Gambia Information Minister Reacts to Dakar, Bissau Newspapers
[The Point] The Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure of The Gambia has reacted to an article in the Senegalese daily L'Observateur (Issue No 3593 of 14th September 2015) which was culled and republished in the Ultima Hora newspaper of Guinea Bissau on 17th September.
Fighting Timber Trafficking - Will President's Measures Make a Difference?
[ISS] Every year, Senegal loses 40 000 hectares of forest, especially in the Casamance region where timber trafficking has increased. To address this, Senegalese President Macky Sall announced a number of new measures on 24 July 2015.
Africa's Governance Winners, Losers and Surprises
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Zimbabwe is one of the African countries where governance has improved most in the four years up to 2014. Senegal just might surge ahead of its African counterparts in the future, to become one of the continent's powerhouses. Developments in Somalia, long the worst-governed country in Africa, can be described as "a good news story".
Nigeria to Parade Five at ECOWAS Wrestling Event
[Daily Trust] Nigeria traditional wrestling coach, Sunday Oppiah has said that Nigeria will participate in the 7th edition of the ECOWAS Wrestling Championship scheduled to hold in Dakar, Senegal between 9th to 11th October 2015.
Cisse Hands Debut Call U.S to Sarr, Sankhare
[CAF] Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has handed debut call ups to Orlando Pirates midfielder Issa Sarr and France-based Younousse Sankhare for the October 13 friendly with Algeria in Algiers.
Besigye, Odinga, Wade - Opposition Leaders Too Hate to Retire
[East African] A few days ago, Uganda's most indefatigable opposition leader, retired Col Kiiza Besigye, the first dissident to abandon President Yoweri Museveni's National Resistance Movement and vie for the presidency against him, took part in a political talk-show on a local FM station, the Central Broadcasting Service.
Gambians, Senegalese in Portugal Commend Host Gov't
[The Point] Gambians and Senegalese living in Portugal have commended the Portuguese government for "working very hard trying to put the economy back on its feet" and allowing them the opportunity to "live a normal life in the country", despite reports of high unemployment.
Gambian Swimmers Gleam in Dakar-Goree Swimming Marathon
[The Point] Amadou Ndoye Diop of Yoff emerged as champion for the first time as three Gambian swimmers shone at the 28th edition of the Dakar-Goree Open Water Swimming competition held in Senegal on 27 September 2015.
Afrobasket - AnÃbal Moreira Advises Reflection On Loss of African Title
[ANGOP] Luanda -The former coach of the Angolan national senior women's basketball team, AnÃbal Moreira appealed on Sunday in Luanda for the reflection and thorough analysis on the causes of negative performance, which resulted in the loss of the title of the African Cup of Nations (Afrobasket2015), played in YaoundÃ© in Cameroon.
Afrobasket - "First Half We Played Badly" - Coach Jaime CovilhÃ£
[ANGOP] Luanda -The coach of Angola's senior female basketball team, Jaime CovilhÃ£, last Friday praised his players for the effort, despite losing to Senegal in the semi-finals of the African championship of this category, taking place in Cameroon.
Afrobasket - National Team Fail to Pass to Final
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan senior females basketball team last Friday were defeated 54-56 by Senegal, at the semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afrobasket-2015) of this category, taking place in Cameroon.
Xterra Capital Advisors Completes the Assembly of Pan African Real Estate Investments
[Century] London -Xterra Capital Advisors, the Mauritius based Real Estate Fund Management company promoting the upcoming Xterra Property Development Fund, has entered into a partnership agreement with Terrestria Real Estate Partners, a subsidiary of Frontier Capital Nigeria (TREP), BGI Ghana, subsidiary of a US based retail development firm (BGI), and Best Western BizTravel Lodges of South Africa (BWBTH).
Afrobasket - Angolan Captain Points Out Key to Beat Senegal
[ANGOP] Luanda -The captain of the Angolan national senior women's basketball team, Nacissela MaurÃcio, said that to beat Senegal on Friday in the semi-finals match of Afrobasket2015, it is need to impose the rhythm of the game, without letting the opponent to think and oblige its players to commit mistakes.
Afrobasket - Angola Beat Gabon and Face Senegal in Semi-Finals
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior women's basketball team qualified on Thursday for the semi-finals of the female Afrobasket, taking place in Cameroon, after defeating Gabon by 57-44, in the quarter-finals match.
Wrestling Needs U.S.$10,000 for Dakar Ecowas 7th Tournament
[Observer] The president of the Liberia Wrestling Association, (LWA) George Gould says the LWA needs US$10,000 to participate in the 7th edition of the ECOWAS Wrestling Tournament in Dakar, Senegal.
D'Tigress Overwhelm Senegal to Lead Group B as Angola Fall to Egypt
[Guardian] Sarah Ogoke was the top performer on Monday at the City Arena in Yaounde, Cameroon as D'Tigress shot to the top of Group B at the 2015 Afrobasket Women.
Address by His Excellency, Mr. Macky Sall, President of The republic of Senegal - A High-Level Event on Gender Equality and The Empowerement of Women
[Gouvernement du SÃ©nÃ©gal] New York -Mr. President of the People's Republic of China, Dear Colleagues, Mr. Secretary General, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Cape Town Man Beats the Odds to to Take On Dakar Rally
[News24Wire] A few years ago, Kobus Potgieter from Cape Town had to learn to walk again after a devastating motorbike accident. But these days, he's revving his engine in preparation for the 2016 Dakar Rally.
Sisi Holds Talks in New York With Senegalese President, Dutch PM
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held on Sunday 27/9/2015 talks with heads of state and government on the sidelines of his participation in meetings of the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
D'Tigress Beats Guinea, Seeks Second Round Ticket Against Senegal Today
[Guardian] Nigeria's D'Tigress continued its resurgence at the on-going Afrobasket Women Championship in Cameroun yesterday by beating Guinea 100 to 47 in their third game of the competition.