September 25, 2023

Senegal: Hundreds compete in Dakar to Gorée Island swimming race

"This Dakar-Gorée crossing is really exciting and a challenge for everyone. And for young people planning to prepare for the Youth Olympic Games, it's a good opportunity to take part because it's young people at this age who can take part ..... in international competitions." Lamine Ndoye
September 24, 2023

Demonstrators protest “injustice” outside the UN New York complex

With the launch of the debate at the 78th session of the UN general assembly on Sep. 19, demonstrators of Senegalese, Angolan or Armenian heritage were just some of many who protested on the heavily secured streets outside the UN complex in New York.
September 21, 2023

Senegal: Senegal Added to Human Rights Watchlist as Attacks Against the Political Opposition Escalate Ahead of 2024 Elections

[CIVICUS] Popular opposition politician, Ousmane Sonko, arrested, his political party dissolved Several journalists imprisoned Excessive and lethal force used to repress protests
September 19, 2023

Senegal: Pastef appeals to the Court of Justice of ECOWAS and the Supreme Court

The first appeal was lodged with the ECOWAS Court of Justice, the second with the Senegalese Supreme Court. In both cases, the lawyers are seeking the annulment or at least the suspension of the decision
September 17, 2023

Nigeria: 'I Wish I Had Signed Olamide' – – Akon

[Leadership] Senegalese-American singer, Akon, says he regrets not signing Nigerian indigenous rapper, Olamide Adedeji, simply known as Olamide, some years ago.
September 10, 2023

Senegal: President Sall Backs Prime Minister Ba for 2024 Presidential Elections

[allAfrica] Harare -- Prime Minister Amadou Ba was named as the ruling party's candidate for the 2024 presidential elections by Senegal President Macky Sall, France24 reports.
September 10, 2023

Senegal: PM Chosen as Presidential Candidate for 2024 Elections

Senegalese President Macky Sall nominated his Prime Minister Amadou Ba as his camp's candidate for the February 2024 presidential election on Saturday, the presidency and the government coalition announced.
September 7, 2023

Venice Film Festival: 'Io Capitano' tells dreadful journey to Europe of Senegalese migrants

The Belgian-Italian co-production stars Seydou Sarr and Moustapha Fall. It was filmed in Morocco, Italy and Senegal over 13 weeks, with a cast of non-professional actors.
September 7, 2023

Senegal: another migrant pirogue intercepted

The Senegalese Navy stopped the journey of 118 irregular migrants off the country's coast on Wednesday, the latest in a series of interceptions of pirogues attempting to reach Europe, the armed forces' information department said.
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