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2015-09-01 Is Tranquil Border Dispute Becoming Worrisome?
[Foroyaa] Since 2011 the Border Commission has been grappling with contradictory claims whether Tranquil village falls within the Gambian or Senegalese border.

2015-09-01 Bafana to Play Senegal in the NMC
[News24Wire] Bafana Bafana are set to face Africa's fifth best side Senegal in the Nelson Mandela Challenge on September 8, SAFA confirmed on Monday.

2015-08-31 A Silent Tragedy in the Sahel
[IFRC] Since the failure of last year's harvest, Lamanara Diallo faces a daily struggle to feed his family. The 67-year-old farmer living in the village of Sitouama in eastern Senegal, cannot remember the last time he went to bed without worrying what he was going to do the next day to feed his wife and his seven children.

2015-09-01 Bafana Bafana to Face Teranga Lions in 2015 Nmc
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana will play the Teranga Lions of Senegal in the 21st Edition of the Nelson Mandela Challenge at Orlando Stadium on Tuesday, 8 September. The match will kick off at 19h00.

2015-08-31 Actionaid International the Gambia and Senegal Agree to Strengthen Collaboration On Climate Resilient Sustainable Agriculture
[The Point] Staff from ActionAid International The Gambia and ActionAid Senegal have agreed to strengthen relationships in order to achieve stronger results in the second phase of the Agro Ecology and Resilience Project. The project is being implemented in both countries and is primed on three key areas: Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate Resilient Sustainable Agriculture (CRSA) and Documentation and Shared Learning. Under the project, ActionAid is working to help smallholder farmers, particularly women, to become

2015-08-31 D'Tigers Defeat Senegal to Reach FIBA First Final
[Premium Times] Nigeria's national basketball team, D'Tigers, took a giant step towards qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics on Saturday night in Rades.

2015-08-31 Simba Test Another Senegalese Striker Today
[Daily News] Zanzibar -With about two weeks left before the 2015/16 Vodacom Premier League (VPL) season kicks off, fever has started to grip the 16 topflight clubs, which are currently finalising their preparations.

2015-08-31 D'Tigers Need to Play Team Basketball to Beat Senegal
[Premium Times] The stage is set and the players are ready. Will it be revenge or consolidation of strength when Nigeria's national basketball team, D'Tigers, confront the Senegalese team in Rades tonight?

2015-08-28 Quash Conviction of Seven for 'Acts Against Nature'
[HRW] Nairobi -The Senegalese government should exonerate and release seven men convicted of consensual same-sex conduct by a court in Dakar on August 21, 2015, in violation of their basic rights, Human Rights Watch said today.

2015-08-27 The Case of Hissène Habré Before the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal
[HRW] On July 20, 2015, the former dictator of Chad, Hissène Habré, will stand trial on charges of crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes before the Extraordinary African Chambers in the Senegal court system. The chambers were inaugurated by Senegal and the African Union in February 2013 to prosecute the "person or persons" most responsible for international crimes committed in Chad between 1982 and 1990, the period when Habré ruled Chad. After two days, the trial was adjourned

2015-08-28 Brave Warriors Squad for Senegal
[Namibian] Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti has named a 23-man squad for Namibia's 2017 Afcon qualifying match against Senegal in Windhoek on 5 September.

2015-08-28 Brave Warriors Squad for Senegal
[Namibian] Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti has named a 23-man squad for Namibia's 2017 Afcon qualifying match against Senegal in Windhoek on 5 September.

2015-08-26 Uganda Faces Senegal Mismatch
[Observer] After three straight losses, this is surely the end of the road for the Silverbacks, the Ugandan basketball team that takes on favourites Senegal, writes FELIX EUPAL.

2015-08-26 Senegal in Uganda's Way
[Monitor] Kampala -Stanley Ocitti, Stephen Omony and Brandon Sebirumbi have each stepped up for the Silverbacks in the three games they have played at the Afrobasketball Championship in Tunisia.

2015-08-25 Senegal Name Strong Squad to Face Namibia
[Namibian] Senegal have named a strong squad, made up entirely of foreign-based professionals, to take on Namibia in their Afcon qualifying match in Windhoek on 5 September.

2015-08-24 Warriors Sharpen Training Ahead of Senegal Clash
[New Era] The Brave Warriors will count on the quality input of the High Performance Centre (HPC) in Pretoria, South Africa as they intensify their efforts to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon).

2015-08-25 Afrobasket2015 - Angola Lose to Senegal
[ANGOP] Radés -The Angolan national senior men's team lost on Monday to Senegal by 73-74, in the group B's last round of group stage of Afrobasket2015, taking place in Tunisia.

2015-08-20 Country Mourns Master Drummer Doudou N'Diaye Rose
[allAfrica] Doudou N'Diaye Rose, whose real name is Mamadou N'Diaye, died on August 19, 2015, in Dakar. He was more than just a musician. He was a living heritage of both Senegalese and African culture who dedicated his life to drumming.

2015-08-19 Accreditation for Final Draw of Africa U-23 Cup of Nations, Senegal 2015
[CAF] The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) announces that the media accreditation process for the draw of the final tournament of Africa U-23 Cup of Nations, Senegal 2015 opens from Tuesday, 18 August 2015 till Friday, 4 September 2015.

2015-08-17 President Macky Sall Commends Jammeh for Prisoner Pardon
[Daily Observer] The President of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya Jammeh Babili Mansa has received a letter of commendation from the President of Senegal, His Excellency Macky Sall for pardoning 26 Senegalese prisoners during the July 22nd celebrations. The message reads:

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