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2015-04-01 Dangote Cement Commences Operations in Senegal, Cameroun
[This Day] Dangote Cement has recorded significant strides in its African expansion project as the cement company's new plants in Senegal and Cameroun commenced operation the company has said.

2015-03-31 Senegal, the Philippines, and Uruguay Make Major Strides Towards Universal Access to Reproductive Health
[PR Newswire] Washington, DC -Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health honors innovative leadership

2015-03-29 African Friendlies Round-Up
[CAF] Substitute Moussa Konate scored twice as Senegal confirmed their dominance over Ghana with a 2-1 friendly international victory in France on Saturday.

2015-03-30 Dangote Cement Targets 5,000 Jobs From Senegal Operations
[Leadership] Dangote Cement Plc has rolled out products from its $300 million Cement Plant in Senegal amid excitement by the country's government on the prospect of direct employment for about 5,000 locals by the company.

2015-03-27 Dangote Stakes U.S.$300 Million On New Cement Plant in Senegal
[Guardian] To further deepen its presence in the West African sub - region as well as drive its export agenda, Dangote Cement Plc has staked $300 million on its new plant in Senegal.

2015-03-25 Senegal Justice Minister Says 'Karim Wade Is Eligible' to Contest for Presidency
[The Point] Despite his heavy penalty of 6 years in prison, Karim Wade is still eligible to contest for the position of president in Senegal, according to the country's Justice Minister Sidiki Kaba.

2015-03-26 Ghana, Senegal in Friendly
[Guardian] GHANA will hope to avenge a stoppage time loss to Senegal at the recent AFCON when both teams clash again in a friendly on March 28 in Havre, France.

2015-03-23 Wade, 'Minister of Heaven and Earth', Jailed
[Deutsche Welle] A six-year jail term has been imposed on Karim Wade, the son of Senegal's former president. The flamboyant 46-year-old ex-London financier had denied enriching himself while holding up to five cabinet posts.

2015-03-25 Senegal Jails Ex-President's Son for Six Years for Corruption
[The Star] A special court in Senegal sentenced the son of former president Abdoulaye Wade on Monday to six years in prison for corruption and ordered him to pay a 138 billion CFA franc ($228 million, Sh21 bn) fine, dashing his hopes of competing in elections due in 2017.

2015-03-24 Hayatou Conferred Honorary Citizenship of Rufisque
[CAF] CAF President Issa Hayatou was on Monday, 23 March 2015, conferred with the title of honorary citizen of the town of Rufisque North, located 45-kilometres of the Senegalese capital, Dakar.

2015-03-23 Trade Fair Gambia Hosts Senegal Day, Extends to Next Week
[The Point] The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) yesterday told the press that due to popular demand Trade Fair Gambia International, which was scheduled to close yesterday, has been extended until next week.

2015-03-23 Nigeria Beat Senegal to Reach Seventh Heaven
[CAF] Nigeria achieved a seventh title, beating hosts Senegal 1-0 in the final on Sunday at a packed Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium in Dakar.

2015-03-23 Flying Eagles Beat Senegal to Claim Seventh AYC Title
[This Day] A jaw-dropping moment of quality from Bernard Bulbwa settled a fiercely-contested 2015 Africa U20 football championship final between Nigeria and Senegal on Sunday.

2015-03-23 Reactions - Nigeria 1-0 Senegal
[CAF] Manu Garba (Head Coach, Nigeria)

2015-03-23 Handball - Angola Beat Senegal (38-21)
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior women's handball team beat on Thursday Senegal by 38-21, in the first round of the tournament, qualifying for the Rio de Janeiro2016 Olympic Games, held at Luanda's Cidadela arena.

2015-03-23 Nigeria Pips Senegal for 7th AYC Trophy
[Leadership] All it took was a 19-minute lob from Bulbwa Bernard over the head of Senegal's Ibrahim Sy to settle the pulsating final between Nigeria and Senegal, during the final of the 2015 edition of the African Youth Championship (AYC) hosted by Senegal and earn Nigeria a record seventh AYC trophy.

2015-03-22 Deja-Vu for Nigeria and Senegal
[CAF] Senegal are chasing a first ever major continental title against a Nigerian hoping eyeing a record extending seventh title as the curtains on the 19th edition of the African U-20 Championship folds up.

2015-03-20 What Would Senegal Have Become Had President Wade Been Re-Elected in 2012?
[Fahamu] With his vast wealth provided by tax payers and intolerable acts the man should be consigned to an old-folks home, not a position of power.

2015-03-21 Rio 2016 Olympics - Women's Qualifying Tournament - Day 2 - Tunisia Beat Senegal 25-19
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Tunisia national women's handball team, African champions, secured a second win in a row after beating Senegal's 25-19 (first half: 13-13) at a Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualifying tournament day-2 game played on Friday in Luanda, Angola.

2015-03-20 Reactions - Mali 1-2 Senegal
[CAF] Fanyeri Diarra (Head Coach, Mali)

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