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2015-03-03 Senegal-Gambia MPs Hold Talks to Strengthen Ties
[Foroyaa] The Senegalese delegates invited to the opening of the 2015 legislative year on Friday extended their visit to Saturday 28th February 2015, holding talks with their Gambian counterparts on strengthening ties between the Gambia and Senegal towards mutual benefits and common interest for both peoples and governments.

2015-03-04 Flying Eagles Off to Senegal for AYC
[Vanguard] The National U 20 team, the Flying Eagles will depart for the African Youth Championship in Senegal today, officials have announced.

2015-03-04 Alampasu, Chidera Lead Flying Eagles to Dakar
[Guardian] GOALKEEPER of the UAE 2013 FIFA Under-13 World Cup team, Dele Alampasu and one of the stars of the championship, Chidera Eze, are among the former Golden Eaglets in the Flying Eagles team to the African Youth Championship, which kicks off this weekend in Senegal.

2015-03-02 Senegal-Gambia Relations Assured
[The Point] The Senegal-Gambia relationship is further assured to be retained realizing the shared values and cultures among others by the two sister nations.

2015-03-03 No Senegal Fear for F/Eagles
[Independent (Lagos)] Flying Eagles goalkeeper Olorunleke Ojo has said his side is comfortable playing the hosts, Senegal, in the opening clash of the 2015 Africa Youth Championship (AYC).

2015-03-02 Secretary-General Appoints Damian Cardona-Onses of Spain Director of United Nations Information Centre in Dakar, Senegal
[UN] United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is pleased to announce the appointment of Damian Cardona-Onses of Spain as Director of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Dakar, Senegal. The Information Centre in Dakar covers Cape Verde, CĂ´te d'Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania and Senegal. Mr. Cardona assumed his new duties on 1 February 2015.

2015-02-27 Aboagye Makes Ghana Cut for Senegal
[CAF] Midfielder Clifford Aboagye is the only foreign-based player in Ghana's 21-man squad for the Orange CAF U-20 Championship Senegal 2015.

2015-02-23 Media Foundation for West Africa Seeks Protection for Nigerian Journalists
[Vanguard] Dakar -The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), a journalists forum, on Friday in Dakar, demanded protection for journalists from Nigeria's security agencies.

2015-02-20 World Bank Helps Senegal Strengthen Social Safety Nets
[World Bank] Dakar -The Government of Senegal launched today a 40.5 million dollar International Development Association (IDA) credit to help Senegal establish the building blocks for a national social safety net system and provide targeted cash transfers to poor and vulnerable households. The project was approved in May 2014 by the World Bank Executive Board of Directors.

2015-02-20 Senegal and Gambia Should Live As Good Neighbours - Jammeh
[The Point] President Yahya Jammeh told state TV of Senegal that Gambia and Senegal should live together in harmony and peace.

2015-02-19 Senegalese Ebola Corridor Delegation Interacts Health Minister
[Sierra Leone Government] Freetown -The visiting six-man Senegalese delegation to Sierra Leone headed by the Ebola Corridor Coordinator, General Saliou Ndiaye has reiterated their government's solidarity in the fight against the Ebola virus disease in the country.

2015-02-19 Samsung Launches Smart School in Senegal
[CIO] The Senegal Ministry of Education and Samsung Electronics Africa have today announced the launch of a mobile education solution aimed at creating positive change and providing an advanced and interactive classroom experience for learners.

2015-02-17 Senegalese Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call On Imam Tafsir Gaye
[The Point] His Excellency Professor Saliou Njie, Senegalese Ambassador to The Gambia, on 14 February 2015 paid a courtesy call on Imam Tafsir Gaye at his residence at 43 Lancaster Street.

2015-02-17 NUCECFWW Appeals to Oshiomhole, Others to Wade Into NLC Crisis
[Independent (Lagos)] The National Union of Civil Engineering Construction, Furniture and Wood workers (NUCECFWW) has called on Industrial unions and veterans to wade into the crisis in the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).

2015-02-14 Former President Habre to Stand Trial
[HRW] Dakar -The ruling on February 13, 2015, to move ahead with the trial of Hissène Habré, Chad's former dictator, is a milestone in the long campaign to bring him to justice, Human Rights Watch said today.

2015-02-16 Yobo Charges Flying Eagles to Deliver in Senegal
[Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, has charged the Flying Eagles to make the nation proud as the team intensifies preparation ahead of the CAF U-20 championship in Senegal .

2015-02-16 After 25 Years, Former Chadian Dictator, Hissene Habre, to Face Trial in Senegal for Mass Killing and Torture
[Premium Times] After 25 years of running from the law, former Chadian dictator, Hissène Habré, will now face trial for crime against humanity, war crime and torture, a Senegalese court has ruled.

2015-02-13 School Feeding in Senegal Is Going Local
[WFP] Darsalam, a village in the area of Nyassia, is about15 km from Ziguinchor, in southern Senegal. Like many other villages in the Casamance Naturelle, it is still bearing the brunt of its troubled past.

2015-02-11 Trial of Two Persons From Casamance Continues
[The Point] Chief Inspector Modou Manneh attached to the Giboro immigration post yesterday testified in the trial of Alasana Sanneh and Karamu Colley from the Senegalese region of Casamance, at the Brikama Magistrates' Court before Magistrate Isatou Janneh

2015-02-08 Participatory Budgeting in Senegal
[Africa Research Institute] Participatory Budgeting in Senegal Interview with Mamadou Bachir Kanouté

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