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2015-11-29 Reactions - Senegal 3-1 South Africa
[CAF] Serigne Saliou Dia (Head Coach, South Africa)

2015-11-29 Winning Start for Host Senegal
[CAF] Host Senegal got off their campaign to a winning start beating South Africa 3-1 in their opening Group A match of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday at the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium, Dakar.

2015-11-28 Hosts Senegal, South Africa Lock Horns in Opener
[CAF] The second edition of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off on Sunday, 28 November 2015 with host Senegal facing South Africa at the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium, Dakar.

2015-11-27 IFC, Opic Finance Cap Des Biches Power Plant to Boost Energy Supply in Senegal
[PR Newswire] Dakar -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation today signed financing agreements for the 53 megawatt Cap des Biches power plant with project developer ContourGlobal, the Government of Senegal, and Senegal's national electricity utility to help address growing demand for electricity in the country.

2015-11-26 Awoniyi Hopes for Another Victory in Senegal
[Guardian] Taiwo Awoniyi returns to Senegal for the Caf Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations with so much hope, eight months after playing a role in helping Nigeria win the continent's under-20 championship, reports

2015-11-26 Siasia Hopeful As Eagles Land in Dakar
[Vanguard] Nigeria's team arrived Dakar, Senegal for the U-23 African Cup of Nations, with coach Samson Siasia hopeful of achieving the primary aim of qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

2015-11-26 U-23 Eagles Jet Out for Senegal Cracker
[Independent (Lagos)] Barring any last minute changes, the U-23 Eagles will Wednesday depart Banjul, Gambia, where it has been camping for the past 10 days for Senegal where the CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations will take place. Sirajo Hassan, secretary of the team revealed that the delegation made up of 23 players, 10 officials will depart the Banjul International Airport at about 11pm aboard Arik aircraft for the thirty minutes flight to Dakar.

2015-11-26 Senegal 2015 - Osimhen Replaces Success
[Independent (Lagos)] Reigning FIFA U-17 World Cup goal king, Victor Osimhen has eventually been listed among Nigeria's final 21-man squad for the 2015 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations scheduled to begin this weekend in Senegal.

2015-11-25 Junior Chipolopolo Arrive Safely in Senegal
[Zambian Watchdog] The Zambia under twenty three squad has arrived safely in Dakar Senegal. The team touched down at LĂ©opold SĂ©dar Senghor International Airport at 03:15 hours Zambian time and was met by officials from the Confederation of African Football.

2015-11-25 U-23 Afcon - Nigeria Depart for Senegal Wednesday
[Daily Trust] The U-23 National football team, Dream Team VI will Wednesday depart from Banjul, Gambia where it has been camping for the past ten days for the CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Senegal, a team official has said.

2015-11-25 Zambia Under-23 Off to Senegal
[Zambia Reports] The Zambia Under-23 national team has left for Dakar, Senegal for the CAF 2015 African Championship that commences on November 28.

2015-11-23 At Ex-Dictator's Trial, Women Reveal Dark Secrets
[HRW] Khadidja told me she had been repeatedly tortured, and imprisoned in Hissène Habré's presidential palace in N'Djamena. She had promised me that the day she came face-to-face with the former president, whose brutal rule in Chad lasted from 1982 until he was ousted in 1990, she would reveal what she had really experienced. Khadidja kept her promise.

2015-11-23 Lighting African Households With Smartphones
[RFI] Households in Senegal could soon be able to light their homes using their mobile phones. Two French start-up companies have come up with a new streetlighting system using a smart card which will allow Africans to prepay their electricity. The product called the Nanogrid aims to wean Africans away from traditional polluting sources like kerosene to solar power on a continent where 900 million people don't have access to electricity.

2015-11-23 U-23 Squad Dilly Dallies
[Times of Zambia] As Zambia dilly dallies over the final squad for next weekend's Senegal Africa Under-23 championships, Group A rivals, South Africa have named the 21 players for the tournament which is an Olympic Games qualifier.

2015-11-20 Lungu Fundraises for U-23 Squad
[Times of Zambia] Republican President Edgar Lungu has joined the crusade to raise funds for the Zambia Under-23 soccer squad at the 2015 Africa Under-23 Championship kicking off in Senegal next week.

2015-11-20 Owen Da Gama Names Squad for Senegal
[SAFA] South African Men's u23 National Team coach, Owen da Gama has announced a 21-man squad that will play in the CAF u23 Africa Cup of Nations Tournament that runs from 28 November to 12 December 2015 in Senegal.

2015-11-19 Govt Considers Veil Ban as Boko Haram Fears Escalate
[Al Jazeera] Senegal is considering banning the full-body veil worn by some females in the Muslim-majority country.

2015-11-20 Is President Jammeh Analysing the Relation Between Senegal and Gambia From the Angle of Economics?

2015-11-17 How Can Govt Combat Illegal Fishing?
[ISS] The Senegalese coastline is one of Africa's richest fishing grounds. Generations of communities have depended on fishing to make a living, but more recently, these once-abundant stocks have attracted a spate of illegal activities.

2015-11-18 Two More Gambians Opt for Senegal League
[Foroyaa] It seems the Senegalese league is turning to a footballing hotbed for Gambians as two more players are signed this week, Foroyaa Sport can report.

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