Senegal Newswire (Page 11)

Senegal Newswire (Page 11)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Senegal. (Page 11)

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  1. Salt colors differ in different places; Hawaii has black and Senegal has pink.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | English Dong-A

    ... made in Hawaii is black as it is mixed with black sand that is common in volcano areas. In Dakar, the capital of Senegal, there is a saline lake called Lake Retba and the salt there has pink color. The color was made when red algae meet white salt ...

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  2. Senegal turns to sewage in bid to meet renewable goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Reuters

    The sulfurous odor wafting from an open septic tank on a sandy street in Dakar may be stomach-churning but Senegal's government believes such pits could contain a solution to the fast-growing capital's sanitation and power woes. The chaotic expansion of the city of 3 million people in recent years has meant many homes in its sprawling suburbs are unconnected to sewage pipes, leaving residents prey to diseases such as cholera, typhoid and hepatitis, particularly during the three-month rainy season.

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  3. Africa: AfDB Converge to Catalyze Africa's Agriculture TransformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economy, as well as Ministers of Agriculture, Rural Development, Trade and Industry and Governors of Central Banks joined business leaders, academia, investment agencies, civil society and global experts in Dakar, Senegal, to discuss the future and transformation of agriculture in Africa. The Feeding Africa Conference, organized by the African Development Bank , was officially opened by its President, Akinwumi Adesina, who will be joined by Senegalese President Macky Sall and the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Augustus Mpata Ponyo.

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  4. Senegal and other placesRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2015 | Pax Nortona

    I've been in three time zones this trip, mere hours apart. Seven hours separate me now from my normal time zone; the heat and the humidity have been more of a problem that disruption of my circadian rhythms here in Senegal.

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  5. Mysterious deaths raise fears of Ebola relapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Reuters

    A number of unexplained deaths in Sierra Leone have led to fears that they could be Ebola relapse cases. Reuters Emma Farge reports from Dakar, Senegal, one of the West African countries devastated by the virus last year.

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  6. Stratex International plc's "Speculative Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Beaufort SecuritiesRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... United Kingdom. A drill program is underway in the project. The West Africa operation centre is situated in Dakar, Senegal. The region has active projects in Liberia and Senegal. Drilling is being undertaken at the Dalafin project in Senegal. ...

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  7. Many Countries Fall Short on Expanding Girls' Access to SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Education Week

    More than half of the world's countries have failed to achieve gender parity in education for girls in primary and secondary schools, missing a key goal set out in the Education for All forum 15 years ago by an international coalition convened by the United Nations. In a report released this month , UNESCO, the U.N.'s cultural agency, focused on progress in the Education for All initiative-launched in 2000 when 164 countries met in Dakar, Senegal, and agreed on common education goals, including schooling access for girls.

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  8. Billionaire becomes cornerstone investor in Teranga GoldRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2015 | The Northern Miner

    David Mimran, financier, Hollywood movie producer and chief executive officer of his family's Mimran Group, whose wealth stems from agri-industry to banking, shipping and real estate, has taken a 9.9% stake in Canadian junior Teranga Gold . The Mimran Group is the largest private sector employer in Senegal, where Teranga's Sabodala open-pit gold mine, the country's largest commercial gold mine and mill, has been producing the precious metal since 2009.

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  9. Africa: Waging a Lyrical War Against Genital CuttingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... done anything wrong? Decades have passed since Diatta underwent female genital mutilation (FGM) as a young girl in Senegal, but the pain and trauma have remained with her ever since. Now an activist, rapper and singer, performing under the stage ...

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  10. Clearing out the cranial clutter and taking Ben to the brink -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    ... swimming front crawl for up to 12 hours a day when he starts his 'Swim the Big Blue' adventure in Dakar Harbour in Senegal. The swim will take him through 30-foot surges in shark inhabited regions and he will encounter jelly fish, flying fish and a ...

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  11. Teranga Gold Completes $22.7 Million Private Placement - What It Means For InvestorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    Teranga Gold just announced that it has completed a $22.7 million private placement with the Mimran family, which is the largest private sector employer in Senegal. The private placement was done at C$.58 per common share, slightly above Tuesday's share price of C$.57.

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  12. BuzzFeed expands foreign staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Washington Post

    BuzzFeed today will announce a pair of additions to its foreign reporting staff, continuing a build-out that started in mid-2013 . Coming aboard the massively trafficked digital news operation will be Ali Watkins, a Huffington Post reporter who will work the national security beat for BuzzFeed out of its D.C. bureau; and the Guardian's Monica Mark, who'll be based in Senegal.

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  13. After six-year revamp, Paris Museum of Mankind re-opens its doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Reuters

    A worker walks past a renovated traditional public transport bus from Dakar, Senegal, 1960, during a press visit as preparations continue at the Museum of Mankind in Paris, France, October 14, 2015. T Evelyne Heyer, a specialist in genetic anthropology and a member of the museum's scientific committee, poses during a press visit at the Museum of Mankind in Paris, France, October 14, 2015.

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  14. Forward defenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Economist

    THE rubbish-strewn beach at Hann, a suburb of Dakar, Senegal's capital, is packed with colourful, canoe-like pirogue fishing boats, ideal for smuggling lucrative human cargo. A dozen years ago the first ghastly scenes of drowned bodies washing up on European beaches featured pirogues from Hann and elsewhere that set out for the Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago just 60 miles off the African coast.

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  15. Benin's long-ruling former president Kerekou dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... by many to be the father of modern Benin, Kerekou was born in 1933 and received military training in Mali and Senegal before joining former colonial master France's army and rising through the ranks to major. He seized power in the tiny West African ...

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  16. Django Django in concert. WENN.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | 24 Hours

    ... voices, performs in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Channeling his griot heritage of sung history and social commentary, Senegal's politically inspired and charismatic vocalist offers a powerful message of change through his music. Joined by his ...

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  17. Thumbnail imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | This is Gloucestershire

    ... swimming front crawl for up to 12 hours a day when he starts his 'Swim the Big Blue' adventure in Dakar Harbour in Senegal. The swim will take him through 30-foot surges in shark inhabited regions and he will encounter jelly fish, flying fish and a ...

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  18. Falling pregnant by touching boys? Africans confront sex taboos with educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Japan Times

    When Sokhna Aminatou Sarr started menstruating, as a young girl in Senegal who had not yet reached her teenage years, her mother warned that she would become pregnant if she went near any boys. While taboos surrounding sexual and reproductive health may be common among older generations across West and Central Africa, they are also often perpetuated by teachers, religious leaders and health workers, the 27-year-old activist said.

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  19. Saratoga: Musicians come together to form OneBeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Photograph courtesy of Vieux Cissoko Vieux Cissoko, a Kora player from Ziguinchor, Senegal, is one of the fellows participating in OneBeat 2015. A free performance by the OneBeat fellows will be offered at the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, 2pm-6pm, Sunday, October 25, 2015.

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  20. DVD reviews: Ousmane Sembene; The Firemen's Ball; The ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... a manual labourer before joining the army to fight with the Free French in the second world. In 1946 he returned to Senegal where he worked on the railways and took part in Africa's first union-led strike. Then he went back to France by stowing away ...

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