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2014-09-02 Senegaleese Ambassador Bids Farewell to the Auc Chairperson
[African Union]Addis Ababa -Ambassador Sene expressed his and his government's appreciation of the "prodigious" work undertaken by Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma since her election as the first woman Chairperson of the AU Commission, to transform Africa and speed up its integration. "You are the right person in the right place", said the outgoing ambassador, while commending the AUC Chairperson for her strong belief in the continental organization, and also for the immense efforts she is assuming in the interests of African peopl

2014-08-31 Citizens Call to Action on Ebola - Petition
[allAfrica]As the Ebola virus becomes an overwhelming human catastrophe affecting public health, social institutions and and economic well-being in Africa, we stand in solidarity with our fellow citizens in the countries victimized by this deadly disease.

2014-09-01 Travel Ban - Will Airlines Ease Blockade On Virus-Hit Nations?
[FrontPageAfrica]In the past week, calls for the lifting of travel restrictions imposed by some African nations on countries hit with the deadly Ebola virus came from the United Nations, The World Health Organization and West African Health Ministers. The WHO warned last week that such restrictions will create food and supply shortages and harm efforts to contain the deadly virus which the health body says is poised to infect more than 20,000 people.

2014-08-29 Health Minister Confirms First Ebola Case
[APS]Dakar -A young Guinean infected with Ebola virus has been quarantined at the Hospital Fann of Dakar, the Minister of Health and Social Action, Awa Marie Cole Seck announced Friday.

2014-08-30 Senegal Confirms First Ebola Case - Riots Reported in Guinea City
[VOA]Fears of Ebola spread deeper through West Africa Friday, as Senegal announced its first case and the World Health Organization shuttered its laboratory in Sierra Leone after a healthcare worker became infected with the highly contagious virus.

2014-08-31 Senegal Here We Come!
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday qualified to the 2015 Africa Youth Championships to be held in Senegal after completing a double over an impressive Malawi in the final round return leg match played in Lusaka.

2014-08-29 Senegal Confirms First Ebola Case
[VOA]The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has now spread to Senegal, which announced its first case Friday.

2014-08-28 Senegalese Navy Vessel Visits Banjul Seaport
[The Point]A Senegalese Navy vessel docked at Banjul port is on a mission to strengthen the bilateral relationship, through reinforcing military cooperation. The vessel was built in France, sources revealed.

2014-08-28 Tostan Gambia, Senegal Vow to Curb FGC
[Daily Observer]Senegal -As the struggle to end Female Genital Cutting (FGC) gains momentum, Tostan Gambia and Senegal, an international NGO operating within the two countries have committed themselves towards establishing a committee that will fight the menace of FGC, especially within their border villages.

2014-08-28 Senegal Hopefuls Face Final Hurdle
[CAF]Holders Egypt likewise big guns, Ghana and Cameroon face uphill tasks as the qualifiers for the 19th Orange CAF U-20 Championship climaxes this weekend.

2014-08-27 Senegal Alert - Former Minister Placed Under Committal Order for Libel Against Head of State
[MFWA]Samuel Amète Sarr, a former Minister of Energy under the presidency of Abdoulaye Wade, was on August 20, 2014, placed under a committal order for libeling President Micky Sall.

2014-08-27 Senegal Opens Investigation Into Murder of Congolese Floribert Chebeya
[Hirondelle]Arusha -Senegalese judicial authorities on Tuesday launched an investigation into the 2010 assassination of Congolese human rights activist Floribert Chebeya and his colleague Fidèle Bazana, Hirondelle learned Wednesday.

2014-08-25 Student Shot Dead, Others Arrested in University Protest
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2014-08-25 Gambia to Compete in 12th African Swimming Championship
[The Point]The Gambia National Swimming team will join other African countries in the upcoming 12th African Swimming Championship to be held in Dakar, Senegal, from 22 to 27 September, according to a press release issued by Yorro Njie, secretary general, Gambia Swimming and Aquatic Sports Association (GSASA).

2014-08-25 Three Missing Fishing Boats Found in Senegal
[Foroyaa]Three fishing boats at the Kombo South settlement of Tanji fish landing site went missing for three days after they left the site for fishing on Thursday night.

2014-08-25 Gambia Set for Dakar Swimming Championship
[Daily Observer]The Gambia national swimming team will join its African counterparts to take part in the 12th edition of the African Swimming Championship, to be hosted by the Senegalese capital of Dakar, between the 21 and 28 of September.

2014-08-25 Departing Ambassadors Take Leave of President
[ERTA]Departing Ambassadors of three African countries took leave of President Dr. Mulatu Teshome on Tuesday.

2014-08-22 Dakar Closes Border Over Ebola
[Deutsche Welle]Senegal has closed its border with Guinea and imposed controls for boats and ships hailing from Ebola-hit countries Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. South Africa has imposed similar measures for travelers.

2014-08-22 Nigeria Confirms Ebola Cases From Secondary Contact
[VOA]Nigeria's health minister has confirmed the country's first cases of Ebola in people who did not have direct contact with Patrick Sawyer, an infected Liberian-American who traveled to Lagos from Liberia.

2014-08-22 OM Has Its Eyes On Abdoulaye Konko
[Africa Top Sports]Olympic of Marseille does not let go Abdoulay Konko. According to the Roman edition Corriere della Sera the defender is again in the viewfinder of the Frenchclub Lazio of Rome.

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