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2015-04-20 Ruling May Dent 'Monster Boat' Trawling in Regional Waters
[IPS] Banjul -It was five in the afternoon and Buba Badjie, a boat captain, had just brought his catch to the shore. He had spent twelve hours at sea off Bakau, a major fish landing site in The Gambia.

2015-04-22 Gambia Competes in Senegal Cycling Tour
[The Point] Seven cyclists from the Gambia Cycling Association have been confirmed to have left The Gambia on Sunday for Dakar, Senegal, to compete in an international cycling competition known as "Tour to Senegal" organised by Senegal Cycling Association.

2015-04-20 Decade of Abuse in Quranic Schools
[HRW] Dakar -Senegal has prosecuted only a handful of cases involving children who are trafficked and forced to beg by abusive teachers in Quranic schools despite a decade-old law outlawing the practice, Human Rights Watch and the Platform for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (PPDH), a coalition of 40 Senegalese organizations, said today.

2015-04-20 Macky Sall Reiterates Good Intentions Towards the Gambia
[The Point] Senegalese President Macky Sall has re-iterated that Senegal has no intentions to destabilize the government of his Gambian counterpart Yahya Jammeh, and that he always harbours good intentions toward The Gambia.

2015-04-20 Caritas Senegal Donates
[Inquirer] CARITAS Senegal in partnership with the Bridgeway Corporation and Philip Morris has donated a Ford Ambulance and a Mitsubishi Pick-up to the Catholic Hospital in Monrovia.

2015-04-20 Senegal Oust Sand Eagles From CAF Beach Soccer
[This Day] Nigeria's Super Sand Eagles have been eliminated by their Senegalese counterparts following a 3-4 loss in the semifinals in the Seychelles yesterday. It is the second successive CAF Beach Soccer Championship that Senegal would be eliminating Nigeria. Two years ago in Morocco, the Sand Eagles lost to Senegal 8-9 in the semis in a keenly-contest game which ended Nigeria's dream of a place at the Fifa Beach World Cup in Tahiti.

2015-04-20 Senegal to Defend Title and Head to Portugal After Ot Thriller
[CAF] The 4-3 overtime victory for Senegal was as exciting as the score indicates, more exciting than predicted, and nothing more could have been asked of either team. The two rivals gave their all and made this match an instant classic. Both teams deserved to win and despite an up-and-down performance all week, the Senegalese pulled out the win. The Lions of Teranga scored first but the teams exchanged goals and leads until the match headed into overtime. In the intense last three minutes, it was Senegal who fo

2015-04-20 Africa Beach Soccer Championship - Senegal Beats Nigeria to World Cup Ticket
[Premium Times] The Nigeria Beach soccer team, the SuperSand Eagles, for the umpteenth time will be missing at the World Cup having suffered a painful 3-4 defeat in the hands of Senegal on Saturday in one of the semifinal ties of the ongoing Africa Beach Soccer Championship taking place in Seychelles.

2015-04-19 Senegal Pave Way for Young Warriors
[Zimbabwe Standard] THE Zimbabwe national Under-23 will no longer have to worry about Senegal in their route to the African Under-23 Championship as the West Africans were handed the tournament hosting rights by CAF and will not take part in the qualifiers.

2015-04-19 Ghana Upsets Defending Champions for 1st Win
[CAF] The 5-3 victory for Ghana over Senegal might look like a surprise to the casual fan, as the Senegalese side is the defending CAF African Beach Soccer Championship winner, and Ghana was a loser in their first two matches of this tournament. But in reality, Ghana had shown flashes of greatness in their other matches and deservedly triumphed in the group stage finale. The win gives Ghana their first victory, and puts them in a tie in the group with Senegal, both with three points. Due to tiebreakers, Ghana st

2015-04-16 Kouthia - 'Jammeh Gave Me No Money in the Gambia'
[The Point] Some Senegalese celebrities who accompanied champion wrestler Eumeu Sene during his recent visit to the Gambia are trying hard to dispel rumours circulating here that they benefitted from huge cash donations from President Yahya Jammeh.

2015-04-16 Madagascar Takes Lead Three Times in OT Win
[CAF] The 3-2 (aet) extra period victory for Madagascar over Senegal was a shock to Senegal, the defending CAF African Beach Soccer Championship. The game was enthralling and close from start to finish as Madagascar scored first, then scored the third and fifth and final goal, as the game was always within one goal for Senegal. The Senegalese were calm throughout but showed energy and scoring ability when they needed it, but the Madagascan side just made more plays, and ultimately the last big play. The win give

2015-04-15 Senegalese Delegation - We Are Happy With President Jammeh
[Daily Observer] A high-powered delegation that accompanied the Senegalese wrestling champion Eumeu Sene to The Gambia has expressed gratitude to the Gambian president, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya AJJ Jammeh.

2015-04-15 CAF Beach Soccer Championship Gets Underway
[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The 2015 Confederation of African Football's (CAF) African beach soccer championship kicked off in Seychelles on Tuesday with Nigeria, Cote D'Ivoire, Senegal and Madagascar making wins in their debut matches.

2015-04-15 Senegal Handles Morocco for Opening Win
[CAF] The 7-3 victory for Senegal over Morocco was very convincing and a perfect way to begin the CAF African Beach Soccer Championship Seychelles 2015. The Senegalese started quick and only got hotter from there. The Lions of the Teranga capitalized on turnovers, direct kicks, and pointed runs. The match remained tight until the middle frame, when Senegal turned up the pressure to pull away. Goals in the final frame also helped seal the win for Senegal. The victory puts Senegal in the lead in their group, Group

2015-04-13 Honoring Africa in Washington DC
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -AllAfrica Global Media is marking its 15-year anniversary with the launch of the AllAfrica Awards on Friday April 17th, 2015 in Washington DC.

2015-04-13 Senegal Ambassador Saliou Ndiaye Speaks On Senegal-Gambia Relations
[The Point] His Excellency Ambassador Saliou Ndiaye was born in Saint-Louis, Senegal, and it was in this small city that he went to Koranic school, primary school and secondary school before pursuing a higher education, first at the Université de Dakar, and then at the l'Ecole Normale Supérieure de Saint-Cloud, in France, as an auditor, at the Institut d'Administration des Entreprises in Nancy (Business Administration Institute) and at the Université de Nancy II, where he defended two third-cy

2015-04-14 AAG - Dream Team to Face Egypt, Senegal
[Vanguard] THE U-23 National Team, known as Dream Team, will be jostling with Egypt, Senegal, Ghana, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso and host Congo-Brazzaville for the gold medal of this year's All-Africa Games' men's football event.

2015-04-14 Senegal in Search of Fourth Title
[CAF] From 14 to 19 April at Roche Caiman, few minutes from the Seychelles capital, Victoria, seven other teams will try to stop Senegal from a third successive triumph in the history of the African Beach Soccer Championship. Besides continental glory, at stake is also a place at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in July in Portugal for the finalists.

2015-04-13 President Admonishes Champion Wrestler to Remain Humble
[Daily Observer] The Gambian leader His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya Jammeh has thanked the Senegalese wrestling champion Eumeu Sene for heeding his advice and as well admonished him to continue to be modest and not to allow his victory get him to a wrong path.

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