Senegal Newswire

Senegal Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Senegal.

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  1. Pape Cheikh Diop chooses to play for Spain over SenegalRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Newsday

    The 21-year-old Dakar-born midfielder moved to Spain at 14 and helped them to European under-19 success in 2015 "I have been called by Senegal several times, but I remain committed to Spain" Pape Cheikh told Spanish sports newspaper Marca. "Spain has given me everything and I want to give back in return.

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  2. Africa's Oil Sector Continues to Rebound and Strengthen its Voice Through the African Energy ChamberRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 23 | World News Report

    ... of local content policies and regulations in the continent, especially across its emerging frontiers. To assist Senegal in the development of a business-friendly and robust regulatory framework, the Chamber hosted a local content forum in Dakar on ...

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  3. Merck Foundation to organise Merck Health Media Training to break stigma around infertilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Newkerala.com

    Mumbai , Sep 21 : Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, will organise the Merck Health Media Training on October 31 at Le Centre International de conferences Abdou DIOUF in Dakar, Senegal. The training program is a part of 'Merck More than a Mother' community awareness initiative and is being organised for the first time in Senegal for the media representatives.

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  4. Explore West Africa on a small-ship adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Los Angeles Times

    Spot wildlife from the bow of a small ship on a new eight-day adventure offered by Peregrine. The cruise, which sails round trip from Dakar, Senegal, offers opportunities to explore the Saloum Delta, home to crocodiles and manatees, before heading up the Gambia River and a stop at Kunta Kinteh Island, named after the character in "Roots" and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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  5. TE SubCom chosen to extend MainOne Cable System to francophone regionRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | World News Report

    TE SubCom , a TE Connectivity Ltd company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announced that it has secured a contract from leading connectivity and data center solutions provider, MainOne , to extend its active submarine cable system into West Africa's francophone region with two additional branches connecting Senegal and Cote D'Ivoire . These new branches will connect to MainOne's 7,000km cable system, which extends from Portugal to Nigeria, and will inject new technology that upgrades the system to a potential capacity of 10TBps by November 2019 when the subsea system becomes operational.

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  6. CAF announces Senegal as host nation for 2018 AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | GhanaWeb

    The Confederation of African Football confirmed on Wednesday that the Senegalese capital city of Dakar will host the ceremony for the 2018 CAF Awards. "The announcement of the best African player in 2018 will happen in Dakar on 8 January 2019 in collaboration with the government of Senegal," CAF President Ahmad Ahmad said to the official site of the African football governing body.

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  7. MainOne, Orange ink deal to boost internet access into Francophone West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Vanguard

    French Telecoms company, Orange and leading West African Connectivity and Data Centre services provider, MainOne have struck a partnership that will see the French telecoms giant co-invest in two new cable landing stations in Dakar, Senegal and Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire while the broadband infrastructure provider will provide additional capacity via its 7000km cable system from Europe to Africa with landing stations in Nigeria, Ghana and Portugal, reinforcing the position of both companies in the African telecommunications ecosystem. Thanks to this new cable connection, several countries in West Africa will benefit from better connectivity, lower prices and access to new services.

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  8. MainOne and Orange ink deal to boost internet access into Francophone West AfricaRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | World News Report

    French Telecoms company, Orange and leading West African Connectivity and Data Centre services provider, MainOne have struck a partnership that will see the French telecoms giant co-invest in two new cable landing stations in Dakar, Senegal and Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire while the broadband infrastructure provider will provide additional capacity via its 7000km cable system from Europe to Africa with landing stations in Nigeria, Ghana and Portugal, reinforcing the position of both companies in the African telecommunications ecosystem. Thanks to this new cable connection, several countries in West Africa will benefit from better connectivity, lower prices and access to new services.

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  9. Why NASA chose Senegal to find out more about an asteroid in outerspaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Mail & Guardian

    Dozens of scientists from NASA and France, along with five tons of astronomical equipment descended on Dakar, Senegal in August 2018. They joined 21 Senegalese scientists in an important mission: collecting precious data in preparation for the flyby of an asteroid called Ultima Thule on January 2019.

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  10. Orange reinforces its connectivity on the West African Coast through...Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 15 | World News Report

    ... for the construction and installation of two new branches and stations. These will connect the cable to Dakar in Senegal and Abidjan in the CA te d'Ivoire by mid-2019. Orange will be the owner of the cable station in Dakar. Orange's investment ...

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  11. Euro News: Goulamirian vs. Flanagan, Ducastel No-Shows, MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Boxing Scene

    ... Mark Flanagan, 24-5. IBO super lightweight title Mohammed Mimoune, 20-2, defends the title on October 20 in Dakar, Senegal, on a show staged by MK Event. Opponent will be Franck Petitjean, 22-4-3. Petitjean was also official challenger for the EBU ...

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  12. UpFront Soul (Formerly The Nightfly): UpFront Soul #2018.38- September 17-23, 2018 hr 2, Segment 1Read the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... / I Wanna Love / Rocafort Records David y Graciela / El Avispon / International Funk / Gestu de Dakar / Ndiourel / Senegal 70-Sonic Gems & Previously Unreleased Recordings / Joan Armatrading / Like Fire / Joan Armatrading / A&M Hour 2 Sister Rosetta ...

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  13. Literacy a worldwide issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... literacy rates all over the world. Dakar Framework for Action is adopted at the World Education Forum in Dakar, Senegal, organized by UNESCO. Literacy is high on the agenda and goals are adopted: to meet the basic learning needs of youth and adults ...

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  14. Cable Compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... and installation of two new branches and stations on the system. These will connect the cable to Dakar in Senegal and Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) by mid-2019; Orange will be the owner of the cable station in Dakar. Orange Marine , a wholly-owned ...

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  15. Eurobites: Orange Bolsters African Presence With Subsea DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Light Reading

    ... see the construction and installation of two new branches and stations, which will connect the cable to Dakar in Senegal and Abidjan in the Cote d'Ivoire by mid-2019. Orange will own the cable station in Dakar. MainOne's current system comprises a ...

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  16. Africa:Wind, Solar Farms Could Double Rainfall in Sahara - ScientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Foundation. The Sahara desert is largely uninhabitable, but the Sahel - a semi-arid belt below it stretching from Senegal to Sudan - is one of the poorest parts of the world with a rapidly growing population that has been hard-hit by climate change. ...

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  17. Merck Foundation to build healthcare capacity in SenegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Newkerala.com

    Mumbai , Sep 12 : Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation met His Excellency MACKY SALL, The President of Senegal to discuss Merck Foundation's strong and long-term commitment to build healthcare capacity on 30th August 2018 in Senegal. Merck Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany.

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  18. Profile: A Senegalese businessman's road to success from YiwuRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | Xinhuanet

    ... it a gold mine. He said even his clients thought he set the prices too low when he brought gadgets back to sell in Senegal. At that time, Tirera often traveled between Dakar and Yiwu. After visiting Yiwu for 10 to 20 days, he usually returned home ...

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  19. Growing Global Cancer Crisis Should Spark Call to ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Voice of America

    ... 46, looks out the window after her annual check up with Dr. Abdoul Aziz Kasse at the Clinique des Mamelles in Dakar, Senegal on July 13, 2017. Diakite has successfully recovered from cervical cancer thanks to Dr. Kasse and yearly checks. The data ...

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  20. Merck Foundation to underscore their long term commitment to build healthcare capacity in SenegalRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 12 | World News Report

    Merck Foundation discusses their healthcare development programs with The President of Senegal; 5th Edition of "Merck Africa Asia Luminary" to be conducted at CICAD, Dakar on 30th & 31st of October 2018 under the patronage of The President and in partnership with Ministry of Health of Senegal; Merck Foundation met the Minister of Health of Senegal to discuss their Cancer Access Program; Merck Foundation CEO was also invited to WHO Regional meeting for African Ministers of Health to share her experience of developing "Merck More than a Mother" campaign.

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