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2014-12-19 'Ebola Outbreak Far from Over' - MSF
[MSF]Three months after MSF called for states with biological-disaster response capacity to urgently dispatch human and material resources in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the outbreak remains far from over and more help is still needed.

2014-12-19 Ebola Crisis Update - 18th December 2014
[MSF]MSF's West Africa Ebola response started in March 2014 and counts activities in Guinea, Liberia, Mali and Sierra Leone.

2014-12-19 Senegambia Dancehall Festival On Stage
[The Point]Senegambia, Guinea Conakry ConnexionGamrap Dancehall Festival will be on stage on 31st December 2014 at Jakarlo Centre Stage, OrganisersNdonngol Entertainment announced on Monday.

2014-12-16 Bridging a City's Gender/Digital Divide
[allAfrica]Dakar -In Senegal's booming, bustling capital, the country's first technology network for women aims to alter the landscape for technology developers.

2014-12-16 French Defence Minister Urges Countries to Combine Efforts Against Jihadist Threat
[RFI]French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian made the appeal at a security conference in Senegal on Monday.

2014-12-16 Senegalese MP Calls On Its Country Govt to Change Its Position Towards Saharawi Issue
[SPS]Algiers -Senegalese Member of Parliament Ms. Penda Seck Dieng,called on Sunday in the Algerian capital, the government of its country to change its position towards the issue of Western Sahara.

2014-12-16 IMF Executive Board Completes Eight PSI Review for Senegal and Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation
[IMF]Press Release No.14/578

2014-12-15 Initiatives From 5 Continents Won Guangzhou Awards
[PR Newswire]Guangzhou, China -Antioquia, Bristol, Hangzhou clinched double titles; Christchurch, Dakar also honoured for shareable and practical urban innovations

2014-12-15 COPA Lagos - Sand Eagles Face Senegal, Enyinba Dare Barcelona in Thrilling Finale
[This Day]Despite losing a closely fought encounter against Cote d'Ivoire yesterday at the COPA Lagos 2014 beach soccer tournament, Nigeria's Sand Eagles still have a chance of winning a fourth successive title on home soil as they take on Senegal in the last match of the competition.

2014-12-12 Protecting Mangroves Can Lower Disaster Risks, Offer Cash - Experts
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Lima -Better protecting the world's fast-disappearing mangroves could have big economic, social and environmental benefits, experts said at the U.N. climate talks in Lima this week.

2014-12-12 Mohawk Eyes Senegalese Music Market,Visits Dakar for Music Promos
[The Point]The Chief Executive Officer of The Block Entertainment Music Group, one of the leading and most successful music labels and studios in The Gambia, Mohawk aka Rap Khalifa, recently visited Dakar to look for more partnership and promotion in the music scene in Senegal, aimed at taking Gambian music to the next level.

2014-12-12 Senegal-Based Gambian Singer to Launch Album in Gambia
[The Point]She might not be known very well in the Gambian musical scene, after the death of his husband, Osu Lion Njie, who was a household name in the Gambian musical arena in the early 90s.

2014-12-12 Basketball - Angola's African Cup Dominance Undisputable
[ANGOP]Luanda -The supremacy of the Angolan clubs in the African basketball, particularly the national team, has for years become an undisputable fact within and outside the continent.

2014-12-12 Mo Hawk Eyes Senegalese Music Market - As He Visits Dakar for Promos
[Daily Observer]The chief executive officer of The Block Entertainment Music Group, one of the leading and most successful Music labels cum studios in The Gambia, recently visited the Senegalese capital for what appears to be a music-electrifying project.

2014-12-09 WB Supports Training Programs to Create Jobs for Young People in Tourism, Horticulture, and Poultry Farming
[World Bank]Washington -The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$35 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit to support Senegal in its effort to improve the skills of young people for jobs in key areas of tourism, horticulture, and poultry farming that will help promote growth and development.

2014-12-08 The Radio Programme
[Fairtrade Africa]Saraya, Senegal - Profile: US-GPC Saraya Product focus: Cotton Location: Saraya, Senegal Type: Small scale producer - 1,200 farmers Fairtrade certified since: 2009 Contact: Mady Kourou Danfakha - (French) / Veronique Verlinden (English)

2014-12-04 Ghana, Algeria, South Africa, Senegal in Group of Death
[CAF]Four-time winners, Ghana, Algeria, South Africa and Senegal have been drawn together in the 'Group of Death' for next year's Orange Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.

2014-12-04 Star Idris Elba Joins Footballers Touré, Vieira, and Muamba in Ebola Fight
[We Are Africa United]At the Official Draw for the 2015 OrangeTM Africa Cup of Nations today, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) joined football stars, celebrities, international health organizations and corporations to announce the launch of Africa United (, a global health communications campaign aimed at preventing the spread of Ebola in West Africa.

2014-12-04 Can-2015 Finals First Round - Algeria Drawn With Ghana, South Africa and Senegal
[Algerie Presse Service]Malabo -Algeria will take on Ghana, South Africa and Senegal in Group C during the first round of the finals of the African Cup of Nations CAN-2015, scheduled in Equatorial Guinea from 17 January to 8 February.

2014-12-04 Toyota Ready for 2015 Dakar
[New Era]Windhoek -For motorsport enthusiasts the month of January is synonymous with only one thing: The Dakar Rally. The 2015 race promises to live up to the legend created by the 35 previous editions of what has become one of our planet's most iconic motorsport events.

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