakar. Rivaled by Guinea Conakry, Mali, Benin and host Senegal -with Nigeria the sole absentees -, the Gambian outfit most of whom comprised athletes from the various security units in the country, managed to scoop a single gold through Abdourahman S. Sanyang whose efforts garnered points for the tiny West African nation.
AU-UN Peacekeeper Killed in Darfur
[Leadership]The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, on Sunday expressed concern on another attack on a convoy of the AU-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) near Kabkabiya, North Darfur.
Goree Island, Senegal - Tales of Slavery and the Renaissance
[This Day]Uche Anichukwu makes the most of an official visit to Dakar, Senegal, by exploring some of the most infamous vestiges of the trans-atlantic slave trade...
Senegal, Kenya Lead Africa's Internet Surge
[allAfrica]Cape Town -Senegal and Kenya are the African countries where the internet is having the biggest economic impact, according to a new report.
Judge Frees Four Women Accused of Being Lesbians
[AlertNet]A Senegalese judge freed on Wednesday four women accused of breaking the West African country's anti-gay laws, saying there was insufficient evidence to convict them of "improper or unnatural acts".
Accused Lesbians in Senegal Freed for Lack of Evidence
[VOA]Dakar -Four women accused of violating Senegal's harsh anti-gay law have been freed, after a court found there was not enough evidence against them. But activists say the outcome will do little to ease pressure on the West African country's embattled gay community.