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2014-04-23 Former Leader Set to Return Home Wednesday
[VOA]Former Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade is expected to return home Wednesday from France, where he has been living since his 2012 electoral defeat by current President Macky Sall.

2014-04-22 Gambia-Senegal Frontier Closed - Reports
[The Point]It has been reported by people in The Gambia, and was reported on Monday afternoon by the BCC African Service quoting sources in Senegal, that The Gambia's borders with Senegal were closed, beginning on Saturday.

2014-04-22 We Have to Act Now!
[The Point]The border issue between The Gambia and Senegal is becoming a real problem.

2014-04-23 Mame Diouf B - the Senegalese to Play At Wolfsgurg Next Season
[Africa Top Sports]Mame Biram Diouf will play at Wolfsburg next season. This is what released the German newspaper Kicker after confirming the meeting between the Senegalese player, current attacker of Hanover running out of contract, and the Wölfe coach, Klaus Allofs. After this meeting, the striker has confirmed the information.

2014-04-23 Dakar Releases 2015 Rally Destinations
[Namibian]Twelve cities in Argentina, Chile* and Bolivia will play host to the 13 stages of the Dakar 2015 next January for 14 days of sport in total. For the first time, whilst the competitors in some categories will be resting, the others will continue racing.

2014-04-21 Senegalese Wrestler Modou Lo Due in Gambia
[Foroyaa]Gambian fans of Senegalese wrestling ace Modou Lo could be treated to a fanfare with the wrestler due in the country, Foroyaa Sport can reveal. The arena sensation is expected to arrive this week via ferry in what will be a 'Thank you' visit to his teeming number of admirers in the country. The 27-year-old's trip, this publication understands, is being facilitated by Kharange Promotions, a licensed wrestling promoting institution affiliated with the Gambia Wrestling Federation linked to the Senegalese figh

2014-04-18 The Habré Affair - Why Chad Cannot File a Case
[Fahamu]Chad accuses Hissène Habré of having looted the Chadian treasury upon fleeing the country, and with reason. But it is obvious that a legal entity, such as a company or a state, cannot be the victim of most serious violations of international law, such as genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture.

2014-04-18 Top GPA Officials Meet Senegalese Transport Union
[Foroyaa]Four months ago, the Senegalese Transport Union announced its decision to close the border crossing points with the Republic of The Gambia, amid controversy that arose between the Senegalese drivers and the GPA officials over the tariff at the ferry crossing points.

2014-04-16 40 GCE Club Members Off to Dakar
[Daily Observer]At least 40 members of the Gambia College English (GCE) Club Sunday left to Dakar, Senegal to meet with the students of Cheikh Anta Diop University, in order to formalise the link between the two institutions.

2014-04-15 Demba Ba Rescued Chelsea for the Second Time Within Five Days
[CAF]Senegalese Demba Ba rescued Chelsea for the second time within five days when he scored the weekend English Premier League winner at Swansea. The striker, a fringe player for much of the season, struck on 68 minutes and the 1-0 victory kept the London club two points behind leaders Liverpool. Substitute Ba snatched the late midweek goal that took Chelsea to the Champions League semi-finals at the expense of Paris Saint-Germain.

2014-04-16 Chinese Medical Mission to Senegal Makes Donation to Dakar Hospital
[Focac]Dakar -The 15th Chinese medical mission to Senegal on Monday offered medical equipment worth 30,000 U.S. dollars to the Pikine National Hospital in Dakar.

2014-04-15 Demba Ba Saves Chelsea Again!
[Africa Top Sports]Demba Ba is definitely the man of the moment at Chelsea. Long shelved, the Senegalese striker hinted at great things during these last outputs with his London side. After being the hero of the qualification of Chelsea for the Champions League semifinals at the expense of PSG at the Stamford Bridge, the ex-Newcastle trigger has rehearsed his top form Sunday against Swansea.

2014-04-14 Guinea, Senegal Clash Over Ebola
[Heritage]Health Minister of Guinea has expressed serious opposition to the decision taken by neighboring Senegal to close its land borders with Guinea during the recent outbreak of the Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF) in Guinea.

2014-04-14 Senegal Test Delights Manneh
[Daily Observer]The head coach of the young Scorpions, Tapha Manneh, expressed delight for his side's goalless draw against the young Lions of Senegal, in a build-up match played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau on Saturday. He confirmed that the game was a test for his players and that though the score was goalless it was a good lesson for them. "Looking at our game against the young Lions of Senegal, we played seven players who were not part of our game against Liberia - our first leg of the U-20 championship qualif

2014-04-14 We Didn't Violate Any Rule or Regulation - GFF Second Vice President
[The Point]Kebba Touray, second vice president of Gambia Football Federation (GFF), has defended the use of 1994 born players by the GFF in the preliminary round of the CAF Youth Championship for Senegal 2015, saying they have not violated any rules and regulations.

2014-04-14 Senegalese U-20 Coach Calls On Public to Rally Behind Gambia U-20 As He Tips the Team to Qualify for Senegal 2015
[The Point]Joseph Koto, head coach of the Senegalese U-20, has called on the Gambian public to come out in their large numbers to fill the Independence Stadium to capacity and support the Gambia U-20 in their upcoming game against Liberia in Banjul.

2014-04-14 U-20s in Saturday Friendly With Senegal
[Foroyaa]Gambia's Young Scorpions offered to step up their search for a place in the CAF youth championship with a warm-up game against the junior Taranga Lions of Senegal this weekend. Tapha Manneh and his army of players managed to get one better of compatriots and fellow spot-seeking Liberia last weekend at home to the Lone Stars in the first-leg of the preliminary round.

2014-04-11 Gambia U-20 to Quarrel With Senegal U-20 in International Friendly
[The Point]The Gambia U-20 team will host Senegal U-20 team in the all-Senegambia derby international friendly game slated for tomorrow, Saturday 12 April 2014, at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

2014-04-10 Great Senegambia Symposium & Conference Mourns Dr Saja Taal
[The Point]Following the death Dr Saja Taal, a Senior Political Science Lecturer at The University of The Gambia on Tuesday 2 April 2014, The Senegalese-Gambian Association for Integration and Socio-Economic Development(SGAISD) Gambia Chapter, in collaboration with their Senegalese counterparts, had an emergency meeting in Dakar, Senegal, on Thursday 4 April 2014 to exclusively discuss about the untimely demise of Dr Taal vis-à-vis "The Great Senegambian Symposium and Conference", originally scheduled for 25 a

2014-04-10 'Gambia-Senegal Ties Could Be Model for African Integration'
[Daily Observer]Longstanding blood, cultural and bilateral relationship existing between the governments and peoples of the Republics of The Gambia and Senegal has a great potential to become a model for the much sought-after African integration, opined the governor of Upper River Region (URR).

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