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2014-04-18 The Habré Affair - Why Chad Cannot File a Case
[Fahamu]Chad accuses Hissène Habré of having looted the Chadian treasury upon fleeing the country, and with reason. But it is obvious that a legal entity, such as a company or a state, cannot be the victim of most serious violations of international law, such as genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture.

2014-04-18 Top GPA Officials Meet Senegalese Transport Union
[Foroyaa]Four months ago, the Senegalese Transport Union announced its decision to close the border crossing points with the Republic of The Gambia, amid controversy that arose between the Senegalese drivers and the GPA officials over the tariff at the ferry crossing points.

2014-04-16 40 GCE Club Members Off to Dakar
[Daily Observer]At least 40 members of the Gambia College English (GCE) Club Sunday left to Dakar, Senegal to meet with the students of Cheikh Anta Diop University, in order to formalise the link between the two institutions.

2014-04-15 Demba Ba Rescued Chelsea for the Second Time Within Five Days
[CAF]Senegalese Demba Ba rescued Chelsea for the second time within five days when he scored the weekend English Premier League winner at Swansea. The striker, a fringe player for much of the season, struck on 68 minutes and the 1-0 victory kept the London club two points behind leaders Liverpool. Substitute Ba snatched the late midweek goal that took Chelsea to the Champions League semi-finals at the expense of Paris Saint-Germain.

2014-04-16 Chinese Medical Mission to Senegal Makes Donation to Dakar Hospital
[Focac]Dakar -The 15th Chinese medical mission to Senegal on Monday offered medical equipment worth 30,000 U.S. dollars to the Pikine National Hospital in Dakar.

2014-04-15 Demba Ba Saves Chelsea Again!
[Africa Top Sports]Demba Ba is definitely the man of the moment at Chelsea. Long shelved, the Senegalese striker hinted at great things during these last outputs with his London side. After being the hero of the qualification of Chelsea for the Champions League semifinals at the expense of PSG at the Stamford Bridge, the ex-Newcastle trigger has rehearsed his top form Sunday against Swansea.

2014-04-14 Guinea, Senegal Clash Over Ebola
[Heritage]Health Minister of Guinea has expressed serious opposition to the decision taken by neighboring Senegal to close its land borders with Guinea during the recent outbreak of the Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF) in Guinea.

2014-04-14 Senegal Test Delights Manneh
[Daily Observer]The head coach of the young Scorpions, Tapha Manneh, expressed delight for his side's goalless draw against the young Lions of Senegal, in a build-up match played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau on Saturday. He confirmed that the game was a test for his players and that though the score was goalless it was a good lesson for them. "Looking at our game against the young Lions of Senegal, we played seven players who were not part of our game against Liberia - our first leg of the U-20 championship qualif

2014-04-14 We Didn't Violate Any Rule or Regulation - GFF Second Vice President
[The Point]Kebba Touray, second vice president of Gambia Football Federation (GFF), has defended the use of 1994 born players by the GFF in the preliminary round of the CAF Youth Championship for Senegal 2015, saying they have not violated any rules and regulations.

2014-04-14 Senegalese U-20 Coach Calls On Public to Rally Behind Gambia U-20 As He Tips the Team to Qualify for Senegal 2015
[The Point]Joseph Koto, head coach of the Senegalese U-20, has called on the Gambian public to come out in their large numbers to fill the Independence Stadium to capacity and support the Gambia U-20 in their upcoming game against Liberia in Banjul.

2014-04-14 U-20s in Saturday Friendly With Senegal
[Foroyaa]Gambia's Young Scorpions offered to step up their search for a place in the CAF youth championship with a warm-up game against the junior Taranga Lions of Senegal this weekend. Tapha Manneh and his army of players managed to get one better of compatriots and fellow spot-seeking Liberia last weekend at home to the Lone Stars in the first-leg of the preliminary round.

2014-04-10 Great Senegambia Symposium & Conference Mourns Dr Saja Taal
[The Point]Following the death Dr Saja Taal, a Senior Political Science Lecturer at The University of The Gambia on Tuesday 2 April 2014, The Senegalese-Gambian Association for Integration and Socio-Economic Development(SGAISD) Gambia Chapter, in collaboration with their Senegalese counterparts, had an emergency meeting in Dakar, Senegal, on Thursday 4 April 2014 to exclusively discuss about the untimely demise of Dr Taal vis-Ă -vis "The Great Senegambian Symposium and Conference", originally scheduled for 25 a

2014-04-11 Gambia U-20 to Quarrel With Senegal U-20 in International Friendly
[The Point]The Gambia U-20 team will host Senegal U-20 team in the all-Senegambia derby international friendly game slated for tomorrow, Saturday 12 April 2014, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

2014-04-10 'Gambia-Senegal Ties Could Be Model for African Integration'
[Daily Observer]Longstanding blood, cultural and bilateral relationship existing between the governments and peoples of the Republics of The Gambia and Senegal has a great potential to become a model for the much sought-after African integration, opined the governor of Upper River Region (URR).

2014-04-09 Demba Ba Seals Semifinal Berth for Chelsea!
[Africa Top Sports]What a game! What suspense! PSG could not stand up tall in front of Chelsea in the framework of the quarterfinals second leg of Champions League. Winners 3-1 during the first leg at the Parc des Princes, Parisians were enjoying a beautiful advantage to be maintained at Stamford Bridge. But, Jose Mourinho, The Special One made ones again proof of his coaching supremacy in Europe as he inflicted a bitter and unforgettable 2-0 slap to the French capital club to seal Champions League semifinal berth.

2014-04-10 Chelsea - Ba Does Not Forgive Mourinho
[Africa Top Sports]Striped by challenge in the José Mourinho era this season, Demba Ba keeps his head on his shoulders after his goal sending Chelsea in the semifinals.

2014-04-10 SGAISD Mourns Dr. Saja Taal
[Daily Observer]The Senegalese-Gambian Association for Integration and Socio-Economic Development (SGAISD) Gambia Chapter and their Senegalese counterparts mourned the death of Dr. Saja Taal Senior Political Science Lecturer, at the University of The Gambia, who passed away on Tuesday 02nd April 2014.

2014-04-09 Mourinho - We Are Proud of Ba, He Is a Good Guy, a Good Pro
[Africa Top Sports]Senegalese international striker Demba Ba, was the author of the goal of the qualification of Blues for the semifinals of the Champions League at the expense of PSG. The former Newcastle player is the hero of the evening celebrated.

2014-04-09 Young Scorpions Host Senegal in Saturday Test
[Daily Observer]Buoyed by Sunday's important 1-0 away victory over Liberia, the Young Scorpions of The Gambia will host Senegal in an international friendly at the Independence Stadium this weekend, ahead of the deciding game with the Satellites.

2014-04-09 Namibia to Strengthen Economic Ties With Senegal
[New Era]Windhoek -President Hifikepunye Pohamba and his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall have stressed the need to promote economic and commercial cooperation and encouraged the two countries' private sectors to strengthen ties.

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